Gold, January–February 2018: Charm Necklaces for the Win

Delphine Leymarie open link gold chainCAN’T-MISS COLLECTION

A Call to Charms

Charm bracelets will always have a place in collectors’ hearts (and jewelry boxes), but don’t overlook the more wearable—and, frankly, more easily changeable—charm necklace. At a recent press preview, we were completely, well, charmed by Delphine Leymarie’s very collectible and affordable ($275–$795 -retail) gold, gemstone, and enamel danglers. The 10 pieces—in her signature recycled 18k gold—slide easily onto a gold or oxidized silver clicker ring, which in turn latches onto one of Leymarie’s beaded or metal chains. (You can even clasp them onto an ear wire or hoop earring; see the designer’s cool Instagram demos at @delphinejewelry.) Leymarie is planning diamond updates for a couple of charms, plus “a larger moon, cactuses, a heartbeat, and more gem clusters,” she says. “And a few others to surprise you with!” —Melissa Rose Bernardo

Delphine Leymarie gold clicker charm ringBoheme Blue Crescent Moon charm with boulder opal, lapis lazuli, turquoise, and diamonds in 18k gold, $615; Boheme Mini Unicorn Horn charm in 18k gold, $275; Facette Opal Skull charm in 18k gold, $640; large oval-link open 17-inch chain in 18k gold, $1,320Boheme Clicker Charm Ring in 18k gold, $359; Delphine Leymarie;;




Loved charm necklaces in rose gold with pink sapphires

“The most important thing is to feel loved, especially for those going through difficult times,” says Jennifer Lau, founder of New York City–based jewelry brand Genevieve Lau. So with every purchase of a necklace from her Loved charm necklace collection, Lau donates another necklace to a woman with cancer. At press time, around 280 necklaces had been donated. Says Lau: “We’ve created a Loved movement!” —Emili Vesilind

14k rose gold necklaces with pink sapphires and diamonds; $2,800–$3,200;

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