Everybody remembers how exciting it was as kids to wake up on Christmas morning to piles of presents underneath the tree. Honestly, that feeling doesn’t change much as you grow up—except instead of looking for the biggest box to open, adults know to look for the smallest ones. That’s where the really good gifts are.
And now is the time to shop for that special sparkler: Blue Nile is running a Cyber Week sale that can’t be missed! Until December 27, use promo code WINTER20 to get 40% off some of the jewelry in this gift guide and dozens more rings, earrings, and other styles as well.
A pair of simple hoop earrings is honestly the perfect gift for almost every woman on your shopping list. We choose these ones because the fine 14k gold is a fine jewelry update on a timeless style that can be worn every single day with every single outfit. Choose from 14k gold, white gold, or rose gold.
No jewelry collection is complete without pearls. This bracelet is a great choice because it can be stacked with other pieces for a more casual look or worn on its own for a special occasion. And the freshwater cultured pearls have that natural luster pearls are famous for, but at a much more wallet-friendly price.
This 1cttw. diamond sparkler is a statement! Setting the graduated diamonds into 14k white gold adds extra shine that evokes the feel of a princess's tiara. This is a special occasion piece that she'll get complimented on every time she wears it.
If you're looking for something with a little more sparkle, these drop diamond earrings deliver in a major way. The delicate design isn't too much for an everyday piece, but the brilliant diamonds and light-filled halos give them that extra oomph for special occasions. Go all out with the matching pendant.
Round diamonds are one of the most popular cuts because it offers the largest surface area and most facets, maximizing the shine of the stones. That's what gives this otherwise-simple 1/2cttw. criss-crossing ring its understated brilliance. On its own, it's perfect for someone with low-key taste in jewelry.
A diamond ring is a great gift for Christmas, a birthday, an anniversary, or just because. We like this marquise and round diamond ring, which is designed to complement an engagement or wedding ring, for the extra shine it brings. Slip this 1/4cttw. ring on her finger and she won't want to ever take it off.
Men are much less likely to be gifted jewelry than women, so his wedding ring might be one of the only options to buy him something so shiny. The channel-set diamonds make the classic 14k gold wedding ring something special. Blue Nile also sells a similar two-tone style with slightly larger stones.
This stunning 2cttw. diamond bangle is not an everyday kind of gift and will most likely be reserved for special events like weddings and parties. But it will likely become one of her most prized possessions and that is a truly special gift. Blue Nile also has thinner, more understated diamond bangles.