Back to Top

Men’s Jewelry

As we have seen in other jewelry types, men have incorporated jewelry styles into their wardrobe for centuries, often to denote a certain stature or for functional means.  Jewelry types specifically made for men began from this utilitarian need.

Throughout history, the functionality of the jewelry began to be eclipsed by the style as men ventured into the aesthetic realm of wearing adornments, even if they served an alternate purpose as well.  On the following pages, we will explore this growth over time:

Men’s Jewelry | A Brief History of Features and Functions

Men’s Jewelry | A Guide to Elements of Style and Settings

Famous Pieces of Men’s Jewelry | A Selection from History

 

Return to Top of Page

Education
learn more: