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50 Under $50: Jewelry Too Good to Resist

Jun 1 2013 - 8:00am

Heavy chain-link necklaces and rich jewel tones have their place all Fall, but when Summer hits we're all about lightening up — and that means your jewelry, too. Of course, since we can't devote an unlimited budget to these seasonal baubles, we're taking a savvy approach to shopping — read: nothing in this set costs more than $50. We've curated a mix of pretty rose gold pieces, embellished friendship bracelets, dainty everyday jewels, and major statement-making necklaces and chandelier earrings for all of your wedding-season gatherings and cocktail parties. With an accessory arsenal like this, changing up your favorite LWD or silk maxi dress is as easy as swapping one great necklace for the next. Just click through to shop all 50 finds.

Basic, but pretty adorable — these Vince Camuto studs [1] ($20) are the perfect everyday pair.

Picture these Gorjana Fatima drop earrings [2] ($45) with a breezy halter dress for an easy night-out style.

This Zara pack of 2 thread bracelets [3] ($40) takes the work out of stacking up a set of cool-girl arm wear.

This JewelMint diamond cuff [4] ($35) is a seriously luxe-looking way to test the waters of the ear cuff trend.

Add this sweet Madewell flower ring [5] ($18) to your accessory mix or wear it alone for a dainty effect.

We love the thought of pairing these Kenneth Jay Lane enamel earrings [6] ($44) with a sleek white sheath to further the elegant effect.

Add some statement-making hardware to your cutoffs and tanks with this Madewell Spring Festival necklace [7] ($38).

This Duro Olowu for JCP faux horn necklace [8] ($25) is the perfect statement-making necklace to offset a silky blouse at the office.

A cheeky nod to a fashion favorite — and just a fun accessory in their own right — we adore these Kate Spade New York Goreski Glasses Studs [9] ($48).

This Mod Cloth Bijou Said It necklace [10] ($25) provides a cool way to wear your festive red and blue this Summer.

The pastel stones on this Adia Kibur short stone necklace [11] ($45) feel particularly perfect for Summer.

Upgrade your arm party with this Mercedes Salazar embellished friendship cuff [12] ($50).

This multicolored LOFT short wrapped green stone necklace [13] ($45) could liven up any look in a flash — which takes all the guesswork out of getting ready.

We love that this BCBG Tassel-bead icon bracelet [14] ($38) marries the everyday vibe with special details.

Update your Summer style with a flash of neon, thanks to these Vince Camuto stone drop earrings [15] ($42).

These ASOS chain teardrop earrings [16] ($11) look a whole lot more luxe than their under $15 price tag.

This Topshop collar necklace [17] ($30) manages to be both a little sporty and totally glam.

Channel a little Southwest-feeling cool with this BP Vintage faux turquoise cuff [18] ($14).

Consider this Stephan & Co. statement necklace [19] ($24) your instant update to the cocktail dress you've had since last season.

The most glamorous way to wear the evil eye might just be with this Rachel Roy Evil Eye stacked ring set [20] ($32).

Madewell's Bluestone earrings [21] ($26) would be perfect with a chambray button-down.

No one would ever suspect you scored this Express ribbon and rhinestone bracelet [22] ($23) for under $25.

This Mod Cloth Thrice as Nice necklace [23] ($13) is perfect for layering up with your other jewels.

This Oxford Trunk Maca Horn necklace [24] ($49) is begging to be worn with your slinky black maxi dress for dinner out.

This Dancing Daisies stand necklace [25] ($38) feels feminine and dainty — and perfect for dressing up your look on a hot Summer day.

These high-impact BCBG Max Azria chain hoops [26] ($48) are sure to get you noticed, even if the rest of your look is as simple as jeans and a t-shirt.

Offset a white t-shirt or button-down with this Lucky Brand silver-tone faux turquoise collar necklace [27] ($45).

Think of this Cara Pyramid stud double finger ring [28] ($22) as an instant edgy update for just about anything you put on.

These Free People beaded design cuffs [29] ($28) would look amazing with a white sundress and a tan.

Get a cool-girl version of the everyday bangle with this Claire's chain-link and spike bracelet [30] ($6).

We love the bohemian feel of this Chan Iuu tassel charm necklace [31] ($40). It has the unique feel of something you might have found on a great Summer vacation.

Channel the global trend with this geometric Hive & Honey triangle link necklace [32] ($34).

These decadent-looking Mango crystal-embellished earrings [33] ($45) are sure to turn some heads — and elicit a few compliments, too.

From special occasions, to your everyday white tee and jeans, these Club Monaco crystal spike earrings [34] ($50) could go with just about anything.

If you're not one for color, this JewelMint Golden Guard necklace [35] ($30) makes a statement in sleek metal.

These bold Kenneth Jay Lane turquoise bead drop earrings [36] ($36) would be the only accessory you need to dress up a Summer LBD.

This C. Wonder screw stud snake embossed bracelet [37] ($38) delivers a flash of exotic print to your stack of arm candy.

These Jessica Simpson Tropic Nights earrings [38] ($28) might just become the pair you wear to your special occasions all Summer.

They might be studs, but this pair of Juicy Couture elephant studs [39] ($38) doesn't short on personality.

Simple and elegant, this Quite a Swing Set necklace [40] ($14) was made for dressing up a breezy tank top and jeans.

Imagine how gorgeous this ASOS 3D triangle cuff bracelet [41] ($26) will look with a white maxi dress.

If bold isn't really your thing, this delicate Heather Hawkins tiny gemstone necklace [42] ($50) may be more your speed.

This Nasty Gal pyramid cutout cuff [43] ($20) would be a sleek complement to a silk maxi dress at any Summer wedding [44].

Swap out heavy chains for a lightweight necklace like this pretty Gorjana double rope necklace [45] ($50).

Channel a little of the Summer's nautical theme with this Anne Klein rope bracelet [46] ($36).

Casual enough for your everyday, but with enough glitz to dress up an evening ensemble, these Urban Outfitters Sweet Scandal chandelier earrings [47] ($17) could quickly become a favorite in your jewelry box.

This Whatever You Wish necklace [48] ($12) is a delicate, everyday staple that may just bring you a little good luck, too.

This Rachel by Rachel Roy necklace [49] ($42) might just be the chicest way to get the boho-chic vibe.

Test drive the ear cuff trend guilt-free with this ASOS pack of three mismatched ear cuffs [50] ($11).

A perfectly stacked set of rings already created for you, courtesy of Madewell's nesting rings [51] ($23).

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