AS FOND feelings of summer’s solstice and back-to-back swells of crystal blues begin to immerse in our minds, such gorgeous landscapes call for jewellery that shines just as much as those tropical waters and tanned skin. Whatever your style, these affordable jewellery brands will enhance your summertime glow – without hindering your holiday budget.
With selections from this season’s brightest gems, find your summertime stars with Glass’ curated jewellery guide.
£62 – buy here
Taking pride in unapologetically bold creativity. Pdpaola is pioneering the contemporary relationship between edgy sensibilities and fine jewellery. With their explorative charms and earrings that can travel through your working days into your venturous nights.
Big Heart Shaped Ring in Gold
£154 – buy here
Showcasing the editorial beauty of sustainable design, Barcelona-born brand MAM brings daring, orbital statements to transform your festival look. With their recent collection ‘I Am Love’ that’ll give you the confidence to take the plunge this summer.
Mother of Pearl Initial Necklace
$149 – buy here
Embrace the blooming summer of love with Rellery’s personalised and engraved double heart name necklaces and bracelets your partners and peers will find irresistible. Including one of Rellery’s best sellers, the Mother of Pearl Initial Necklace easily customisable for your loved one.
Edge of Ember
Emerald Gold Delicate Huggie Earrings
£305 – buy here
Using recycled and sustainable materials, Edge of Ember brings a whole new ecological glimmer to your day-to-day luxuries. From their staple gold hoops, to personalised charm pendants that will enhance your natural beauty.
Garden Party Bouquet Stacking Rings
£110 – buy here
Discover your own crowning jewels this summer with London-based brand Carrie Elizabeth. From their latest collection of Garden Party Bouquet Stacking Rings and Santorini Turquoise Opal Necklaces that will bestow the perfect Technicolor charm to your jewellery collection.
Astrid & Miyu
Olivine Wave Dome Ring in Gold
£80 – buy here
London-based brand Astrid & Miyu has your holiday jewellery assembly sorted. With multiple stacking and styling possibilities that will stop you from stacking your suitcases. With easily transferable styles that can be worn from the comfort of your home to your next vacation stop.
Personalised Beaded & Gold Rainbow Letter Necklace
From £610 – buy here
Turn up the volume this summer with radiant sunshine yellows and true blues. With Roxanne First’s graphic and expressionist designs that embody the latest ‘it girl’ chic and youthful freedom.
Bamboo Bright Earrings
£130 – buy here
Take your style on a cultural getaway with Celeste Starre’s fearlessly bright and bold jewellery. With Celeste Starre’s Bamboo Bright Earrings that will be the perfect dynamic duo to your beachside reside.
Crunched: A Tale of Abandoned Legal Strategies Gold Vermeil Ring
£295 – buy here
Crafted for both male and female consumers, Completed Works marries the classic and avant-garde. Liberate your daily signatures from convention with playful fluidity through reimagined shapes and textures.
Siren Wire Earrings in 18ct Gold & Green Onyx
£135 – buy here
Applying 100% recycled materials, Monica Vinader champions sustainability in the “gap between fine and fashion jewellery.” Edit your essentials list with Vinader’s modernist pieces and engravings.
Zero Waste XL Heart Belcher Chain Necklace
£135 – buy here
Fashioned by local artisans, Sandralexandra showcases the soulful and colourful unity of Spanish and London cultures. With their latest ‘Zero Waste’ collection being the perfect accompaniment to any sunny escape.
Sculptural Resin Orso Ring
£130 – buy here
Hand-crafted in London, Ejing Zhang Studio brings unique iridescent resin pieces that will allow you to shine like the reminiscent shapes and reflections of seaside treasures.
£58 – buy here
Invest in your dazzling self expression with Mejuri’s fine jewellery. From their Diamond Tennis Bracelet to their Dome Vermeil Ring. Showcase the best version of yourself with Mejuri’s maximum versatility this summer.
Aphrodite Earrings with Labradorite and Pearl
£150 – buy here
Celebrating historical allure and artisan craftsmanship, Carousel Jewels produces pieces that will benefit both the planet and your passport. Make a sustainable statement this summer With Carousel’s reimagined and Revived Treasures.
The uplifting magic of summer can manifest itself in electric orange aperol spritzers, late night promenades and resort relaxation. So purchase a bejewelled souvenir of these midsummer memories to cherish once seasons pass and temperatures cool.
by Cate Baker