Exciting news for the Pandora lover! Pandora has just introduced a great new bracelet design for displaying your charms. The open bangle is a cuff design that includes removable end pieces and movable silver stoppers. Showcase some of your favorite charms at the top of the bangle, or reverse it and wear it plain with the stylish end caps on top!
The open bangle is currently available in two designs. Both bangles are made from solid sterling silver. The first design has solid silver end caps with Pandora engraved on each side.
The second open bangle design includes gorgeous pavé end caps for a little added sparkle.
Each open bangle includes five pieces, the bracelet itself, two removable end caps, and two moveable (and removable) silver stoppers with silicon inserts. The silicon on the interior of the stoppers allows them to stay in position where you place them on the bracelet.
The new design is very easy to use. Simply push the end cap in and twist to remove! We love using this new bangle to feature some of our favorite charms to match our outfit of the day. Unlike many of the other bracelets, the open bangle has no clasp to open and is ideal for those who have a hard time opening the traditional closure. With its flexible design, it is easy to pop on before you head of the door and just as easy to take off for the night, making sure that your jewelry stays in its best (and most sparkly!) condition.
We also love that you can style the new open bangle in different ways. Add charms to the center of the bangle and wear them on the top of your wrist. Or, add a charm near each of the end caps and keep in place by sliding the silver stopper to the end after the cap has been replaced. Want a minimal statement today? This beautiful bangle makes a simple statement when worn by itself. Pull the stoppers all the way to the end caps to give it a “finished” look!
We predict that this new design is going to become one of our jewelry wardrobe staples. Stop by Versant to check it out in person- we think that you will fall in love with it too! New to Pandora jewelry? Check out our designer page here to find out more about this amazing brand- http://versantjewelry.com/index/our-designers/pandora-2/
Get your summer vibes ready! The Pandora Summer collection arrives at Versant on June 1st, and it is full of tropical fun. As compared to past years, these new charms are more colorful and whimsical. A fan-favorite, the orchid, has received an update with new styles and colors. There are also some beautiful water-inspired blues and greens that will make the perfect addition to an existing summer bracelet. See our full review of the new charms and jewelry of this mini collection below!
Bring on the Brights
The bright enamel that we fell in love with in the spring collection is back on a series of button-style charms that celebrate our favorite things about summer.
These new charms honor our favorite parts of summer- fun in the sun, beach vacations, and a summer cocktail! The celebration of summer fun is reflected in the bright colors and touches of sparkle.
The Summer Fun and Tropical Sunset charms add an extra layer of whimsy with the cute phrases engraved on the side of the charm.
Pink is the New Black
Taking off of the colors of a tropical sunset, the summer collection includes beautiful corals, bright fuchsias, and soft pinks. Some of our favorite additions are the new orchid designs in both white enamel with light pink stones and radiant orchid enamel.
Not only does the orchid make an appearance as both a dangle and button-style charm, but they appear in a sweet pair of petite stud earrings as well!
For the murano glass lover, three new charms have been added. The mint and light pink glitter charms show off the softer side of summer with light colors interspersed with sandy threads of gold. We are in love the new koinobori murano charm inspired by koi fish scales! The gorgeous deep orange of this charm is a great complement to the bright pinks of the rest of the collection.
Shades of the Sea
Everyone loves the sight of the teal and blue tropical ocean waters. Pandora used these beautiful hues as another focus of their summer collection charms. With frosty mint, teal green, and bright blues, these pops of color remind us of the summer seas.
Five new clips were released as part of the summer collection- two new cosmic stars clips and three new shining elegance clips with silicone insert. All of the new clips mix two colors in a mosaic effect to mimic the sparkling waters.
The greens and blues of the summer collection are a natural match to the beautiful enamel jewelry released during the spring. Accompanying these colorful charms is a newly redesigned starfish- available as a charm, pendant, and earrings!
In addition to the starfish pendant, a new set of petite charms is available for the memory locket! The new set includes an angelfish with bright enamel detailing, a sparkling palm tree, and bright silver seashell. This set is a must have for the beach lover!
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we have hand-selected some special treats to make mom’s day! Whether she is a sentimental soul or a trendsetter on-the-go, we have searched the world to find the perfect gift for every kind of mom. Check out all of our selections below in our Mother’s Day gift guide.
A few helpful hints before we start- plan to shop before the crowds arrive. The early bird really does get the worm- many of our promotions are the first week in May and the best selection is available when you get there first. If you are shopping for Pandora or Alex and Ani, take a peek or snap a pic of mom’s collection before you set out. That way you won’t have to fret over whether you have already given her that mom charm! And forget about buying wrapping paper and ribbon- gift wrapping is always complimentary at Versant! Got all that? Okay then- ready, set … shop!
If mom’s sense of style trends towards bright silvers, simple lines, and a touch of sparkle, she appreciates classic beauty. Giving a gift that will stand the test of time means going back to the classics. Clean styles in neutral colors are always a good idea. Mom will get the most wear out of a versatile piece she will be able to fancy up with a little black dress or dress down with a tee and jeans.
One of our favorite jewelry lines that creates classic styles with an updated aesthetic is Ti Sento Milano. Crafted from sterling silver, these pieces are rhodium plated to inhibit tarnishing and keep a bright, beautiful finish. Studded with sparkling, handset stones, they are great for transitioning from day into night.
