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For a city that loves fashion-filled awards ceremonies and paves its sidewalks with shiny gold stars, it makes total sense that Los Angeles is adorned with tons of jewelry boutiques housing everything from show-stopping sparklers to dainty everyday adornments. While you could hit up Downtown's historic jewelry district and call it day, we get that the reviews alone are an overwhelming endeavor—so to keep your gem hunt's stress level to a minimum, we've narrowed down 12 cool spots around town to serve all budgets and styles.

From where to stock up on Swarovski-sprinkled necklaces by CFDA-faved talent Irene Neuwirth to minimalist stackables from blogstar-backed jeweler Gabriela Artigas to timeless mainstays at Tiffany & Co., see the rest of our picks below.


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1. Alexis Bittar

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8383 West 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 951-9803
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Known for his iconic Lucite work, Alexis Bittar's statement-making costume jewelry is produced out of his native city of New York.

2. Dream Collective

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1404 Micheltorena Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 660-2000
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Dream Collective is designer Kathryn Bentley’s more-affordable, tribal-inspired line (she's also behind a namesake collection of fine jewelry). The pieces, made of oxidized brass, bone, wood and antique African beads, are given a beautiful showcase at her Silver Lake boutique.

3. Gabriela Artigas

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370 North La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 360-0796
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The jewelry designer's celeb-faved, blogstar-beloved bestsellers are all here at her cozy WeHo studio, which stocks everything from dainty stackable rose gold rings to minimalist-cool bracelets to chunky statement-making necklaces.

4. Gold Bug

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22 E. Union St.
Pasadena, California 91103
(626) 744-9963
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Located in Old Town Pasadena, Gold Bug’s abundant collection varies from Swarovski crystal mesh jewels by Michael Schmidt to handcrafted stone creations by Jamie Joseph. Men's offerings include sterling silver bracelets and handmade beetle-shaped cufflinks. [Photo: Gold Bug]

5. Irene Neuwirth

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8458 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069
CFDA-approved local talent Irene Neuwirth opened her first flagship on Melrose this year and stocks her full line of kaleidoscopic Swarovski accoutrements. [Photo: Irene Neuwirth]

6. Maya

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7360 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 655-2708
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An unassuming jewelry haven that sits smack in the middle of Melrose's hustle and bustle, Maya has been around for over 40 years. From handmade tribal ear wraps and belly chains to authentic cowrie shell chokers and warrior cuffs, this is the place to go if you want statement jewelry with a story.

7. Melody Ehsani Boutique

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North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
http://www.melodyehsani.com/
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This street-style-inspired jewelry line pushes the boundaries of traditional design with bold, in-your-face pieces. For less than $50, custom rings, necklaces or earrings can be made to fit anyone’s style. Bonus: A portion of all Ehsani purchases goes to support a charity that helps the advancement and education of women.

8. Platt Boutique

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8763 Rosewood Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Tucked away off Robertson and Beverly, this red carpet-ready jewelry boutique supplies one-of-a-kind estate gems to stars like Angelina Jolie, Zoe Saldana, and more. Here, find bijoux dating back to the Georgian era alongside Art Deco diamond rings, Studio 54-worthy stunners, and more. Bonus: Kit Vintage recently set up shop inside the boutique, offering throwback threads to pair with your gorgeous gems. [Photo: Platt Boutique]

9. Roseark

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1111 N. Crescent Heights Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 822-3600
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Found in 2003 by owners Kathy and Rick Rose, this by-appointment WeHo boutique offers the biggest and best selection of unique, edgy, extravagant baubles this city has to offer, including pieces from Jessica Winzelberg, Jennifer Meyer, Karma El Khalil, and owner Kathy Rose. The massive WeHo showroom features a fine art gallery in addition to precious jewels.

10. Tiffany & Co.

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10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 557-0840
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Classic pieces made from the highest quality materials are what have kept Tiffany at the top of the jewelry heap for more than 175 years.

11. Todd Reed

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1511 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
Boulder-based designer Todd Reed's luxe, eco-friendly jewelry now have home of their own in Venice. His sustainably-sourced offerings go for a pretty penny—raw diamond rings, 18k gold bangles, and men's rings and accessories are just a few things you'll find at this high-end gem haven.

