Best personalised jewellery gifts 2020: surprise a loved one with a personal, thoughtful gift this year

So many to choose from!

personalised jewellery gifts

‘Tis the season for gifting, and when it comes to presents that go the extra mile, personalised jewellery gifts never fails to feel special.

Whether it’s an initial, birthstone, meaningful charm or engraved message, a personal touch makes for a keepsake that will be loved and treasured for years to come. With more and more jewellery brands offering bespoke services, this season there is a whole host of beautiful designs that can be personalised to your specifications.

Best personalised jewellery gifts 2020

From chic signet rings to dainty bracelets, cute studs to stylish lockets, there’s something to suit every style and every budget.

Here’s our edit of the very best personalised jewellery gifts for 2020...

 

best personalised jewellery gifts: bloom boutique

1. Bloom Boutique Constellation Birthstone Bracelet

Best personalised jewellery gift for gem stone fans

Reasons to buy
+Excellent quality+Free gift box
Reasons to avoid
-Can’t add a name

RRP: £21

Verdict: A luxe-looking gift for under £25

Devon-based Bloom Boutique specialises in stylish, customisable jewellery that looks far more expensive than its purse-friendly price point. Among the highlights of the current collection is the constellation birthstone bracelet, £21, which features a delicate silver or 14-carat yellow gold plated disk threaded onto a matching double chain. Offering a double whammy of personalisation, the disk comes decorated with the recipient’s zodiac constellation in crystal, and the option to add a complimentary Swarovski birthstone charm. The free presentation box and card make gift wrapping a breeze.

 

2. Posh Totty Personalised Sun, Moon and Star necklace

Best personalised jewellery gift for charm lovers

Reasons to buy
+Unique design +Free engraving
Reasons to avoid
-Rose and yellow gold plating costs extra

Price: £55

Verdict: A charming necklace with a personal touch

Fans of delicate jewellery will love Posh Totty’s pretty celestial charm necklace, £55. Handmade in Brighton from sterling silver, it features three pendants which can be embossed for free with any number, character or letter of the alphabet. The standard style comes with a silver finish and 18-inch chain, however, 18 carats rose or yellow gold plating can be added for £10. There’s also the option to choose longer chain lengths.

3. Liberty Initial Signet Ring

Best personalised jewellery gift for ring fans

Reasons to buy
+A versatile and easy to wear design
Reasons to avoid
-A little on the pricey side

Price: £165

Verdict: A vintage-inspired signet ring with style-factor

Liberty is renowned for its treasure trove jewellery offering, which includes stand-out pieces from high-end designers, as well as vintage treasures. This season, the heritage department store has launched an own-brand collection of 9-carat gold initial signet rings and they couldn’t be more perfect for Christmas gifting. Designed to be worn on the pinky finger and featuring the iconic Arts and Crafts Liberty typography, choose between the engraved initial style, £185, or for an extra-luxurious present, the dazzling initial style, £380, which is studded with ethical lab-grown diamonds.

personalised jewellery gifts: otimburg

4. Otiumberg Alphabet Stud

Best personalised jewellery gift for minimalists

Reasons to buy
+Tarnish-resistant for longevity+Comes in sustainable packaging
Reasons to avoid
-Sold as a single stud rather than a pair

Price: £41

Verdict: A subtle stud for everyday wear

A fashion editor go-to, Otiumberg is beloved for creating beautifully made jewellery that can be worn every day. Case in point: the teensy alphabet stud, £41, which can be styled as a solo piece in the lower or upper lobe, mixed and matched with multi-piercings or doubled up to make a pair. A stylishly subtle take on personalisation, it comes in sterling silver and in every letter of the alphabet. Simply choose the lucky recipient’s initials.

5. Under The Rose Personalised Heart Fingerprint Stamp Necklace

Best personalised jewellery gift for sentimentalists

Reasons to buy
+Unique take on personalisation+Handcrafted
Reasons to avoid
-Takes over 10 days to make-Only available in silver

Price: £69

Verdict: A classic pendant with a meaningful twist

Looking for something a little out of the ordinary? Under The Rose’s Fingerprint Stamp Necklace, £69, will fit the bill. The classic sterling silver heart pendant can be engraved with a fingerprint of a loved one for a novel take on personalisation. There’s the option of adding a short message or name on the reverse side of the pendant for an extra thoughtful touch. A little word of warning, this piece takes a few weeks to create, so make sure to leave plenty of time before your intended gifting date.

6. Monica Vinader Linear Friendship Bracelet

Best personalised jewellery gift for all ages

Reasons to buy
+High levels of personalisation +An adjustable fits-all strap
Reasons to avoid
-Rose and yellow gold finishes cost extra

Price: £125

Verdict: A best-selling design that suits everyone

Monica Vinader has long been recognised as the destination for jewellery with a thoughtful twist. The Norfolk-based brand offers personalisation service on several of its best-selling designs, and the intuitive website means it’s easy and quick to bespoke a piece. Timeless and versatile, the signature Linear Friendship Bracelet is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser – plus the adjustable cords mean there’s don’t need to worry about sizing. As well as being able to select from 18ct rose gold or yellow gold vermeil, or sterling silver, you can choose from a variety of cord colours to create the perfect combination. The bar can be engraved for free with a name or short message, as well as a cute motif, such as the recipient’s zodiac symbol or animal.

7. Missoma Gold Onyx Square Locket

Best jewellery gift for those splashing out

Reasons to buy
+Features precious stones +Complimentary engraving
Reasons to avoid
-Comes with a hefty price tag

Price: £179

Verdict: A luxe locket with statement appeal

The classic locket gets a stylish overhaul thanks to cult jewellery brand Missoma. Realised in striking black onyx with 18 carat gold detailing and rainbow moonstone gem, this is a thoroughly modern take on the traditional keepsake and makes for an eye-catching statement. The locket, £179, can be opened up to fit a small photograph inside and comes swinging off the brand’s best-selling Orb chain which, at 19 inches, is a good length to team with other chains for an on-trend layered look. For extra personalisation, the price also includes an engraved message or name on the back of the locket.

8. Anna Lou of London Name Necklace

Best personalised jewellery gift for fashion fans

Reasons to buy
+Stylish design that can be made into any name or word
Reasons to avoid
-Takes up to two weeks to make

Price: £65

Verdict: An iconic necklace made popular by Carrie Bradshaw

Of all the iconic fashion trends Sex And The City’s Carrie Bradshaw inspired, her signature name necklace was the ultimate. The gold chain with cursive nameplate became synonymous with the character’s quirky style and remains as desirable today as ever. Though Carrie’s came from a little-known New York boutique, a convincing look-a-like is available from Anna Lou of London for £65. Handmade from 18 carats rose or yellow gold, or sterling silver, it can be crafted into any name and makes for an on-trend bespoke gift. It also comes with a choice of three chain styles and lengths.

Star review: 4 out of 5

 

9. Lisa Angel Initial Jewellery Box

Best personalised jewellery gift for storage fans

Reasons to buy
+Extensive choice of colours+Speedy delivery
Reasons to avoid
-Not real leather

Price: From £38

Verdict: A chic jewellery box with bold personalisation

Every trinket collection needs somewhere special to be kept, so if you want to buy a personalised jewellery gift but don’t know where to start, try a chic storage box. Lisa Angel’s square travel box comes with handy compartments and pouches to keep jewels in order and can be decorated with bold colour-pop initials on the lid. One of the most customisable jewellery boxes on the market this season, pick between five colours for the box and an additional five for the initials. A thoughtful token is sure to delight.