Our Monday morning trend report features a new and modern twist to turquoise jewelry, blue has been the focal point in many collections this year, making it the year of “The blue”, it is also fitting because we salute blue this month in our features, (Sapphires – September!)….
Turquoise has taken a back seat to some of the more poupular blue stones, don’t want to mention any names, again! Some designers has brought it to life this year with stunning color/colour pairings and contemporary designs, love the new look!
Trend on blue, trend on!
18K gold teddy bear rings with black, brown and white diamonds, so cute, maybe not so cuddly!
Fun fact: “Chocolate,” “cognac,” and “champagne,” all beautiful ways to refer to the most common color variety of diamond…brown.
18kt white and black gold with colourless/colorless diamonds, natural green garnet and blue sapphires, fine blend of colour/color, great pairing!
Fun actuality: The British Crown Jewels are full of large blue sapphires, and even more recently Prince Charles chose a sapphire engagement ring for Princess Diana.
Our two cents’ worth Funday Friday pick are these win-some butterfly brooches with black opals, sapphires and diamonds set in platinum, so cute!
Fun tradition: Sapphires are also the Wedding anniversary gemstone and are given as gifts for the 45th year of marriage.
18K white gold rings with pavé set sapphires, spectacularly finished! Such rich, bold and beau-ti-ful color!
Fun fact: Sapphires come in a vast range of natural colors and shades and are available in every color but red. Sapphires in colors other than blue are often referred to as fancy sapphires
Taking a leap with these guys would be fun, superb craftsmanship!
Gold and silver lizard necklace with diamonds, sapphires and turquoise.
Fun fact: The rarest type of sapphire is a pinkish orange variety called padparadscha, a name that comes from the Sanskrit word for lotus flower.
Our two cents’ worth Tuesday pick spotlights this 18K black gold ring featuring an oval blue topaz surrounded with sapphires, citrine, rubies, amethyst, black spinel and natural green garnet.
Trendy themes: Garden inspired jewels matched with little critters, gold, stones, enamel…., Louis Armstrong would be impressed!