Feather jewelry can be hit or miss, depending on the quality of the materials and the sophistication of the design. Using delicate, swirling plumes and chains of stones, Raluca Ostasz gives the style a sense of feminine elegance. Her limited edition pieces seem as if they come from the richest depths of the jungle, but of course they come right from her studio!
“Amulette: A small object worn to protect the person wearing it against bad things (such as illness, bad luck, etc.).” I don’t know about you, but that’s more than what any of my other jewels do! First came Love, then came Juste un Clou, and now one of the most iconic luxury maisons has captured me yet again with the release of the Amulette de Cartier.
Saint Laurent nails minimalist chic yet again with this crazy good reissue from their archives. The geometric design hangs from a snake chain that centers around a piece of black onyx. This gemstone is thought to protect against negativity and build up your confidence (wearing it on a stunning necklace certainly can’t hurt your confidence … Continue reading Saint Laurent Opium Onyx Necklace: Chain of Command
In the Jane Austen novel of the same name, we meet two sisters who couldn’t be more different: one exuding spirit, spontaneity, and emotion, the other all about caution and control. While German-born designer Gabriele Frantzen’s Sense & Sensibility collection of necklaces and bracelets exudes much more caprice than prudence (I don’t see anything cautious … Continue reading Gabriel Frantzen Sense & Sensibility Collection: Come To Your Senses
I am shocked this is the same Lily Collins that was in The Blind Side! Not only has she grown up, she has grown up so chicly! Looking lovely in a fishtailed Zac Posen gown at the Paris premiere of Mirror, Mirror, it was her jewels that really caught my attention. Cartier would not have … Continue reading Lily Collins in Cartier: The Fairest of Them All
Don’t leave the color just to your bags, shoes, and couture – why should they have all the fun? Jewels aren’t just about white diamonds and neutral metals. So get brave with it, and spread the color around; my top picks are all different types of jewels. Just don’t wear them all at once or … Continue reading Top 5 Colorful Jewels: Look on the Bright Side
Any genuine Jewel Snob has swooned over and likely pined for Loren Ridinger‘s haute couture-worthy line of jewels. The only issue is Loren Jewels also tend to come with an haute-couture price tag. Pine no more! Loren’s highly anticipated line with HSN moderately priced from $199-$1,399, Yours by Loren, has finally launched! You can watch … Continue reading Yours by Loren Launches Tonight on HSN!
What could be better than giving jewels to your girlfriend, sister, mother, or wife? I love the idea of refusing to wait for men to give us jewels – the exchange between girls can be even more special. And what could be better than this intriguing earring collection by Kendra Scott (and at such an … Continue reading Kendra Scott Danielle Earrings: Give Me an Earful!
Always-eclectic Fenton jewelry is fantastical mix of chains, pearls, beads, rhinestones, and even sometimes fur and ribbon. Designer Dana Lorenz has a knack for bringing together dueling personalities, like the kooky and the classic, in an energetically excessive fashion. Now she has combined Shambhala-style beads, which everyone is crazy about at the moment, with her … Continue reading Fenton Silver and Onyx Cuff Bracelets: War and Peace