4 Outdated Jewelry Trends and 4 That Are Right on the Money

Erin Fitzpatrick
·3 min read

I think many of you would agree that jewelry is the most personal of fashion purchases. Everyone wears jewelry differently—some people might wear a certain ring or bracelet 24/7, while others only put something on for a special occasion. Some might wear cherished family heirlooms, while others revel in experimenting with of-the-moment trends. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, one thing's for sure: jewelry holds a special place in every fashion lover's heart.

I recently mined Instagram to discover what jewelry trends stylish women are and aren't wearing right now, and I came away with some fascinating findings. That said, keep in mind that jewelry trends come and go, so certainly anything that is less popular right now could come back in the future. What goes around comes around, after all. Scroll down to see what's in and out right now.

Less Popular: Simple Stud Earrings

More Popular: Unconventional Pearls

Completedworks Tra-La-La Pearl and 14kt Gold-Vermeil Earrings ($305)

I wish someone would buy me these stunners for Christmas.

Pearl Octopussy Mini Oysters Silver-Plated, Crystal and Faux Pearl Earrings ($180)

The only thing I like better than these earrings is the brand's name.

Beck Jewels Baroque Pearl Anchor Chain ($390)

Such a beautiful yet subtle statement.

Eliou Maraba Necklace ($250)

I love the unexpected pop of red.

& Other Stories Rhinestone Pearl Hanging Earrings ($49)

Zoom holiday party, anyone?

Erdem Mismatched Faux-Pearl Earrings ($184)

I'm obsessed with mismatched earrings.

Etro Pomegranate Faux-Pearl and Metal Drop Earrings ($195)

So cute.

Simone Rocha Imitation Pearl Drop Earrings ($193)

It's not every day that Simone Rocha is on sale.

Less Popular: Plastic and Lucite Jewelry

More Popular: Heritage Designer Keepsakes

Cartier Love Earrings in Yellow Gold ($3900)

Cartier Love Earrings are such a classic choice.

Chanel Earrings ($425)

Long live Chanel logos.

What Goes Around Comes Around Chanel Gold Cc Necklace ($2100)

The kind of thing you'll pass down to your granddaughter.

Bvlgari Divas' Dream Bracelet ($1420)

This beautiful bracelet is one of Bvlgari's best sellers.

Less Popular: Shell Necklaces

More Popular: Initial Necklaces

Pacharee Alphabet Gold-Plated Pearl Necklace ($625)

This one combines two trends: pearls and initial necklaces.

Stone and Strand Alphabet 14-Karat Gold Pearl Necklace ($245)

I love the pearl punctuation.

Roxanne Assoulin Initial This Gold-Plated and Enamel Necklace ($65)

This is such a fun under-$75 option.

Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry Emmanuelle Initial Necklace ($154)

You can never go wrong with gold.

Stone and Strand Alphabet 14-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace ($325)

Pick your poison.

Mateo Initial 14-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace ($595)

These diamond necklaces are so pretty.

Less Popular: Monochrome

More Popular: Mixing Colors and Materials

Roxanne Assoulin Rainbow Daisy Bracelet ($50)

Roxane Assoulin has cornered the market when it comes to colorful jewelry.

Timeless Pearly Mismatched Glass & 24kt Gold-Plated Hoop Earrings ($419)

Mismatched earrings are so fun.

& Other Stories Square Stone Pendant Ring ($29)

This ring certainly looks more expensive than its $29 price tag.

Marni Resin Earrings ($350)

Such a joyful color combo.

Timeless Pearly Pearl Pendant and Beaded Necklace ($431)

Why let kids have all the fun with rainbow-colored jewelry?

Roxanne Assoulin Everythings Coming Up Daisy Rings ($60)

These daisies are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Shashi Carlita Bracelet ($25)

I love these cheery colors.

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This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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