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10 Summer Jewelry Trends for 2015

Every new season has its own trends in the fashion world, and that includes jewelry and accessories, too! With summer approaching, here’s a quick guide the top 10 jewelry trends of the moment.

Find out the materials, styles and ways to wear jewelry that are as hot as this season’s weather!

Summer Jewelry Trends 2015

Stay totally on-trend by crafting your jewelry from these materials.

Wood

Wood jewelry is everywhere this summer, so channel your inner naturalist and create jewelry made from this basic supply. Wood slices, wooden beads, wood bangles and cut wooden shapes are all components you can put to good use. Keep the look natural by using the wood as is or giving it a simple stain rather than painting it.

Wooden Jewelry

Photos via Craftsy members Aimee Re, sewhavok, Elenda Beading and Banglewood Craft.

Stones

Natural stones are gorgeous, unique and incredibly popular this season. Like wood, they’re a natural material, and, depending on how they’re used, they can channel a Bohemian or an elegant vintage vibe. Wrap them with wire to form earrings or pendants, or mount them in settings as rings. No matter how you use them, they’re sure to be an eye-catching part of any summer outfit.

Natural Stone Jewelry

Photos via Craftsy members AgaDesigns, Desert Shine, Autumn Days and Kieran. 

Feathers and fur

Feathers and fur are natural materials too, and believe it or not, they’re having a moment in the fashion world. Since the hippie/boho style is popular this season, feathered earrings, necklaces and even bracelets are commanding attention on the runway as well as the street. As with most of this summer’s trends, it seems that bigger is better, so go wild!

Feather Jewelry

Photos via Craftsy members Andi T., KarenCre30818

Chains

Chains are a great way to add a tough and unexpected edge to an otherwise feminine outfit. Choose your favorite type of metal and create an accessory that pairs perfectly with a flowing skirt or floral top.

Chain Jewelry

Photos via Craftsy members Kimberlie, Jersica, Abby Hook and Dafna Dar.

These retro styles are making a comeback.

Hippie/Boho

As the preference for natural materials like wood, stones and feathers indicates, this summer is all about channeling nature and decades past to bring back a boho vibe. Earthy colors, hammered metals, animals, fringe and more are part of this casual look.

Hippie and Boho Style Jewelry

Photos via Craftsy members Beadworx, TjeCan, siggysbeads, and TjeCan

Vintage

If the hippie style isn’t enough of a throwback for you, the other popular style for Summer 2015 is total vintage. As in, imagine going through your grandmother or great-grandmother’s jewelry box and pulling out some of her favorite pieces. Pearls, lace, filigree and flowers are must-haves as you channel a time gone by.

Vintage Style Jewelry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos via Craftsy members TheSexyKnitter, welchaida485127, WhimsyJig, mokoandco

Take a look at the most popular types of necklaces, bracelets and earrings for the season.

Chokers

Chokers are making a comeback, but they’re not the velvet atrocities of the 90s. These are funky and fun, a mixture of vintage and modern that will make a statement no matter what outfit you pair them with.

Choker Necklaces

Photos via Craftsy members VickiRowe, ZaneyMae

Pendants

Long pendants are the other trend in necklaces, as they lend themselves perfectly to the boho style. The trick is to keep the dangle simple and natural and the chain/cord very long.

Long Pendant Necklaces

Photos via Craftsy members DeFactory, humblebeads, 

Earrings

Statement earrings this season emphasize the motto, “Bigger is better!” Funky geometric shapes paired with beads, hammered metal and even feathers are all totally on trend. Take a look at how each of these fits with either the popular boho or the vintage style.

Statement Earrings

Photos via Craftsy members Juichia Che, Saturday Sails, jhammerberg, AgaDesigns

Cuffs

Large cuffs are further proof that size matters this summer. Whether they’re made from beads, wire, resin, plastic, metal or wood, the key is that they make a major statement.

Cuff Bracelets

Photos via Craftsy members knoelle, Jodi Bombardier, My Three Metals, sewmom

What do you think of this season’s top 10 summer jewelry trends? Are they your style? What pieces could you make inspired by some of these ideas?

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3 Comments

Nevo

Hi there,
Really beautiful jewelry for this summer, I liked the colors!!
However, I personally know one designer that can fit here great 🙂
Smadar Edri.
You are welcome to take a look at her designs:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmadarEdri

Enjoy your summer.

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chander Lewis

I’m so in luv with this selection of wonderful art jewelry, I would like to learn how to design all of it . I don’t k now anything but I want to learn and I want to get all of the equip, to be able to learn and design and practice at home, it would be a blessing, open for comments and help please. I’m a disabled veteran and would like to utilize mu free time learning and design my own pieces

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chander Lewis

Thanks, I need to get started

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