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Sterling Silver

Ax + Apple: Shipwrecked and Fabulous

Inspired by shipwreck remains and treasures lost at sea, Ax + Apple is all for “making things like they used to.” The result: super-cool, antique-y jewelry with an Indian vibe. Each piece feels like a rare vintage discovery. Think casts of maple pods and sterling-silver bows. Necklaces with pocket-knives (the James II has an abalone … Continue reading “Ax + Apple: Shipwrecked and Fabulous”

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Tiffany & Co. Locks Bangles: Under Lock and Key

Who knew shackles could be so fashionable? And we’re not talking about the S&M crowd. Then again, who knew Tiffany & Co. could be so unorthodox? Whether you think their relatively new Locks serious – heart-shaped keyhole pendants, solid-gold padlocks, and yes, a great array of bangles – is delightfully kinky or just plain cool, … Continue reading “Tiffany & Co. Locks Bangles: Under Lock and Key”

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Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Sterling Silver Ring: You've Got to Weave to Believe

Can’t get enough woven goodness? Here’s a ring for the Bottega Veneta obsessed (guilty!). Yes, my love for their iconic – and addictive – intrecciato weave spills over past bags into shoes, belts, and yes, jewels. Nobody ever said it had to come in the form of buttery leather. Somehow, it can be just as … Continue reading “Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Sterling Silver Ring: You've Got to Weave to Believe”

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Laurent Gandini Sterling Heart Earrings: Rock N Roll All Night

Laurent Gandini has the most amazing earrings, intricate and gorgeous with just a dash of exoticism that cannot be pin pointed. These totally Rock N Roll earrings are just as striking but with an elegance that is not usually synonymous with the rock lifestyle. Flaming hearts shows your passion and the cross is left for … Continue reading “Laurent Gandini Sterling Heart Earrings: Rock N Roll All Night”

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Pamela Love Porcupine Needle Oxidized Sterling Silver Ring: It'll Just Be a Little Prick

Leave it to darkly mystical jewel designer Pamela Love to give us a ninja weapon and accessory in one slick ring to slip on our fingers. Most hardcore baubles (they’re are suddenly so many out there inspired by swords, studs, punks, and daggers) only look threatening, but in this case, I’m actually serious about the … Continue reading “Pamela Love Porcupine Needle Oxidized Sterling Silver Ring: It'll Just Be a Little Prick”

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Alex Monroe 22-Karat Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Daisy Earrings: Bloom Baby, Bloom.

I’m such a sucker for flowers this time of year. Back in the cold, dark days of March I wrote of the Alex Monroe Daisy Necklace and how it reminded me of spring. Now, while we are in the heart of the season, there is no better time to sport some floral jewels while the … Continue reading “Alex Monroe 22-Karat Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Daisy Earrings: Bloom Baby, Bloom.”

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Husam El Odeh Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Spoon Earrings: Spoon-Fed Sparkle

Remember spoon rings? The ends of antique sterling silver flatware wrapped around to fit your fingers – very hippie-dippy, very obvious cutlery. These earrings are the opposite side of the same spoon. It takes ingenious design to use an everyday object and make it unrecognizable. You can look closely at Husam El Odeh‘s gold-plated spoon … Continue reading “Husam El Odeh Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Spoon Earrings: Spoon-Fed Sparkle”

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Alex Monroe 22-Karat Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Daisy Necklace: He Loves Me.. He Loves Me… A Lot.

Had I seen this pretty little thing a month ago, it would have gone directly on my birthday wish list for any friend/family member/boyfriend/future boyfriend to purchase. I am always looking for unique jewelry that I could wear everyday, and the Alex Monroe Silver Daisy necklace seems just about perfect. I love how delicate the … Continue reading “Alex Monroe 22-Karat Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Daisy Necklace: He Loves Me.. He Loves Me… A Lot.”

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Rosantica Penelope Sterling Silver-Dipped Multi-Strand Necklace

A statement piece that is casual enough for everyday. I mean, we all need a little boldness in our daily lives. Sure, you can’t exactly wear this everyday, it would be too noticeable but it is a great investment to stock your accessories wardrobe with pieces that can go from tee shirt to cocktail dress. … Continue reading “Rosantica Penelope Sterling Silver-Dipped Multi-Strand Necklace”

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