Diamonds and pearls be gone!
For a modern bride looking for a twist on typical wedding day accessories for herself and her bridal party, color is key.
"A big trend with weddings is personalization," says Amanda Gizzi, spokesperson for the Jewelry Information Center, the consumer education arm of Jewelers of America. "Colored gemstone jewelry allows brides to truly personalize their wedding day attire."
Plenty of jewelers offer bold color options on items like earrings and bracelets, such as Lika Behar's yellow gold and peridot earrings, or Mary Esses's peridot multi-strand bracelet.
Pink gemstones, like rose quartz, also are popular for...