We’ve sorted through thousands of vendors on Etsy to bring you the top seven jewelry designers, whether you’re looking for something fine and delicate or statement-making and sparkly.
The shop: Katie Bly designs handmade jewelry, with a focus on localized production and environmentally responsible sourcing.
RS top pick: On-trend mix-and-match rings, from covetable midis to stacking sets.
To buy: Eclipse Midi Ring, $54.
Sasha Samuel Jewelry
The shop: With a background in fine arts and vintage fashion, Sasha Samuel’s pieces range from romantic crystal necklaces and bracelets to intricate headpieces deco brides will love.
RS top pick: A braided, rhinestone-encrusted choker that dresses up anything from jeans and a T-shirt to your favorite little black dress.
To buy: Braided Rhinestone Choker Necklace, $250.
The shop: All the way from Paris, Karufuchi combines beads, gemstones, and ethnic inspirations to create pieces that were made to layer and stack.
RS top pick: Fun, summer-ready friendship bracelets in unexpected and eye-catching color combinations.
To buy: Multicolor Tassel Bracelets, $21 for two.
CollectedEdition Wheat Bracelet
The shop: Combining their knowledge of the fashion industry and industrial design, Kasia Wisniewski and Nick Foley offer eclectic, modern pieces with a focus on nature. The pieces are created both by hand and with techniques like 3D printing and digital design.
RS top pick: Modeled after wheat stalks, this open-ended cuff has an appeal that’s one part organic, one part geometric.
To buy: Wheat Bracelet, $135.
The shop: Based in Hong Kong, Bayila is a one-stop shop for all things bling, from crystal bib necklaces accented in neon colors to earrings crafted from clusters of sparkling stones.
RS top pick: A necklace done in a cool combo of freshwater pearls and neon Swarovski crystals—the perfect pick-me-up for a plain white tee.
To buy: Madame Butterfly Necklace, $150.
Hook & Matter
The shop: Sisters Aimee and Sara handcraft pieces in their New York studio. Their delicate jewelry, in brass, sterling, and silver, has a clean, industrial feel.
RS top pick: These tiny, simple faceted studs, plated in rose gold, are the kind of jewelry you put on and never take off.
To buy: Rose Gold Stud Earrings, $50.
The shop: Committed to fair trade and ethical sourcing of materials, Mary John’s shop is one of the best places to stock up on delicate rings for mixing, matching, and layering.
RS top pick: A sweet gift for someone special, infinity knots symbolize endless love.
To buy: Tiny Infinity Knot Ring in 14k Gold, $47.