Why are circles so popular in jewellery?

Why are circles so popular in jewellery?

I must have lost count of how many circles I have made and used for my handmade solid gold jewellery and recently I was thinking about why I love them and why are they are so popular?

This is what I have learnt so far……….

Circles have been a timeless symbol in jewellery design for centuries, and their popularity remains unwavering in modern times. The allure of circles in jewellery goes beyond just aesthetics; it embodies profound meanings and versatility that resonate with wearers worldwide.

The circular shape has no beginning and no end, symbolising the eternal cycle of life, love, and nature.

Circles represent unity and wholeness. They symbolise the interconnectedness of all things and the notion that everything is part of a larger, unified whole.

The simple yet elegant shape of a circle can be interpreted in countless ways, allowing jewellery designers to get creative with their designs.

Circles also hold significant cultural and spiritual meanings across different societies and belief systems. In many cultures, circles are associated with concepts such as harmony, infinity, and protection.

In Celtic culture, the circle is a symbol of the interconnectedness of life and the eternal cycle of nature.

 In Hinduism and Buddhism, the mandala, a spiritual and ritual symbol representing the universe, is often depicted as a circle.

The smooth, rounded shape of a circle is visually pleasing and has a timeless quality that transcends trends and fads.

Circle jewellery is a meaningful choice for celebrating relationships, friendships, and the bonds that connect us to one another.

Practically all my handmade solid gold necklaces, bracelets, bangles, rings, earrings and pendants feature circles! Perhaps it’s time to explore a new shape! In the meantime you can find all my jewellery here:


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