7 Head-turning, Gift-worthy Jewelry Picks
The Bling Ring
Still looking for the perfect gift for your someone special? Check out these seven statement-making jewelry picks. Ranging from vintage to contemporary, they're all available in time for Christmas, and sure to elicit the sort of "oh-you-shouldn't-have-but-I'm-SO-SO-happy-you-did" response you're looking for.
PAIR OF RESIN BRACELETS by MISSONI
This pair of paint-splattered, post-punk resin bracelets was produced by the world famous fashion house in the 1980s, and exudes the daring, avant-garde aesthetic that made that era oh-so stylish.
SHARK TEETH & PEARL NECKLACE by NEKTAR DE STAGNI
A reinvention of the traditional pearl necklace, this elegantly rebellious piece incorporates small, jagged cast silver shark teeth (coated in pearlescent enamel) into an otherwise classic strand.
THE FLY by ILYA & EMILIA KABAKOV
Raising the lowly fly into a precious piece of art, The Fly was designed by celebrated artist couple Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, and commissioned by renowned curator and gallerist Elisabetta Cipriani. The handcrafted enamel pendant is made of 18-karat gold, encrusted with diamonds and peridots, and hangs from a woven, gray silk chain.
PETIT FIN PAVE BLUE TIGER EYE EARRINGS by SARA BELTRÁN
For this pair of handmade, bohemian-chic earrings, Beltrán worked with Indian artisans to carve navy-hued tiger eye into a shark fin shape, then set it in 18-karat rose gold surrounded by white diamonds.
POLYCHROME RESIN BRACELETS by ANDREA DASHA REICH
Inspired by organic shapes found in nature, prolific multimedia artist Andrea Dasha Reich uses pure pigments and layers of epoxy resin to create one-of-a-kind, show-stopping jewelry.
RIDGED CITYSCAPE NECKLACE by TABOR & VILLALOBOS
This futuristic, architectural, one-of-a-kind piece was designed by fashion designer Graham Tabor and fashion photographer Miguel Villalobos. Handmade from sterling silver, the pendant is suspended on a hand-braided patent leather necklace.
MULTICOLORED RESIN BRACELET by MISSONI
This postmodern eye-catcher was produced by the Missoni fashion house in the 1980s; its rainbow waves deliver serious joy.