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Brooches – broaching the subject of the perfect pin-on accessory

Brooches look set to become the next big trend in jewellery accessories. We have built a great collection with a variety of brooch and badge styles to suit many tastes. The wonderful explosion of crystals of our glamorous ‘burst’ brooch as featured, is an eye-catching piece which will look fabulous on a coat lapel, dress or jacket. It is available in four beautiful, sparkling ‘gem-stone’ hues: amethyst, rose, topaz and crystal. A pearl version is also on offer in a traditional white or cream. You can find them in the Mineral Magic collection.

Brooches with a vintage feel include a classic monochrome cameo, crystal music themed treble clef/stave and quilted cotton crown. Diamante animals include a pretty penguin, striking spider and sparkly scorpion. Our stunning stags head brooch is resplendent with black antlers and twinkly black crystal eyes.

Super statement brooches in embroidered textiles will make striking additions to your accessory box. A gold and silver threaded bee has flock wings and beaded stripes, and our unusual squirrel is stitched in metallic thread and completed with soft tail and beady red eye. Far from the farmyard is a splendid cockerel in vibrant green, gold and red bead-work and embroidery.

Eclectic and eye-catching are words which fully sum up an amazing ‘eye’ brooch, heavily sequinned in beautiful shades of azure, turquoise and copper. Sequins also adorn the base of the coolest banana brooch and for brooches with real pizzazz, look no further than the stunning palm tree island. It’s gorgeous embroidered colours are set off by fuchsia, green and smokey-grey crystal beads.

Charming padded animal brooches are yet another strong idea which is taking off everywhere. Who could resist a delightful felted rabbit with mauve bib and bow or a bemused ribbed rabbit brooch complete with scarf. Monochrome mouse and feline cat are arty animal additions. These cool creatures are just of few of the delights of the All Creatures collection.

Brooches inspired by nature are always a popular choice. The botanical corsage in subtle soft pinks, greens creams and lilac tones, doubles as a hairclip, of which there are three delightful varying arrangements. For something a little more low key we have a fabric floral bouquet, also in three colourways. The cotton flower basket is a witty confection and there are even a couple of acorn brooches to add an arboreal feel to the range. Find all these and more, naturally, in Bloom.

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Leaves and trees – Autumnal fashion

Leaves and trees provide wonderful inspiration for fashion jewellery and accessories. The time has come when the trees start shedding their leaves but lets not be downhearted. Our gold and silver effect leaves will bring pleasure all year round. A ‘realistic leaf’ drop earring comes as an assortment of three designs in matt silver and gold. The ‘delicate leaf’ earring is available in a pack of three metal finishes – shiny rose gold, silver or gun metal. This fine earring mimics the delicate skeleton a fallen leaf. We also supply a pretty matching pendant. See these lovely leaves in the Flora and Fauna collection.

In the same collection more plant life is to be found in the acorn and leaf ring and stud earrings. A charming enamelled oak leaf and rich ruby crystal acorn make the basis of this unusual design. The bird ring in both gold and silver is another delicate piece whose shank is created in the form of a twig or thin branch.

Leaves and trees are a strong component of several other wonderful jewellery items, such as the ‘Tree of life’ range. We have the full compliment of pendants, drop and stud earrings, compact mirror and even a tree of life adorned pillbox. Glass domes or spheres magnify the rich colours of this popular design.

In the Gallery collection one of our favourite items is the ‘shadow print tree’ scarf. The fragile sculptural outlines of skeletal winter trees are silhouetted against pale blue, pink, brown and grey tones. Find a more contemporary approach to plant imagery in the stitched graphic coin purse – leaves and trees in modern formation.

More leaves and trees appear, surprisingly, in the Black Star collection. See the striking ‘Y’ crystal and black mesh leaf and flower necklace. The wooden leaf drop and stud earrings are from the Scene collection, using light weight natural materials in the main element of the earring.

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Charmed – Traditional Charm Bracelets

Let us charm you with these classic Joe Cool bracelets. Whilst not actually traditional bracelets with charms per se, these bracelets are a take on the concept which captures the ‘charm’ feel perfectly, and can be a heart-warming gift or the perfect accessory to complete your charmed outfit.

Our warm-hearted selection are romantic and Bohemian, a great gift for a friend, lover or daughter. They evoke the lively spirit of a gypsy queen dancing the night away. A present full of passion and joy, they can be a little reminder of great times on your wrist. They will be adored by young and old.

