Types of Jewelries

Types of Earrings
Types of Necklaces
Types of Rings
Types of Bracelets

Bracelets

Bangle Bracelet

Bangle

Large, stiff, rigid ring that is worn around the wrist, arm or ankle, usually from metal, wood or plastic, has no clasp, opening and , pendants or other ornaments hanging from them

Cuff Bracelet

Cuff

Type of inflexible, solid bangle without opening; don’t have clasps or any type of closure, wide cuffs have a bold, confident look

Wristwatch

Wristwatch

Combination of watch and bracelet

Gemstone Bracelet

Gemstone

Formed by a chain with different types of precious stones

Beaded Bracelet

Beaded

Consists one or several rows of beads, have a bohemian style and are very versatile

Strands Bracelet

Strands

Composed of multiple strands connected with a single clasp, the strands may have beads or gemstones embedded in them

Tennis Bracelet

Tennis

Consists a row of individually set and uniformly sized diamonds or other gemstones, it's classic and sophisticated.

Charm Bracelet

Charm

Bracelet with decorative pendants, beads, stones or trinkets depending on your mood and preferences. Some types are already in place when acquired by the owner, rather than a collection of charms gathered over time. 

Cage Cuff Bracelet

Cage Cuff

Open, delicate cuff style bracelet, usually use as statement bracelet

Leather Bracelet

Leather

Leather or suede, unisex, stylish bracelets that appeal mostly to the youth

Cable Bracelet

Cable

Single stainless steel cable formed, bangle style bracelets

Hinged Bracelet

Hinged

Fixed around the wrist by a spring type clasp that makes it easy to add to your wrist

Crossover Bracelet

Crossover

Bangle style bracelet made combination of two different elements crossing each other

Stretchy Bracelet

Stretchy

Stretchy, flexible bracelets that wrap around your wrist, made of beads or stones and end without a clasp

Open Bangle Bracelet

Open Bangle

Thin, bangle style bracelets with open ends at the front

Statement Bracelet

Statement

Large, mostly brass, oddly shaped , different style bracelets to make a statement

Chain Bracelet

Chain

Made of metal loops linked together to create a chain, metal, gold and silver ones have these have value and durability.

Friendship Bracelet

Friendship

Decorative, colorful, bracelets given between friends to symbolize their friendship, typically made of thread or string and are woven in any number of ways to create the pattern.

Slider Bracelet

Slider

Open style clasp through which a ribbon or chain can be passed. The front part of the slide is often very detailed while the rear has one or two bars somewhat like a buckle

Tipped Bracelet

Tipped

Simple bangle of woven stainless steel bracelets capped with stones, pearls, beads etc.

Link Bracelet

Link

Made by joining or linking a number of comparable constituents or pieces of jewelry by using variety of materials including metal and precious stones

Identification Bracelet

Identification

Simple chain bracelet that may have charms or a plate with a name or a message engraved on it

Wrap Bracelet

Wrap

A bracelet winds around the wrist once, twice, or many times, bead and leather wrap bracelets are very trendy

Affirmation Bracelet

Affirmation

Hold a message for the wearer, typically positive, inspiring words, quotes or messages that serve as a constant reminder to the wearer.

Toggle Clasp Bracelet

Toggle Clasp

These are not of any particular category but need to be mentioned because of the way they terminate, they have a toggle clasp ie a bar and a ring closure

Medical or Magnetic Bracelet

Medical or Magnetic

Magnetic bracelets are used for magnet therapy. Medical ID bracelets show person's special health condition for an emergency situation

Necklaces

Chain Necklace

Chain

Made of gold or silver loops linked together to create a chain

Choker Necklace

Choker

Close-fitting necklace worn around the neck, they are typically 13-15 inches in length, made of a variety of materials, including velvet, plastic, beads, leather and metal

Collar Necklace

Collar

Lies flat to the body rather than hanging freely, they are 12 to 14 inches in chain length

Lariat Necklace

Lariat

Long variation on the rope, without a clasp, often worn draped multiple times around the neck; the ends can be crossed over, looped or knotted in various ways. 

