A well-made piece of jewelry can be beautiful; a collection of beautifully designed jewelry can take one's breath away. Yet the true joy of jewelry lies not in its innate beauty, but in its ability to adorn the wearer beautifully and stylishly.
TRULY JEWELRY will help you determine your optimally flattering and most cost-effective choices, whether for a classic jewelry wardrobe or tapping into today's jewelry trends. TRULY JEWELRY considers current editorial and celebrity looks - both the good and the not-as-successful - from the perspective of a professional image consultant, and suggests options that might work better.
TRULY JEWELRY is the one jewelry resource containing advice not only on what to wear, but also practical tips on how to wear it. TRULY JEWELRY suggests vintage variations that can provide high style consistent with current trends, dipping into jewelry archives to find treasure.
Finally, TRULY JEWELRY provides a review of the new and the notable in jewelry, gems of information to educate and delight.
Floral designs in jewelry are a perennial favorite, inspired by some of nature’s beautiful yet most fragile gifts. Incorporating live flowers themselves into jewelry has had a long tradition over the [...]
Wristwatches have always been a bit of a hybrid product – functional as timepieces, and, to varying degrees, attractive or even breathtakingly spectacular as jewelry. With the developments in technology over [...]
A happy, playful theme makes a strong appearance this season with the fashion world’s embrace of bright, multi-color clothing, jewelry and other accessories. These bright designs might be the perfect antidote [...]
Maybe it’s partly push-back against all the pointy, spiky designs that have been so popular over the last several years. The result: a resurgence of perfect orbs — three-dimensional embodiments of [...]
One of the more challenging styles of necklace to wear, the Y-shaped necklace, is back in the spotlight this season. This scene-stealing design requires an appropriate backdrop that doesn’t compete with [...]
The opportunities for extreme adornment of one’s fingers this season encompass an astounding variety of design approaches. In my blog I’ve discussed midi rings, U-shaped rings (between the finger rings), cuff [...]
It may first seem as though creativity has gone out the window, with repetitive terminology being applied to so many categories of jewelry, but the description “cuff,” used judiciously, makes perfect [...]
Cuff bracelets with figural animals that meet head-to-head or head-to-tail have long been popular designs. This season, a similar design with a less literal interpretation of the head-to-head design bring gemstones [...]
It’s not likely that many people choose to wear figural snake jewelry without reference to its symbolism (such as Queen Victoria’s view that joined snakes represent eternal love) or an intriguing [...]
Diamonds for Day Worn ostentatiously, diamonds can be too flashy for daytime wear, particularly in conservative office settings as accessories to career wear, but a new genre of daytime-appropriate jewelry incorporates [...]
“Ear jackets,” otherwise known as “stud earring jackets” or simply “earring jackets,” an add-on accessory for stud earrings, are receiving notice for their style potential this season. The latest styles go [...]