Beginners Guide to Hip Hop Jewelry


Hip Hop Fashion is all about complementing the attitudes of hip hop culture. Those who love listening to hip hop music, watching favorite rappers extravaganza music videos where you saw them showing expensive hip hop jewels all through videos not only entice you to have that style: wearing cool shirts, hoodies and all those expensive gold jewels but all makes you feel like real life rapper. One must have desire to wear bling jewelry at some point of time in their life.

Let’s get deep into to know more about the beginning of Hip Hop Jewelry.

If you are one of those who love wearing gold chains and iced out bracelets, then you should know that it is called ice jewelry.

Knowing “Bling-Bling” style

In Hip Hop world, Bling-Bling is a slang term that represents flashy, ostentatious, or elaborate jewelry. This term was first used in 1987 to describe gold coins, jewelry, or gems. This type of jewelry style mostly consists of gold or diamonds and stainless-steel finishes.

Bling-Bling jewelry is commonly known as showy or expensive jewelry. Song like “Bling Bling” by Cash Money Millionaires helps this hip hop jewelry style popular among fans of Hip Hop music.

Hip Hop Bling Jewelry Characteristics

Thinking about buying Hip Hop Jewelry? Then you must know about all the different types of characteristics of Hip Hop Bling Jewelry before making your first purchase.

  • Made in silver, gold and diamonds.
  • High-quality Hip Hop Bling Jewelry comes with gold-plated and CZ (Cubic Zirconia) stones.

Always make sure you know styles and types of hip hop bling jewelry:

Hip Hop Chains

Cool thing about Hip hop chains are they come in various styles, materials, and sizes and also come in silver, gold, or iced out, and in all different types of styles.

Most Hip Hop chains range from 5 to 9 mm and 30 to 40 inches in length.

Popular Hip Hop Chains styles:

  • Cuban chain
  • Box chain
  • Rope chain
  • Snake chain
  • Franco chain

Hip Hop Bracelets

Hip Hop Bracelets are one another popular type Hip Hop Jewelry. They are made of gold, silver, chains, completely covered in diamonds.

They come in 6 to 10 mm in thickness and 8 to 9 inches in length. You can check affordable La Gold Cartel hip hop bracelet collection here and stay up to date to the latest and best seller items.

Hip Hop Pendants

A hip-hop pendant is very popular among many famous rappers. They range from crosses to custom pieces, and miscellaneous. They come in gold or silver, and even with or without diamonds or gems.

You need to choose a longer chain if you want to wear hip hop pendant. Both go together.


Grillz are Gold teeth. They are the perfect accessory to add style. They come in gold and silver, or with single diamonds.

Most popular Hip Hop Bling Jewelry:

  • Gold or Silver Grillz
  • Personalized names or initials in pendants or necklaces
  • Dog tag pendants
  • Thick chains
  • Crosses/Jesus pendants
  • Sports themed bling
  • Rap Star fan jewelry
  • Bullet Chain
  • Large medallions

We hop this Beginners Guide to Hip Hop Jewelry helps you understand why popularity of Hip Hop Jewelry increasing :)  

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