No need to wait for a major event, like a proposal, to get a diamond. These days, jewelers are making teeny-tiny diamond pieces that are as affordable as they are adorably chic. From studs to delicate necklaces, here are 12 pieces to treat yourself to.
A wear everyday, keep forever piece.
Jennifer Meyer ring, $450; ylang23.com
The yin and yang of earrings.
Minor obsessions studs, $360; minorobsessions.com
These asymmetrical styles are what the cool girls are wearing.
Loren Stewart earrings, $510; lorenstewart.com
A timeless piece that could be passed down for generations.
Finn necklace, $895; twistonline.com
Consider this the sexy new way to wear jewelry—and you don’t even need pierced ears.
Jennie Kwon ear cuff, $495; jenniekwondesigns.com
Layer these with the initials of loved ones.
Bianca Pratt necklace, $740; barneys.com
This elegant, organic band looks great alone or stacked with others.
Bittersweets NY ring, $695; catbirdnyc.com
This is a cool, updated version of your everyday diamond studs.
Wendy Nichol studs, $240; wendynicholnyc.com
Everyone can use a little bit of luck—this one is super dainty on the wrist.
Melissa Joy Manning bracelet, $340; Melissajoymanning.com
A friendship bracelet for your fancy friends.
Scosha bracelet, $295; shop.scosha.com
Want an edgy look but not ready to commit? This pair gives the illusion of having double-pierced ears.
Maria Black earrings, $380; netaporter.com