Some of our favorite Ti Sento necklaces feature a round pendant with a pavé CZ or colored stone interior. We love the beautiful, soft colors of the stones. Ti Sento uses manmade crystals for their colored stones, ensuring that the color of each piece is consistent. This is a great feature for buying companion rings or earrings on future occasions!
If mom prefers bracelets and rings to necklaces, Ti Sento has some gorgeous hinged bangles. Made from heavy sterling silver, they really make a statement! We love the new spring design with entwined silver, pavé CZ, and mother of pearl strands.
Another great choice for the mom with the classic sense of style is Gabriel & Co’s fashion jewelry. Gabriel is primarily known for their high-end engagement rings, wedding bands, and fine jewelry. Their fashion line is constructed from sterling silver with precious and semi-precious stones. Using sterling allows for the same quality of design and construction at a lower price.
We love their quatrefoil necklace and earrings for mom. An iconic style with a slightly vintage feel, these pieces are feminine without being too delicate.
For the mom who likes the classics but wants something unique, Gabriel’s mother of pearl pieces are a great choice. These rings, earrings, and pendants use mother pearl with a piece of faceted quartz on top to give the piece more dimension. Although at first glance they look like a neutral grey, the iridescence of the dark mother of pearl picks up pretty pinks, greens, and other colors in the light.
Are you looking to really treat mom this Mother’s Day? (She deserves it!) Nothing is as classic or eternal as fine jewelry. While good fashion jewelry makes a beautiful statement, sterling silver does not have the strength for long-lasting wear the way that gold does. To give mom a classic piece that she will be able to wear for years and pass on to her children, gold is the way to go.
For a gift that mom can wear every day, stud earrings are an excellent choice. They have just the right amount of sparkle to be able to worn with any outfit. Studs are a great gift for new moms because they are a piece of jewelry that small hands can’t easily grab!
A dainty necklace is also a wonderful gift idea. These pieces add a touch of delicate sparkle and will never go out of style. We love the anchor necklace below. A symbol of stability and hope, the anchor holds fast and steady in both calm and stormy weather.
Let’s Get Personal
We love a gift that you can personalize to customize it to mom’s taste and represent your family and special memories that you share. Luckily, there are a lot of different types of jewelry that let you combine pieces to make mom a unique and thoughtful gift.
When talking about celebrating and creating unforgettable moments, Pandora is a great choice for someone looking for a wide range of styles. Not only do they have a vast selection of charms for their bracelets, but their jewelry is diverse, well-made, and affordable.
We love the new floating locket designs that have been introduced this season. The lockets themselves are a clean, classic design and use sapphire crystal found in high-end watches to provide a scratch-resistant surface. Sets of three petite charms can be used to personalize the lockets. We love the infinite love and the birthstone trios! The new heart lockets can be used with an insert plate in the back to add another dimension to the design.
For those looking to start a Pandora bracelet or add a new bracelet to their existing collection, the Tree of Hearts gift set is a great way to do so. This set includes a Limited Edition heart-clasp bangle with the inscription “You are so loved” and the new Tree of Hearts charm. The gift set is presented in a special light pink Pandora box. Personalize the set by adding spacers in the colors of family members’ birthstones or charms with their initials!
Pandora’s new stackable birthstone rings are another great option for giving mom a personalized gift. Make a stack with the birthstone of each family member to create a modern version of a mother’s ring.
Another great option for curating a personalized set for mom is Waxing Poetic jewelry. This line of charms, necklaces, and bracelets is inspired by vintage wax seals. Create a mother’s day collection using talismans representing family, meaningful words and phrases, and insignia with initials.
An added bonus to shopping the Waxing Poetic collection is the free charm promotion that will be going on from May 1-May 14. During this time, when you spend $100 in Waxing Poetic jewelry, you will get a Mom Birdsong charm for free. We love this charm paired with the Bundled with Love nest. Add symbols representing each family member to really personalize mom’s charms!
For the mom with a more casual style, Alex and Ani is a fun way to create a stack of bracelets to represent her family and what makes her stand out. This Mother’s Day, Alex and Ani has released several limited edition sets. These bangle and beaded styles only available for a limited time as part of each set. The I Love You Mom set of five and Mom set of three are great starter sets for a mom just beginning her Alex and Ani collection.
We particularly love the Infinite Connection set. With one bangle for mom and one bangle for daughter, it reminds us of the classic “give one, keep one” friendship sets. Add a beaded bangle in a birthstone color to personalize mom’s portion of the set!
Another way to create a personalized bracelet collection is with the updated birthstone bangles. These bangles are now available in the matte gold and silver finish and adorned with a teardrop shaped Swarovski crystal. Mix birthstones bangles, colored beaded bracelets, and initials for mom and her crew to create a varied stack.
Is mom the superhero of your family? Add one of the new Wonder Woman bangles or cuffs to her Mother’s Day stack! These new additions to the Alex and Ani world feature the iconic Wonder Woman logo and symbolize strength and the fight for love and justice.
The Trendsetter Mom
Is mom a style trendsetter who loves to be on the cutting edge of what is new and fashionable? Look for pieces that use different metals in innovative ways and go out of their way to make a statement. Bolder earrings in versatile designs, necklaces that are longer or shorter (think chokers!), and stacks of fun bangles are a great way to gift the trendsetter mom.
We love Julie Vos jewelry for a striking design in warm gold with pops of bold color. Her long layering necklaces and stackable bracelets have been very popular on the fashion blogs, and for good reason. With styles inspired by nature, architecture, and byzantine motifs, these pieces bridge the gap between classic and trendy. Julie Vos’ jewelry is constructed from 24K gold over brass, giving it a wonderful warm tone.
