30 Seashell Jewelry Pieces Perfect for Summer Brides

This nostalgic trend is wedding-day ready

Updated 05/15/19
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Your bridal look is one of the most (or likely, the most) photographed outfit you’ll ever wear, which probably means you want every single detail to be perfect. Of course, your wedding dress is the focal point on the big day whether you choose a minimal gown, glamorous silhouette, vintage-inspired dress, trendy puff sleeves, floral gown, or a top-and-skirt set. You might even choose a jumpsuit or suit! Whatever type of look you land on for your ceremony, it will set the tone for the rest of your wedding-day ensemble from your shoes to your veil or hair accessory and your jewelry. In the case of jewelry, go-to pieces include glitzy earrings and necklaces, delicate pieces for a subtle bit of shine, modern pearl designs, floral earrings, and even jewelry that incorporates your something-blue or your birthstone for an extra-special touch. But if you’re craving something a little bit different, perhaps even playful, then the seashell jewelry trend is perfect for you—especially if you’re a beach and bohemian bride.

From small cowries to statement cone and cockle shells, seashell jewelry is at once nostalgic and modern—we all remember those puka shell necklaces from our childhood, yes? But thanks to designers like Prada, 3.1 Phillip Lim, and Zimmermann, seashells have been given an elevated makeover, coming in natural forms as well as glamorous takes dipped in gold, adorned with crystals, or designed in tandem with pearls. Whether the idea of tiny cowrie earrings dangling from golden posts sound ideal or a bold, collar necklace with a mix of shells is appealing, these designs feel fresh and flawless for brides with a beachy, nautical, or bohemian aesthetic, though opulent versions feel equally chic for a summer city wedding.

Whether you love the idea of seashell jewelry for your wedding day or as an accent for a bridal shower or rehearsal dinner outfit, check out our edit of stunning seashell earrings, necklaces, and bracelets ahead from under-$10 options to splurge-worthy styles.

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Forever 21 Cowrie Charm Necklace

Courtesy of Forever 21

SHOP NOW: Forever 21, $5.53, was $7.90

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Pull & Bear Shell Teardrop Earrings

Courtesy of Pull & Bear

SHOP NOW: Pull & Bear, $9.90

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Bershka Chain Necklace With Seashell

Courtesy of Bershka

SHOP NOW: Bershka, $9.90

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Courtesy of H&M

H&M Long Earrings

SHOP NOW: H&M, $13

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A New Day Two Rows and Shell and Cubic Zirconia Short Necklace

Courtesy of Target

SHOP NOW: Target, $15

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Zara Pack of Seashell Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of Zara

SHOP NOW: Zara, $18

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Madewell Cowrie Shell Mini Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of Madewell

SHOP NOW: Madewell, $18

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BP Shell Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Nordstrom

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $19

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Aqua Linear Shell Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $24, was $32

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& Other Stories Shell Charm Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of & Other Stories

SHOP NOW: & Other Stories, $25

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Bauble Bar Fiji Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Shopbop

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $36

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8 Other Reasons Puka Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Nordstrom

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $39

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Mango Shells Bead Necklace

Courtesy of Mango

SHOP NOW: Mango, $40

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Shashi Caroline Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Shopbop

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $55

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Choked by a Thread Pearl Shell Earrings

Courtesy of Choked by a Thread

SHOP NOW: Choked by a Thread, $75

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Maison Irem Small Conch Shell Earrings

Courtesy of Shopbop

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $75

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Chan Luu Pull-Through Puka Shell Bracelet

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

SHOP NOW: Neiman Marcus, $75

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Anni Lu Shell Pearl Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Farfetch

SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $79

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Anton Heumis Metallic Puka Shell Drop Crystal Earrings

Courtesy of Farfetch

SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $85

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Blooming Dreamer Sea of Love Necklace

Courtesy of Blooming Dreamer

SHOP NOW: Blooming Dreamer, approximately $86

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Rosantica Gold Tone Puka Shell Open Cuff Bracelet

Courtesy of Farfetch

SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $104

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SVNR Màncora Earring

Courtesy of SVNR

SHOP NOW: SVNR, $120

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Isabel Marant Shell Bracelet

Courtesy of Shopbop

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $135

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Artisans of IQ Mirella Earrings

Courtesy of Artisans of IQ

SHOP NOW: Artisans of IQ, $150

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Wald Berlin Me Myself + I Bracelet

Courtesy of Anthropologie

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $158

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Brinker & Eliza Blissed Out Gold-Plated Shell and Pearl Necklace

Courtesy of Moda Operandi

SHOP NOW: Moda Operandi, $160

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Etro Shell and Crystal Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Mytheresa

SHOP NOW: Mytheresa, $184

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Albus Lumen X Ryan Storer Tereba Shell and Gold-Plated Earrings

Courtesy of MATCHESFASHION

SHOP NOW: Matches Fashion, $187

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Tohum 22K Gold-Plated Shell Earrings

Courtesy of Moda Operandi

SHOP NOW: Moda Operandi, $215

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Zimmermann Shell Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Zimmermann

SHOP NOW: Zimmermann, $250

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