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The Escape Collection symbolizes a world of self-awakening and realization.   
Initially inspired by seeing old locks and chains while traveling through historic New Mexico and California.  There is a beauty in these shapes and yet they tell a story.
What is it like to be in chains?  What is it like to be free?
This collection symbolizes overcoming obstacles and escaping our own illusions.  The jewelry can be worn as a trophy of things overcome or of a reminder of choices we need to make.

The Avenue of Savage is an exercise in elevating ordinary zippers into chic and sleek fashion. The collection also represents our interpretation of revolution and rebellion in terms of jewelry. 

Designs have taken the 90's fashion and rock 'n' roll edge for inspiration. The mix of teeth element and fabric create a tough luxe that gives a nod to the confident, rebellious and edgy spirit. 

The Cleo Collection is inspired by the Egyptian desert landscapes and Cleopatra's most coveted gemstone - the emerald. During the Hellenistic period the green gem symbolized both protective and healing properties that continues to radiate its mysterious powers today. The vibrant green of the stone is most complimented when set on brass gold hardware to flatter any skin tone. The hammered finishing details to the brass gold is the interpretation of the sand grains of the desert storms. The collection is comprised of rings, bangles, earrings and necklaces to channel in one's boldness and individuality to their style.

The Bedazzled Collection has a series of eight unique cuffs named after inspirations from the powers of nature and celebrations of life. The intricate details of the braided weaves and hardware, and crystal embellishments of each of the handcrafted pieces represent both empowerment and individual expression. Accessorizing is an art of style, so don't be afraid to make a bold statement.

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Accessory Report: Choker Collar Necklace Trend

You may notice that choker collar necklaces – aka “the jewelry for your neck” have been running rampant for the past year – and currently the rise and shine are up and in full swing. Every street style star, fashion editor, celebrity and It-girl have been soaking up this season’s hottest trend and for a good reason – a choker offers a quick and easy way to jazz up both day and night outfits for anyone.

It seems like there’s no sign this trend will slow down and choker collar necklaces have been evolving with a new tougher feel version that compliments the pretty femininity that prevailed originally. And now according to WGSN data, the choker is set to be the ultimate statement accessory to emphasize your personal expression.  

Our zipper choker collar necklace is about going bold and plays with texture; the art of contrast between a soft feel of fabric and a tough feel of metal hardware that gives it a cool, modern silhouette. The collar choker emphasizes the collarbones and creates a strong neckline. The embellishment or twist on the handmade zipper choker is a major punch — and turns even the most basic of outfits into major style statements.

So how do you decide which collar necklace is for you? Whether you’re a true fashionista, a party girl or a style icon professional woman, the black choker necklace seems to be the most popular. A dazzling embellishment of detail in either a gold chain or silver chain like Gigi choker collar necklace or Fontage choker collar necklace can amp up an edgy statement look. For someone who is a newcomer to the trend and believes that minimalism is king; if you want a sleek piece that you can wear in a multitude of ways, then the Galaxia Zipper lariat choker collar necklace dominates all (lariat aka “bolo choker or wrap necklace;”) This is a very, very long necklace or strand without a clasp that can be worn alone, draped multiple times around your neck, your waist, your head or piled among some of your favorite baubles. Lariats can make a variety of statements without requiring too much effort. We’ve seen some pretty cool chokers in different colors too. For example a white choker totally embraces a monochromatic look in a shade of winter white. The options are endless depending on your outfit and mood.

Accessorize like a pro and shop your go-to jewelry from our editor inspired choker collar necklace styles from sleek and chic go-to designs to statement fierce pieces. No matter your personal style, a choker is sure to complement your coveted wardrobe.

Accessory Report: Statement Rings, The Source Of Women Power

Statement ring (also known as a “bold and unique ring”) has been with us for millennia.  As you gaze at that glittering rock adorning your right hand, it inevitably traces its roots back to the Ancient Egyptians.  Necklace collars, cuff bracelets and rings - the Egyptians wore their choices of jewelry for so many good reasons.  It wasn’t just ornamental jewelry for beauty but for them the metals, stones and colors acted as a talisman; a source of strength and protection.

At Siammpatra, our Cleo Collection was inspired by the desert landscape and Cleopatra’s most coveted gemstone - the emerald.  The beautiful green gemstone symbolizes both protective and healing properties and sets the theme for this collection. The Hemhem cocktail statement ring, a modern version of “three stone ring,” is an example of an amulet ring that defines friendship, love and fidelity.  

