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Everything You Need to Know About Rocking Architectural Jewelry

Everything You Need to Know About Rocking Architectural Jewelry   If you’re a jewelry enthusiast, you’ve probably noticed a few stark trends popping up lately -- designers using unconventional construction methods, leaving materials exposed, incorporating geometric shapes and patterns, and creating interactive pieces. All of these elements point to the emerging dominance of ‘Architectural Jewelry’; a distinct group within the Contemporary Jewelry category. Taking their inspiration from architects and engineers, architectural jewelry designers incorporate the same balance, precision and functionality into their creations, as you would find in the construction of buildings. Designers often use architectural principles of scale, dimension and proportion in a way that challenges perception and forces contemplation. Themes commonly found in architectural jewelry include use of...

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Working Contemporary Jewelry into Your Everyday Wardrobe

How To Incorporate Contemporary Jewelry Into Your Everyday Style Even for the most seasoned fashion professionals, trying to incorporate contemporary pieces into your everyday style can be a daunting task. It’s a difficult balance between showcasing a truly unique piece of jewelry and not feeling like a walking art exhibit. But as lovers of jewelry and all things artisan, at IndieFaves we've found a few tips and tricks that work for us. Here is a guide to seamlessly working contemporary jewelry into your current wardrobe--regardless of your personal style. Use It As A Pop Of Color Bring life to an otherwise one-dimensional outfit by adding a vibrant piece of jewelry, such as the Bronze Red Lips Necklace by May Gañán. While an...

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My Thoughts On Contemporary Jewelry

My Thoughts On Contemporary Jewelry MAY GAÑÁN  Image: IndieFaves - Milano Jewelry Week Demand for contemporary jewelry is on the rise, such that some of the largest cities around the world including New York, Paris, Munich, Athens and Barcelona are hosting yearly jewelry weeks, with Milan being the latest city to follow the trend by hosting their first ever jewelry week in October 2019. Tired as we all are of the globalization that detracts value and authenticity to everything that is exported around the world to be commercialized indiscriminately, interest in handcrafted art pieces is increasing as a reaction against this overcrowded mass market.  Image: IndieFaves Even though the demand exists with immediate rewards in the contemporary jewelry market, the process of reaching...

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Difference Between Porcelain and Ceramic Jewelry

What Really Is The Difference Between Ceramic and Porcelain Jewelry? The big question is: What's the difference between Porcelain Jewelry and Ceramic Jewelry?  Answer is: Not much. However, in general, porcelain is harder than ceramic and offers greater design flexibility. Even though both materials are made from clay and other naturally occurring materials fired in a kiln, the clay used to make porcelain is more refined and purified. It's the perfect raw material for jewelry to provide style, movement and a contemporary look.  At IndieFaves we have a stunning collection of handmade modern, minimal and light porcelain jewelry by Ukraine's based designer Anne Menzel. SHOP ANNE MENZEL'S COLLECTION Feedback or Questions? Contact Us at Info@indiefaves.com https://www.indiefaves.com/ IndieFaves is a fully-managed marketplace offering one-of-a-kind curated pieces from global independent...

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Is Renting Really The New Buying In Retail?

Is Renting Really The New Buying In Retail? SHAFAQ SAEED  Image: Ann Taylor Infinite Style Is renting really the new buying in retail? The answer according to me is not entirely, and that it really depends on each individual item, or experience that you are seeking. I don't think renting will ever replace purchases completely but in certain situations renting is the better option, and therefore having such options is definitely a plus for the consumers, and providing rental options along with the traditional sales model is good for businesses. Having spent a decade building software, I love innovation that promotes a change in consumer behavior and choices, or vice versa, which in the case of sharing or collaborative economy has completely transformed the transportation and...

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