Rainbow Jewelry That Makes a Statement
One of the more interesting pieces I've encountered lately was during a party at a close friend's house on Memorial Day. One of my good friends came
out of the closet last summer and she brought her new girlfriend to the party for all of us to meet. After introductions and the traditional small talk that
comes along with meeting a new friend's partner, I noticed that both of them were wearing beautiful matching rings. The rings were black with a
rainbow strip running down the center of them.
After the small talk had ceased and everyone got more comfortable I commented to my friend on how beautiful the rings were. After thanking me, she
said that her new girlfriend had bought them for their three month anniversary and that they were actually black titanium. In addition to the ring, she
said that she also received a beautiful rainbow sapphire necklace that was also crafted from titanium. I have since seen the necklace and it is
When I got home from the party I was curious about her rainbow jewelry as I'd never run across it before. I did a brief search online and found that
many companies have begun to sell rainbow rings, necklaces, pendants and more aimed towards the gay and lesbian community. Options run from
standard black, silver or gold bands with rainbow streaks down the center or a more complex design with sapphires or diamonds adorning the piece.
Titanium and steel jewelry seems to be a big seller in the rainbow jewelry market. One online store features steel rings, necklaces, bracelets and even
body jewelry with rainbow colors adorning them in either flag form or multi-colored stones. Titanium is becoming a hip option thanks to buzz and
jewelry buffs interest in trying something different. The titanium rings come in silver or black colors and while they might seem a bit "industrial" in some
deigns, the addition of the rainbow stones or lines really make it come alive.
So keep your eyes out for these new rainbow designs. While they might not be for everyone