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    34 Delicate Pieces Of Jewelry That Won't Drain Your Bank Account

    Let your look say "I'm rich" without actually spending all your hard-earned cash.

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    Tired of your everyday jewelry but don't have the dollars to ~splurge~ on new baubles? What if I said you could have both new jewels AND still be able to feed yourself?

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    Yep, that's what I thought. From delicate necklaces and bracelets to subtle rings and earrings, there are so many pieces of jewelry you can buy that only look expensive. Here are some options:

    1. Three pairs of stainless steel hoops, to get your hanging earring collection off to a good start.


    If you're newly interested in hoops and not sure if you'll like the way they look on you, this is a great starter set. It comes with gold, silver, and rose gold pairs that'll match all of your outfits.

    Promising review: "Love this set!! Super inexpensive, but look very expensive. Best thing is they are very secure — however if my toddler yanks at my earrings, they will easily slide off. This is actually a good thing, so I don’t have to worry about him tearing my earlobe. They have never fallen off on their own. I’ve bought two pairs now, one for myself and one for a gift. It won’t be the last time I repurchase." —Edna

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A circle pendant you can layer with other jewelry or wear by itself for a minimalist look.


    Delicate necklaces are kind of my ~thing~. I have tons of them and never get tired of receiving them as gifts. This circle pendant would be a perfect addition to any jewelry lover's collection — even if they already have a bunch of similar items.

    Promising review: "I love this necklace! Just what I wanted! It is dainty, but not a weak chain. I wear it alone or layer it with other jewelry...either way, it is classy. I love the way the light reflects off of it. I also like the way there is a built-in extension to the chain so when I am layering it, I wear it a bit tighter than when I wear it alone." —burkehart

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in three styles).

    3. A bralette body chain for taking any going out look you've got to the ~next level~.

    Forever 21

    Get creative with your jewelry! Add this high-polished beaded body chain to a basic tank for an outfit that'll leave everyone envious of your accessorizing skillz.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $7.90.

    4. A stunning pair of hoops that'll act like a cuff and hug right onto your ear — no extra unwanted space!, Amazon

    I have three piercings on each earlobe (plus a cartilage piercing) and am always on the prowl for a cute set to add to my collection. After spotting these simple but pretty hoops, I'm definitely adding them to my Amazon cart.

    Promising review: "I got both the white-gold and rose-gold hoops; they’re gorgeous and just tiny enough to wrap around your ear. I also have extremely sensitive skin and have had zero problems with these. Amazing earrings for the price. Will most likely buy again at some point." —Amanda Hasselman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in six styles).

    5. A simple necklace with five baguettes made of rose gold and simulated morganite to fool everyone into thinking you're wealthy.


    Right now I'm verrrry obsessed with rose gold, but naturally can't afford to do a major overhaul of my jewelry collection. Simple pieces like this one are just dazzling enough to appear like they cost way more than they do. Fab, right?

    Get it from Walmart for $10.88.

    6. A leafy ear crawler that can be worn a bunch of different ways, making it one of the most versatile pieces of jewelry you'll own.

    Not only does this ear crawler look very cool, but it's also hypoallergenic. It's ideal for anyone who wants to test out this trend without having to worry about unpleasant reactions.

    Promising review: "I love these versatile earnings. I have had so many compliments on them. I like to wear one in my cartilage and the other side in my lower lobe. I have found several different ways to use them and I bet there are more I haven't discovered. I wear them most of the time now." —Tommie Kessler

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in silver and gold tones).

    7. A simple elephant pendant, perfect for you if you're always obsessing over those gentle giants.

    Forever 21

    Is it me, or does everyone have someone in their lives who's obsessed with elephants? I can't blame them! They are such fascinating, adorable creatures. Pay tribute to them with this simple necklace.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $4.90.

    8. A rhinestone choker, because every '90s kid deserves an upgrade to their fave accessory.

    Free People

    I'm not saying don't wear your stretchy black tattoo choker to your cousin's christening, I just think your grandma might appreciate this delicate, rhinestone one instead.

    Get it from Free People for $9.95 (available in two styles).

