Best jewelry gifts for a glamorous Christmas: Shop 43 celeb-approved gems

Celebrities know how to pick a gem of a present.

From David Beckham selecting 15 engagement rings for Victoria to the Kardashian-Jenner family exchanging crystal-covered Judith Leiber clutches, famous folks seemingly love nothing more than splurging on sparkling surprises.

But when it comes to wrapping up your own festive finds, copying celebrities’ needn’t bust your budget.

Bring — or should we say, bling? — your gifting A-game this year with the below present picks, including both budget-friendly baubles and luxury treasures from beloved brands like Kendra Scott and Jenny Bird.

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Jenny Bird Nouveau Puff Earrings

Jenny Bird

Jenny Bird’s bling is a favorite of stars like Selena Gomez, Hailey Bieber and Kendall Jenner. But you’d better shop fast, as Bird’s offerings are famous for flying off the shelves as soon as they’re stocked. (Case in point: these lightweight statement earrings have already sold out at least four times).

Melinda Maria Baroness Bracelet

A tennis bracelet
Melinda Maria

Melinda Maria’s sparkling stones are dead ringers for diamonds — but they’ll cost you much less than the real deal. Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Zendaya and Selena Gomez (to name just a few) all own pieces, and the latter star even wore this bracelet for a recent Fast Company cover shoot.

“We have stylists always say, ‘Oh my God, I love putting it on my client because it looks so expensive and they look amazing in it … but I don’t have to worry about if they lose it or not,” Maria once told Page Six Style of her work.

Kendra Scott Elisa Herringbone Gold Multi-Strand Necklace

A Kendra Scott Multi-Strand Elisa Necklace
Kendra Scott

Make things merry and bright with shimmery styles from Kendra Scott — including fresh takes on the Elisa necklace Taylor Swift and Simone Biles both own. Famous folks aren’t the only ones obsessed, as the jewelry designer once told Page Six Style her brand sells one original Elisa Necklace ($55 $44) every minute.

Phoebe Bridgers x Catbird Kissing Skull Friend Charm Set

Silver skull charms

No bones about it: The latest drop from Phoebe Bridger’s Catbird collection — including these skull-shaped friendship charms — are sure to sell out fast. Taylor Swift’s a fan of the styles, as she sported a now-sold-out pendant onstage during the Eras Tour.

Jordan Road Large Cloud Hoops

Silver and gold hoops
Jordan Road

You won’t have to jump through hoops to score the same hoop earrings as Emily Ratajkowski and Hailey Bieber. Both are obsessed with Jordan Road’s gold designs, including this chunky pair Ratajkowski wears often.

BaubleBar Mini Alidia Cubic Zirconia Ring

A cubic zirconia ring

Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston both own versions of this BaubleBar ring, available in both clear and colored options (both much easier on the wallet than real diamonds). 

Monica Vinader Nura Freshwater Pearl Earrings

gold and pearl earrings

Kate Middleton may have a closet full of Alexander McQueen, but she’s still a fan of under-$200 bling from brands like Monica Vinader.

Although her Nura pearl necklace isn’t currently available, the matching earrings would make a great gift for any royal fan in your life.

Scout Curated Wears Hoop Earring

A pair of gold hoop earrings
Scout Curated Wears/Amazon

Meghan Markle donned a different color of these under-$25 earrings at the Invictus Games in September 2023.

Little Words Project Custom Waterproof Bracelet

A gold beaded bracelet that says "your text" on it
Little Words

With fans making the friendship bracelets en masse for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour‚ the style is having a major moment. Lance Bass even gave Swift bracelets from The Little Words Project on-stage at the 2023 VMAs.

“Lance is a lover and a friend of LWP,” the jeweler’s director of brand experience, Mariah Grippo, told us shortly after the awards show. “This pass-on moment was planned by him and his amazing team in hopes that if Taylor won the Pop award, he could pass it on to her on-stage.”

Alexis Bittar Crumpled Small Post Earrings

Crumpled gold earrings
Alexis Bittar

Alexis Bittar’s unique sculptural shapes are a hit with everyone from Meghan Markle to Ashlee Simpson to Michelle Obama — all of whom own these statement-making earrings.

