Stunning jewelry to gift her this Valentine's Day

Anna Hecht, CNN Underscored
Updated Wed February 7, 2018

Story highlights

  • Jewelry makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift.
  • Shop these trusted brands for necklaces, earrings and bracelets that she will love.

Valentine's Day is an opportunity to treat your loved ones to something special. For your significant other, why not make that special something a stunning piece of jewelry?

While we love chocolate and flowers as gifts, there's something special about receiving a piece of jewelry on Valentine's Day. For one, it's a great reminder of your S.O. each time you wear it. And two, it'll last much longer — because we all know those chocolates will be gone the moment you open the box.

Here are the best-selling and top-rated items from jewelry brands we trust:

1. Kate Spade "Heart of Gold" bracelet ($32;

On Amazon, 265 customers gave this stunning (and affordable!) Kate Spade bangle an average 4.3- out of 5-star rating. The inside reads "Heart of Gold" as a heartfelt note dedicated to your loved one.

2. Kay Jewelers Birthstone necklace ($49.99, originally $59.99;

Now on sale, this birthstone necklace offers a personalized touch to your partner's present. The lobster-clasp chain is made from sterling silver and each stone is carefully set for a stunning design she'll wear daily.

As an added bonus, when you shop Kay Jewelers from Feb. 8 to Feb. 12, you'll receive 25 to 50% off everything plus free 2-day shipping on purchases of $50 or more.

3. Mantraband bracelet (starting at $25;

This cuff bracelet, available in silver, gold and rose gold, comes with the most romantic message: "I love you to the moon and back." If that saying doesn't suit your relationship. Mantraband offers a whole slew of other heartfelt sayings. For added assurance, we tried this bracelet out and can attest to its comfortable fit and stunning design.

4. Kate Spade "Trio Stud Earring" ($20.88, originally $38;

The perfect earrings for everyday wear, these classy little Kate Spade studs are sold via Amazon at a discounted price. Right now, when you purchase a pair, you'll save over $17 — and since they're available in four colors, you'll surely find a pair that suits her style.

5. Catbird Full Heart necklace (starting at $60;

Catbird, a Brooklyn-based jewelry company, has a reputation in N.Y.C. for making unique, high quality designs that suit a variety of personalities. For Valentine's Day, we're into its customizable jewelry, such as this monogrammed heart necklace (pictured above), as a thoughtful surprise this holiday.

6. Baublebar Moonlight Drop earrings ($36;

The perfect earring for work or a night out, these drop earrings by Baublebar would make a stunning addition to your S.O.'s accessory collection. We love them because they only look expensive — which means you'll have a few dollars left over to treat her to dinner.

7. Kay Jewelers Infinity Symbol & Hearts bracelet ($41.99, originally $59.99;

Not only will your partner thank you for this stunning sterling silver bracelet, but so will your wallet. Now on sale via Kay Jewelers, the Infinity Symbol 7-inch cable chain bracelet (with a secure lobster clasp) sends a sweet message to your partner.

As an added bonus, when you shop Kay Jewelers from Feb. 8 to Feb. 12, you'll receive 25 to 50% off everything plus free 2-day shipping on purchases of $50 or more.

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