With the weather growing colder and the holiday season approaching, you may be looking for a way to upgrade your jewelry collection this winter. Jewelry draws attention, acts as a conversation piece and makes the perfect gift too. Read on to learn how to spruce up your winter jewelry style.
Customize Your Wedding or Engagement Ring
The holidays are a popular time for proposals, and winter weddings have the potential to be magical. Keeping that in mind, consider adding a custom engagement or wedding ring to you or your soon-to-be spouse’s collection.
Mark’s Diamonds offers a wide selection of setting options and exquisite diamonds, allowing you to design a unique and beautiful ring. Engagement and wedding rings are lasting symbols of love and devotion. Creating a custom ring lets you express your feelings and make the occasion even more memorable.
Invest in a New Watch
Watches are not always considered jewelry, but a well-designed timepiece is both functional and ornamental. In fact, watches should be both to keep up with changes in technology. Most people have a smartphone with a built-in clock, and they take their phones everywhere they go. There are apps that act like compasses, star charts and almost anything else you can imagine.
One part of a watch that a smartphone cannot replace is its appearance. Try as it might, even a smartwatch cannot compete with a Rolex when it comes to style and image. If you are looking to upgrade or start your jewelry collection this winter, consider purchasing a luxury watch.
Layer Your Necklaces
Why choose between quality and quantity when you can have both? Layering your necklaces adds texture and depth to a look. A mix of pendant shapes and sizes as well as lengths can quickly become the focal point of your outfit.
Create unique layered looks out of necklaces you already have, purchase a layered necklace set or find entirely new necklaces that complement each other. Layering your necklaces is a fun way to express your creativity, and it also gives you an excuse to go jewelry shopping.
Stack Your Rings
Along the same principle as layering your necklaces, upgrade your jewelry collection by stacking rings. Wearing several rings on the same finger amplifies even the thinnest of bands, pairing boldness and delicacy in an eye-catching, stylish way. As with necklaces, use your existing rings or shop for new ones. As we will discuss in the next section, do not be afraid to mix your metals either. White and yellow gold contrast attractively when worn together.
New Takes on the Classics
While upgrading and modernizing is not necessarily the same, it can be if you do it right. For proof, you only have to look at these modern takes on classic jewelry.
Pearls have been popular for years, and no jewelry collection is complete without a string of them. However, younger women might not be comfortable wearing a classic string of pearls frequently. They might be afraid of looking more matronly than vintage or think of pearls as something their mother or grandmother would wear.
If you are hesitant to incorporate pearls into your jewelry collection, consider upgrading the idea with necklaces that feature between one and three pearls, pearls that are not white in color or oblong-shaped pearls.
Mixing the metals you are wearing no longer looks sloppy or careless. Now, it is a modern way to combine different metals as long as you find balance. White and yellow gold are a popular combination to start with, but any metals you like will work.
Stack or layer separate pieces made of different metals. Look for an individual piece of jewelry made from two or more metals. Rings and earrings made with white, rose and yellow gold act as considerable upgrades to your jewelry collection.
Hint at the Perfect Gift
Telling the people in your life what you want for the holidays removes some of the stress of buying gifts and ensures you will not be disappointed. However, it ruins the surprise. That does not mean you have to choose between receiving the perfect gift and the delight of opening something unexpected. Instead, hint at what you want.
Hints are not rude if they are subtle or seem accidental. Most people are grateful for the ideas. Additionally, they will feel clever for finding a gift they know you will love. Hinting at the perfect gift helps you ensure everyone’s holidays are truly happy.