In the mood for some new sparkly things to spice up your outfits in 2022? Then why don’t ya consider shopping from one of these totally stunning Black-owned jewelry brands!
Below, you’ll definitely find something incredibly unique and totally compliment-worthy—whether it’s designed with materials like gold, clay, resin, shells, or precious stones and gems. (Yeah, there’s a lil something for everyone over here.)
Keep scrolling on for gorgeous earrings, necklaces, bracelets, body chains, and head pieces to add to your collections from these 40 Black-owned jewelry brands. Dare you to make it through without adding something to cart. And if you’re itching for a few more excuses to online shop, we’ve got plenty of Black-owned clothing and accessories brands and Black-owned beauty brands to explore.
If you haven't heard of Fanm Djanm, it's about time! The brand's name means "strong woman" in Haitian Creole, and while it's primarily known for its stunning head wraps, there are also gorge bangles, unique earrings, and hats on offer. The founder, Paola Mathé, is as vibrant as her creations.
Fun fact: Yam’s designer and CEO, Morgan Thomas, first became interested in making jewelry as a young kid, when her mom brought home a book on the subject. So obvi, Yam was made for this...and you. You'll find charming made-to-order, handmade jewelry that's crafted from upcycled materials.
Asides from the fact that the Lelia Mae website is v aesthetically pleasing for the minimalist at heart, the beautiful pieces that this NY-based biz curates are equally elevated. Their motto: why pay for green skin? The brand is v transparent about the metals they use! Pure 18k gold, anyone?
Simone the Label
Founder Sydney Simone created this purpose-driven jewelry brand at the start of the pandemic and is going strong! STL is dedicated to putting "creative content by minority/BIPOC makers in fashion" at the forefront. Plus, you can shop this gorge pendant necklace and make a difference with their Jewelry for Justice campaign—an initiative that reps the continuous fight for justice.
If you’re searching for a way to elevate your white tee and jeans ’fit, Ten Wilde has plenty of stunning options.
Full of effortless and modern glam that your everyday ensembles def deserve, Jooel is a must-shop.
Fans of custom jewelry, rejoice. Melanie Marie has you covered—from personalized rings to anklets.
Talk about fine jewelry. These beautiful designs are made with 22-karat gold and diamonds. What more could you ask for?
Mother of pearl! Octave Jewelry’s aquatic-inspired creations will definitely make your earlobes pop.
Adore Adorn’s statement rings set with colorful gems are some of its best sellers. Put one on each finger why don’t you?!
Founded by Kristin and Kofi Essel, Third Crown’s contemporary pieces have an edgy aesthetic and often feature chain links and geometric shapes.
This label’s carabiner jewelry is one of its signatures, mixing a utilitarian look with shiny silver and gold metals.
Serendipitous Project Jewelry
How stunning are these asymmetrical earrings? You’ll find tons of unique designs at Serendipitous Project because everything is handmade and uses vintage and upcycled materials.
Oma the Label
I don’t know what looks more delicious in this pic—the fruit or the awesome gold rings and earrings. From chunky chain pieces to tubular designs, you’ll definitely find something you like.
Do yourself a favor and click into Theresia Kyalo’s Instagram page to see all the creative metal face pieces and linear jewelry on display. The brand doesn’t have its own dedicated website, but you can shop some items at dittoafrica.com.
Nope, you haven’t seen statement jewels until you’ve checked out JeBlanc’s website. The body chains are unbelievably gorge and the earrings will make a pair of jeans and a white T-shirt look like couture.
Andrea Iyamah is known for its amazing swim and resort wear, but the brand also just announced a new accessory line that includes these amazing river basket earrings that I absolutely need.
Wood and leather never looked so good. Hit up Hola Luna for sustainable options that look super luxe and are sure to get tons of compliments.
Humans Before Handles
This jewelry label has some of the cutest accessories for summer (eyeing these shoulder-dusting ones, wow), and most impressive is the fact that everything is under $50.
