We’ve been perusing the jewelry cases of Birmingham’s finest jewelers, trying not to drool on the glass at these fabulous pieces. From casual, artsy bohemian designs to high-end, sophisticated looks, our roundup includes 16 of the most striking bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings from Birmingham’s best jewelers, boutiques and antiques dealers! Get ready to be wowed!
Natalie K for Forevermark™ bracelet
Treat yourself like royalty and adorn your wrist with this 18-karat white gold Natalie K for Forevermark™ bracelet. Twenty-seven bright white diamonds sparkle surrounded by individual diamond halos for a total of 490 accent diamonds creating a breathtaking piece of jewelry. Find it for $19,500 at Bromberg’s.
Copper & gemstone bracelets
Embrace your inner bohemian with elegant panache. These copper bracelets feature gorgeously colorful gemstones of turquoise, golden labradorite and titanium aura amethyst. Find them for $139 each at Richard Tubb Interiors.
Edgy street punk meets sophisticated glamour with this gold cuff. Dress it up as modern-casual with ripped jeans and a tee or go classic and formal with a black gown. Any way you cut it, this versatile piece is sure to be a jewelry box staple. Find it for $210 at Theadora Abbeyluxe.
If you’re a Southern gal with a heart for huntin’ and shootin’ on the farm, these gold bangles with charms, stones and repurposed shotgun shells put the “Bang!” in bangles! So, whether you’re out on the range or out on the town, you can let your inner Annie Oakley out with these beauties. Find them, ranging from $28.95 to $44.95, at The Blue Willow.
Cuffs by Laurel Bassett
If you’re one that delights in unique, wearable art, then these whimsical and striking cuffs are for you! In a variety of hammered and brushed metals with large colorful gemstones, each cuff has a hand-hewn charm and the art-forward aesthetic of its maker, Laurel Bassett. Find these cuffs, ranging from $74 to $98, at Town and Country Clothes.
This gorgeous one-of-a-kind diamond, onyx and coral tassel pendant featuring cultured pearls is set in 18-karat white gold and features .50 carats of diamonds. Embrace one of the hottest trends in jewelry and fashion, tassels, with this custom-designed elegant necklace. Find it for $2,900 at Avani Rupa Fine Jewelers.
Although it doesn’t carry the pomp and circumstance of diamonds and rubies, turquoise is nonetheless one of jewelry’s staple stones. This multilayered, chunky, beaded turquoise necklace makes a statement while also exuding a timeless, understated elegance. Find it for $320 at Cotton + Quill.
Coral branch necklace
Rust and copper shades are some of fashion’s hippest colors, so this coral branch necklace in a burnt orange tone is definitely on trend — not to mention the fact that we’re pining for any signs of beachy, summery days to come! Find it for $28.50 at Second Hand Rose.
Silver medallion vignette pendant
This silver medallion pendant with tribal design has the mysterious air of civilizations lost in time. New Orleans-based jewelry line Sennod creates these striking pendant pieces, called vignettes, which interlock into a vignette chain, so that you easily can change out your pendant, if desired! The signature vignette pendant pieces range from pearls and crosses to turquoise and gemstones. Find this silver medallion pendant for $288 at Mulberry Heights Antiques.
Vintage pearl necklace
Twisted strands of clustered pearls combine in an enchanting tangled necklace, fit for a mermaid. Add this vintage beauty to your favorite feminine frock for an instant boost of romanticism. Find it for $55 at Tricia’s Treasures.
Lapis lazuli pendant necklace
This adjustable pendant necklace features a delicate, asymmetrical copper strand with a simple yet striking hieroglyphic-style pendant with a polished lapis lazuli stone as its centerpiece. According to this stone’s legendary history and mystical origins, the lapis lazuli’s deep, celestial blue is the symbol of royalty and honor, spirit and vision — a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. So if you need a boost of wisdom and truth, along with some serious style, this is the necklace for you! Find it for $77.95 at The Blue Willow.
RINGS & EARRINGS
Put on these stackable rings adorned in fleur-de-lis, stones and studs and exude the opulence and flair of the royal court. Yet there’s an undeniable, modern edginess to these striking designs. Regal meets rock & roll! Find them, ranging from $70 to $180 per ring, at Manhattan South.
Judith Bright “Tish” earrings
These effortlessly chic earrings feature delicate gold ovals with teardrop semi-precious stones dangling within. And this design is rumored to be among Judith Bright’s personal favorites! Find it for $148 at Judith Bright.
Orbit X ring
Goldleaf-dipped feather earrings
Black, white and gold unite in these fabulously playful and bohemian earrings. Modernity meets nature in this black-and-white tassel of feathers dipped in gold leaf, creating a truly memorable look. Find them for $95 at Theadora Abbeyluxe.
Stefanie Somers earrings
These dramatic and dazzling earrings are often seen on celebrities making television appearances, on stars like Miranda Lambert in concert and on the pageant queens. From her more understated, everyday ready-to-wear collection to her glitzy couture collection, Stefanie Somers jewelry is undoubtedly composed of bold, statement pieces. Grab a pair of these sparklers and dress them down for a fun concert with the gals or dress them up with a gown for a black-tie affair. Find them, ranging from $78 to $315, at The Clothes Tree by Deborah.
Here’s to a happy and stylish 2017!