MOST REACHED FOR : JEWELLERY

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I’m kickstarting a new serious here on Girl Loves Gloss – my most reached for products. I imagine myself updating this series on occasion when my preferences change, but I thought I’d start off with something I truly love, Jewellery. 
You may or may not have picked up on the fact that in my day to day life I am a jewellery designer and metalsmith. Which basically means I play with hammers and fire all day, which seems like quite the jump from a girly girl who loves makeup, don’t it?
What it does mean is that I am a bit… err, picky about my jewels and baubles. It needs to sit just right, feel comfortable and be non intrusive in my daily life (hey, I play with power tools after all!) 
Let’s take a look at my current favourite list of jewellery, shall we?

girllovesgloss.com favourite jewellery www.bella-bijou.com

I’ve been quite into geometric this last year, and have noticed the trend greatly in my own line’s sales over on my website www.bella-bijou.com (shameless plug alert!)  I found the giant triangle necklace in the forefront of the first picture from TopShop. While I am not normally base metal (metal other than Sterling, Gold) kind of girl, I LOVED the design of this and just had to have it for adding a bit of fun to plain t shirts, my summer staple. 
I’ll usually pair that with other jewellery in the same metal colour, so I will pop on my gold tone Stud Cuff, another bargain piece from Smart Set, and my 14k Gold and Pearl ring, which my grandmother passed down to me ( um, how great is her taste!?)
I love rings, and usually wear a chunky silver hammered ring on my right hand ring finger, and the tiny pebble like sterling ring on my left pinkie, but occasionally I will add a bit of fun with my rectangle aquamarine ring, or big chunky blue amazonite ring. All pieces I made myself!
My earrings have been my Daisy Stud Earrings, and I swear I’ve worn them everyday for two months, I am just loving how fresh and fun they are. Subtle with the hair down, a little dressy looking when the hair is pulled back. Classic pieces like this are my favourites, and one of my all time favourite is a chunky silver latch bangle my friend Cliff made me. He makes the most amazing Sterling bracelets, and I feel like they are an utter steal for the quality. Check him out in his Etsy Shop.
And finally, the piece I wear every single day without fail, the DKNY watch my boy bought me about a million years ago for a birthday. Its sleek and simple and goes with everything. I feel a bit naked when I forget to put it on ( do you ever feel like that?)
What are your favourite pieces of jewellery? Do you have something you wear everyday without fail? Do you have a piece of jewellery that was handed down to you that you adore?
xo Jaime 

Charlotte Tilbury CA

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Jaime Pickering | 30-something, makeup hoarding (I prefer to call it "collecting"), classic rock loving, jeans and t-shirt girl - who just happens to love a little gloss from time to time.
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