Silver Swagger

Light, bright, and always a classic, silver shines on. 

 STORY BY BECKY STONE

Silver can be serious, shiny, silly, seductive, sinuous, sparkly, sleek, subversive, and subtle — sometimes all at the same time. From accessible fashion jewelry to exotic, experimental artistry, silver’s affordability and effortless appeal make it a fantastic multi-tasker.

Frederic Duclos (ABOVE) 

Model Tiana Whitley wears sterling silver jewelry by Frederic Duclos,  including pyramid lariat necklace ($198) and pyramid lariat earrings ($110). (866) 898-3636,  fredericduclos.com 

Photographer: Frank Armstrong


Structural Stunners 

Seasons of minimalist stacking jewelry are causing a boldness backlash: structural statement jewelry is on the rise! Subtle styles aren’t going anywhere, but mid-century modernesque abstraction and larger scale designs are surging in popularity — especially on the ear.

Nikki Nation

Oxidized sterling silver earrings with layers of handformed wires.

$148

(720) 663-7817, nikkinationjewelry.com


Kristi Sword

Sterling silver earrings.

$860

(319) 431-6980, kristisword.com


A Jaffe  

Sterling silver cufflinks with round brilliant diamonds (0.008 TCW).

$195

ajaffe.com


Ariana Boussard-Reifel

Sterling silver earrings.

$600

(646) 745-6831, arianaboussardreifel.com


kAuge by Kothari

Hammered sterling silver earrings with blue topaz.

$550

(510) 452-5600, kotharidesign.com


Shamila Fine Jewelry

Silver ring with 22K yellow gold, diamonds, and rutilated quartz (15 TCW).

$1,450

(206) 669-7688, shamila.com


Bastian Inverun

Sterling silver necklace with rhodium finish.

$1,279

(401) 667-7279, bastian-inverun.com


Lika Behar

Hammered oxidized sterling silver cuff bracelet.

$740

(201) 933-7200 (Ext.108), likabehar.com


Thistle & Bee

Sterling silver bracelet.

$523

(888) 288-2801, thistleandbee.net


Sterling  Styles

Silver is a superstar that wears many hats: from insouciant charms to elegant, evening-appropriate cuffs, silver is a superior shape-shifter capable of satisfying so many different needs. Here’s a small sampling of current silver styles’ spectacular diversity.

KIR

Sterling silver chain and pendant with crystal beads.

$220

(303) 530-1268, kircollection.com


Phillip Gavriel

Sterling silver ring with 18K yellow gold and amethyst.

$100

(800) 622-0960, phillipgavriel.com


Alex Woo

Sterling silver charm with purple enamel.

$168

(212) 226-5533, alexwoo.com


ELLE Time and Jewelry

Sterling silver cuff bracelet with rose gold plate.

$500

(469) 221-0866, ellejewelry.com


Wendy Brandes

Sterling silver necklace.

$340

(917) 289-0676, wendybrandes.com


Jane Basch Jewelry Designs

Multi-strand sterling silver and sterling silver vermeil necklace with pearls.

$445

(954) 927-4100, janebasch.com


Erin DeLuca

Sterling silver earrings with moonstones.

$385

(203) 529-5440, erindeluca.com


 

Acanthus

Oxidized silver cuff bracelet with 24K gold, 14K gold and a rose-cut pink tourmaline.

$715

(212) 730-9523, acanthusjewelry.com


Pam Zamore

Sterling silver ring with moonstone.

$295

(781) 956-4390, pamelazamore.com


This article originally appeared in the April 2018 edition of INSTORE.


 
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