By Michelle Graff

When it comes to what's hot for summer, the answer includes a checklist of chunky cuff bracelets, bib-style statement necklaces, organic materials and all things in shimmery yellow gold. And luckily for jewelry aficionados, stacking, mixing and matching are all fashion do's this season, so instead of choosing between the gold bangle and the one wrapped in leather or crafted in shell, pile them all on, sit back and enjoy the sun.


Monique Lhuillier paired an ethereal natural-tulle ballgown featuring an asymmetrically draped tear-drop skirt with a John
Hardy “Cinta” collection horse-conch-shell pendant featuring rose-cut cognac diamonds and orange and yellow sapphires; suggested retail price is


Echo of the Dreamer

“Geometric Turquoise Collar”
with turquoise, smoky-lemon quartz, jasper and sterling silver; suggested
retail price is $1,365. (212) 594-8022 or


Katy Briscoe
“Hope’s Cuff” in 18-karat gold; suggested retail price is $20,000. (713) 662-9886


Raffaella Mannelli
“American Woven Multishape
Corpetto” necklace with 18-karat pink matte gold, hand-carved ebony wood and
brown rough diamonds; suggested retail price is $10,900.

“Logo” earrings in 18-karat yellow gold from the “Dazzle Collection;” suggested retail price is $2,000. (866) 99-TRESOR or


Samantha Wills

“Ella” earrings in sterling
silver; suggested retail price is $113.



John Hardy

“Cinta” collection ring in
18-karat pink gold with marble cone shell, 4.06-carat oval pink spinel at
center, plus violet and pink sapphires, multicolor spinel and white
brilliant-cut diamonds; suggested retail price is $10,000.


Dori Csengeri
Hand-embroidered “Kakadoo”
necklace featuring glass beads, sponge coral and crystal briolette; suggested
retail price is $470. (800) 396-3552 or


“Wheat” collection earrings
in 24-karat gold; suggested retail price is $2,400.


Daniel K

Multi-drop pear-shape earrings with 7.89 carats of diamonds set in 18-karat white gold; suggested retail price is $18,950. (888) 841-7676 or



Nina Basharova

“Milky Way” bangles in
18-karat gold; suggested retail price is $1,700 each.

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