The Best Jewelry Gift Ideas to Give at Every Price Point

jewelry gift ideas at every price point

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@fashionwithjazz; WEARING: Misho Pandaia Earrings ($194); Who What Wear Collection Sasha Cutout Bodysuit ($125) and West Slip Skirt ($155).

Allow me to take you through a little exercise: Imagine your loved one unwrapping their holiday gift, and their eyes light up like the moon on a dark winter night. What have you given them? Without fail, I can tell you the best gifts I’ve ever received are always jewelry. Don’t get me wrong—I love unwrapping a gift from a Black-owned brand, and I live for a good handbag, but jewelry, well, it’s never disappointed me. There are trendy gifts, and then there are timeless gifts, and jewelry always falls in the latter.

Whether you’re shopping for your mother, your stylish friend, or your partner, the simplest gift idea that can ensure the biggest awe factor is always something sparkly. But before you stress over the price tag, the style, or where to even shop for jewelry online, keep reading as I’ve rounded up the 72 best jewelry gift ideas at every price point. Trust me when I say these gifts will delight and dazzle.

Under $50

Give them a pair of earrings as eccentric as they are.

Shopping for someone quirky? This cute gummy bear ring will satisfy their cravings.

The hammered detail on these earrings makes them look way more expensive than they are. 

Less can be more. Case in point? This stunning dainty ring.

I own quite a few pieces from the demi-fine jewelry brand Argentino Vivo, and I’m telling you now, every piece is more luxurious than its price tag.

Giving them a simple initial necklace is a fail-proof thoughtful gift idea.

That cool Gen Zer on your shopping list will look so good in these earrings.

That person who gives Cali-cool vibes will love this anklet.

They’ll never know you scored these layered necklaces for under $50.

This simple silver ring will stun anyone on your shopping list. 

For floral fanatics, it doesn’t get much better than these petunia-shaped earrings. 

Carrie Bradshaw has her iconic nameplate necklace, and now they can have their own too.

Under $100

I own a lot of jewelry, but this ring is by far one of my favorite pieces.

For the fashion and food-obsessed, it doesn’t get better than these baby bok choy earrings.

What better way to show them a little love than with this cute pearl and beaded necklace from the small jewelry brand, Emri Studio?

Is it just me, or does the idea of unwrapping this cowboy-inspired earring set make you want to say “yeehaw” too? 

I own this beautiful ring as well, and I’m telling you it’s worth every penny.  

I own these earrings, and I’m telling you they’re the perfect gift for your most stylish friend.

I’ve been given one of these necklaces, and it’s honestly one of the best jewelry gifts I’ve ever received.

I’ll say it again: Initial jewelry is never a bad idea. These 14k studs will stun them, trust me.

Wanting to support a Black-owned business? Then look no further than Soko Jewelry. Their affordable jewelry makes for the perfect gift. 

Shopping for a devout minimalist? A set of simple hoop earrings is sure to dazzle them.

Under $150

Umm, is your jaw on the floor too? Cult Gaia just gets it.

For the zodiac enthusiast, it doesn’t get better than a pendant with their astrological talisman. 

Not sure if they prefer dainty or statement jewelry? Skip the stress and give the most timeless gift of all: a chic watch.

If they’re constantly streaming new music, give them these one-of-a-kind earrings that wrap around their headphones. 

 I can envision Machine Gun Kelly wearing this necklace.

When in doubt, a quality ring is the perfect jewelry gift idea. 

These aren’t your typical hoop earrings, and I’m not mad about it.

If this doesn’t make their eyes sparkle, IDK what will.

You can’t take them to the moon, but you can give them the universe (in the form of earrings).

Chunky chains have become a staple in the fashion set’s wardrobe, so this Eliou bracelet is the perfect gift idea.

Every time I wear my SVNR earrings, I get all the compliments—they’re a must-shop for any jewelry collector.

Under $250

Trust me when I say chain belts are the wardrobe staple you didn’t even know you needed.

Since getting these hoops, I’ve been wearing them nonstop, as they’re the perfect hoop earrings.

I never considered myself a watch person until I got this stunning Breda watch. It’s become the one piece I can’t leave the house without.

Made with sapphires and 10k solid yellow gold, this is the most affordable yet luxe pair of earrings you can give them.

Another Black-owned jewelry brand you should be shopping this season? Omi Woods.

They’ll love this crystal-and-topaz heart-shaped ring.

The contrasting Swarovski crystals on this gold chain bracelet is breathtaking. 

 

Who said jewelry was just for the girls? This simple chain necklace is the perfect gift for any man in your life.

The first time I stumbled upon this chain watch from Larsson Jennings, my jaw dropped.

Customizable nameplate hoop earrings? Don’t mind if we do. 

Under $500

Remind them how special they are with this sterling silver affirmation necklace.

Have you ever seen a unique ring? I’d jump through hoops to get my hands on this piece.

These Missoma earrings have been on my very own wish list, so that should tell you everything you need to know.

Yes, I realize this is another floral-inspired jewelry inclusion, but can you blame me? These anemone sterling silver earrings are gorgeous.

For jewelry lovers, collecting unique pieces is the name of the game, so it only makes sense to give them a piece from Alighieri.

This ear cuff did not need to go that hard.

Did you know that Aurate New York specializes in creating sustainable jewelry? So you can feel good giving any of their pieces. 

Prediction: These earrings will garner you all the compliments. 

No other jewelry brand quite evokes Afrofuturism like Khiry. Each piece melds culture with metal to create genuinely divine jewelry with sculptural demi-fine pieces meant to explore the diaspora.

Whether you’re shopping for your mother or your bestie, these baroque threaders are made to be gifted.

Fine Jewelry to Splurge On

If Santa is reading this, please feel free to slip this ring under the tree for me. 

Give them something they can pass down for generations to come.

Never has Cartier failed the assignment.

The most stylish person on your list has probably been lusting after a Bea Bongiasca piece, so show them you’re in the know and gift them this. 

Someone, please send help, as I’ve been unable to stop staring at this two-tone sapphire necklace. 

Want to get them something exceptional? Gemist offers customizable demi-fine and fine jewelry starting at $108 that you can design yourself.

Give cuffing season a new meaning by gifting your partner (and yourself) with matching bangles from the Black-owned jewelry brand Third Crown. 

Go ahead, give into your teenage self and treat yourself to this iconic Tiffany Necklace you didn’t get a chance to buy in the ’00s. 

The most sophisticated person on your shopping list will love these.

Still unsure what jewelry gift idea they’ll love the most? Forget picking one thing—give them this jewelry advent calendar. 24 days of jewelry is sure to land you on the nice list for life.

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