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Every great love story needs a great ring.

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From fresh-faced lovebirds to mature paramours, every couple seeking bridal jewelry wants the same thing: that one special piece that perfectly symbolizes their love. In our post-Pinterest world, bridal browsers know how much is out there and they won’t settle for anything less than a flawless match.

ALTR (ABOVE)

Laboratory-created diamond jewelry by ALTR, including 14K white gold engagement ring with 7/8 pear-shape center (1.40 TCW), $5,300; and 14K white gold teardrop earrings (3.00 TCW), $9,800. altr.nyc, (646) 847-2323, info@altr.nyc

Photographer: Jose Villa
Model: Cat August


Romance Reigns

Don’t be shocked if red roses and violin music suddenly appear as you cast your gaze upon these sweet styles. Just relax and let these perfectly romantic rings’ soft curves, dainty details, and pops of color set the mood for love.

ArtCarved

14K white gold ring setting.

$1,755 (center stone not included)

(800) 221-3232; artcarvedbridal.com


Sylvie Collection

14K white gold ring setting with diamonds (0.32 TCW).

$1,995 (center stone not included)

sylviecollection.com


Mars Fine Jewelry

14K yellow gold ring setting with diamonds (0.21 TCW).

$1,250 (center stone not included)

(888) 592-6277; marsjewelry.com


Noam Carver

14K yellow and rose gold ring setting with diamonds.

$1,499 (center stone not included)

noamcarver.com


Jennifer Dawes Design

18K yellow gold ring with diamonds (0.38 TCW).

$3,325

dawes-design.com


Rego Designs

14K white gold ring setting.

$2,123 (center stone not included)

(800) 537-4932; regodesigns.com


Shy Creation

14K white gold ring with accent diamonds (0.60 TCW) and round brilliant center diamond (0.40 TCW).

$2,600

(213) 623-8900; shycreation.com


Omi Prive

18K rose gold ring with a purple sapphire (4.27 TCW), pink sapphire trillions (1.68 TCW), round pink sapphires (0.42 TCW), and diamonds (0.40 TCW).

$31,200

(217) 418-5901; omiprive.com


Kirk Kara

18K white gold ring setting with diamonds and amethyst baguettes.

$2,620 (center stone not included)

(800) 874-0181; kirkkara.com


Sexy Chic

You’ve seen the sugar, now here’s the spice: these rings’ daring designs will make you look twice. From the bold to the abstract, these sexy styles will keep you on your toes. A little edgy but still destined to remain desirable as the years flow by.

 

Jade Trau

14K yellow gold ring with diamond (0.63 TCW).

$5,150

(212) 719-3333; jadetrau.com


Anthony Lent

18K yellow gold and platinum ring setting with diamonds.

$2,300 (center stone not included)

(866) 472-5699; anthonylent.com


Mark Patterson

18K rose gold and platinum ring setting with diamonds (0.61 TCW).

$5,770 (center stone not included)

(949) 612-8505; markpatterson.com


Mark Schneider

14K white gold ring setting with diamonds (0.36 TCW).

$3,544 (center stone not included)

(562) 437-0448; markschneiderdesign.com


Roule & Co

19K white gold ring with 0.90-carat Colombian emerald and diamonds.

$11,750

(212) 475-9329; rouleandco.com


Gabriel & Co.

14K white gold ring setting with diamonds (0.71 TCW).

$3,015 (center stone not included)

(212) 519-1489; gabrielny.com


Sholdt

Platinum ring setting with baguette diamonds (0.80 TCW) and diamond pavé (0.18 TCW).

$7,800 (center stone not included)

(206) 623-2334; sholdt.com


GN Diamond

Platinum ring with fancy yellow and round micro-pavé diamonds and a yellow cushion center (2.65 TCW).

$36,000

(800) 724-8810; gndiamond.com


Unique Settings of New York

14K white gold ring setting with diamonds.

