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August 23, 1985 - Image 50

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-08-23

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Puttin'
On
The
Glitz

BY CARLA SWARTZ

Double strand, baroque
pearl necklace with mat-
ching earrings.

Silver and onyx bead
necklace with asymmetric
heart and matching
earrings.
Jewelry courtesy of
A Private Collection

50 Jewish News

D

etroit's boutiques offer
many accessories to com-
plement the fall fashions.
"Big, chunky jewelry is
being shown for fall," says Karen
Spector, an owner of Karma Kreations,
a jewelry boutique, located in Esther
and Estelle's in West Bloomfield.
Chunky jewelry means thick bracelets,
wide chokers, huge earrings and
heavy necklaces in silver and in gold.
Spector notes that this year designers
are showing chunky earrings and
chunky necklaces worn at the same
time.
The newest jewelry fashion is gold-
toned coins. There are charm bracelets
of coins, drop earrings with coins, and
necklaces with layers of dangling coins.
In costume jewelry, the coins are
replicas, but Karma Kreations has
some earrings that are genuine Italian
lira.
The 'Dynasty' look is also in style,"
says Spector. Cubic zirconia that
sparkles like real diamonds gives the
illusion of regal opulence. These stones
— made up in earrings, necklaces and
bracelets — look terrific day or night.
Opulence can also be attained with a
mixture of rhinestones and pearls in
chokers and long necklaces.
Beads mixed with different stones
reflect the look of the '20s, and are also
stylish. Wear them in long necklaces.
Funky rhinestone scatter pins com-
plement casual clothes. "I had a whole
case last week, and I hardly have any
left," says Ethel Siegal of Complaisant.
The scatter pins are in shapes of ob-
jects — lips, airplanes, cars, etc.
There's even one that spells "Paris."
"We have started doing a nice

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