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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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Alexis Bittar

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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.

Dream Collective

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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.

Gabriela Artigas

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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.

Gold Bug

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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]

Irene Neuwirth

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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]
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.

Melody Ehsani Boutique

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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.

Platt Boutique

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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]

Roseark

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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.

Tiffany & Co.

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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.

Todd Reed

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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.

Verameat

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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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Alexis Bittar

Known for his iconic Lucite work, Alexis Bittar's statement-making costume jewelry is produced out of his native city of New York.

Dream Collective

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.

Gabriela Artigas

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.

Gold Bug

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]

Irene Neuwirth

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]

Maya

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.

Melody Ehsani Boutique

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.

Platt Boutique

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]

Roseark

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.

Tiffany & Co.

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.

Todd Reed

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.

Verameat

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?).