Monday, December 20, 2010

Buy This, Not That


Topshop Semi Precious Agate Pendant $30
Blydesign Arti Two-Toned Agate Necklace $198

I've recently fallen in love with Agate accessories for their glamorous yet earthy look.  The vibrant colors and unique shapes make quite a statement when paired with otherwise basic outfits.  I've been looking everywhere for the perfect piece and this Topshop necklace is quite a bargain.  I'd certainly be happy to find one under my Christmas tree this year.  Are you wearing Agate?  Which necklace would you choose?

25 comments:

this free bird said...

Val this is a great deal...what a crazy price difference!! I would love an agate ring or necklace. Each piece looks so unique. Here's hoping Santa is watching and reading this blog...

xo,
c

Katie said...

Love the Topshop find!

Cara said...

No Agate here (boo) but I would chose the Blydesign :P

Danielle said...

great find!

Gabriel said...

I happen to know Santa, and I will put in a good word for you!

Lindsay said...

I haven't even heard of this name. Thanks for pointing them out Valerie :)

Deanna Pai said...

I actually like the Topshop necklace more -- the detail is just so charming. As is the price, of course! :)

Annie said...

I love agate, but don't have any in my jewelry box yet.. this Topshop necklace would definitely be a great addition :)
Hope you had a great weekend!! xo

Nikki said...

This is so great! I havent seen this at topshop yet but I cant wait to go see! i love it!

xx
Nikki

Marcie said...

Love these posts! It is funny that these are back in style. I remember my mom and aunt always has them when I was growing up. Hmm, might be time to shop my mom's closet over the holiday!

xo M

Torrie said...

So pretty! I love it when I like the "buy this" one better than the "not that!"

Diana Mieczan said...

That is such a great deal and they both look amazing:) Kisses,sweetie
Hope you had a great weekend
Muah

Julie-Inspired said...

So pretty! I think the $30 one is just as nice!

I'm having a giveaway today if you'd like to join in!

Julie xo

Amber Blue Bird said...

i really like the top shop necklace more

this free bird said...

I do believe Santa's helper has spoken...

haha!

xo,
c

Josie said...

I don't own any agate but I agree with you, Valerie; it's such a unique look. So pretty and colorful. Love the Topshop necklace!
xo Josie
http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

Natalie said...

Great find! I love the Top Shop option!

Ashley said...

I think $198 is a lot but I love the more expensive one. :) xo

Anna Jane said...

The $30 for sure! I'm really bad at buying jewelry...I don't have a knack for it at ALL, so I'd definitely choose the cheaper version!

xx

Erica said...

Absolutely love agate. Hands down the Top Shop version wins. Not only is it way cheaper, it's way cuter too ; )

Jamie said...

YES!! I LOOOVE Agate!! I had a teal agate ring that was my favorite thing in the world, then I lost it. Recently my friend gave me one in pale pink and I wear it ALL the time!

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jenna ♥ a little blue said...

both are super pretty! my eye definitely goes to the blydesign style first.... but the topshop one is such a steal i'd take it in a heartbeat! :)

Lisa Griffin said...

i love agate pieces, normally in the summer but these would look great any time!
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Oh, My Darling said...

Totally agreed on the awesomeness of agate!

MY STYLE ADVICE said...

i love agate druzy b/c it looks luxurious with all that sparkle. But, that's agate DRUZY. There are other types of agate that do not sparkle. The colors vary so much- sort of like quartz. There are literally hundreds of different kinds... That makes them a very desirable stone for jewelry designers, b/c you can make many different variations of the same necklace, but in different colors. No two stones are alike either. :-)