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Scalloped Peridot Wire Wrapped Tear Drop Earrings

Casual Jewelry Looks for Your Labor Day

… piece to pair with a sundress or tank top. Its bark texturing adds distinction to the gleaming look of the aluminum while keeping the design simple enough for casual wear. Twisted Cable Copper Link Necklace – Give your Labor Day ensemble a warm touch of color with the Twisted Cable Copper Link Necklace. The twisted Shapes of the copper links make this piece feminine, but it still has an air of simplicity that can be dressed down as easily as up. Scalloped Peridot Wire Wrapped Tear …

Amethyst Rose Quartz Necklace

Fall Jewelry Trends for 2014

… Disco-Inspired Jewelry For the fall season, jewelry inspired by the disco era is highly popular. Think sixties and seventies vintage color palettes and soft polished silvers and gold’s. Look for jewelry that has moveable parts and geometric Shapes and components. To fully look the part for the disco-inspired jewelry trend, try jewelry with textured stamping, animals skins, and matrixed enamels. Consider a pair of chandelier earrings, collar necklaces, or door knockers. Purple-Palette Jewelry …

Amazonite Copper Wire Wrapped Tear Drop Earrings

Amazonite Gemstone Jewelry

Varieties of Amazonite Amazonite is a colorful gemstone often used in jewelry, ranging from green, blue-green, to yellow-green. As a green variety of microcline feldspar, amazonite can be found in a variety of Shapes, sizes, and hues. Its name comes from the Amazon River found in Brazil, from which green stones were originally obtained. The name may also refer to the green shades of the rainforest along the river that were reflected in the gemstones. Due to its desirable bright green color, …

Chased Aluminum Hoop Earrings

Must-Have Hoop Earrings for a Modern Wardrobe

… features can also help you decide on a pair of hoop earrings. Medium to thicker hoops complement full, wide, or strong face Shapes. Thinner hoops tend to look better on fine-boned or smaller faces, as they do not overwhelm one’s facial structure. Go for Quality: Invest in a quality pair of hoop earrings as these will last much longer than a pair from your local dollar store. Cheaper, mass-produced jewelry tends to tarnish, break, and bend more easily than jewelry that is handcrafted and of …

Three Tiered Violet Anodized Large Lily Pad Earrings - Anodized Aluminum Jewelry by John S Brana

Fashionable Anodized Aluminum Jewelry

Fashion-Friendly Anodized Aluminum Jewelry Modern trends are all about pops of bold color, cool Shapes, and fashion-friendly pieces for one’s wardrobe. Due to the growing popularity of the retro color blocking trend, more and more people are loving anodized aluminum jewelry. Whether you prefer a brilliant pair of lilac-colored earrings or an attractive green bracelet, anodized aluminum is the trend to try. Not only are these pieces light-weight, but the anodized color is permanent and are sure …

May Birthstones - Carnelian Vermeil Bracelet by Handmade Jewelry by John S Brana

May Birthstones

… family of gemstones, emeralds have a rating on the Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness of 7.5 to 8, making them ideal for daily wear. Many pieces of May birthstone jewelry are highly scratch-resistant and durable. Cuts: Emeralds can be cut in a wide range of Shapes to show off their vibrancy. Oval, round, pear-shaped, and hearts are popular Shapes used in May birthstone jewelry. The emerald cut maintains a high percentage of the original gemstone, making it the perfect keepsake due to the value. …

ronze Rutilated Quartz Cocktail Ring by San Francisco jewelry designer John S Brana

Fashionable Bronze Rings

… possible to find bronze rings of all Shapes and sizes in stores around the world. From band designs containing simple etchings to more elaborate styles featuring tree-like tendrils and embedded gemstones, there is a wide enough variety out there to suit anyone’s tastes. Wearing Bronze Jewelry And of course, these rings are quite versatile and can be worn out and about just about anywhere. Elegant enough for a formal dinner and durable enough for an outdoor barbeque, these rings really are made …

Barbary Coast Beaded Gemstone Handmade Jewelry Collection

Barbary Coast Beaded Gemstone Jewelry Collection Video

Barbary Coast Beaded Gemstone Handmade Jewelry Collection Dynamic Shapes and countless layers of richly textured semi-precious gemstones define this show stopping statement jewelry collection which also features gold vermeil, 14K gold, 18Kgold, and fine and sterling silver. For those who love a statement piece (Press and Celebrity Photos), the Barbary Coast collection is perfect for those who choose to build an ensemble around their jewelry. Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry …

Handmade Eco-Chic Jewelry

… Wearing “green” jewelry isn’t just about taking your Grandmother’s old brooches and re-wearing them, rather than buying new, although bringing new life to elegant vintage pieces is a hot trend as well. Eco-friendly jewelry can also mean recycling the basic materials used to make the jewelry such as melting down glass to form it into different new Shapes, reforming metal or reusing other components from old jewelry. Recycled Metals and Stones in Eco-chic Jewelry Jewelers and designers …

Handmade Coral Jewelry

Coral Jewelry Throughout the Ages Coral jewelry has been around for millennia. Ancient artifacts from around 41,000 years ago have been found decorated with this colorful stone. Actually, stone is not really the right word here as coral is made up of millions of microscopic organisms. Growing in colonies, they form the beautiful Shapes and colors which we easily recognize. These vibrant tones can be seen in items such as John S. Brana’s spectacular Pink Coral Garnet Necklace. Over the …