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!
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”
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”
Jewels have the potential to transcend time and place, to distort our own less sparkling realities into something more romantic and enable us to fantasize. No jewelry house seems to understand this like Van Cleef & Arpels. Their recent collection, Bals de Legende, is inspired by the greatest parties in history and spans references from … Continue reading “Van Cleef & Arpels Bals de Légende: What Legends Are Made Of”
Of course! It’s so obvious. The concept of a cuff in jewelry is based on shirt-cuffs, so why shouldn’t ours come with their own bejeweled cufflinks? Kara by Kara Ross‘ chunky bangle is a brilliantly discrete play on the menswear trend, no clunky oxfords required. No, this is a shirt-cuff I can get used to … Continue reading “Kara by Kara Ross Lizard Shirt-Cuff Bangle: Cufflinks Seem So Passé”