By Michelle Graff
With its light weight and wallet-friendly prices, silver is the ultimate metal for designers to experiment with. Check out how they've utilized vivid enamel, rich wood and earthy leather to add color and texture to smooth silver. The results are both playful and right on trend with spring's bright hues and bohemian throwdowns of mixed materials. To get a closer look, just click on any of the images below.


Daniel Espinosa

Hinge cuff in gray enamel with antique-finish sterling silver, pave rose of France and topaz, and steel gray pearls; suggested retail price is $1,300.



"Rain" necklace in sterling silver and leather; suggested retail price is $700.



Silver and ebony necklace; suggested retail price is $850. (866) 872-2842 or


Chrissy Cook Designs

Rings in sterling silver with enamel; suggested retail prices range from $110 to $200. (717) 222-9762 or


Manuel Bozzi

"Wirezoo" bracelet in sterling silver and leather; suggested retail price is about $231.


Jenny Bird

Leather and silver chain lariat; suggested retail price is $295.



Bracelet from the "Venere Collection" in sterling silver with enamel; suggested retail price starts at about $218.


John Hardy

"Naga" dragon bracelets in silver with woven leather, available in a multitude of colors; suggested retail price is $450 each.

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