Nine Modern Necklaces for the Modern Mom

You mom is like no other, so this Mother's Day, consider giving her unique jewelry by modern jewelry designers. A necklace is always a good choice and with so many options in contemporary necklaces, we've selected a few to help fit your mom's independent spirit.

What to get Minimalist Jewelry Mom

Minimalist mom believes it doesn't take much to make a statement. Here are some simple, minimalist jewelry choices your mom will love.

                                                              Bronze Choker by independent jewelry designer Lumo

Your mother will love this simple handcrafted bronze choker from Lumo Jewelry. It's adjustable and goes with everything from casual to dressy outfits.

                                                     Ella Necklace by independent jewelry designer Selin Kent

Minimalist moms do love diamonds so perhaps this gold bar pendant with white diamonds from Selin Kent might be appropriate. Handmade in New York, it adjusts from 18 to 19 inches in length.

                                                        XO1 Pendant on Black Cord by independent jewelry designer Lauren Chisholm

Mom will know you how much you love her each time she puts on this simple Lauren Chisholm XO pendant that's both a statement and everyday piece in one.

Edgy jewelry pieces for the Uptown Punk Mom

Punk mom dares to be different. Here are some edgy jewelry picks that will help her keep her downtown cred.

                                                         Silver Sharp Necklace by independent jewelry designer Stefanie Sheehan

She'll stand out with Stefanie Sheehan's Sharp necklace which comes in Sterling Silver or Brass and comes on a 16-inch chain.

                                                                          Rosary Necklace by independent jewelry designer Third Crown

This Third Crown rosary necklace will give mom that dramatic look. She'll stand out in either the howlite and silver or hedron and gold.

Make it a Statement piece for the Bold Mom

Your mom makes bold choices in her look. Here are three picks that will have her friends complementing her modern jewelry style.

                                                        Daisy Necklace by independent jewelry designer Liz Law

Liz Law's Daisy Necklace will have modern jewelry lovers stopping mom on the street with this piece. On a 36-inch vintage brass snake chain, chose from a Swarovski Golden Shadow or Red Magma Crystal charm.


Lauren Chisholm has two bold starburst necklaces that are show stoppers. Choose from a sterling silver piece on a sculptural neck ring or get mom the pearl option. Both necklaces are modern made in the USA pieces.

Modern jewelry for the No Fuss Mom!

Your mom loves modern jewelry, but she likes to take things down a notch. She's looking for modern jewelry pieces that she can wear every day to both work and play. Here are some simple, quiet jewelry pieces mom will enjoy unwrapping.

                                                      Single Station Sawtooth Bead Necklace by indpendent jewelry designer India Morgan

A single sawtooth Rose Gold Plated Sterling Silver charm with a Black Diamond Swarovski crystal from India Morgan is a simple and elegant choice for mom. The chain is adjustable from 16 to 18 inches.

                                                                 Tiny Bar Necklace with diamonds by independent jewelry designer Michelle Chang

This simple and tiny sterling silver bar necklace with diamonds from Michelle Chang Jewelry goes with just about everything. Choose from gold or silver finish and 16, 17 and 18-inch lengths.

No matter what style your mom prefers, with so many chic choices of modern necklaces, you're sure to find her something as unique and interesting as she is.