Piece de Resistance

Let your jewelry do the talking this season with these stand out necklaces!
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 08, 2009


“Vampire Diaries” star Katrina Graham makes sure to stand out on the red carpet in this gold spiked ring and jeweled necklace.

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This intertwining gunmetal silver wire was actually crafted to emulate a coral reef! Roberto Di Castro Coral Necklace, $650

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You’ll be sure to turn heads in this Barse Semiprecious Stone Necklace,$98, which features a mix of amazonite beads, grey shell and sterling silver.

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Get into this Suriat Choker Necklace by Fiona Paxton, $264! With its mix of large jewels and dangling silver chains, this necklace is sure to glam up any outfit.

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Dance the night away in this silver Disco Necklace, $145.

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This show-stopping Oscar de la Renta
Mixed-Metal Flower Bib Necklace,$1,190, is the ultimate in neck decadence! It features both silver and brass plating, glass crystals and a black tie ribbon.

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This Ranjana Khan Mesh Choker, $510, features crystal and feather accents and pairs perfectly with your favorite little black dress.

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Diamonte Bead Chain Necklace is definitely a looker with its over-the-top mix of gray gunmetal chains, crystals and oversized blue and black beads.

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This Rittani Bibb Necklace, $77, has an animalistic, jungly look due to its mixture of polished stones, wood-grain baubles and touch of turquoise.

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The Bryanna Necklace, $48, has the look of molten metal with its funky silver shapes and shallow imprints.

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This blinged out Juicy Couture Heart Padlock Wish Necklace is perfect to wear alone or layered.

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This plastic blue link chain necklace, $25, is a great way to add a punch of color to even the most casual of outfits.

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This Jacobia Bibb Necklace, $88, is an elaborate mix of mesh, Austrian crystals, jet-black beads and hand-sewn embellishments. High couture in an easy, elegant form.

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Definitely an unexpected mix, this Rope Link necklace, $165, is a chunky conglomeration of a rope texture and silver links.

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The ultimate in polished, this Kenneth Jay Lane
Faceted Crystal Bib Necklace in Gold, $815, features freeform chunks of Swarovski crystal.

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This Bauble Waterfall Necklace, $18.50, is a great mixture of blue and turquoise and goes great with your favorite pair of boyfriend jeans!

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Knot up your look with this super cute twisted gem-embellished necklace by Lee Angel, $320.

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This art deco necklace, $12.90, features hues of gray, black and dark purple—a great way to dress up any t-shirt!

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Add this to mutli-colored Gem Chain necklace by Kenneth Jay Lane, $605, to any plain white t-shirt or tank top for a burst of color!

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This Blu Bijoux Stone Facet Bib Necklace, $125, has over 100 Austrian crystals and features a gold plate setting with stone colored crystals.