For the beach-loving mom that loves the summer sun, choose pieces where watery blues or bright turquoise are set against gold.
Many of Julie Vos’ long necklaces, like the bee below, include a special jump ring so that they can be doubled and worn at a shorter length.
Another great brand for the trendsetter mom is Freida Rothman. Based in New York, they combine a metropolitan style with a fun use of mixed metals and stone settings. For a brighter style, their yellow gold plated pieces set with amazonite are gorgeous. For a versatile piece, we love their pavé studs with amazonite ear jackets. Wear them as plaint studs without the jackets, or dress it up with a dangling pop of color!
For an edgier style, check out Freida Rothman’s mixed metal pieces. Using yellow gold plating and oxidized sterling silver gives a great contrast to these fashionable pieces. Pair them with some labradorite jewelry to complement the color combination.
Our store exclusive line, WinterLemon, also has some beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces that are well-suited for the fashionable mom. Handmade locally, they use a mix of cutting edge shapes and metals with semi-precious gemstones. As with Freida Rothman’s jewelry, the mix of yellow gold and oxidized silver takes a classic design and gives it a more contemporary edge.
For those that would like a statement piece without a heavy look, we love WinterLemon’s necklaces crafted from a delicate chain, freshwater pearls, and faceted gemstones.
Another way to make a statement without being too bulky is to use an unconventional necklace length or a adding bright colored stones set without a large amount of metal. We love this necklace with a slice of bright green chalcedony wrapped in a fine outline of gold vermeil.
Sweet and Sentimental
Is mom known for being softhearted and turns to mush over a gift with a story behind it? For the sentimental mom, we love pieces that have a romantic or nostalgic undertone.
Both beautiful and meaningful, Thortiuda pendants are a terrific gift for the sentimental mom. Thortiuda, meaning “angel” in Thai, are also known as angel whisperers. Each pendant cage encloses a colored chime. The delicate chime is meant to call our guardian angels to our side, so that they can protect us from all dangers.
Thortiuda is also the perfect gift for a mom-to-be celebrating her first mother’s day. The idea of the angel whisperer chime has been present across many cultures. It was worn during pregnancy to protect expectant mothers and their babies. After birth, it could be kept by the mother, or be given to the newborn baby to protect it in its sleep, to soothe it with the reassuring and familiar gentle chime, and to protect it by calling the invisible presence of its guardian angel.
Each chime insert color has an individual meaning and sound. On the fashion side, the interchangeable orbs allow the wearer to change the look of the necklace for different seasons and outfits.
Another wonderful way to surprise mom with a sentimental gift this Mother’s Day is through the Pandora Essence collection. Similar to the traditional Pandora charm bracelet, these pieces are personalized by choosing your bracelet and charms separately. However, unlike the Moments bracelet, the Essence charms celebrate different values and attributes of the people we love. Each charm is designed to reflect a chosen trait, such as loyalty or dedication, and this trait is engraved onto the side of the charm.
Pandora Essence is wonderful for moms just starting a charm bracelet because the charms themselves have silicon in the interior of the charm that allows the charm to stay in place on the bracelet. This lets mom style the bracelet by grouping charms together or separating them. Because the charms stay in place, the bracelet never looks empty or unfinished.
For moms with a distinct romantic side, we love jewelry accented with rose gold. The warm pink tones of rose gold make it a stand-out metal for the dreamy mom. Used widely in the Victorian era, it also has a touch of vintage fun that appeals to the nostalgic mom.
Pandora has recently expanded their collection to Pandora Rose. These pieces are made from a proprietary blend of copper and silver at the core with a layer of 14K rose gold plating on top. We love the pieces with some sparkle- the stones stand out so brightly against the rose! They have designed some of our favorite rings in Pandora Rose as well. Add a rose accent to a sterling stack, or create an all rose collection!
To gift mom a full set in Pandora Rose, we love the Timeless Elegance design. This classic style is given a twist with the warm rose gold hue and is available as stud earrings, ring, and pendant.
Many of our WinterLemon pieces are also available with rose gold plated accents. We love the mix of rose gold with the soft grey of labradorite- the iridescence in the labradorite gemstone picks up the warm pinks of the rose. We love the sweet bee necklace below as a dainty piece to honor the queen bee of the family!
For a more classic look in rose gold, Elle Jewelry’s rose gold plated sterling pieces feature iconic shapes updated in the rose gold metal. The fleur earrings and necklace are a beautiful romantic style. For a more modern feel, we love the sparkling bar necklace that mixes rose gold with shiny silver.
Another way to treat the sentimental mom this Mother’s Day is to feather her nest with some accents that reflect the love of her family. Upstairs in Haven, our locally-made burlap canvases feature a family tree and nostalgic phrases shared between mother and child.
We also love our Love You to the Moon and Back and This is my Happy Place pillows as a way to brighten up mom’s home with expressions of love.
Accessorize that Gift Card!
Everyone loves gift cards- they are versatile and let mom pick something you know she will like. But as fun as using a gift card is, opening a gift card on Mother’s Day is not very exciting. Luckily, there are some great creative ways to jazz up that gift with some small accessories that give a hint of the gift card being received!
Is mom a coffee lover? These new mugs from Chase and Wonder are a great way to accessorize a gift certificate to Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, or your local coffee shop. When the gift card is spent, she will still think of you every time she has a cup.
