From Zipper Eye Accessories to Galactic Necklaces

 - Jun 14, 2009   Updated: May 26 2011
These days a simple ring or a bracelet is not enough. You need a piece of jewelry that can make a statement. All of the bracelets, brooches, diamonds, earring, necklaces gathered here are extremely unique, taking us into the new century.

This slideshow is a visual melange, from super-luxe necklaces to chic recycled ornaments, fantasy-themed inspired fairy tale rings and anti-sunburn jewels.

Implications - Current fashion trends focus on expressing individuality, and these jewelry examples are no exception. Consumers are no longer eager to blend into the crowd, but are looking to make bold statements which will set them apart and make them memorable. The fashion industry is adapting to this desire for individuality by producing unique gems and jewels.