Ultimate Guide to Summer 2021 Jewelry Trends

Summer is a time to start taking a risk with your jewelry. Whether you’re working on your tan at the beach or screaming on a rollercoaster, summer is the time to be adventurous. Your jewelry is no exception. Summer is the perfect time to let your jewelry take center stage as we all swap our activewear for smock dresses and bikinis. We’ve rounded up all the summer 2021 jewelry trends that you need to know ahead of your next vacation or trip to the beach.

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Beaded necklaces

Is it even summer if you don’t layer a dozen beaded necklaces? The season is a time when we all go a little bohemian with our fashion. Beaded necklaces add a tropical twist to any outfit. They’re perfect for layering with other necklaces, whether you prefer dainty pieces or want to add a statement piece. Beaded necklaces add texture to a necklace stack and are a staple for vacation outfits.

You can splurge on an investment piece from brands like Monica Vinder or Missoma. If you want a budget-friendly option, ASOS and Urban Outfitters are your two brands to check out.

Petit Moments

Beaded Pearl Drop Necklace, Multi

Monica Vinder

Amulet Freedom Necklace


Short Beaded Necklace


Beaded necklace with daisies and pearl

Urban Outfitters

Maya Beaded Necklace

Dainty pearls

Give your summer closet a chic feminine twist with dainty pearls. They’re a year-round staple that will always be timeless. Whether you’re wearing your grandmother’s pearls or on-trend hoops, keep your pearls small and dainty. Reimagined pearls are one of the ‘it’ trends for summer 2021 and one you don’t want to overlook. You can thank Kamala Harris for bringing pearls back in vogue.

Pearls give you a nautical twist to your outfit that is both timeless and adds understated glamour. Natalie B Jewelry has dainty pearly earrings, while Gorjana has stackable tiny pearl and gold vermeil bracelets.

Natalie B Jewelry

Milky Way Mini Hoops

Enroute Jewelry

Artemis Ring in Green


Margot Pearl Asymmetrical Bracelet

Resin rings

Resin jewelry has come back as part of the Y2K trend. They’re the BFF of every fashion girl and are all over our social media feeds. Resin rings are a budget-friendly way of adding a summer feel to your jewelry box, with resin rings available in every color of the rainbow.

Stack them together, wear a few on each hand, or buy a statement ring. Resin is a trend that everyone is getting on board with this season. You can get a mixture of thin resin rings to stack or add a pastel cocktail ring.

Petit Moments

Embellished Ring

Pretty Pistol Trends

Colorful Resin Enamel Rings


Resin Ring Set

Cocktail rings

You don’t need a Cartier budget to rock a cocktail ring. Crystals are everywhere that you look right now and the perfect choice for cocktail rings. If you’re looking to make a splurge purchase, a cocktail ring is a must-have for your jewelry box. You can slip one on for a summer wedding or to a birthday brunch.

Other choices for cocktail rings include morganite – the new alternative to diamonds that everyone is talking about. Morganite rings add a touch of pink to your outfit and is a statement piece that everyone will love. Etsy is full of small businesses selling beautiful morganite rings that you’ll fall head over heels for.


LOVE small 18ct yellow gold

The M Jewelers NY

The Iced Cuban Link II Ring

Adina's Jewels

Pave Mariner Link Ring

Which of these jewelry trends will you be rocking this summer? Let us know in the comments below!