Jewelry is the finishing touch that can make any outfit feel more polished. But oftentimes, the price for one necklace can cost more than your entire wardrobe. To find pieces that look like a million bucks (but actually cost less than $40), it’s all about knowing the best spots that balance quality and cost. All of the sources below offer pieces that will quickly become the most popular baubles in your jewelry box, but that you won’t have to take out a second mortgage to afford.
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When you’re looking to stock your jewelry box with lots of affordable finds, the Baublebar has it all. From statement-making cocktail rings to everyday bracelets, this site has everything.
When you want to wear the trendy style of the season, but don’t want to spend too much on a fad that could be over in a couple years, turn to Madewell’s amazing jewelry selection. From dainty rings to statement tassel earrings, this spot has all of the must-have pieces of the season.
No only is Kendra Scott the source of our favorite necklace of all time (it’s the perfect birthday present), but it also offers stunning bracelets, rings, and earrings.
Cost Plus World Market
Better known for its home decor, the jewelry selection at Cost Plus World Market is it’s best-kept secret. You’ll find cuff bracelets, stone pendant necklaces, and lots of hoop earrings.
Delicate and feminine, Gorjana is a reliable source for bracelets, stacking rings, and layered necklaces. Their impressive selection of power gemstones also makes this a go-to spot for birthday presents.
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This fashion brand that got it’s start in Europe and is becoming more and more popular in the U.S. is known for it’s cool-girl-approved finds. When you’re hunting for a statement piece (hello, geometric dangling earrings), this should be your first stop.
When you’re looking for something unique or handmade that all of your coworkers won’t already own, Etsy is hands down the best source to shop. Scroll through the endless offerings from independent makers, or shop our favorite sellers.
A top spot to find delicate little rings and dainty bracelets. The prices range, but there are affordable finds mixed in. Plus, you can order sweet personalized pieces.
When you want to test out a trend, but don’t plan to invest in a piece you’ll keep forever, H&M is your best bet. The ultra-affordable prices give you permission to try out beaded tassel earrings or a choker necklace, even if you’re not sold on the trend.
Reasonably priced and stylish, J.Crew has what you’ll need to complete your work-ready ensemble. From gold hoops to pendant necklaces, these pieces will elevate your outfit.