Throughout time, civilizations all had their versions of the statement ring.  Another example was when prohibition swept across America almost a century ago.  With alcohol banned, illegal parties began cropping up everywhere.  It was a time for great change, and in 1920 women were given the right to vote.   With the beginning of burgeoning freedom, fashion blossomed and the celebratory cocktail ring  was a way for women to flaunt their independence. It was a dramatic ring that had large center stones and was accented with pavé diamonds or surrounded by tiny stones.

However, nowadays any statement ring is generally called a cocktail ring and visa versa.  It is no longer only a traditional ring with diamonds and precious stones.  It no longer is only worn at the late hours, “statement rings are a major fashion statement.”  It now refers more to a costume jewelry ring or a fashion jewelry ring, intentionally opting out of bling.  It is a more bespoken design - and as the ring becomes more outrageous and ostentatious, the more unconventional and modern the woman seems to appear.  It is now a modern fashion statement for the woman who would “dare to wear.”

Our Escape collection is another form of statement ring that enchants with its sculptural forms of locks and chains. From pieces in a museum to worthy-wearable art jewelry, it is set to carry through the seasons with class and versatility. The Chain link statement ring is easily wearable, modern, and contemporary— revealing sleek and off seasonal moment.

So how do you wear them?  These bold rings are usually worn on the right hand, opposite of where you would wear a wedding ring.  They can be worn alone or paired with one or more rings to show and display your personal taste and style.  You’ll probably see celebrities and models also wearing them on their index and pinky fingers, or on four, five, or even ten fingers at once! “What is the point of jewelry if no one notices it, Right?” (Take a cue from Chrissy Teigan  or learn from British Vogue - they informed their readers with “Ways to wear rings”.) Whatever feels right to you is the way to go.

Accessory Report: All About Earrings

Earrings (aka ear-piecing or face-framing accessory) are piece of jewelry attached to the ear in the earlobe or another external part of the ear; rook, helix, tragus, earhead, daith and conch.  Although there are clip-ons, it’s most commonly attached by making a hole in the ear; it’s very important to read ear-piecing guide and consult with a professional piercer (yes, that’s a thing) to study about the pains and process of healing in the various piecing location.

Fashionistas know that earrings are very important for an instant outfit lift –Most women feel naked without earrings (we certainly do!).

In New York Fashion week there has been a trend for statement earrings.  NYFW Accessories Alert: Mega Statement Earrings or Big earrings: How the stars are wearing today's hottest jewellery trend, you know that the baubles adorning your earlobes are all about individuality.

There are various types of earrings to choose from to make your statement.  Stud earrings have the appearance of floating jewelry on the ear or earlobe without a visible (from the front) point of connection. For example, our Empress Stud earrings are sleek architectural earrings –featuring highly polished gold metal, an eye catching green stone, contrasted with black enamel and featuring a clip-on back (hallelujah!).  It’s set for an everyday look, when you want to appear classy and chic but not overdone.

Dangle earrings and drop earrings are often larger than stud and are designed to flow from the bottom of the earlobes.  These bold and dramatic earrings are stunning items that can draw attention as well as easily creating day to night looks.  The drop earring basically just means it drops from the lobe a bit and a dangle earring means it actually sways and dangles while wearing it.  A Popular form of these larger earrings is the three dimensional form earrings called Sculptural earrings.  Our contribution to Sculptural earrings is the Quadrangle earring.  A sculpted 18-karat gold plated earring, it is complimented with a playful combination of black and green that will illuminate your face and elongate your neck.  OK, now you know what to do…“Let’s Go Bold with Statement Earrings.

More and more statement earrings have become part of everyday fashion and there are so many styles and designs to satisfy every taste. We have now gone from a small stud earring to larger sculptural earrings… what is left to do?  The next steps that continue to be on-trend for accessories are Asymmetrical and mismatched earrings.  This now allows us to take personal expression and creativity to another level, from long and short lengths paired together, or studs mixed with drops.  Either gold, silver or rhodium earrings to chunky made with natural clear crystals or colorful stones; there are multitudes of ways to create your own look.

Did you ever feel frustrated or embarrassed to leave the other side of your favorite rhodium chain earrings or little gold studs at home? Listen here. There is no more reason to feel shame; wear what you have and embrace it freely and spiritually. If you really want to understand how to rock with only one earring, don’t miss out to read “17 Tumblr style tips that prove one earring is better than a pair.” (Gals, we got your backs.)

