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Proportions are key. Taller women can get away with chunkier styles, but if you're petite, choose daintier versions that won't overwhelm your stature.

A small, restrained iteration of the look.

Oversize studs feel richly decadent.

Go for bright, vividly pigmented stones. Rich jewel tones (as opposed to pale or transparent ones) like cranberry, emerald green, and sapphire blue work best against gold.

Pile narrow, ornate bracelets together for a wristful of glitz.

The crown lends a quirky detail to a sunburst.

For the most authentic, splurge-worthy pieces, try Gripoix. The French company known for its poured glass makes items for Dior, Givenchy, and Chanel.

A modified Maltese cross fits nicely on a large cuff.