Festoon Necklace

Festoon

A wreath or garland of woven flowers, leaves, and branches, delicate chains are often paired with gemstones, pearls, and precious metals

Long Pendant

Long Pendant

Has a single focal piece in the front attached by a small loop to a necklace that is typically 22-24 inches in length

Locket Necklace

Locket

A pendant that opens to reveal a space used for storing a photo or momento, they come in many shapes such as ovals, hearts and circles and are usually made of precious metals such as gold or silver, they are very sentimental and personal

Religious Necklace

Religious

Feature a pendant or charm with a religious symbol like a cross, rosary, Star of David, crucifix and more. These necklaces can vary greatly in length, clasp style, and materials

Statement Necklace

Statement

Bold, intentionally large pieces with bulky pendants and ornate details

Short Pendant

Short Pendant

Has a single focal piece in the front attached by a small loop to a necklace that is typically 16-18 inches in length

Graduated Necklace

Graduated

A single-strand necklace made of beads that have a variation in size. The beads gradually get smaller as they go back and larger as they hang around your neck.

Solitarie Necklace

Solitarie

Necklace with a single diamond or gemstone set into a charm

Esclavage Necklace

Esclavage

Composed of three chains or strings of beads or jewels in which the chains or strings hang approximately equidistant from each other

Riviera Necklace

Riviera

Comprised one or two rows of of precious small gemstone links which are typically tapered in size, mostly diamonds set in 12-16 inch length white or yellow gold chain. The design is intended to emphasize the stones, links of the necklace are close together and not visible.

Princess Necklace

Princess

17-19 inches in length that lays between the lower neck and bust line, longer than a choker, but shorter than a matinee, often decorated the pendants or focal pieces, available in both heavy and light designs

Opera Necklace

Opera

Lengths varying from 26 to 36 inches worn as multiple strands and sits at the breastbone, they are perfect for dresses or blouses with deep necks. They can either be worn as a single strand, or paired with lots of other opera necklaces of varying lengths to create a multi-layered design

Multi Strand Necklace

Multi Strand

Multi-stringed beads or chains with same closing 

Thread Necklace

Thread

Casual style come in a variety of lengths, ranging from 14 inches 20 inches, made of colourful threads tied in knots and mostly paired with oxidised silver pendants, large beads, wood or metal.

Bib Necklace

Bib

A style of necklace that mimics a baby's bib, with a thick, broad section covers the chest and a thin cord going around the back of the neck.

Matinee Necklace

Matinee

Mid length, between 20 and 22 inches, sits at the bust line. It is about twice the length of a choker and often embellished with stones or beads. They are good for layering.

Rosary, Y Shaped Necklace

Rosary / Y Shaped

Y shaped necklace and has a chain ends with a charm

Plastron Necklace

Plastron

Heavy and worn close to the neck, covers the whole chest part of a body, can be both rigid and flexible, add intrigue and extravagance to any outfit you wear

Twisted Necklace

Twisted

Commonly made of beads with multiple strands that are often twisted around and can come in a variety of lengths and might have a charm dangling in the front

Rope Necklace

Rope

35 to 45 inches long with several knots, longer than opera length

Charm Necklace

Charm

Necklaces with decorative pendants, beads, stones or trinkets depending on your mood and preferences.

Beaded Necklace

Beaded

Made of plastic, acrylic, metal, wood, gems or crystals. They come in various sizes, with the smallest ones called seed beads.

Station Necklace

Station

Metal chain necklaces embellished with gemstones, shaped pieces of metal or other objects placed at specific points on the chain, adornments sit along a chain in stations

Tassel Necklace

Tassel

There are many types of colourful tassel necklaces combined with beads and chains, they create a bohemian look.

Lavalier Necklace

Lavalier

Consist of a slender chain with a small pendant that has decorative stones or elements hanging from it; 16 inch necklace right below the collarbone

Torque Necklace

Torque

Unique kind of necklace open in the back and comes to a point at the front. It is a solid necklace, usually made of metal and is worn close to the skin

Rings

Band Ring

Band

Simple ring uniform in width without a top

Statement Ring

Statement

Has an oversized stone in the center, may be surrounded by other stones or motifs

Eternity Ring

Eternity

A symbol of eternal love uniform in width and set with continuous rows of identically cut gemstones or diamonds

Triple, Puzzle Ring

Triple / Puzzle

Ring formed by three band rings that intersect with each other

Solitaire Ring

Solitaire

Large or small single stone, usually a diamond, set in a mount of yellow/white gold or platinum

Charm  Ring

Charm

Ring with charm applied on top

College,Class,Graduation  Ring

College/Class/Graduation

Worn by students to commemorate their graduation, generally for a college or university

Dome Ring

Dome

Made from a spoon, was used as wedding ring by servants who could not afford the jewelry

Anniversary Band Ring

Anniversary Band

A ring where diamonds or gemstones are set 1/3 or 1/2 of the way around the perimeter of the band. The stones are usually set in a channel or a prong setting. The band itself can be uniform in width or it can be tapered.

