Jewelry Inspiration

Jewelry Inspiration

“You see jewelry in everything …you rush rush to the studio…You take a deep breath…”

That quote above is taken from Noritamy’s website. Unfortunately, I don’t share those same sentiments, at least not lately. My creative mojo has been in hibernation or on vacation. I stare at all my jewelry supplies and beads…and nothing.

I’m hoping by writing up this post, creating the spread above, and browsing through sites that I’ll get that urge to create something new. Perhaps by reading this you’ll get ideas for yourself on how you can spruce up your wardrobe with new jewelry…

Oftentimes I like to browse through men’s jewelry collections for inspiration. Jewelry for men is typically very simple, but sometimes simple is better – especially when you’re wearing an outfit that commands more attention. When the jewelry is simple, you can wear more than a few pieces like the arm party trend that continues into this season. The bracelet below is actually a man’s bracelet, but I think that women could wear it too…

Handmade Mens Jewellery by Stephen Einhorn

I’ve also turned to Pinterest for inspiration. I came across this Chanel necklace that I would love to replicate, but my problem is that I don’t have the patience to take on a piece like this. I’ve made something similar that was only one strand, and it took forever to finish.

Coco Rocha is one of the very few fashion people I follow on Instagram. Last year she launched a jewelry collection with Senhoa, a non-profit company that produces jewelry handmade by people who have survived human trafficking. The necklace that Coco is wearing below is made with over 2,500 Swarovski crystals…

Coco Rocha wearing Rachany necklace

Do you find fashion inspiration from others? What is your favorite type of jewelry?

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