Today’s incredible real wedding comes to us from Sampat Jewellers Inc., based in San Jose, CA. We just love all the thoughtfully designed details! Here’s Sampat Jewellers Inc. to tell us more:

Amanda is a graphic designer and David is an Industrial Designer, they met at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) during their grad school. Amanda is very meticulous detail oriented and a very talented artist. David is a very hard working Industrial designer who is never short of ideas and is very vibrant and an amazing person at heart.

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They both believe in sustainability and using materials that are local. Thus their wedding had to be both sustainable and delightful to experience for all the guest. The wedding was held up in a spot in Marin County, California. The idea was to make it feel comfortable, romantic and elegant. They were conscious of trying to make all the elements out of sustainable materials and finding as many materials locally.

Since both of them are not from California they wanted the guests to experience a bit of Northern California where they had decided to make their life and home together. Their wedding was set under a beautiful canopy of Redwood trees and wanted that feeling extended throughout the decor. They used a lot raw exposed wood elements like marquee lighting, standing photo frames, centerpieces, table number holders and more.

All the wood was recycled and reclaimed from reclaimed palettes and cut-off from previous projects from their studio. Succulent plugs for the center pieces were sourced from Southern California and lovingly cultivated over the year prior to their wedding. They chose succulents as these plants are drought resistant and thrive in California. Also the two loved the idea of a guest being able to take the plants home and have them for many years to follow.

The peony backdrop was made by Amanda out of crepe paper with LED micro-light strung from a long piece of driftwood that they found along the coast near their house. With an outdoor wedding under the trees and living centerpieces, the only cut flowers were the bouquets.

Flowers were purchased from the Oakland flower market the day before the wedding and put together in their cute kitchen. The pennants were made from (recyclable!) white Tyvek and hand sewn by David. Amanda’s engagement ring was custom designed by David. We were very fortunate to have Sampat Jewelers in San Jose source the perfect conflict-free diamond and collaborate and create Amanda’s ring.

Amanda’s wedding dress was purchased second hand at Emerald City Gowns, a boutique wedding dress shop about short distance from their home and her aunt made the long veil. The two were very happy with how our wedding came together and felt like it really had small pieces from places we hold near and dear to their home.

Congratulations Amanda & David and thank you Sampat Jewellers Inc. for sharing! For more information about Sampat Jewellers Inc., please visit their WeddingLovely Vendor Guide profile.

What do you think about today’s real wedding? Let us know in the comments below!

Photography: Daring Wanderer
Engagement Ring: Sampat Jewellers
Wedding gown: Emerald City Gowns


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