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How We Mix New & Vintage Jewels

How We Mix New & Vintage Jewels

November: The leaves are falling, friends & family are coming together, and gifting season has begun. As we add new Designer Jewelry collections alongside our uniquely sourced Estate Collection, we thought we'd share how we like to mix vintage jewels with modern. Of course, any way is a good way, but read more for inspiration! Check out our new Seaport Studio with custom jewelry cases and new styles. Book an appointment to start your Forever Jewelry stack.

Plus, don't miss our first in-studio event with Gather Brooklyn, who are popping up at our Seaport Studio for custom painted charms. They'll be bringing their unique gems and jewels from 1–7pm on Sunday, November 19th!

Embrace the Clash: Mixing Metals

Who says you have to stick to one metal? Mixing metals is a great way to add visual interest and create a modern twist to your vintage pieces. Pair a striking gold necklace with a dainty white gold Brave Daughters chain bracelet for a look that is effortlessly cool. Don't be afraid to experiment with different metal combinations and see what works best for you.

Layer it Up: Combining Necklaces

Layering necklaces is one of the cutest fall trends, and it's the perfect way to blend vintage and modern styles. Start with a dainty, vintage pendant necklace as your base and then add a longer, statement piece with a modern design like Debbie Fisher Beaded Necklaces. The key is to mix different lengths, textures, and styles to create a visually stunning and unique look.

Mix and Match: Stackable Rings

Stackable rings are a fun and versatile way to mix vintage and modern styles. Start with an Estate ring as your centerpiece and then add modern, minimalist bands on either side. The contrast between the intricate details of the vintage ring and the simplicity of the modern bands creates a harmonious balance that is sure to turn heads.

Play with Colors: Gemstone Pairings

Don't limit yourself to just one gemstone! Mixing different gemstones is a great way to add a pop of color and create a unique look. Pair an Estate ruby ring with a modern Sapphire Bezel Set Tennis bracelet for a stunning combination that is both classic and contemporary. Just make sure the colors complement each other to create a cohesive look.

Get Creative: Repurpose and Upcycle

One of the best ways to mix vintage and modern jewelry styles is to get creative and repurpose your existing pieces. Take that vintage brooch and turn it into a statement pendant for a new necklace.

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