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TREND FINDER: SPIRITUAL & RELIGIOUS MOTIFS

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Jewelry designers are updating designs with religious, spiritual and protective symbols on chokers, earrings, rings and pendant style designs. With a variety of cultures, religions and beliefs, statement items are updated with gilded earrings engraved pendants, crosses, as well as other spiritual symbols. Where to Find Spiritual & Religious Motifs …

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Trend Finder: Celestial Motifs

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Reaching for the stars just became literal—at least in accessories. Designers are having fun with celestial-inspired jewelry and small leather goods, all which feature the moon, stars and constellations. Where to Find Celestial Motifs (sponsored):   Wren + Glory Geometric necklace with studs Style Name: Full Moon Pendant SRP: $85 …

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Trend Finder: Pendants

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Necklace pendants for Fall 2016 are definitely creating a statement.  Designers have created noticeable pendants with using materials like horns, leather, tassels, and even metallic bars. Look to gilded fabric chains as well as mixed metals and rosary-like beaded accents. Where to Find Pendants (Sponsored): The Love and Madness Feather, …

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Trend Finder: Spiritual Accessories

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Spiritual motifs such as evil eyes, hamsas, crosses and dream catchers make a major statement for Pre-Fall 2016.  Adorning necklaces, earrings and bracelets, look to pendant and charm accents to create a personal statement. Where to Find Spiritual Accessories (Sponsored):   Andrea Barnett Ltd. Gemstones w/bronze, Sterling medals Style Number: …

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Trend Finder: Circular Motifs

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Fashion is going around in circles—literally. For Pre-Fall 2016, designers and brands have produced circular jewelry and small leather goods, making the circle the season’s shape du jour for accessories. For this trend, look into gold necklaces with statement pendants, hoop and drop earrings, as well as purses like coin …

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Trend Finder: Stones & Crystals

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Stones give jewelry a raw and effortless vibe. For Pre-Fall ’16, accessory makers have rendered this trend into chunky chokers, slim necklaces, and textured metallic rings—all in a mix of discreet colors and bright hues. Where to Find Stones & Crystals (Sponsored): ABS Oversized Square w/ Crystals Style Number: 11511-015934 SRP: …

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Trend Finder: Sea Life Accessories

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Designers are looking to oceans and sea life for accessory inspiration. In jewelry, precious metals are molded in the form of shells and fish. Some accessories can be literal, with fish- and shell-shaped bags made with metallic leather, while less dramatic aquatic-inspired designs are translated on prints and scarves. Where …

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Trend Finder: Chokers

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Chokers are trending for Spring ’16. Take heed, retailers: it’s all about relaxed, understated glamour, and none of the S&M constricting type. Today’s chokers come in a variety of materials; some are metals with glass, while others come in gold. Some elements spotted also include resin and lapis. Where to …

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Trend Finders: Natural Materials

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Natural materials such as wood, horn and bone create inspiration for jewelry and eyewear designs.  With architectural silhouettes being key, unique cuts and raw shapes are new and unexpected.  Look to mixing the earth-like materials with clean metals and stones for a modern design. Where to Find Natural Materials (Sponsored): …

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Item of the Day: Cor Pendant

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With your shopping lists dwindling it’s finally time to do some relaxation. Light the candles, dab on the essential oils. Ah. Then you could a dose of aromatherapy simply by putting a pendant on. Cor Pendant, which bills itself as the first-ever wearable aromatherapy jewelry. Providing a fresh take on …