Ancient coin jewellery dates back many centuries, yet it was Bulgari who put it in the spotlight in the 1950s when it launched its signature collection, titled ‘Monete‘, marking one of the very first brands that introduced ancient coin jewellery to the modern world. Earlier this year, the coin-jewellery trend made a huge comeback, with Kim Kardashian stepping out with a pile of gold coin necklaces that flattered her bronzed-holiday skin and décolletage. Since then, many fashionistas from around the world were spotted showing their stamp of approval by wearing these sparkly numbers, too.
Luckily for us, a myriad of Bangkok-based fashion stores have recently rolled out their trendy designs to make sure that they’re in with this phenomenon. If you are currently in search for one, we’ve rounded up some of our top picks for you to check out. Here’s a list of coin jewellery pieces that can bring an understated elegance to your look instantly.
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Janesuda, one of the famous Thai fashion brands, has teamed up with jewellery house YI Collection for a special launch of gorgeous coin necklaces. Inspired by the ancient Greek coins (THB 3,450), the pendant features antique designs, giving it a sophisticated and mysterious accent. Like how Kim Kardashian styles her favourite coin necklaces, you can also layer a few pieces to create an eye-catching statement.
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Les Néréides Paris Thailand has given its Good Luck Tokens Bracelets (THB 2,900) a newly chic update, featuring an addition of a coin in different astrological signs. The bracelet is also exquisitely graced with colourful gemstones, adding a playful touch to its classic design. Fashionable and sleek, it’s a thoughtful gift for a stylish lady on your list, too.
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Let this JJND Haus’ jewellery set (THB 490) do all the layering work for you with its multiple, layered necklaces. Featuring a plunging loop and chain choker, the necklace is a cool combination of edgy street-style and old-school fashion. Its oval-shaped coin will also flatter anybody’s figure. Make sure you wear it with your V-neckline top to show off its dazzling elements.
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Best known for its vintage accessories, The Vintage Store has got you covered with a highly covetable selection of jewellery galore. One of the most standout pieces include this Chanel coin brooch (THB 16,800), which can elevate your outfits with its whimsical, medallion-inspired designs. Simply pin this exquisite brooch on your dress or blazer to exude an elegant professionalism.
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For those who’re looking to add a minimalistic air to their casual look, check out this delicate coin necklace from Narinari (THB 1,150). Made from sterling silver, this gold-plated necklace boasts a dainty, humble pendant, which offers a subtle glow without overpowering your outfits. To get a sweet, feminine style, try layering it over your high-neck shirt.
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