Antique Ring

Antique 

A collectible ring that is valuable because of its age and quality

Birthstone Ring

Birthstone 

A slender ring featuring precious or semi-precious gemstones that are associated with the specific month of a person’s birth.

Claddagh Ring

Claddagh 

A traditional Irish / Celtic ring design featuring two hands holding a crowned heart. The hands represent friendship, the heart represents love, and the crown represents loyalty.

Cluster Ring

Cluster 

Multiple diamonds or gemstones of various sizes fashioned together in one setting, or a ring containing a central, main gemstone with numerous smaller stones accenting it.

Cocktail Ring

Cocktail 

Large, dramatic ring that rises considerably off the finger, set with many large, colored imitation gems and smaller faux diamonds

Station,Flush Ring

Station/Flush

Gemstones into a drilled hole in the band of the ring at specific points as in stations

Engagement Ring

Engagement 

A ring traditionally given to a woman by her fiancee as a symbol of his commitment to marry, usually set of diamond and/or gemstones. 

Halo Ring

Halo 

A ring featuring a central diamond or gemstone framed by many smaller diamonds or gemstones

Nugget Ring

Nugget 

A raw chunk of precious metal, usually yellow gold, constitutes a rough, rocky texture on the surface of a gold band.

Spinner Ring

Spinner 

A ring with two or more bands, one comprises the base and the others acts as a spinning insert. It may be decorated with an intricate pattern or feature engravings.

Stack Ring

Stack 

Two or more bands that are meant to be worn together on the same finger. They can be identical or set with different stones, and their size may vary as well.

Wedding Band

Wedding Band

The complete circle of the band symbolizes everlasting love, white/yellow gold or platinum ring set with precious gemstones either on the inside or the exterior of the ring

Graphic Ring

Graphic

Personalized, thin, delicate, text-heavy rings.

Signet, Seal Ring

Signet/Seal

An emblematic ring, often bearing a family coat of arms, some of which are fit for use to imprint a wax seal. In the event a seal or at least a representation of a seal is on the ring, it is called a "seal ring".

Thumb Ring

Thumb

Traditionally it was worn by archers to protect their thumb during rapid firing, warn as a sign of power.

Wrap Ring

Wrap

Metal ring that spirals up your finger

Disconnected Ring

Disconnected

Rings have two open ends at the front

Baguette Ring

Baguette

Channel-set rings are ones where the stones inside are all set in a row, with no brackets in between

Glass Ring

Glass

Rings made of rainbow colors and variety of designs by glass craftsmanship

Chain Ring

Chain

Very thin/small that you can barely tell it’s made up of a chain until you’re in hand-holding distance

Mood Ring

Mood

A novelty ring which changes colour in response to body temperature, using a thermo chromic liquid crystal.

Promise Ring

Promise

A sign of commitment between two people, also called pre-engagement rings,  they are often viewed as more of a fashion piece while engagement rings have more classic styles.

Crossover Ring

Crossover

Combination of different band rings with same size but different materials crossing each other

Bypass Ring

Bypass

A ring that coils around the finger with the ends of the band passing each other on top

Beaded Ring

Beaded

Beaded rings are made by weaving beads onto threads or wires, the designs are various from simple to elaborate

Pave Ring

Pave

A setting that consists of a lot of small gemstones attached to the jewelry by droplets of metal. As a result, the surface of the piece with such a setting looks like it has been paved with diamonds or other stones.

Cathedral Ring

Cathedral

Metal arches are used to hold the diamond or other gemstone,they add extra height and make the center stone appear larger

Triology Ring

Triology

A cluster of three stones set along the hoop where the center stone is often larger, or set higher than the two other stones which are identical. The three stones symbolize the past, present (center stone), and future.

