which jewellery for the beach?
Finally, summer, sun, holiday, pack your bathing things and off to the beach you go.
Besides the swimwear, jewellery for the beach has to be packed and above all else, well chosen. It has to stage the beach outfit, becoming a real eye-catcher.
But, not ALL jewellery is suitable for a holiday on the beach.
- Fashion jewellery: not suitable for the beach.
This type of jewellery may rub off on wet skin and swimsuits, leaving unattractive bluish stains on the skin - which, can only be removed with intensive hand washing.
Thick chains and bracelets are also unsuitable for the beach. They are often heavy, heat up in the sun and make the skin glow.
If you wear costume jewellery while bathing, you should expect the typically thin, gold or silver coating to be quickly washed off by the salt water. Thus, leaving the unspectacular alloy to come to light. The sea water not only damages the coating, but also damages the bonding of the stones.
So, overall, don't wear any costume jewellery around while at the beach or when bathing. Instead, wear them out in the evening, where they can sparkle and emphasize the clothes glamorously.
- Finely-crafted, real jewellery should be worn on the beach this year.
Finely-crafted, real jewellery made of gold, silver and platinum, as well as accessories made of semi-precious stones such as light turquoise, jade and amethyst, should be worn on the beach this year. Combine this with shells and other natural materials to underline every beach outfit, making them the most suitable partners for bikini’s and co.
Real jewellery is insensitive to salt water and can be worn without hesitation when bathing in the sea. Sun creams also don't damage them and can be cleaned quickly if the sunscreen has settled into the depressions of the bracelets or necklaces. A simple rub with a jewellery cloth makes the piece shine again, quickly.
If you don't want to take off your rings while bathing, you have to be careful. In water, fingers become narrower and in a worst case scenario, there is danger of your rings slipping off and you can say goodbye, while they sit on the sea’s deep floor.
Our tip: remove pearl jewels before bathing, as the salt water damages the glue.
- What kind of jewellery lets me shine in the most famous beach club in Europe?
- St. Tropez 'Le Club 55'
Gold chains, freshwater pearls and red coral add a touch of vintage to this highly luxurious beach club. Hand-painted medallions hanging on bright pastel-colored chains, bracelets and earrings with tassels, filigree work are very decorative for the beach, but unfortunately not suitable for bathing.
- Capri 'Le Ondine Beach Club' at the Marina Grande
Loves it colorful. Here the feeling of life and the colours of the island are reflected in the jewellery. Colorful semi-precious stones like rose quartz, bright amethyst and shimmering crystal embody the lightness of the island and match the beach outfit and dress worn for a stroll through the city, equally.
- Ibiza 'Boro Bora Beach' Playa d'en Bossa
Long chains of small semi-precious stone pearls glitter like the sea in the sun. Etno pearl necklaces with Indian patterns and small feathers or tassels have survived Ibiza's past hippie culture. Wooden chains in shell shapes with silk tassels go well with both bikinis and caftan-like dresses. By the way, men are also very fond of wearing them....
- Sardinia 'Phi Beach Club' Porto Cervo
Here filigree silver and gold jewelry is the order of the day. Handmade with small pendants in the form of sea animals, traditional and very summery. The jewelry is equally perfect for the day on the beach and perfectly suitable for bathing and sunbathing. It conveys through the traditional work that the wearer feels a part of it.
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