These charm style bracelets come in a gorgeous gold colour as well as silver, so you will be sure to sparkle. We have leafy charm style bracelets for plant lovers, hearts for young lovers, feathers, sunflowers and puppy dogs. You are sure to find a charm style bracelet you love! Who wouldn’t?

Here are some suggested drop earrings to pair with your charming bracelets. A selection of flowers, hearts and butterflies in silver fretwork designs. These light, delicate drops catch the light and perfectly compliment our charm style bracelets.

If you’re not into charmed into these bracelets, check out our full range on our website. We can guarantee there will be an item you fall in love with, you will be charmed for sure!

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Rave on! Festival Season Accessories.

Festival season may be over but the party never stops at Joe Cool! We love bright colours, so UV light sensitive bright neons are a must for us. These dummies are a classic Joe Cool component from the nineties that we have updated and given a cool twist. We have added some chunky ‘in your face’ blue aluminium chains to our big bright dummies, these pendant necklaces are sure to make you stand out in the night club. Get you rave on!

Or bright hoopy socks are also a guaranteed raving number one hit. Your feet will glow bright under the disco lights in these socks, and your walk home will be high visibility also! The hoops on your socks can be adjusted to flair out or stay close to your ankle, making this one of the most fun and versatile socks going.

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Wood jewellery & accessories – perfect ply

Wood jewellery and accessories are the natural choice for summer and autumn this year. Our plywood earring are perfectly pretty and… pretty perfect for lovers of nature, wood and fashion. The sweetest hedgehog studs sit nicely along with little leaf drop and stud earrings.

Plywood key-rings are both witty and ingenious. Four different modes of transport in laser cut wood are three dimensional with moving parts yet are also robust enough to be practical. The spinning propellers and wheels are fun to fiddle and the bicycle, scooter, helicopter and plane make a great quartet.

A delicate lacy etched fan is a new direction in our accessories collections. With heatwaves in Europe becoming the norm, this is proving a very popular addition to our range. Find wood jewellery & accessories it in the Scene collection, along with other lovely wood products such as the unusual wood slice oval stud earring…a mini slice of tree which is delightful in its simplicity.

The Oceanic collection is home to wood with a very different feel. Beautiful dark wooden rings , choker, bangle and hair pin have been fashioned by hand to create elegant contemporary statement pieces. Bold yet at the same time understated, each of these these sensuous items is unique. These are accessories which can be dressed up or down and work equally well with bright colours as with neutral tones. It’s all about versatility!

In the same collection you can find a selection of ‘art deco’ inspired inlaid wooden drop earrings. Six striking and distinct designs in their combination of tones will definitely catch your eye. A range of complimentary hairpins offer an alternative accessory option.

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No-show fake socks – hidden prints & patterns

New no-show fake socks are now in stock! We have a great selection featuring some of our best selling designs.

The ‘Masterpiece’ selection has undoubtedly been one of our most successful sock lines and we are now rolling out this range in the ever more popular ‘no-show’ style of sock. All the classics are there; from Leonardo’s ‘Mona Lisa’ and Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ to Gustav Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’ and Munch’s iconic ‘Scream’. In addition, you will find new fake socks featuring the wonderful classics of Van Gogh, Renoir and Monet.

As ever, our fake socks are great on quality with a high cotton content and good stretch. This famous painting selection builds on the current range of cute animals and animal-print no-shows. Sweet cats, penguins, polar bears, pandas dogs and bunnies are a few of the adorable creatures in the collection.

More sophisticated perhaps are the leopard print, zebra and tiger stripes and classic animal prints in more neutral colours – a chance for you to discover your ‘inner animal’ perhaps?

For a slightly different take on the masterpiece theme we have new fake socks coming in soon which, rather then woven designs, are printed. This renders very ‘true to original’ images. Made from a slightly denser material with a higher synthetic content, these fake-socks nevertheless are of top quality.

In addition to new versions of the famous classics in the current collection, you will find many more beautiful artworks. The no-show fake socks shown offer a small taste of the range, see the full set in the Socks collection. Finally, our simple no-show bow socks are a perfect contrast to the amazing range of styles on offer.

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Pom-pom Jewellery – dotty about polka

Pom-pom jewellery

Pom-pom jewellery in dazzling, bright colours is driving everyone dotty! Our polka dot felt pom-pom necklaces, earrings and bracelets are one of the latest Joe Cool fashion jewellery lines. The super sized pom-pom necklace and bracelet are real statement pieces and even the slightly smaller scale items are still stunningly eye-catching.

