Surprise the graduate in your life with a special piece of jewelry to celebrate their milestone.
Jewelry is a go-to graduation gift for a reason: it's not just a gift that's likely to impress, but it's a gift that your Class of 2023 member can wear as a shining reminder of their big accomplishments. Whether you gift them a graduation ring or a necklace they've been eyeing, it is something grads will cherish forever.
Finding the best graduation gifts to celebrate this significant milestone can be tricky, but we've got you covered. We've picked out gorgeous, memorable pieces for graduates from popular brands such as BaubleBar, Mejuri, Gorjana, Kendra Scott and more. From statement studs in their favorite color to a timeless strand of freshwater pearls, you're sure to find a jewelry gift that commemorates your loved one's efforts and achievements.
Ahead, shop rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings that your grads can wear whether they're starting the next chapter in their education journey or jumping right into the workforce. For even more ideas, check out our guide to all the best high school and college graduation gifts in 2023.
Gorjana Parker Necklace
With its classic chain links, Gorjana's bestselling Parker necklace is a hit. Its hinge closure allows you to customize the length of the 18-karat, gold-plated chain, or to even add charms.
Kendra Scott Ellie Gold Stud Earrings in London Blue
You can't go wrong with a pair of statement studs in their favorite color or birthstone.
Alex and Ani Engravable Graduation Cap Duo Charm Bangle
This graduation-themed charm bracelet from Alex and Ani features a graduation cap, as well as a circle that you can engrave a personalized message onto.
Stone and Strand Clustered Diamond Ring
This classic diamond ring, featuring 0.04-carat round white diamonds, is a special one. The diamonds are arranged in a cluster, and they're billed as being ethically sourced and conflict-free. The ring's band is made of 10-karat solid yellow gold.
Little Words Project Breathe Beaded Empire Bracelet
Post-grad life can be incredibly stressful, so gift them with a beaded bracelet that reminds them to stop and take a breath. Little Words Project, the company behind the bracelet, is a Latinx-owned and -founded brand.
Emporio Armani Men's Stainless Steel Dress Watch with Quartz Movement
Help them stay on time in style with a stylish watch from Emporio Armani.
Ettika Dripping Freshwater Pearl Linear Drop Earrings
Pearls are making a comeback, and these freshwater gems look especially elegant in a drop earring.
AllSaints Ryker Sterling Silver Stone Ring
This classic signet ring in sterling silver has a worn-in finish for a vintage look.
Swarovski Emily Tennis Bracelet
You can't go wrong with a classic tennis bracelet.
Diamond Nexus Round Cut Stud Earrings
Timeless diamond earrings are a gift your grad can wear for a lifetime, so they're worth investing in. With these diamond earrings from Diamond Nexus, you have your choice of precious metal type, center stone size and certification status. The diamonds on this piece are lab-created, but indistinguishable from a perfect diamond.
Angara 7-8mm, 18" Single Strand Freshwater Pearl Necklace
A classic strand of pearls will never go out of style, making them an excellent gift for budding adults.
Oradina High Society Hoops
Made of 14-carat solid gold, these waterproof chunky hoops are built to last a lifetime (or more).
David Yurman Chain Small Box Chain Necklace
A sleek chain necklace in sterling silver elevates any outfit.
Mejuri Pavé Diamond Huggie Hoops
Your grad will get a lot of wear out of these diamond huggies that go with everything. They feature recycled 14-carat solid gold or white gold, and single-cut, conflict-free and socially responsible diamonds.
Kendra Scott Alex Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Diamond Dial Watch
Get your grad ready for the workplace with a professional-looking watch. From Kendra Scott's first watch collection, this timepiece comes with diamond dials, an ivory mother-of-pearl face and gold-tone stainless steel. Kendra Scott complies with the Kimberley Process to ensure its diamonds are conflict-free.
David Yurman Cable Classics Band Ring
When in doubt, a simple silver ring in David Yurman's iconic cable style is a foolproof present for grads of any age.
Bracha Initial Pendant Necklace
No matter who you're shopping for, this gold-tone initial pendant makes a great addition to layered necklace stacks or worn on its own.
Baublebar Mini Alidia Cubic Zirconia Ring
Add some color to their life with a rainbow crystal ring from Baublebar.