As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, the mad search through gift guides hoping to find the “perfect something” for their “perfect mate” is at an all-time high. This year, U.S. consumers are expected to spend $18.6 billion dollars on Valentine's Day gifts, meals, and entertainment. A third of all Valentine’s Day gifts will be purchased online.
According to CNN, spending on jewelry is expected to reach $4.4 billion this holiday. 17.3% of people are likely to buy a piece of jewelry for their significant other over the holiday. So with that in mind, here are some gifts that should make your planning a whole lot smother.
Kris Nation’s jewelry combines an effortlessly cool All-American brand with affordable pricing. Developed by two sisters, Kim and Kris, in California’s Half Moon Bay, Kris Nations line is comprised of sustainable delicate jewelry like their popular “state pride pendants” and “mix and match stacking rings”.
Featured are the Kris Nations “XO” Stud Earrings. Cut from recycled brass, plated in sterling silver or 14k gold. These $35 dollar studs come packaged in glass bottle, ready for gifting!
Blue Poppy jewelry is simple and understated but holds deep sentimental value. Each piece of jewelry created by the duo behind Blue Poppy, sisters Jill and Erin, is inspired by the relationships that women have with the other women in their lives –mothers, sisters, daughters, best friends.
Featured are the Blue Poppy “Heart of Gold” Hoops. Priced at just $35 dollars, these glistening heart-shaped hoops are the perfect gift for your sweetheart this Valentine's Day.
Canadian designer Holly Dyment has developed ultra-luxe avante garde jewelry that has become a favorite amongst celebrities and the nation’s leading luxury publications. Holly’s signature off-beat, glamorous style takes a more-is-more approach to colour and detail, in bold shapes and geometric designs embellished with luxe gemstones.
Featured are Holly Dyment’s Mini Lip Rings made of handpainted enamel and gold. Each ring is meticulously handcrafted by award-winning, ninth generation jewelry masters who have created for India’s maharajas and royalty. The designer rings are priced at $3,750.
Circle and Square is both a curated online boutique and brick and mortar store based out of San Francisco. The name Circle & Square is inspired by the 1929 French Art Movement "Cercle et Carre´,"which supported emerging art and its transformative properties. Echoing that impulse, Circle & Square was founded to bring a selection of the finest, most unique accessories by talented independent designers and artists to women with an individual sense of style.
Featured is the Rose Gold Love Necklace by celebrity designer Catherine Angiel. The necklace is one of a kind, delicate and feminine and handmade with rose and champagne diamonds. The necklace can be yours for $1,700.
The SNS Jewelry Studio uses only the highest quality jewelry “to bring the queen out of you”. SNS Jewelry Studio comes from a family tradition of creating beautiful high-end jewelry design.
Featured is the “Tassel Bead” necklace from SNS’ Mayur Collection. The rose gold plated sterling silver earrings feature red and black onyx, white topaz and pearls. They are available online for $237.27.
Diamondere is an e-commerce retailer created by cousins and co-founders Varun and Anish Godha. Diamondere allows the cousins to offer public access to their family's 122-year legacy of exquisite jewelry design. The Godha family started out as exclusive designers for celebrities, dignitaries and royals, specializing in customized jewelry only.
Heart shaped pendants are enticing and make excellent gifts for Valentine’s Day.
Featured is the Claudia Necklace priced at $533 dollars. This intricate and shimmering heart is pave set with choicest diamonds and precious stones. Serena Williams is often seen playing Grand Slams with this light heart pendant twinkling on her neck.