If you're in any way drawn to the inherent beauty of diamonds, you're well aware that the sparkling gemstone is a jewelry-box staple that won't soon go out of style. Possibly the most charming gift that can be passed down for generations, a simple diamond necklace has stunning quality that is not to be underestimated. Whether it's set in gold or silver, adorned with a simple few or a multitude of stones, a diamond necklace makes for a simple piece of jewelry that every woman needs.
If you're looking to build a jewelry collection you'll be proud of in 10 years or in search of a gift that will surely delight, you can't go wrong with any one of these necklaces that have been handpicked for their elevated design. From dainty pieces that are begging to be layered to pendants that deserve to be worn all on their own, there's a necklace design to suit every taste. Choose a design that stands the test of time because, after all, diamonds are a girl's best friend.
Go on to shop (or just obsess over) these 21 simple diamond necklaces that have an undeniably timeless design.
Eriness Diamond Baguette Necklace ($1980)
Mejuri Diamond Necklace ($290)
Tiny and simple to wear every single day.
Jennie Kwon Diamond Shooting Star Necklace ($650)
A pearl-and-diamond combination done right.
Catbird Diamond Shooting Star Necklace ($740)
On a delicate chain, this sweet necklace is also the perfect layering piece to pair with dainty chokers.
Lana Jewelry 14k Gold Diamond Choker ($1790)
Chokers may be just a jewelry trend, but we love how this piece feels like a classic.
Jennifer Meyer By-the-Inch 18-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace ($4500)
Layer this modern lariat with its coordinating necklace just like designer Jennifer Meyer intended.
The Last Line Perfect Diamond Collar Tennis Necklace ($8835)
For the girl committed to silver jewelry.
Zoe Chicco 14k Gold One Diamond Chain Choker Necklace ($355)
A timeless diamond meets a trendy necklace style.
CVC Stones Legendary 18-Karat Gold, Stone and Diamond Necklace ($3640)
We love how these five stones look set against the gray-toned pebble.
Jacquie Aiche 14-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace ($4125)
Think of all the layering possibilities this opens up.
Sophie Ratner Diamond Swell Necklace ($730)
NYC girls flock to this handmade fine jewelry brand.
Jennie Kwon Designs 3 Diamond Necklace ($695)
Yellow gold elegantly frames these three circle-cut diamonds.
Jennifer Meyer 18-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace ($750)
Dainty but far from boring.
Wwake Counting Collection Three-Step Necklace ($765)
We love the mix of stones and non-traditional arrangement on this one.
KatKim Mini Marquise Diamond Necklace ($1680)
Such a unique stone shape.
Ippolita Stardust 18-Karat Gold Diamond Necklace ($4995)
This charming diamond gold plate deserves a closer look.
EF Collection 14k Gold Diamond Mini Chevron Necklace ($275)
For the minimalist.
Monica Vinader Riva Diamond Circle Pendant Necklace ($206)
Artfully constructed, this perfectly offbeat circle necklace is encrusted with shimmering diamonds on a silver plating and effortlessly mixes with the gold chain.
Zoe Chicco Diamond Circle Necklace ($350)
A delicate openwork circle pendant suspends a single round diamond for subtle, wear-with-everything sparkle.
Selim Mouzannar Diamond, Enamel & Pink-Gold Mina Necklace ($1550)
Selim Mouzannar's 18-karat pink-gold Mina necklace, inspired by the ornate architecture of the Ottoman Empire, is the perfect finishing touch to evening ensembles.
This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.
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