Daintier jewellery that complements minimalist outfits is going to be a fashion highlight this year, and we think dainty necklaces will lead the way.

Dainty necklaces are much easier to match to the outfit you’re wearing and can be used with several different outfits too. 

If you’re looking for the perfect dainty, unique piece of jewellery, then we’ve got you covered. Have a look at our 9 inspired necklace ideas for dainty necks: 

Sterling Silver Daisy Necklace - Lily charmed £32

Yellow Gold Elegant Three Gemstone NecklaceIf you’re looking for the perfect piece to compliment that little black dress or Christmas party outfit then the Sterling Silver Daisy Necklace by Lily Charmed may be what you’re looking for.

This delicate, minimalist and well-designed silver necklace can be used as an everyday necklace or as an added feature to any evening wear. It’s great on its own or layered for a fashionable look.

Tourmaline Layered Necklace - Ara by Aradhana £32

Tourmaline Layered NecklaceThis layered necklace by Arra By Aradhana gives you the fashionable look of layered jewellery that’s currently the height of fashion. It’s bold, beautiful, bright and shiny all rolled into one. Made from 18kt gold plated over silver in a matte finish with tourmaline gemstones. This necklace is handmade and one-of-a-kind featuring natural semi-precious stones. 

Founded in 2014, Arra By Aradhana specialises in conversation pieces that are bright, colourful and show off the beauty of gemstones. A designer and entrepreneur, Aradhana prides herself on jewellery that suits every style, while still keeping up with the ever-changing trends.

Yellow Gold Plated This Little Heart Of Mine Necklace - BUFF £32

Yellow Gold Plated This Little Heart Of Mine NecklaceThis super cute This Little Heart Of Mine necklace looks great on its own or layered with other dainty necklaces. It’s super easy to wear and you can even add a special touch by personalising the heart with yours or loved one’s initials, which makes it perfect as a gift. 

BUFF is a collaboration between two long-time jeweller friends - Mei-Li Burnside and Ellie Ingram. They offer a range of collections, to suit all occasions. Perfect for solo-wear or layering together, whatever your wardrobe. They’ve designed their jewellery to be versatile and compatible, they’re here to help you add that little glint of luxury without breaking the bank.

Gold Snail Shell Necklace - HilaryandJune £33

Gold Snail Shell NecklaceWhy not get in touch with your hidden mermaid vibe and wear a bit of the sea with the gold plated snail shell necklace. Directly cast from a real shell then gold plated, it gives you a touch of nature with added beauty. This is ideal for wearers of all ages for a lifetime. 

Hilary June Burton is an Australian designer based in Portugal, who creates beautiful bespoke jewellery from her studio in Lisbon.

Burton established her own brand ‘Hilary & June’ in 2010, taking inspiration from her love of music, pop culture and nature to produce iconic pieces which can be personalized with messages and symbols, making them the ideal gift.

Silver Bee Pendant - Lily Blanche £35

Silver Bee PendantThe Silver Bee Pendant by Lily Blanche will certainly give you all the buzz. This sweet little silver bee pendant is charming a delicate for the wearer. Whether you want rose gold, silver or gold this cute bee pendant is ideal for wearing alone or layering with other dainty necklaces. 

Based in her studio in Stirling, creative director of Lily Blanche, Gillian Crawford takes inspiration from her grandmother. Lily Blanche jewellery is imbued with meaning and hidden secrets, creating heirlooms of tomorrow from the conversation pieces of today. Charming, adventurous, authentic & stylish, every piece is designed to surprise & delight.

Silver and Gold Plated Daffodil Flower Necklace - Banyan Jewellery £39

Silver and Gold Plated Daffodil Flower NecklaceIf your someone who loves the look of a dainty necklace as well as making a bit of statement the Sterling Silver & Gold Plated Daffodil Flower Necklace by Banyan Jewellery is perfect. It’s handcrafted, which gives you a little bit of spring all year round. Whether you want to wear it on its own or with other daffodil pieces this beautifully unique necklace will look stunning on any dainty neck. 

Established in 1997, Banyan Jewellery creates designer silver jewellery, augmented with precious gemstones and metals. Their collections are affordable, precise and have keen attention to detail.

Sterling Silver Plated Sport Soccer/Football Charm Necklace - Chelsea Charles £25

Sterling Silver Plated CC Sport Soccer/Football Charm NecklaceThe Soccer/Football Charm necklace is the ideal piece for those who love delicate jewellery and sport! It features a petite Football charm hanging from a delicate chain. It’s the perfect gift for sport lovers and you can select which term (soccer or football) you'd like on the gift card included with the necklace. You could even use this piece as a gift for bridesmaids or loved ones. Giving you a really classy, tasteful necklace ideal for those with dainty necks.  

Chelsea Charles create fashionable and for sport enthusiasts, Chelsea's patented bracelets are the only ones in the world that track wellness and fitness goals, yet are pretty enough to wear with anything.

Sterling Silver & White Pearl Quirky Heart Pendant Necklace - Banyan Jewellery £43

Sterling Silver & White Pearl Quirky Heart Pendant NecklaceYou’re bound to turn heads with this quirky organic open-work sterling silver heart pendant. It features a white freshwater pearl in the centre. This is a gorgeous handmade necklace that shows sophistication and simplicity. 

Established in 1997, Banyan Jewellery creates designer silver jewellery, augmented with precious gemstones and metals. Their collections are affordable, precise and have keen attention to detail.

Dragonfly Necklace With Amethyst - Arra by Aradhana £46

Dragonfly Necklace With AmethystInspired by the beauty of nature this 18kt gold plated over silver dragonfly necklace is elegant, beautiful and unique. Detailed with multiple gemstones for that added touch of beauty. This is a stunning piece of hand-made jewellery and one-of-a-kind with semi-precious stones. 

Founded in 2014, Arra By Aradhana specialises in conversation pieces that are bright, colourful and show off the beauty of gemstones. Designer and entrepreneur, Aradhana prides herself on jewellery that suits every style, while still keeping up with the ever-changing trends.

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