Modern Jewelry Perfect for Giving Your Loved Ones

Everyone knows it’s almost that time of year where coupled up people are reminded they must express their love from the rooftops. But we’re less grand gesture and more thoughtful expression kind of people, and not just in February, but all year long because one day of love isn’t enough. To celebrate love, in February and beyond, we’ve rounded up a variety of modern jewelry selections, all under $290, that make great gifts.

Moire Candy necklace by TOPODOM \\\ $59
This 3D printed necklace makes a statement with overlapping striped components in your choice of two color ways – Pink-Grey or Grey-Ivory.

Urban Gridded Dog Tags by AMINIMAL \\\ $65
Does your loved one have a favorite place to visit or special city they call home? Help them pay homage to that locale (choose from over 120+ major cities) with a mini gridded map necklace in the form of modern dog tags.

Acrylic Runway Bracelet by Ex Ovo \\\ $290
Know someone who likes rocking an armful of bracelets? This bold choice features connected rubber bracelets with silver tubes that take it to the next level.

Uniform Square Cuff in Brass by Craighill \\\ $48
An architecturally-inspired bracelet designed as a minimalist foundation piece suitable for just about anyone with any style. Available in sizes Extra Small, Small, and Large.

Paris Ring by HNDSM \\\ $235
Inspired by Paris’ La Pyramide du Louvre landmark designed by architect I.M Pei, this ring features a pointed edge referencing the museum’s glass pyramid and the location’s GPS coordinates. Available in sizes 7-10.

Form SSCC Ring by Phoebe Joel \\\ $130 (black stainless steel)
This ring boasts a clever boxy shape in black stainless steel that’s bound to start a conversation or two. Perfect for anyone who loves distinctive pieces that really stand out. Available in sizes 5-14 (including half sizes).

Ponche Ring by DDNKA \\\ $125 (gold plated)
This ring was born from the merging of architecture, art, science, and technology by utilizing 3D printing technologies with handmade manufacturing techniques. The sweeping curves of the wires result in a work of art for the hand. Available in sizes 4.5-10 (including half sizes).

XO Ear Studs by beroep | tech \\\ $52 (rose gold vermeil)
Nothing says ‘I love you’ more than XO, making this pair of earrings pretty perfect. Sing ‘I love your like XO’ like Beyoncé and pass the love on.

3/4 Concrete Earrings by Lily Toya \\\ $75
Anyone who leans towards unique designs would love these mismatched statement earrings filled with concrete. The concrete has a slightly rough texture that complements the smooth lines of the 14K gold-plated brass forms.

Isometric Cufflinks by Timber Line Jewelry \\\ $50
Many forget about cufflinks or think about them as a last minute accessory, but cufflinks can definitely raise the bar on any traditional shirt. These geometric ones are made out of an unusual combination of walnut, oak, and Corian – so cool!

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.