When it comes to my own taste in bracelets and necklaces, I tend towards simpler pieces with clean lines. Earrings, however, are a different story. When I am getting ready for a night out on the town or accessorizing a particularly playful outfit, my go-to piece of jewelry is a pair of eye-catching statement earrings.
This is one of the reasons that I have thoroughly enjoyed leafing through New Earrings: 500+ Designs from Around the World by jewelry artist Nicolas Estrada.
Estrada opens his book by stating "Every piece of jewelry draws the viewer into a story and a world of its own." It was through this lens of jewelry-making-as-story-telling that he curated this collection of daring earring designs from artists all over the world.
Among the jewelry artists that Estrada chose to feature are
From wearable designs to avant-garde pieces, the range of earrings in New Earrings is pretty remarkable, and each pair is unique and innovative in its own way. I could drool over these pages for hours!