Fashion Jewelry Sets
The convenience of fashion jewelry sets are surpassed only by their beauty. They not only save you the trouble of searching for something to go with this pair of earrings or that necklace, but they can be worn with and complement your unrelated items of bling. Made of every precious gem from rubies to diamonds to cubic zirconia, there’s a jewelry set that’s just right for you.What types and styles of jewelry sets are available?
Jewelry sets that are available include bridal jewelry sets, sets for bridesmaids, earring sets, and bracelet sets. The styles include:
- Bollywood. This lavish style is worn by the movie stars of the Indian subcontinent. These pieces are characterized by bib necklaces featuring masses of jewels and filigreed precious metals. The earrings are often the chandelier type.
- Art Deco
- Native American
- South Indian
The types of necklaces in these jewelry sets include bib, which cover the upper part of the chest; eye-catching statement necklaces; chokers, which are between 14 and 16 inches long; rope chains; and collars, which are between 12 and 14 inches long.
Concho necklaces have flat, silver, decorative disks added to them.
Necklaces can also have pendants, have many strands, or their strands can be woven or twisted together. They can be fringed or contain bear clusters of jewels, too.
Princess necklaces are about 18 inches long and are often encrusted with diamonds, rhinestones, and other gems.
Riviéres are made up of graduated gemstones. The larger ones are in front, and they grow smaller toward the back of the neck.
Snake necklaces are available, as are sautoirs, which are very long pendant necklaces.What types of gemstones make up the jewelry?
The variety of gemstones that can go into the jewelry sets are nearly uncountable. They include real and faux pearls in white and other colors, diamonds, clear and multi-colored cubic zirconia, rhinestones, and crystal. Jewelry, whether it's a ring or a bracelet, can sport rubies, sapphires, emeralds and turquoise, as well. They can have hematite, a dark gray gem with a metallic luster, rainbow stone, which is a type of fossilized shell full of dazzling colors, and amber. Amber is a fossilized resin. Sometimes prehistoric insects or leaves can be found within amber. Other jewels are citrine, which is a yellow quartz and topaz.What types of materials make up the jewelry sets?
Jewelry sets for special occasions, like a wedding or a holiday party, are made from a range of materials. These include metal and non-metal sets. The metal used in sets are:
- Sterling silver
- Gold plate
- Silver plate
- Stainless steel
- Gold filled
- Yellow gold
- Platinum plate
Non-metal materials used are:
- Abalone shells