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19 Top Jewelry Picks for Men

The modern man isn’t afraid to accessorize.

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MEN AREN’T USUALLY A FOCUS IN THE RETAIL JEWELRY WORLD, at least not as end consumers — but this sector of the market shouldn’t be ignored. A man who appreciates jewelry is a gem of a find, both as a customer and a cultural phenomenon.

Phillip Gavriel (ABOVE)

Model Dani wears silver men’s jewelry, including woven black rhodium finish bracelet with box clasp and amethyst ($515), woven bracelet with cushion black onyx and white sapphires ($475), and black rhodium finish woven cuff bangle ($315).(800) 622-0960, phillipgavriel.com.

Photographer: Hans Withoos, Agency: Fashion Model Management Milan

Refined Shine

It’s a good time to be a jewelry-loving gentleman: Designers are paying more attention to this often-neglected design category. Anyone would be proud to sport one of these thoughtfully designed works of wearable art.

Stuller

14K yellow gold cufflinks with onyx

$2,031

(800)-877-7777, stuller.com

Picchiotti

Expandable 18K rose gold bracelet with green mother of pearl and diamonds (1.25 TCW)

$22,450

(917) 861-1382, picchiotti.it 

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Chris Ploof

14K red gold ring with meteorite

$2,070

(978) 728-4905, chrisploof.com 

Paragon Couture Group

14K two-tone brushed gold ring with diamonds (0.16 TCW) and sapphires (0.54 TCW)

$4,000

(212) 391-6651, equinoxformen.com 

Samuel B

Sterling silver cuff bracelet with 18K yellow gold

$525

(516) 466-1826, samuelb.com 

Wendy Brandes

18K yellow gold cufflinks with South Sea pearls and 179 tsavorite garnets

Price on request

(917) 289-0676, wendybrandes.com 

Lashbrook Designs

Zirconium band with a customized laser-carved handwritten message and Dewalt yellow Cerakote sleeve

$537

(888) 252-7388, lashbrookdesigns.com 

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Oh My Got

18K gold cufflinks with diamonds (0.14 TCW) and sapphires (2.20 TCW)

$4,660

(212) 878-6080, ohmygotcufflinks.com 

Vahan Jewelry

Sterling silver bracelet with blue enamel

$2,125

(914) 937-1800, vahanjewelry.com

Rugged Rocks

Maybe he’s too much of a macho man to feel comfortable wearing delicate details, but that doesn’t mean he has to be left out of the fun. These powerful pieces channel a primal spirit of adventure and unbridled strength.

Ethos Collection

Sterling silver and 18K gold pendant necklace

$225

(469) 221-0866, admin@brands88.com 

Phillip Gavriel

Sterling silver cuff bracelet

$295

(888) 262-4246, phillipgavriel.com

Isabelle Grace Jewelry

Personalized cuff bracelet in NuGold copper alloy

$88

(508) 951-1749, isabellegracejewelry.com

Vivaan

18K white gold cufflinks with inverted black diamonds

$4,885

(212) 302-0402, vivaan.us

SteelX

Steel dog tag necklace with CZ

$60

(469) 221-0866, steelx.com

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Marathon Company

Rhodium-plated sterling silver pendant with onyx

$75

(800) 451-515, marathon-co.com

Italgem Steel

Ion-plated stainless steel bracelet

$120

(514) 388-5777, italgemsteel.com

Rego Designs

Black rhodium ring with diamonds

$1,825

(800) 537-4932, regodesigns.com

Jill Maurer

Sterling silver hoop earrings

$275

(919) 926-1100, jillmaurer.com

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From Bracelets to Sparkling Man-Bling, Here’s the Latest in Men’s Jewelry

Upgrade the dress code in your man cave.

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The time has come for all men to embrace jewelry. It doesn’t matter if you’re not actually a king, a pirate, or a legendary musician: you can still shine like one.

John Varvatos (ABOVE)

Model Aly Ndiaye wears jewelry by John Varvatos, including wide silver cuff with distressed texture and amorphous turquoise, $1,998; and brass shank ring with silver threaded center, $298. robert@johnvarvatosjewelry.com, johnvarvatos.com. PHOTOGRAPHER: Hao Zaing AGENCY: Red

Wrist Watch

Bracelets are the perfect starter accessory for a man who’s jewelry-curious but still a little hesitant about rocking bold bling. Any of these bracelets could nestle discreetly next to a timepiece or fly solo on an otherwise unadorned wrist, according to the wearer’s wishes.

Cat Bates

Braided, hand-dyed nylon cord bracelet with brass brummel hook clasp.

$115

(207) 286-4397, catbates.com

Vahan

Sterling silver bracelet with black onyx.

$1,875

(914) 937-1800, vahanjewelry.com

Roberto Demeglio

18K rose gold and black ceramic bracelet with one champagne diamond.

$398

(212) 575-0213, robertodemeglio.com

Dunitz & Company

Suede leather and Czech glass beaded bracelet.

$26

(323) 769-8600, dunitz.com

Phillip Gavriel

Sterling silver bracelet with tiger’s eye.

$685

(800) 622-0960, phillipgavriel.com

Italgem Steel

Coffee ion plated stainless steel cable and Italian leather bracelet with 18K yellow gold inlay.

$300

(514) 388-5777, italgemsteel.com

Elisa Ilana

Bracelet with turritella agate, Dzi bead, and 14K yellow gold-filled accents.

$149

(402) 926-3479, elisailana.com

Quality Gold

Antiqued stainless steel bracelet with polished black leather.

