Modernist Jewelry

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Design: simplified, less is more

Materials: wide variety

Era: from 1930's

Back in the days when telegraphs were high-tech and monocles were the height of fashion, a quirky design movement emerged that flipped the script on traditional jewelry. Enter modernist jewelry – the rebel of the jewelry box that said "adios" to fussy frills and "hello" to sleek, minimalist vibes.

Ornamentation was replaced with clean lines, simple geometric shapes following the "less is more" principle.

Modernist Chunky Statement Necklace
Modernist Chunky Statement Necklace
Modernist Open Circle Necklace. Robert Lee Morris SohoModernist Open Circle Necklace. Robert Lee Morris Soho
Modernist Big Multi-Stone Handmade Collar Necklace Tiger Eye, Amethyst QuartzModernist Big Multi-Stone Handmade Collar Necklace Tiger Eye, Amethyst Quartz

Vintage Modernist Chunky Statement Necklace. Green Enamel

Modernist Multi-Stone Handmade Collar Necklace Tiger Eye, Amethyst, Quartz

Modernist Open Circle Necklace. Robert Lee Morris Soho

Colorful Modernist Streling Necklace. Spiny Oyster, TurquoiseColorful Modernist Streling Necklace. Spiny Oyster, Turquoise

Colorful Modernist Streling Necklace. Spiny Oyster, Turquoise

Modernist Sterling Silver Necklace. Compressed Turquoise Pendant. SilpadaModernist Sterling Silver Necklace. Compressed Turquoise Pendant. Silpada

Modernist Sterling Silver Necklace. Compressed Turquoise Pendant. Silpada

Handcrafted Modernist Sterling Silver Shield Ring With OpalHandcrafted Modernist Sterling Silver Shield Ring With Opal

With modernist jewelry, simplicity is key, as designers embrace the beauty of minimalist aesthetics to create pieces that are as timeless as they are stylish.

So whether you're drawn to the sleek simplicity of a necklace, the bold geometric shapes of a bracelet, or the understated elegance of a ring, there's a modernist piece out there waiting to elevate your look to new heights of contemporary chic!

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Modernist Natural Citrine Ring in Sterling Silver, Brass, Copper. SilpadaModernist Natural Citrine Ring in Sterling Silver, Brass, Copper. Silpada

Modernist Natural Citrine Ring in Sterling Silver, Brass, Copper. Silpada

Modernist Clean Lines Multi-band Design in Sterling Silver Ring. SilpadaModernist Clean Lines Multi-band Design in Sterling Silver Ring. Silpada

Modernist Ring. Clean Lines Multi-band Design in Sterling Silver. Silpada

Modernist Three Bar Ring in Sterling Silver. Compressed Turquoise. SilpadaModernist Three Bar Ring in Sterling Silver. Compressed Turquoise. Silpada

Modernist Three-Bar Ring in Sterling Silver. Compressed Turquoise. Silpada

Turquoise Ring in Sterling Silver 925 & Genuine TurquoiseTurquoise Ring in Sterling Silver 925 & Genuine Turquoise

Modernist Statement Ring in Sterling Silver. Turquoise, Shells

The popularity of Modernist rings has been on the rise lately - bands adorned with a single impressive or multiple small, striking gemstones set in a minimalist setting, attract attention and make a statement that's both refined and bold.

Handcrafted Modernist Sterling Silver Shield Ring With Opal

Modernist Silpada Drop Earrings in Textured Sterling SilverModernist Silpada Drop Earrings in Textured Sterling Silver

And let's talk materials. While grandma's jewelry box may be filled with pearls and rubies, modernist jewelry is embracing a whole new world of materials, breaking free from tradition and venturing into the realms of steel, brass, glass, and even good ol' plastic.

Imagine a pair of modernist earrings crafted from sleek stainless steel, their minimalist design radiating subtle elegance. Picture pieces made from brass, their warm golden hue adding a touch of warmth to any ensemble. Glass earrings offer a contemporary twist, with their translucent beauty capturing and refracting light in mesmerizing ways, while plastic earrings, with their bold colors and geometric shapes, make a playful statement that's both fun and fashionable.

Modernist Artisan Handmade Drop Earrings in 925 Sterling SilverModernist Artisan Handmade Drop Earrings in 925 Sterling Silver

Modernist Artisan Handmade Drop Earrings in Sterling Silver

Modernist Kinetic-Inspired Stainless Steel Art Earrings Double Orbit Drops Purple, Blue GreenModernist Kinetic-Inspired Stainless Steel Art Earrings Double Orbit Drops Purple, Blue Green

Handmade Kinetic-Inspired Stainless Steel Double Orbit Drops: Purple, Blue Green

Modernist Genuine Multicolor Baltic Amber Dangle Earrings in Sterling Silver, Designer Square Waffle DropsModernist Genuine Multicolor Baltic Amber Dangle Earrings in Sterling Silver, Designer Square Waffle Drops

Modernist Waffle Drop Earrings in Sterling Silver. Baltic Amber

Modernist Boomerang Earrings 925 Sterling Silver Genuine TurquoiseModernist Boomerang Earrings 925 Sterling Silver Genuine Turquoise

Modernist Boomerang Earrings in Sterling Silver. Genuine Turquoise

With modernist jewelry, the possibilities are endless, as designers experiment with new materials and techniques to create pieces that are as innovative as they are stylish. So, whether you're drawn to the sleek simplicity of steel, the warmth of brass, the ethereal beauty of glass, or the playful charm of plastic, there's a modernist piece out there waiting to elevate your look to new heights of contemporary chic.

Modernist Silpada 'Rounded Cube' Drop Earrings.Textured Sterling Silver

Silpada Modernist EarringsSilpada Modernist Earrings

Fast forward to today, and modernist style jewelry still reigns supreme. It's like the little black dress of the accessory world – simple, versatile, and always in style. So, whether you're rocking it as a bold statement or a subtle accent, modernist jewelry is here to remind us that sometimes, less really is more.

Modernist RingModernist Ring

Vintage Modernist Multi-Layered Ring in Sterling Silver. Onyx

Vintage Modernist Simple Circles in Sterling Silver. Silpada