In Black culture, the significance of jewelry runs deep. Whether it’s larger-than-life hoops and liquid gold Cuban links or intricately hand-beaded necklaces and vibrant Fulani earrings, the symbolism is there. That's why these valuable, artisan-made jewels are more than just sparkly baubles — they're the perfect holiday surprise to give this year if you want to let a loved one know, “Hey, you mean a lot to me.”
Ahead, we highlighted 22 Black-owned jewelry brands and designers with detailed craftsmanship and undeniable charm that gives their jewelry an extra special twinkle. Click through these icy slides and discover an online shop or two that will make your giftee's eyes sparkle in awe.
This story includes Black-owned businesses selected as part of Black+, an initiative by VICE Media Group and The National Urban League to support Black Entrepreneurs with free marketing and mentorship opportunities.
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