When it’s cold outside, the last thing you want to put against your skin is cold metal. And your big chunky scarves and coats are going to hide your pretty, dainty jewelry. So things like statement rings and long mala necklaces are going to be your go-to for layering.
It’s also time to start thinking about what to offer in your shop as the perfect Christmas gifts for women (if you sell your jewelry).
Here are the top 8 types of jewelry women are wearing in the colder months.
1. Wrap Bracelets
Wrap bracelets are easy and fun to make! They’re also a great product to offer your customers for customization as you can choose from a variety of beads and gemstones.
Check out this cool wrap bracelet tutorial by Running with Sisters!
2. Fabric Chokers
The last thing you want is a cold metal choker against your skin in 20 degree weather. Fabric chokers would be much more comfortable!
Learn how to use ribbon clamps in this tutorial by Sew 4 Home!
3. Statement Rings
When you’re wearing layers of coats and sweaters it can be tough to see rings on the hand. So try big statement rings to make an impact with your jewelry during the fall and winter seasons.
Brooches are going to be your best friend! You can pin them on top of all the layers, on your hat or use it to pin your scarf together.
Check out this easy brooch making tutorial by Homemade Gifts Made Easy!
5. Stud Earrings
This is the only dainty jewelry type I see women wearing during the fall and winter months. They won’t get caught up in all your layers, and they still peek through, even if you’re wearing your hair down.
Here’s an easy stud earrings tutorial by Happiness is Creating!
6. Short Pearl Necklaces
I think a nice princess length pearl necklace looks great with a sharp wool trench coat and white button up. You just can’t go wrong with a classic pearl necklace.
Learn to make a classic pearl necklace by Tuesday Stitches!
7. Leather Band Watches
Leather is such a rich, warm material that goes beautifully with our fall and winter wardrobes. And a watch can easily take a casual look and elevate it.
Here’s a watch strap tutorial (caution: not for beginners) by Primer Magazine.
8. Long Mala Necklaces
I think it’s so boho chic to see a long tassel mala necklace dangling underneath a chunky knit scarf in the fall.
Learn to make your own DIY mala necklace from Yogi Approved!
I know you all are waiting for me to put out more of my own jewelry tutorials in copper electroforming and silversmithing, and they are definitely coming, but in the meantime, I wanted to share some love of some other jewelers out there sharing their knowledge!
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