Trends to Watch at JCK Las Vegas: Alloys, Treatments, and Mixed Metals

Last week our featured trend was Charms, this week we focus on Alloys, Treatments, and Mixed Metals.

Precious metals just aren’t interesting enough on their own anymore. That’s why some designers are heating, coloring, and otherwise mixing them together to give them more interesting finishes and properties. For certain, the end result gives consumers something new to see and talk about.

To celebrate its 90th anniversary, Antonini launched its own white gold and palladium alloy, which is nickel free and hypoallergenic. It’s seen here in a pendant set with diamonds. Antonini, Milan; (39-02) 771-2901; www.antonini.it.