    9. A gold-plated triangle necklace that'll impress even the pickiest of fashionistas.


    Looking for something understated you can wear every day? This triangle beauty is right up your alley! It's nickel-free, lead-free, and hypoallergenic, so even if you're sensitive to certain metals you can rock this necklace.

    Promising review: "Really like this necklace. I always wear simple, understated jewelry, and this necklace is great for adding a little splash of color without being a focal point. It's also well-made. I fidget with it a lot and never take it off, and it's holding up really well." —B mueller

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three styles).

    10. A set of nine lotus-inspired earrings for the look of a cuff but the feel of a simple stud.


    This style of earring is so fun! I love that they are styled around lotus flowers and how unique each pair looks. Definitely need these in my life — and so do you.

    Promising review: "This set was an incredible value for a beautiful selection of earrings. It’s cool how you put the post in your ear, then a dangle, then the earring back — it’s such an elegant look. The assortment is lovely, including some earrings that are fancier and some more casual. Excellent collection! Highly recommend! A+." —J. McKeon

    Get a set of nine from Amazon for $11.99.

    11. A coin bracelet that looks so decadent no one will ever believe it costs less than $6.

    Forever 21

    Jewelry featuring coins is very trendy right now, but can be super expensive. Don't break the bank on this one — pick up this stretchy bracelet with etched coins and beaded accents.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $5.90.

    12. A Y-necklace to play up any V-neck or dress you already have in your closet.


    When it comes down to it, this necklace is just a simple Y-shaped chain. And honestly, that's all you need when you're already wearing a shirt that makes a bold statement!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in seven styles).

    13. A delicate initial necklace, in case you prefer simple jewelry you can wear every day., Amazon

    ...or so you can scream-sing the Taylor Swift lyrics "I want to wear his initial on a chain 'round my neck not because he owns me but 'cause he really knows me." Either way! Fab purchase.

    Promising review: "I was in search of a small disc pendant with an initial — I just got married and am fully embracing my new last name. For the price and quality, I am FLOORED by Pavoi. I am a jewelry photographer/retoucher and I have to admit I RARELY see quality this good on the most expensive pieces from top brands." —Alea Z

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in 26 styles).

    14. A set of six earring pairs, presented on a seed-paper backing you can then plant to grow your own flowers.

    Free People

    This set would make for the perfect gift! I love that they can be used to jazz up your entire ear's worth of piercings and of course that they come with seed paper. From love and good vibes to travel and creativity, each set is designed to inspire a certain goal. Obsessed.

    Get it from Free People for $28 (available in four styles).

    15. A lotus necklace that symbolizes new beginnings for a fresh start each morning when you clasp it.


    The sentiment behind this piece of jewelry is so refreshing. Whether you're looking for a symbolic accessory or trying to find the perfect gift for your yogi friend, this necklace is certainly lovely.

    Promising review: "This is a lovely petite pendant necklace, very well made, adjustable length chain (which is nice to have) plus packaged nicely for gift giving. I showed the necklace to my daughter and she really liked it as well plus hinted that she'd like to have one... looks like I may be placing another order, one for her as well as one for myself..." —Patty Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $19.93.

    16. Stackable eternity bands that'll make you want to jump around and perform the "Single Ladies" dance like Beyoncé.


    Add some glitz and glam to your digits by purchasing these stackable rings in every style!

    Promising review: "I purchased two of these rings to surround my engagement ring. I wanted to try these to see how they would look with my diamond ring before looking for, 'the real thing.' These are really quite nice and I don't feel the need to replace them. I've worn them every day since I got them and haven't removed them to do the dishes, etc. and they are holding up perfectly. " —Dawn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four styles).

    17. An initial necklace for the couple who are still in their lovey-dovey, PDA-filled honeymoon stage.


    Have a best friend who's obsessed with their significant other or a sister who just got married? They are sure to looooove this piece of jewelry. This necklace can be personalized with two cursive initials separated by a heart or an ampersand, perfect for the lovebirds in your life.

