The Hip-Hop Jewelry Craze
Bling-bling was supposed to be
known as a car model until hip hop fashion jewelry came along. The term
now refers to exaggerated, sometimes oversized, and flashy jewelries that
are worn by almost everyone from students to fashionable housewives and
even famous celebrities.
Hip-hop jewelry has gotten into the system of almost every girl in town
and sometimes even the boys get their share of hip-hop jewelries for the neck,
bracelet and even for the ears.
It used to be associated with funky attire with all those loose chains
adorning the neck and arms of both male and female species. The funny
thing is that male celebrities are also heavily into hip hop jewelry and
they never leave home without them.
The influence of male and female celebrities can be best observed among
students and ordinary citizens
who could not help but copy everything
their idols wear including those often overstated jewelries.
Perhaps the reason why hip hop jewelries are so famous is because it is
affordable and very wearable for all occasions.
While wear their hip hop
jewelries even during awards nights, ordinary mortals also dare to wear
their fashionable hip hop jewelries even in formal occasions.
Hip hop jewelries are generally loud because they were made and are worn
to catch the attention of everyone who would dare take a look at the
wearer. These jewelries can come in
of course on
the taste of the wearer.
The most common hip hop jewelries among men are heavy necklace and over
size rings. Female hip hop fanatics however wear almost everything hip-hop
from anklets, bracelets, earrings, hair accessories and
While hip-hop jewelry is the rage now, do not be fooled into thinking that
this is an invention of the new generation. Tale a look at the movies and
videos of yesteryears and you will see photos and movies of rock and roll
King Elvis Presley adorned by his own funky hip-hop strands and studs.
Most hip-hop jewelry is made of silver or gold or a mixture with bits of
diamonds and other less expensive stones. The hip-hop craze is usually
characterized by large pendants, hoped and drooping earrings and big, big
bangles! The bigger your hip-hops are the better for the eyes of the
Common people wear fake hip-hop jewelries that may cost them less than ten
dollars. However, there are people who are really serious about their
hip-hop ambition that they really buy very expensive hip-hop jewelries
Females usually go for hip-hop earrings that are bigger than their faces.
Sometimes they match this with huge bracelet chains with very big pendants
that will surely dazzle even in the dark.
You can choose to settle for the cheap imitations that are available
everywhere but if you have the money and the guts to wear them then go for
the real thing with diamond studs and gold-plated chains. However, real
hip-hop jewelries are sometimes made to order so better check out with
your jeweler first before choosing a hip-hop jewelry.