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.
With California addressing a record-breaking drought, and verdant lawns morphing into rock gardens, the loveliness of fresh green hues in jewelry feels more delightful than ever. Here are some of the [...]
Jewelry designs with movement are inherently alluring. Long swinging earrings, quivering “trembler” brooches, and charms dangling from bracelets catch the eye. Loose gemstones encased behind a transparent face are playful and [...]
When fashion houses as disparate as Chanel, Prada, Armani, Louis Vuitton and Lanvin endorse an accessory, it constitutes a noteworthy trend. The early reports of fall2015 fashion indicate the resurgence of [...]
Jewelry and perfume are both festive additions to a wardrobe — finishing touches that can elevate others’ experience of the wearer. Jewelry and perfume need to be used together thoughtfully, however: [...]
Well-chosen jewelry is functional as well as aesthetically pleasing–it adorns and flatters the wearer. It can also make the wearer feel more attractive, exciting, sophisticated, or powerful. Some jewelry has more [...]
The Truly Jewelry Gem of the Day “Squares and Rectangles Necklace” by Saundra Messinger “Squares and Rectangles Necklace” of recycled matte sterling silver by Saundra Messinger. http://saundramessinger.com/ [...]
The Truly Jewelry Gem of the Day “Black and White Collection” Earrings by Antonini “Black and White Collection” Earrings of white gold and black diamonds by Antonini. http://www.antonini.it/index.php?ln=b [...]
The summer solstice has arrived, and the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the official start of summer. With the season arrive a delightful variety of sea-inspired jewelry–jewelry that captures a bit [...]
The Truly Jewelry Gem of the Day “Dauphine Collection Necklace” by Ariane Zurcher “Dauphine Collection Necklace” of 18kt brushed gold, aquamarine and natural Venezuelan pearl by Ariane Zurcher. http://www.arianezurcher.com/ [...]
The Truly Jewelry Gem of the Day “Clothos Men’s Bracelet” by House of Rishavy “Clothos Men’s Bracelet” hand-woven of Argentium sterling silver, by House of Rishavy. http://www.houseofrishavy.com/ [...]
After the season of dazzling diamond and faceted gemstone sparklers at red carpet events, the look of quiet natural gemstones without the translucence and sparkle can provide a soothing respite. Natural [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]