Samples were provided in compensation for attending this event. All opinions are 100% my own.
Every year, we tell ourself that will write our holiday wish list a little earlier. But, the days fly by and we get sucked into other activities. Luckily, JR Dunn asked us to check out their collections early so that we can write our own Christmas and help you write one too!
JR Dunn carries a ton of awesome designers like Gucci, Stephen Webster, John Hardy, Roberto Coin, Chimento, and Goshwara. The collections have a wide variety of styles and a broad price range. It’s perfect for finishing off festive getups, and for spreading the bauble love down your holiday gift list, too.
Chimento has been getting a ton of press lately since Jennifer Lopez feel in love with them. I can definitely see why as the pieces are very easy to wear and are super comfortable. They are light, sometimes stretching and are very soft on the skin. This cuff bracelet is from Chimento’s Bamboo Over collection. The Chimento Double Join Large Yellow Gold & Pave Diamond Necklace is gold on one side and white gold on the other. The diamond center piece flips over and clicks in so that you can wear it with the diamond with either color. I love the versatility of these pieces. This bracelet and ring is super stretchy and soft. It is an easy way to mix metals without have to take too many risks. This is one of the pieces that Jennifer Lopez has been seen wearing. I can see why as it looks amazing on the wrist. Gucci has a ton of iconic pieces that you know are Gucci just by looking at them. They have Gucci elements that walk the fine line between modern and classic! The horse bit, the marina links, and bamboo are scream Gucci and fabulous every time I see them. Here are few of my faves. The horse bit rings come in 18k yellow, white, and rose gold. They are so fabulous and can easily give you look of stacking rings with the need to buy more than 1 ring.
Loving this @Gucci #ring from @jrdunnjewelers A photo posted by April Golightly (@aprilgolightly) on
The marina link is gorgeous and you can get a large version like gold one or grab on in silver to go with your arm party. This link looks awesome on all kinds of pieces. Check out this amazing necklace!
Robert Coin puts out a new collection every year. My fave this year is this gorgeous cocktail ring. It is set in 18kt rose gold, green agate and Mother-of-Pearl rest beneath rutilated quartz to get the captivating, iridescent, blue-green color of this piece. The center stone is surrounded by amazing cognac diamonds for eternal shine. I have never seen anything like it and would love to add it to my collection.
Roberto Coin really knows how to make jewelry! Check out this awesome blue on blue ring.
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Can see the little ruby inside the band? This is Roberto Coin’s signature. According to an ancient belief, wearing a ruby close to the skin promoted long life, health and happiness and even today it is believed to possess these magic powers including the extraordinary ability of giving peace. Even the tiny treasures like the Fleur De Lis Pendant Necklace and the Small Diamond Palm Tree have a ruby on the back side so that it touches the skin. Last, but not least, my new favorite jewelry designer is the Stephen Webster. After seeing his collections at JR Dunn, I want all of it! Let’s talk about this awesome collection called Lady Stardust inspired by David Bowie’s alter ego Ziggy Stardust. There is a famous top with lightening over the eye that comes to mind when looking at these pieces. Here is the diamond necklace that comes in purple and black. Here is the matching Lady Stardust ring that also comes in an amazing blue color with the small stones a mix of black diamonds and blue sapphires. Wait! It also comes in red! It looks like a fire in red. OMG!!! I want all of them!
I want everything from the #stephenwebster #ladystardust collection from @jrdunnjewelers The ‘Lady Stardust’ collection references #Davidbowie , his legendary alter ego #ZiggyStardust and the famous lightning bolt motif. Glamorous and fearless, this exquisite fine #jewellery collection features a geometric v-shaped pattern accentuated by the use of white and black diamond pavé, and brightly coloured #sapphires A photo posted by April Golightly (@aprilgolightly) on
The next Stephen Webster collection that I am head over heals for is the Jules Vernis collection. This collection is named after the author of Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea. I was drawn in by this reversible pendant with a fish back bone in diamond across both sides.
There are so many more pieces that I fell in love with JR Dunn, but I have already written more than 750 words! I have to stop somewhere.
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Which pieces are your favorite?