Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)
Statement necklaces are this goofy trend that suggests you can casually pair the crown jewels with a t-shirt and dirty sweatpants and magically look effortlessly chic (see picture right, which is definitely NOT me). Though I’m no Iris Apfel, I think I’m finally getting the hang of the statement necklace trend, thank goodness. My early efforts looked more like I was a housekeeper trying on the missus’ jewels while I cleaned her bathroom.
When I was crafting last week’s Etsomnia wedding issue, I did a search for “wedding statement necklace,” and the statement I most often uttered was “AAAAAAHHHHH!” The results were so dramatic and nutty, I decided statement jewelry needed its own post. So here it is in all its gaudy, goofy, giddy glory. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed researching it, which was a lot.
Links to the items for sale appear below each picture. For more Etsy fun, check out all my weekly Etsomnia™ posts.