Metal at Work: Fierce and Fashionable Silver Jewelry

From sinewy chains to diamond-dusted rings, these silver pieces are your building blocks for a year-round jewelry wardrobe

Photographs by Ted Morrison

Get a grip…on these diamond-studded styles.

(Above) Linda necklace in blackened sterling silver with diamonds, $5,200, Emanuela Duca, NYC, 646-580-9328,; Ivy Lane stacked marquise ring in silver with diamonds, $1,290, Tacori, Glendale, Calif., 800-421-9844,; Arrow cuff in blackened silver with diamonds, $3,000, Maria Samora, Taos, N.M., 575-779-0982,; Candlelight ring in silver with diamonds, $450, Gabriel & Co., NYC, 800-886-5422,


A cuff that’s heavy on style and light on the arm? Nailed it!

Barcelona cuff in silver, $540, Efva Attling, NYC, 212-510-7072,; Navarre cuff in silver, $495, Haverhill Inc., Providence, R.I., 401-486-5441,; Lotus Flower cuff in silver, $1,250, Coomi, Secaucus, N.J., 866-867-7272,


Stay in the loop with these statement-making (but still delicate) drops.

(Clockwise from top left) Hoops in silver with freshwater pearls and 18k gold accents, $590, Lauren Chisholm, NYC, 917-538-7684,; maxi earrings in silver, $295, Giovanni Raspini, Pieve al Toppo, Italy, 39-0575-410-330,; cable earrings in sterling silver, $375, Ex Ovo, NYC, 212-280-2240,; Terra earrings in blackened sterling silver, $730, Emanuela Duca, NYC, 646-580-9328,


Strong mixed links cause a powerful chain reaction.

Crocodile mini necklace in silver, $710, Monte Carlo longuette necklace in silver, $760, Croco choker in silver, $510, Giovanni Raspini, Pieve al Toppo, Italy, 39-0575-410-330,; XO choker link necklace in silver with 18k gold, $1,290, Lauren Chisholm, NYC, 917-538-7684,; Air big longuette necklace in silver, $500, Giovanni Raspini


Take a shield trip with a gem-studded medallion.

Pendant necklace in silver with simulated turquoise and CZ, $398, Thomas Sabo, NYC, 212-520-4972,; Aston pendant necklace in silver with mother-of-pearl, $495, Haverhill Inc., Providence, R.I., 401-486-5441,