For the mom that loves to travel, these travel bags and accessories made from upcycled military tarps are a great way to surprise mom with a fun trip. The adorable makeup are also a great way to present a gift card to Sephora or Ulta!
If mom loves the spa or getting a massage, add to her relaxation with these luxurious bath and body products from Blithe and Bonny. Hand-crafted in the USA, they smell amazing and they are beautifully presented. In store we have the Cedar & Sage, Grapefruit, and Herbes de Provence Scents available.
Does mom like to relax at the end of the day with a nice bottle of wine or craft beer? Get her a beer or wine caddy and fill it with her favorite bottle!
Do you want to give mom the gift of Pandora but are letting her choose her own charms? Bundle your Versant gift card with a Pandora Care Kit. The Care Kit is only $15 and contains 2 polishing cloths, 2 pouches, a soft brush for cleaning, and a sterling clip opener/keychain.
Another fun and affordable way to present any gift card is in a canvas pouch. Pouches are great for carrying essentials or using as a cute clutch. Hide your gift card inside to give mom a special surprise!
Whatever type of mom you are celebrating this Mother’s Day, we hope you found some ideas to help celebrate the wonderful woman she is. Stop by the store to see some of our suggestions in person (and so much more!). Our friendly staff would love to show you some of our personal favorites and work with you to find the perfect gift to make mom smile.
Found something in the guide that you have to have? Give us a call during store hours or send us a message via email or social media to have us hold it for you. We ship worldwide, and domestic shipping is free for any order over $50!
Are you ready to celebrate mom with some sparkle? The Pandora Mother’s Day collection has arrived at Versant! This collection adds some great new family charms and beautiful new jewelry options. Check out our overview of the new pieces below!
Floating Locket Collection
The Pandora Floating Locket and Petite Charms have been a very popular new addition. Made from sterling silver and sapphire crystal used in high-end watches, they are both high quality and high fashion. We are excited that they have expanded their locket offerings with the Mother’s Day collection!
The Mother’s Day collection has seen the addition of two new locket styles and some fun new concepts for filling them. A medium sized heart locket necklace can display a set of three petite charms and a small heart locket can display a single charm. The smaller locket can be worn on a chain or on the bracelet. The smaller locket comes filled with a single heart charm that can be interchanged with any of the petite charms to change the look of the locket.
In addition to the new lockets, Pandora has released plate inserts that fill the back of the locket. These inserts can be worn by themselves for a simple statement or layered with petite charms. We love the new white enamel insert with “love” written across the heart! The enamel plate and a plain silver plate are available for the medium heart locket. A small enamel plate is available for the small heart locket. The small plate can also be used in the larger locket as a floating charm!
Lastly, a new set of Petite Charms, Infinite Love, was released with this collection as well. These charms feature a mini Sparkling Love Knot, a sparkling infinite symbol, and a white enamel heart.
Mother’s Day Charms
As always, the Mother’s Day collection includes a new assortment of family and love related charms to add another layer of love to mom’s bracelet. This years charms are themed around celebrating relationships and accented with gold and pearls.
The new family tree charm, Tree of Hearts, is the first family tree charm that is not a dangling style. With its pretty iridescent white enamel and gold heart, it is a beautiful way to honor the bonds between family members. The Interlocked Hearts and Heart of Romance charms also feature a touch of gold and are a great way to bring some warmth to a black and white bracelet.
The Luminous Love Knot charm is designed to mirror the Sparkling Love Knot with the addition of pearls. Part of a collection that includes a pendant, earrings, and necklace, this charm is a great gift for the mom who loves classic elegance.
The Mother & Son Bond heart charm is adorned with “Mother” on one side and “Son” on the other. A great gift to celebrate the mom of boys, it shows how a mother and son are two parts of the same heart. Similarly, the Mother and Daughter hearts show the special bond between mother and daughter. In this set, mom gets to keep one half of the heart and daughter gets to wear the other!
Tribute to Mom and Love for Mother are great choices for a mother-themed bracelet. These Mother’s Day new releases are perfect for the mom who collects a special mother charm every year on this holiday.
The Pandora Mother’s Day collection this year includes some charms for new moms as well. The new baby stroller is more detailed than past designs and has a crystal heart adorning the side. The Baby Treasures dangle includes a small pacifier, teddy bear, and white enamel heart and is a great gift for any mom-to-be.
The Precious Heart Charm is one of two Limited Edition charms to be released this year. This charm will only be available during the Mother’s Day season! The second Limited Edition charm will be released with the gift sets on April 13th.
There are also some new releases in the love theme that are a wonderful gift from a husband to a wife. The Family and Love clip features a smooth background with a golden heart center. The Infinite Love spacers add some meaningful sparkle on either side of a dangling charm or colorful murano. For the romantic, the My Wife Always locket charm has a vintage looking design with “my wife always” engraved on the interior. Lastly, the Love Always safety chain expresses a powerful sentiment while keeping mom’s treasures safe!
The last charm additions with the Pandora Mother’s Day release celebrate hobbies and occasions. The sparkling dress pairs well with the stiletto and martini glass to represent a gal that enjoys a night on the town. The running shoe is a good choice for a mom on-the-go or an avid runner. Lastly, the newly designed graduation cap is tailor-made for the proud graduate. We love the hearts on the charm’s bale!
New Jewelry Additions
We love the new jewelry additions that were released this year. There are a ton of great new rings in some innovative styles!
