Whether you love layering or prefer to wear one dainty item, the choices are endless for shopping pretty pieces from Canadian jewellery designers. We’ve rounded up the crème de la crème of homegrown talent for stylish, subtle bling that you can wear all summer long. —Jeanine Gordon
leah alexandra. We love a good arm party, but ladies who want to keep it simple will fall hard for the Shimmer Bolo Bracelet ($285) that gives you three ladylike layers in one easy piece. Made of solid 10k gold, Vancouver’s Leah Alexandra designed this bracelet to be a welcome addition to your wrist for years to come.
melanie auld. Beloved Vancouver jewelry designer, Melanie Auld, is best known for her pretty pieces that are perfect for layering. We love the Talia Ring Stack ($685) in solid 14k gold. Wear all three rings together or pick one to highlight on its own. Need another reason to love this trio? The 24 ethically sourced diamonds provide a little sparkle that’s also good for the soul.
jenny bird. What do Kate Hudson, Bella Hadid, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift have in common? Besides being some of our famous females, they all share a love of Jenny Bird. From the pages of Vogue to your own jewelry box, this Toronto-based brand is famous for their dainty bracelets, earrings, necklaces and more. This season, we’re ushering in the return of the anklet trend with the Archie bangle ($115). If you’re a fan of sleek accessories, this 14k gold dipped stunner is the perfect piece to wear this summer.
traveling blonde. If you like your accessories a little edgy, hurry up and get the Different Length Chain Link Stud earrings ($125) from Toronto’s Traveling Blonde Jewellery into your shopping cart. Fourteen-karat gold keeps them luxe and the varying lengths gives them a downtown cool-girl vibe that we’re definitely here for.
leah yard designs. Whether you’re looking for the perfect present or you simply want to spoil yourself, Leah Yard Designs has you covered. We’re lusting after the Coin Necklace ($90) that elevates any basic jeans-and-tee combo or adds a hint of sparkle to a special outfit. Expect to slip this delicate 14k gold fill necklace on and wear it for keeps. Oh and btw, all pieces are handmade in Vancouver, giving you even more reason to love this local label.