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7 Classic Jewelry Pieces Every Woman Should Own

Check out our jewelry guide to discover the top 7 classic jewelry pieces every woman should own. Our curated jewelry spans various price ranges so you can find jewelry that suits both you and your wallet. Best of all, these jewelry essentials are perfect for almost any occasion and will continue to grow with you.

7 Classic Pieces Of Jewelry Every Woman Should Own

The right pieces of jewelry can complete any outfit. Whether you are a budding jewelry collector or a long time jewelry enthusiast, timeless jewelry is always a perfect addition to your jewelry collection. Look beyond jewelry trends and discover the top 7 classic jewelry pieces every woman should own.


What Are The Best Classic Jewelry Pieces For Women?


  • Tiffany & Co. Diamonds by the Yard Necklace
  • Cartier Tank Francaise Watch

PRICE POINT: $3,000-$6,000:

  • Diamond Halo Necklace
  • Diamond Stud Earrings


  • Diamond Hoop Earrings
  • Cartier Love Bracelet
  • Tennis Necklace


Price Point: Under $3,000

1. Diamonds by the Yard Necklace

Price: $890

Tiffany & Co.’s Diamonds by the Yard necklace will instantly make any outfit look classy. This delicate necklace is set with 0.90 carats of brilliant bezel-set diamonds. Whether you prefer wearing the necklace with its 36-inch rose gold chain fully draped down your neck or instead loop the chain around your neck for a layered look, this necklace is adaptive to various styles.

diamond by the yard necklace

2. Cartier Tank Francaise

7 Classic Pieces of Jewelry
Price: $2,450

For a luxury timepiece that embodies timeless elegance, there is none more perfect than Cartier’s Tank collection. Created in the early 20th century, the Tank series has stayed true to their original and iconic design.

One of this watch’s most distinctive features is its sleek and rectangular steel case which has defined the Tank series. The dial features roman numerals and sword shaped hands, protected beneath sapphire crystal. Instantly elevate any outfit with this iconic ladies watch.

Price Point: $3,000-$6,000

3. Diamond Halo Necklace

Price: $3,250

For a necklace that will capture everyone’s attention, look no further than a diamond halo necklace. This pendant is made up of a 1 carat round white diamond encircled by a halo of smaller diamonds. Diamond detailing further enhances the center stone’s sparkle.

The slim 18 karat yellow gold chain works to add length to the wearer’s neck. With a piece that unifies classic style with a modern twist, this diamond halo necklace is sure to please.

Classic Jewelry Pieces

4. Three Prong Diamond Stud Earrings

diamond studs for women
Price: $5,148

Who can resist the subtle sophistication of simple stud diamond earrings? These timeless jewelry staples are perfect for a day at the office or a night out. Each earring is comprised of a single brilliant round diamond weighting 1 carat set in 14 karat white gold. Diamond studs are a staple piece of any jewelry collection.

Price Point: Over $6,000

5. Diamond Hoop Earrings

Price: $10,630

Looking for timeless earrings that easily transition from day to night? Then these diamond hoop earrings are perfect. Each earring is set with 5 carats of stunning round diamonds in 14 karats of white gold.

The earrings will sway with every movement, brilliantly catching the light and allowing the diamonds to sparkle. Add a touch of glamor to your outfit with these hoops.

diamond hoop earrings

6. Cartier Petite Love Bracelet with Pave Diamonds

Price: $15,950

Add a little love to your jewelry collection with Cartier’s iconic LOVE bracelet. Popular among celebrities, this 18 karat rose gold bracelet features the collection’s signature screw motif which symbolizes love and commitment.

The bracelet is set with 0.95 carats of delicate pave diamonds wrapped around the bangle. The bracelet stays secure around your wrist when secured with the brand’s golden screwdriver. Whether you decide to wear the bracelet alone or create a layered look with other bangles, the LOVE bracelet makes for a truly versatile and classic piece.

7 Classic Pieces of Jewelry

7. Riviera Diamond Tennis Necklace

7 classic pieces of women's jewelry
Price: $18,525

There is no greater image of elegance than a diamond tennis necklace. This particular necklace is fashioned with over 14 carats of diamonds in 14 karat white gold. The brilliant round cut diamonds delicately graduate in size, with the largest diamonds sitting in the necklace’s center. Enjoy the instant elegance this necklace adds to any outfit.

How To Buy Luxury Jewelry

Looking to update your jewelry box? Shop a wide range of classic jewelry pieces every woman should own, from cocktail rings to Cartier gold hoops to diamond tennis bracelets.

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How To Sell Luxury Jewelry

Have any of these classic jewelry pieces inspired you to update your jewelry collection? With WP Diamonds, selling jewelry is made easy. We offer two simple services that will have you wearing your new favorite jewelry in no time:

Sell: We provide the option of selling online or via appointment. Our service is fast, easy and secure, earning us an A+ rating with the BBB and hundreds of online reviews from satisfied customers. Fill out our simple online form to get a price quote, the entire selling process can take as little as 24 hours.

Trade-In: With our trade-in program you can upgrade your jewelry and receive up to 20% more on your offer in the form of store credit with our jewelry store partners. You can then use this credit towards buying jewelry that you will love for years to come.

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535 5th Avenue, 11th Floor,
New York, New York
10017, USA

Berkeley Square House
Berkeley Square, Mayfair
London, W1J 6BD, UK

212 JQ Modern
120 Vyse Street, Hockley
Birmingham, B18 6NF, UK