trend of the moment

Trending Now: Y-Necklaces

for INSTORE Magazine writes about the Y-Necklace trend that seems to be sweeping the fashion world:

“For quite some time now I’ve seen one article after another about the “Downton Abbey” effect on fashion. Yet, I haven’t seen anything pointing to the return of Y-necklaces. And, frankly, that surprises me. First, because Y-necks have been trickling back onto the jewelry scene and, second, because their very roots are believed by many to date back to the post-Edwardian era—yes, the time in which PBS’s popular British period drama series is set.

But “Downton Abbey” aside for a moment, the runways, too, are playing a role in the Y-necklace’s return. From New York to Paris, in their 2013 spring and fall collections, fashion’s big names focused on the V-neckline—inarguably a perfect backdrop for a Y-necklace. To imagine just how perfect, think of Amy Poehler at the Golden Globes in January. Wearing an 83-carat diamond necklace from Chopard, Ms. Poehler was one of the night’s showstoppers. And while the mega-watt diamond design was, technically, more Y-like, it forecasted the jewelry design direction. Well, to be more accurate, the jewelry design RE-direction . . . Read more

This particular trend has been a long standing part of our collection. See a few of our designs below:

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Sterling silver crochet water mixed with assorted stones.

 

 

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Moon Stones wrapped in sterling silver crochet wire. The middle stone is a Swarovski crystal.