    Promising review: "I love it! Very delicate and cute. I love all the customizing options and how quickly the product arrived. I wear necklaces every day and love to wear things that are unique and special to me. This was an anniversary gift for myself to represent my love for my husband. I would recommend this necklace to anyone!!!" —Danielle Rosario

    Get it from Amazon for $22.50 (available in three styles).

    18. A symbolic olive branch ring that'll bring good vibes to your wardrobe or make for an excellent "please forgive me" gift., Amazon

    How sweet would this be to receive as a promise ring? Valentine's Day IS just around the corner ;)

    Promising review: "This ring is very pretty and delicate looking which is exactly what I was looking for. It's easily adjusted and light on my finger. So far, although delicate looking, it has held up well and even withstood very cold temperatures when I forgot to take it off at work. Very impressed. Good buy for price." —Christie

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three styles).

    19. A personalized necklace of a baby's heartbeat in case you've been dying to bring the soon-to-be parent in your life to tears.

    DaniqueTrends / Etsy

    Just thinking about gifting this to someone is making me choke up. This necklace is so special — it features the actual transcription of your (or your loved one's) baby's heartbeat from an ultrasound. It doesn't get much more emotional than that.

    Promising review: "I received one when I was pregnant and loved it. I got this one to give to a coworker who just found out she was pregnant. She LOVES it!!! Has thanked me multiple times and says it’s her favorite piece of jewelry!" —Lauren Levine

    Get it from DaniqueTrends on Etsy for $24.99+ (available in multiple styles).

    20. A simple opal choker that'll help provide sustainable water in Africa (yes, really!).


    This necklace is so much more than it appears! It's sold by Benevolence Los Angeles, which promises to contribute $5 of each purchase to a sustainable water system in Africa through their charity partner H4O. This is a wonderful gift for someone (like YOURSELF) who loves dainty jewelry and giving back.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97+ (available in three styles).

    21. Midi rings, because why should the middle of your fingers be left out of all the accessorizing fun?, Amazon

    If you're too cool for regular ol' rings, give these trendy midi rings a try!

    Promising review: "Beautiful rings, great quality. I bought these to wear as midi rings. My wedding set is multi-toned so I wanted something to go with that as well. These rings are thin but strong. They are true to color and so far have not faded, chipped or scratched. They are comfort fit so you forget you are wearing them at all. Even though I have only had them for a short time, I have worn them in the shower, washing dishes, collecting chicken eggs... etc. " —Greenwald

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three styles).

    22. A pack of six studded earring pairs you can mix 'n' match, ideal if you have multiple piercings.

    Free People

    If you're indecisive about what earrings to wear, this is a fabulous set for you! It comes with six different pairs, so you can rotate through them all week long. I personally love the pressed flower ones and the seashells — so cute.

    Get it from Free People for $28 (available in three styles).

    23. A ~healing crystal~ necklace so gorgeous and classic you could wear it every day to channel good vibes.

    Honeycatus / Etsy

    Not only will people think you picked up a rare find, but you'll be able to welcome positive vibes into your everyday life through this trinket. Sounds like a winner to me!

    Get it from Honeycatus on Etsy for $21 (available in 10 styles).

    24. A lunar necklace that is a must-have if you're one of those people that shouts, "Look at the moon!" no matter what phase it's in.


    This necklace is delicate and comes in a variety of moon phase — definitely Neil Armstrong–approved.

    Promising review: "This is so perfect for me. It's small, delicate, dainty, and very simple. I don't normally wear silver, but this really looks lovely. It didn't twist around my neck all day, I was in very warm weather (sweating and walking around a golf course for several hours) and it wore beautifully. Such a wonderful piece to add to my collection." —KDelo

    Get it from Amazon for $10.97+ (available in seven styles).

    25. A mountain ring to represent your love of adventure and to take your jewelry collection to ~new heights~.


    This adjustable 'lil guy can be worn on any finger, making it the ideal ring to go with any of your current jewelry. You're welcoooome.

    Promising review: "The ring is not heavy and bulky — so I really like wearing it as a casual ring! It easily fits on top of my other rings. It sits comfortably on my finger and doesn't pinch, even on my thumb where it doesn't fit all the way around. It's a good size and such a cute design. I LOVE it! :)" —Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $9.80 (available in four styles).

