Top Ten Recession-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas for Her

It’s that time of year, guys, so check out these beautiful gift ideas for the lady in your life. From earrings to pendants and bracelets, these pieces start below $100, so even if times are tough you can still add some sparkle to her life.

14k Gold Citrine Hanging Earrings1. 14k Gold Citrine Hanging Earrings – $230

These stylish hanging earrings are made in 14 karat yellow gold and feature alternating faceted citrines and gold balls.

18k White Gold Ruby and Diamond Pendant2. 18k White Gold Ruby and Diamond Pendant – $562

Beautiful pendant set with five oval shaped rubies set with and six round brilliant cut diamonds in a floral design. The bail is set with pave diamonds.

14k Gold Hanging Circle Disc Earrings3. 14k Gold Hanging Circle Disc Earrings – $200

Truly unique and beautiful, you’ll love wearing these beautiful 14 karat gold earrings. These hanging earrings are home to three diamond cut white gold beads that dangle in circle yellow gold discs to create a fashionable and fun piece.

Tacori 18K925 Colored Medley 38" Necklace4. Tacori 18K925 Colored Medley 38″ Necklace – $670

Faceted candy-drop gems in a kaleidoscope medley flutter in pronged 18k yellow gold circlets, fastened into a single opera-length strand that works alone, layered or double up.

1.43ct 18k Rose Gold Pave Bangle Bracelet5. 1.43ct 18k Rose Gold Pave Bangle Bracelet – $1350

This stunning bracelet is made in 18 karat rose gold and features a single row of 83 round brilliant cut diamonds which are pave-set. The hinged bangle opens by a hidden clasp making it easy to put on and take off.

14k Tri-Color Gold Hanging Circle Earrings6. 14k Tri-Color Gold Hanging Circle Earrings – $165

These stylish 14 karat gold hanging earrings each feature a rose, white and yellow gold circle.

18k White Gold Peridot Amethyst & Diamond Drop Earrings7. 18k White Gold Peridot Amethyst & Diamond Drop Earrings – $2600

Two round peridot and two round amethyst are surrounded by pave-set round brilliant diamonds in these beautiful 18 karat white gold earrings.

14k Gold 6.0-6.5mm Akoya Cultured Pearl Earrings8. 14k Gold 6.0-6.5mm Akoya Cultured Pearl Earrings – $70

These Akoya sea pearls are completely round with a rich, warm luster and lovely shine. Each beautiful 6.0-6.5mm pearl is mounted on a solid 14 karat yellow gold post. This pair of earrings complements any pearl necklace, but are just as beautiful on their own!

14k Rose Gold Bangle9. 14k Rose Gold Bangle – $130

This polished 14 karat rose gold bangle will become a new favorite in your jewelry box! The simplicity in design of the bracelet allows for it to be worn either single or mixed and matched with other Bangles. Wear it everday or for that fun night out!

Roberto Coin 18k White Gold Skull Pendant with Diamonds10. Roberto Coin 18k White Gold Skull Pendant with Diamonds – $925

This stunning Roberto Coin pendant features an 18k white gold sparkling diamond skull and crossbones pendant.

85% of men want to marry despite the economic downturn

Market Watch reports that a recent survey finds that 85% of men will not put their marriage proposals on hold due to an economic downturn. What does this mean for the diamond ring shopper? Will ring prices start to fall?

“It’s doubtful,” says Eric Peerless, CTO of online diamond jeweler “What we have seen is an increase in shopping activity as more consumers are driven to the web in search of better deals on diamond rings and the ability to use the same comparison shopping technology they have become accustomed to in their routine purchases: airline tickets, clothing, hotels, and others.”

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