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    24 Pieces Of Gold Jewelry That Are As Affordable As They Are Pretty

    Whether you prefer solid gold jewelry or pretty, gold-plated pieces, we found a 'lil somethin', somethin' to add some sparkle to your outfit.

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    1. A pair of heart-shaped wire studs for when you wanna keep things simple. The heart wants what it wants, after all.

    GLDN

    Get it from GLDN for $19 (available in 14k gold fill, sterling silver, and rose gold fill).

    2. These astrology-inspired gold-plated coin pendants that'll make your jewelry collection seem out of this world for a price that isn't. There are tiny zodiac symbols etched around the ring, but your sun sign is front and center.

    BitsnPiecess / Etsy

    The necklaces are handmade and feature gold-plated brass.

    Get it from BitsnPiecess on Etsy for $17.99 (available in all 12 zodiac signs and in six different chain lengths).

    3. A simple gold nose ring with a tiny crystal that may be pretty, but could never outshine your personality.

    Amazon

    The nose ring is made from 14k yellow gold and has a cubic zirconia crystal on top.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    4. Asymmetrical gold hoops you'll never want to take off because they're the statement piece you didn't know you needed.

    Madewell

    The earrings are made from gold-plated brass.

    Get it from Madewell for $28.

    5. Threader earrings because they're high drama on not that high of a price tag.

    Amazon

    The earrings are made from stainless steel and 14k gold, and are hypoallergenic.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (also available with black or turquoise triangles).

    6. A gold-plated necklace featuring the western hemisphere. If you can't afford a plane ticket right now, this pendant might curb your wanderlust at least a little.

    Nordstrom Rack

    The necklaces are 14k yellow gold-plated brass.

    Get it from Nordstrom Rack for $22.97.

    7. This personalized pendant that'll add a vintage feel to any outfit — FYI, I bought one with my initial a few weeks ago and I haven't even looked at the other necklaces I own since.

    FawningInLove / Etsy

    The pendant is plated with 24k gold, and the chains are filled with 14k gold.

    Get it from FawningInLove on Etsy for $30+ (available in all 26 letters of the alphabet and in five different chain lengths).

    8. A gold-covered chunky band ring with a sparkly center because it'll leave anyone who looks at it dazzled.

    Frasier Sterling

    The rings are adjustable and are made of 14k gold plated brass.

    Get it from Frasier Sterling for $25.

    9. This 14k gold-plated cuff because, FINALLY, you can treat your sensitive ears to something pretty without spending a huge chunk of change.

    Amazon

    These earrings are plated with 14k gold and are nickel- and lead-free and hypoallergenic.

    Promising review: "I have very sensitive ears. Very sensitive. These don’t bother me at all. I can wear them all day and night. I started with one pair and loved them so much I had to get another pair." —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in yellow gold, silver, and rose gold).

    10. A stellar-looking sun and moon bracelet that's plated with gold and good vibes.

    Nordstrom Rack

    The bracelet is 14k yellow gold-plated brass.

    Get it from Nordstrom Rack for $24.97.

    11. Aaaaand, a pair of gold-plated, moon-shaped studs to match! They're quite the cosmic pair.

    Amazon

    The earrings are made of brass and have black cubic zirconia beads throughout.

    Promising review: "These earrings look very nice. I was afraid they would look too much like costume jewelry, but they do not. The color of the metal looks exactly like the description and the stones look very real. I get many compliments on them. They're definitely worth the small amount you pay." —L. Kozak

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50 (available in gold, white gold, and rose gold).

    12. These gold-plated hoops with a dangly star charm because they're totally meant to be your star-crossed crush.

    Purelei

    The earrings are made from stainless steel and are plated with 18k gold.

    Get it from Purelei for $25 (available in gold and silver).

    13. A pretty aromatherapy diffuser necklace that literally forces you to stop and smell the flower-scented essential oils.

