The 15 Daintiest Pieces Of Jewelry For The Hottest Of Summer Days

Tan line-free and heat wave-friendly

The hot, hot months of high summer tend to leave us wanting to wear the least amount of clothing that we can get away with, all for the sake of keeping cool. While this also applies to our choices in accessories, it more so affects our jewelry picks. During this time of year, the mere thought of wearing our favorite metal collar makes us start sweating.

What to do? Cue in dainty jewelry! It’s time to give our statement necklaces and oversized cuff bracelets a break, and trade them in for pieces that are on the lighter side. From the most delicate metalworking to the tiniest of diamonds and opals, layering these simple, fragile pieces makes accessorizing during a heat wave a breeze. 

Just in time for the hottest days of summer, we put together a guide of the best earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings that you can wear to the office, the beach, and even in the ocean. Click through the gallery below to check out our picks.