Legendary designer Charles Eames once said, “The details are not the details. They make the design,” and he knew what he was talking about. Sure, your kicks, shirt, and pants make an impact. In fact, they’re probably the things on which people base their very first impression of you. But if you’re looking to take your fits up a level, you’ve got to explore the world of men’s silver jewelry. With the right jewelry, your looks take on a sense of expertise that simply can’t be achieved without those small, shiny details.
Unfortunately, men’s silver jewelry is a minefield. There’s a fine line between expert stacking and tacky excess. In fact, the line is so fine that many fellas won’t even give men’s jewelry a go. That’s a real shame, so we’ve linked up with MATCHESFASHION to offer up a sort of roadmap to navigate the tricky ground of jewelry.
Shop 10 pieces of men’s silver jewelry that won’t go out of style below.
Designed in collaboration with Syrian refugee and sculptor Tarek Mohammed Hamden, The Together Ring by Bleue Burnham has a powerful backstory — that’s exactly what you want from a piece of jewelry.
Gucci’s GG Silver Ring places the label’s interlocking G logo at the center. A wide band attracts attention while subtle texture to the outer sides adds intrigue.
A Venetian box chain leads to a rock & roll-style R initial as a centerpiece of this Raf Simons chain. It’s simple but packs a punch.
Pearls Before Swine
Crafted in British Columbia by local artisans, Pearls Before Swine’s Muknal bracelet is made up of rectangular links for an eye-catching take on the sterling silver bracelet.
Maison Margiela’s men’s silver jewelry is a great place for jewellery rookies to start. Typified by understated detailing, the collection is super versatile and easy to pull off.
Engraved with the designer’s signature, this chunky cuff from Rick Owens is structurally bold but the minimal detailing acts as an antidote.
In typically clean style, this Jil Sander bracelet features hammered discs in place of a classic chain. The rough-polished discs feel like a raw, contemporary replacement for pearls.
Le Gramme is a relative newcomer to the men’s jewelry world. For those not looking to rock the boat too much, it’s perfect. Industrial influences lead the overarching clean design direction, as proven perfectly by this immaculate 21g sterling silver cuff.
Rick Owens gives the classic sterling silver chain a signature industrial revamp with an unorthodox chain construction.
London-based jewelry label Bleue Burnham’s Grandfather Pendant Necklace features oversized hallmarks as detailing — a detail that has now become a signature of the brand.
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