Graduations are one of the most significant milestones in a person’s life. Whether it’s a high school or college graduation, graduates deserve recognition for their accomplishments as they move on to their next phase of life. 

An ideal graduation gift should be timeless and meaningful that can be treasured throughout their lives. Whether you’re shopping for a male or female graduate, the right piece of jewelry can accomplish both of these purposes. 

In this graduation gift guide, you’ll find practical advice for choosing a jewelry gift for graduates.

Choosing the Right Gift

The right jewelry gift will be something they’ll like, wear, and match their style and personality. Are their personality and dress more conservative, or are they loud and bold? Do they prefer classic pieces or something new and different that no one else has? 

It can also be wise to see what kind of jewelry they already wear and find something that will complement or enhance these pieces. 

You can also choose something appropriate for the phase of life they’re moving into. If it’s a college graduate, something that will be appropriate for their new profession is a great start. For instance, a necklace or earrings is an ideal piece for someone going into the medical field because they’re unable to wear rings or bracelets at work.

Another promising route is to purchase a meaningful piece that will serve as the foundation of their lifelong jewelry collection. Classic jewelry gifts such as diamond studs, gold or diamond hoops, simple diamond pendants, or birthstone jewelry are just a few of the many examples.

There are also a lot of great gifts for young men that are graduating. A gorgeous William Henry knife, an OTF knife, a bracelet, or a money clip are all gifts that will be meaningful as they move on to future endeavors.

Have the Gift Personalized

Having the gift personalized is a fantastic way to make it stand out. Having the gift engraved with their name, the year of their graduation, their favorite quote, or a personal message will make it that much more meaningful.

There are endless ways to personalize a gift, and one of our knowledgeable sales associates can help you with the perfect personalization for you.

Graduation Gift Ideas

Dancing Diamond White Gold Pendant

This necklace features a dancing diamond that responds to your movements by "dancing." This causes the diamond to sparkle beautifully.


White Gold Polished Hoop Earrings

These 14K white gold earrings are polished to a stunning shine and are a classic gift that will go with any outfit.


Gold Bezel Set Diamond Stud Earrings

These 14K white gold stud earrings feature .10ctw bezel set diamonds are simple and elegant.


Diamond Inside-Out Hoop Earrings

These diamond hoop earrings are perfect for the transition from casual wear to elegant evening attire.


Rose Gold Diamond Cross

This cross pendant comes in white, yellow, or rose gold and features 21 round cut diamonds.


Sterling Silver Buffalo Inlay & Wood Money Clip

This stainless steel money clip has a hand laid sterling silver buffalo.


Blue 2 Blade Knife with Sterling Silver Bear Inlay

This rough rider knife features two stainless steel blades and a hand-laid sterling silver bear.


Stainless Steel Antique Distressed Mariner Chain Bracelet

This stainless steel mariner chain bracelet is stout and masculine.