New York City. Jan. 5, 2021. Butterfly jewelry seems like a fitting way to kick off a new year. Butterflies are a symbol of rebirth and transformation, and myriad jewelry designers are incorporating them into finished designs. From gemstone versions to all-metal ones, butterflies are an inspiring and pretty symbol to perch in any jewelry box. Here are five newer pieces to ponder collecting.
Butterfly stud earrings in 18k yellow gold with 3.69 cts. t.w. rainbow moonstone, $575; available online at Tresor Jewels
Cuff in sterling silver with 14k gold accents with a 12.3 ct. pink and orange tourmaline butterfly and 0.13 cts. t.w. rubellite tourmalines, $2,699; available online at Jen Volkodav Jewelry Design
Long necklace in black rhodium-plated sterling silver with brown spinel beads, 13.58 cts. t.w. red sapphires, yellow sapphires, and amethysts; black and metallic olive enamel; and a butterfly motif, $3,400; available online at Matthew Campbell Laurenza (MCL) Design
Award-winning Dancing Butterflies ring in 18k white gold with a white South Sea pearl, 2.30 cts. t.w. pink sapphires, and 1.20 cts. t.w. diamonds, $5,000; available for order at Kyllonen Luxury
Tiger Swallowtail, a large, hinged articulating butterfly necklace with 14k rose and 18k white and yellow gold in Shakudo (a Japanese method of colorizing metal) and black diamond accents on an 18k yellow gold chain, $9,000; available online at James Banks Design
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