Ring Concierge Baguette + Pavé Diamond Ring

A baguette ring
Ring Concierge

With sleigh bells starting to ring, it’s the prime time to pick up a special sparkler from Ring Concierge, the brand behind Olivia Culpo’s and Devon Windsor’s gorgeous engagement rings.

Mejuri Charlotte Bold Ring

A chunky gold ring

It’s not rare to see Selena Gomez in more affordable jewelry styles like this chunky Mejuri ring.

J.Crew Faceted Crystal Hoop Earrings

green earrings

While these pine tree-hued earrings are suited to the season, they could also make for an evergreen style statement. If your giftee prefers a softer shade, the Meghan Markle-approved brand also sells them in white and pale pink.

Adina Eden Juliette Stud Earring

Stud earrings
Adina Eden

Looking for earrings that go with everything? Tell me about it, stud.

For classic studs your giftee can wear practically anywhere, consider picking up a versatile Adina Eden pair; Rosalía’s worn these on multiple occasions.

Benevolence LA Travel Jewelry Box

A purple velvet jewelry box
Benevolence LA/Amazon

If you’re looking for a place to store all your new jewels, Oprah’s got you covered. The media mogul praised this plush, portable jewelry case on her 2022 “Favorite Things” list, writing, “Nobody wants their jewelry jingle-jangling freely in their suitcase.”

Mejuri Jenna Lyons Herringbone Chain Necklace

A model wearing two gold necklaces

Jenna Lyons’ Mejuri collaboration includes this chic chain necklace, which pairs just as well with jeans as it does a dress or blazer. (The fashion mogul and “RHONY” star included the style in a gift guide with shopping platform Klarna this year.)

Melinda Maria “She’s A Natural” Infinity Necklace

A model wearing a gold necklace
Melinda Maria

Whether you go with gold or silver, the light reflected back from this Melinda Maria necklace will make your face glow. Designed to celebrate natural beauty, the discs have an organic shape and are easy to layer with other pieces.

BaubleBar 18K Gold Medallion Necklace

A zodiac necklace

Katie Holmes has been spotted wearing the Astro style of this necklace, but if you had something else in mind, know it’s also available with an evil eye medallion, star or sunburst. And each has a chain made of solid 18-karat gold.

Jennifer Zeuner Betty Nameplate Necklace

A silver "Jennifer" necklace
Jennifer Zeuner

Jennifer Zeuner’s bling brand has found a major fan in a fellow Jennifer — Lopez, that is. The multi-hyphenate owns this style, customized with the words “Jennifer and Ben” as a tribute to husband Ben Affleck.

Awe Inspired Le Duo Embrace Tablet

A Le Duo pendant
Awe Inspired

Stars like Taylor Swift and Meghan Markle are among Awe Inspired’s famous fans. The “Cruel Summer” chart-topper owns a version of this pendant, which represents a “meeting of kindred souls.”

Frasier Sterling Lovers Hoops

gold heart hoops
Frasier Sterling

Bella Hadid hearts Frasier Sterling styles like these heart-shaped hoops — as do fellow models like Hailey Bieber.

Aureum Collective Abella Gold Vermeil Ring

A gold ring
Aureum Collective

Aureum Collective’s name means “golden” in Latin — and it’s certainly earned a gold star from plenty of celebs. Hailey Bieber, Dua Lipa, Bella Hadid and Meredith Duxbury each own several styles.

Kendra Scott Letter Pendant

A "K" initial pendant on a gold chain
Kendra Scott

Before you’re done making your list and checking it twice, consider customized options like this letter pendant beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow.

Missoma Zenyu Fan Hoop Earrings

Silver hoop earrings

Looking for some royally good hoops? While their exact styles aren’t currently available at Nordstrom, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle both own plenty of Missoma pieces.

BaubleBar On Dasher Earrings

Sparkly Reindeer Earrings

When it comes to holiday-themed jewelry, BaubleBar is practically Santa’s workshop. The brand’s known for its festive shapes and styles, including this bow-inspired bling and the snowflake-shaped Jaskamal Earrings ($48).

Blake Lively has a huge collection of the brand’s baubles, while Kourtney Kardashian and Kate Hudson both own its Halloween earrings.

Apsvo Gold Hoop Earrings

Gold teardrop earrings

If Bottega Veneta’s famed drop earrings aren’t quite within your holiday budget, consider this similarly statement-making pair instead.

