When you are thinking about your jewelry arsenal—what to add and what pieces to invest –there is something about solid gold—textural, sculptural, linear or geometric, high polished or with an aged patina in 14K or high karat, yellow, rose or green gold. These are pieces without any gemstones or diamonds ; however, they will stack and layer well with pieces with diamonds or colored gemstones. They could be the staples or backbone of your jewelry wardrobe. These days with gold prices going up, the pieces we covet –those weighty chains, the bold rings, the statement necklaces or bracelets will have mileage if we choose styles that feel current yet have the enduring quality of being the pieces we go back to whenever we need essentials to throw on that work well with just about any fashion choices we make. These are pieces that are also seasonless—they can work with layers of clothing in the winter and lightweight T-shirt dressing in the summer.
Here is are modern and vintage pieces that will elevate you jewelry wardrobe and just might elevate your mood:
Dale Hernsdorf’s Triad Stack of three ring are simple yet striking and comfortable to wear. They are hand-wrought in 22K and feature a streamline beauty on their own or pair well
Cast’s Baby Bombshell Stitch Bracelet is designed in 14K gold and has a look of woven gold and is just the right width to wear alone or with other flexible or bangle or cuff bracelets
Anita Ko’a Zoe 18K gold Braided Hoops are classics that will never go out of style. The texture and the size offer an essential look that is chic nonchalance at its best.
Carbon & Hyde 14K gold antique inspired link necklace offers a bold look without being overbearing. It has the feeling of an old watch fob chain yet is modernized with a curve to the links.
KATKIM Eternal Cloud Ring rendered in 18K gold is sculptural—a artistic expression for the finger. You can wear it with other rings on your hand but it will look just as dramatic if worn on its own
Robinson Pelham’s 18K gold Identity necklace offers a length that is closer to the neck, allowing it to be worn as a statement piece or layered with different widths and shaped chains and/or pendants.
Estate Diamond Jewelry’s retro rose gold bracelet, crafted from a chain of repeating scroll with French control marks, circa 1940s.
Deborah Pagani’s 18K yellow gold Honey Ribbed Bands (2 shown in photo) take the work out of figuring out your stacking bands. These rings offer a look of thinner and wider bands worn together and offer a bold sensual feel.
Melissa Kaye 18K yellow gold Hannah Ring is curvaceous and current looking for a woman who wants one singular ring speak to her artistic personality.
Keyamour’s vintage 18K yellow gold tbracelet by Gucci, circa 1980 depicts a Hercules knot made of two ropes that symbolizes the strength of love and marriage.
Nicole Rose’s 18K gold flexible bangle bracelet offers a vintage 80s feeling for the modern woman who might have not seen these styles of bracelet’s the first time around. This one is the perfect width and can lend a sense of glamour all year round.
Alice Pierre’s 14K gold medium size hoop earrings feature a geometric pattern and offers current styling with classic lines that are perfect for the woman who doesn’t want to think too much about her jewelry choices in the morning but desires chic pieces that can get her out of the house with ease.
Orly Marcel’s 18K gold Mandala Petal tennis necklace offers meaning, style and textural interest in one necklace. It’s also feminine yet bold enough to be worn or it can layer effortlessly with other necklaces.
Walters Faith 18K rose gold ID bracelet brings back a favorite classic with current appeal.
Kentshire’s Aldo Cipullo for Cartier’s vintage bold modernist ring in the form of a ziggurat, in 18K gold.
Ramona Albert’s 18K gold textural wrap bracelet inspired by nature offers a textural look ina stand out piece.