From moissanite to Lucite, the focus of today's jewelry is big, bold and clean. A simple outfit can be accentuated in a big way with a statement piece that gracefully takes center stage.
"It's the jewelry that actually makes the look," says fashion stylist
Jesse Garza, co-founder of Visual Therapy, a New York wardrobe
consultancy, and co-author, with his Visual Therapy partner Joe Lupo,
of Life in Color: The Visual Therapy Guide to the Perfect Palette for Fashion, Beauty, and You!. Says Garza,
"I love a flattering, clean backdrop with a statement piece–a pop of color."
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big beads; a thick, geometric bangle; an oversized ring. Perhaps as a
reaction to tough economic times, precious jewels have been stowed
away, replaced with semiprecious stones such as lapis, pyrite and
quartz; and materials such as horn, resin and even Lucite.
today, to walk around with a stack of diamond bangles doesn't feel
right," Garza says.
His and Lupo's picks for great daytime jewelry:
chunky, midsized hoop earrings; wood cuff bracelets; and turquoise bead
Hand Made And Engraved Moissanite Ring With Yellow Sapphires And Pave' Diamonds
made/hand engraved platinum ring with a 4.50ct (dia equiv) Charles and
Colvard created round moissanite, 1/2ct t.w. yellow sapphires and 1/3ct
t.w. pave' diamonds. Also available with pink or blue sapphires.