Tension  Ring

Tension

A ring in which the gemstone is held in place by pressure rather than prongs, a bezel or other mounting

Prong  Ring

Prong

Hold the stone with metal projections, usually four or six of them, although settings with more prongs are also made

Bezel Ring

Bezel

Surround the stone with a band of metal, fully or partially. Settings where only part of the stone’s outer edge is held by a metal band are referred to as partial bezel settings

Channel Ring

Channel

As the name suggests, hold stones in a channel made in the ring’s band.

Invisible Ring

Invisible

Hold the stone in a metal framework that is underneath the stone and is not visible from the top of the ring

Earrings

Stud earrings

Stud

Basic type of pierced earring that a gem or ornament is mounted on the front and held in place by a clutch back on the other side

Hoop earrings

Hoop

Different size and thickness of circular earrings

Drop earrings

Drop

Hang vertically from the ear, single or several pieces together or hoops

Dangle earrings

Dangle

Hang down vertically to below ear, they are larger, bulkier and free to move back and forth

Cluster earrings

Cluster

Stud style earrings, have decorative pieces made of number of stones or gems clustered together in a single enchanting composition

Jacket earrings

Jacket

Modern style, the front of the piece is a simple latch or stone to hold the earring in place while the main body sits behind the ear and hangs down

Huggies earrings

Huggies

Similar to hoops but smaller and sit tight on the ear, encircle the earlobes as fastening way

Chandeliers earrings

Chandeliers

Dangle earrings hanging below the ears and resemble a chandelier with multi-layered decorative pieces and an interweaving of multiple precious stones, sometimes with feathers

Tear Drop earrings

Tear Drop

Dangle earrings hang low down from the earlobe and has a stone or decoration shaped like a tear drop

Barbell earrings

Barbell

A long bar is connected either end by two studs or balls to hold it into place, they stretch from the lobe up to the top of the upper earlobe and require multiple piercings to fit in place

Threader earrings

Threader

Simple, long and thin chain threads through the ear and dangles down on both sides

Cuff earrings

Cuff

Covers the majority of the ear from the earlobe to the top and runs up the edge of the ear

Chain earrings

Chain 

Has layers of thin chains connected via piercing

Bajoran earrings

Bajoran

Combine several styles into one distinctive look, a thin, decorative chain links a lobe piercing to a cuff clip high on the shell of the ear

C Hoop earrings

C Hoop

Half hoops that forms a J or a C shape when seen from the side

Tassel earrings

Tassel

Layered, colorful, and free-flowing designs come in an array of materials such as silk, embroidery floss, beads and gold

Crawler earrings

Crawler

Begin at the base of the ear and climb upwards toward the top of your ear, designed as trailing flowers, golden constellations, or chain of gently curving diamonds

Cartilage earrings

Cartilage

Come in an array of designs, sizes, and shapes, such as thin bands, delicate gemstones and graphic shapes like stars and moons

Ball earrings

Ball

Shaped like a ball resting rests closely on earlobe like a stud earring, gold and pearl earrings are the popular ones

Diamond Stud earrings

Diamond Stud

Its a timeless and very elegant style that features minimalistic type single diamond that rests closely to the earlobe

Lobe earrings

Lobe

With a stud piercing through the lobe and an extended hook around the inner ear, the lobe earring wrap around the ear lobe

Clip On Earrings

Clip On

Two-part piece attached to the back of an earring, closed around the earlobe, using mechanical pressure to hold the earring in place.

Fish Hoop Earrings

Fish Hoop

A large hook like the fish hook that is big enough to hook and hang over the whole ear and dangles

Lever Back Earrings

Lever Back

An extension of the fish hook contain a lever that completes the hook and avoids slippage of the hook from the hole

Screw Back Earrings

Screw Back

Screwed onto the lobe, allow for exact adjustment, an alternative for those who find clips too painful

Magnetic Earrings

Magnetic

Magnetic earrings simulate the look of a (pierced) stud earring by attaching to the earlobe with a magnetic back that hold the earring in place on by magnetic force

Latch back Earrings

Latch back

Works with a hinge that opens and closes, most commonly used for hoop earrings and huggies

Push Back Earrings

Push Back

Most common backing style, has a small hole that slides onto the post

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