No matter your gender, an assortment of timeless pieces for your jewelry collection adds personality and flair to your outfits. The selections you choose for home, work, or play tell everyone you encounter a brief story about you and your inspiration. If you want to revamp your style or begin afresh, here’s an excellent list of common pieces to build your jewelry collection around.
Everyday jewelry pieces are the pieces you never take off. Your family and coworkers will easily identify you with these items right out of the gate. This selection will look different for everyone depending on their sentiment, gender, and preference. Some great starter pieces include:
- Dainty chained necklaces that hold sentimental value
- Diamond-studded earrings
- Wedding or promise rings
There comes a time amid the day-to-day shuffle that we must elevate our outfits. Weddings, charity events, religious gatherings, galas—the list goes on and on. Once you select the perfect ensemble, the jewelry you add will complete the look. A few common pieces to build your jewelry collection around when considering special occasions include:
- Tennis bracelets or chains
- Pendant necklaces
Seasonal pieces in your collection will only meet the needs of a specific time or place. You’ll only wear these items at varying times of the year, so you don’t need many. Most jewelry-wearers will choose pieces for their favorite seasons or holidays, such as:
- Holiday-themed earrings (hearts, pumpkins, snowflakes, etc.)
- Themed brooches
Statement pieces boldly portray your personality. They reflect a strong sense of being. If you decide to buy a statement chain, there are a few things to know before buying your first one. A potential drawback of having statement items in your collection is having too many options or the possibility of wearing too many at once. Therefore, something to consider when you’re building this portion of your assortment is keeping it simple. Some timeless favorites that people often select include:
- Chain necklaces (rope, Cuban, tennis)
- Diamond-clustered rings
What’s important to remember when it comes to an individual jewelry collection is that you can have fun and be creative. What works for you may not work for others, and that’s okay. Give your personality permission to step forward and let loose with the details—build a collection genuinely unique to who you are.