Jewelry trends over the last several seasons have run the gamut in terms of aesthetic. There's been everything from mix-and-match earrings to puka shell necklaces to baroque pearl everything. Suffice it to say, it's a good time to be alive if you're an accessories lover. However, if you're in need of a palette cleanser for 2019, look no further than a piece of minimalist jewelry from any number of up-and-coming brands. These architecturally inclined baubles all provide an elevated versatility that not only polish off an outfit but also stand the test of time. Whether it's a classic pair of gold hoops, a pearl-encrusted dainty ring, or a pendant necklace, a minimal piece of jewelry is, simply put, always a good idea.
So, where can you find the best minimalist pieces right now? Turns out, pretty much everywhere. Designers that span continents (and price points) are all turning to cool, clean offerings that are sure to fit in with your existing wardrobe seamlessly. Part of the appeal of simple baubles is the fact that you can wear them all on their own, or layer them on for a more impactful look — whatever suits your signature style. Below, discover a whopping 17 designers to turn to for your next Bijoux buy, all of which artfully navigate the minimalist space.
This striking jewelry collection nods to urban landscapes, architecture and modern art. It is handmade in New York City and crafted from precious metals.
Based in Stockholm, this collection uses recycled, locally sourced precious metals and even offers a mix of menswear pieces.
Hungry Snake Ring
Translated from French, Beaufille means "handsome girl," which is fitting considering the artful assortment of fine jewelry the Canadian brand has to offer.
The designer likes to twist, melt, and shape the metals in her jewelry collection; the result is an obsession-worthy collection of pieces that add a level of sophistication to your everyday wardrobe.
Small Hook Single Earring
The more commonly regarded for its clothing collection, Australia-based Ellery also includes a beautiful edit of jewelry each season that feels just as cool as its garment counterparts.
XL Breast Earrings
Gabriela Artigas & Company
Sisters Gabriela and Tere Artigas only source conflict-free diamonds and precious stones, solidifying their collection of delicately minimalist jewelry as a staple for everyday wear.
The downtown Los Angeles-based designer focuses on craft and timelessness with her 14k gold and sterling silver pieces. The result is an ultra-sleek mix of pieces you'll never want to (or have to) take off.
The designer of Knobbly Studio has a background in martial arts and movement, which contributes to her design aesthetic. The jewelry is all meant to interact with the human form, which is made clear by the fluid shapes each piece takes.
Pearl Drip Earrings
The New Year-based designer works primarily with raw and recycled materials and offers an industrial style that takes any outfit up a notch.
The established French ready-to-wear brand also offers a small selection of minimalist jewelry pieces that are designed for everyday life.
Short Drop Earrings
Fun fact: Loren Stewart began her business by melting down old jewelry and upcycling it into new pieces for herself and her friends.
Birth of Venus Gold Hoop Earring
This affordable fine jewelry designer just launched an oversized collection and it's stunning.
For those who get a thrill out of discovering new under-the-radar brands, don't miss Noon.
1 of a Kind Abstract Pearl Drop
This Australia-based jewelry line draws inspiration from visual research out of vintage publications as well as travel. Each piece is intended to be slightly irregular, which lends itself to a handmade aesthetic.
Having only started in 2015, this Los Angeles-based designer has quickly become a favorite amongst minimalists and non-minimalists alike thanks to her striking collection of jewelry.
Baroque Pearl Necklace
A well-made, well-priced collection of beautiful jewelry hailing from Vancouver, Canada.
If you tend to go for designs that speak to an effortless aesthetic then Young Frankk's sustainable jewelry collection is a can't-miss.