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Ten fingers make rings the most collectible accessory.

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Is there any such thing as enough rings? Five fingers on a hand, seven days in a week, 12 months in a year … that’s quite a few finger adornment opportunities to fulfill, even without stacking multiples! Keep your ring trays full of tempting treats and your customers will want to scoop ‘em up by the handful.

JudeFrances (ABOVE)

Kassidi Batt wears JudeFrances jewelry in 18K gold, including Jude diamond pavé hoop earrings with diamonds (0.60 TCW), $2,280; Provence double-drop open sunburst earring charms with diamonds (0.57 TCW), $3,320; Moroccan diamond quad ring with rainbow moonstone, $1,940; Lisse Princess kite wide multi-shank band with diamonds, $1,880; Moroccan Marrakesh east-west pavé diamond ring, $1,190; Moroccan Marrakesh east-west ring with turquoise and diamonds, $920; Lisse Uptown ring, $790; Provence trio band, $1,360; Provence beaded quad diamond brushed band, $1,010; Provence delicate quad beaded band with diamonds (0.09 TCW), $1,200; Lisse Uptown ring with labradorite and blue topaz doublet, $1,450; Lisse continuous kite diamond band, $920; Lisse diamond band with pink tourmaline, $720. (949) 553-8860, customerservice@judefrances.com. PHOTOGRAPHER: Dove Shore

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Candy Colors

A beauty as bright as these can bring a smile to the face of even the gloomiest Gus. Some customers might shy away from such bold statements, but once they realize the infectious exuberance of rocking a truly kapow color, they won’t be able to resist coming back for new hues.

Harwell Godfrey

18K yellow gold ring with black opal, white onyx, enamel, pink topaz and pavé diamonds.

$3,950

(646) 745-6831, harwellgodfrey.com

Judi Powers

14K rose gold ring with sapphires.

$899

(718) 571-9049, judipowersjewelry.com

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Lafonn

Platinum-bonded sterling silver ring with simulated diamonds.

$220

(855) 2-LAFONN, lafonn.com

Anzie

14K yellow gold ring with sapphires.

$1,950

(888) 341-2604, anzie.com

Omi Prive

18K yellow gold ring with opal (1.78 TCW), sapphires (0.43 TCW), tsavorite (0.07 TCW) and diamonds (0.10 TCW).

$11,600

(877) 664-4367, omiprive.com

May Came Home

Sterling silver ring with enamel.

$145

(646) 902-1350, maycamehome.com

Sutra

18K black gold ring with blue sapphire (5.66 TCW) and diamonds (0.10 TCW).

$5,500

(713) 984-4987, sutrajewels.com

Theresa Kaz

18K yellow gold ring with ruby.

$2,300

(201) 602-3696, theresakazjewelry.com

Roman and Jules

Ring with pink diamonds (3.76 TCW) and white diamonds (1.19 TCW).

$29,975

(516) 498-8282, romanandjules.com

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Metallic Marvels

These babies don’t use vibrant shades to make a statement: instead, they sing a soft, sweet song of dark and light in precious metals with rich textures and the sparkle of carefully deployed stones. These thoughtful designs are bursting with personality.

Vivaan

18K rose gold ring with diamond slice.

$1,850

(212) 302-3130, vivaan.us

Lauren Wolf

Jewelry 18K yellow gold ring with diamonds (1.65 TCW).

$9,000

(510) 496-4100, laurenwolfjewelry.com

KIR

Sterling silver and 18K yellow gold.

$310

(303) 530-1268, kircollection.com

MACADI

Jewellery 18K yellow and white gold ring with a sapphire and diamonds.

$3,465

(519) 846-0116, macadi.ca

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Dru

14K yellow gold ring with diamonds.

$1,960

(310) 980-4257, drujewelry.com

Lord Jewelry

14K yellow gold ring with diamonds (0.75 TCW) and hand-engraving.

$3,950

(213) 489-0039, lordjewelry.us

Roberto Demeglio

Black ceramic and 18K yellow gold ring.

$498

(212) 575-0213, robertodemeglio.com

Julez Bryant

18K yellow gold ring with diamonds (0.30 TCW).

$6,596

(844) 525-7775, julez.com

Kristen Dorsey

Black rhodium ring with labradorite.

$355

(310) 489-3763, kristendorseydesigns.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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