Silver: July–August 2017


Grain Spotting

The demand for bohemian-esque silver jewelry that borrows motifs from nature is heating up (could a squash-blossom craze be far behind?). Spanish sterling silver brand Uno de 50 is right on trend with a handful of new pieces inspired by grain—yes, we’re talking buckwheat and barley. The gorgeous Sunrise necklace pairs brown leather with bits of wheat-like silver and luminous green crystals to create an organic-feeling statement piece fit for all four seasons.

Silver, leather, and crystal Sunrise necklace; $310;


Channel Fine

KIR Jewelry is known for its bold, Balinese-inspired silver designs. So the wispy, gently arcing forms at the center of its new collection, Channel, feel like a real departure for the brand—and that’s precisely the point. “Our focus for the collection was breaking away from the traditional KIR look, which is more organic and bold,” says marketing director Lilly Sinelnik. “These pieces highlight simplicity.” Fluid swooshes of polished sterling silver—channel-set with gems including black spinel, white topaz, blue topaz, and citrine—anchor the collection’s pretty pendants, rings, and earrings. Both subtle and elegant, the design doesn’t have to shout to stand out. 

Channel lariat necklace in polished sterling silver with white topaz, $285, Channel rings in polished sterling silver with black spinel and white topaz, $145 each, Channel hook earrings in polished sterling silver with black spinel, $275KIR Jewelry;;


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