The only constant in life is change … and we all have a friend who embraces that philosophy wholeheartedly! Some people are never satisfied with the old, and are constantly ushering in the new … these vibrant and contemporary souls come in both male and female form, and they have an evolving jewellery style that can be a little hard to pin down! If you’re searching for a birthday gift this August for an ever-changing and always amazing modern man or woman, we’ve collected some very hot right now products to start off your search … keep reading for our hottest contemporary men’s jewellery gifts and women’s jewellery gift ideas!
If you’re looking for of-the-minute gifts for August-born gals, you can’t get much more current than Hot Diamonds jewellery’s new items … especially the Selene range, which you can see the bracelet from at the beginning of the article, and the necklace from at right. The design is variegated, random, completely postmodern … but the silver base and diamonds included in the pieces always manage to help them retain a little innate elegance. The Selene collection is somewhat fo a departure for Hot Diamonds, with its inclusion of hematite alongside what had previously been mostly a sterling silver and diamond range … but it works perfectly with the other materials. The bracelet is a sung and comfy 20cm in length, which the pendant section on the Selene necklace is 6.9cm … this will make any girl look like an elegant 20s style lady! All of the sterling silver pieces in these two items are rhodium plated. We’ve chosen them especially for August birthdays because o their inclusion of diamonds … an alternative (Mystical!) birthstone for the month.
Our technical skills have become pretty advanced in these last decades … and with all the old boundaries removed, even jewellery laughs in the face of symmetry! The heart diamond necklace at right is a simple, but very modern design, full of dainty luxury. The pendant itself is made from the highest quality 18ct white gold, and features three ultra-clear white diamonds along the bottom edge of that love heart. The diamonds make it perfect for all girls born in August, but the love heart design means it is especially suitable for Leo ladies (born between the 1st and 23rd of the month), as the ruling body part for these dramatic and passionate princesses is the heart!
Diamonds are an alternative birthstone for August, and the ‘ordinary’ one is actually peridot … though there is nothing ordinary about this particular ring! The 4mm x 6mm peridot is nestled in between two slivers of 9ct white gold. The band is an almost futuristically slender 1.8mm , and the pear cut on the peridot is highly unusual – but very welcome! The simple design makes this an easy ring to resize – it is sent out in an average finger size, and can quite easily be re-sized locally. Your modern Millie won’t be able to wear it straight away, but we think it’s worth the wait!
The amber earrings at right aren’t extravagant … they’re clean and minimalist, and all about the beauty of the material, and are very much in keeping with modern philosophy! They are an easy wear, but nicely noticeable 8mm across, with sterling silver backs – the combination of very affordable materials means that you could give these as a tiny additional gift on top of a main one, or they are perfect as a quick platonic friends’ gift. Leo lasses have orange as their signature colour … so we’d buy these earrings for ladies born between the 1st and 23rd of the month.
The Wenger watch ‘Aerograph Countdown’ at right also incorporates that signature Leo colour, but into an ultra-modern men’s watch, instead! Wenger are the makers of the famous Swiss Army knife, and they put the same toughness and base functionality into their watches as their boys toys . The watch has a chronograph and date indicator as well as a uni directional rotating bezel. It is made of stainless steel and mineral crystal glass, and is water resistant to 100m … so if your Leo man needs to suddenly swim across a river in his watch, modern secret agent style, there’ll be no problems! The watch also comes with a 3-year warranty.
The rest of the month of August is taken up by Virgo – the signature colour for these deep, detailed and calm ladies is blue. We love the vintage glam look of the blue-purple iolite, diamond and pearl earrings at right … your recipient can mix them up with jeans and a casual top, or some contemporary vintage-style pieces for a very unique look. The pearls are 9mm in diameter, paired up with 4mm x 6mm iolites and six genuine white diamonds. The arrangement of gemstones is set on 14ct white gold, and includes more than a bit of true luxury along with its vintage glam style!
We also love the deep blue, evening-sky tones of the Citizen watches men’s dress piece at right for modern Virgos having a birthday this August. The watch itself is a mix of colours, styles and design elements, and in the very conservative world of men’s jewellery and men’s watches is a definite breath of fresh air! It features chronograph functions on the face, stainless steel construction and a 3-year warranty. Click through to see the price … all that millionaire-style modernity definitely won’t break the bank, either.
We’ve recently had an influx of new products, and also upgraded the site so that you can see instantly by a little yellow star which products are new to the store. So, if you haven’t yet seen the perfect men’s jewellery or women’s jewellery gift for your marvellously modern loved one, keep browsing now! If you need a hand finding something suitable, just check in with us behind the Live Help link at the right of screen in the Store Area.