The six essential jewellery pieces you should own

There are staples that every jewellery box should contain. Mandy Bular highlights the top six sparklers you mustn’t live without.

A sense of style and jewellery are the two things that are extremely individualised and personal. When it comes to jewellery, no two people have the same preferences. Nonetheless, there are few fine jewellery staples that can always be counted on to make any outfit extra special. Mandy Bular, a jewellery designer at Perigems, highlights the top six pieces of jewellery every woman should own.

These universal pieces will help enhance your individuality and allow your personal flare to shine.



Pearl jewellery undoubtedly looks modern, yet have held onto their roots of traditionalism. The earrings and neck pieces exude a simple and exquisite beauty that automatically gives the wearer a huge boost of elegance and class, regardless of the outfit. Fine jewellery manufacturers are coming up with ingenious ways to incorporate pearls into everyday life.

A simple gold chain

A simple gold chain is an essential piece for your jewellery collection. If worn singularly, it can look very elegant. For a touch of bohemian, you can also choose to layer it up in a mismatched way. No matter how you choose to style it, the piece will always add flair to your overall outfit. To add a little quirk, you may opt to add charm designs or simple motifs to the chain.

Diamond tennis bracelet

The bracelet features a simple, symmetrical line of strings of dazzling diamonds. The diamonds are set in white gold or platinum and the simplistic charming design makes it a staple in every woman’s jewellery box. This statement piece can be worn at work and it can also help you shine at any special occasion.

Stud earrings

Stud earrings are also a must-have item for your jewellery box. The earrings are extremely versatile and perfect for everyday wear. If you do not want the diamond look, you can get these jewellery workhorses in myriad stone colours. You are bound to find stones in colours that perfectly match and accentuate your outfit. To further lend your unique style sense to these pieces, you can choose the size of the stud or a decorative pattern,which best suits your aesthetics.

Cocktail ring

Cocktail ring

Cocktail rings come in different shapes, sizes, and designs. These rings are specifically designed to help you make a bold and beautiful statement. The ring can consist of a large diamond, topaz, ruby, emerald or any other colourful stone.

Hoop earrings

Hoop earrings are a piece of jewellery that acts as a piece fostering cross-generational bonding. This is one such piece of jewellery that your daughter and even granddaughter would like to borrow. This fashion mainstay suits all styles and works with almost all types of outfit. Hoop earrings manage to cascade into the very incarnation of style with which they are paired. It is very interesting to see how the same pair of hoop earrings look very different with various outfits.

Last modified: January 8, 2021

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