Aurate Medium Paperclip Necklace

A gold paperclip necklace

New York-based brand Aurate’s gained a following far beyond the Big Apple, with famous fans including Heidi Klum, Meghan Markle and Kerry Washington. The “Scandal” actress owns a slew of its pieces, including this delicate design.

Monica Vinader Siren Bezel Set Drop Earrings

Monica Vinader Siren Earrings

Match your present to the tree with these simple-yet-elegant earrings owned by Kate Middleton.

Stone and Strand Chain Reaction Linked Stud

A chain earring
Stone and Strand

Stone and Strand’s delicate chain designs have popped up on the likes of Madelaine Petsch, Lucy Hale and Jessica Alba over the years.

Jenny Bird Chunky Doune Hoops

A pair of chunky hoop earrings in gold.
Jenny Bird

Don’t let the look of these chunky hoops fool you. They’re surprisingly lightweight, thanks to their hollow design. If you don’t fancy them in gold, they’re also available in silver.

A Pandora jewelry advent calendar

Get ready to open a (literal) Pandora’s box each day — for over $1.000 off. The celeb-loved jewelry brand — which counts stars like Pamela Anderson as campaign models — discounted its Advent calendar for 2023 featuring best-selling charms and more.

An Astrid and Miyu Calendar
Astrid and Miyu

Twelve days of earrings? We’re all ears. Astrid and Miyu — a favorite of Olivia Wilde’s and Pippa Middleton’s — is offering a special set of sparkling styles this season, available in both silver and gold to fit any giftee’s preference.

A "MB" initial necklace
Neiman Marcus

Meghan Markle’s been known to wear her heart on her jewelry, including when she sported this Maya Brenner necklace — customized with both her and Prince Harry’s initials — in 2021.

A diamond evil eye ring
Zoe Lev

What do Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron and Ana de Armas have in common (besides their blockbuster careers, that is)? All three actresses own this Zoe Lev sparkler.

A model in a black dress
David Yurman

David Yurman jewelry is a fixture on the red carpet; these studs have been spotted on Jasmine Tookes and Meredith Duxbury.

Jennifer Fisher hoops
Jennifer Fisher

Few jewelry styles are as versatile as a pair of classic hoops. And when it comes to celeb-loved luxury versions, Jennifer Fisher’s practically the queen of the hoop; in recent weeks, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Olivia Rodrigo, Emily Ratajkowski and Kerry Washington have all worn her brand’s signature earrings.

Pave sword earrings
KBH Jewels

Madelyn Cline ditched her “Outer Banks” beach attire for these slim, sparkling earrings in January. The brand’s also a favorite for Jessica Alba, who owns multiple shimmery styles.

A white vine-shaped ring
Neiman Marcus

When it comes to something on the more whimsical side, look no further than Bea Bongiasca. The brand’s geometric rings, earrings and more have popped up on pop stars and A-list actresses alike.

Gold heart earrings

Mondo Mondo’s chunky jewelry has a special place in celebrities’ hearts. Meghan Markle, Halsey, Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid (to name but a few) have all donned its designs.

Mateo La Barre 14-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace

A model in a delicate gold necklace

Handcrafted from 14-karat gold and featuring a slim diamond-encrusted bar, this necklace by Mateo’s Matthew Harris will bring a smile to anyone’s face. It works well as a single, eye-catching piece but also looks lovely layered with other personal favorites.

A gold and diamond stud earring

Maria Tash’s tiny earrings are a big Hollywood favorite. Taylor Swift, Florence Pugh, Rihanna and Blake Lively all own the brand’s designs.

A Cartier Love ring in silver
Saks Off Fifth

If you’ve been loving the Cartier Love designs seen on Meghan Markle, Khloé Kardashian, Miley Cyrus and more, score the brand’s iconic ring for less with this pre-owned style sold through The RealReal.

A gold and diamond bracelet

If splurging doesn’t scare you, consider picking up one of celeb-loved designer Jacquie Aiche’s distinctive designs. While Hailey Bieber’s draped herself in its body bling for bikini-clad posts, Taylor Swift’s worn its delicate designs everywhere from NFL stadiums to the VMAs.