by Chaima Filali
Editors’ Picks: The Must-Have Summer Jewels
Don’t let that bronzed glow go to waste – add statement colored stones and elegant gold pieces to elevate your summer style.
Only a few weeks separate us from the start of our favorite season, and with the arrival of warm weather comes gorgeous jewels to match. Summer calls for modern, airy and timeless pieces to complete your beachy vibe – from brightly colored stones that complement your tan to elegant gold-drop earrings that give your face an illuminating effect, the right jewels elevate even the most laid-back of summer looks.
There are no rules for how to accessorize this season – vacation mode calls for fun and playful jewelry, with different designs, colors, and mixed materials encouraged.
Of all seasons, summer is an opportunity to bring out your creative side. No matter the age or personal style, jewelry can always be updated to refresh a style. Invest in timeless, sustainable, and unique jewels that you can mix and match according to the seasons – you can never go wrong with authentic and stand-out pieces.
Despite our much-needed beach vacations being delayed due to the pandemic, summer isn’t going away. Be it on the balcony or in the backyard, pull out your best sundress, sunhat and jewels to give you all the summer feels. For this, SU has rounded up our pick of this year’s best summer jewels below.
Bold Statement Earrings
Kasha Bali is a jewelry line handmade in Bali, inspired by the charming island, Greek mythology and Egyptian and African heritage. The brand translates different historical components into sophisticated and bespoke jewels.
The fine jewelry line is characterized by a tropical theme, featuring pieces such as statement gold necklaces, cuffs and earrings. Kasha Bali jewels exude the spirit of the tropics, putting you straight into vacation mode.
Shell & Pearl Drop Necklace & Miss-Matched Earrings
Known for its bold and authentic creations, Grainne Morton is a UK-based handmade jewelry line that incorporates different precious objects and materials to create eclectic and unique pieces.
The designer tells a story with every individually crafted piece, inspired by the traditional crafts, folklore, music and fairy tales of her home country in her compositions. Among the stand-out pieces, find a pair of miss-matched earrings or a shell & pearl drop necklace, bringing a piece of the ocean to any outfit.
Helmed from Paris, L’atelier Stone is a brand that embodies the creator’s vision of minimal and contemporary jewelry, inspired by the law of attraction and crystal energy. What’s more, each piece has a philosophy behind it, created using sustainable methods.
These artfully created pieces are the ultimate addition to any outfit, from pearl-drop earrings to dainty layered necklaces, it’s easy to throw on and complement your summer style.
Flash jewellery is every girl’s go-to classic jewelry line. With pieces inspired by the 80’s and 90’s, the designer creates minimal, old-school style jewelry with a contemporary and utterly wearable twist.
Recognized for its simplicity and refined elegance, Flash Jewellery is the essential jewelry brand to shop this summer. Opt for tiny, everyday gold hoops or a simple gold chain for a feminine summer look.
Tidal Rings/Golden Bracelet
Kirstin Ash is a luxury jewelry line made in Sydney, Australia. The collection is made of unique pieces inspired by astrology but also by nature – find gold chains with zodiac signs coin pendants, pearl necklaces and shell pieces that call for a never-ending beach vibe.
The everyday yet unique jewels are easy to stack, layer and pair to fit your personal style. Be it for daydreaming in your garden or sitting by the sea, this collection is suited for any occasion.
By Chaima Halima Filali