Are you thinking about buying jewelry as a gift for a child, but also wonder when it’s safe for kids to start wearing jewelry?

While there's no hard rule, here are some general guidelines to follow to help ensure better fashion safety when you’re dazzling the kiddos in jewelry.  

If you are shopping for that perfect accessory, it’s important to be cautious with jewelry that dangles or has small parts that pose a choking hazard for toddlers.

Here is a safe and spectacular special occasion option! Featuring genuine pearls and a sterling silver clasp to make it safe, this Infant Cultured Pearl Bracelet is perfect for a messy birthday cake smashing, christening celebration, or as an unforgettable keepsake.

infant pearl bracelet


Gold jewelry is often a popular choice for children because it's durable and hypoallergenic. Some little ones have negative reactions to non-hypoallergenic piercings, so this is especially important for ear piercings.

If you are on the hunt for kids’ earrings made out of a soft material like gold, and with screwable backs that can be securely fastened, these Baby & Children’s Crystal Cross Earrings in Yellow Gold are an adorable gift to consider.

infant cross earrings

As kids get older, they’re likely to gain interest in fashion and accessories. When this happens, the opportunity for special gift-giving comes with their new love for jewelry. 

Children from around the world love the magic of Disney. This sparkly Mickey & Minnie Mouse Necklace is sure to be welcomed with smiles from any Disney-loving child. Made of high-quality sterling silver and featuring rose gold plating with sparkling cubic zirconia stones, it’s a great gift for a child's birthday or a special occasion – like a trip to Disney World!

disney necklace

Beautiful, safe baby jewelry options for all seasons and reasons are available, whether you’re celebrating everyday cuteness or want to make a tiny holiday fashion statement!

When choosing jewelry for children, it's important to keep their safety in mind. Here is a review of some basic guidelines to follow:

  1. Avoid anything with small parts that could be a choking hazard.
  2. Choose jewelry made from safe materials like sterling silver or gold.
  3. Aim for simple designs without any dangling parts.

You can look up additional recommendations for when kids should wear jewelry from an organization you trust, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and their children safety and prevention resources.

Whether you're looking for a safe jewelry gift for a baby, toddler, or teenager, there are plenty of options out there to suit every taste, style, and size. Shop more options for children’s jewelry.