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Simple Jewelry

Sep 24, 2008

by Alison Feldmann handmade and vintage goods

Not every woman is into sequins, spangles and diamonds. In the search for jewelry, sometimes all that’s necessary is something elegant, modern and uncomplicated that will function as a subtle but beautiful basic. This collection of simple, modern metal jewelry should get you started!

 Jewelry Gift Guide | Items Tagged “Simple Metal Jewelry” | Jewelry Category

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Four Feather Earrings
Four Feather Earrings
Elliptical Hoops in Gold - XLarge
Elliptical Hoops in Gold - XLarge
Addie Earrings - Rose Gold Filled
Addie Earrings - Rose Gold Filled
Slim Stacking Rings - Mixed Metals
Slim Stacking Rings - Mixed Metals
Drop Cupped Necklace
Drop Cupped Necklace
Silver Branch Studs
Silver Branch Studs
Midnight Cut-Outs
Midnight Cut-Outs
10 Dollar DEALS Simple Bead
10 Dollar DEALS Simple Bead
Mina Necklace - Delicate Sterling Silver Squares
Mina Necklace - Delicate Sterling Silver Squares
Equilibrium Necklace
Equilibrium Necklace
Wrap Silver Ring
Wrap Silver Ring
Oksana - Sterling Silver Ring
Oksana - Sterling Silver Ring


  • dogties

    dogties said 8 years ago

    Amazing Rings & Jewelery. Etsy Rocks Great Jobs!

  • SparklePower

    SparklePower said 8 years ago

    oh! i love all of it.

  • wiredoriginals

    wiredoriginals said 8 years ago

    I love simple! Great article. C

  • cocobelle

    cocobelle said 8 years ago


  • thepairabirds

    thepairabirds said 8 years ago

    I love, love, love clean, simple, minimal designs. And, these are great choices. Gemma, Lilyruby, Locallibrary, and Tre are some of my favorite Etsy jewelry makers.

  • SeaSideSupply

    SeaSideSupply said 8 years ago

    Go Simple Girls!!!

  • solidio

    solidio said 8 years ago

    this is my style! thanks for the article!

  • retrothreadz

    retrothreadz said 8 years ago

    Gorgeous jewerly I love them all

  • MissCrowland

    MissCrowland said 8 years ago

    Definitely added some to my favourites.

  • BeadsInTheBelfry

    BeadsInTheBelfry said 8 years ago

    very true!

  • mmmfiber

    mmmfiber said 8 years ago

    Ooohh - great picks!

  • autumnsarrival

    autumnsarrival said 8 years ago

    So nice & Simple! Love them all!!

  • anda Admin

    anda said 8 years ago

    I have to add one more shop: Loopsdesigns! These are among my all-time favorite Etsy purchases. Actually, I've bought those earrings *three times* because I keep losing them and can't live without a pair....

  • Xenotees

    Xenotees said 8 years ago

    Gorgeous picks!

  • rubygirl

    rubygirl said 8 years ago

    Lovely, lovely picks!

  • goodbones

    goodbones said 8 years ago

    I love all of these and I have to recommend soulyyours also. I purchased a gorgeous and simple pendant called "Full Moon" from her shop and I haven't taken it off since it arrived!

  • ashhilton

    ashhilton said 8 years ago

    Beautiful picks, well done

  • gemmafactrix

    gemmafactrix said 8 years ago

    Oh, yay! Thanks for choosing my earrings for this article! So nice to be in such good company, too. :)

  • duckduckGoosestuff

    duckduckGoosestuff said 8 years ago

    these look so cool and collected together, just lovely.

  • ShopClementine

    ShopClementine said 8 years ago

    What a great collection of inspired pieces. Thank you so much for including my Equilibrium Necklace here--such a nice surprise!

  • QuercusSilver

    QuercusSilver said 8 years ago

    Oh I am thrilled to see my wrap around ring here in such fine company. Thank you

  • ladywaiting

    ladywaiting said 8 years ago


  • alphabettispaghetti

    alphabettispaghetti said 8 years ago

    How fab! I'll have one of each, please, except for that silver and yellow gold ring... I've got one of those ;) Thanks for including me in this lush list!

  • GerAMYum

    GerAMYum said 8 years ago

    I could of used this article a couple of weeks ago when shopping for some "basic" but interesting earrings. Of course I found them. But now I know more places to shop. Thanks for the article

  • KellyBaldwinDesign

    KellyBaldwinDesign said 8 years ago

    Wonderful niche of jewelry to highlight. I think a lot of women want something simple and modern, and it is not always that easy to find. Thank goodness for ETSY!!!!

  • jessicajane

    jessicajane said 8 years ago

    great article. I myself am a pretty simple girl. I had to pound it into a few people's heads during my wedding that I dont do sparkles or frills. Haha. Love all the picks here!

