Birthstone Spotlight: June's Pearl Perfection!
Here at West Coast Cowgirl we pride ourselves in the diversity and variety of our Western-inspired jewelry selections. And while not every traditional monthly birthstone is a frequent visitor to our inventory, one stand-out monthly spotlight certainly is: The pearl! Pearls are the classic, time-honored "birthstone" for people born during the month of June, and they happen to also be a huge trend for Spring/Summer 2017's jewelry designs. We wanted to take this opportunity to shine the spotlight on the lustrous, elegant, classic beauty of pearl jewelry, and to recommend some of our favorite pieces for new additions to your wardrobe OR for gifts to the June-born people in your life!
Our Remy Pearl Choker was featured in a previous blog post about Spring 2017 jewelry trends, and it remains a favorite here at West Coast Cowgirl. This stunning, chic necklace is offered in the highly desirable choker style, with a Boho design that utilizes saddle leather strands with freshwater pearls and ornate knotted details. It's a versatile accessory that is perfect for summer days and getaways, and it is a lovely choice for a jewelry lover whose birthday is in June!
Another popular accessory for the warm summer months is a stylish headband. Our Zoey Headband features bead and pearl embellishments over a dark, elastic band, making it an eye-catching blend of jewelry and function. Whether you wear it in a Boho style across your forehead, or go for a more classic look by wearing it in your hair, this charming headband won't slide around while it glistens and sparkles in the sunlight!
If you, or the recipient on your shopping lists, favor a vintage look, West Coast Cowgirl's Baby Doll Choker is a remarkable blend of the timeless aesthetic of delicate floral chokers blended with the summery, understated beauty of a pearl charm. The cameo design further enhances the vintage appeal of this piece, and its soft, romantic look makes it a perfect choice for a dressy event or a formal affair.
Our Expecting to Fly necklace in the Color choice Pearl is a stunning, earthy example of Western charm for any wardrobe. Featuring a 2" pendant feather embellished with a pearl set (or turquoise, if you prefer), this necklace has an 18" chain, making it ideal for layering with other pieces. The whimsical, airy design makes it a natural choice for the summer months, and the subtle, playful pearl setting can be combined with other pearl accessories with ease.
According to an old Greek Legend, pearls are hardened tears of joy from the goddess Aphrodite. Aphrodite was believed to be the goddess of love, and so pearls have long been associated with romance, weddings, and happiness. There is another old superstition that states that pearls, when worn, help to calm a restless mind and control anger, while promoting creative inspiration! Without a doubt, there is a host of lore and beliefs surrounding traditional monthly birthstones, but no one can contest that pearls are a beautiful, timeless addition to any jewelry collection. At West Coast Cowgirl we hope that our suggestions find you happy, healthy, and excited for the summer months!
Feathers Add a Touch of Fun to your Hair
Fashion trends come and go, and come back again. Often, what is currently popular is influenced by trends from different eras. One growing trend in hair accessories is reminiscent of the hippie, flower-power designs from the 1960s. Once again, you can find corded headbands with long feathered and beaded strands. These fun and charming hair accessories are perfect for a party, concert, or festival.
Our Taya Feathered Headband is a perfect example. This bohemian warrior princess headband has several gorgeous feathers dangling with striking beaded accents. You will feel like you can fly with these colorful feathers adorning your hair.
For something with a touch of elegant simplicity, our Giva Feathered Headband is inspired by Native American design, with four long cords ending in natural colored feathers. With a single bead holding the cords together, this headband is easily adjustable for comfort. Each cluster of feathers is capped by earth toned beads to finish the look.
Feathers are not only beautiful; they can bring a sense of happiness to anyone who wears them. For a bit of whimsy and charm, a feathered headband can’t be beat. Our Deva Feathered Headband will add a splash of color and fun to any outfit. With varying sized feathers and brightly colored beads, wearing this head band is sure to make you smile.
If you are ready to add a touch of fun and something different to your hair accessory options, feathered headbands are a great option. Corded headbands are also sizable, so you can be sure they will be comfortable, and the lightweight feathers keep these pieces easy to wear all day.
I invite you to check out our products at West Coast Cowgirl, where you can find a variety of jewelry at our website. Whether you are looking for a gift for that special someone or ready to treat yourself to something new, products are added regularly, so be sure to check back often.