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Jewelry trends & tips - Holidays 2016

Everything you need for creating your holiday jewelry collection

17/08/2016
Jewelry trends & tips - Holidays 2016

It may be mid-summer now, but before you know it, the Christmas season will be here, together with the cold weather, snow, festive decorations and colorful sweaters! Christmas, like many other traditions, brings together so many things that we love and cherish like family get-togethers and gift giving!

 

There is no doubt that Christmas is the most popular holiday of the year, not only because of the festive atmosphere, and the fun gifts we get to give to our loved ones and get back from them in return but also because of the magical atmosphere it spreads around the world!

 

As a jewelry designer, this is the perfect opportunity for you to create a stunning and memorable Christmas jewelry line, especially since jewelry is one of the best ways for people to express their love, respect, and recognition for their close ones.


This would be the perfect time to plan your Christmas sales season. It means not only planning and designing your jewelry line, but also think of the way you can bring the spirit of the holiday to your spot in the market, your online or real shop with decorations, colors and wrapping materials that will make the best interment to your new Christmas jewelry you will be making.

 


Creating versatile jewelry lines
There are many places you can take your Christmas jewelry line to, in terms of design and style. Think of the things you would like to have, and what will make your customers most excited to have. Follow your vision and create a truly wonderful Christmas collection, that will stand out.

 

You can create a delicate collection for those looking for jewelry with a classic style. It can be a nice Christmassy pendant with a long chain, snowflake earrings with one shiny crystal, a delicate metal chain bracelet with a centered charm. The best plating for this line would be nickel, Shiny silver or Rose gold.

 

 

You can also create a cool, stylish jewelries made with Christmas symbols such as reindeer or angel wing pendants, Santa, candy cane and Christmas tree charm bracelet, for people how love this holiday and would love to wear all of these fun and poppy look.

 

You can create a more urban trendy look, and create a jewelry line that is inspired by the white, gray and black colors of the winter and use nickel plated snowflake pendants with black plated chains, and sparkly SW crystals. Play with silver and white colors of metal and crystals with same other black elements that will add a drama and gothic appeal to the jewelry.

 

On ether idea for a Christmas jewelry line is to create with the colorful and cheerful reds and green theme of Christmas! From Rudolf pendants, Christmas earrings and necklaces embedded with the classic green color of emerald or one Siam red crystal. Sometimes you don’t need to work on the same thing so much, You can use just one of these colors as the main element and it will instantly become a beautiful Christmas item.

  

Stay trendy
Here are some tips you can use to create a Christmassy yet new and fashionable jewelry line to offer your clientele this Christmas:

 

Metallic: Metallic is always a good idea, especially during the Christmas season, but this year it's also on the top of every Fashionista's wish list. You can Create metallic jewelry pieces plated in gold or nickel and embedded with metallic color effect SW crystals. A metallic and fashionable edgy pieces of jewelry for her to wear on a night out.

 

Chokers: You can't create jewelry in 2016 without designing at least 2-3 types of chokers as they are probably the most fashionable item to make a comeback from the 90's. You can make them from a satin, silk or lace ribbon and add a special Christmas pendant for the holiday season for her to wear to her all day long.

 

Rose gold: Another very popular coating this year, the rose gold will also go perfectly with your Christmas jewelry line. You can use it to create a more delicate and simple items as its rosy shade really do make it stand out, for her to wear to the family Christmas dinner.

 

 

Shimmering and festive look
There is nothing as perfect as sparkly crystals and stones for your Christmas jewelry line. Everyone knows that Christmas jewelry has to be festive and shiny, and to create this look all you need is to combine the right crystals in the right colors!


For a clean and white look, you can use the classic white Swarovski pearls, clear crystal, moonlight, silver shade, white opal, AB (Aurore Boreale) and white patina crystals.

 

You can also use the SW crystals with the shimmering metallic effect such as Silver patina, Gold patina, Comet argent, Metallic light gold, Dorado and more.

 

Another great option is using really light shades of blue and purple that will add a perfect magical touch of cool winter colors: Light Amethyst, Violet, Light sapphire, Air blue opal, Light Azure, Aquamarine and Vitrail light.

 

 

Keep in mind that creating the perfect Christmas jewelry line requires a substantial amount of manufacturing time, which is why we recommend you begin designing your Christmas jewelry line starting today so that you don't get hold up in the last minute. And remember, Christmas may come around every year, but you can always find new and exciting ways to create impressive trendy pieces of jewelry that your customers will love!

 

Have fun creating!
GITA team.

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