Business Insider asked stylists and jewelers to share which jewelry trends are in and out for 2024.
Yellow gold is winning people over, and mixed metals continue to trend.
On the other hand, minimalist trends and logo jewelry are both fading in popularity.
Business Insider asked two stylists and two jewelers which jewelry styles are in and out for 2024.
Here's what the experts said.
Two-tone metals are here to stay.
You'll continue to see the mixed-metals trend that this year, according to Abingdon Mullin, jeweler, CEO, and founder of Abingdon Co.
Devoted silver and gold fans can rest assured knowing that the days of being limited to one metal are over.
"More than ever, we're seeing two-tone pieces that artfully combine contrasting metals in a harmonious way," the jeweler told BI.
Long-lasting classics are becoming more popular.
According to Nolan Meader, celebrity stylist and fashion editor, lower-end costume jewelry is being exchanged for better quality classics.
Instead of investing in pieces that discolor after one or two wears, people seem to be spending more wisely on jewelry this season.
"Simple, classic designs like hoop earrings, diamond studs, diamond bangles, line bracelets, and diamond or gemstone solitaire pendants are the little black dresses of the jewelry department," he told BI, "always chic and appropriate."
Yellow gold is back in a big way.
Trends from the 1970s are still coming back, according to Meader. On the jewelry front, that translates to outsized yellow-gold jewelry designs.
The stylist suggested trying chunky retro link and cuff bracelets or curb-style chains in 14-karat or 18-karat gold to embrace the trend.
Unconventional stacks are winning people over.
Stackables continue to be popular, according to Gigi Lovond, jeweler for Steven Singer Jewelers. But this year, Mullin told BI that layering is taking on a new look.
"I'm personally a huge proponent of pushing the boundaries of layering jewelry in new and unusual ways," Mullin said. "From two-watch wrist stacks to bold necklace layering, 2024 will prove that less isn't always more."
Pearls are making a comeback this year.
Pearls exhibit the grandmillennial style and are sure to command the attention of anyone who's into the old-money aesthetic, according to Meader.
Lovond said edgier pearl designs — like big chunky pearls — are also appearing on runways.
"They are bold and add a little bit of romance to any outfit," Lovond told BI.
On the other hand, minimalist jewelry is falling.
It's all part of the wide-reaching movement toward bigger, more eye-catching styles.
"Go for something bolder and less delicate, like swapping in statement earrings in place of small studs," the stylist told BI.
Watches are being replaced by jewelry/watch combinations.
According to Mullin, the combination of jewelry and watches is becoming very popular — for instance, a watch that's designed like a bracelet or a necklace that has a pendant watch in it.
"Turning your watch into a piece of jewelry is becoming so popular right now, and it's making the industry so creative," the jeweler said. "It's exciting to see so much 'out-of-the-box' thinking in design."
Say goodbye to gender-specific jewelry.
"We're moving toward a world of self-expression residing outside the gender binaries and it's high time our accessories do the same," Mullin told BI.
From watches to earrings, the jeweler predicted that fashion and gender will continue to separate from each other in refreshing ways this year.
The rose-gold trend has come to an end.
"There's an almost ironic feeling to saying that the sun is setting on the dominance of rose gold, but every trend must come to an end (at least for a while)," Kenger told BI.
This year, the sky's the limit when it comes to metals.
Consider trying yellow gold, white gold, or mixed-metal pieces for a new and fresh look, according to the stylist.
Logo jewelry has seen its day.
The old-money aesthetic has a younger generation finding joy in more discrete trends, according to Meader. This means less brash and in-your-face logos.
"Think more pearls, gold, tennis bracelets, and diamond studs," the stylist told BI.
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