If an alternative to vibrant rainbow hues is what you want, then opt for the red, black and white pom-poms; a trio of necklace, bracelet and earrings in striking red and black with white polka-dots. Find all the featured jewellery and more in the Arthouse collection.

This new polka-dot selection builds on our best-selling self-colour pom-pom range which includes a great number of designs. Styles range from simple single colour rings, stud earrings and drops to treble drop earrings in self-colours. Treble-drop mixed colour drop earrings, multi – pom-pom necklace and bracelet and chain drop earring. The spectacular star of the show is the colourful bunch cluster!

More colourful textiles

More colourful textiles are in collections throughout the entire Joe Cool range. Flora and Fauna is host to fabulous fun crochet flower stud and drop earrings. These cute items come as an assortment of six bright colour combinations; pale pink, yellow, fuchsia, turquoise, grey and lime green with contrasting bright centres. Also in the collection are cute coin purses, three cotton zip purses in citrus coloured lemon, lime and orange adorned with little crochet flowers.

More brights in the collection can also be found in the form of pretty butterfly rings and hair-clips. Team with a clip top cosmetic bag and butterfly adorned coin purse for full flutter effect!

There really are a lot of textiles in the range this season and the Bloom collection contains some of the prettiest. Floral fabric bouquet brooches compete with voluptuous blooming corsage. Autumnal acorns sit nicely alongside flower basket brooches and there are flower bedecked scarves in abundance. So whether you’re looking for a brilliant pom-pom or subtle flora, there is a textile accessories for every occasion!

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Blue beads & baubles – Dynasty, Ceramics & Minerals

Blue beads and baubles are beautiful, bright and bold this season. The Mineral Magic collection is home to a stunning range of agate bead jewellery. There is a choice of four necklace styles; from traditional elegant graduated beads and super double long to popular collar bone length and delicate fine small bead styles. Pretty bracelets are simple but stylish in three bead sizes and there are two styles of drop earrings to complete the range. The same designs are all mirrored in stunning bright turquoise for a vibrant summer look.

Also new up is a little range in deep Chinese blue ceramic. ‘Dynasty’, features three weighty bead necklaces – contemporary but with an ancient Tang dynasty vibe, and two complimentary bracelets. These can be located in the Gallery collection.

A range of other blue themed jewellery ranges run through the rest of the Gallery collection. Tea garden is a long time classic Joe Cool line with ‘Delft’ floral sprigged ceramic beads and Dutch style patterns. Bracelets, necklaces and earrings make a perfect little grouping.

More dazzling sea, sky and space colours are much in evidence in our wonderful array of hand-blown glass rings. We have twelve different assortments to choose between. Designs range from simple swirls, through speckles, spots and stripes. Something for everyone.

Textiles in crisp denim, navy and white combinations are fresh and youthful and scarves feature deep space sparkle and astronomical maps, or pretty dandelion prints in soft metallic gold. Whatever shade of blue moves you, there are all the hues of blue from which to choose.

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Monochrome – Black & White acrylic jewellery

Black and white combinations are a classic must have. Timeless wearable items that always look good. The pieces featured have a bold statement look with elements of linear and graphic design.

Our two-tone hexagonal bangle is a stunning piece which complements the dynamic earrings in the range. Strong vertical and horizontal stripes feature in large graphic shapes on shiny polished statement earrings. Button top drop earrings have a chunkier feel with a distinct retro vibe.

For more modest tastes, we have smart little ‘illusion’ stud earrings with an optical effect black and white pattern. Other black and white items in the Arthouse collection are a little softer with ‘space dust’ bangles, wide and narrow in clear and white acrylic and marbled resin hoop earrings. Our bird brooch duo, one in white, one in black, make a stunning pair and flower earrings reminiscent of the cool designs of Mary Quant, offer an alternative look.

Several of the more colourful jewellery designs in the collection also contain a monochrome element, reflecting the current importance of this trend. Whether as a ‘colourway’ or part of an overall design, black and white invariably adds style! An attractive mottled effect is achieved in our cellulose designs. Marble square studs and mottle long hoop are both interesting and attractive. The ‘Soft hex’ pastel and marbled bangle is an unusual combination of colour, pattern and shape. ‘Resin Fusion’ is a bangle of shiny acrylic with a beautiful fluid design and ‘trisect’ another striking form in black, white and mustard yellow.

More Joe Cool classic black and white styles include the beaded stretch fimo bracelet, witty jigsaw bangle and the ‘clock’ cuff featured above. Necklaces include statement acrylic chains as shown and lots more beside.