The Luminous Love Knot collection, like the Sparkling Love Knot, includes a pendant, ring, and stud earring design. Accented with a small pearl, they are a great update to a current favorite.
On the ring side, the new pearl wrap ring is a stunner! We also love the halo design ring to make a statement without feeling too weighty. The double ended heart ring, with one side in shiny silver and the other in white enamel, is very sweet and petite.
To make a bolder statement, the new circle and heart signet rings add a new twist to a tried-and-true design. This is a very on-trend style. Get them engraved with an initial to really make it personal!
The Sparkling Strand bracelet, a staff favorite, got a new look with some pink crystals. This bracelet is dainty, adjustable, and extraordinarily sparkly. At $50, it’s a steal!
The last jewelry additions include some beautiful and innovative pearl pieces. A long pearl-accented chain necklace is adjustable using a small bead with a silicon stopper. We love the double-sided pearl earrings. Not only are they reversible, they offer an amazing profile view! The Luminous Droplets earrings and pendant are perfect for the simple girl who likes an understated look.
Make sure to stop by Versant to check out all of the new beautiful pieces! Give us a call or send us a message if there are any special pieces you would like us to hold for you. http://versantjewelry.com/index/contact-us/
Make sure to stay tuned for news on the Mother’s Day Gift Sets, available starting April 13th!
The new Pandora Care Kits have arrived at Versant! This care kit has been developed especially for PANDORA jewelry pieces to preserve the beauty of your collection. At only $15, they are a great value and make it easy to keep your treasures sparkling. Read more below as we unpack the contents of the new kit.
Each care kit comes packaged in a sturdy Pandora box with care instructions included in a booklet stored in the top of the lid. The kit items are stored in two layers.
The first layer of the kit includes a soft brush and clasp opener.
The soft brush is ideal for thoroughly cleaning your Pandora jewelry. The bristles are soft enough not to scratch the surface of the soft silver. Using a brush to clean your detailed charms and other jewelry pieces helps to get into the nooks and crannies where dirt can be trapped. Dirt in the settings of stones can dull the shine of your gems. A regular cleaning can keep them sparkling!
The sterling clasp opener is an essential for opening Pandora clips and bracelets. Not only does it save time in opening the sturdy Pandora clasp, it saves your nails as well! Fashioned in the shape of the signature Pandora heart, it is fun as well as functional. The key ring lets you keep it handy as a stylish keychain or purse accessory.
The bottom layer includes two storage pouches and two polishing cloths.
The black storage pouch is especially formulated for Pandora sterling pieces. The pouch is infused with anti-tarnish agents that will delay the tarnishing of sterling jewelry. Storing your silver pieces in the soft pouch will help keep your jewelry from getting scratched.
The white storage pouch is meant for your Pandora Rose™ metal blend pieces. You can also use the white pouch for any plated jewelry. The white pouch does not include the anti-tarnish agent with which the black pouch is infused.
The black and white polishing cloths are meant for maintaining the shine of your jewelry. The black cloth is formulated for your sterling and gold Pandora pieces and is infused with silver cleaning agents. These cleaning agents will remove light tarnishing and restore the sparkle to your jewelry.
The white cloth is uniquely suited for the new Pandora Rose™ blend pieces. Because Pandora Rose™ includes a layer of rose gold plating on top of the innovative metal blend beneath, it is important to try and maintain this top layer as long as possible. This means that Pandora Rose™ should not be polished with a cleaning agent, as it will wear away the plating more quickly.
We are so excited about the new kits Pandora has created to help us keep our jewelry in top shape! As always, remember to remove your jewelry before sleeping, showering, swimming, and exercising. Never spray chemicals or apply hand sanitizers or lotions directly on your jewelry. Your jewelry should be the last piece you put on before leaving the house to help maintain its life and loveliness.
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It’s that time of year when the spring arrivals start rolling in! The Pandora Spring collection has just hit the cases and we are in love. Check out our highlights and make sure to stop by and see these stunning pieces in person.
Brights are the New Black
One of the outstanding themes of this year’s collection is the celebration of color. Accents of bright enamel abound in the new stackable rings and bangle bracelets. These saturated tones are beautifully offset with sparkling stones to make these pieces perfect to take from casual afternoons to a night on the town.
The new Radiant Droplet charms are another great way to add some vibrant color to your bracelet. The three faceted stones adorning each charm reflect the light like sunshine off of the water.
We are obsessed with the new colorful bangles- they make a gorgeous stack when alternating neutral and colorful options. Even better, the hinged design of the bangles makes them the perfect fit!
Spring has brought a huge assortment of color to the inserts available for the Pandora Floating Locket. In line with their new Stones of Color birthstone collection, new sets of three mini charms are available for each birthstone. Each set includes a birthstone mini with cutout heart, a smooth silver heart, and a pavé stud. Choose the birthstone for yourself or a loved one; alternatively, pick a set with your favorite color to add a bright accent to your spring ensembles!
Cultivate Your Garden
As always, the Pandora spring additions include a new set of floral pieces to celebrate the joy of the season. This year’s pieces are centered around the new Magnolia design and the updated Dazzling Daisies.
We love the use of enamel in the Magnolia design. A soft ombré effect is used, transitioning from a soft pink at the middle to a warm white at the edges. A pink CZ to adds a touch of sparkle to the center of the flower.
We particularly love the new button-style and dangling Magnolia charms. Not only do they look great on your bracelet, but add a chain and they make a beautiful necklace as well! The Magnolia collection is rounded out by fun stud earrings and a sweet ring showing a single blossom.
