Don’t get us wrong: We love our delicate stacking rings and we wear our heirloom trinkets with pride. But, sometimes, our necks (and wrists, and ears) crave a little more glamour — and not just for going out. And, just because we don’t have enough excess dough to drop on the contents of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry box, doesn’t mean we can’t stock up on gemstone-encrusted pieces that are just as fabulous.
Which is why we searched for crazy-affordable costume jewelry — we’re talking everything from glitzy rhinestone chandelier danglers to a statement necklace — that isn’t nearly as tacky as the term “costume jewelry” might connote. Once the memories of dressing up in your grandmother’s clip-on earrings subside, click through for our favorite under-$100 sparklers sure to brighten up your wardrobe this spring.