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Blog - modern jewelry

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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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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