40 Pieces of Jewelry to Wear All Summer Long

Summer is the absolute best time to dig out your favorite baubles or shop for new ones. Don’t you want to pair bright, colorful jewels with your newest off-the-shoulder frock? Doesn’t it sound fun to style playful anklets with your chic new bikini? We thought so.

Yahoo Style rounded up the best jewels to wear for all of your summer outings whether you’re heading to the museum, the beach, a dinner date, a summer concert, or a picnic in the park.

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A day at the museum

If you’re planning to art museums this summer, we suggest wearing jewelry that is sculptural, abstract, and has a touch of surrealism to keep with the artistic theme. You should have some fun with it. After all, it’s art! (Photo: Getty Images)

A bit of Dalí

Delfina Delettrez micro piercing earring, $470, visit DelfinaDelettrez.com for more information

Colorful geometry

Topshop abstract necklace, $28, topshop.com

Silver discs

Lapponia Jewelry silver earrings, $285, lapponia.com

Art deco

Mountain & Moon RISHIMA earrings, $99, mountainandmoon.com


Mango contrasting necklace, $15, mango.com

Gold and sculptural

Ellery Solitude gold-plated earrings, $465, net-a-porter.com

Colorful chains

Cos necklace with chunky pendants, $59, cosstores.com

Watercolor shades

Elisabeth Bell diamond boulder splits, $4,650, elisabethbelljewelry.com

A weekend park picnic

Before you fill your picnic basket with sandwiches and snacks, stock up on bold, colorful statement baubles. We suggest the currently trendy tiered coconut earrings from Sachin and Babi, or jewelry that is fun and tropical, like palm tree or cacti earrings. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bright-yellow and bold

Shashi Abigail earrings, $56, shopbop.com

Sky-blue tassels

Eddie Borgo long silk-tassel earring light-blue/jet, $340, eddieborgo.com

Palm trees and beads

Rosantica gold Hawaii palm tree earrings, $150, avenue32.com

Fruit of the summer

Forever 21 strawberry charm bracelet, $6, forever21.com

Scarlet coconuts

Sachin and Babi coconuts earrings scarlet and fuschia, $250, sachinandbabi.com

Mini cacti planters

Kate Spade Scenic Route cactus studs, $48, katespade.com

Colorful discs

Christopher Kane oversize disc drop earrings, $170, brownsfashion.com

Big, bold, and blue

BaubleBar Griselda ball-drop earrings, $58, baublebar.com

A weeknight dinner date

If you have an upcoming summer date, we suggest looking for jewels that are sleek and classic. Think minimalistic in gold and silver metals or light pastels in forms that will not overpower your look. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gold swirls

Topshop Hammer Twist drop earrings, $22, topshop.com

Simple elegance

Mejuri Grace bracelet, $69, mejuri.com

Classic pearls

Jason Wu thin-chain earrings with pearls, $395, latestrevival.com

Seafoam green amethyst

Anne Sisteron 14K white gold diamond green amethyst stud earrings, $410, annesisteron.com

To infinity

Vita Fede Cassio ring, $285, vitafede.com

Long and classic

Selin Kent nico necklace, $1,450, loveadorned.com

Simple and precious

Ofée happy ring yellow gold, $572, o-fee.com

Mini spheres

Argento stick ball earrings, $30, nordstrom.com

Beach day

Although wearing jewelry to the beach isn’t always practical, there is still a way to do it right. Look for cute, simple earring studs that won’t be a nuisance in the water or simple charm necklaces and stackable bracelets that won’t tarnish against the sand.

Starfish pair

& Other Stories fish stud earrings, $25, stories.com

Turquoise and diamonds

Zoë Chicco turquoise-and-diamond anklet, $475, zoechicco.com

Monstera leaves

Catherine Weitzman mini Monstera studs, $60, catherineweitzman.com

Raw and handcrafted

Twine and Twig long classic necklace, $165, twineandtwigstyle.com

Simple aqua

Kendra Scott Jayde pendant necklace in aqua Kyocera opal, $70, kendrascott.com

Sand Dollar

Elisabeth Bell sand dollar necklace, $475, elisabethjewelry.com

Seahorse duo

Catherine Weitzman seahorse stud earrings, $60, catherineweitzman.com

Fun and stackable

Monica Vinader Linear friendship bracelet in Ballet Pink, $160 (sterling silver), monicavinader.com
Monica Vinader Linear bead friendship bracelet in Mint, $195 (gold vermeil), monicavinader.com
Monica Vinader Linear friendship bracelet in Mint, $195 (gold vermeil), monicavinader.com
Monica Vinader Linear bead friendship bracelet in Ballet Pink, $160 (sterling silver), monicavinader.com

Summer concert

Heading to a concert? We suggest wearing jewelry that has a bit of edge to it, like spiked earrings or a chain-link choker necklace. (Photo: Getty Images)

Silver waves

Agmes triple wave ring, $290, agmesnyc.com

Double chain

Jennifer Fisher chain-link choker, $355, jenniferfisherjewelry.com

Knotted gold

Amber Sceats petite dax bracelet, $129, ambersceats.com

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