    26. Or a set of mountain studs, so you can really pay tribute to the wanderlust you've been feeling.

    miaandmac / Etsy

    Whether you live for the great outdoors or you simply love to travel, these tiny mountain earrings are sure to bring a smile to your face. They're about a half-inch long, making them perfect for incorporating into your everyday looks.

    Get it from miaandmac on Etsy for $10 (available in gold and silver).

    27. Matching necklaces for you and your BFF to share (because how PRECIOUS is that?).


    This sweet set of necklaces will remind you and your best friend to be a guiding compass for one another, no matter where you are. Excuse me, I just have a little dust in my eye....

    Promising review: "I bought this as a birthday gift for my niece who lives in another state. I can't tell you how much we both love it. It's pretty high-quality considering the cost, and I love the 16'' length of the chain. I have the silver one and I've been wearing it literally 24/7 (I only take it off to shower) with no change to the color. Super happy with this purchase!" —B. Mills

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    28. A Cinderella-inspired bangle that'll motivate you to keep on keepin' on (while looking fancy at the same time).

    Lillian & Co.

    To say I'm in love with this product would be a massive understatement. I own seven different styles and even gifted each of my bridesmaids one as a thank-you for being in my wedding. With so many sweet Disney quotes to choose from, you can really find the perfect bracelet for anyone in your life. My personal favorite is the "have faith in your dreams" bangle — I wear it every day to keep the magic of Disney with me at all times.

    Get it from Lillian & Co. for $32 (available in three styles).

    29. Subtle rainbow earrings, ideal for matching literally every outfit you own.


    You know what's probably inside the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? These earrings. They're not overpowering at all and definitely will add the little splash of extra color you're looking for.

    Get it from ModCloth for $12.

    30. A raw amethyst ring that may look like you dropped a wad of cash on it, but actually costs less than $30.

    BuddhaBlossomJewels / Etsy

    The combination of the copper band with the purple amethyst is simply dazzling. Excuse me while I buy one for me and for you.

    Promising review: "The ring is gorgeous. I got it as a gift for my sister and it came in a cute little box with a crystal inside. I love it so much that I’m going to get one for myself!" —Megan Crandall

    Get it from BuddhaBlossomJewels on Etsy for $29.99 (available in sizes 1–16).

    31. Handmade stacking bracelets made of glass beads, so unique you'll actually want to brag about them to anyone who will listen.

    ToccoDiLustro / Etsy

    How fantastic is this accessory? Sorry in advance, you're going to want to wear this bracelet every single day and will likely purchase enough to fill up your entire wrist.

    Get it from ToccoDiLustro on Etsy for $29+ (available in sizes 6"–8" and in five styles).

    32. Minimal threader earrings to flawlessly accent your Ariana Grande–style ponytail.


    If you often finding yourself without time to intricately do your hair (and who DOES have that kind of time?), you might as well pick up expensive-looking earrings like these to make your look still feel classy.

    Get it from ModCloth for $12.

    33. A nameplate necklace so, just like on Cheers, everybody will know your name.


    Nameplate necklaces never go out of style, so order yours now and get ready to have a new favorite go-to accessory! This version of the classic accessory is very elegant and will definitely go with any outfit. You can choose from over five chain lengths and eight font styles — so customizable!

    Promising review: "I purchased this for my girlfriend. For the price, this was great quality and we were both very impressed with it. The font was just like what was specified. She's been wearing it for a month now and it still looks just like new, with no signs of wear." —J.T.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four styles).

    34. And a package of assorted high-polish rings featuring faux gems, rhinestones, and filigree bands to scream "IT'S EXPENSIVE TO BE ME."

    Forever 21

    Erika Jayne is shaking in her over-the-knee boots. Pick up this set of eight rings and get ready to be asked over and over "where'd you get that ring from?" each time you wear a different one. OR go all out and wear 'em all at once like the diva you are.

    Get a set of eight from Forever 21 for $9.90 (available in sizes 6–8).

    Your friends, when you tell them just how much that new piece of jewelry cost you:

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