The Dazzling Daisies collection has been updated with some sparkling new charms and innovative jewelry styles. The new Dazzling Daisies charm has a small white enamel daisy and, like the Magnolia charms, looks great on a chain as well as on your bracelet. An adjustable-length Y-style necklace shows off the sparkling blooms with an on-trend shape.
The new Dazzling Daisy ear climbers are a great alternative from the usual studs accompanying new collections. The open-style daisy ring is another new shape making its debut. Looking for a more classic shape? This style is available in the Timeless Elegance collection as well!
Miscellaneous New Charms
Apart from the floral and colorful new additions, a variety of gold-accented and themed charms have also been added. The new Good Luck charm arrives just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! We love the new Celebration pieces, including a new Birthday Cake, Thank-You heart, and Just Married charm.
A new Pandora Signature Safety Chain and Clip have also been added. Both pieces have rubber inserts installed, making them perfect for the bangle or the new smooth bracelet.
Jewelry Odds and Ends
In addition to the themed collections, some standalone jewelry pieces have been introduced this spring. Continuing with their innovative shapes and designs, the two piece Abstract Elegance earrings are a fun new addition to Pandora’s ever-expanding earring line. These earrings can be worn with or without the back jacket. Use the jacket with a different stud to give an old pair of earrings a new look! The Interlinked Circles studs are a great mixed-metal addition that mirrors a new charm design introduced with the collection.
Pandora’s rings have seen the addition of two new droplets designs in blush pink and clear crystal. Two new stacking bands have also been introduced- one in shining silver with daisies and one with sparkling CZs. Our favorite ring addition of the season is the Swirling Symmetry ring, which has three interlocked rings. This is a gorgeous piece in person- an instant classic!
In addition to the Birthstone inserts, the Floating Locket has been updated with a new Poetic Blooms insert. These three mini charms reflect the soft pink and white enamels and sparkling daisies featured throughout the Spring collection.
Essence and Disney Collections
The Pandora Spring Essence additions, like the traditional spring collection, focus on using enamels and sparkling stones to create an impact. These new charms also include the first dangling Essence collection charms and a new spacer!
We love the new knot-style Friendship charm!
The new Disney Collection additions include a new bangle with a sparkling rose clasp to celebrate the release of the new live action Beauty and the Beast. Mrs. Potts and Belle’s Rose have also been added to the collection.
New Winnie the Pooh, including Tigger and Piglet, and Tinker Bell charms have been added as well!
Love one of the new pieces featured in the Spring Collection? Give us a call and we can hold it for you! Make sure to stop by Versant to see the collection in person!
Looking for the perfect gift to put a smile on your sweetheart’s face? Luckily for you, our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide takes the trouble out of searching for the perfect gifts this holiday! We have hand-selected swoon-worthy gifts to match the many personalities we see come through Versant. Check out our selections- jump to the personality you are looking for using the links below, or browse through all of our Valentine’s Day picks! See something you like? Give us a call at 610-691-2270 to have something reserved to pick up in store or shipped to you.
The classic Valentine’s Day gift features hearts- and lots of them. A symbol of love and affection, the heart design is the centerpiece of many Valentine’s Day collections.
One of our favorite new Valentine’s Day collections this year comes from Pandora. The Limited Edition gift sets available for the holiday are always a special selection, and this year’s additions offer beautiful curated sets, a stunning presentation, and a great price.
For those looking to start a Pandora bracelet or add a new bracelet to an existing collection, the Open Hearts bracelet gift set is a great gift idea. This set comes with a silver Pandora bracelet with sparkling heart clasp, two heart-adorned clips, and the new Encased in Love charm. The Encased in Love charm has a faceted cerise pink bead surrounded by an openwork silver heart motif- it is one of our favorite new charms! With its red leather heart-shaped Pandora travel case, this is truly a beautiful way to deliver a gorgeous gift.
If you are looking to add a special charm to a growing Pandora collection, the Lovestruck charm is a great choice. Not only is it a limited edition selection that will only be available for a short time, but it has a great combination of bright enamel, lustrous silver, and a touch of sparkle. This charm is also presented in a red leather box, making it stand out from other selections.
For those looking to warm up their Pandora collection with a little gold, the new Love You Forever and Love Script charms are must-haves. We love these new designs, which are accented with clear CZs and a touch of 14K gold. Really want to make a statement? Pair some two-tone charms with the new sparkling 14K clasp bracelet!
Another brand that has a heavy focus on heart designs is Brighton Collectibles. The heart is represented as their signature logo. Just as love takes many forms, so do the hearts in Brighton’s collections. Some look like hand-crafted masterworks, some are lacy and modern, and still others are studded with Swarovski crystals.
What makes buying Brighton even better at this time of year? Until February 10th, you get a free Sweetheart tote when you spend $100 or more!
Alex and Ani has added an extensive new Valentine’s Day collection this year as well. We love the Alive with Love Gift Set to stun your sweetheart. This five bracelet set, available in the Rafaelian Silver and Rafaelian Gold finishes, includes three pink beaded bracelets, the newly designed Love bangle, and a crystal heart bangle only available for a limited time in this set!
In the single bangle options, Alex and Ani has also redesigned the Cupid’s Heart bangle. This new design has a more three-dimensional feel and features cupid’s bow in the heart. The new Product(RED) Heart of Strength Charity By Design bangle is also a statement-making Valentine’s Day piece. Featuring a bold red crystal, this bangle provides 20% of the purchase price to the Global Fund to fight AIDS.
