Jewelry Trends

Think bold, random and asymmetrical this year. Big and vintage necklaces, enormous rings with big, faceted gemstones are perfect places to show off newly acquired trinkets. As far as earrings are concerned, long, dangly earrings with geometric designs incorporating loops and chain are back in style.

Pearl is a really popular jewelry component this summer, but it works any time of year. You'll see it in colors ranging from subtle pastels to brighter and bolder shades, all with that deep iridescent glow that pearl is so famous for. It's the perfect time to try one of these pearl necklaces and bracelets.

A surprising trend in today's market is the growing popularity of alternative white metals, palladium, stainless steel, titanium and tungsten, are set to explode in the jewelry industry. That's how a number of industry expert describe the expanding number of jewelry lines using precious-metal palladium and other white metals- stainless steel, titanium and tungsten- as alternatives to platinum, sterling silver and white gold. Palladium, especially, is making big impact. Meanwhile stainless steel and titanium sales are expanding, primarily in men's jewelry and wedding jewelry.

Fast-changing trends, fashion jewelry and accessories have become an integral part of everyday attire. The market is experiencing tremendous change under the impact of hi-lo styles, the wearable technology trends and self-expressive street ware fashion. With rising personal incomes, confident shoppers continue to spend heavily on accessories in order to stay hip and unique.