We Dream in Colour
Just looking at the designs on the We Dream in Colour website makes me want to take a vacation. I mean can you handle these bright, fun earrings?
This bold, sparkly piece is from designer Lauren Harwell Godfrey, who is inspired by ancient textiles and patterns. The jewelry often features stones and gems in bright rainbow colors.
A moment to take in this cowrie shell masterpiece, please. You may recognize Lafalaise Dion’s work from a few key moments in Beyoncé‘s Black Is King, but there are even more beautiful pieces to see where that came from in the shop below.
Beads Byaree is essentially wearable art. Seriously, follow on Insta for some amazing pieces, like a necklace made of tiny gold chairs and more earrings that are just as bold and beautiful as these ones here.
Matthew Harris of Mateo New York is a self-taught jewelry designer hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, and living in NYC. Shop here for beautifully minimal 14k-gold fine jewelry.
This brand, founded by a pair of sisters, has some of the coolest head-pieces (including this headband), hats, and jewelry I’ve ever seen.
Jam + Rico
Lisette Scott, owner of Jam + Rico, is influenced by the cultures of her parents, who hail from Jamaica and Puerto Rico, in all of her designs. Jam and Rico is even short for Jamaica + Puerto Rico.
Lace by Tanaya
These rings though!!! Also, do yourself a favor and look at all the stunning pictures of the intricate body chains that Lace By Tanaya makes as well.
Yes to these geometric earrings!! And the rings and bracelets are just as statement-making and stunning.
You may recognize this “Vote” necklace from the casual time Michelle Obama wore it to the Democratic National Convention? More delicate but sparkly pieces at the link below.
Edgy and badass meets fine jewelry with Diaboli Kill. Just take a look at this ring to catch my drift.
I am here for these extremely large earrings. If you’re like me and you want more where that came from, you absolutely need to know about Taylor Nikole and shop the gorgeous line of bold polymer clay pieces below.
For intricately designed necklaces with cool pendants, and delicate rings and bracelets, click. That. Link!
Br Design Co
Each of the colorful clay pieces from this brand are pretty much tiny sculptures you can wear in your ears.
Crystals + metal has to be one of my favorite combinations, and if you want to see it done well over and over again, in chokers, chain necklaces, bracelets, headbands, and even phone cases, ABA Jewels has you covered.
Another jewelry brand you may recognize from Black Is King. Pretty sure I will never get over all these accessories.
Edas has super cool metal pieces with a statement-making design aesthetic that will get your accessories noticed. The brand also makes bags and hats, FYI.
Currently obsessing over all the gorge chunky acetate, colorful glass *and* dainty metal items from jewelry designer Lola Ade.
Find gorgeous jewelry options in both minimal and statement styles for actually-affordable prices at Vai Vintage.
The luxury jewelry label started by Jameel Mohammed is known for smooth, asymmetrical earrings, rings, and bracelets made to stand out.
Artisan-quality pieces in pretty linear, circular, and spiral designs, usually named in Arabic to shed light on “the gentle, insightful, and poetic beauty of Islam,” according to the brand’s website.
So, how did we choose these Black-owned jewelry brands?
Cosmo’s team of digital fashion experts—which includes Fashion Features Director Rachel Torgerson, Fashion Editor Tarah-Lynn Saint-Elien, and Contributing Fashion Features Director Alexandra Ilyashov—have decades of combined experience in the industry. They spot relevant trends on the runway before they even hit your TikTok FYP or Insta Explore Page and conduct research across retailers of all kinds—testing many brands IRL—to bring you the best clothing and accessory picks for every season. Basically, we’ve curated the internet to bring you the chicest options like it’s our job (because it is, heh).
Each of our shopping articles adheres to the 15 Percent Pledge and includes products for all sizes. These Black-owned jewelry brands were chosen based off of their cult audiences, celebrity endorsements, and our Instagram finds of up-and-coming Black designers. Plus, we found the coolest, chicest, and most colorful jewelry and accessories to put together this list for you to shop.