The Best Mother's Day Gift For Your Mom

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and the search for the perfect gift for your mom begins. But we know finding the best item to thank her for everything she's done for you might seem a bit difficult.

After all, what can you get to show how much you appreciate the woman who changed your diapers, spent countless sleepless nights by your side, put up with your moody teenage years, and so much more?

If you're wondering what are the best Mother's Day gifts in 2021, the answer is simple: a stunning piece of

Pink roses and pink box with box and Mother's day on notecard

Why jewelry is the best Mother's Day gift

From a classic strand of pearls to colorful gemstone rings, Mother's Day jewelry is a great surprise for a woman who has done so much for you since day one.

Your mom means the world to you, and there's no better way of showing her that than by giving her a precious gift. A meaningful piece that reflects her style, which she can wear forever. That's why jewelry is a perfect gift - it checks all those boxes, after all!

Blue gemstone oval ring
Yellow floral print circle necklace and round green gemstone necklace

How to choose jewelry for your mom

With so many gorgeous jewelry pieces to choose from, a good way of narrowing down your options is to take your mom's style into consideration. That way, you’ll choose a piece that perfectly captures her taste.

Let's take a look at some great jewelry options for different styles.

Classically elegant If your mom loves polo shirts, classic button-downs, tweed blazers, tartan skirts, and argyle sweaters, chances are she also loves pearls.

While a strand of pearls is one of the most classic jewelry pieces of all time, you can give this timeless gem a twist by opting for a piece which features baroque or black pearls. Another great option is to go for a pearl bracelet or ring.

Pearl bracelet with yellow gold clasp
Small ladies white and rose gold Omega watch

Business Woman

While this doesn't necessarily mean your mom is always in a pantsuit, she definitely owns a few. Her style is smart and sophisticated, and she's often seen in dress shirts, midi skirts, nice pants, and business dresses.

For a busy woman like her, an elegant timepiece is ideal. A luxury Swiss watch will take her breath away and will be the perfect statement piece to complement her outfits.


If your mom loves to look back to the 1970s for style inspiration, then her closet is probably full of vibrant colors and unique prints.

If this sounds like her, she'll love a piece which features colorful gemstones, including sapphire, ruby, and emerald. Alternatively, you could also opt for tassel jewelry pieces, such as a pendant or a pair of earrings.

Square blue stone ring embellished with yellow gold and white gold balls
Yellow gold thin bracelet diamond loop and  with ruby inside


Her closet is full of black, white, and gray items - and she prefers to stick to basics. Women who dress in this style look super stylish and chic sticking to that minimal look with their jewelry pieces, too.

So, a perfect gift for your mom would be a couple of dainty stackable rings or a delicate bangle. Make sure you stick to clean lines and an elegant design, and you'll be on the right track!


She's all about wearing stylish leggings, joggers, sneakers, tracksuits, and puffer vests. If this sounds like your mom, a great gift for her would be a nice pair of stud earrings or a dainty pendant necklace. The key is to keep it simple and chic.

Pearl found necklace on white gold chain
Colorful gemstone dangle earrings


This style is all about pastel colors, floral patterns, flowy skirts, ruffled blouses, and lace dresses. Rose gold is delicate and feminine, making it the ideal precious metal for this style. Your mom will be blown away by rose gold jewelry pieces, such as a delicate pair of earrings or a stunning ring.

Mother's Day gifts for grandma

Who says only your mom should get a gift from you on this special day? Spoil your grandma on Mother's Day, too!

While you can use our previous tips to find the perfect jewelry piece for your grandma, you might want to give her something extra special. If that's the case, a great option of Mother’s Day jewelry for your grandma is a personalized piece - be it an engraved message or an entirely custom piece.

Custom-made jewelry is special because it's unique, making it extra-thoughtful. It's a gift she'll use and cherish forever. And you can bet it'll instantly become the favorite piece in her jewelry box!

Yellow gold locket and yellow gold ring

Where to get Mother’s Day gifts in North Carolina

For over 128 years, Schiffman's Jewelers has helped countless people in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC, find the perfect pieces of jewelry to give to their loved ones.

We offer a wide selection of high-quality jewelry from renowned designers, such as David Yurman, Hearts on Fire, Mikimoto, Penny Preville and more. At Schiffman’s Jewelers, you'll find the perfect Mother's Day gift for that special woman - or women! - in your life.

Visit us at one of our three locations in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC.