Monday, December 03, 2018

How To Style Anticlastic Copper Jewelry

Anticlastic Copper Jewelry Collection by John S Brana

From the curl of leaves to the smooth ripples in water, the anticlastic pattern has been found throughout nature for centuries. What’s so amazing about the anticlastic copper jewelry is the fact that it allows us to bring that mesmerizing curls and waves from nature into our own wardrobe. The blending of the two opposing curves with copper, a metal whose malleable property makes it superiors to its counterparts, creates a masterpiece that is truly a replica of the spirit of nature. The essence of an anticlastic design is hidden in its imperfections. Unlike a diamond, circle, sphere and triangle that captures beauty in an enclosed form, the anticlastic design is an open pattern. It represents the infinity of the universe. Moreover, it showcases the ability of two opposing patterns to blend together while creating a beautiful and balanced piece. A coppers talent is its remarkable ability to be molded without obtaining even a scratch. It has the power to withstand enormous amount of stress. When this talent of copper meets the beautiful anticlastic pattern, the result can truly captivate any jewelry connoisseur.

How Do You Style an Anticlastic Copper Jewelry Piece?

The great thing about an anticlastic pattern made of copper is that it is very versatile; thus making the blending task easy. 

Anticlastic Copper Earrings

Copper Anticlastic Leaf Earrings

Anticlastic Copper Earrings can be a spectacular addition to any jewelry collection, simply because they are very easy to accessorize an outfit with. Regardless of the occasion, copper earrings with an anticlastic design do a great job at framing a face while making the neck, face and jaw look slender and angular. The balance that an anticlastically raised piece projects is truly pleasing to the eye; thus making it a great first date or special occasion piece. Plus, the copper color really makes the color of a person’s outfit richer. For a classy and glamorous look, wear this with your hear in a bun or a sleek ponytail. These work great with dresses or blouses with a Scoop, Boat or V neck. On the other hand, for a more casual and carefree look, wear this with a messy bun, a loose fishtail braid or some beachy waves. Add a flowy top or a maxi dress with it and you are ready to rock the world with your unconventional look.

Anticlastic Copper Bracelet

 Texturized Anticlastic Copper Bangle Bracelet

The great thing about a copper bracelet with an anticlastic form is that it truly looks good on everyone. The enclosed pattern of the bracelet when combined with the openness of an anticlastic design makes your hands look slender and wrist look smaller. An anticlastic bracelet truly plays up the form of a woman’s hand, giving it that romantic and bold touch. Anticlastic copper bracelets can totally glam up any outfit. You can wear this with a simple tank top or a body fitting dress. These make for great stacking pieces.

For a more unpredictable look, pair a chunky anticlastic copper cuff with more delicate pieces. You can even pair them with bracelets with different shapes (circle, diamond etc.), textures (leather), or gemstones. Anticlastic copper jewelry can make sensational gifts for yourself or your loved ones. Their versatility stands as a true testimony to what happens when a nature inspired design meets art.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

14K Gold-filled Wire Wrapped Hoop Earrings with Aquamarine Gemstones

Vendor: Barbary Coast Collection
Type: Earrings
Price: 85.00

Dazzle your senses with shimmering watery-blue shades of Aquamarine. Polished 14K Gold-filled hoops are hand-wrapped with round 3mm faceted Aquamarine beads, creating an elegant dimensional look that adds a finishing touch to any outfit.
  • Measures approximately 2 1/4 inches in Length L x 1 1/4 inches in Width
  • 14K Gold-filled French Wires, for pierced ears only.
  • Gift Boxed.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

10mm Wide Linen Copper Cuff Bracelet - Solid Copper Cuff

Vendor: SoMa Collection
Type: Cuffs
Price: 40.00

Finish off your outfits with the rich color of copper by slipping on the John S Brana Designer Jewelry 10mm Wide Linen Copper Cuff Bracelet. This piece features a unique texturing that makes the metal resemble linen fabric, and it is polished to a reflective shine. You can polish the bracelet to keep its lustrous finish with Ketchup or any Brass/Copper cleaner, or you can allow it to take on a patinated look with age to suit your tastes.

