b'INLAYTRENDS ENAMELTHE JEWELRY DESIGN WAVESCOCKTAILHEAVY NOWMETALTWO-STONENOSTALGIAUNISEXF or a designer, a trend is a blessing or a curse, depending on how they look at it.Trends may feel like commercial limitations on creativity and uniqueness for some, while for others they may be a helpful guide in translating their vision for the end consumer.The most successful trend adopters pick a trend or two they like and disregard what doesnt feel on-brand. Most importantly, they always interpret whats in vogue through their own lens, leaving their aesthetic signature on any trending style. The designs pictured throughout this story are examples of jewelry that incorporates some aspect of a trend into a collection while retaining the makers identity, with trends serving as a guiding inspiration, rather than a hindrance.NATIONAL JEWELER 61'