By Erika W.
Nothing says summer like bold colorful jewels! Whether you are headed to the beach or to the bbq, (or to fireworks on the 4th!) please don some color in the form of jewelry. Designers are doing fabulous work with a variety of colored gemstones. Bright apple green chrysoprase, cool turquoise, parti-colored (watermelon) tourmaline, blue opal, and multicolored sapphires are fresh for summer.
Chrysoprase jewelry from Irene Neuwirth at the Couture 2011 jewelry show
Turquoise drop earrings from Ippolita
Handcrafted 22k gold bangle bracelets with colored gemstones from Stephanie Albertson
Citrine drop earrings and stackable colored stone rings with yellow and blue sapphires, green garnets, and amethyst from blue nile‘s new collection of colorful summer jewelry
Jemma Wynne parti-colored (watermelon) tourmaline earrings and pendants from the Limited Edition collection
Pink sapphire and diamond bracelet from the new “Color Me Mine” collection at Whiteflash
Multi colored rose cut sapphire rings from Anne Sportun at Couture 2011
Gurhan opal ring in 24k gold from Couture 2011
Share your Summer Jewels: Show me the Bling