Today’s jewelry is so vast in variety that a person can find almost any type of jewelry they can imagine. There are many types of materials used today to make jewelry, gone are the days of silver and gold being the only options in beautiful accessories.Although gold, silver, and diamonds remain to be the most expensive and beautiful jewelry, many people are opting to try different less expensive materials. The beauty remains the same as more expensive jewelry making it easy to find many pieces of jewelry in your price range.Materials such as beads and hemp have become increasingly popular materials used for making jewelry. Other countries have known this for many centuries and the United States have finally recognized the beauty of handmade hemp and beaded jewelry.Younger generations tend to wear more flashy jewelry than more mature adults. Adding a variety of jewels and chains to wear at once is the popular dress code as far as jewelry goes for younger people. As jewelry became less expensive by changing the materials to make it, more teenagers were able to afford buying it. Bangle type bracelets and flashy dangling earrings are also popular among the younger generation. With a style that is hard to imitate teenagers tend to wear more jewelry today then even twenty or so years ago.Adults tend to stick to wearing more simple conservative jewelry than the flashy jewelry popular among teens. Men and women alike enjoy the variety found in jewelry today. Men generally wear simple chain necklaces and bracelets. Rings men wear are simple and are mostly wedding bands. Watches are another popular kind of jewelry among men, from gold and silver to leather strapped.Women are more creative when it comes to jewelry. A woman tends to know which type of jewelry will help her to look close to her age, though in some ways can be similar to teens jewelry. With more materials like platinum and aluminum women have many choice when they shop for jewelry.A trend popular lately is to make your own jewelry. With a few tools and any type of material you prefer a person can make quality necklaces and bracelets. Jewel like beads are especially popular for adult women learning to make their own jewelry. Wearing a piece of handmade jewelry can bring a stunning effect to any outfit.The best part of the newer materials of jewelry that is less expensive is the fact that the metals or colors do not turn your skin colors. The old kind of jewelry would change colors, as jewelry got older, often times leaving colored marks on your skin unless it was real. Most people are happy that the costume jewelry doesn’t have to cost a lot to be beautiful.