Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, especially when it comes to accessorising. While everyone has their own unique style, there’s no denying that simple layering of delicate pieces is all it takes to elevate your boring office wear; be it necklaces, bracelets, rings or earrings—a touch of minimalist bijou can boost your overall look.
Local trendsetters like Scha Alyahya, Zahirah MacWilson, Ameera Khan and Bella Kuan have all successfully proven that less is indeed more. Here are our top picks for Malaysian minimalist jewellery brands that champion simplicity and elegance, so you can effortlessly elevate your style without sacrificing comfort or practicality.
MYJN confidently crafts their accessories using only the highest grade gold vermeil (925 sterling silver plated with a thick layer of 14 to 24k gold) and sterling silver. Their demi-fine accessories are not only affordable but also strikingly stylish. What sets MYJN apart is their exclusivity mindset, ensuring that every collection or release is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece with its own quality and trademark. We adore MYJN for their commitment to excellence and unique approach to design.
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Zaireen Iskandar and Athiya Hamid, two fashion-savvy friends, founded this artisanal jewellery brand with a high street twist to showcase Malaysia’s ability to produce top-notch pieces that cater to international standards. With the stamp of approval from fashion icons including Marion Caunter, Malek McCrone, and Athisha Khan, KIN has solidified its position as one of the best made-in-Malaysia jewellery brands.
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3. The Straits Finery
A glance at their social media led us to believe that this company did not originate in Malaysia—but it does. Founders Foo Chia Chern and Amira Yahaya were driven by a strong desire to honour their mother’s legacy by creating sentimental jewellery pieces that could be passed down to future generations. With a focus on minimalism and high-quality materials such as 14k gold and sterling silver, The Straits Finery has successfully established itself as a brand that is both timeless and contemporary.
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Another impressive demi-fine jewellery brand; Luccacal caters to the needs of millennials who seek minimalist yet elegant pieces that don’t scream for attention. The brand’s collection of butterfly earrings and zodiac necklaces exudes a charming girl-next-door vibe. The brand l prides itself on using only the finest precious metals and employing techniques like vermeil plating to create high-quality, handmade products that are both youthful and modern. It’s the perfect choice for discerning millennials.
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‘’A reminder to celebrate new beginnings.’’ Feithe is the brand that goes above and beyond. The brand firmly believes that every step of your life’s journey, whether a week, a month, or a milestone, deserves to be celebrated in style. Feithe mission is to help you connect with nature and your inner self through their exquisite range of personal pieces, featuring gemstones, crystal beads, and charms. From necklaces to earrings, each jewellery is crafted with care, to make you feel confident and empowered.
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The brand not only champions high-grade minimalist jewellery, but also prioritises sustainability in all aspects of their production. From their pouches to their wrappers and boxes, every detail is carefully crafted with the environment in mind. Plenty offers a stunning collection of eye-catching jewellery, including the elegant Xolani Necklace and Nylah Amethyst Earrings, both of which feature a beautiful monotone hue.
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7. Wanderlust + Co.
No list of top jewellery brands would be complete without mentioning Malaysia’s beloved Wanderlust + Co. This brand is a cult favourite in the jewellery circle, and for good reason. They take pride in every aspect of their production process, from design to manufacturing to marketing. Under the leadership of Jenn Low, Wanderlust + Co has made a name for themselves both locally and internationally with their stunning designs inspired by astronomical wonders such as tarot, zodiac, and birthstones.
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