The holidays are the perfect time to rock statement necklaces. They can transform even the most simple, monochromatic outfit into a festive look or amp up an already-fierce party ensemble. So where do we go when we need to add to our statement jewelry collection? Check out our go-to statement jewelry brands below.
Two jewelry designers Soung Il Baeck and Wooa Kim met in New York City, got married, and started their own lines of jewelry and accessories. Their different styles and approaches toward jewelry and design has been merged and the result is SIWA BAKIM. They worked with clients like: Harry Winston, Tory Burch, De Beers, Mikimoto America, Michael Kors and Tiffany & Co. They create great pieces that have mechanic and futuristic feel using combinations of different materials like metal, glass and leather.
Melroso is a Brooklyn-based jewelry brand and specialty retailer. French-born founder and creative director Colette Tebele draws inspiration from the glittering shores of the Côte d'Azur. Her pieces embody the effortless chic and understated elegance of the French aesthetic: they lead the eye to the beauty of their wearer. This less-is-more approach yields a collection that is both affordable and classically chic, offering everything from statement pieces to casual essentials. At Melroso, Colette combines her own designs with a curated collection of globally-sourced pieces that embody her timeless aesthetic.
Designer Faris Du Graf started her brand, FARIS as a jewelry line that distills complexity into a wearable statement. It appeals to the soulful independent, a woman who is distinctive, curious, and imperfectly honest. Modernist forms playfully dance in kinetic silhouettes. Every piece is handmade using different materials from gold and silver to pearls and gemstones.
Duo Louis Decicco and Mari Ouchi started their brand FAUX/real in 2009 in New York. They make pieces that you can think and talk about. Unexpected materials transformed into pieces with surprising grace and vision. Try and challenge people's eyes/mind through their work with a very thoughtful touch and a twist sense of humor.