23 Stunning Silver Nails to Try in 2021

Whether in fashion, makeup or nails, silver is one of the most stylish colors that you can wear. It is such a versatile color and it can look trendy, edgy or even elegant. So, it suits everyone and any occasion. With that said, we think it is the perfect color to add to your nail polish collection and a great color to try on your nails the next time you can visit the nail salon. To give you some silver nail inspiration, we have 23 of the best silver nails. You will find glitter, butterflies, hearts and even some subtle manicures. Take a look to get inspired! You can even try some of these yourself for your next DIY nail art project.

1. Grey and Silver Nails

The first nail idea is simple and super cute. Here we have short nails. Two nails are metallic silver while the others are light grey. There is also an accent nail in glitter silver. The grey and silver color combo is so stylish and easy to wear. You can recreate this look with any grey shade. This design will look amazing on longer nails as well.

2. Metallic Silver Nails

If you want to make a statement in silver, then this nail idea is for you. This mani features long nails that are all painted in a trendy metallic silver chrome. It is such a bold but easy to create design. You can buy nail polishes like this online. Keep it simple like this or you can jazz it up with glitter or rhinestones.

Metallic Silver Nail Design

Source: @_beyliz_

3. Beautiful Butterfly Nails

This next nail idea is one of our favorites! These nails have a magical silver butterfly design. So, two nails have textured wave art and the other three nails are frosted with a silver butterfly wing design. It is a stunning mani and the wings look ethereal. You can hand-paint the wings and there are tutorials for all different wing designs online. Full silver sequin butterflies are available online.

Beautiful Butterfly Coffin Nails

Source: @riyathai87

4. Nude Nails with Silver Foil Tips

Next, we have a stunning and chic way to wear silver. For this look, the nails are nude and each one has a silver holographic tip. There is also white stripe down the center of each nail. This is a trendy way to wear silver and it is quite low-key. This is great for those who like to try new nail art but don’t like anything too bold. This design looks like it was created with nail foils and those can be bought online.

5. Pink Marble and Glitter Nails

Like to wear cute and bright nail art? If so, take a look at this. Three of the nails have pink and white marble art and one nail is covered in silver glitter. Two different shades of pink have been used and all of the colors compliment the silver perfectly. This is a fun and vibrant nail idea that will be perfect for the spring and summer.

6. French Ombre and Silver Sparkle

Silver is so versatile so one day it can be edgy and trendy and the next it can be soft and elegant. This mani is very chic. Some of the nails feature French ombre. French ombre is like a French mani with the classic pink and white colors but they are blended to create ombre. While the others are decorated with silver glitter. This is a glam and pretty nail idea. It will suit everyone and it will be great for occasions like weddings.

7. Silver Hearts Nail Design

The next silver nail idea is so pretty and cute! For this look, the nails start white and then turn clear towards the tips. The clear sections are also decorated with silver sequin hearts. We love the hearts because they are stylish and sweet. You can recreate this look or just buy silver hearts online and stick them on any block color base. You could paint your whole nail white or maybe pink and then decorated with the hearts.

Silver Hearts Nail Design

Source: @sheadbeauty

8. Silver Glitter Coffin Nails

Love glitter? If so, take a look at this mani. Two nails are completely covered in silver glitter while the others are white with silver glitter towards the tips. The colors are stunning and the glitter is so glitzy and glam. This is another elegant mani that would be great for weddings and parties. Nail art like this would look amazing with a long stiletto shape as well.

Silver Glitter Coffin Nails

Source: @nailsbyeffi

9. Nude and Silver Glitter Nails

Next, we have another chic and easy to wear nail idea. The nails are a coffin shape. Three are painted nude and the others are silver and sparkly. One nail on each hand is also adorned with a rhinestone. It is a stunning and stylish mani. The nude color tones down the silver glitter so it is perfect for those who like glam but more low-key nails.

Nude and Silver Glitter Nails

Source: @nailsbybano

10. Glam and Glittery Mani

This next nail idea is another glitzy and glam one. Here we have long nails that are completely covered in glitter. The base of the nail is light silver glitter while the tips of the nails are darker with larger glitter particles. We love this mani and think the two glitter types look amazing together.

Glam and Glittery Silver Mani

Source: @nailsbyeffi

11. Nude Nails with Sparkly Tips

Next, we have another cute and subtle nail idea. This time the nails are short and nude. Each nail is also decorated with silver glitter at the tips. It is such a stylish, sparkly and easy to wear design. This is a great for the ladies who like to keep their nails chic but who also want a little glitz and glamour.

