Fine jewelry has stepped into the spotlight elevating our WFH looks. It’s no doubt that fine pieces will continue to be sought after, and especially ones with ethically sourced metals and stones.
Here are some of 2022’s biggest trends featuring diamond alternatives from Diamond Nexus:
1. Layers + Stacking Earrings
Add to your ear stack with these effortless, dainty dazzlers.
These Silver Diamond Huggies add just a touch of sparkle to a timeless earring design. Made from sterling silver, a single Nexus Diamond™ alternative sits at the top of each huggie for a hint of extra allure.
Sleek and stylish, these drop earrings feature a glimmering Nexus Diamond™ alternative in a marquise cut. Available in rose gold, yellow gold and white gold, you’re sure to sparkle in a pair of these beauties.
Never underestimate a classic! These stunning J-hoop earrings hold seven Round Brilliant Nexus Diamond™ alternatives apiece for a dazzling yet timelessly simple look. A total of 1.00 carats in fishtail prong settings make them a sleek and scintillating accessory.
For the foundation of any earring stack, shop our collection of timeless diamond alternative studs and get the look of diamond stud earrings without the price tag! Our selection of diamond alternative hoop earrings is filled with fashionable stacking staples.
2. Bold + Chunky Rings:
Statement rings started to rise in 2021 and have become a staple of 2022. Signet, bold carat weights and chunky metals step into the spotlight this year. Here are five statement rings we’re loving in 2022:
Pictured above: The Elara Ring in yellow gold. This ring gives off constellation vibes, and it features pear, oval and cushion cut Nexus Diamond™ alternatives that cluster together to create a standout silhouette.
Oval cut Nexus Diamond™ alternatives are beautifully set in a simple semi-eternity band creating maximum sparkle.
Three interlocked rows of round cut Nexus Diamond™ alternatives sparkle in unison to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
Featuring a glossy finish and rope-like texture, this band is perfect for pairing with an engagement ring or wearing alone. It’s comfortable, too! The band for any hand, any day.
Featuring a row of Emerald cut Nexus Diamond™ alternatives, this bold semi-eternity band is beautiful in every way. The step cut facets of the stones create a mesmerizing display of light, drawing every eye in the room.
3. Colored Stones + Pearls
2022 is a year for doing things your way, and that means personalizing pieces to your style. Mix stone colors and materials—you do you! Here are a few trend-setting styles to give you inspiration:
Pictured above: The Leto Canary Drops in yellow gold. With a hypnotic Pear cut drop dangling below each 0.93 carat Round Brilliant cut Nexus Diamond™ alternative stud, these customer favorite earrings deliver an incredible 4.52 total carats set in 14k gold basket settings. At 14mm in length, they lend easygoing elegance and grace to every occasion.
A single cultured pearl is fixed to a sterling silver loop in this minimalistic design. Pair this with a dainty chain for a timeless look.
A series of dainty cultured pearls paired with a gold setting come together to bring an unexpected twist to your hoop earring collection.
Ultra glam with a touch of royal elegance. An Oval cut Nexus Diamond™ alternative center stone is surrounded by a row of lab grown sapphires and a row of Nexus Diamond alternatives.
*Here at Diamond Nexus, we strive to provide valuable information while being clear and honest about our products. The Nexus Diamond™ alternative is a patented lab created diamond simulant that, among all simulants, most closely imitates the look, weight and wear of a diamond, with two exceptions – it is absolutely perfect in every way, and it costs significantly less. Price points and environmental facts expressed in this blog were taken from popular online retailers and may vary. Learn more about the environmental impact of mining by visiting our blog.