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Whether the look is classic with a bit of swagger or downright futuristic, fine jewelry is mixing elegance with attitude. โ€œItโ€™s fun meets fine,โ€ says Maureen Hoyt of Optional Art of her new line of stackable gel rings by German jewelry trend-setter Gellner. Known for exquisite pearls in traditional and avant-garde designs, Gellner asked artist Monika Seitter to explore designs with creative new uses for precious South Seas and Tahitian pearls. A single 18K ring mixes your choice of cultured pearls, faceted gemstones and color-coordinating gel shanks in limitless combinations (from $1,100 to $3,500 depending on the stones). Optional Art2, 119 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, (941) 955-4400.

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This article appears in the March 2014 issue of Sarasota Magazine. Like what you read? Click here to subscribe. >>