12 Vintage Jewelry Design Pieces That You Should Check Out
Jewelry is an absolute fashion staple for every woman all across the globe. Not that it makes a stunning ornament to spice up your look, it is also a statement that talks about your lifestyle. Jewelry pieces give a sense of inexplicable fulfillment that embraces a desirable lifestyle which is why the demand for it is great. Whether you choose to go for exquisite diamonds or stunning colored gemstones, there surely is a specific design for you. The demand for intricately-crafted jewelry is high that’s why more and more designers are taking their creativity to the next level. We are pretty sure that if you are a fashion enthusiast, you have already come across millions of new designs that grace the runway. From crystal-encrusted cuffs to full metal necklaces – jewelry designs have become much modern.
However, the beauty of jewelry is that it’s not like clothing trends that moves under a very fast pace. The magic of jewelry is its timelessness. If you think about the enchanting golden bangles the Egyptians used to wear back in the ancient times, you’ll figure out how stunning it can still be today. In this article, we are going to show you a list of gorgeous vintage jewelry designs that you seriously need to hunt for.
#1 Gemstone-encrusted Ear Cuff
Ear cuffs are deemed unconventional and it usually requires a specific outfit or occasion in order to be worn. Nevertheless, a vintage ear cuff is an instant statement that transforms your look, regardless of how plain your makeup it. Let’s take it from Cara Delevingne’s vintage ear cuff encrusted with a mix of clear quartz, baguette-cut and round-cut diamonds. The vintage piece is a standalone winner – no fancy hairstyle needed.
#2 Oversized Chrysocolla Dangling Earrings
This beautiful oversized dangling earrings is definitely a must-have this summer season. Aren’t you getting major tropical vibes from this stunning dangling earrings from Uterque?! This vintage piece is quite a stunner on its own and can definitely be worn many years from now. Its Chrysocolla embellishments add class and elegance to the piece; making it a one of a kind design. Additionally, it perfectly complements a classic white top or an abstract boho dress! What a flexible design.
#3 Stacked Vintage Coin Necklace
There’s this very alluring appeal stack necklaces make when done with style. While it is true that it may be a little hard to work with most types of accessories in terms of stacking them, you can never go wrong with vintage pendant necklaces. These pressed gold coin pendants can definitely be worn alone if you wish to give it a more simple and basic approach. However, this type of gold vintage necklace pieces are the easiest to pair with other types of necklaces. Stack it with a choker, pearl necklace, long chain necklace… you name it! It fits and it truly fits great! This type of vintage necklace style goes very well with plunging necklines and V-neck cuts. More white clothing ideas here: Clean and Crisp White Dress Outfits You Can Copy This Summer
#4 Egyptian-style Bib Necklace
How can we even skip statement necklaces? A bib necklace is one of the most classic forms of vintage jewelry. Its history stems from the ancient Egyptian royals that ruled thousands of years ago! Even men would wear them back then! It was very hard for us to pick one amazing bib necklace to include in this list. We decided to feature this gorgeous vintage black and gold statement piece from Ralph Lauren because of its timeless elegance. The possibilities of wearing this with any outfit you desire is endless!
#5 Georgian Antique Rings
For vintage rings, you honestly don’t even have to shop for them. Just go through your mom or grandmom’s stash and you will surely spot an antique ring! These Georgian antique rings can either be stacked or worn alone. Wither way, the design is truly stunning on its own! For vintage rings, blurry stones and metals with less shine give a more distinct appeal. Check out these breathtaking designs by Brilliant Earth.
#6 Gold-plated Cuff
Vastly popular among supermodels and celebrities, the classic vintage gold cuff is never leaving the fashion scene anytime soon. We personally love the details and texture of this gold cuff designed by vintage jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane.
#7 Serpent Wrap Necklace
Feeling a bit edgy and wild? Take it from Jessica Biel’s eye-widening serpent wrap necklace. It perfectly suits her strapless silver Marchesa gown as the vintage serpent necklace itself is an overall accessory. The astonishing necklace is by luxury maison, Bulgari.
#8 Eye Love Cameo Pendant
Ana Katarina is a jewelry designer that no vintage jewelry collector should ever miss. Her designs are rich in culture and tradition, inspired by her humanitarian travel experiences. One of her most notable designs is this Eye Love Cameo pendant that truly captures a distinct traditional interpretation of evil and eye – hence the name. The details are intricate and truly a vintage piece to collect.
#9 Signature Chanel Pearl Necklace Layers
Of course, there’s no way we’ll miss Chanel in the list. If we are talking about vintage jewelry, nothing is more iconic than Coco Chanel’s signature stack of pearl necklaces. All in different length and design, pearls have a loud vintage touch that lives up as a statement in many eras. It’s gorgeous on whatever attire you wish to flaunt! Laid-back or formal, you can never go wrong with Chanel!
#10 Matching Beaded Drop Earrings and Cuff
Since summer is right here, we are including another tropical jewelry set in the list. This matching vintage cuff and drop earrings are from Dannijo’s Spring/Summer collection 2013. Looking at how carefully crafted the details are, this set is truly a unique piece that will absolutely complete your summer boho fashion. Every bead, crystal and gemstone are handcrafted – all ranging from an eclectic range of stylish vintage designs.
#11 Dramatic Statement Dangling Earrings
Gucci is bordering the lines of the mid 60s to 2017 in its newer collections. From the clothing pieces to the the intricate details of the accessories, the whole fashion coordinate is an elaborate vintage art. Gucci showcased a lot of great vintage pieces in this year’s collection but we can’t help but adore this dramatic statement dangling earrings right here! Its Victorian design, along with colorful gemstones, truly embraces the chic side of vintage jewelry!
#12 Multi-layered Diamond Crust Bib Necklace
Lastly is this multi-layered bib necklace encrusted with different cuts of crystals and fine metal folds. If you are up for something more adventurous and eye-catching, this gorgeous vintage piece is worth a space in your jewelry arsenal!
Did you like this list of vintage jewelry pieces? If you wish to see more about styling different types of jewelry, check out How to Dazzle Up Your Outfit with Jewelry. Let us know in the comments below which one of these vintage pieces do you like best!