Notte Jewelry’s Euphoric Blend of Childhood Memories and Contemporary Style

An ethos to spread joy guides this retro-inspired brand

Suffused with bright pastels, freshwater pearls, dolphin-shaped gems, fruity charms and more cheery details, Notte Jewelry is a celebration of life, the beach, childhood and anything that can induce a smile. Their collections of chunky and colorful Y2K-inspired rings, necklaces and earrings are nostalgic but not dated, from the past but not passé. This is owed to founder Jessia Tse recreating sensations from memories of …

“Dream A Little Dream” Necklace

From Jessica Tse’s NOTTE Jewelry, the “Dream A Little Dream” pearl necklace is part of the MEZZANOTTE collection which exists as a “love letter to the magical hours that birthed the brand.” It’s a playful take on the classic string of pearls, comprising freshwater pearls and gold-filled beads. Each piece is handmade, and no two are identical.

Smiley Flower Necklace

For her eponymous jewelry brand, designer Aeri Go finds inspiration in the Korean virtue of inner peace connecting with harmony in the physical world (a concept traced to Confucianism). Soft curves and minimalist design reflect this equilibrium, as well as a resonance with nature. For the Smiley Flower Necklace, Go crafted a bulbous floral (sculpted with wax and then cast in sterling silver) to craft …