WingedInspirationJUL16-1Gold bee ring by Sandy Hyun from Muse Shoe Studio, $45. (864) 271-9750,

Dragonfly pendant with an enlarged Tahitian black pearl set amongst almost a carat of white diamonds in 14k white gold from Hale’s Jewelers, $2,250. (864) 597-5600,

Silver-cast carpenter bee earrings from Custard Boutique, $137. (864) 271-0927,

Goldbug brooch by Mariana Hay for Croghan’s Jewel Box, call for cost.(843) 723-3594,

Dragonfly pendant with 1.5-carat diamonds and yellow sapphire eyes from Plaza Jewelers, $5,000. (864) 241-0690

18k yellow-gold brooch and “Modullyn” clasp bezel set with a 5.5 carat Australian black opal for the head; all colored stones totaling 6.57 carat weight by Llyn Strong, price upon request. (864) 233-5900,

Goldbug stud earrings by Mariana Hay for Croghan’s Jewel Box, $23.

Originally published June 2016.