The human form has long served as a (sometimes surreal) source of inspiration for jewelry designers—think lip rings and evil-eye amulets—but this season, it’s all about the face. Stay ahead of the game with comedy-tragedy masks, smiling Buddhas, shadowy silhouettes, and more. Talk about expressing yourself!
(Top) Shoko Leaf earrings in 18k yellow gold with 0.25 ct. t.w. rose-cut diamonds; $3,560; Anthony Lent, Philadelphia; 866-472-5699; anthonylent.com
(Inset) Sophia ring in 18k gold with 0.18 ct. t.w. diamonds and 10 cts. t.w. orange-red sapphires; $19,000; Jurio Fujita, Ashiya-Shi, Japan; 81-797-35-7178; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jayanti Buddha necklace with sapphires and diamonds on tumbled kyanite beads, sapphire mandala beads, and hollow mandala beads in 20k yellow gold; $49,000; Buddha Mama, Miami; 305-439-2059; buddhamama.com
Flamenco enamel ring with ruby, blue sapphires, and diamonds in 18k yellow gold; $4,390; Holly Dyment at Muse, NYC; 866-301-MUSE; hollydyment.com
Rosie Cameo necklace with diamonds in 14k rose gold; $6,500; Jacquie Aiche, Beverly Hills, Calif.; 310-550-7529, ext. 101; jacquieaiche.com