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Blog - Modern Jewelry

The Ears Have It

Now hear this: The ears have become the focal point for some of the most innovative modern jewelry designs. There has been no end to new trends focused on ways to freshen up the notion of a matching pair or to adorn multiple piercings with modern earring styles like ear cuffs, ear climbers, single studs, and asymmetry all still going [...]

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Trending: Chokers

The necklace of the season is the choker, be it sculptural like the Arc Choker by Third Crown, be-ribboned like the Everyday Architectural Choker by Neshka or a piece of modern jewelry that would give a boho off-the-shoulder look some edge, like the Selene Choker by Merewif. Chokers started strong for Spring and are now a full-blown phenom. We like them best against [...]

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Introducing Neshka

A favorite part of our job is searching for and discovering an independent jewelry designer that was not on our radar.  We have a pretty defined aesthetic, so while we come across so many talented individuals, not too many scream "Visible Interest" and make us want to put their amazing modern jewelry on the site [...]

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Sculptural Silver

With NY Fashion Week recently behind us, we’ve had a chance to scout what was hot on the runway. Modern jewelry continues to rule with a huge emphasis on sculptural silver pieces. Think arty shapes or geometric interpretations of more classic pieces like the standout Small Arc Bracelet by Third Crown or Dana Bronfman’s Trina Ring, accented with [...]

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New Modernity via Lauren Chisholm

There are lots of new swoon worthy styles on the site from fine jeweler Lauren Chisholm. Choose from beyond modern pearl looks like the Pearl Drop Necklace which has multiple charm stack options, to minimalist diamond styles such as the Diamond Promise Earrings or the High Line Necklace. Lauren’s pieces are a go-to for women who love the perfect proportions, clean lines and [...]

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Modern Gemstone Jewelry

Rubies, Emeralds, Turquoise…. These are classic gemstones that add a little extra pop and panache to a favorite piece like the Drifter Ring from Merewif. And then there are the gems of the moment: Labradorite, Moonstone, Tourmalated Quartz. They all have a subdued, dreamy quality that ups the cool quotient on any modern jewelry piece like the Lunar Claw or Artemis Ring by Acanthus Jewelry. [...]

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Now at NYFW

Another New York Fashion Week has come and gone. There were lots of looks we loved, particularly Alexander Wang who has an up-to-the-minute real world casualness about his collections, the revamped modernism at Diane Von Furstenberg and the downtown vibe at Opening Ceremony.                           But the true excitement for us [...]

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New From Dana Bronfman

There are lots of new styles in from Dana Bronfman Fine Jewelry. Think modern jewelry with both a social conscious and a glamorous, refined look. Dana Bronfman draws inspiration from juxtaposing the beauty of nature with the grit and glamour of New York City’s industrial architecture. New pieces like the Double Diamond Open Cuff Bracelet are a minimalist jewelry lover’s [...]

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Accessorizing that Halloween Look

It’s never too early to plan an outfit in our book. So while Halloween may seem a distant event, we’re already thinking of how best to dress. And while we love to create a look that shows both creativity and humor, we aren’t wild about spending money on things we will never wear again. So [...]

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Always on the Look Out

We’ve often been lauded for the curation of our modern jewelry. Thank you very much! And as a result, we’re frequently asked where we find the various independent jewelry designers who create the looks. And the answer is really, everywhere. We are a picky bunch and we’re always on the look out for modern jewelry designers whose aesthetic [...]

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