1. Big Mixed Cabochon-Style Stones—The last few seasons have been like jewelry on steroids. Not that we'll ever say no to a great statement necklace. But this spring, the Big idea that caught our eye was the use of giant Cabochon-style stones, à la Proenza Schouler and Bottega Veneta. Organic and elegant.
Above, clockwise from top left: Proenza Schouler spring 2011 runway look, photo courtesy of Proenza Schouler; Oscar De La Renta Multi-Stone Bracelet, $475, available at Net-A-Porter; Topshop Enamel Oval Ring, $20, available at Topshop; Rachel Leigh Primrose Bib Necklace, $348, available at Bergdorf Goodman; David Aubrey Willamena Cuff Bracelet, $135, available at Max & Chloe.
Above, clockwise from top left: Louis Vuitton spring 2011 runway, photo courtesy of Louis Vuitton; Iosselliani Skull Fringe Earrings, $195, available at Barneys New York; Hive & Honey Art Deco Fringe Earrings, $24.99, available at Piperlime; Old Navy Chain Earrings, $7.50, available at Old Navy; Madewell Flapper Fringe Necklace, $62, available at Madewell.
Above, clockwise from top left: Pamela Love spring 2011 collection, photo by Ryan Koopmans; Giles & Brother spring 2011 bangle; Topshop Futuristic Metal Collar, $35, available at Topshop; By Boe Square Band Rings, $60, available at 80s Purple.
Above, clockwise from top left: Karen Walker spring 2011 backstage, photo courtesy of Karen Walker; JenMDesigns Acrylic Rings, from $50, available at Etsy; Marni Beaded Necklace, $485, available at Net-A-Porter; Miu Miu Apple-Embellished Plexiglass Bangle, $265, available at Net-A-Porter.
Above, clockwise from top left: Eddie Borgo Rose Gold-Plated Labradorite Necklace, $625, available at Net-A-Porter; Made Her Think Talon Rose Gold Vermeil Ring, $149.50, available at Made Her Think; Jules Smith Rock On Earrings, $60, available at Max & Chloe; Michael Kors Glitz Watch, $250, available Michael Kors; House of Harlow 1960 Rose Gold-Plated Stack Ring, $20, available at Endless.