Stone Necklaces

Stone by Alexandra Phanor-Faury Now that we're slowly stripping away our cumbersome winter layers and revealing some skin, it's time to invest in statement making jewels to accessories your spring and summer wardrobe. Keep your neckline simple and play down other jewelery to keep all eyes on your necklace.
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 24, 2010

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Thandie Newton’s Solange Azagury-Partridge
statement bib necklace is a high-end piece of jewelery that lends much glamour to her lavender strapless gown.

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An eclectic melange of stones add feminine flair to heavy gold chains.
Neiman Marcus,$795

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This precious wearable piece of art demands attention.

Oscar de la Renta Stone Necklace, $950

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When choosing a knockout necklace go super-lavish and opt for a piece with a medley of stones, beads and crystals.

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A cluster bloom of purple flowers hang off sparkling strands to create a polished neck piece.

Anthropologie,$198

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The dangling Lucite stones are breathtaking.

R.J. Graziano,$65.00

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Stoned chokers are always a perfect option for spring and summer.

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Dyed mother-of-pearl pendants,blue marbled stones and glass pearls compliment one another in this eclectic piece.
$58.00-$50.75

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The clear filament wires give off the impression of floating stones around your neck.
Coldwater Creek,$49.95

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Niecy Nash wears a mesmerizing large stone necklace.

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This chain and crystal necklace is a seamless mix of lady-like polish and downtown edge.

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This ornate necklace packs lots of elegance at a budget-friendly price.
Av Max,$88.00

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Throw this on with your favorite spring dresses for a dressy bohemian look.
Cinnabar and stone necklace
Oscar de la Renta,$690

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This necklace gives of a nostalgic summer camp vibe while still remaining ultra-sophisticated with semiprecious stones.

Anthropologie,$98.00

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Beyonce wears a plunging neckline to show off her pink stone necklace.

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The short faceted stones in cream makes this a versatile piece.

Kate Spade,$195.00

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Sometimes, over-the-top is just what the fashion doctor ordered. This Lucite teardrop necklace isn’t for the wallflowers.

RJ Graziano,$55.00

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This exquisite bib ribbon necklace with blue stone looks worthy to be passed down.

Bluefly,$135