More Heart Jewelry to Love Now and Forever

I got going on heart jewels yesterday, and now I just feel like I’m kind of on a roll so I’m sticking with them this week. New and beautiful options keep coming in, and I’m finding that my love for the heart shape just keeps growing.

I feel as if I’ve written about heart jewelry so often in the past few years that it’s hard to wrangle an original thought about the iconic style. And yet its presence hasn’t gotten old; rather, it feels fresher than ever before. How is that even possible?

Maybe it’s the fact that talismans and expressive jewelry have felt all the more powerful in our current time frame. A heart isn’t simply something cute—it’s a message of love, and it feels like it matters.

Cathy Waterman heart pendant
Metallic floating clover heart charm in yellow gold with diamonds, price on request; Cathy Waterman

And jewelers seem to know that, too. Medallion-style pendants are being offered in heart shapes with meaningful images and engravings—that’s one of my favorite recent styles to rise to popularity as of late.

Eriness rainbow heart ring
Multicolor heart signet ring in 14k yellow gold with 1.38 cts. t.w. ruby, sapphire, emerald, amethyst, and aquamarine, $2,350; Eriness
Brent Neale rainbow heart necklace
One-of-a-kind heart bezel necklace in 18k yellow gold with rainbow sapphires, price on request; Brent Neale

I also favor rainbow heart jewelry, like the Nakard necklace I shared here yesterday. A rainbow is a beautiful sight all on its own, and when arranged in a group of hearts, it feels all the more magical.

Nakard green onyx heart earrings
Double heart drop earrings in sterling silver with blue rhodium and green onyx, $1,275; Nakard by Nak Armstrong
Temple St Clair heart pendant
Heart pendant in 18k yellow gold with rock crystal and diamonds, $2,850; Temple St. Clair

I also currently love the big, luscious gemstone hearts, framed in very little metal, like lovely lollipops for the finger, ear, or neck.

Heart jewelry is yet again absolutely newsworthy this year, though it means more than it did the year before that. It’s such a wonderful thing to have so many jewelers putting their own spin on the icon of love, for Valentine’s Day and well beyond.

Top: One-of-a-kind heirloom bezel heart ring in 14k yellow gold with 7.89 ct. morganite, price on request (sold); Retrouvaí

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