When it comes to jewelry, there’s nothing cooler and more covetable than a strong layering story. One problem: Building up your arsenal of everyday baubles isn’t exactly cheap. Instead of investing in a few pricey pieces, get more bang for your buck with these must-have layering staples under $30. Super affordable but so expensive looking, these hidden gems will certainly fool your friends and––not to mention––result in some seriously chic outfits. Win-win.

Stacking Ring Set

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Shop: Gold Stacking Rings by BENIQUE, $12.99-$16.96

A three-piece stacking ring set boasting sparkle and unexpected texture.

Stone Layering Bracelet

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Shop: Selena Bracelet by BaubleBar, $26

With its pull-tie closure, this rainbow bracelet is fully customizable in its fit and so easy to layer.

Triple-Chain Anklet

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Shop: Triple Chain Anklet by Free People, $20

A little something #extra to complete any summer outfit.

Star Charm Necklace

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Shop: Mini Star Charm Necklace by Urban Outfitters, $16

Playful yet polished, this dainty charm necklace looks just as good on its own as it does layered with your favorites.

Midi Ring Set

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Shop: 8 Piece 1MM Stainless Steel Stacking Midi Rings by LOYALLOOK, $10.99

An 8-piece ring set perfect for sharing with your besties.

Cowrie Shell Necklace

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Shop: Simple Gold Cowrie Shell Pendant Necklace by Urban Outfitters, $16

A modern take on this season’s shell jewelry trend.

Ear Crawler Studs

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Shop: PAVOI 14K Rose Gold Plated Ear Crawler, $12.95

Fool your friends with these insanely affordable studs in rose gold. Don’t they look luxe?

Delicate Chain Necklace

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Shop: Rope Layering Chain Necklace by EIGHT by GJENMI Jewelry, $24

Boring outfit? Make it better with a delicate rope-chain necklace.