Fun Summer Jewellery Trends 2013

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Working out what the hot Summer fashion trends will be each year is never too tricky – after all, magazines, fashion blogs and TV adverts show us the latest fashion themes non-stop for months every year! If you pay attention to these, you can easily choose a summer wardrobe full of exciting and interesting styles – this year I’ve gone OTT with florals, and last year it was nautical all the way, so it’s easy to pick a trend and go with it. Where things get tricky is with the little details of a summer outfit, such as jewellery. These trends can be a bit harder to spot, and yet it’s the accessories and the pieces of jewellery that really pull your look together on a day-to-day basis – and they are often the cheapest way to follow a trend.

Ultimately, your jewellery is mostly about your own expression – I mean, no-one else will be wearing the “Cassiefairy” necklace that my friend Claire bought me for my birthday! But that’s not to say that the trends don’t exist, and in some cases they’re a simple to keep up with! So here are a few particularly fun jewellery trends for summer 2013:

Animal Pieces

This is probably the strangest of summer jewellery trends, but if you like to wear a few unique accessories it’s also the most interesting. Basically, animals are in! It might be a gold leopard pendant, a jewel bird dangling on a pair of earrings, or a snake necklace. Whatever the case, if it involves animals it works for summer 2013.

Gems & Beads

Bright, vibrant colours are featured in every piece of clothing and accessories this summer, and the same holds true with jewellery. So, whether you want to go with upscale colourful gemstones, or you prefer a more casual approach with coloured beads, be sure to add some colour to your jewellery box for the next couple of months 🙂

Necklace Pendants

There are plenty of options for fulfilling this trend. Head to a seaside shop for a simple thread necklace with a seashell pendant on the end, or visit for an ornate diamond pendant like the one below. The trend is as simple as dangling an ornament from a necklace, and it gives you plenty of opportunity to express yourself with a little DIY!

cassiefairy summer 2013 fashion jewellery trends diamonds pendant geometric earrings

Feathers & Flowers

This is another casual trend that allows for personal expression. A set of earrings or a necklace with feathers or artificial flowers hanging on it can certainly be tacky in the wrong circumstances (it reminds me of my teenage style in the 90s, and do I really want to revisit that?!) – but with the right mix of clothing and accessories, it can be a fun look. Plus, it’s a perfect idea for beach fashion, which we’ll all be thinking about during the summer holidays.


You can spot geometric patterns in all kinds of jewellery. Whatever the specific case, having clear shapes worked into jewellery is one of the hottest trends of the year, and demonstrating this style shows that you’ve really been paying attention. I’m planning to get the yellow-and-gold geometric earrings above from Spark Jewellery to wear with my pastel dress to a summer wedding and I can’t get enough of chunky shapes on necklaces either – watch this space for my updates on my new accessories wardrobe!

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Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in Lifestyle Promotion Studies and is trained in Personal Money Management. She loves to ‘get the look for less’ so regularly shares thrifty-living advice, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

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