Break The Rules And Mix Your Metals

How do you accessorize in the morning? Do you pile it on, or are your jewels more carefully selected, each metal matching the next?

Somewhere at some point someone decided there should be an unwritten rule against mixing metallics. No gold and silver, no copper and bronze. Personally, I strongly believe that rules — especially fashion rules — were made to be broken and that jewels of all tones, piled high or minimally adorned, can look incredible together.

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

Silver, pewter, and copper pop against rich black velvet, with dashes of turquoise and gemstones sprinkled in for good measure. Make your hands the focal point of your look by choosing rings in a variety of sizes and shapes, and stacking statement bracelets on top of a unique handpiece.

Get the look: Hexagon Stone Ring, Desert Ghost Ring, Stone Cluster Square Ring, Lateefa Cuff, Shine and Stud Cuff, Three Points Hand Chain, Mix N Match Midi Ring Set, Queen Of Diamonds Burnout Mini.

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

If you’re new to the metallic mix, choose pieces that incorporate a variety of metals in their design. Silver inlaid with gold, gemstones against copper, rings sparkling with brightly colored pearls, all play off each other to create an assemblage of color and texture. Like sculpture for your hands.

Get the look: Open Crescent Ring, Hexagon Stone Ring, Desert Ghost Ring, Stacking Ring Trio, Shapes Midi Rings, Silver Shield Statement Necklace, Chainmail CuffShine and Stud Cuff, Circle in the Sand Tee.

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

Mixing Metals

A stack of statement bracelets becomes one when you choose unique shapes and cuts that compliment one another. These three fit together as if they were made that way, creating the illusion of a major statement piece.

Get the look: Theurgy Ring, Etched Band Ring, Zuma Ring, Time Keeper Quartz Bracelet, Theurgy Cuff, Moon Open Palm Cuff, Golden Nugget Top.

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meg
5 years ago

So pretty and earthy. I love the way the metals look together.

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Sara
5 years ago

Definitely a great rule to break – I think jewelry looks best when it’s all piled on in a complementary way!

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I used to be very OCD about mixing metals but now that I have a silver infinity ring and a silver bracelet that I wear every day I’ve embraced mixing metals!

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5 years ago

I think it’s a great way to spice up the accesories. I like how silver and gold go together, and also that kind of rose gold it’s really nice when you combine it with other metals :)

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5 years ago

I’m so in love with all of this jewelry!

5 years ago

I heard a great song by a little indie songstress on myspace years ago, and she sang about how her grandmother would wear silver on one hand and gold on the other – always loved that. It’s so hard for me to mix my metals.

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Alexandra
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Aman
5 years ago

ahhhh so lovely!
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5 years ago

LOVE seeing my Chained Turquoise ring front and center in this post! <3

5 years ago

I wear whatever I want but I do tend to match metals out of habit. I’m going to have to stop that, though! There honestly isn’t any good reason for it. Fashion rules really are meant to be broken.
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Sabra
5 years ago

Loved this main picture so much had to make it my desktop picture. <3

5 years ago

Looks lovely! One of my favorite rules to break!

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nadine
5 years ago

I love that tattoo on her arm!! Wonder what it is?

5 years ago

This was always a stupid rule! Especially for those of us with neutral toned skin. Gorgeous looks and photos FP!

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5 years ago

Love the jewellery. so beautiful! some days i want to pile everything on like that but then i hold back and go with my favourites. one day ill have the courage!

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5 years ago

I love this post very much.please keep sharing of knowledges with us.

3 years ago

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1 year ago

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