Trends

Man Power: Designer Men’s Jewelry

It’s time to give the men some credit. Men have become more aware of looking good in the past few years and with awareness come style. Now more than ever those same men make an extra effort to create a fashionable look with stylish clothes, shoes and even accessories. Once a woman’s territory, jewelry is no longer simply for the girls. Still, if you’re a man, you shouldn’t worry about looking too fashionably femme. Men’s jewelry has distinct features that make it quite masculine; many of the pieces are created from rougher materials, clean shapes, and larger sizes.

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Can Hebrew Jewelry Be Hot?

In light of Israel’s 62nd birthday, we’re taking a look at the unique appeal of Hebrew jewelry, worn both for blessings and fashion purposes. Celebrities like Britney Spears and Madonna have been photographed wearing a necklace or bracelet with a Hebrew charm or inscribed with a Hebrew blessing. There are two great reasons to wear Hebrew jewelry and looks like celebrities are in on the trend. While they can be worn because they have words or symbols that refer to luck, success, protection, and happiness, they are also great style statements for the body.

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The New Jewelry Obsession – Personalized Silver Jewelry

The new jewelry obsession taking over the streets of Tel-Aviv is personalized jewelry. After we all copied Carry Bradshwa’s oh-so-80’s gold necklace with our name hanging on our neck, it is time to take another fashionable step and introduce to you Sima Gilady‘s personalized jewelry.

Sima Gilady Jewelry

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Handmade Jewelry, The Beauty of Nature

After years of working in the hi-tech industry, advertising, programming and teaching, Yoav Gefen found his destination in jewelry making. Gefen searched for a way to merge his creative side, the art of creating, painting and sculpting, with his livelihood. At the ripe age of 34 he left everything and went backpacking through India. His journey soon became his new path.
In his journey, he became acquainted with silversmiths and welders who created beautiful jewelry. He watched them work with passion and learned their craft.

Yoav Gefen Geometric Earrings

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Charmed by Silver Charms Jewelry

When you’re looking for jewelry that not only looks beautiful and compliments your wardrobe, but is also meaningful and symbolic, charms jewelry is the way to go. Charms bracelets, necklaces and key chains all feature pendants and good luck amulets, each of which has its own unique significance.
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The most common charm is the hand-shaped hamsa, which is believed to ward off the evil eye and offer protection to those who wear it. Shelly Assody’s Lucky Charms Silver Necklace and Good Luck Charms Silver Necklace feature not only the hamsa, but other notable symbols commonly used in charms jewelry, including the fish, symbolizing prosperity, clover representing luck, heart and Star of David.

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Designer Spotlight

Liad’s Custom Silver Jewelry Studio

Founded by chance, the Liad Custom Silver Jewelry Studio was born out of a creative urge, curiosity and time on a young designer’s hands. The young designer, Liad Wischnia Nemeth came to the United States 12 years ago on a vacation from Israel. In the months that followed, Liad met a man who would soon become her husband, got married and decided to call the United States her home.

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Designer Spotlight

Multicultural Jewelry From Karen Peleg

Karen Peleg’s inspiration for Augusta, her line of symbolic jewelry, grew out of her intense curiosity for different countries and cultures. Working out of her creative studio in Tel Aviv, Peleg transforms her past life experiences into intricate, wearable artwork.

Her travels to India led her to create silver jewelry such as Wish of Luck Necklace that prominently displays a peacock symbol which represents love, passion and luck, her love of nature across the world inspired her love necklaces inscribed with a flower and her devotion to her Jewish heritage drove her to create a variety of delicate Star of David necklaces.

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