1. Vintage family heirlooms
Vintage is back in fashion. After all, could anything be more precious than wearing your grandmother’s pearls down the aisle? For brides with close family, vintage family heirlooms are a great way to recognise those you treasure most on your special day. From your mum’s pearl earrings to your grandmother’s ring, family heirlooms let you feel close to those you love. As Harry Diamond – the owner of Guildford-based jeweller Cry For The Moon – puts it: 'Jewellery not only reflects beauty but it also celebrates the most important times of our lives.'
2. Statement earrings
The attitude for many brides this year is to either ‘go big or go home’. After a tumultuous 2020 and many brides having had postponed their celebrations due to lockdown, 2021 brings hope of memorable wedding celebrations with family. And what better way to celebrate than with a pair of gorgeous statement earrings? From colourful eye-catching designs to sleek sparkly wonders, statement earrings are a huge bridal trend to consider throughout 2021.
3. The 90's choker necklace
It’s official; the 90's choker necklaces are back on trend for 2021. The perfect choice for brides who are going for a chic wedding style, chokers are the ultimate jewellery accessory. Whether it be a simple choker with sparkling embellishments or the subtlety of lace embedded with diamonds, chokers are sleek and sexy and a popular jewellery choice for 2021 bridal ensembles.
4. Sophisticated earring climbers
If you are stuck for jewellery choices and aren’t sure what would go best with your dress, consider earring climbers. Sophisticated and stylish, earring climbers make a beautiful addition to any bridal outfit. Whether you are going for the full ballgown look or a tailored bridal suit, earring climbers stylishly trace your ears to add that touch of refinement to your finished look.
5. Stackable rings
Rings can be beautifully incorporated into any bridal look and stackable rings add that extra sense of style. Choose from a wide range of hues, shapes, and sizes to find the perfect fit for you. If you want to aim for something subtle, try midi rings to help your manicure pop, or if you want to keep it simple and classic, why not stack plain silver or gold bands? The options are endless, but the finished result should aim for flawless.
6. Embody royalty with bridal tiaras
Every bride should feel like a queen on her wedding day and nothing could compliment a queen more than a stunning tiara. 2021 brides are taking their looks up a notch with sparkling tiaras by houses such as Chaumet, De Beers or Garrard. From delicate headbands to statement pieces that ooze sophistication, 2021 brides are going to be more glamorous than ever. Traditionally worn to represent being crowned in love, tiaras are the perfect statement piece.
7. Sleek bracelet designs
The addition of a sleek bracelet can add just the right amount of sparkle to your bridal look. Brides this year are all about super sparkly, after all. So, for this reason, tennis bracelets are becoming a popular choice for those looking to wear a long-sleeved dress. Our advice: wear your bracelet on your right hand so that its beauty doesn’t detract attention from your gorgeous new wedding ring!
8. Traditional pearls
Pearls are a timeless choice for brides and are always in style. Not only do they look wonderful paired with any style of wedding dress, but they also convey an air of elegance, simplicity, and purity.
9. Sapphire for something blue
Many brides want to follow the traditional rhyme of ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’. And many 2021 brides are continuing this trend with sapphire statement jewellery. Elegant sapphire pendants are especially popular and have a stunning effect. Birthstones are also a popular choice and sapphire birthstones can help inject a cool splash of colour into your wedding look that’s both beautiful and meaningful. Having a simple pair of pearl earrings or wearing a pearl pendant can add a touch of sophisticated beauty to your bridal look. What’s more, pearls will naturally lighten your look, making any skin tone appear lighter and brighter.
2021 is predicted by stylists to be the year of extravagant weddings! And, after 2020 was such a disaster for wedding venues and brides-to-be with cancellations left, right, and centre, 2021 promises to go above and beyond with wedding celebrations. We hope our list of jewellery trends above has provided you with some ideas. However, for more inspiration, we have a stunning selection of bridal jewellery to choose from that’s sure to turn your gorgeous bridal look into an unforgettable one.