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Merewif expands their collection

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Gold Yin Yang Necklaces with Customizable Gemstones

Merewif, by Savannah Watson, is a collection that focuses on the designer’s seaside lifestyle, featuring modern jewelry inspired by sea creatures, plants and the tides. New styles on the site like the Seahorse Ear Crawlers and the Rope Choker are perfect examples. Some of Merewif’s other newest pieces expand the focus to other facets of the natural world, including the standout Yin Yang Necklace with Customizable Gemstones, which lets each buyer pick the gems to adorn the the two complimentary halves that comprise the whole. 

A Q&A with Designer Dana Bronfman

A recent Fashion Group International Rising Star Award recipient, independent jewelry designer Dana Bronfman draws inspiration for her eponymous contemporary fine jewelry collection from juxtaposing the beauty of natural elements with the grit and glamour of New York City’s industrial architecture. Dana designs each jewel in her collection from recycled fine metals in her Brooklyn studio and then master [...]

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Rising Star

Independent jewelry designer Dana Bronfman was just awarded the Rising Star award in the fine jewelry category by Fashion Group International, a global organization of over 5000 members focused on promoting the business of fashion. Dana’s dazzling eco-conscious jewelry is crafted in New York using certified recycled fine metals and reclaimed gems. Her pieces define modern jewelry incorporating [...]

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It's all in the Mix

The look this Winter is all about varied materials. So mixed metal jewelry is looking bigger than ever with dual metals showcased in a single piece. As the rules are changing and it’s become acceptable to mix silver and gold jewelry in a single ensemble, mixed metal jewelry provides a bridge for those who still like to keep [...]

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Newest Looks from Lumo Jewelry

We’ve been adding lots of new styles from the ever-popular Lumo Jewelry. Think simple, minimalist approaches that somehow become everyone’s latest obsessions despite, or perhaps because of, their pared-back approach to modern jewelry. New styles include updated earring looks with innovative new shapes like the Abby Studs or Slip On Opal Studs, both which feature a a coiled hoop which starts in front of [...]

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Put a Ring On It

Rings have been the primary focus of many jewelry collections in recent years with designers catering to women who’ve been piling on multiple rings, either stacked on a single finger or spread across the digits.The trend toward innovation and individuality continues as modern rings come in so many unique forms and materials. There are wrap rings like the Bound Ring [...]

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A Q&A with Designer Liz Law

Liz Law Jewelry honors the past while celebrating the present, rendering pieces that are unique yet always wearable. The Los Angeles-based designer often incorporates vintage baubles and themes into her work, reinterpreting them into modern motifs. Liz finds great beauty and intrigue in finding new ways to join the old and the new, and explores other visual juxtapositions in her [...]

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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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