Take flight this season with fashionable avian-inspired jewelry. Thanks in part to Asian influences on the runway, jewelry designers are capturing the beauty of birds like never before in gold, silver, and precious stones. Sparrows, peacocks, and parrots are some favorite motifs, but wings always seem to surface as a subtler nod to our fine feathered friends.
(Above) Bird bracelet in 18k gold and silver with diamonds; $9,380; Arman Sarkisyan, Los Angeles; 818-808-0112; armansarkisyan.com
(Inset) Bird ring in 18k rose gold and sterling silver with brown and polki diamonds and rubies; $4,805; Bibi van der Velden at Mega Mega Projects, NYC; 212-219-3793; bibivandervelden.com
Earrings in 18k gold with turquoise and black and brown diamonds; $24,225; Lydia Courteille, Paris; 33-14-261-1171; lydiacourteille.com
Caged Albert charm necklace in 14k yellow gold with 0.4 ct. t.w. diamonds; $4,005; Sydney Evan, Los Angeles; 213-236-4444; sydneyevan.com
Bird earrings in 14k gold with 0.04 ct. t.w. diamonds; $860; Lulu & Shay, Brooklyn, N.Y.; 718-522-0608; luluandshay.com