Unique Wedding Jewelry for the Modern Bride

Earrings, necklaces, and accent rings to complete your bridal look with a contemporary aesthetic.

<p>First Dance</p>

Polina Vinogradova

Clean lines, pared-back silhouettes, and crisp tailoring are ubiquitous for contemporary brides. Though this sharp aesthetic does not mean bare, distinctive jewelry as part of the equation takes a modern moment to megawatt status. Impeccable metalwork, modern-cut diamonds, and innovative shapes are among our favorite jewels for accentuating an ultramodern bridal look in just the right way, whether that means a graphic drop-earring, a uniquely set cocktail ring, or hand-crafted bracelet. We’re even for mixing metals for an unexpected look, which once was a faux pas but now feels vivid and fresh with the right juxtaposition.

For brides toeing the line of tradition, imbuing a more classic and minimalist gown with an exceptional bauble or two will perfectly offset the conventional shape and keep the overall look up to date. A one-of-a-kind piece does not mean fully eschewing tradition—an asymmetrical pearl earring, modern pavé cuff, or nuanced necklace will do the trick without feeling overtly edgy.

This modern aesthetic is all about mastering that extra bit of shine without feeling run-of-the-mill and sans an exceeding amount of sparkle—it doesn’t always take a cascading chandelier earring or flashy pendant to feel extraordinary. High-shine metals, whether gold, silver, or a mix of both are entirely eye-catching; innovative settings give glittering diamonds new life; geometric shapes are striking in the daintiest form; and pearls appear current with nuanced details.

And while these pieces are so special, they also can be worn with a myriad of outfits, lending that unexpected touch to even the simplest combinations. While on your bridal journey, accenting every outfit from your engagement party to your bridal shower to your rehearsal dinner with a one-and-only piece is transcending. But thereafter, the best part about modern jewels is that they can be worn time and time again long after your ceremony and honeymoon. It will feel meaningful to know you can incorporate your bridal jewelry into your everyday wardrobe, uplifting a T-shirt and jeans, jazzing up workwear, or for an anniversary look as a sentimental way of commemorating your wedding.

From super sleek to slightly more embellished, shop unique jewelry at every price point ahead to complete your bridal look with a contemporary aesthetic.

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Zoë Chicco 14K Pavé Curved Crossover X Cuff

X Cuff

Zoë Chicco

SHOP NOW: Zoë Chicco, $4,300

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Spinelli Kilcollin Alexa Chain Earrings


Spinelli Kilcollin

SHOP NOW: Spinelli Kilcollin, $7,200

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Logan Hollowell Big Dipper White Sapphire Constellation Earrings


Couture Candy 

SHOP NOW: Couture Candy, $1,488

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Mari Tome Jewelry Cornered Sterling Silver Square Earrings

Mari Tome Jewelry Cornered Sterling Silver Square Earrings

Mari Tome

SHOP NOW: Mari Tome Jewelry, $100

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Swati Dhanak Asymmetrical Shards Bracelet


Swati Dhanak

SHOP NOW: Swati Dhanak, $9,400

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Selin Kent Marla Cuff

Marla Cuff

Selin Kent 

SHOP NOW: Selin Kent, $2,350

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charXchen Zhu Ring

Zhu Ring


SHOP NOW: charXchen, $190

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Alexis Bittar Liquid Cuff Bracelet

Textured cuff

Alexis Bittar

SHOP NOW: Alexis Bittar, $97.50 from $195

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SOKO Sawa Link Drop Earrings

SOKO Sawa Link Drop Earrings


SHOP NOW: SOKO, $44 from $54

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Charlotte Chesnais Triplet Earring

Triplet 18kt gold-plated single earring


SHOP NOW: MatchesFashion, $432

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Paige Novick High and Low Palm Cuff With Diamond Pavé

Diamond cuff

Paige Novick

SHOP NOW: Paige Novick, $3,920

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Alighieri Il Leone 2.0 Earrings

Il Leone Earrings 2.0


SHOP NOW: Alighieri, approximately $310

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Kathleen Whitaker Quartz Slice Earrings

Kathleen Whitaker Quartz Slice Earrings

Kathleen Whitaker

SHOP NOW: Forty Five Ten, $3,430

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Annie Costello Brown Rain Dusters

Rain Dusters

Annie Costello Brown

SHOP NOW: Annie Costello Brown, $260

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Grace Lee Whisper Mobile Tri-Linear Diamond Earring


Grace Lee

SHOP NOW: Grace Lee, $888

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Monica Vinader Riva Large Hoop Gold Vermeil Diamond Earrings

Riva Large Hoop rose gold vermeil diamond earrings

Monica Vinader 

SHOP NOW: Net-A-Porter, $695

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Lizzie Mandler Flat-Top Cuff With Baguettes

Diamond cuff

Lizzie Mandler

SHOP NOW: Lizzie Mandler, $5,305

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Eddie Borgo Estate Drop Earring

Estate drop

Eddie Borgo

SHOP NOW: Eddie Borgo, $230

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Bario Neal Circ Drops

Circ drops

Bario Neal

SHOP NOW: Bario Neal, from $98

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Closer by Wwake Lancet Earrings

Lancet Earrings

Closer by Wwake

SHOP NOW: Closer by Wwake, $246

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Jennifer Fisher Bolden Hoops

Bolden Hoops

Jennifer Fisher 

SHOP NOW: Jennifer Fisher, $395

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Knobbly Studio Gal Hoops

Gal Hoops

Knobbly Studio 

SHOP NOW: Knobbly Studio, from $108

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Article& Ribbon Earrings

Ribbon Earrings


SHOP NOW: Article&, $38

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W.Britt Interlocking Angle Earrings

Interlocking angle earrings


SHOP NOW: W.Britt, $395

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Leigh Miller Totem Earrings

Totem Earrings

Leigh Miller

SHOP NOW: Leigh Miller, $209

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Miansai Eden Earrings in Gold Vermeil

Eden Earrings


SHOP NOW: Miansai, $195

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FARIS Drape Earrings

Drape Earrings


SHOP NOW: Faris, from $225

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Charlotte Chesnais Falless Earrings



SHOP NOW: Farfetch, $449

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Ellery Coutts Cottage Earrings

Coutts Cottage Earrings


SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $375

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CVC STONES Stone and Diamond Choker

stone and diamond choker


SHOP NOW: Net-A-Porter, $4,400

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Sarah Chloe Kaia Bangle

Kaia Bangle

Sarah Chloe

SHOP NOW: Sarah Chloe, $1,150

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