  • OpulentOddities

    OpulentOddities said 8 years ago

    This is beautiful jewelry.

  • expressyourself

    expressyourself said 8 years ago

    Very lovely collections!

  • LaBaleineaPlumes

    LaBaleineaPlumes said 8 years ago

    Great selection as always! ;)

  • bittersweetdesign

    bittersweetdesign said 8 years ago

    All lovely! I love the 'less is more' philosophy - however I also swing to the 'more is more' philosophy sometimes;] I love making them both!

  • edor

    edor said 8 years ago

    I concur!

  • MeadowbelleVintage

    MeadowbelleVintage said 8 years ago

    I definately believe simple can really make a statement! Great picks, again!

  • olivebrown

    olivebrown said 8 years ago

    gorgeous picks!

  • treeandtwig

    treeandtwig said 8 years ago

    " Less is more, so keep it simple "

  • locallibrary

    locallibrary said 8 years ago

    I'm so flattered to be included in this list, I have some favorites here - totally my everyday style. Thank you!

  • fionachapman

    fionachapman said 8 years ago

    I love the understated beauty of these pieces.

  • thepebblecollection

    thepebblecollection said 8 years ago

    Beautiful list! What an honor to be included. :)

  • averywinslow

    averywinslow said 8 years ago

    Great collection! Thank you for including me among so many talented designers. I like so many of these - I can't even pick a favorite. :)

  • bread

    bread said 8 years ago

    My favourite earrings I bought are from Iann. I wear them all the time.

  • elisasherejewelry

    elisasherejewelry said 8 years ago

    I totally agree! Beautiful peices, hooray for simplicity in design.

  • sarahbirdspins

    sarahbirdspins said 8 years ago

    Such beautiful jewelry! I love it all.

  • KalliopeGifts

    KalliopeGifts said 8 years ago

    Simply stunning!

  • AscendingPeculiarity

    AscendingPeculiarity said 8 years ago

    I just want all of the items pictured. Hearts all around!

  • lisachow

    lisachow said 8 years ago

    LOVE! This is right up my alley! I always have such a hard time finding the perfect, simple, small jewelry that I love. Perfect.

  • petalandpink

    petalandpink said 8 years ago

    Sometimes you just want simple embellishments. Lovely finds!

  • uncharted

    uncharted said 8 years ago

    great collection of jewelry!

  • SYFjoolz

    SYFjoolz said 8 years ago

    Thank you so much for including me in such a beautiful collection! I am flattered to be amongst these talented artists.

  • WingsDove

    WingsDove said 8 years ago

    I have always preferred simple jewelry over blink and glitter. I love this article about the style I always choose for myself.

  • karma711

    karma711 said 8 years ago

    i love simple too

  • AnneHolman

    AnneHolman said 8 years ago

    i love all the simple geometry. less is more... i agree!

  • Kiie

    Kiie said 8 years ago

    I love simplicity too

  • DonnaCDesigns

    DonnaCDesigns said 8 years ago

    so nice!

  • distinque

    distinque said 8 years ago

    Simple is more!

  • oxxoxx

    oxxoxx said 8 years ago

    AWWWW, the Oksana ring, named after me, is also there! so sweet, you've made my day:)))

  • indiaylaluna

    indiaylaluna said 8 years ago

    Thank you for this list and for Oksana, the name of the girl that had inspired my ring!!!!

  • kusu

    kusu said 8 years ago

    Many...Many Thanks for including me in this article!

  • sassyteedesigns

    sassyteedesigns said 8 years ago

    Very simple with lots of style. Love it!!!

  • blingitonaccessories

    blingitonaccessories said 8 years ago

    Beautiful, simply stunning designs


    SANDYSAYLE said 8 years ago

    very nice simple designs!!

  • lisaastrup

    lisaastrup said 8 years ago

    This is my style, I love it all! Thanks for a great article!

  • lisahopkins

    lisahopkins said 8 years ago

    Pretty collection!

  • barbdunshee

    barbdunshee said 8 years ago

    When you work with your hands, like I bet so many of us do here, you need simple.

  • smashing

    smashing said 8 years ago

    awwwwwwwww i feel so warm and fuzzy!! i love all of these picks and i'm honored to be included! and holy happy friday batman! nice front page!!!!! :) thank you smmmmmoooooch!!!

  • ArtoftheMoment

    ArtoftheMoment said 8 years ago

    So many beautiful things!!!

  • handmade

    handmade said 8 years ago

    LOVE this article and the featured artists here! lots of new favorites =) yay!

  • stonz

    stonz said 8 years ago

    GREAT finds!!!

  • ValerieTyler

    ValerieTyler said 8 years ago

    I love seeing simple metal get some recognition---I love unfussy jewelry. :) Some wonderful artists in this grouping.

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