Organize Your Jewelry to Prevent Tangles

Last Updated on March 7, 2023 by Ellen Christian

Keep reading for some ideas on how to organize your jewelry to prevent tangles. I love jewelry and have written about my love of fashion jewelry several times. Lately, I’ve been enjoying vintage jewelry that I’ve found at thrift stores, and I’ve seen quite a few that are tangled beyond repair.

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How to Organize Your Jewelry to Prevent Tangles

How to Organize Your Jewelry

Most women have a variety of different types of jewelry including rings, anklets, bracelets, and necklaces. We probably even have brooches, earrings, watches, and a variety of other types of jewelry here and there. If you only have one or two pieces, storing them in a jewelry box works well. However, if you have more than that, it’s easy to get them tangled together if you’re not careful.

In most cases, it makes the most sense to organize your jewelry by type. You can keep all of the rings together. Slide the bracelets onto one rod. Hang the necklaces from hooks that are placed near each other. Clip the earrings on an earring tree.

How to organize your jewelry to prevent tangles

How to organize jewelry in a drawer

I’m not big on clutter and one of the ways to keep jewelry clutter to a minimum is by organizing your jewelry in a drawer. Simply separate everything by type and store each in its own organizer. I’ve seemed some cute DIY jewelry storage ideas where people make organizers from teacups that are placed in a large drawer. I love this in theory. But, it still manages to take up quite a bit of room I could have used for clothes.

Organizing with a jewelry armoire

The word armoire means a wardrobe or moveable cabinet. While they are often used for clothing, there are jewelry armoires that are used to store and organize your jewelry. There are many different styles of jewelry armoires that range in size from one that can sit on your dress to one that stands on the floor and has a mirror and chair. If space is at a premium in your home, or you simply don’t want one more than to vacuum or dust around, you might want to consider a door-mount jewelry armoire.

A door mount jewelry armoire has all of the benefits of a traditional armoire as far as space and organizing. But, because it’s mounted on the door, it doesn’t take up room on your dresser or in the corner of your room. An added plus is that there is a full-length door mirror on the front so you can see how you look when you get dressed.

How to organize your jewelry to prevent tangles

To give you an idea of the storage capacity, this jewelry armoire can hold:

  • Over 36 necklaces
  • 48 Earrings! (all earrings including hanging, studs, hoops, and clip)
  • 96 Rings!! 12 Compartments to hold watches, bracelets and more

If you’re wondering how to organize your jewelry to prevent tangles, a jewelry armoire is the best choice. Each necklace will hang on its own hook and with the door of the armoire closed, they will be protected and safe until you need them next.