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What is dopamine jewellery? 

What is dopamine jewellery? 

In the ever-evolving world of fashion and jewellery, there’s always something new and exciting on the horizon. And the newest trend on the block? Dopamine jewellery. But what exactly is dopamine jewellery? Let’s get into it. 

What is dopamine jewellery? 

Dopamine jewellery is a new jewellery trend that goes beyond aesthetics and fashion. It’s jewellery with a purpose; to remind the wearer of their achievements, goals, or moments of joy, triggering the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and reward. The beauty about this trend is that it can be interpreted in many ways, as it’s not a ‘one size fits all’ scenario. 

How Does Dopamine Jewellery Work? 

Dopamine jewellery is designed with symbols, words, or images that hold personal significance to the wearer. Every time the wearer looks at their jewellery, it triggers a small dopamine release, reinforcing a sense of happiness and joy. Dopamine jewellery might be different to each and every wearer – to one person, it might be brightly coloured, ‘happy’ jewellery. To another, it might be a piece engraved with the name of their child. And to someone else, it could be a stack of bracelets, collected at different milestones in their life. 

Key features of dopamine jewellery: 

  • Personalisation: Dopamine jewellery should be highly customisable. Wearers often choose symbols or messages that resonate with their personal goals, achievements, or sources of happiness. 
  • Positive Impact: Dopamine jewellery serves as a constant source of motivation and positivity. It should leave a lasting impact on the wearer, no matter how big or small. 
  • Gift & ‘Gram worthy: Dopamine jewellery makes a thoughtful and meaningful gift for loved ones. Dopamine jewellery – with its pretty colours and unique meaning – also makes for a great Instagram post! 

Why Is dopamine jewellery gaining popularity? 

There are plenty of theories about why dopamine jewellery is gaining popularity. It might be about a return to one’s authentic self, and a movement away from the digital world – a small reminder, daily, about what is truly important. It might also be a response to getting back to the ‘real world’ after years of Covid lockdowns, and remembering that small things often bring the most joy. 

Looking for your own piece of dopamine jewellery?

Want your own little slice of jewellery happiness? Check out our selection of beautiful jewellery pieces, and find the one that speaks to you – in whichever way that might be.