Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

You've probably noticed asymmetrical jewelry lately. Whether it’s in the form of “mismatched” earrings or modern, amorphous clusters of stones, this trend combines a youthful spirit of creativity with contemporary elegance. The following pieces are all about individuality and breaking the rules with a twinkle in your eye. You’ll find that despite the apparent geometrical imbalance of this jewelry, each piece manifests its own, unique brand of visual balance.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Barbara Michelle Jacobs Esperanza Twig Hoop Earrings

Made with 100% reclaimed silver and cast from Central Park twigs, these sexy, oxidized sterling silver earrings come with a removable white silver pod. Perfect for sultry evenings out.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blue Sapphire Solitaire Engagement Ring

The subtle asymmetry of the silver band in this sapphire solitaire engagement ring comes from the twig that was cast for this ring. Sometimes the most beautiful things are found in nature—and nature plays by her own design rules.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Tessa Packard London Courtesan’s Earrings in Blue

These cleverly asymmetrical earrings are decorated with pave-set black diamonds, carved lapis, and suspended sapphire, smoky quartz, and tourmaline gemstones. Truly a glamorous set for the woman with a creative edge.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Jordan Alexander Gold Ring with Diamonds and Feather

This remarkable ring is indeed an attention-grabbing statement piece that combines mixed metals and several small diamonds with a large pearl.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Inspired by crusty yet beautiful old boats and pier beams, these “mismatched” sterling silver barnacle studs are a fun choice for anyone who loves life by the beach.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Xiao Wang Mismatching Gravity Earrings

These stunning asymmetrical earrings come with lots of movement and sparkle. They’re the jewelry equivalent of a fine glass of champagne accompanied by your favorite jazz track.

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

MeiraT Diamond & Semiprecious Stone Bracelet

Described as “artfully imperfect,” this delicate bracelet combines small diamonds with a beautiful stone (choices include labradorite, blue opal, mother-of-pearl, and ruby).

Trend Watch: Asymmetry in Jewelry | Barbara Michelle Jacobs Blog

Eden Presley Golden Mantra Choker

Combining three trends in one—mantras, asymmetry, and chokers, oh my!—this fun, customizable necklace was created to remind us of what’s important in life.

What’s your favorite asymmetrical piece?

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Photos: Barbara Michelle Jacobs, Tessa Packard London, Jordan Alexander, Casey Sharpe, Nordstrom

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