By Amanda Gizzi

Flowing curves, wave-like movement and delicate wrapping are three characteristics that define this “ribbon” jewelry trend. Soft, flowing lines give these pieces of jewelry a sense of movement.

Like the three characteristics, there are also three distinct levels of this trend, which begins with loose waves (picture a dancer’s ribbon). The levels evolve to more defined wrapping, with styles that surround a stone or appear to wrap around the body.

Bows are a pretty and feminine--albeit a bit more structured--final level of the ribbon trend.

Here are a just a few stand-out examples of this style to explore.

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