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This Year, It's Earrings,
Earrings Everywhere

Are you ready for the year of the ear? If you haven’t heard — it’s here.

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WE AS A CULTURE are feeling a little more rebellious than usual in 2017, and earrings are the perfect way to translate that sentiment into jewelry. This is a big, brave, bold moment for the ear, from creative multi-piercing combinations spotted on street-style stars to Beyonce’s mega-statement ear wear at the 2017 Grammys.

Brenda Smith (Above)

18K white gold earrings with tourmaline briolettes (47.0 TCW), faceted rhodolite (1.90 TCW) and diamonds (0.16 TCW).

$13,040

brendasmithjewelry.com, (770) 337-6399

Perfect for Stacking

The fun of multiple ear piercings has reached every age group of the customer base, and if you’re smart, you’ll stock plenty of stack-ready earrings to match the demand. Remind your shoppers that if they’re rocking multiple piercings, each pair of earrings they take home is several looks in one — especially if they’re bold enough to try asymmetrical styling.

Emma bow earring from Laura Preshong

Laura Preshong

14K yellow gold earrings with tapered baguette diamonds (0.10 TCW).

$520

laurapreshong.com, (617) 236-7660

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Earrings from Stephanie Albertson

Stephanie Albertson Jewelry

22K yellow gold and topaz earrings.

$2,255

stephaniealbertson.com, (917) 279-0804

Diamond earrings from IDD

IDD

14K white gold studs with diamonds (1.00 TCW).

$1,499

iddny.com, (800) 621-1162

White gold studs from Megan Thorne

Megan Thorne

18K white gold studs with diamonds (0.20 TCW) and blue sapphires (0.03 TCW).

$1,430

meganthorne.com, (817) 920-7623

Stud earrings from Jane Taylor

Jane Taylor

18K rose gold studs with garnet (0.26 TCW) and rubellite tourmaline (0.58 TCW).

$1,320

janetaylor.com, (413) 256-8404

Earrings from Barbela Design

Barbela Design

14K yellow gold earrings with diamonds (0.18 TCW) and sapphires (0.10 TCW).

$700

barbeladesign.com, (212) 682-0724

Pearl earrings from Mastoloni

Mastoloni

18K yellow gold earrings with 8-8.5mm white cultured pearls and diamonds (0.26 TCW).

$1,750

mastoloni.com, (800) 347-3275

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Gold earrings with opals from Morphe

Morphē

14K yellow gold earrings with opals.

$680

morphejewelry.com

Hammered yellow gold earrings from Dana Bronfman

Dana Bronfman

Hammered 18K yellow gold earrings with diamonds (0.64 TCW).

$6,900

danabronfman.com, (650) 269-1101

Making a Statement

Women’s empowerment is an ongoing theme in 2017, and jewelry lovers are embracing outside-the-box styles that take up more visual space. Statement earrings are the epitome of this philosophy, allowing the wearer to frame her face with chandeliers of gems or precious metals. Now is the time for your customers to bedeck themselves like the queens they are.

Little H earrings

Little H

14K white gold earrings with Tahitian drop pearls and black diamonds (4.45 TCW).

$4,000

littlehjewelry.com, (949) 232-4472

Rose gold earrings from Sylvie Collection

Sylvie Collection

18K rose gold earrings with white and black diamonds (2.87 TCW).

$7,505

sylviecollection.com, (214) 472-9999

Tourmaline earrings from Judi Powers

Judi Powers

14K yellow gold earrings with mismatched tourmalines and tourmaline polished crystals.

$995

judipowersjewelry.com, (718) 571-9049

Unhada earrings

Unhada

18K yellow gold and sterling silver earrings with moonstone and diamonds.

$2,500

unhada.com, (877) 481-8706

Earrings from Daria de Koning

Daria de Koning

Earrings with Mexican blue opals (17.56 TCW), Paraiba tourmaline (2.87 TCW), aquamarine (20.19 TCW) and mint tourmaline (3.23 TCW).

$85,000

dariadekoning.com

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Earrings from El Dorado Jewelry

El Dorado Jewelry

18K white gold earrings with sapphires (3.78 TCW) and diamonds (0.84 TCW).

$7,200

eldoradojewelry.com, (213) 689-4406

Carre diamond earrings from Rahaminov

Rahaminov

Carre diamond earrings (9.30 TCW) in 18K white gold.

Price on request

rahaminov.com, (213) 622-9866

Sterling silver earrings from Korite

Korite

Sterling silver earrings with ammolite.

$127

korite.com, (403) 404-4931

Mark Schneider earrings

Mark Schneider

18K white and yellow gold earrings with green tourmalines, yellow diamonds (1.33 TCW) and white diamonds (1.50 TCW).

$22,500

markschneiderdesign.com, (800) 452-5804

Becky Stone writes about jewelry styles for INSTORE. She is founder and CEO of well-known jewelry blog Diamonds in the Library.

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