$5,277 (center stone not included)

(718) 247-4500; uniquesettings.com


Ever After

Wedding bands shouldn’t be an afterthought. With men’s engagement rings a rising trend and same-sex couples seeking options that fit their personal style, you’d better make sure your store’s bands are prepared to deliver.

Lashbrook

Titanium wedding band with dinosaur bone.

$387

(888) 252-7388; lashbrookdesigns.com


Jennie Kwon Designs

14K yellow gold ring with diamonds.

$1,098

(213) 221-7556; jenniekwondesigns.com


Single Stone

Platinum band with French cut diamonds (0.54 TCW).

$5,200

(213) 892-0772; singlestone.com


Vivaan

18K rose and white gold band with white and natural pink diamonds.

$3,250

(212) 302-0402; vivaan.us


Thorsten

Steel chain titanium band with black diamonds.

$900

(888) 209-4757; thorstenrings.com


Lulu and Shay

14K yellow gold band with sapphires.

$2,125

(917) 523-8828; luluandshay.com


Erika Winters Fine Jewelry

18K yellow gold band with diamonds.

$3,600

erikawinters.com


Bleu Royale

14K rose and white gold wedding band.

$1,229

bleuroyalerings.com


Stuller

14K white gold band.

$1,194

(800) 877-7777; stuller.com

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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From Madly Creative to Modern Classics, Here Is the Latest in Pearl Jewelry

This is one of the hottest gemstones in jewelry today.

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THERE’S A REASON that pearls have been the most iconic example of high-class luxury for hundreds of years: their lustrous lure is eternal. Historically reserved for empresses, doyennes and goddesses, today the creamy beauty of pearls is accessible to customers seeking every style, price point and category.

Golden South Sea pearl jewelry in 18K yellow gold from Jewelmer’s Les Classiques collection is modeled by Solenn Heussaff, including bangle, $3,860; ring, $2,250; earrings, $5,550; and necklace, $57,230. Contact Franck Ferrari at franck.ferrari@jewelmer.com. PHOTOGRAPHER: BJ Pascual.

New Classics

These styles are the modern incarnation of what everyone has always loved about pearl jewelry. The epitome of elegance with a contemporary — but still timeless — edge. Each one of these versatile treasures will go with 99.9 percent of any jewelry lover’s wardrobe.

Quality Gold

14K yellow gold pin with freshwater cultured pearl.

$544

(513) 642-2446, qgold.com

Elisa Ilana Jewelry

Black rhodium over sterling silver chain with black spinel and a carved black Tahitian pearl.

$1,062

(402) 926-3479, elisailana.com

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Ray Griffiths

18K yellow gold South Sea pearl ring with diamonds.

$7,990

(212) 689-7209, raygriffiths.com

Anzie

14K yellow gold earrings with pearls and topaz.

$450

(888) 341-2604, anzie.com

Susanne Klevorick

14K rose gold earrings with pink pearls and rose zircons.

$4,450

(646) 662-2110, susanneklevorick.com

Joryel Vera Collections

Sterling silver earrings with pearls, blue topaz and 14K yellow gold.

$260

(561) 508-2945, joryelverawholesale.com

Barbela Design

14K yellow gold earrings with pearls.

$580

(212) 682-0834, barbeladesign.com

Galatea

14K white gold necklace with pearl and druzy.

$360

(951) 202-1227, galateausa.com

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E.L. Designs by Ed Levin Studio

14K yellow gold bracelet with freshwater button pearl.

$1,760

(800) 828-1122, eldesigns.com

Pretty Pioneers

These irresistibly fresh designs represent the latest developments of the pearl revolution. These beauties aren’t just creative; they’ll make you revise your opinion of what a pearl can do. Perfect for tastemakers, trendsetters and those who hunger to disrupt the status quo.

Assael

Platinum earrings with aquamarine (14.74 TCW), black jade (4.39 TCW), and South Sea cultured pearls.

