Don’t be afraid to give jewelry as a gift—pick something that has personality, but is versatile enough for everyday wear. Common Objects cocktail sword necklace, $64, from Venue (Ballard, 5408 22nd Ave. NW; 206.789.3335; venueballard.com).
Wishbone cuff with small diamonds makes a demure statement, $352, from E. Smith Mercantile (Pioneer Square, 208 First Ave. S; 206.641.7250; esmithmercantile.com).
Elsa Peretti’s sweet Bean pendant in 18K rose gold, $695, available at tiffany.com, is a nice entry piece into the world of Tiffany & Co.
Designer Shannon Koszyk’s Victory Angel necklace, 548.00.
A bit of bling for under the tree: The proprietary Lighthouse diamond from Gordon James Fine Diamonds, price available upon request.