Jewellery is the only part of Gothic fashion that bears resemblance to what was worn by its originators several centuries ago. It is therefore the most authentic and meaningful, and this is especially the case considering many pendants and stones attached bear magical as well as historical denotation. Finding the right jewellery however can be a bit of a bother however, and so here are a few decent online places you can hit up.
There are three criteria through which one can discern whether or not a piece of jewellery is sufficient enough. The first is physical quality, which pertains to longevity. The second is aesthetic quality, which the third is price. They thus must be solidly enduring, pleasing to the eye, and cheap in correlation to their market worth.
Online Gothic are also successful in all criteria, which makes them the Gothic consumer’s dream – or nightmare, considering a Goth’s best dreams are nightmares!
The vast array of alchemically designed jewellery available via Online Gothic is a pure sight to behold and the only downside with the store is the risk of overspending. Of particular pleasure is the Theomachia Alchemy Gothic Pendant shown below.
Decarabia enchantingly manages to intertwine Gothic fashion with Victorian and it is this feature of theirs that is most appealing. Promising and delivering quality in their pieces, Decarabia stand as proof of both eras’ timelessness.
Each piece is handmade independent British designer Charmaine and the result is an incredible level of attention to detail in her products.
The 1920s Egyptian Revival and Punk fashion are also intertwined with Charmaine’s captivating produce.
Here is a Victorian style bezel that perfectly demonstrates the delightful decor on offer at Decarabia:
At Claire Ogden Designs, Gothic jewellery is handmade to perfection.
While Gothic jewellery can be found in many places, it is difficult to find that which gracefully makes the wearer look elegant. The pieces at Claire Ogden Designs however do this with ease. This is to the extent where some of them can be worn and pulled off with poise by a bride (it goes perfectly with some of the dresses on www.brideheaven.com in fact).
Take the tiara below for example.
The author of this article is Tahar Rajab, a young British writer. He was educated at Queen Mary College, University of London where he obtained an Honours Bachelors Degree in History in 2011. He has since gone on to write for a variety of fashion blogs.