Our Escape collection offers an idealistic collection for rule breakers by using the visual forms of chains to tell a story while expressing a rebellious attitude.  The Double chain link mismatched earrings with crystal are one of a kind modernist jewelry that makes a powerful impact wherever you are.

Because really, as much as we love earrings (and are loving our new SiammPatra statement earrings), we want to find the best hairstyle to show off them too (Yes! Looking effortlessly chic means we are always thinking of our entire outfit in advance.)  We did a little research on “Statement Earrings: How to Wear Your Hair?” so we can give the best attention for all its glitz and glamour.

Huh? You need a little extra creativity in your life?  We found out that our idol Leandra Medine from Man Repellar gave earring’s a new purpose; Market Report: Wear Your Earrings as Nipple Tassels. Why not, right? You can see that earrings create endless possibilities to be creative and be “on top of your outfit game”

You've reviewed the various styles of earrings—but do you know which earrings are calling you?  From the jewelry piece du jour to the color we'll all be wearing, there’s something for everyone.

Accessory Report: Cuff Bracelet 101

Cuff bracelet (or aka arm cuff) is a type of bracelet that is typically in a “C” shaped form, most likely oval, fits closely to the wrist and can have a clasp or be just an open bracelet. There is not much of a difference between a bangle and cuff.  A Bangle is also a type of bracelet, the only difference is that a bangle is a circular or oval bracelet that is normally stiff and fits looser on the wrist and can be worn by slipping over the wrist.

Most forms of jewelry are meant to be accessories to clothing, not so with cuffs. In fact, these cuff bracelets are standout pieces which not only define the person wearing it, but also set the tone for the outfit. Regardless of the outfit, the eye is almost always drawn to these bracelets, making them great conversational starters.

While it seems like the cuff has adorned the wrist for decades, The Bold Statement of The Cuff Bracelet started out thousands of years ago in ancient Egypt and Greece; in fact commoners were forbidden to wear them. Warriors wore them high up on their arms, crafted in decorative forms made of either leather or gold. As this was a symbol of stature, they were also used for protection purpose for the arms.  The bracelets typically had symbols similar to hieroglyphics that told stories of various tribes or gods. Nevertheless, it wasn’t until the 20th century that the variety of design and style of cuffs became hit mass production and increased accessibility in the fashion jewelry.

Taking a look back throughout “The History of the Cuff Bracelet,” some style icons who have famously worn chic cuffs include the legendary creator, Coco Chanel and Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland.  Both were rarely photographed without a pair of the dramatic bands encircling their wrists.

These days, Cuffs have come to represent the ‘more is more’ concept as we abandon minimalist touches and embrace anything big, bold and audacious. As Iris Apfel says, “More is more and less is a bore.”  The accessory has the ability to dress up any outfit, while still maintaining that “just threw this on” look.

Consider the bold statement of cuff bracelets looking like shields of armor. Our Imperial Throne Cuff Bracelet, Gold channels Wonder Woman striking poses. The rough engraved metal with gilded gemstones sets apart a mere mortal who possesses strong style sensibilities.  You can wear one alone or a double cuff on each arm making a strong aesthetic statement and giving a feeling of indestructibility to the wearer.

Another type of cuff bracelet that we created is our popular Bedazzled collection.  Created in Thailand, we curated a selection of elegantly crafted friendship bracelets, from simple colorful bands to gold ornate bead and stud versions.  From the outside you seem to be wearing a variety of bracelets, but the beauty of the Bedazzle collection is our Siammpatra designed magnetic clasp that makes wearing them a breeze.

Our Bedazzled collection instantly punches up any outfit with some fun fashion-forward flair – revealing a style unique to your own personal style sense. You can start with our Boho multi strand cuff bracelet that comes with two different styles and colors or choose some pop up colors like our Saliesha Cuff Bracelet.

Though stacks of cuffs are quite on-trend, we’re also fond of making a statement with sleek cuffs. The Avenue of Savage is our literally IN-STYLE collection portraying a toughness and edginess; these intricate bracelets and chokers are now all the rage on runways, social media and among celebs.  Bows and knots are highlights that add a touch of feminine fun to accessories in our Fontage cuff bracelet.

As far as it jewelry goes, it’s the ever-present gold cuff that no one seems to be able to get enough of. Vogue reports that arm cuffs are set to rule the world with more dramatic and futuristic of shapes and forms. Whether you choose a cuff with architectural curves or ornate crystals, the result is surely to be a winsome wardrobe rehab. What are your favorite go-to earrings? Our tip: look for a pair that brings you a moment (Oh, welcome!)