Shades of Gray
From oyster pearls to platinum, pewter and metallic sheen – no matter your fantasy (or pleasure), shades of gray can turn you on to this season’s unexpected trend.
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Vintage mesh chain with lariat and labradorite drops by New Orleans designer Lauren Schonekas at Construct Jewelry; brushed sterling silver unisex cuff bracelet by New Orleans designer Walt Adler at Adler’s Jewelry; 24 karat gold and oxidized diamond ring by Stella Flame at Saint Germain; sterling silver ring at Symmetry Jewelers.
Four-strand necklace of glass beads, Swarovski crystals and semi-precious gems; sterling silver “Fleur d’ Lys” pendant; and round acanthus leaf pendant; all at Fleur D’ Orléans; platinum, white quartz and hematite cufflinks; platinum, gray druzy cufflinks; and platinum and black jade men’s ring, all at Symmetry Jewelers; 14 karat white gold, 4.03 total carat weight diamond stud earrings; and platinum 1.53 total carat weight radiant-cut diamond ring, both at Boudreaux’s Jewelers.
Sterling silver, arrow-like necklace at Sabai Jewelry; sterling silver brooch from Fleur D’ Orléans; sterling silver, gray quartz and black onyx beaded necklace; and sterling silver, white moon quartz drop earrings, both by New Orleans designer Walt Adler at Adler’s Jewelry.
Oxidized silver leaf pendant on labradorite cord by Wendy Brigode; faceted, oxidized sterling silver beaded bracelets with 14 karat gold, gray and white pearl accents by Mizuki, all at Saint Germain; sterling silver, slate gray mabe pearl pendant and ring, both at Sabai Jewelry; South Sea multi-colored round, pear and baroque-shaped pearls with .12 total carat weight diamonds with 18 karat white gold clasp necklace; 18 karat white gold, 14 millimeter Tahitian pearl and .31 total carat weight baguette diamond ring, both at Wellington & Company Fine Jewelry; sterling silver bangle with Swarovski Passion topaz gems by New Orleans designer Walt Adler at Adler’s Jewelry.
Gunmetal and Gold
Plated gold drop medallion over hammered silver pendant with vintage chain by New Orleans designer Lauren Schonekas at Construct Jewelry; hand wire-wrapped, oxidized silver and Swarovski crystal bracelet by Dana Kellin at Saint Germain; Palladium 1.01 total carat weight cushion diamond ring by New Orleans designer Tom Mathis at Symmetry Jewelers.