Southern Style

Heirloom Jewelry for the Ages

Wear your heart beyond your sleeve with timeless lockets, rings, and bracelets



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• This lively look by Charleston, South Carolina’s HART pairs a traditional locket shape with an unexpected green chrysoprase and aquamarine necklace ($603;

• The hexagonal surface of a simple Kendra Scott design has an ideal space for an engraved monogram ($240;

• Even at a distance, the gold and black enamel stripes of this Victorian-esque stunner by Storrow stand out, as does the diamond, emerald, and pearl star at its center ($6,290;

• Tell your own story with a commission from the Stax Advisory—this set of charms, for instance, expresses cofounder Laurel Pantin’s with a customized piece featuring a drawing by her toddler (from $10,000;

• The size and the art deco aesthetic of this ceramic and emerald locket by Monica Rich Kosann put the art of the statement piece on full display ($7,135;

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• A central Victorian star, long considered a symbol of guidance, anchors a diamond-accented Sorellina ring ($4,200;

• This casual, gold-plated beauty by Pamela Love features corundum, a mineral reputed to bring wisdom to the wearer ($180;

• A sterling-silver and eighteen-karat-gold LAGOS signet presents a handsome platform for a monogram ($550;

• The mighty malachite attention-getter by MATEO communicates strength ($2,500;

Consider the Wldflwrs in Nashville adds pavé diamonds to the ancient signet silhouette ($1,200;

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• The subtle differences between the baroque pearls on this Timeless Pearly bracelet give the piece an old-world aura ($445;

Tuckernuck’s build-your-own offerings let you dream up the ultimate costume jewelry party ($38–$88 per bracelet or charm;

• The large collection of vintage charm bracelets at Croghan’s Jewel Box, such as this simple silver “Dearest”piece ($2,415) and the golden one below it embellished with an octopus and an Etruscan-style fob ($6,200), makes the Charleston shop a must-visit (full charm bracelets from $3,500;

• The Laundress cofounder Lindsey Boyd created her new Florida- and New York–based line, Rondel, including this lightweight enamel, gold, pearl, and black diamond looker, as an ode to her stylish grandmother ($11,982;

• All things coastal, from sea glass to seashells, inspired this Mignonne Gavigan design ($125;

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