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Silver or Gold: How to Find Your Sparkling Color

Silver and gold are both precious metals often worn as jewelry. Both have their advantages – silver is a little more affordable, while gold is more durable and is often associated with luxury. However, for many jewelry lovers, the question of whether to wear silver or gold isn’t about that; instead, it’s about which one they suit more. 

Why Does it Matter?

People mainly want to know whether they suit silver or gold because of aesthetics. When investing in a high-quality piece of jewelry, you want to know that it will harmonize with your skin and that it can become a timeless piece that you wear again and again. By picking the right one for you, you’ll feel more confident and beautiful when wearing your jewelry. 

Warm vs. Cool Undertones

When it comes to which metal  a person suits more, it’s all about the undertones. Everyone has slightly different skin tones; in the case of warm undertones, gold tends to look better, and in the case of cooler undertones, silver usually looks nicer. 

Sometimes, it’s easy to tell if someone has warm or cool undertones, and other times, it can be a little trickier. Those with warm undertones might have hazel eyes, a warmer hair color (such as auburn), and skin that tans easily. On the other hand, people with cool undertones tend to have ash blond/brown or black hair with blue, green, or dark brown/black eyes. 

Keep in mind that there are other skin tones – some are neutral and thus in between warm and cool. In these cases, you can rock both silver and gold, and you can simply go on preference! 

Does Silver or Gold Look Better on You? How to Find Out

You might not be able to determine whether you have warm or cool undertones just by looking in the mirror (for example, you might have a warm hair color but blue eyes and very pale skin). Luckily, there is a straightforward trick for determining whether silver or gold looks better on you, and all you need to do is look at your wrist! 

Examine your wrist in good lighting. Then, look closely at your wrists. What color are they? If your veins look green, then that’s a sure sign you have warm undertones. If they look blue, then you have cool undertones. If they look somewhere in the middle – a green-blue shade, then you likely have neutral undertones. 

Shopping for Silver or Gold Accessories

Now that you have determined whether you’re a silver or gold type of person, it’s time to elevate your accessories collection. Judith Leiber has the most interesting, high-quality accessories that come in both silver and gold. Invest in one of these pieces, and you’ll have items that look amazing on you and last a lifetime. 

3 Silver Accessories from Judith Leiber

Do you have blue undertones? These silver accessories from Judith Leiber will work perfectly with your skin tone. 

  • Classic Slim Slide Silver 

  • If silver is your sparkling color, there’s no better accessory than the Classic Slim Slide Silver by Judith Leiber. This classic, sparkling clutch is timeless while boasting high-end, shining crystals that will capture anyone’s eye. It’s an accessory you’ll reach for time and time again. 

  • Crystal Tassel Belt Silver

  • Do you want to add a touch of personality to your outfit? The Crystal Tassel Belt in silver adds a tasteful mix of classic sophistication and flair to your dress, thanks to the sparkling crystals and silk tassels. It comes in one size but is fully adjustable! 

  • Mini Heart Silver

  • If you want an adorably small clutch for your accessory collection and you have cool undertones, try the Mini Heart Silver by Judith Leiber. This novelty pillbox comes covered in silver crystals, with its heart shape offering a touch of cuteness. It can add a subtle touch of silver to any moment, and you can even fit it in between your fingertips. 

    3 Gold Accessories from Judith Leiber

    If you conclude you have warmer undertones, let these three unique gold accessories harmonize with your skin tone. 

  • Small Heart Gem Bangle

  • For an elegant bracelet that shows off your more feminine side, try the Small Heart Gem Bangle. This adorable bangle comes in a rich golden color – perfect for those with warmer skin tones. It comes in gold-plated sterling silver (with the primary hue being gold), giving it a true luxury appearance. You can either wear it as a single for a simple, elegant look or add it to other bangles. 

  • Heart Clutch Gold

  • If you’re looking for an adorable, luxury clutch, look no further than the Heart Clutch Gold from Judith Leiber. This pure-gold crystal bag is as sparkling as they come. It’s shaped like a heart for a unique and delightful appearance, with the gold crystals giving it a more opulent look. 

  • Baguette Hoop Earrings

  • Mix gold with the darkest hues of blue with these sophisticated Baguette Hoop Earrings. These small, circular earrings are stunning and bold, with the gold helping to bring out the warm tones of your skin. They are easy to wear, modern, and a perfect addition to your earring collection. 

    Can You Mix and Match Silver and Gold?

    Yes! While most people stick to one or the other, you can mix silver and gold, especially if you’re going for a more eccentric look. For those with neutral undertones, this can work especially well, as you can pull off both silver and gold. You can even find accessories that combine both shades, such as with this luxurious Crown Jewels clutch. 

    Wear Silver or Gold with Judith Leiber

    Whether silver or gold suits you best, you will find the most unique and high-quality accessories here at Judith Leiber. Every bag is handmade and uses only the best materials, ensuring you end up with an accessory that you will wear over and over again. It’s not just silver and gold accessories we have, either – you’ll find sparkling crystals in all shades!

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