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Time to Sparkle

Look to local jewelry designers for gifts-or a festive touch to any ensemble.

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December 2008

Dorje Designs
Boulder jewelry designer Anna Holland scours the planet for ancient beads and artifacts to make her one-of-a-kind, bohemian-chic, earthy pieces, like these antique Venetian whiteheart beads found in the Congo combined with silverpendants from central Asia. $795

Bloom Jewelry
This simple, quartz crystal wrapcocktail ring in sterling silver by Denver designer Lindsay Bloom will never go out of style—classic and glamorous for the holiday season. $132, the Perfect Petal (303- 480-0966), Sarah (303-482-2299), Violet (720-932-1655)

BB Becker
This casually elegant sterling-silver link bracelet by Denver's BB Becker is inscribed with a quote from Helen Keller: "All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." $232, Artisan Center (303-333-1201)

CLP Jewelry
The delicate, simple appeal of Christy Lea Payne's 14-karat chain with a triple "O" charm renders it effortlessly fashionable and sophisticated without being showy. $385, Kismet (303-477-3378), Chelsea in Boulder (303-447-3760)

Candori
Neutral and classic with just enough glam, Amy Cannon Cooper's tastefully glimmering collection is chic enough to dazzle. These faceted chain drop earrings work for any holiday party. $75, Elizabeth Lindsay Creations (303-333-9989), Eve Inc. (720-932-9382)

Mya Designs
Denver pals Sarah DuBart and Mandy Coates reclaim vintage jewelry and give it new life. Here, a vintage-rhinestone flower asymmetrically set in three strands of green wasonite nuggets adds bold flair and confident style to an otherwise simple look. $407