Clockwise from top left: "Cubic Crystallization" ring, Ornella Iannuzzi; Fool's Gold Pyrite Statement Earrings, a common thread; Pyrite Nugget and Oxidized Sterling Silver, Julie Garland; Nouveau Necklace, Clementine; Pyrite and Brass Earrings, Lyssie's Place; Natural Pyrite hair pins, Ball & Chain
Pyrite, affectionately known as "fool's gold" is making its fashion presence known. It's an inexpensive stone that glitters with the gusto of the real thing, and jewelry designers are using it in everything from earrings to hair pins. If you're looking to freshen up your bauble collection, try pyrite. It offers an affordable and fashionable solution.