What is Bohemian Jewelry?

You may have noticed that Bohemian or “Boho” jewelry has been making a comeback these past couple of years. So just what IS Bohemian Jewelry? It is jewelry that traditionally represents nature, with themes relating to the earth, sea and animals. Bohemian Style represents a relaxed, natural and peaceful life, with connections to the earth and the universe.

Boho fashion is recognizable with its neutral shades and pops of color, loose flowing styles put together with a fitted counterparts (example is a flowy blouse with fitted blue jeans) and relaxed fabrics.

Close-up of young woman’s hands with freckles and boho style rings and bracelets

The pops of color in Boho fashion are often acheived with the jewelry and other accessories. Jewelry with bright interesting stones, layers of beads and fringes, and bright shiny silver. The jewelry themes that are most popular in boho fashion include feathers, shells, stones, and animals. There are no set rules. The whole concept of boho fashion is the freedom of individual expression, and a casual way in which you can put things together. It is your personal boho style!

So once again–what is Bohemian Jewelry? It is jewelry that is relaxed, nature themed, and has elements of the earth and the universe. Most often, it is jewelry made with stones, feathers, shells, beads, and sterling silver, copper or brass. It is worn alone, or in layers, is eclectic, and very personal. It represents “one of a kind” style, and is used to create an individual identity.