Hip-Hop Jewelry: Why Is Jewelry Important for Rappers? (Recommended Products)

Wearing jewelry is a kind of their signs, people in the hip-hop world. It is the first thing they do in the morning, wearing big, enormous, and eye-catching jewelry. If we say that hip-hop jewelry is the most magnificent jewelry of the jewelry industry, we would not lie. These types of jewelry mostly preferred by people in the rap industry. They love wearing big and eye-catching jewelry in terms of size and shines. You can find jewelry in all kinds of models and shapes, from necklaces to earrings, crosses to special pieces, and even dental accessories. 

Although the sizes they prefer to vary depending on the type of jewelry they prefer, they usually consist of flashy and garish jewelry. Gold, silver, and usually diamonds are used too much.

Especially golden chains are among the most preferred jewelry in the world of hip-hop. The fact that it is made of gold is very important for them as it is an indication of wealth. This wealth is considered an indicator of their attitude. They think they are successful at what they do and deserve it as a product of their hard work. On the other hand, another meaning of wearing gold chains is that, unlike the first one, they see their wealth as a way to hide. They think it is a way to showcase their joy.

Bright and shiny chains are a way for them to shine in the crowd. The gold necklace is also a way of saying “I am brighter than you” in some way. “I am jewelry, I have a unique skill and I shine.” People wearing big gold necklaces are very cool in the world of Hip-hop. They use the word “bling-bling” to describe big gold chains. 

The gold chain expresses an attitude and behavior. The flashy stance of the gold chain actually integrates with the desires of the human being. That’s why the rappers place the gold chain in the foreground. Their desires are more important to them than anything else. And rap is a passion, a desire for them.

In short, to summarize, why do people love and want to wear gold necklaces so much in the world of hip-hop? Because, according to them, this is an indicator of success, not wealth. It is a way to say that they made efforts, they succeeded and they get their rights. And they somehow showed it to the world.

As with any jewelry type, you can find many models, designs, styles, colors, items, and stones in hip-hop jewelry. There are even types of jewelry models that you cannot think of. For example; dental accessories, huge belt buckles, shoe grills, and more. But it is a fact that they prefer more gold and shiny stones in their jewelry.

Hip-hop jewelry led to a new trend around the world. Beyond the trend, it has created a new line of business in the jewelry industry. Larger and bolder jewelry, new and interesting accessories have begun to form the main parts of this industry. The most passionate jewelers and designers have begun to take their place in this industry. It is an undeniable fact that they are a bit more expensive than everyday jewelry due to their large, interesting, and magnificent designs.

Additionally, due to the increasing prices, jewelers in this industry have begun to find innovative tools and different methods. They were forced into this situation. Increasing gold, platinum, and diamond prices have perhaps led to the development and more preference of this industry. Because the material used now is more affordable, it has started to be designed and sold at reasonable prices that can be bought by not only rappers but also any person who likes hip-hop jewelry.

The Top 10 Jewelers in Hip Hop

  1. Ben Baller/IF&CO
  2. Mr. Flawless
  3. Johnny Dang & Co.
  4. Avianne & Co.
  5. King Johnny
  6. GoldTeethGod
  7. King Ice
  8. Devin Diamonds of Beverly Hills
  9. Toronto Grillz
  10. Angel City Jewelers

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Charles Raymond Bling-ed Out Oblong Case Metal Men’s Watch w/Matching Bling-ed Out Bracelet Gift Set

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Shiny Jewelers USA Mens Hip HOP ICED Out Angel Lion RED Ruby Onyx Blue Green Pendant 3 Chain Necklace

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Charles Raymond Bling-ed Out It’s Lit! Hip Hop Watch & Jewelry Set w/Cuban Chain Bracelet, Kite Bling Earrings & Ring – GJM13

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JINAO Jewelry Hip Hop Rapper’s 5mm 24″, 6mm 30″ Rope Chain 2 Necklace Set Gold Tone

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L & L Nation Men’s Gold Plated HipHop Retro 11″Concord” & Plain Basketball Pendant 4mm 24″ Rope Chain

It comes as 2 chains and 2 pendants, a shoe and the basketball with a net. It is not that heavy and it will tarnish over time but you spray a clear coat of acrylic gloss on all fake gold. The quality of the items is good for the price and looks greats. 


Fashion 21 Hip Hop 80′ Unisex Rapper’s 8, 10, 12mm Hollow Rope Chain Necklace in Gold, Silver Tone

They don’t turn colors, they don’t fade, they don’t turn your neck green and they look fabulous. The pendant you want comes with the link chain. You can find chains in 3 different ways: 22 inches, 26 inches, and 30 inches. The colors that they have to look like real gold. It looks cool, very real, very natural, sophisticated, and very expensive.


NYUK Gold Chain for Men with Dollar Sign Pendant Necklace

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Arsimus Heavy 40-Inch Gold Rapper Chain Pimp Hip-Hop Necklace

The chain does not chain color or change the color of your skin. Great product. Even better is the price. Quality product. This gold chain has a retro vibe, gives the rap feeling of the 80s, and makes the wearer think of the past.


JIL Big Chunky Hip Hop Chain Necklace

This chain is great! It is plastic, not metal. That makes it great for the 80’s hip-hop party you will attend. It looks like it weighs a ton but is super light because it’s plastic. It is quite large and chunky so it exactly matched the look you are going for. One nice feature is that the links are adjustable so getting the right look should be easy. As far as quality goes the color and finish both looked fantastic. 


U7 Men Hip Hop Chunky Chain

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Jewel Town Men’s 18k Gold Plated 36″ Inches Hip Hop Cuban Curb Link Chain Necklace 10mm

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Senteria Iced Out Cubic Zirconia Screw Back 18k Gold Plated Round Stud Earring For Men and Women Hypoallergenic Earring TwoTone Micropave Hip Hop Jewelry

Using the screw back design, these earrings are dead simple and quick to put screw-type earrings and they are not easy to fall off. The earrings came in a nice small box that makes it look ‘expensive’. They are a good size (not too big or too little). They look way more expensive than the cost. They are sparkly and beautiful. 


Angel3292 Clearance Deals! Men Fashion Big Square Hip Hop Full Micro Rhinestone Pave Iced Out Rings Jewelry Golden US 10


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Pyramid Jewelers Men’s Iced Out Hip Hop Gold Tone CZ Miami Cuban Link Chain Choker Necklace

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Shiny Jewelers USA Mens Iced Out Double New Cross Hip HOP Pendant Box Chain Necklace Set of 2

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TOPGRILLZ 18K Gold Plated Fully Iced Out CZ Diamond Vampire Top and Bottom Face Grillz for Your Teeth with Extra Molding Bars

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Savaş Ateş

I like reading books. I like to read about jewelry too. After reading a lot of books about it, I have started to visit jewelry manufacturers and stores. It is my number 1 hobby.

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