Spring/Summer 2017 Wedding Jewelry-Making Trends 

Spring/Summer 2017 Jewelry-Making Wedding Trends
Spring/Summer 2017 Jewelry-Making Trends: Wedding
Design Idea F62M Necklace and Earrings
Spring/Summer 2017 Jewelry-Making Trends: Wedding
Design Idea F62M Necklace and Earrings
Brides are turning wedding days (and nights) into magical experiences in over-the-top sparkling crystals, colorful and chunky gemstones, flirty feathers, rhinestones and 3D floral embellishments. Jewelry is sensual, sexy and fun with statement collar, bib-style and unexpected back necklaces, multi-strand bracelets, oversized cocktail rings and extravagant earrings. These styles complement hotter than ever off-the-shoulder dresses with lots of lace, plunging necklaces, sheer detailing and illusion backs. Find the following Spring/Summer 2017 bridal style directions: Something Blue, Blushing Bride and Fresh and Fun.
Something Blue Wedding Trend Colors
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Hemingway
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Humidity
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Toy Chest
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Linen Suit


Jewelry/Accessories:
Brides are looking more "blue"tiful than ever in cascading bib-style and collar necklaces, chandelier and shoulder-duster earrings, chunky bracelets and vintage brooches, all in stunning shades of blue. Sparkling Swarovski® crystal pearls, beads and rhinestone embellishments, cultured freshwater pearls and gemstone drops and beads including blue lace agate, blue chalcedony, sky blue topaz, howlite, sodalite and turquoise. Heart-shaped beads and components, nautical and beach-themed charms, brushed metal finishes, ombré polymer clay blends and intricate seed bead work. Tie tacs, embellished flip flops and beaded hair wraps.

Colors:
Shades of blue--cobalt blue, turquoise blue, sky blue and everything in between, silver-colored metals

Location:
Beach, ocean cliff, lakeside resort, aquarium, houseboat, riverside lodge

Dress:
Bright white or shades of blue, sultry slits, strapless, off-the-shoulder or plunging necklines, keyholes and cutouts, feathery waist embellishments, wave details with swirling patterns, tiered skirts, flowing layers of tulle, silk and organza, long trumpet/mermaid skirts

Flowers:
Blue hydrangea, delphinium, tweedia, water lily, lilac, clematis, white roses, magnolia

It's in the details:
Burlap wedding invitations with nautical charms and detailing, tall-tiered wedding cakes with calligraphy-style phrases, kitschy or geeky personalized cake toppers, colored stones vs. diamonds, interactive food stations and family-style serving, a signature sip (cocktail) that's meaningful to bride and groom, overflowing blooms and flower garlands, planter-inspired centerpieces, leaving the ceremony on a motorized bike for two, have guests fill an anniversary piñata with notes to break on first year anniversary

Wedding Favors:
Sand dollars, custom postage stamps, nautical charms on necklace or bracelet cords, embellished flip flops, sunglasses, personalized beach totes, lip balm or water bottles, succulents in blue-colored pots

Shop for beads and focals in the Something Blue color palette.

Shop for materials and components in the Something Blue trend.
Materials and Components to the Something Blue Wedding Trend
Design Idea 8806 Earrings
Design Idea 932M Bracelet
Design Idea D14J Necklace and Earrings
Design Idea D14J Necklace and Earrings
Blushing Bride Wedding Trend Colors
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Balloons
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Teacup
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Column
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Michelangelo


Jewelry/Accessories:
Blush is the bridal buzz color of the moment with its feminine appearance and flirty glow in Swarovski crystal pearls, Czech glass seed beads and rhinestone beads. Gemstone beads such as pink opal, rose quartz and rhodonite luxuriously blend with gold-colored chain, beads and components. Cultured freshwater pearls, flora and fauna motifs and knotted accents in multi-strand and large pendant necklaces, cuff-like bracelets, cocktail rings and dangly earrings. Sparkly hair accents with sleek ponytail or side bun, embellished heels.

