Jewelry is a classic Mother's Day gift — here are some modern, on-trend and affordable options that will show your love.
With Mother’s Day on the horizon, it’s a perfect time to pick up a sweet token of appreciation for Mom — or leave this story strategically placed for your family members.
Here are some of our favorite jewelry pieces from local designers and shops, all of which will make for memorable keepsakes that are also on-trend for spring.
Delicate necklaces that can be layered continue to reign for spring and summer. Add to her mix-and-match collection dainty pieces that walk the line between neutral and statement making.
The new Baleen Pinna Necklace ($48 at Baleen, Ballard, or shopbaleen.com), designed in Seattle, features a cream or black fanned tassel set in a satin-finish gold pendant.
Made in Seattle, Knuckle Kiss’s Tubular Lariat Necklace ($46 at etsy.com/shop/KnuckleKiss) can be had with an amethyst, lapis or pyrite bead for a hint of color.
Local boutique Moorea Seal’s Radiant Sun Necklace ($74 at Moorea Seal, Belltown, or mooreaseal.com) brings the energy of the sun, while the locally made Cosmic Twin Moonstruck Necklace ($160 at cosmictwin.com) evokes the cool mystery of night.
LilyEmme’s Australian White Opal and Diamond Necklace ($350 at lilyemmejewelry.com) is made in Seattle with recycled 14K gold, a Canadian diamond and an opal pendant sourced from Australia’s renowned Lightening Ridge Mine. Use promo code APRILSHOWERS through today to get 20 percent off all necklaces.
Add a bit of personal flair with a Kimberly Baker Zodiac Constellation Necklace ($98 at kimberlybaker.com), featuring Mom’s star sign punched into a rose-gold plated disc. Or remind her you know who’s in charge with Honey + Bloom’s Boss Charm Necklace ($90 at Moorea Seal).
Bangles and Rings
Stacking multiple bracelets and rings makes for a stylish, personalized look that’s easy to change up with just one or two new additions.
The elegant Faris Nica Bracelet ($125 at Rizom, Belltown, or farisfaris.com) is made in Seattle with a bronze disc, keshi pearl and onyx closure on a sterling silver bracelet.
The LilyEmme 14K Gold Tiny Sphere Bracelet ($460) is gorgeous on its own or mixed with more colorful pieces, and is available in yellow-gold, rose-gold or white-gold.
Communion by Joy’ Guardian Light Diamond Ring ($396 at Twist, Pacific Place Mall) is a dainty 14K-gold piece that stacks beautifully with other thin pieces or shines alone with a 1.5mm diamond.
For something a bit more statement making, consider the Hitchcock Madrona White Druzy Quartz Ring ($269–$289 at Hitchcock Madrona), with two available stone sizes. Or check out local jewelry designer Jamie Joseph’s Asymetrical Morganite Ring ($814 at Twist), featuring a pale-pink stone set in a frame of 14K rose-gold with a sterling silver band for a lovely, go-anywhere piece.
Unlike the delicate necklaces and rings that are so on-trend, earrings are becoming more attention grabbing, while still staying wearable and versatile.
Seattle line Foamy Wader’s Lotus Earrings ($60 at Foamy Wader, Ravenna, or foamywader.com) are floral-inspired chandeliers that can be had in 14K gold fill, rose-gold fill or sterling silver.
For something feminine and edgy, consider Baleen’s Chime Earrings ($48), at a dramatic 3.5 inches long, or Knuckle Kiss’ Brass Pyrite Earrings ($50), with naturally shaped pyrite chunks on brass wire.
For a personalized touch, the LilyEmme 14K Gold Initial Earrings ($75 each) are a sweet addition to any collection and can be had in yellow, white or rose gold.
And if she prefers studs, check out Fresh Tangerine’s Herkimer Post Earrings ($34 freshtangerine.com), which are made in Seattle and offer a bit of bling for a day or evening look.