The New Age Of Birthstone Jewels

  1. Begin Slideshow

    0

    SHARES

    0 comments
    See All Slides

    Okay, so typical birthstone jewelry equals images of tacky souvenirs and corny gifts from grandma. But what girl out there can't remember a time when she didn't love anything more than wearing her zodiac sign or birthstone like a badge of honor? With so much attention being paid to spiritual talismans and good luck charms lately, we decided to investigate our favorite soothsayer jewels of childhood. And while the majority of birthstone jewelry out there is indeed super cheesy (SO not kidding!), we've rounded up our own brand of new-world Zodiac-appropriate gems—a mix of avant-garde designs that will definitely make you want to sport your birthstone once again.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

20 Essentials For Your 9-To-5

Doug Funny had it easy. He'd pull on a white T-shirt, a green vest, and some (surprisingly on-trend) front-pleat khaki shorts, and he was out the door faster than you can say Patty Mayonnaise. Unfortunately, in the 3-D world, it's not that simple. But, that also means exciting options abound — yes, even for your 9-to-5 read

Food & Drinks

The BEST Places To Have Brunch In London

Confession: Brunch is our favourite meal. We'd eat it every single day if we could. However, until recently, London's offerings for this beloved weekend feast were sorely lacking. Luckily for us (and you), that's changed. The city is now home to a plethora of restos serving up next-level breakfast burritos, baked eggs, read


Shopping

This Mystical Stone Is More Than Just A Pretty Bauble

Whether you read deeply into the mystical meanings behind certain gems (guilty astrology nerd present!) or choose your baubles based on looks alone, the opal is definitely not one to be left out of your jewelry repertoire. Its moonstone-like facade results from a unique internal structure that diffracts light and allows read


How To Redecorate Without Buying A Thing

How do you redecorate your home without buying a single item? Edit, edit, edit. Michael Ciancio, a New York-based design director and artist, had been living in his pre-war studio in Carroll Gardens for a few years when he realized he needed a design intervention. "I love having friends over, but the layout was awkward for read