12. Verameat

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189 S Beverly Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90212
(310) 288-0050
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Handcrafted in NYC, the jewelry at Verameat is both fashionable and offbeat. All designs are made from eco-friendly recycled silver or pure 14k gold and pieces vary from cute (seahorse earrings and a starfish necklace) to super-quirky (care for a ring featuring a dino eating fried chicken?).

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1. Alexis Bittar

8383 West 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Known for his iconic Lucite work, Alexis Bittar's statement-making costume jewelry is produced out of his native city of New York.
8383 West 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

2. Dream Collective

1404 Micheltorena Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Dream Collective is designer Kathryn Bentley’s more-affordable, tribal-inspired line (she's also behind a namesake collection of fine jewelry). The pieces, made of oxidized brass, bone, wood and antique African beads, are given a beautiful showcase at her Silver Lake boutique.
1404 Micheltorena Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026

3. Gabriela Artigas

370 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048
The jewelry designer's celeb-faved, blogstar-beloved bestsellers are all here at her cozy WeHo studio, which stocks everything from dainty stackable rose gold rings to minimalist-cool bracelets to chunky statement-making necklaces.
370 North La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

4. Gold Bug

22 E. Union St., Pasadena, California 91103
Located in Old Town Pasadena, Gold Bug’s abundant collection varies from Swarovski crystal mesh jewels by Michael Schmidt to handcrafted stone creations by Jamie Joseph. Men's offerings include sterling silver bracelets and handmade beetle-shaped cufflinks. [Photo: Gold Bug]
22 E. Union St.
Pasadena, California 91103

5. Irene Neuwirth

8458 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
CFDA-approved local talent Irene Neuwirth opened her first flagship on Melrose this year and stocks her full line of kaleidoscopic Swarovski accoutrements. [Photo: Irene Neuwirth]
8458 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069

6. Maya

7360 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
An unassuming jewelry haven that sits smack in the middle of Melrose's hustle and bustle, Maya has been around for over 40 years. From handmade tribal ear wraps and belly chains to authentic cowrie shell chokers and warrior cuffs, this is the place to go if you want statement jewelry with a story.
7360 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

7. Melody Ehsani Boutique

North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
This street-style-inspired jewelry line pushes the boundaries of traditional design with bold, in-your-face pieces. For less than $50, custom rings, necklaces or earrings can be made to fit anyone’s style. Bonus: A portion of all Ehsani purchases goes to support a charity that helps the advancement and education of women.
North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

8. Platt Boutique

8763 Rosewood Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90048
Tucked away off Robertson and Beverly, this red carpet-ready jewelry boutique supplies one-of-a-kind estate gems to stars like Angelina Jolie, Zoe Saldana, and more. Here, find bijoux dating back to the Georgian era alongside Art Deco diamond rings, Studio 54-worthy stunners, and more. Bonus: Kit Vintage recently set up shop inside the boutique, offering throwback threads to pair with your gorgeous gems. [Photo: Platt Boutique]
8763 Rosewood Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90048

9. Roseark

1111 N. Crescent Heights Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046
Found in 2003 by owners Kathy and Rick Rose, this by-appointment WeHo boutique offers the biggest and best selection of unique, edgy, extravagant baubles this city has to offer, including pieces from Jessica Winzelberg, Jennifer Meyer, Karma El Khalil, and owner Kathy Rose. The massive WeHo showroom features a fine art gallery in addition to precious jewels.
1111 N. Crescent Heights Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046

10. Tiffany & Co.

10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Classic pieces made from the highest quality materials are what have kept Tiffany at the top of the jewelry heap for more than 175 years.
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067

11. Todd Reed

1511 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291
Boulder-based designer Todd Reed's luxe, eco-friendly jewelry now have home of their own in Venice. His sustainably-sourced offerings go for a pretty penny—raw diamond rings, 18k gold bangles, and men's rings and accessories are just a few things you'll find at this high-end gem haven.
1511 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291

12. Verameat

189 S Beverly Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90212
Handcrafted in NYC, the jewelry at Verameat is both fashionable and offbeat. All designs are made from eco-friendly recycled silver or pure 14k gold and pieces vary from cute (seahorse earrings and a starfish necklace) to super-quirky (care for a ring featuring a dino eating fried chicken?).
189 S Beverly Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90212