Trend Watch: Colorful Gemstone Necklaces

Posted on August 04, 2016 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

It seems that the fashion world has deepened its obsession with colorful gems. If the prevalence of engagement rings with colored stones isn’t proof enough, take a look at one of the season’s most glamorous trends: colorful gemstone necklaces.

From classic, single-pendant pieces to elaborate, multi-colored statement pieces, there’s a gemstone necklace for just about every style or outfit.

Barbara Michelle Jacobs Champagne Diamond Pendant Necklace | BMJ Blog  

Barbara Michelle Jacobs North Star Champagne Diamond Pendant Necklace

A classic, single pendant necklace is a perfect piece to elevate your everyday work wardrobe. A simple necklace like this can be worn with evening wear, too. For a classic look, pair with a little black dress and a French twist.

 Trend Watch: Gemstone Necklaces | BMJ Blog

Harry Winston Secret Wonder Reversible Diamond, Sapphire and Aquamarine Pendant

Some, more elaborate designs include “clashing” colors like shades of ocean blue and green. These rule-bending pieces represent the playful and daring nature of contemporary jewelry trends.

 Trend Watch: Gemstone Necklaces | BMJ Blog

Bvlgari Sapphire Flower Necklace

Leave it to Italian designer Bvlgari to create colorful and lush gemstone necklaces that seem to capture every color of the rainbow. Dazzling with fancy sapphires, peridots, rubellites, diamonds, and pavé diamonds, this colorful necklace deserves center stage. Pair it with solid colors and simple tailoring.

 Trend Watch: Gemstone Necklaces | BMJ Blog

Monica Rich Kosann One-of-a-Kind Locket with Cushion Cut Sapphire

This lovely locket is a marriage of an elegant vintage aesthetic and our current love for brilliantly colored stones. This piece could easily stand alone as the centerpiece of an outfit or be layered with a few delicate gold chains.

Trend Watch: Gemstone Necklaces | BMJ Blog 

Yi Collection Aquamarine and Ruby Necklace

Pairing different-sized ruby and aquamarine stones, this delicate necklace plays on the beauty of asymmetry and unexpected combinations. A perfect layering piece, this necklace is a fun way to express your unique sense of style.

 What's your favorite style of gemstone necklace? 

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Unconventional Engagement Rings

Modern Poison Rings by Wendy Brandes

Engagement Rings with Colored Stones


Photos: Barbara Michelle Jacobs, Harry Winston, Bvlgari, Moda Operandi, Yi Collection

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