Here’s the first in our series of   Holiday Gift Guides, bringing you jewelry gift ideas to delight your loved ones and friends. One foolproof way to skip the Black Friday madness is to browse the online gift shops of your favorite museums and cultural institutions. These museum stores carry reproduction pieces unique to their collections, as well as artisan-made jewelry at affordable prices. Here are five we love:
Scirocco Necklace…Museum Replica Cartier Love Necklace of Modern Art (MoMA) Gift Shop
From Mario Trimarchi’s “La Stanza dello Scirocco” collection, the Fiato Sul Collo Necklace is inspired by Trimarchi’s childhood memories of playing cards that would swirl mid-air from the gusts of the Sicilian winds. The abstract piece is constructed from mirror-polished stainless steel, creating an alluring display of light and shadow on the skin. Made by Alessi, an Italian-based manufacturer whose work is featured in the Museum’s collection, the necklace is available for $167 at
Vintage-Style Ciner Cabochon Cuff…Metropolitan Museum of Art Store
This bold bracelet was made expressly by Ciner for the Met. Established in New York in 1892, Ciner Fashion Jewelry began producing high-quality costume jewelry in the 1930s using traditional methods of model making and hand application of enamels. Today, vintage pieces are prized by collectors, and luxurious examples of Ciner jewelry are represented in The Met’s Costume Institute. $125 at
Red Poppy Pin…The Chicago Art Institute Gift Shop
Wearing red poppies to support our veterans is a tradition dating back to World War I. Just think how terrific this one would look Fake Cartier Juste Un Clou Necklace on a winter white sweater or a camel hair coat. Expertly rendered in resin with beautifully curved petals, the poppy pin is handcrafted in France and signed by the artist. 3″ diameter, $95.99; matching earrings, $59.99, at
Josef Hoffmann Kabaret Fledermaus Brooch… The Neue Gallerie Store
Austrian artists Josef Hoffmann and Bertold Löffler designed this brooch in1907. Thanks to New York’s Neue Gallerie, it has been expertly reproduced in silver plate with black vitreous enamel. The brooch was made by the Wiener Werkstätte Austrian design collective to be worn exclusively by the receptionists at Vienna’s famous Kabaret Fledermaus. 1 inch x 1¾ inches. $150 at
Egyptian Triple Strand Earrings…Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift Shop
Turquoise was widely used by the Egyptian people as a pigment for glazes and paints and as colorful beads and amulets in jewelry. These turquoise earrings reproduced from Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts collection include gold-plated lotus designs and wire hooks.
Look for more jewelry gift ideas from   in the weeks ahead. Happy shopping!
Personalized Jewelry Gift Guide: Links of London…and More
All it takes to give personalized jewelry for the holidays is a little pre-planning, and you don’t need as much lead time as you think. Choose the customized collectibles below from Links of London, The New York Times Store, and Eve’s Addiction, and you can have a special piece of personalized or engraved jewelry — gift-wrapped and ready to go — long before your stockings are Cheap Amulette de Cartier Necklace hung. Cheers!
Links of London Storefront
Links of London Jewelry Collection
This popular jewelry brand, now celebrating its 25th anniversary, is known for its trendy friendship bracelets, a wide array of commemorative charms, and its cheeky, British sense of humor. The Links of London collection offers machine engraving with online purchases (hand engraving is available at brick-and-mortar locations worldwide). You’ll love Links of London’s sophisticated (and complimentary) giftwrapping, too.
Links of London Engravable Baby Bracelet and Narrative Ring
Children’s Baby Pink or Baby Blue Friendship ID Bracelet features a 22mm ID plaque for your own personal message. Also a perfect gift for women, this thinner, subtler addition to the Friendship Bracelet collection is $165
Narrative Oval Ring is crafted in silver, with a subtle detailing of bubbles encapsulated in between two silver plaques creating a layered effect. Pair it with the matching oval or round disc pendant, also in the engravable collection. 
New York Times Typewriter Key Jewelry
Typewriter Trinity de Cartier Necklace Knockoff Key Jewelry from The New York Times Store
The New York Times says: “There’s nothing like the clickety-clack sound of a typewriter’s keys and that invigorating ring as the carriage returns to start a new line. You can bring back the ‘click-clack-ding’ era with this vintage typewriter key jewelry.”
The classic keys in these vintage typewriter pieces were salvaged from authentic typewriters from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s, long before models were replaced with plastic keys. The keys were found on old typewriter brands such as Royal, Underwood, and LC Smith & Corona.
“Women of a certain age” will love this retro-style jewelry, as will Millennials who put a premium on authentic, recycled products. Personalize a bracelet or necklace with a first or last initial, or select first and last initials for a pair of unisex cufflinks.
Typewriter Key Toggle Bracelet, $110; Ball-chain Necklace, $70; Cufflinks, $160, all in sterling silver, gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.
Note:  Vintage typewriter keys are unique and replica cartier necklace have varying degrees of wear. Fonts and colors may differ from those depicted in these images. 
Eve’s Addiction Gold Vermeil and Silver Tree of Life Pendants
Personalized Family Tree Pendants
Create a sentimental gift that will be cherished for years to come with the Engravable Birthstone Crystal Family Tree Pendant Necklace from Eve’s Addiction. This piece makes a terrific mother’s or grandmother’s gift: it can be cheap cartier trinity necklace customized with three to 10 different stones and engraved names of the kids and/or grandkids. Available with a 16- or 18-inch sterling silver “Rolo” chain; also available in sterling silver.