Mixing Metal Colors When Wearing Jewelry
By Maury Kauffman
10/10/2023 at 10:49 AM
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This month let’s discuss mixing metal and colors when wearing fine jewelry. Mixing metals in jewelry can be very fashionable and is a popular trend in the fashion world. It adds a unique and modern twist to traditional jewelry styles and allows you to experiment with different colors and textures.
Here are some examples of how to mix metals in jewelry:
Yellow and white gold or platinum are the most classic combinations and they can be mixed in a variety of ways. For a simple look, pair a yellow gold necklace with a white gold pendant, or a white gold bracelet with a yellow gold charm. For a more layered look, stack multiple colors of gold necklaces or bracelets together.
Yellow gold and rose gold is another popular combination. These two metals have a similar warm undertone, so they look great together. Try pairing a yellow gold ring with a rose gold bracelet, or a yellow gold necklace with a rose gold pendant.
Mixed metal jewelry is also a great way to add visual interest to your look. Look for pieces that combine two or more different metals. For example, you could wear a bracelet that combines gold, silver, and copper, or a necklace that combines gold and pearls.
Don't be afraid to experiment. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to mixing metals. Just have fun with it and see what you like.
Here are a few tips to help you do it right:
Choose one metal color as the dominant color. This will help to ground your look and prevent it from looking too cluttered.
Choose pieces that have a similar style or finish. This will help to create a cohesive look.
Be consistent: If you’re mixing metals in a particular piece of jewelry, be consistent with the mix throughout the piece. This will make the mixing look intentional and cohesive.
Stick to a theme: Try to keep a consistent theme or style throughout your jewelry pieces. For example, if you are mixing silver and gold, choose pieces that have similar designs or a similar level of shine.
Consider the occasion: Mixing metals can be a great way to add some edginess to your everyday look, but may not be appropriate for more formal occasions.
Mix textures: Mixing different textures, such as matte and shiny metals, can add dimension to your jewelry and create a visually interesting look.
Balance it out: If you’re wearing a statement piece of mixed-metal jewelry, balance it out with simpler pieces that don’t clash with the overall look.
Don't overdo it: While mixing metals can create a stylish look, it’s important not to overdo it. Stick to two or three different metals at the most, to avoid overwhelming your overall look.
Consider your outfit: When choosing which metals to mix, consider the colors and tones in your outfit. If you are wearing warm-toned clothing, mixing gold and copper tones may complement your outfit best.
Ultimately, mixing metals in jewelry is a fun and fashionable way to experiment with your accessories and express your personal style.
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