12. Edgy Silver Nails with Flames

The next mani is trendy and edgy. Most of the nails have a different design including silver chrome, glitter, grey flames and even barbed wire art. The unique art and grey and silver color combo look amazing together. You can find tutorials for flame nail art online. Recreate this look or you can use silver for the flames instead of grey.

13. Sparkly Pink and Silver Nails

This silver nail idea is another one of our favorites. For this look we have long coffin nails. Some of the nails are silver chrome and the others are light pink. Each nail is also decorated with a line of glitter. It is a fun, bright and glitzy mani. Try a similar look or you use a different texture for the nail colors instead of chrome. Matte would look gorgeous.

14. Elegant Nude Mani with Butterflies

Earlier in the post we featured a nail idea with silver butterfly wings. If you liked that idea, then take a look at this. This mani features long coffin nails and are all nude. Different art has been added such as glitter and sequin tips. The silver sequins are a beautiful butterfly shape and they look stunning. So instead of the wings, you get the whole butterfly. Silver butterfly sequins can be bought online.

Elegant Nude Mani with Silver Butterflies

Source: @yelli_nails

15. Black and Silver Coffin Nails

We love this next silver nail idea! This mani features trendy and stylish coffin nails. This design is unique because a few different designs have been used. These include a black and silver glitter design, v tips, and a metallic design. The art is beautiful and magical. This silver and black mani will really make a statement. Recreate the whole idea or use one or two designs on all nails.

16. Nude Nails with Silver Glitter

If you love glitz and glamour, then this nail idea is for you. Here we have long, nude nails with four nails jazzed up with sparkly silver glitter. The glitter is quite unique because it has both silver glitter and sequins. As you can see, these shades look amazing together and the design can suit all nail lengths and shapes. This is a gorgeous mani and it will look amazing on anyone.

17. Glitter Nail Design

This next mani is just stunning. For this look we have longer coffin nails and each one is covered in light and sparkly silver. It is a simple but very statement making look. All glitter nails like these will be perfect for parties, weddings, nights out, the prom and even the holiday season. Glitter like this will suit any nail length and shape.

Silver Glitter Nail Design

Source: @nailsbyeffi

18. Stylish Stiletto Nails

Next, we have a stylish silver nail idea to show you. Most of the nails have a different design including white chrome, silver glitter and silver chrome with small stars. It is a fun, trendy and glam mani that will wow. Recreate the whole look or use one or two of the designs on all your nails. We recommend the silver chrome with stars, that would look amazing.

19. White and Silver Nails

Like the white and silver color combo? If so, check out this mani. All of the nails have a different design including ombre, all over glitter and more. It is a chic and glam look. White and silver is a great combo for the summer and this mani will suit everyone. Again, you can recreate this or you can try just one or a couple of the designs if you want a more low-key look.

20. Dark Silver Glitter Nails

The next nail idea is another sparkly one. For this, the nails are all coffin shaped. It looks like each one is grey with silver glitter over the top which gives it a dark glittery look. We love this version of a silver glitter mani. The darker color is edgy, trendy and super glam. This design would also look amazing on stiletto nails.

Dark Silver Glitter Nails

Source: @nailsbyeffi

21. Nude Nails with Silver Holographic Tips

Earlier in the post we shared nude nails with silver holographic tips. If you liked that mani, then check this out. Here we have super long nails. Each one is nude and then the color changes into a holographic silver. It is a stunning look and it just shows a different way to wear the design. These nails will make a statement in style.

22. Glitzy Mani with Rhinestones

Next, we have another glitzy mani. This time the nails are nude with white chrome tips. The colors are separated with rhinestones. One nail is also adorned with silver rhinestones instead of the white color. This is a super glam mani that is perfect for those who like bling. Recreate this look or use silver for the tips rather than white.

23. Brown and Silver Nail Design

The last silver nail idea shows brown and silver color combo. For this look, two nails are dark brown, four are light brown and the other two are silver and sparkly. The dark brown looks stunning with the silver and the whole mani is pretty and glam. You can paint the thumb in any of the two colors but would suggest the dark brown.

Brown and Silver Nails

Source: @nailsbybano

We hope you have been inspired by these silver nails!

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