5 Jewelry Gifts for Graduating Students

Editor’s note: This post has been written by our fun and fashionable contributor Alexis Williams. Enjoy!

Not too long ago, I walked across a grand stage in a long flowing gown and high heels, smiled and waved at my parents, and accepted a life-changing honor. No, I wasn’t crowned Miss America—I graduated from college.

While I stood on the cusp of adulthood, I was a nervous wreck inside, pondering the impending uncertainties that post-graduate life had to offer me. From stressing out over landing a job interview to basking in the glow of being hired as an intern, life after college has been anything but a walk in the park. Despite hesitantly walking into my first unpaid, part-time position, the one thing I knew I had covered was looking professional—thanks in large part to a pair of gold knot earrings that I received as a graduation gift from my aunt.

As commencement season approaches, parents and relatives alike will be on the hunt for the perfect present for their scholar. I recommend retailers show them pieces most likely to help their graduates transition into the real world with a sleek and polished appearance. Besides, no outfit is complete without the right amount of bling. Check out these jewels that are sure to help usher new alums into post-graduate life.     


 Eliko Pearl South Sea pearl and diamond stud earrings

Eliko Pearl


Zen Diamond heart key pendant

Zen Diamond



Jorg Gray Timepieces stainless steel diamond watch

Jorg Gray Timepieces



Cydonia & co. twisted cable blue topaz bracelet

Cydonia & Co.


Alisa Figure Eight basketweave cufflinks


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