Lately we’ve been totally obsessing over statement jewelry, and while I LOVE this look, sometimes it’s nice to lighten up and rock some pretty, dainty little things. One look I’ve always been a big fan of are tiny bands and rings that add just enough pop to your hand without being completely in your face. The look is chic and sleek and something anyone can pull off.
Here are some of my favorite pieces you can rock right now and little tips and tricks to make them stand out.
Jacquie Aiche Alphabet Letter Initial Waif Ring, $77. A cute and delicate way to rock the initial of your or your significant other. This adorable ring comes in every letter of the alphabet so you have plenty of letters to choose from or words to spell out. This also makes a cute friendship gift for a girlfriend or as a wedding gift to a monogram loving bride.
Gorjana Kennedy Chain Ring, $30. You know I love rose gold, so of course there has to be at least one piece on this list. This elegant ring isn’t only light and dainty, but it also almost blends right into your finger until that little pop of bling catches someone’s eye. Pair with other heavier pieces to create some contrast or rock solo.
Arhaus Jewels Tendrils of Gold Ring, $135. Add a little somethin somethin to your everyday band with this ring. The pretty “tendrils” add some pretty movement to an otherwise simple ring and will also help it stand out against any of your other pieces. Definitely a piece you’ll have around for a long time and one that will definitely become a favorite.
ASOS Vintage Finger Tip Ring Pack, $26.39. OK, so there’s ONE large ring in this set, but the rest of these tiny little bands are a great set to have. Since they already come together you know you can easily mix and match them, stack, wear one or multiples on every ring finger, or just rock one at a time. There are a lot of fun and creative ways you can blend these rings together to make as bold or a not so bold statement as you like.
Catbird Classic Hammered First Knuckle Ring – Yellow Gold, $64. For those of you not familiar with first knuckle rings, these are band you wear up on your finger (on the end your fingernails are on). It may sound silly, but this look is the perfect blend of chic, edge, and trend. I’m personally a fan of this look and have been for some time and it’s a great way to add a little metal in a fun, unique kind of way. Wear solo, stack them, wear paired with another band of regular fit (where you normally wear them). You’ll notice these little things are incredibly versatile, so have fun with them.
House of Harlow Bone Stack Ring, $82.50 (on sale). Another set – you get three of them this time, with three different types of metal. The name suggest stacking, but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear them individually or stack two together and rock one singly. Also, the texture of these bands make them more interesting to look at so if you’re looking for thin and light while also being bold, something like this is your go-to.
Tiffany Metro Ring, $1,900. So what if this is “technically” a wedding band. I love the look of diamond eternity bands, whether they symbol love or are just for fun. This pretty band comes In white gold and rose gold as well, so you have options here. I love to stack my eternity band with other bands or chunkier rings for a hint of bling and it’s a great way to break up all that metal.
Bare Collection Circle Midi Ring, $92. Another pretty little first knuckle ring. This particular style looks very organic with the hammered surface and simple design. And this piece is definitely eye catching either worn solo or paired with other rings thanks to the delicate open circle design helps add some eye catching personality to this tiny piece. A perfect ring for anytime.
Ariel Jordon Love Knot Ring, $75-$175. Looking to add a slight touch of nautical prep to your jewelry collection? Then pick up this super cute love knot ring. Dainty and fresh, this ring will add the perfect little bit of shine to your hand and will look even cuter when worn with a ton of other rings. This one comes in a variety of sizes so you can choose to wear it as a normal ring or even as a first knuckle one.
Jennifer Meyer Thin Gold Band with Ruby, $175. For those who really want to get tiny, this extra thin band is about as small as you’re going to get. And let me tell you, I love this piece so much I’m buying one immediately. This piece is just so pretty and feminine that it should be worn just on its own to let the simple elegance stand out, but there’s nothing wrong with layering these babies up either! Also comes as an emerald option.
Ladies, it’s time to give those digits a rest from that clunky statement jewelry and try light, airy pieces. They’re definitely more functional and are also great staples to have in your jewelry box for days when heavy accessories just won’t do. And don’t forget, you can always style the dainty with the bold, too!
Emiko Vaughn is a personal stylist and wardrober from Cleveland, OH. She currently co-owns and operates personal styling company Lageson & Vaughn with her business partner, Kirsten Lageson.