Looking for affordable Valentine’s Day gifts? The romantic holiday is just two weeks away, so we’ve rounded up several of our favorite new jewelry pieces — in sterling silver. Ever-popular sterling silver delivers the maximum fashion savvy and gift-giving impact, ounce per ounce. Here are five easy pieces you’d be proud to give, or get…each for under $500.
No Leaf Unturned. Gabriel’s new sterling silver and sapphire leaf bangle makes a subtle “good jewelry” statement at a price he can afford. $225.
Locket Lady. Monica Rich Kosann is the reigning queen of the sentimental locket. She’s introduced a line in sterling that is proving to be just as popular as her gold collection. From $400. Monicarichkossan.com
Hammer Time. Also from Gabriel, these stunning sterling silver hoop earrings have a hand-hammered look, offering texture as well as polish. $350.
Think Links. These oval cuff links in sterling silver, with a rep-tie striped enamel finish, come in a matching Tiffany & Co. Blue box! $475. Tiffany.com
Key Club. Sterling silver jewelry specialist Thistle & Bee has a number of key rings with discs that can still be engraved by Valentine’s Day. This one will appeal to the golfer in your life. $140.
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