This spring, jewelry trends are going back in time with classic and traditional looks. From elegant milky-white pearls, to chunky chains like your grandmother used to layer or gypsy rings originally made popular in the early 19th century, jewelry fashion today is a throwback to older generations.
Ahead, find the best jewelry trends for spring 2020 for every budget, courtesy of forbes.com writer, Beth Bernstein.
What’s old is new again
While jewelry trends are now more traditionally elegant than they’ve been for a long time, that doesn’t mean that they’re dainty and easily lost. Quite the contrary, in fact. It’s time to shop for chunky gypsy rings, statement-making color, and bold florals.
For the most part, the styles that have been most popular such as hoop earrings, charm necklaces, link chains and pearls — which have all been in revival mode — are back on the fall/winter 2020-2021 ready-to-wear catwalks and are dominating the jewelry design studios.
Pearls, pearls, pearls
Be the girl with the pearls. Pearls have long been a jewelry favorite, but this year, baroque styles get a modern update with mixed metals and lots of stones, giving them a fresh twist. Get the look by layering semiprecious gemstone necklaces with your grandmother’s pearl strands or a pair of pearl-sprinkled gold or silver hoops.
Play with colors
Multicolored jewelry makes a big statement this spring with a rainbow of vibrant shades like bright green, sky blue, hot pink and orange corals. Combine them in stacked bangles, drop earrings or beaded necklaces; the more colors, the better.
Get chunky with chains
Oversized is the way to go with chains that link up to form giant necklaces, chokers, earrings and bracelets. Big jewelry is a major fashion trend after years of smaller-scaled styles. Think of fashion icon Iris Apfel’s signature style; you can always mix smaller jewelry pieces together to create a more substantial layered look.
Jump through hoops
Again, the bigger, the better. And the more, the better, like earrings that are hoops within hoops or hoops dangling from hoops. The molded, sculpted hoop earrings are often all you need to give an outfit an instant blast of updated style.
Do the artsy thing
One of the best places to look for inspiration for your new spring jewelry is your local art museum. Look for sculptural designs, geometric shapes and tribal interpretations that’ll appeal to the inner artist inside you. These one-of-a-kind accessories will be treasures you’ll love for years.
You don’t have to get all choked up over jewelry this spring; there are plenty of longer necklace styles to get wrapped up in. Pendants, lariats, y-necklaces and even bolo designs are draping around stylish necklines. Initial necklaces, vintage charms and textured coins are also making a comeback.
Look to the sea
Watch for shell jewelry to be a big part of the spring and summer accessory scene. Whether it’s a pair of gold earrings in the shape of shells or a shell-studded cuff bracelet, the ocean and its tropical shores inspire all of us to give our jewelry wardrobe a little vacation and think of sunny days ahead.
The one and only
Create a one-of-a-kind jewelry look by wearing just one special earring — a gold chain dripping with emeralds, a stud of a giant star or diamonds dangling with feathers. Celebrate your own individual style, one earlobe at a time.
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