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Necklaces for Girlfriends & Partners: Choose the Best Necklace for Her

Alicia Briggs | December 12, 2023

A necklace is a thoughtful and romantic gift for your girlfriend that can be used to convey various meanings. No matter what stage your relationship is, there are numerous styles of necklaces for girlfriends that suit different budgets and tastes. Use this complete guide to choose the best diamond necklace featuring VRAI created diamonds to gift your girlfriend.

Is a Necklace a Good Gift for Your Girlfriend?

A necklace is a great gift for your girlfriend. If your girlfriend wears necklaces, a necklace gift is a symbolic and romantic way for her to wear your love close to her heart. Unlike other gifts, fine jewelry necklaces can be treasured and worn for a lifetime.

What Does Giving a Necklace Mean?

Different styles of necklaces have their own unique meaning. Overall, giving a necklace means that you deeply care and value this special person. Necklaces are given as tokens of affection, whether romantic, familial, or platonic.

Best Types of Necklaces to Give Your Girlfriend

Any necklace that your girlfriend would love to wear is the best type of necklace to give her. However, certain types of necklaces make particularly romantic or beautiful gifts for girlfriends.

Meaningful Necklaces for Girlfriend

If you want to give your girlfriend an especially meaningful necklace, consider a diamond pendant to symbolize eternal love. Alternatively, our Intentions Medallion can represent carrying your love and support with her everywhere she goes.

To represent the meaningful moments in your relationship, choose a dazzling three or five-diamond Arc Necklace.

Necklaces for Girlfriend With Initials

Necklaces for your girlfriend with your name or initials engraved are very popular jewelry gifts. You can also choose to engrave a thoughtful message or significant date, such as the day you met. Our Solitaire Bar Pendant or Solitaire Bar Necklace is a perfect choice for a custom engraved necklace gift.

Gold Necklaces for Girlfriend

A timeless solid gold necklace makes a wonderful gift for your girlfriend. There are numerous gold necklace designs and gold colors to choose from to suit any style or taste.

A stunning, diamond-forward Linked Tennis Necklace or Duo Drop Necklace makes a romantic gift for a special occasion. Our V Pavé Necklace and Halo Necklace are classic designs with an understated elegance that’s perfect for everyday wear.

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Matching Necklaces for Girlfriend and Boyfriend

Another popular gift idea for couples is to choose matching necklaces. A simple and sophisticated design that you can both wear as a reminder of your love is a cute gift idea, especially if it’s early on in the relationship.

Our Duo Lariat Necklace has two connected diamonds to represent the two of you. A Solitaire Bar Necklace can have matching or corresponding engravings. The Petite Solitaire Pendant offers a more affordably priced diamond pendant so that you can buy matching necklaces, even if you’re on a budget.

Silver Necklaces for Girlfriend

If your relationship is newer, your girlfriend doesn’t wear a lot of jewelry, or you’re on a tighter budget, a sterling silver necklace is an excellent choice for a gift. Sterling silver necklaces are still considered fine jewelry, but silver necklaces are more affordable than gold. Sterling silver is also hypoallergenic, perfect for anyone with skin sensitivities.

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When Should I Buy My Girlfriend a Necklace?

A diamond necklace is a wonderful gift for special occasions. Buying a necklace for your girlfriend's birthday, your anniversary, or on holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s Day, is always a good idea. You don’t need a special occasion to give her a necklace, however. It’s ultimately up to you.

How to Choose a Necklace Gift for Her

A necklace is a beautiful and thoughtful gift, but you want to make sure that the necklace you choose is one she’ll love to wear. Use the following tips to choose the best necklace gift for your girlfriend.

Check Existing Jewelry

First, consider the jewelry she already has. Does she wear necklaces? What types of necklaces does she already own? Do her necklaces all have a similar style or do they vary? Her existing jewelry collection will help you narrow down her necklace preferences and ensure that you don’t buy a necklace that she already owns.

Know Her Preferred Metal

Using her existing jewelry collection, determine her favorite metals. If she only wears gold or silver, then choose a necklace with that metal. If she owns various metals, let her skin tone help you narrow down the best metal color for her.

Consider Her Style

Different types of necklaces are better suited for various styles. If she loves minimalist jewelry, she may love a sleek Bezel Solitaire necklace with a white gold or platinum chain.

If she gravitates toward classic, timeless silhouettes, a sophisticated yellow-gold Signature Duo Drop Pendant may be best for her. For women with vintage-inspired tastes, a romantic rose gold Halo Pear Pendant makes an excellent choice.

Our diamond experts can help you select the best necklace gift for her style.

Opt for Timeless Over Trendy

When in doubt, choose a timeless design over a trendy one. A necklace is a gift that she can treasure for life. Choosing a classic design ensures your gift will always be in style. All VRAI necklace designs are timeless yet modern pieces that she can wear forever.

Know What You Want to Say

Finally, consider what you want to say with your necklace gift. Is the gift for a specific holiday or just because? Do you want the necklace to say “I love you,” or are you just beginning your relationship?

The occasion and the message will help you decide how big and bold your necklace gift should be.

Explore All VRAI Created Diamond Necklace Gifts

Discover our full inventory of necklaces featuring VRAI created diamonds. Our lab-grown diamonds are grown in the world’s first zero-emission foundry, resulting in the only complete collection of Carbon Neutral Certified fine jewelry. Find the perfect necklace gift for her that represents your love and your values, at VRAI.

Necklace Gifts FAQs

Below, you’ll find the answers to frequently asked questions about necklace gifts for girlfriends.

What Is a Romantic Gift for a Girlfriend?

Fine jewelry, especially diamond jewelry, is a romantic gift for a girlfriend. The most romantic gift is a diamond pendant necklace. Diamond pendants sit above the heart. They are used to symbolize giving your heart to your partner to wear close to their own.

At What Point in the Relationship Do I Get Her a Necklace?

You can give your partner a necklace at any point in your relationship - it’s up to you. Everyone moves at a different pace in their relationship, and jewelry may hold more significance to some than others.

What Necklace Symbolizes Love?

A diamond necklace, particularly a diamond pendant, is used to signify love. A diamond pendant with a Heart shaped diamond is the epitome of love and romance.

Is a Necklace an Intimate Gift?

Necklaces can be an intimate gift, but just how intimate depends on your relationship and the necklace style. Many people choose to gift friends or family members necklaces. Simple, everyday necklaces, such as sterling silver solitaire necklaces, are not particularly intimate.

A dazzling diamond Tennis necklace, on the other hand, is a statement and investment piece that conveys a more intimate message.

What Does It Mean When Your Boyfriend Buys You a Necklace?

If your boyfriend buys you a necklace, it means he cares about you. Necklaces are thoughtful gifts that are given to convey affection.

How Do I Give a Necklace Romantically?

A diamond necklace is romantic in itself, but if you want to give your partner a necklace romantically, there are several ways to do so. You can surprise them with a necklace, plan a cute date night, or accompany the necklace with a romantic gesture or thoughtful speech. Think about what your partner would consider romantic and plan accordingly.

Do I Get My Girlfriend a Necklace With My Initials or Hers?

If you want to give your girlfriend a necklace with initials, you can choose either your initials, her initials, or both initials. All variations make a romantic and thoughtful gift, but consider what she would prefer.

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  • Personalized guidance to select your ring
  • In-depth diamond 4C education
  • Exclusive in-store fittings or virtual try-ons
  • Custom design options