$48,000

(212) 819-0060, assael.com

Hi June Parker Fine Jewelry

14K yellow gold ring with baroque pearls.

$1,400

(917) 865-3533, hijuneparker.com

Leslie Paige Jewelry

14K yellow gold necklace with pearl.

$1,100

(949) 683-6459, lesliepaigejewelry.com

Joie DiGiovanni

14K yellow gold necklace with a baroque freshwater pearl and rainbow sapphires.

$3,080

(215) 987-5660, joiedigiovanni.com

Andrea Gutierrez

Cuff bracelet in leather with sterling silver clasp and freshwater pearls.

$450

andreagutierrezjewelry.com

Little H

14K yellow gold earrings with freshwater pearls, turquoise, rubies, and seed pearls.

$1,500

(424) 349-8203, littlehjewelry.com

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Rachel Quinn

14K yellow gold and sterling silver earrings with Keshi pearls and white topaz drops.

$540

(646) 345-0816, rachelquinn.com

Alex Sepkus

18K yellow gold necklace with faceted pearls, 18K yellow gold beads, and diamonds.

$52,995

(212) 391-8466, alexsepkus.com

Artistry LTD

14K yellow gold earrings with pearls.

$376

(888) 674-3250, artistrylimited.com

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Roman-Inspired Jewelry, Customizable Money Clips and More New Collections for June

And don’t miss this collection based around “power words.”

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Super Nova

The Nova collection from Ayva Jewelry is a powerful new concept designed with today’s modern, empowered woman in mind. Each strong design features a gem acrostic with a power word like “boss” or “grow” or “calm.” Shoppers can take an online quiz to determine their ideal power word, or just choose what speaks to them.

ayvajewelry.com

$3,850

Sterling silver money clip.

Stylish Stacks

The iconic Kin & Pebble money clip is now offered with more customization options than ever before, making it the ideal thoughtful gift or meaningful accessory. Make it perfectly personal with an engraved fingerprint, text, 3-D photo, handprint, footprint, handwriting, or pet print.

kinandpebble.com

$250

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18K yellow gold necklace with peridot, tourmaline, topaz, sapphire, and diamonds.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Newly released by Theresa Kaz Jewelry, the Rainbow collection offers the designer’s signature soothing simplicity in a colorful new way. These understated but glorious pieces are destined to be the right customer’s dream come true.

theresakazjewelry.com

$2,200

Leather lariat with pyrite beads, diamonds, and a pheasant feather.

A Bountiful Harvest

Rosemary Corte of Harvest Jewels is on a mission to make every woman feel that she’s worthy of wearing diamonds to the grocery store. Her unique and charismatic jewels aim for a big look at achievable prices, and the results are spectacular.

harvestjewels.com

$355

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14K yellow gold charm.

When in Rome

Goldsmith Aleda Powell is channeling the inspiration of the ancients in her latest delectable collection. Each handmade charm is a symbolic tribute to one of the legendary Roman gods. Collectible, meaningful, and so wearable. Also available in silver.

alwaysaleda.com

$495

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This Overlooked Red Carpet Trend May Be The Most Popular With Your Customers

This style of jewelry is small, but it packs a big punch.

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Julie Garner at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.

DURING AWARDS SEASON, the last piece of jewelry that our industry wants to see is small earrings. But we also want to see a focal point, and for the celebrities who made a statement with necklaces, this was the way they went with their lobes. And in real life, there is nothing like the perfect stud. The most desirable are those that allow us to feel comfortable every day; they have character, but they also let us shine. The more individualized, the better.

Emily P. Wheeler

Line studs in 18K yellow and white gold with diamonds.

emilypwheeler.com

$3,800

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Single Stone

Handcrafted Cami studs in 18K yellow gold with old European cut diamonds (approx. 0.90 TCW).

singlestone.com

$4,400

Alex Fitz

All day 14K earrings with two diamond baguettes, gold bar and three round diamonds.

alexfitz.com

$2,905

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