$85

(513) 642-2446, qgold.com

Samuel B

Sterling silver bracelet with 18K yellow gold.

$876

(516) 466-1826, samuelb.com

 

Daring Dudes

For the gentleman who’s ready to roll with all kinds of rocks, these pieces represent a sampling of the marvelous man-bling currently available. From cufflinks to concrete, we’ve rounded up a little bit of everything for those fashionable fellows who aren’t afraid to sparkle.

Nambe

Sterling silver ring.

$275

(800) 443-0339, nambe.com

Keith Jack

Sterling silver and 10K gold pendant with white topaz and sterling silver chain.

$319

(604) 971-4367, keithjack.com

GiGi Ferranti

Sterling silver cufflinks with black diamonds and malachite.

$975

(718) 251-1614, gigiferrantijewelry.com

John Varvatos Jewelry

Sterling silver and blue tiger’s eye necklace.

$498

(646) 795-1207, johnvarvatos.com

Dana Bronfman

18K yellow gold and palladium white gold ring with diamonds (0.32 TCW).

$6,250

sales@danabronfman.com, danabronfman.com

Johnny Nelson Jewelry

18K yellow gold plated sterling silver earring with 14K gold screw post.

$175

(917) 602-2860, johnnynelson.nyc

Onirikka

Silver frog cufflinks with enamel and sapphires.

$125

(561) 451-5092, onirikka.com

Ricardo Basta

Platinum ring with yellow diamonds (0.39 TCW), white diamonds (0.58 TCW), and a 2.29-carat color change sapphire.

$14,200

(310) 278-4792, ricardobasta.com

Miles McNeel

Concrete dog tag pendant necklace with black spinel, sapphire, white diamonds, moonstone, and orange and blue labradorite. Includes a hematite and labradorite beaded chain.

$3,400

(310) 808-5572, milesmcneel.com

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December’s Latest Jewelry Releases Are Here

Discover these elegant December pieces.

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Powerful Petites

Loriann Jewelry’s new Moderne Collection is the perfect style for our cultural moment: extremely wearable but bold and radiating strength. These little beauties are all power angles and negative space, the ideal adornment for a badass woman on the go who likes to show spirit in her accessories. loriannjewelry.com

$1,235

Rhodium-plated sterling silver earrings with lapis

Wear the Ocean Blue

Belle Etoile is known for lovely, wearable designs that don’t break the bank, and the exciting new Adina Collection is another home run. These dreamy designs feature deep blue lapis paired with sparkling stones and shining silver, a stunning combination that evokes the boundless sea. belleetoilejewelry.com

$325

14K yellow gold ring with sapphire and diamonds (0.12 TCW)

Newly Essential

Inspired by the designer’s love of simple, beautiful diamond pavé designs, John Atencio’s Essence collection heralds a return to refined elegance. These clean, polished jewels are the kind of truly timeless treasure any collector can appreciate. johnatencio.com

$1,235

18K yellow gold necklace with diamonds (0.12 TCW)

Eighteen Karat Magic

Designer Susan Highsmith’s understated gold jewelry doesn’t shout for attention, but one glance will have you coming back for a second and a third look. With intricate, hand-carved details and lots of texture, these easy-to-love designs are sure to resonate with discerning jewelry lovers. susanhighsmith.com

$3,200

Steel pendant with diamond

Pop the Question

Created in conjunction with Engagement 101’s Propose Too initiative, this pendant by Chris Ploof is a chic way for the proudly engaged man to show the world he’s taken. Perfect either for a proposal or as an after-the-fact engagement gift, we love this piece as a way for anyone in love to honor this important milestone.
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$99

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Interlocking Ring Stacks, Blacksmith-Created Jewelry and More New Collections for November

Check out the latest jewelry collection releases.

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14K yellow gold ring with amethyst.

Turn This Paige

Leslie Smith of Leslie Paige is a pastry chef turned jewelry designer who has made an immediate splash with her already iconic “perched setting” ring. Her eye-catching trademark ring literally turns convention on its side by angling a gemstone sideways to showcase the back as well as the front. lesliepaigejewelry.com

$2,640

Sterling silver earrings with iolite.

Gorgeous Gioielli

Elisa Melegari is an Italian bench jeweler and designer whose swirling, elegant designs are inspired by both her hometown and the romantic classicism of the Italian Renaissance. Traditional craftsmanship meets modern romance in this wearable and utterly lovely line. elisamelegari.com

$260

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Adorn Yourself

Adornia’s cheeky, cheerful enamel jewelry is a whimsical throwback that any fun-loving jewelry aficionado is sure to find irresistible. This line is an array of cute but not saccharine delights at price points that will keep a smile on anyone’s face. adornia.com

14K yellow gold plated necklace set with enamel.

$48

Sterling silver pendant finished in 14K yellow gold.

Bold as Brass

E.W. Martingale is a collection of heirloom-quality necklaces inspired by the beauty and powerful symbolic meaning of traditional horse brasses. In true Kentucky style, these distinctive and wearable pieces are created by a local blacksmith. ewmartingale.com

$188

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Interlocking ring stack in white ceramic and surgical steel with rose gold-toned ION plating and Swarovski elements.

Superior Stacking

Bering’s Arctic Symphony ring collection offers versatile, cost-effective, and beautiful pieces for both men and women who want a luxurious look that comes with built-in options. The unique “Twist and Change” system allows the wearer to switch the rings around or even add completely new inner rings to evolve the style over time! beringtime.com/us

$149

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