In the spirit of Valentine’s Day (and just in case you still need to buy someone a gift), I’ve rounded up some of my favorite arrow jewelry. You may have noticed that my Valentine’s Day gift post included a couple of arrow items, like these.
Arrows have been appearing with frequency in jewelry design these days, and I first started noticing them in December, when my best friend gifted me with an amazing silver arrow bracelet. It’s the perfect piece. It’s something different from the other pieces of jewelry I own, a bit edgy, and a piece I would have picked for myself. Since receiving this bracelet, I’ve been eyeing other arrow items to add to my collection. The clean, graphic impact of an arrow appeals to me.
Anita Ko earring. Matching necklace here.
Maya Brenner. Similar from Jennifer Zeuner.
So, are you gonna go my way and pick up a piece of arrow jewelry? What type of jewelry are you eyeing these days?
Unless the giver can find a gift that is personally significant to the receiver, it’s difficult to buy a Valentine’s Day gift that isn’t your typical holiday cliché. My personal take is that small gifts (i.e. jewelry and other little luxuries like fine chocolates and macarons) are best. It’s always fun to open a tiny box with a treasure inside. I generally eschew anything with hearts as too saccharine, but I make exceptions for hearts presented in a novel way. I prefer to temper sweetness with a bit of spunk, a tongue-in-cheek take on this overhyped holiday. Here are some Valentine’s Day presents that I suggest. I know I would be particularly delighted to receive the first item!
Clare Vivier. Other color/print options available here.
Alice & Olivia
Smythson of Bond Street
Alice & Olivia
Marc by Marc Jacobs
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