When you are shopping for Mother’s Day, finding the perfect gift to fit a small budget can be tough, especially if you’re shopping for jewelry. Diamonds and gold are infamously overpriced and ultra expensive, so almost anything eye-catching will cost an arm, a leg, and then some. But getting your mom a thoughtful piece of bling doesn’t have to be that hard, as long as you know where and what to look for. Turns out, there are some gorgeous Mother’s Day gifts of affordable jewelry that mom will treasure, but won’t break the bank.
My mom loves jewelry, and while I’d love to shower her with the finest jewels in all the land, unless I sell my house, kidneys, and children, I probably could never afford them. But moms usually know what’s up and they’re always in tune with your financial situation and intention. So any small token of love, despite the cost, is sure to be met with smiles and appreciation.
So if you are looking for some inexpensive, yet beautiful Mother’s Day bling, here are some affordable jewelry gift ideas that mom is sure to love. There are plenty of options for every style, but just remember that all your mom really wants is to enjoy some time with you. (While wearing her new bling.)
1. Soko Drop Studs
Get your mom a gift of jewelry that is not just versatile and elegant, but it will also help make the world a better place. These Soko Drop Stud Earrings are made in collaboration with Charity: Water, handcrafted in Kenya from sustainable people and planet-friendly materials, and 20 percent of the sales directly support clean water initiatives that help create meaningful work opportunities for vulnerable communities in East Africa.
2. Victoria Townsend 18K Gold Over Sterling Silver Multi-Stone Bracelet
Can you believe you can get Mom jewelry featuring gold, silver, precious stones, and diamonds for under $40? This colorful Victoria Townsend 18K Gold Over Sterling Silver Multi-Stone Bracelet from Macy's is made of sterling silver, plated in 18K gold, and features an oval-cut amethyst, blue topaz, citrine, peridot, garnet, and diamond accents. You can get an extra 30 percent off until May 7, when using the promo code "FRIEND" at checkout.
3. Tiffany Notes Alphabet Disc Charm
Believe it or not, you can get your mom an iconic blue boxed gift for Mother's Day without breaking the bank. This Tiffany Notes Alphabet Disc Charm is made of a shiny sterling silver, and can comes hand engraved with Mom's initial (or the initial of a child or grandbaby).
4. 18K Rose Gold Plated Studs
5. Lifetime Jewelry Heart Locket Necklace
This Lifetime Jewelry Heart Locket Necklace is not just a piece of beautiful jewelry — it can also be turned into a special keepsake that Mom can wear. The necklace and pendant are plated with 24K gold, and the pendant opens up to house a picture of mom's favorite person.
6. 14k Rose Gold Over Silver Simulated Morganite & Cubic Zirconia Square Halo Ring
Mom will feel as pretty as a peach with this Rose Gold Halo Ring from Kohl's. This dainty ring is made of 14K rose gold plated over silver, and features a square-cut simulated morganite and cubic zirconia accents.
7. Infinity Mom Sterling Silver Bracelet
8. Diamond Infinity Hoop Earrings In 18k Gold & Sterling Silver
Gorgeous and versatile, these Diamond Infinity Hoop Earrings in 18k Gold and Sterling Silver are the perfect gift for any mom. They are made of sterling silver, plated in 18K gold, and feature genuine diamond accents. You can get an extra 30 percent off until May 7 when using the promo code "FRIEND" at checkout.
9. Diamond Accent Three Stone Promise Ring In Sterling Silver
Give your mom a little bling to flaunt with this Diamond Accent Three Stone Promise Ring from Zales. It is made from sterling silver and features genuine diamond accents. I'd call that a steal for under 50 bucks.
10. Belle De Mer Pearl Necklace
Keep your Mother's Day gift elegant and classy with this 36-inch Belle De Mer Pearl Necklace from Macy's which features genuine and luxurious 8-1/2mm cultured fresh water pearls.
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