Right now, the most popular way to layer jewelry is by stacking bracelets. History shows that Grecian soldiers started this trend thousands of years ago by wearing leather bands called bracels that were adorned with gems and jewels. Grecian women loved anything decorated with silver, gold or gems so they modified these accessories and called their versions bracelets.
Bracelets have always had multiple meanings from wealth, beauty and protection that symbolize of hope, beliefs and health.
The increase in popularity with health and lifestyle band like the UP band. There are also bangles that reflect hopes, faiths, and beliefs whether religious or spiritual like Alex & Ani Bracelets. All of these bracelets can easily be stacked creating the perfect effect of layering while also a great way to express yourself.
Wrap bracelets are perfect to layer, featuring different colorful stones and crystals as well as mixed mediums like leather, metals and beads. Adding some bangles of the same metal as the wraps creates a beautiful layering complement.
Bracelets are a fantastic and easy way to accessorize dresses or tops regardless of neckline. Its also a fun way to experiment and mix metals, jewels, stones and messages. So is there a magic number or rule with layering and stacking bracelets? The more the merrier!
If you love a certain look, and you feel pretty when you have it on, then it will always look good!