Everything’s Coming Up Rose Gold
Does your sweetheart love the Valentine’s Day season but doesn’t want to be showered with hearts? Rose gold is a great choice for a gift that catches the feeling of the season without being overtly Valentine’s Day themed. Not only is the soft pink tone romantic, but it has become the popular choice for everybody’s new favorite metal.
For those just starting to collect rose gold pieces, we like pieces that combine a rose gold finish with silver and sparkling stones. Ti Sento Milano makes some beautiful rose gold accented pieces that use this trendy metal in a classic style, making them instant favorites.
Freida Rothman Jewelry also features rose gold in some of their stacking bangles. Set with sparkling CZs, these pieces look great paired with some of her sterling and oxidized sterling bangles.
For a more delicate look that still packs some serious sparkle, Officina Bernardi has a lot of rose-gold finished pieces. With their patented cut, this sterling silver jewelry reflects light like it is studded with stones. They offer a wide range of necklace lengths, making them ideal for layering.
Officina Bernardi’s elegant sparkling bracelets that look gorgeous by themselves or stacked for some added drama.
If your sweetheart is an Alex and Ani enthusiast, there is a lot to be excited about on the rose gold front with this year’s Valentine’s Day collection. The stand-out piece in our minds is the Because I Love You set of three in the shiny rose gold finish. Alex and Ani has also released some Limited Edition single bangles as part of this collection. We love the sweet Frog Prince and Romero Britto XO Bangle in the shiny rose finish. Pair them with one of the Limited Edition shiny rose finish beaded bangles for a set that is sure to stun!
Valentine’s Day may have the reputation of being flashy and full of grand gestures, but the celebration of love is often appreciating the moments spent together as a couple and as a family. A great way to commemorate these moments are pieces that symbolize family bonds and the many positive things that she brings to the world.
Waxing Poetic charms are a great way to personalize a jewelry gift with sentiments, symbols representing children or other loved ones, and other inspirations. The newly released 2017 charms include some meaningful new virtues in the Word Play collection.
The new Aim True arrow is also a great choice for Valentine’s Day. Whether it symbolizes cupid’s arrow or other ambitions, this charm is meant to inspire you to aim high, far, dear, and true.
With a versatile selection of sizes, metals, and styles, Waxing Poetic makes it easy to create a one-of-a-kind piece that captures the heart of a person. We like using different sized medallions with some three dimensional shapes to add variety. Mix initials, birthstones, and an inspirational sentiment to curate a heartfelt collection!
Another way to celebrate what makes the person you love unique is the Pandora Essence collection. Unlike the traditional Pandora charms, which celebrate the moments of one’s life, the Essence collection celebrates various virtues within a person. With virtues such as dedication, generosity and passion, this is a great way to honor the things you love about her. These beads will stay in place on the Essence bracelet and resemble natural stones and sparkling beads, making it look less like a traditional charm bracelet.
In addition to the flexible sterling bracelet, the Essence collection offers a thin wire bangle (great for stacking!) and a silver necklace. We think 45cm necklace looks elegant as a delicate statement with a single charm. A set of silver charms with additional interchangeable charms for a pop of color is also a great option that offers her some versatility!
Another way to pay tribute to your personal love story is to honor the place where you have shared important moments. For those local to Bethlehem, we love the latitude and longitude cuff bracelets and bar necklaces we have had custom made for us from Lat & Lo. The pieces have the coordinates of our hometown with the Star of Bethlehem inscribed with our city name on the back.
Want to bring that special into your home? Check out our exclusive local map prints! Available framed or unframed, these are also a great statement when you showcase two places side-by-side to show how your two histories combined to make the family that you are today.
You can’t go wrong with the classics. With clean lines and a touch of sparkle, these pieces will never go out of style. For the lady who wants a signature item that can be worn on any occasion, a classic piece is a great investment.
One of our favorite jewelry makers that offer a classic look is Gabriel and Company. Known best for their fine jewelry and stunning engagement rings, their sterling silver fashion line brings the same attention to detail and quality. Accented with natural stones and small diamonds, these pieces can be worn with a sweater and jeans or dressed up with a little black dress.
For those looking for something original and meaningful to wear every day, we love POP Diamond Jewelry. This 0.10 carat diamond on a colored cord gives a touch of luxury to our everyday lives. Inspired by protective eye bracelets, POP stands for Power of Protection. In many cultures, a cord is worn on the wrist after being earned through charitable deeds. Keeping with this tradition, POP donates a portion of proceeds from the sale of their bracelet to charitable causes. Looking good and doing good at the same time- it doesn’t get better than that!
Our last pick for the traditional girl is a tried and true Valentine’s Day classic- a piece of fine jewelry! If you are looking for a true classic piece of jewelry, gold and white gold jewelry set with gemstones present a gift that will last through a lifetime. For the girl who is loyal to a few pieces of jewelry instead of changing with the many trends, a good piece of jewelry is a great investment. Unlike sterling silver, which is a soft metal not durable enough for daily wear through many years, gold jewelry will become an heirloom piece because it is made to last.
When choosing a fine jewelry piece, we love simple styles with a touch of sparkle. A tried and true shape, such as a starburst or a circle, and clear stones will remain classics and survive the changing fashions.
Turn Up the Romance
Are you looking for a gift for the girl who lives for a good love story? Does she sigh at the sight of hearts and get teary-eyed when thinking about the movie The Notebook? It’s time to turn up the romance!
