By Amanda L. Colborn
Are you the kind of person who likes to express your holiday spirit with jewelry? Does the jewelry you wear often reflect the mood and occasion of a party you’re attending? If you answer yes to either of these, then maybe you’ve been thinking about how you’re going to capture the Cinco de Mayo spirit with your jewelry.
Never fear! The American Gem Society is here to help you accessorize so you can walk into the party not having to wonder, “Is that salsa hotter than my outfit?”
We’ve taken the colors of Cinco de Mayo and paired them with some beautiful jewelry pieces that are ¡Muy Caliente!
First off, what would a fiesta be without a perfect bowl of pico de gallo?
And, if you didn’t think we could bring out the gorgeous essence of this dish into a piece of jewelry, well, just check out this stunning opal from Spark Creations.
Speaking of food, Cinco de Mayo would be nothing without the traditional chilies of Mexico.
It’s a rainbow of amazing color and flavor, just like these two stunning rings from Yael Designs.
Now that we have the food portion covered, let’s bring in the drinks! The perfect drink of Cinco de Mayo you ask? A frosty margarita of course!
Show of your margarita-matched peridot ring from Parlé Jewelry Designs and leave your friends in awe!
Ok, food and drink? Check!
Now onto that outfit of yours. We’re assuming you already have a sombrero, so you’ll need to pull that from your closet and brush off the dust from last year.
Many sombreros have a striped fabric trim, like the one pictured here, which inspires us to reach for our most stackable jewelry items.
Your headgear is all set, now onto the rest of your outfit. A perfect, traditional Mexican poncho is essential for the festive and fun look of Cinco de Mayo.
Though not all ponchos are alike and they vary in all types of color schemes; we wanted to show you an example of how we pulled colors from this poncho and paired it perfectly with a piece of fine jewelry.
And last but certainly not least, it’s time to party! Ready to break that piñata?
In the spirit of the perfect piñata, we found the perfect pair of earrings to match. Just make sure the kids remember to go after the piñata and not your ears!
Now that we’ve covered all the bases for the perfect Cinco de Mayo celebration, we hope we have inspired you (and your outfit) to find the fun in accessorizing! Have a happy and safe holiday!