Colors:
Dusty, blush and pale pinks, gold-colored metals

Location:
Garden location, tulip farm, field of wildflowers, winery, golf course

Dress:
Blush, pink or cream dress, sweetheart or strapless illusion necklines and backs decorated with beading or appliques, airy fabrics, romantic details, loose crystals, lace, three-dimensional floral embellishments, sheer skirts, overskirts, layers of silk organza, metallic threadwork

Flowers:
Cybidium orchid, pink ranunculus, roses, peonies, lilac, sweet pea, calla lily, tulips, waxflower

It's in the details:
Vintage marquee lights; third wedding dress for the after-party; wedding apps for planning; drone wedding photos and GoPro® videos; display a gallery of meaningful photos for conversation starters; run, skip or dance when you first enter the reception as husband and wife; crossword, word search or puzzle games at table to keep guests entertained; cupcake-making station; tarot card readers; magicians; flip book or video-making stations; food trucks for late-night snacks; old mailbox to collect wedding cards

Wedding Favors:
Puzzles with pictures of places that hold special meaning, book of love stories or poetry with a personalized bookmark, caricature sketches for guests to take home, handmade mini recipe books, mini donuts and milk for late night or early morning treat

Shop for beads and focals in the Blushing Bride color palette.

Shop for materials and components in the Blushing Bride trend.
Materials and Components to the Blushing Bride Wedding Trend
Design Idea A162 Earrings
Design Idea D86V Bracelet
Design Idea EA2F Necklace and Earrings
Fresh and Fun Wedding Trend Colors
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Ferris Wheel
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Photograph
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Little Umbrella
Spring/Summer 2017 Color Trends - Dream


Jewelry/Accessories:
The fun factor is turned up as brides sparkle and shine in pops of citrus yellow and orange, and regal purple. Statement earrings, large cuffs, multi-strand necklaces and large-scale rings are dripping in Swarovski crystal embellishments, Celestial Crystal® beads, Czech glass beads, Delica® seed beads and carnelian, pyrite and amethyst gemstone beads. Textured and antiqued metals, suede and leather cords, fringe detailing, back jewelry.

Colors:
Grey with pops of citrus-colored accents, such as yellow and orange, and purple

Location:
Pub/brewery or beer garden, downtown restaurant patio, outdoor amphitheater, amusement park

Dress:
White, grey or cream-colored, off-the-shoulder, spaghetti straps, fluttery sleeves, draped silhouettes, embroidered organza, cocktail length, A-line, short sleeves, floral bodice, jumpsuit or separates, lingerie-inspired looks, silky slip gowns, delicate lace, minimalist sheaths, low-cut backs

Flowers:
Acacia, seeded eucalyptus, pincushion protea, dahlias, ranunculus, daffodils, purple peony, lavender

It's in the details:
Stitch wedding date into dress, send guests mad lib RSVP cards, ask grandmothers to be flower girls, create a memorable guest book by giving guests the opportunity to write messages on dry-erase boards and photograph them and compile, champagne tower with coupe glasses, taco bar, lifesize jenga, tequila toasts, informal after-party such as busing guests to night club, DJ your own wedding by creating custom mashups and bride vs. groom turntable battles, specialty beers on trays during cocktail hour and mini beer flights during dinner, flavored fondant cake, creative groom's cake

Wedding Favors:
Hangover-helper kits filled with Gatorade, TYLENOL® and breakfast coupons; cookies iced with your monogram; small tins of specialty tea; quirky and cute customized handkerchiefs; retro candy bars; pashmina scarves; flashlights; candles

Shop for beads and focals in the Fresh and Fun color palette.

Shop for materials and components in the Fresh and Fun trend.
Materials and Components to the Something Blue Wedding Trend
Design Idea 7713 Earrings
Design Idea BBCS Bracelet
Design Idea BB45 Necklace
Design Idea BBCS Bracelet
Design Idea A31U Ring
Design Idea A31U Ring
Design Idea A31U Ring
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