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10 Favorite Astley Clarke Bracelets & Their Influential Meanings

Loving the newest trend of stacking and layering, mixing metals, and personalization? We've got the designer for you! Meet Astley Clarke! Astley Clarke inspires the "modern, intelligent woman to wear fashion fine jewelry every day."

Astley Clarke is speaking to a new generation of jewelry-buyers. She works to create fun and trendy charm bracelets, which she likes to call "grown up friendship bracelets." These beaded bracelets come in a variety of colors and all have a charm on the end with an important and influential meaning. They look pretty worn alone or layered together to create that pefect "arm candy" look. Astley Clarke bracelets are refined yet easy to wear, intelligent and joyful.

We love how all the charms on these bracelets have a special meaning attached to them. Take a look at our 10 favorite Astley Clarke bracelets and read about the special meaning behind them:

8 Roberto Coin Jewelry Essentials Every Woman Needs

Since his introduction into the world of fine jewelry in 1977,  Venetian gold jewelry designer Roberto Coin has brought creativity and elegance together to produce a diverse collection of innovative, timeless pieces. 

The distinct brand was born in 1996 and is noted for excellent Italian workmanship and inspired jewelry. Coin's passion for fashion, design, and his entrepreneurial spirit have made him one of the most influential designers in the world of fine jewelry. A master of light, shape, and color he has become known for authoring the most interesting jewelry trends of the past few decades across the world, making him not just an amazing designer, but an industry icon.

"I always look for what has never been done before, and it's important to me to create something which is new in the market" - Roberto Coin sets himself apart from the rest with his innovative designs, and he is constantly producing new pieces. Check out Roberto's eight style essentials that every girl needs in her jewelry box: 

John Hardy's Eight Fashion Jewelry Favorites [For Her]

Established in Bali in 1975, artist and visionary John Hardy established his authentic collection. Enchanted by the Island's beauty, Hardy's collections fuse the ancient traditions of southeast Asian culture with modernity through artisan, hand-crafted jewelry. 

For the seekers, explorers, and story tellers, John Hardy pieces are more than jewelry, they are an eternal connection to the source of the line's indigenous inspiration.  Recognized as the "Original Green Designer," John Hardy does much more than dazzle with his stunning designs in the world of fine jewelry, creating sustainable luxury since 1989.

From the fiercely coiled dragons of the Naga collection to soft smooth stones of Kali, dress up any outfit with a piece from each of John Hardy's 8 favorite accessories.

Marco Bicego's 8 Jewelry Essentials Every Woman Needs

Luxury Italian jewelry designer, Marco Bicego, combines old world tradition with contemporary design in his collections of exquisite gold jewelry. The brand was established in 1958 in the Venetian region of Italy where its headquarters have remained since. 

Handed down to him by his father, heritage and tradition are a big part of the Bicego brand. Grounded in the experience of family gold smith traditions, Marco uses his three signature hallmarks and passion for Italian creativity  to re-define gold jewelry! With multicolored gemstones, hand twisted coil, and hand engraved 18K gold, the signature Bicego look has become one of the most coveted among fashionistas and fine jewelry lovers across the world.

Be ready for any occasion with a piece from each of Marco Bicego's "Essential 8":


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