Transform Your Jewellery Box into an ‘Oxidized’ One

Accessories conquer the closet of every woman.

Women love accessorizing their look way too much, especially when it comes to ethnic wears. The nineties girls will surely relate to this. Remember the black metal and oxidized jewellery that was worn by every heroine with their ethnic clothes? This accessory is back in trend with a bang.

This post is all about why oxidized jewellery is a must-have for your wardrobe.

Recently, I have noticed a lot of women wearing the oxidized jewellery especially those women who appreciate boho and hippie looks. Be it Navratri pooja or any cultural festival, you can wear the oxidized jewellery with any ethnic wear. You can team up this jewellery with sheer black outfit, pure whites, pastel ensembles or flowery prints.

Ladies! Feel like a gypsy queen with the amazing trend of “Oxidized Jewellery”

Oxidized jewellery not only very much feminine but also adds a generous dash of vintage goodness. What women finds most attractive about this jewellery is the kind of antique, raw, wild charisma that is quite irresistible. The best part about Oxidized jewellery is that it is pocket friendly. This season, bring out the boho spirit in you with some of the gorgeous Oxidized jewellery.

How it is made?

The blackish finish is given to silver jewellery by exposing it to the air containing sulphur or dipping it into potassium sulphide. This jewellery is skin friendly which means it does not adversely react on skin.

After doing a great research, I have curated some of the oxidized jewellery items that you can keep in your jewellery box.

Here’s a list of options available for you in oxidized jewellery:

Oxidized Bracelets and Bangles-

There are so many options available in oxidized bracelets such as big and bold oxidized silver bracelets and bangles. They can be plain or embellished both. Other than the basic bangles, the oxidized silver bangles look lovely with salwar-suits, Indo-western outfits as well denims. You just have to pick according to the occasion.

Oxidized Necklaces-

From simple pendant neckpieces to chunky boho chokers, oxidized necklaces come in a variety of options. Necklaces are mixed with lace, threads, stones, and geometric motifs, tribal and can be worn with both ethnic and Indian wear. Turn heads with this jewellery.

Oxidized Nose Studs and Rings-

Are you too tired of those old fashioned nose rings? Do you want to try something new and unique? Then go for oxidized nose studs and pins. They are getting very much popular and trending in the fashion world. Also there’s a huge variety in oxidized rings such as gemstones, opal, sapphire work.

Oxidized Earrings-

What caught my eyes are the oxidized earrings. They have set the trend on fire. Earring is very easy to use being light weight and has a design which makes it very comfortable for use by girls and women.

It can be worn over long time periods without any complains of ach and swelling. Many Indian actresses including Samantha Prabhu, Vidya Balan and more who are flaunting these heavy jhumkas on many occasions. These oxidized earrings can be mix and matched with both Indian and western wear.

Other options available in Oxidized jewellery are:

Oxidized Anklets-


This accessory goes well with all the Indian outfits like sarees, suits, kurti etc.

Oxidized Pendants-

Go chic with the punk, tribal and vintage statement pendants woven in oxidized silver chains, colored threads, jute or colored metals.

It’s very easy to buy these accessories from flea markets, online jewellery stores or local markets. If such jewellery is maintained with precaution, it can last as long as your gold ones. Keep your costume jewellery in a closed cardboard box, covering it up with cotton. The ideal place to store them is cool and away from sunlight. Even indoor light source like florescent lights or light bulbs turn the color of oxidized jewelry over time. If you expect not to wear a certain piece for a long time, put it in an air-tight bag and store it in a drawer. 

When you feel the need to do your best tribal avatar, oxidized jewellery is what you need.


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