This week on the Hatton Jewels blog, we’re taking a look at the most iconic jewellery pieces every woman should look to own in their lifetime. Timeless, classic jewellery pieces that can be used with almost any outfit, and for any occasion. So read on and all of these to your Birthday, Anniversary and Christmas wish lists!
An item that belongs to pop culture sported by Cher in the ’60s or Madonna in the ’80s, and now every social media IT girl sports the hoop earring at some point! Mini, medium sized or totally huge! They are a must-have piece, in gold or platinum. Perfect to wear every day!
A major piece of American jewellery history intertwining with that of the famous brand, from “stationery” store on Broadway to the dream of countless women worldwide. The Tiffany silver bracelet soon turned into a true token of love, and the best-selling jewellery piece of all time, in particular around Valentine’s Day Valentino or for a special anniversary.
Bulgari's B.Zero1 is a relatively new design, first launched in 1999. Despite its adolescent status, it's well on its way to becoming a classic, selling more than 1.5 million styles. The ring is a modern take on the brand's 1970s Tubogas collection that was inspired by gas pipes.
On bracelets, earrings or necklaces. For minimal or maximal pieces, just avoid the granny effect. Chanel, also, loved them in creative pieces, today pearls can add a chic touch to any laid-back ensemble. For more information on the origin of pearls, read one of recent blog posts here
Diamond Stud Earrings
Small, luminous diamonds. The choice of the cut is key; it can enhance its brilliance. A go-anywhere basic piece that can solve many a styling problem.
Diamond Tennis bracelet
Jewellery experts know well that this flexible Riviera bracelet features a line of brilliant cut white diamonds. The name “tennis” is related to professional player Chris Evert who lost her lucky charm bracelet during a US Open in 1987 and asked the game officials to pause the match to look for her “tennis bracelet”.
It may look like a jewellery “classic” today. But the bold, designer chain necklace revolutionised jewellery trends back in the ’60s. Just think of Pomellato (the brand celebrated its fifth anniversary last year that introduced the chain necklace with an industrial, metallic aesthetics. Avant-garde yesterday, contemporary today.
A Cocktail Ring
Bold and beautiful, the cocktail ring comes in all manner of shapes, sizes and designs, but it is almost always a conversation piece. The perfect va-va-voom to any sleek cocktail dress!
A Gold Bangle
The Love bangle is one of the most searched for pieces of jewellery on Google, and with good reason; it is an easy-to-wear classic. Designed by Cartier in the 1970s, the bangle design is studded with screws which lock it to the wrist and is intended to signify the permanency of true love. It is a classic!
What do you think of our list? Is there something you think we may have missed? Just let us know in the comments! And for any of the jewellery listed here, you can take a look at our range online or book an appointment at our famous Hatton Garden jewellers.