February 23, 2022 8 min read
Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift to express just how much our moms mean to us is no easy task. Jewelry is a meaningful way to show mom how much you love and appreciate her in one small package. Designing jewelry with personality and meaning is what Q does best, so we’ve gathered a list of some of our best Mother’s Day necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings that we’re sure your mom will love. Each of our top picks combines artistry, originality, and personality in its design, so the jewelry you choose for mom will be truly one-of-a-kind, just like she is.
When you’re just starting jewelry shopping for mom, there are a few questions you can ask to help you find a piece that’s personal to her.
Of course, the best type of Mother’s Day jewelry is different for every mother. Our top picks highlight a few of our favorite types of jewelry for moms.
Birthstone jewelry isn’t only for birthdays. Birthstones signify a small piece of a person’s story and make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts or gifts for any occasion. Show mom you’re thinking of her with jewelry in her birthstone, like this amethyst ring for a February birthday. The gemstone flows in waves of silver with a tiny white sapphire accent as a reminder to mom that she deserves relaxation and tranquility. This ring also comes in blue topaz and peridot.
Find these tiny, two-stone petal earrings in mom’s birthstone or her children’s birthstones. These earrings are great for a mom of one or two. They come in three different color combinations: peridot (Aug.) and blue topaz (Dec.), blue topaz (Dec.) and amethyst (Feb.), and iolite and garnet (Jan.). The tiny petals are a sweet combo of marquise and trillion-cut gemstones with bold colors. They also come with the same gems in 18k vermeil.
This petal pendant is perfect for a mom of three to picture the growth of each of her children. The blooming bunch is made with iolite, citrine, and garnet. The necklace also comes in a smaller petal pendant with blue topaz,amethyst, and peridot. Petal pendants are also available in sterling silver with white rhodium for anti-tarnish.
This necklace is a great choice for a mom with a September birthday, a mom of three, or a mom who loves sapphires. This sapphire bouquet features light green, yellow, and light rose sapphires strung together with handmade beads. The necklace is a reminder of a beach getaway wherever mom finds herself. You can also choose a similar style necklace with deep plum and blue sapphires.
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This is another great necklace for a mom with three charming children. The eclectic group of golden charms serves as a reminder of each child’s unique personality. Likewise, our Triple Charm Elements Earrings are a perfect reminder of three children or grandchildren ($325).
Each tiny, handcrafted sculpture on this bracelet represents the strength, wisdom, and magic found in mom. It makes a simple yet bold statement in all bright white rhodium.
The rich, bronze sapphires in these earrings are exceptional. The flashes of gold in the bronze give the earrings brightness and a bit of magic. The deep neutral color will go with many of mom’s outfits.
Your mom will feel stunning in this dazzling black and silver spinel necklace from our Twilight Collection. Faceted spinel and white topaz gemstones circle a large, luminescent baroque pearl for a bold but classic combo.
These elegant earrings showcase the beauty of asymmetry. A cluster of bright green peridot, deep green and teal tourmaline, and blue aquamarine crown the long pearls from freshwater mussels. These earrings bring sophistication with a bit of whimsy for a mom who’s fun and classy.
These perfectly mismatched earrings are great for the effortlessly chic mom. The peacock pearl is a rare deep and iridescent indigo. From one pearl hangs a peridot and from the other, a tourmaline.
For us, the “J” means joyful, which is how you feel about celebrating mom and how your mom will feel wearing these earrings. The 14k gold hoops are speckled with black diamonds, which makes these elegant earrings a little edgy.
This cuff is smooth and fluid but also empowering. Its curvatures represent a harmonious but wild tropical paradise. This cuff will remind mom that she is every bit a superwoman.
The X-shape of these earrings represents a kiss and is a perfect symbol of your love for mom and your mother’s love for you. These earrings are studded in white diamonds, and also come without diamonds in 18k vermeil and oxidized sterling silver.
This gold necklace is inspired by the bright city skyline at night and can remind mom how much she shines. The tabs capture the metropolitan energy with a hand-etched pattern and little white sapphires adding sparkle to the design.
These earrings give mom a piece of her own South Pacific island. The hand-picked baroque pearls represent the island of Moorea surrounded by a sea of blue topaz and peridot.
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From the deep reddish-purple rose-cut rubies hang a bright cluster of garnet, imperial topaz, tourmaline, and jade. The pairing of ruby, green, and citrus-colored stones combines the deep love of the ruby with energy and liveliness. The combined meaning matches the love and life that mothers share with their children.
This necklace makes a great gift for a mother who loves color or if you simply can’t narrow your choice of gemstone to just one. The fun cluster of gemstones comes in many color palettes, including iolite with garnet and citrine, blue topaz with London blue topaz and white topaz, iolite with blue topaz and green amethyst, mandarin with garnet and iolite, and pearl with black spinel and white topaz.
This unique and remarkable honey-colored sapphire is smooth and sunny, a perfect representation of the happiness moms bring. It features 18k gold embellishments and a small green sapphire accent.
The fresh floral colors in these one-of-a-kind earrings are sweet, just like mom. The baguette-cut smoky quartz is topped with a cluster of jade, pink and green tourmaline, and light orange citrine.
These earrings might be the most colorful of them all, great for moms with a fun-loving personality and unconventional style. Not only are these earrings designed with vibrant iolite and citrine, they feature opals with a shimmering play-of-color.
These fun, playful jester cap earrings are sure to make mom smile. No two coin pearls are alike–each has unique features, which makes this gift extra special.
These teardrop earrings are wrapped in stacks of glimmering black spinel, pyrite, and gold. They’re the perfect finishing touch to an elegant look and are sure to make mom look like a million bucks.
Our signature Q necklace is a gorgeous birthstone jewelry buy on a budget. It comes in four gemstone color combinations: iolite and garnet, garnet and orange sapphire, peridot and amethyst, and blue and white topaz. You can also find it in 18k vermeil.
These small earrings feature a hammered silver hoop and a sparkling gemstone droplet in blue topaz, iolite, kyanite, mandarin, or smoky quartz. This is a beautiful option for a mom who loves light and calming colors. You can also find them in 18k vermeil.
These chalcedony studs provide the perfect tiny pop of color to any outfit. If mom is no fuss but still loads of fun, these earrings may be a great choice for her.
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It wasn’t easy narrowing down our best Mother’s Day jewelry list to just 25 favorites, so we know picking one perfect gift for mom is a challenge. Good news–we offer hundreds more beautiful Mother’s Day jewelry options. Since you know your mom best, we’ll leave you in charge of choosing a jewelry gift for her. Shopping by gemstone is a great place to start. Choose mom’s favorite from the list below and use our guide on gemstone colors & meanings to assist you.
And remember, don’t leave the shopping until the last minute. Taking the time to find just the right gift for mom will mean the world to her!
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