Here at Hatton Garden, we’re ready to welcome 2013, and very excited about the new offerings that the jewellery industry has to offer (see our Jewellery trends for 2013 piece for more details)! However, in honour of the last twelve months, we’re also going to take a look back at some of the biggest jewellery trends of 2012 – which ones did you wear most?
A cross is a classic and time-honoured motif, and some may say that it never truly goes out of fashion. However, crosses were big business in the jewellery industry in 2012, with the style adorning everything from classic pendants to quirky rings.
Feathers were another big fashion hit in the jewellery area this year, especially during the summer months when feather hair extensions were also all the rage. Feathers were often hung from bracelets, necklaces and earrings to give a carefree, boho vibe, but it doesn’t look like they’ll be making a re-appearance any time soon, as they left the shelves in favour of more sturdy styles as the winter months drew in.
One 2012 trend which looks like it might hang around for 2013 is statement jewellery – big, bold pieces with fun designs or colours. Geometric statement jewellery was a particularly dominant fashion over the last twelve months, but only time (and the catwalks) will tell what 2013 truly holds …