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No longer just your grandmother’s gem of choice, pearls are losing their stuffy, old-school reputation and holding their own as the bauble for the cool-girl set this spring. Reimagined in two-tone detailing and larger-than-life shapes, these next-wave jewels are equal parts sophisticated and modern — ready to make their way into your daily accessories rotation.
So, we culled 15 gorg iterations, from evil-eye earrings to multi-stacked rings, all begging for a primo spot in your jewelry box this season. But, don’t fret if your budget’s not suited for the real deal, because there’s a mix of thrifty costume pieces and splurge-y designer items ahead. Grandma's gonna be so jealous.
UPDATE: With the exciting news of Taylor Swift becoming a godmother to Jaime King's baby, we've got celebrity godparents on our mind. Ahead, 20 surprising celeb pairings. This story was originally published on July 2, 2014:
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