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Fabric Wrapped Jewelry

Fabric Wrapped Jewelry: Woven Wonders

As summer cools down we start to bundle up, and our jewels are no different! Woven cotton adds a boho feel to even the most elegant pieces, relaxing them to optimal wearability without losing any of the chic style. Which artisanal jewel will you be wrapping yourself in this fall?

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Lanvin Mismatched Earrings

Lanvin Mismatched Earrings: Splurge or Save?

Seeing costume jewelry priced at nearly $2,000 definitely makes you take a pause, but let’s examine the facts. First of all, it’s Lanvin, so the cost will be high. Yet with the variety of colored stones mismatched on each side, these are versatile pieces that are bound to match at least one hue in your ensemble.

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Lori Greiner Mirrored Jewelry Cabinet

Lori Greiner Mirrored Jewelry Cabinet: Hidden Treasures

This is the most brilliant invention ever. I’ve been looking for a way to store my fashion jewelry (it’s big and chunky – definitely not fit for a delicate little box), and here it is! Lori Greiner’s full-length mirror hides away all of your valuables, helping to best maintain your sanity, time, and space.

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Elise Dray Dragon Articulated Ring

Elise Dray Dragon Articulated Ring: A Jewel of Fire and Ice

Chalk it up to me being in Asia (and a Game of Thrones addict), but I’m suddenly drawn to all things dragon. If I can’t have a real one to turn my enemies to ash, I’ll just have to get my ice and fire from Elise Dray’s articulated full finger ring. Even though the French designer’s collection is only four years old, the fantastical scope is far from small.

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Karl Lagerfeld Klassic Seven Watch

Karl Lagerfeld Klassic Seven Watch: On Time for the Trend

White is Klassic and sophisticated, yet somehow white watches with Frugal price tags usually end up looking cheap. Something is just off about them, and typically it’s the logo placement (or size – bigger is not better in this case!). Of course that’s no problem for Karl Lagerfeld.

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Jenny Packham Bridal Collection

Jenny Packham Bridal Collection: Always the Bride…

…even when you’re not! That’s right – I’m not going to let the fact that I’m already married stop me from commandeering these looks. I’ve been excited about the jewels since I saw them at Jenny Packham’s runway show. I love that the Swarovskis are set like diamonds – it elevates the look without elevating the price…

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Ana Khouri Rose Gold Diamond Hand Cuff

Ana Khouri Rose Gold Diamond Hand Cuff: Wrap and Roll

Not the kind of hand cuff you’d expect – far better! Ana Khouri’s creation wraps gently around your hand like a sophisticated snake (it’s handmade from 18k rose gold and 1.5 carats of diamonds!). This is for the Jewel Snob who has everything because frankly, it’s pricey. Considering a hand cuff is such a novelty, I’m not sure it’s worth the investment…

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