“If an outfit is a love letter, I think of jewelry as the signature,” stylist Solange Franklin told Harper's Bazaar. This couldn’t ring more true. Not only does jewelry elevate an ensemble—it adds a dear, sentimental touch that cannot be achieved by any other fashion item. In the same way that wearing a fragrance buoys your mood and completes an outfit’s aura, meaningful jewelry and will seal the deal and make you feel more like yourself. The details, as well all know, have more gravitas than you would initially think.
Below, we’ve compiled a list of 10 minimalist, sophisticated rings that you will love to wear every day. They’re great for stacking, too!
10 Chic, Minimalist Ring Designs Every Girl Should Have in Her Collection:
1. Croissant Ring
Fans of the TikTok-famous “clean girl look” would appreciate the croissant ring, a twisty piece that satisfies the chunky accessory obsession, yet somehow incorporates a sleek, Grecian charm. Stack this with nearly-invisible, slender rings to balance out its size. The open back design allows for some flexibility, which means that you can wear it on either your index or ring finger.
Croissant Gold Ring, P1999, PENNY PAIRS, pennypairs.com
2. Classic Gold Band
When you think of minimalist rings, a brushed gold band like this one probably comes to mind. Totally devoid of embellishments and carvings, this ring is your prime stacking piece. It will pair well with virtually any design in your collection. This particular ring is made entirely out of recycled silver.
Jane Gold Ring, P1299, PENNY PAIRS, pennypairs.com
Pearls will never go out of style. No stone or metal can stand in for the clean, glowy look of freshwater pearls. If you’re not much of a diamond fan, opt to invest in a lightweight ring with a demure pearl detail. This piece is made with a 14 karat rose gold band and a 4mm freshwater pearl.
Cotton Tail Ring, P8800, LITTLE WHITE POUCH, littlewhitepouch.com
4. Ring with Baguette Gem
The baguette cut gem is the minimalist’s answer to the larger seed-shaped jewels that adorn elaborate baubles. This ring by Little White Pouch boasts a 14 karat white gold band and a tiny aquamarine gemstone—perfect of those who want a dainty touch of color in their jewelry stack. The brand also offers an array of spellbinding rings in different colors, all of them as irresistible as candy.
Li’l B with a Li’l D in Aquamarine, P9800, LITTLE WHITE POUCH, littlewhitepouch.com
5. Knot Ring
The knot ring is yet another popular design. When stacked with smooth standard rings, it will add texture and shape to the whole look. Plus, it has a deeper meaning, too: The knot, as it turns out, is a symbol for promise, love, and friendship.
Knot Ring, P4800, MODERN MYTH, modernmythlabel.com
If you love piling on as many rings as possible, a skinny band will be your best friend. The delicate, string-thin width is just so chic, and easy to style. Since it’s so narrow, you can team it with a chunky gemstone or a thicker ornate band. Or, you could just wear multiple skinny rings all at once.
Skinny Ring, P2980, MODERN MYTH, modernmythlabel.com
7. Wabi-Sabi Ring
This ring from Pranca is made-to-order, and is described as the “perfectly imperfect ring”—it’s cut from yellow gold-plated silver, with white sapphires jutting through the metal. If you favor designs that are raw and idiosyncratic, then you’ll love this wabi-sabi pieces.
Uapa Ring, P6000, PRANCA, pranca-jewelry.com
8. Square Ring
Deviate from the usual rounded ring shape and cop a piece with squared off edges. It’s definitely still a minimalist design, yet it packs a unique punch. Plus, you don’t have to worry about whether it’s comfortable to wear or not—its base is still rounded to fit a finger. This particular offering in 18 karat yellow gold features a brilliant-cut diamond in a unique off-center position.
Vera Yellow Gold, P6950, ANJA STELLA, anjastella.com.ph
Here’s another strong player for a ring stack. The overlap ring boasts a smooth, modern, symmetrical design and a flexible open back for adjustability. Its shape is interesting enough to be worn on its own, but if you still prefer a generous peppering of bling, wear this with skinny rings or pieces with similarly curved forms.
Willow Gold Ring, P1195, STAGE CHIC, stagechic.ph
10. Chain Ring
Are you a fan of minimalist chain necklaces and bracelets? Well, you’re in luck—dainty chain rings exist, too! This 14 karat solid gold piece from Auric & Ice is customizable to any ring size, which makes it perfect for those who like to layer rings across all fingers.
Soft Chain Ring, P2000, AURIC & ICE, instagram/auric.and.ice
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