An iconic symbol of romance is the city of Paris. Bring the City of Love home with our vintage French photos. Le Baiser, or “The Kiss”, reminds us of an old black and white romantic movie.
Another great romantic find is our WinterLemon jewelry. Locally handmade, they have some gorgeous pieces that use natural stones, pearls, and vintage pieces. We love these necklaces that feature antique lockets- they are truly one-of-a-kind!
For a more delicate look, Ila and I lockets also evoke a sense of romance. These petite white gold pieces are perfect to keep safe precious memories. Their antique styling and elegant profile make them great bridal gifts as well!
The trendsetter likes to be on the cutting edge of fashion and loves a piece that stands out from the rest of the crowd. This means thinking outside the box when it comes to traditional textures, metals, and styles to find something unique.
We think Julie Vos is a great start for a trendsetter who wants to push the edges of classic but doesn’t want to commit to a piece that might go quickly out of style. Julie Vos jewelry is finished with 24K gold over for a bright, warm finish that is more exciting than a traditional silver. Their innovative use of natural stones and inspiration from nature and classical architecture make them stand out in a crowd.
We love the Milano 6-stone bangles stacked with different stones- grab a few neutrals then add a pop of color! These bangles also look great stacked with some of the thin textured gold bangles or a wider piece accented with similar stones.
Julie Vos’ long, layering necklaces have been heavily featured in the fashion blogs, especially the Coin Pendant.
For a statement piece, we are head over heals for the new Fern Cuff. Inspired by natural motifs, this piece has beautiful detailing. The openwork design gives this larger cuff a lighter feel, keeping it from looking too heavy.
Another fun fashion line for the trendsetter is Freida Rothman Jewelry. Freida Rothman uses metal and textures in an innovative way to make pieces with a metropolitan feel. We love the way her use of oxidized silver makes the sparkling stones stand out! This set of stacking rings is one of our favorite pieces from her line- wear them all together for a statement, or separate them for days when you want a more delicate look.
The Contemporary Deco line within Freida Rothman is a great way for the silver lover to get a more edgy piece. Using a matte sterling silver accented with darker oxidized silver, these pieces are light and bright but still have a unique quality.
For the trendsetter that is really looking for a head turning piece, Freida’s Rose D’Or collection is a statement-making find. With a crushed stone look, these pieces play with sparkle in a non-traditional way. We love the Radiance Medallion!
Our last choice for the trendsetter is the hottest fad on the necklace front right now- chokers! A lot of our favorite jewelry lines have come out with a choker option, the result of which is a lot of fun and different looks available.
The Paris Bracelet offers a great choker made from couture stretch ribbon, making it easily adjustable and comfortable to wear.
Both Pandora and WinterLemon also have beautiful choker options. Pandora’s woven fabric choker can be worn by itself or with 1-5 charms. We love the look of accenting it with a single delicate pendant- the new birthstones are a great choice! Our WinterLemon chokers range from classic, with natural stones and diamond accented pendants, to the on-trend with freshwater pearls, leather, and lariats.
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for sweethearts! We have a lot of sweet options to help moms and dads spoil the younger crowd and show them that the love of family is just as important as romantic love.
Our upstairs home and lifestyle boutique, Haven, has some great gifts for younger girls. We love these witty pouches as a sweet gift to tell a young girl that you are thinking about her on Valentine’s Day. With sayings that affirm that who she is and what she does is beautiful, they are a great gift for any girl.
You can also find some fun decorations for a young girl’s room, like this canvas with the quote “I Love You to the Moon and Back” or its companion, “You are my Sunshine.”
Another fun gift for a younger girl is Alex and Ani’s updated Kindred Cord collection. These cord bracelets are a little more delicate than the traditional collection, which makes them great for smaller wrists. Adjustable through the use of the black cord, they feature fun tokens and heartfelt symbols in sterling silver.
For the teen girl, Pandora rings are all the rage. These sweet sterling silver rings have a lot of options for Valentine’s Day. Their Forever Love and One Love rings feature small hearts and are equally cute worn by themselves or stacked. The My Princess and Heart’s Tiara rings have been very popular with young girls. We love them as a sweet gift from a dad to his princess!
Thank you for taking a look at our gift guide- we hope you found what you are looking for (and some things you didn’t even know you wanted!) Interested in any of items that you saw? Give us a call at 610-691-2270 to have us reserve something for you. We can also take phone orders and ship nationwide- shipping is free for orders over $50!
The Pandora Valentine’s Day and Stones of a Color Collections Arrive
The Pandora Valentine’s Day and Stones of a Color collections have arrived at Versant! The Valentine’s Day collection features some beautiful additions to the existing hearts charms. We love the combination of the blush pink and fuchsia enamel with the new gold-accented designs.
Not only have new charms been added in this collection, but new jewelry has arrived as well! We are particularly fond of the new Dainty Bow bangle. You can now round out your ring, earring, and pendant set with this gorgeous sparkling bangle. With a great hinge design and three sizes, it is a wonderful addition to any collector’s wrist!
In addition to the traditional Valentine’s Day heart pieces, this collection also introduces Stones of a Color. These pendants and earrings with faceted birthstones are a great addition to the current birthstone rings and charms. Have a special birthday coming up for your Pandora lover? Now you can get them the whole set!
The Pandora Valentine’s Day gift sets and Alex and Ani Valentine’s Day collections arrive next week- make sure to stay tuned for more news!