Measuring 10 millimeters in width, the John S Brana Designer Jewelry 10mm Wide Linen Copper Cuff Bracelet is perfect for men and women alike. The cuff bracelet is available in 6-1/2, 7, 7-1/2, 8, and 8-1/2 inch sizes to fit wrists of nearly all sizes. Handmade using traditional techniques, this bracelet is backed by a lifetime guarantee, and it comes in a gift box for presenting for any occasion. As copper is the traditional gift for the occasion, this bracelet is especially popular for 7th wedding anniversary gifts.


Available in the following sizes (opening is included in the circumference):

  • 8 1/2 inch circumference with 1 1/2 inch opening; 
  • 8 inch circumference with 1 1/4 inch opening; 
  • 7 1/2 inch circumference with 1 inch opening; 
  • 7 inch circumference with 1 inch opening; 
  • 6 1/2 inch circumference with 1 inch opening.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Best Styles of Cuff Bracelets

3 Inch Wide Hypoallergenic Aluminum Cuff Bracelet by jewelry designer John Brana

Cuff bracelets have remained a popular trend for many seasons - and the reason is clear. They are highly versatile, extremely chic, and come in a wide assortment of metals, styles, and designs. The oh-so-wearable cuff bracelet has become a fashion standby that has the ability to enhance nearly any ensemble. Cuff bracelets have become very diverse as more and more jewelry designers create eccentric pieces of art for fashion lovers. From super thick and wide to narrow and delicate, cuff bracelets exude a feminine, yet powerful stance in the way of fashionable women. These are considered to be some of the best styles of cuff bracelets.

Wide Cuff Bracelets

3 Inch Wide Aluminum Bark CuffWearing a wide cuff bracelet can enhance any outfit, either formal or casual. These eye-catching pieces often come in a chunky design that leaves plenty of room for intricate artwork or etchings. Whether simple or extravagant, thick cuff bracelets are a fashion staple in many women’s wardrobe. The key to wearing these pieces is to keep all other jewelry very simple or nonexistent. Allow a single thick cuff bracelet to become the focal point of your entire ensemble.

Found in a wide range of thicknesses, widths, and designs, they are a popular piece of jewelry as they are not only stylish but also practical. From ornate to minimalistic, there is a cuff style for every woman that will help pull their ensemble together. Many women opt for a diamond-studded cuff in gold, sterling silver, copper, or aluminum for special occasions. Wide cuffs can also be casual or sporty for everyday wear. Both silver and gold varieties have the benefit of matching most outfits.

Delicate Cuff Bracelets

For a highly feminine look, many women prefer to wear slender, delicate cuff bracelets. These can be worn alone or layered with a variety of different bracelets or bangles to make a powerful fashion statement. Thin cuff bracelets are very versatile, adding just a hint of sparkle and shine to a simple outfit. Experiment with wearing several different textures at once, such as a silver cuff bracelet paired with leather or hemp bracelets. 

Beaded Cuffs


Aluminum Anticlastic Bangle with Blue Quartz Gemstone Focal BeadFor those who prefer an ethnic design with splashes of earthy colors, like browns, tans, and aquamarine, beaded cuff bracelets are a charming choice. They have just the right amount of style without being too overwhelming. Beads can be found in a wide range of materials, including acrylic, glass, or clay. If you don’t like beads, gemstones can also bring about color to a simple cuff.

Filigree Cuff Bracelets

Filigree cuff bracelets are the perfect balance between chunky, thick cuffs and slim, delicate cuffs. They are dainty without being overly feminine, and can be very eye-catching with intricate designs. Filigree cuff bracelets often have patterns that resemble that of floral patterns, basket weaves, or other delicate styles. This style of cuff bracelet can be found in many cultures throughout the world, often carved out of silver or gold.

The cuff bracelet trend has made a big splash in the world of jewelry design, with an emphasis on the use of alternative metals. Cuff bracelets made of silver, gold, copper or other materials give these pieces of jewelry just the right amount of shine and luster to make a powerful fashion statement. If you have yet to try a cuff, what are you waiting for? Expect this popular trend to be around for the long haul.
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