    Amazon

    The pendant is made of surgical grade stainless steel, and comes with nine washable, reusable pads that you can add a drop of your favorite oil to for an on-the-go whiff of tranquility.

    Promising review: "I love this necklace!! I purchased it so I could have my favorite essential oil scents with me wherever I go, and specifically, I needed it for an upcoming five-hour exam I had to take, so I had something to keep me calm and centered. I love that there are several pads to use for different scents. They're very absorbent and the smell lasts for days and days. I've gotten so many compliments on it, and most people think there is a stone in there, depending on the color pad I have in. It had a nice weight and perfect size. It is very sturdy, too. I imagine you could use it with regular perfume and avoid having it wear off with sweat, or change its smell according to your body chemistry. This keeps it pure and right up close so you can smell it!" —Christina lane

    Get it from Amazon for $25.97.

    14. A heart charm choker — it looks so sweet you might actually kill 'em with kindness.

    Frasier Sterling

    The charm is 14k gold plated zinc.

    Get it from Frasier Sterling for $19 (originally $25).

    15. This pair of doubly cute fruit-inspired studs because they're sure to be the (pine)apple of any jewelry lover's eye.

    Nordstrom Rack

    The earrings are 14k yellow gold–plated sterling silver.

    Get it from Nordstrom Rack for $22.97.

    16. These gold-covered triangle earrings that are as sharp as your taste in cute jewelry.

    Amazon

    These earrings are made of copper and are nickel and lead–free.

    Promising review: "I love these triangle earrings!! They're a beautiful gold color, very stylish, and well made. They're just the right weight of an earring for me. Not too heavy, but not too light. They are perfect. These are my favorite pair of earrings! —MariaLM

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in eight colors).

    17. A super unique acorn necklace for anyone who's ever wanted to be more in-tune with nature (or if you just really love acorns, that's totes cool, too).

    TrishasTemptations / Etsy

    The necklaces are made with REAL acorns that are dipped in 24k gold.

    Get it from TrishasTemptations on Etsy for $23.20.

    18. These intricate coin dangles that look so elegant you'll never waste time in front of the mirror swapping accessories ever again.

    ASOS

    The earrings are made from a mix of brass and zinc and have a goldtone finish.

    Get it from ASOS for $29.

    19. A sterling silver but gold-plated circle pendant so you can treat yourself to some neck candy and still have money left over for seconds.

    Amazon

    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 gold, rose gold, and silver).

    20. These emerald green stone earrings with a gold-plated shell to keep your bank account grounded in the positives.

    Amazon

    The earrings are plated with gold.

    Promising review: "I love these earrings and will be ordering more in other colors. They are very lightweight, which is my number one priority. I can wear them all day without my ears hurting. They are a little smaller than I expected from some of the photos, but that doesn't bother me." —Emily Trolio

    Get it from Amazon for $10.41 (available in 19 colors).

    21. A crystal cuff bracelet you'll want to wear 'til death do you part. I now pronounce you trendy and not broke.

    Nordstrom

    The cuff is gold plated and features embedded crystals throughout.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $20.98 (originally $35).

    22. This dainty chained gold stud that's pretty much the missing link your jewelry box has gone on without for far too long.

    Mejuri

    These earrings are made from solid $14k gold.

    Get it from Mejuri for $30.

    23. A pair of gold-covered GUESS hoops with a hidden, glittery surprise that gives a whole other meaning to "bang for your buck."

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I get sooo many compliments on these earrings! They look more expensive than they are and who doesn’t love great quality at a great price?!?!" —musicalmj

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in gold and silver).

    24. And a Rocksbox subscription so you can have three gorgeous pieces of jewelry that fit your tastes arrive at your door on a monthly basis.

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    How it works: Check out their reservoir of designer jewelry pieces and create a wishlist of the ones you love. Once your box of beautiful little things arrives, you can choose to keep the pieces you really love and send back the ones you don't — all boxes come with a prepaid envelope just in case.

    Get it from Rocksbox for $21 per month.

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