Reach for the Stars This Holiday Season With These 9 Jewels

We’re no strangers to celestial jewelry here at JCK. It’s an ever-present style that ebbs and flows in demand, but never truly leaves us—and it’s one that I personally never tire of looking at, writing about, and coveting for my very own.

There’s never a wrong time to spotlight moon and star jewelry, but where stars are concerned especially, it feels extra right during the holiday season. Stars are a common icon in decorating—the star on top of the tree, to only name one iteration—and for decorating oneself, I can think of nothing more appropriate.

The versatility of a star’s meanings gives it another strong selling point. For me, I see anything dreamy and celestial as signifying the unknown and magical. But the icon, ranging from in number of points from five (mostly seen here) to twelve, can symbolize anything from pagan beliefs to the cycle of life and everything in between.

Sheriffs wear them, kids get them on their homework (gold star!), sailors look to the skies, asking the stars for direction. Much like their presence in the solar system, stars as symbols can be interpreted in seemingly infinite ways.

Here are nine starry jewels to close out 2017 (and to take into 2018 and beyond).

WYS Jewelry star ball pendant | JCK On Your Market

Star ball pendant in 14k white gold with 0.25 ct. t.w. white and 0.19 ct. t.w. black diamonds, $2,200; WYS Jewelry

Anabela Chan Constellation earring | JCK On Your Market

Constellation earring in 9k rose gold with 1 ct. t.w. lab-grown diamonds, $522; Anabela Chan

Djula stars hand bracelet | JCK On Your Market

Hand bracelet in 18k white gold with 0.63 ct. t.w. diamonds, $4,995; Djula

Anabel Higgins Celeste pendant | JCK On Your Market

Celeste Victorian pendant in 18k yellow gold with seed pearls and diamonds, $2,800; Anabel Higgins (also at top)

Spallanzani Stella spring bracelet | JCK On Your Market

Stella spring bracelet in 18k white gold with sapphires and diamonds, price on request; Spallanzani

Gabriel and Co star earrings | JCK On Your Market

Star stud earrings in 14k yellow gold with 0.06 ct. t.w. diamonds, $340; Gabriel & Co.

Dvani diamond starburst earrings | JCK On Your Market

Starburst earrings in 18k white gold with 0.32 ct. t.w. diamonds, $15,956; Dvani

Shy Creation diamond star pendant | JCK On Your Market

Star pendant in 14k yellow gold with 0.21 ct. t.w. diamonds, $650; Shy Creation

Mark Henry alexandrite star ring | JCK On Your Market

Star ring in 18k white gold with 1.4 ct. moonstone, 0.22 ct. t.w. alexandrite, and 0.07 ct. t.w. diamonds, $1,700; Mark Henry

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