12 Jewelry Trends for 2016: Feminine Silhouettes and Motifs

The annual list of 12 Jewelry Trends for 2016 serves as a guideline for store purchases in the new year, highlighting pieces and materials trending now, based on the clothing, color, red carpet, and real-life influences at work in the market. Feminine silhouettes and motifs are the 12th trend on the list. Here are six new pieces for retailers to consider stocking.

Feminine silhouettes and motifs. Many spring fashions speak to super-feminine looks such as ruffles and lingerie and motifs such as flowers, so accessories should be equally soft. Think cabochons, a continued use of fringe, deconstructed or blown-out forms (like the plaid trend), bows, tiny charms, and sweetly styled shapes such as half-moons.


Mini Bow earrings in 14k white gold with 0.19 ct. t.w. diamonds, $790; KC Designs


Ring in 14k gold with 2.75 ct. white agate, 0.29 ct. t.w. white sapphires, 0.03 ct. t.w. diamonds, enamel, and butterfly motifs, $1,302; Roberto Bravo


Necklace with Tahitian and treated gray akoya pearls with a silver clasp with black rhodium, $3,050; Baggins


Butterfly Open ring in 18k gold with 1.3 cts. t.w. diamonds, $4,450; Doves by Doron Paloma


Pointed Scroll Crush hoops with Ombre Sparkle Flower charms in 18k pink and yellow gold with 0.16 ct. t.w. diamonds, $5,280; Pamela Froman


Ring in 18k gold with 8.2 cts. t.w. rubies, 3.97 cts. t.w. diamonds, and a 2.2 ct. emerald, $32,250; Andreoli

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