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The right piece of jewelry can take an outfit to the next level, and make a perfect gift idea for a family member, friend or significant other. To help you find a unique item that serves sparkle at a reasonable price, consider this list of Black-owned jewelry brands below. The creatives behind these impressive brands offer a mix of affordable, luxurious and one-of-a-kind pieces that show off some of the top jewelry trends of the year.

You'll find timeless heirlooms, like gold hoops and signet rings, along with more eye-catching designs, like sea-inspired earrings and accessories made of colorful polymer clay. No matter what piece you want to add to your collection — a ring, earring, bracelet, anklet or necklace (and we can't forget chokers!) — you'll find it at one of these brands.

And if you're searching for other Black-owned brands to support, take a look at some of our favorite Black-owned businesses in fashion, beauty and food — many of them are on Amazon and other popular online retailers. So, start your search and get ready to bookmark these brands for all of your shopping needs.

Handmade contemporary jewelry brand, Yam, was founded by NYC-based designer Morgan Thomas. The affordable pieces have classic elements and pearl accents to bring a touch of elegance to an outfit. You'll find statement hoops, charm bracelets and chokers with flower designs.

With Leliamae, you can shop sleek and timeless gold pieces. The brand carries playful butterfly anklets, squiggly-designed huggie hoops and sleek wave-sculpted rings you'll want to wear to any social gatherings.

Aziza-Abdullah Nicole is a fine jewelry designer that creates sculptural pieces for every style and occasion. This includes the Nazli ring, which can be worn under the cuticle bed, as a knuckle ring or as a regular fit ring.

Shop Taylor Nikole for all of your trendy jewelry needs. Her statement earrings come in eccentric designs, shapes and colors. Plus, they're handmade using polymer clay and acrylic paint. Talk about unique!

Launched by Vanessa Bellan in 2020, V. Bellan is a gender-neutral jewelry brand based in New York City. There are gorgeous pieces for any occasion and age range, including a collection for kids. Some items, like the initial stud earrings, can be customized.

Along with apparel, Andrea Iyamah has a range of eye-catching jewelry you'll want for your own collection. The Euca Bow earrings, made with polyester habotai fabric, are only one of the many impressive pieces, along with their crystal gemstone rings.

Described as an ethical and women-led jewelry brand, Soko connects Kenyan artisans with the global markets. Their jewelry is made of 24k gold-plated recycled brass, while their colored products are created using locally sourced recycled glass. This includes their handcrafted Mini Umbo studs.

Designer Shayba Muhammad's jewelry is worth a look if you appreciate minimalist brass jewelry. There are more than 12 collections — many pieces have Arabic names thought to empower the wearer. The Adas Cuff bracelet has an oblong silhouette at the center, making your wrist stand out when worn. Other creations like the Janan earrings, which means "heart and soul" in Arabic, boast striking curves — the perfect piece to complete any outfit.

Stacey Abrams, Alicia Keys and Bachelorette star, Tayshia Adams have been seen wearing White Space jewelry. Founder Khadijah Fulton works with small manufacturers and individual artisans in downtown Los Angeles to create her collection of rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings and anklets. Some pieces are made of Japanese Keshi pearls, like the Pebble Pearl anklet, while others feature opals, like the Francesca Opal studs.

This necklace, made of freshwater pearls and a 24k gold-plated bamboo initial pendant, isn't the only customizable piece on Only Made's website. Wear your own phrase as a bracelet, necklace or anklet — or consider wearing their potato-chip-inspired earrings in multi-green or multi-pink.

New York-based fashion stylist Neumi Anekhe launched Oma The Label in 2018 after seeing the lack of minority representation in fashion. The brand sells gold-plated necklaces, eye-catching body chains, chokers, anklets and more! Plus, there's an affordable Tennis Collection full of more sparkly pieces.

Gina Love founded Auvere with her husband, Steven Feldman in 2017. Since its creation, Auvere has continued to sell striking 22-karat solid gold necklaces, pendants and chains, as well as stunning silver pieces.

L'Enchanteur was created by twin designers, Dynasty and Soull Ogun. Their pieces make a statement, plus they're long-lasting heirlooms for those interested in fairy tales and numerology.

Ora Ana founder and designer Veronika Payne was inspired to create the 18k gold brand after a shopping trip in Soho. Ora Ana offers many different jewelry categories, including these Dagger studs with Swarovski crystal accents.

These thick tube hoops are one of Ten Wilde's best sellers. Founded in 2016 by Tenisha Wilde, the gold-jewelry brand sells signature waist chains, personalized zodiac initial necklaces and pearls — everything you need for a trendy collection.

Khiry is an Afrofuturist luxury brand founded by Jameel Mohammed in 2016. You'll find classic jewelry inspired by the African diaspora, like this Khartoum ring, created to replicate the curve of the big-horned cattle found among the nomadic Dinka people of Sudan. Many of the pieces are rendered and polished in 18k gold vermeil for durability and long-lasting appeal.

Co-founders K$ace and Thermal Taveras consider themselves storytellers, and they tell their tales with jewelry and apparel. Their work has been seen on various celebs, including Bella Thorne and Keke Palmer. Shop their leather bracelets, which come in multiple colors, along with sterling silver and yellow gold-plated rope, pearl and watchlink necklaces.

Valerie Madison founded her Seattle-based fine jewelry brand in 2014. It's a go-to for earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets that feature rose-cut diamonds, colorful hues and uniquely-shaped stones. They even have a gorgeous range of wedding and engagement rings, some with diamond, sapphire and rubies.

Founder Lauren Newton started her career as a zoologist before branching into jewelry, and the brand's designs are inspired by her scientific background. For example, the Stingray Bar cuff features the realistic texture of a stingray's skin.

Founded by Kimberly Fomby Jefferson in 2011, Sucré Couture describes itself as a "nod to our [Black] culture." Stack and layer their gold-plated ring sets or find an everyday piece in their Slick Talk Herringbone necklace.

Mariah Thomas (she/her) is an assistant editor for Good Housekeeping, where she covers home and lifestyle content. Mariah has more than four years of editorial experience, having written for TLC, Apartment Therapy, Women's Health and Avocado Magazine. She received her master's degree in journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and published her first book, Heart and Soul: Poems of Thoughts and Emotions, in 2019. She's also the founder of RTF Community, a platform for creatives of color to connect, learn and showcase their work.

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