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Spring/Summer 2014 Jewelry-Making Trends
Design Idea D86D Necklace and Brooch Set
Design Idea D86D Necklace and Brooch Set
Wedding Trends
Design Idea D86D Necklace and Brooch Set
Jewelry is golden this season, as in gold and rose/pink gold, with luxe elements including chunky gemstone beads, faceted crystals and oversized pearls. Brilliant blends of color play abound in bold complementary pairings and ombré shading effects. Incorporate your own love story and originality into bridal jewelry using the following Spring/Summer 2014 bridal style directions: Timeless Twist, Whimsical Whirl and Mod Mix.

Timeless Twist Colors

Jewelry/Accessories:
Collar, bib-style and dramatic back necklaces, chunky bracelets, chandelier earrings, embellished dress sashes and statement heels in saturated blue and/or orange colors. Tiered and multi-strand pieces feature SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, Celestial Crystal®, Swarovski crystal pearls, gemstones and Czech pressed glass beads. Gold-colored components set off faceted drops and Swarovski rivolis.

Colors:
Shades of blue from navy to sapphire to teal, orange, coral and gold accents

Location:
Boathouse, marina, open air chapel, cruise liner, aquarium, vineyard/winery

Dress:
White, ivory or baby blue in high-sheen fabrics, cap sleeves, delicate lace and bead embellishment, dramatic plunging backs, circle or geometric appliqués or embellishment, full-length flowing double-layered skirts, ruched detailing

Flowers:
Delphinium, irises, tweedia, gerbera daisies, veronica, orange roses, hydrangea

It's in the details:
Indoor furniture comes outside, champagne tower with coupe glasses, ombré bridal party dresses and manicures, message pendant charm necklaces (such as “love") for wedding party and special guests, stackable wedding bands, DIY hand-painted cake and cookies

Wedding Favors:
Custom label wine and champagne bottles to go, monogrammed beach towels, personalized seed packets, nautical tote bags and/or rope bracelets with charms, seasonal fruit or saltwater taffy

Shop for beads and focals in the Timeless Twist color palette.

Shop for materials and components in the Timeless Twist trend.
Materials and Components to the Timeless Twist Wedding Trend

The Look

Design Idea D90V Necklace and Earring Set
Design Idea D373 Bracelet
Design Idea D90V Necklace and Earring Set
Design Idea 8806 Earrings
Design Idea D373 Bracelet


Whimsical Whirl Colors

Jewelry/Accessories:
Fresh and feminine floral, heart and bird motifs appear in chandelier earrings, bib-style necklaces and sparkly bracelets. Vintage-inspired brooches, button bouquets and embellished floral crowns and halos. Rose/pink gold-colored components and beads, Celestial Crystal teardrops, Czech fire-polished glass beads, Dione® beads, SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Swarovski pearls.

Colors:
Pleasing shades of pink and green (emerald to mint), rose gold

Location:
Lush gardens, rustic barn, butterfly pavilion or bird aviary, lakeside, train station, coastal shore

Dress:
White, cream or pastel pink with mint green detailing, short skirts (ballet-inspired mini gowns to tea-length), waist-defining peplums, strapless/sweetheart necklines, floral skirt embellishment

Flowers:
Matsumoto aster, waxflower, pink roses, ranunculus, peonies, sweet peas, Queen Anne's lace, tulips

It's in the details:
Pop-up invitations, personalized napkins, wooden wedding signs, scrabble tiles incorporated into décor and jewelry, locket necklaces for bridal party, pink ombré cake, balloons and flower petal-lined aisle, handmade origami flowers and birds

Wedding Favors:
Mini rose bouquets, pinwheels, pink/green lollipops, balloons or fortune cookies with a special note of thanks inside, jars of locally made honey or jams, keepsake kites

Shop for beads and focals in the Whimsical Whirl color palette.

Shop for materials and components in the Whimsical Whirl trend.
Materials and Components to the Whimsical Whirl Wedding Trend

The Look

Design Idea 5860 Bracelet
Design Idea A93D Necklace
Design Idea C89Q Ring
Design Idea 5860 Bracelet
Design Idea A93D Necklace


Mod Mix Colors

Jewelry/Accessories:
Bright yellow pops against shades of grey in drop earrings, wide beaded bracelet cuffs, bib- and back-style necklaces. Tassel embellishments, ribbon/bow accents on waistlines and hair accessories, layered chain, gemstone nuggets and stunning briolettes. Swarovski bicones, Swarovski crystal pearls and cubic zirconia faceted drops combine with natural elements such as tagua nut drops.

Colors:
Lemon yellow, shades of grey, silver and black

Location:
Outdoor amphitheater, private estate with infinity pool, art deco venues, field of sunflowers, botanical gardens

Dress:
White, light grey or a combination of black and white, bright yellow accents (sash, statement shoes, gloves, etc.), column style with beaded or lace embellishment, cutout bodice, shawl or cape for ceremony

Flowers:
Yellow poppies, sunflowers, hypericum, solidago, craspedia, zinnia, oncidium orchids, yellow mini roses

It's in the details:
Incorporate pets into ceremony, bite-sized food samplers, fondue stations and ribbon-shaped folded napkins, designate a hashtag for sharing photos on Instagram, Skype toasts for out-of-town guests, Pinterest board with things to do, eat and see in the area, fireworks and colored lighting, fingerprint invites or save the date cards

Wedding Favors:
Laser-cut wood fans (that will keep guests cool as well), making donations to a favorite charity in guests’ names, miniature pies to go, personalized bath salts, custom note cards to encourage guests to keep in touch

Shop for beads and focals in the Mod Mix color palette.

Shop for materials and components in the Mod Mix trend.
Materials and Components to the Mod Mix Wedding Trend

The Look

Design Idea D71D Necklace and Earrings
Design Idea D15X Earrings
Design Idea D13M Bracelet

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children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

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