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The 13 Best Diamond Jewelry Graduation Gifts

Diamond graduation gifts for every budget and every grad.

A time to celebrate, graduation is a milestone event that deserves a milestone gift. So naturally, there’s no more perfect present than diamond jewelry. Precious, symbolic and lasting, diamond jewelry is something that the new grad can wear and enjoy now, plus treasure forever. After all, it truly never goes out of style.

Whether they are starting a new job, searching for a career opportunity or moving on to the next phase of school, every graduate needs a smart jewelry wardrobe. Discover diamond gift for every grad’s style—and every buyer’s budget.

Personalized Diamond Gifts

A personalized diamond gift shows you took the extra step to find something special just for the graduate. Luckily, it’s a big moment for diamond initial and monogram jewelry, so there are many ways to personalize jewelry gifts. Among the most popular items are Brent Neale’s Bubble Letter Pendants ($9950) in 18K yellow gold. Other great options are diamond monogram signet rings (for her and him) and pendant necklaces with diamond initials in all sizes. 

The Best Classic Diamond Jewels

You can’t go wrong with classic diamond jewelry pieces that the new grad can wear on job interviews, to the office or have as the building blocks for their growing jewelry wardrobe. The diamond essentials include an elegant watch, like Dior’s stainless steel As diamond gifts go, you can’t go wrong with classic jewelry pieces that any new grad can wear on job interviews, to the office or have as the building blocks for their growing jewelry wardrobe. The diamond essentials include an elegant watch, like Dior’s stainless steel model, and the Panthère de Cartier watch, which both feature a dial framed in diamonds; it’s perfect for day or evening. Of course, no jewelry wardrobe is complete without a tennis bracelet, diamond hoops and a diamond solitaire pendant. 

For a classic with a twist, check out K Kane’s round diamond solitaire pendant with colorful enamel accents for a pop of playful color ($655). And don’t forget the guys in your life: David Yurman makes the perfect edgy ID bracelet with sleek black diamonds.

Symbolic and Sentimental Graduation Gifts

Show the grad in your life some  love with Stephanie Gottlieb’s signature Pave Heart Necklace. The pendant comes in varying sizes as well as 18K Yellow, Rose, and White gold. To keep the adoration going, Hamilton Jewelers diamond bezel heart studs make for the perfect everyday earring. Graduation is a sentimental moment, and diamond hearts and other charms are all great ways to express your love, pride and appreciation for a job well done.

The memories from graduation and leading up to it will last forever, and their gifts should too. That’s why we love these diamond Flor Stud Earrings from our EDDI recipient, Made by Malyia. Resembling a clover, this diamond gift is sure to bring any grad in your life some luck as they embark on a new chapter of life.

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Made by Malyia Flor Stud Earrings, $3595

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