Okay, hear me out: Statement jewelry looks stellar on just about everybody, but it's called "statement" for a reason. These aren't the kind of pieces that you're typically able to wear all the time — they're once-a-weekers, at best. As a minimalist when it comes to accessorizing, I've always preferred a dainty bracelet to a bejeweled cuff. And, while there's nothing wrong with embracing bold accoutrements (Shourouk is amazing), these gems are simply not for everyday wear — or for everyone
. An itsy-bitsy, studded earring; a skinny, chain necklace; a teensy, initial ring — these are my bread and butter.
And, Team R29's got a hunch that this season will be all about going back to the basics. So, if you, too, share similar sentiments with this editor, then boy
, do we have some eye candy for you. Check out 18 of the sweetest, little gems to put a smile on your face and a sparkle on your ear, finger, neck, et cetera (including my personal favorite
The best part? We'll wear and love these delicate trinkets for years to come — making them worth every