Diamonds are a girls’ best friend is how the saying goes – but let’s face it, anything with a bit of sparkle is a real gem when it comes to gifts. And that’s why we absolutely LOVE these 2020 jewellery advent calendars, all containing a virtual treasure trove of trinkets to help your Christmas shine.
Some of our highly-anticipated favourites include Christmas countdowns from Swarovski and Missoma – but we also have some new faves in the mix. No matter what your style or price point, we have a fabulous jewellery-filled seasonal treat to suit you, ranging from luxury options to advent calendars under £40, and even lovely options for kids.
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Some of these jewellery advent calendars are already available, with others expect to be unveiled in the coming weeks – so if you don’t see a favourite quite yet, bookmark this page and check back for updates.
Missoma Jewellery Advent Calendar 2020
A favourite of both Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton – who was just spotted wearing Missoma earrings on a royal engagement – the famed jewellery brand has just launched their jewellery advent calendar. We can reveal that the 2020 Christmas countdown includes some of Missoma’s best-selling and coolest pieces, from a mini version of the famed Baya Hoops to the brand's Gold Twisted Choker.
Update: The advent calendar is sold out on the Missoma site, but you can still pick it up at Selfridges! If you're looking for a smaller fabulous gift, Missoma's Christmas Cracker set featuring four crackers, each with a pair of earrings, paper crown and a joke, is still available... for now!
Missoma jewellery advent calendar 2020, £395, Selfridges
John Lewis wants you to have a sparkling Christmas with their gorgeous calendar filled with trinkets you'll love. The 24-day calendar includes 22 pieces of gold and silver-plated jewellery with seven different semi-precious stones, two storage pouches and a hair clip. And it's all wrapped up in a very chic box designed by artist British fashion illustrator Megan St Clair.
John Lewis & Partners Jewellery Advent Calendar, £199, John Lewis
If you're looking for some seriously one-of-a-kind accessories, London-based Etsy shop RaVeers has created this 25-day artisan advent calendar with drawers filled with handmade jewellery.
Handmade Jewellery Advent Calendar, £195, Etsy
Best jewellery advent calendars under £100
If you're looking for something that's not too pricey but you have a bit of a budget, there are some options that will give you that Christmas sparkle with a wallet-friendly price tag.
This Tutti and Co advent calendar will have you looking cute in the run-up to Christmas! It's filled with not just jewellery from earrings to necklaces, but also fun accessories like scrunchies and hair clips.
Tutti & Co 12 Days of Christmas Scrunchies and Jewellery Gift Set, £99, John Lewis
Best jewellery advent calendars under £40
If you are on a tighter budget or looking for a lower price point, there are also some great jewellery advent calendars that won't break the bank.
Avon's popular jewellery advent calendar includes a silver-plated link bracelet with 12 festive charms in motifs like angel wings, stars, champagne flutes and snowflakes.
12 Days Of Christmas Gift Set Advent Calendar, £14, Avon
eBay is a great place to look for deals on jewellery advent calendars. For example, this seller has Christmas countdowns, which come in festive themes like come in festive themes like Santa Claus, snowmen and reindeer, that feature 24 pieces of jewellery made with Swarovski crystals.
Advent Calendar with jewellery made with crystals from Swarovski, £19.99, eBay
The Brilliance 12 Days of Joy calendar comes with a bracelet and silver charms made with Swarovski crystals. This eBay seller has more options, including jewellery advent calendars featuring earrings and necklaces.
12 Days of Joy jewellery advent calendar, £15, eBay
The "It's Cold Outside" jewellery advent calendar by Six is an Amazon bestseller. This cute box has 24 doors which open to unveil 16 pairs of earrings, 4 bracelets and 4 chains.
Six Jewellery Advent Calendar, £24.95, Amazon
If you are a fan of pins and brooches, this advent calendar is for you! The festive personalised box has 12 numbered doors, each with a cute enamel pin behind it.
Personalised Enamel Pin Advent Calendar, £39.95, Not on the High Street
Celebrate TV classic Friends with this advent calendar that contains a bracelet, fun charms and badges inspired by the show's characters and most iconic moments.
'Friends' Jewellery Advent Calendar, £17.99, Truffle Shuffle
This countdown calendar is one of the most affordable – and festive – around. It includes 24 doors to open, with Christmas-themed charms, chains and stud earrings behind them so you can mix and match to create your own holiday jewellery designs. It’s just what you need if you're looking for something inexpensive and fun to accessorise your quirky Xmas jumpers.
Joyhoop Advent Calendar, £13.38, Amazon
Best luxury advent calendars
If you're in the market for a VERY opulent treat, these luxury jewellery advent calendars will definitely fit the bill. These Christmas countdowns from Lark & Berry and Carolina Bucci are some of the most highly anticipated fine jewellery advent calendars of the year. Check out these luxurious festive season offerings filled with gorgeous baubles and that have price tags of up to £9,000.
Carolina Bucci Jewellery Advent Calendar
The 24-day Carolina Bucci Forte Beads advent calendar, which is available now, is a swoon-worthy collection of 48 hand-carved beads made from semi-precious materials, from jade to amazonite, as well as a special Christmas Eve treat: an 18-carat gold bead. The advent calendar comes with a golden thread and two 18 carat gold aglets so you can string your favourites together in bespoke combinations.
Carolina Bucci Forte Beads advent calendar, £850, Matches
Lark & Berry Jewellery Advent Calendar 2020
Fine jeweller Lark & Berry has unveiled a 24-day advent calendar dedicated entirely to the brand's exclusive earrings – studs, labrets and hoops – including favourites like the Veto Sapphire Crescent Labret. The luxurious £8,950 Christmas countdown comes in a box modelled after Lark & Berry’s flagship store at 52a George Street, Marylebone.
Fine Jewellery Ear Piercing Advent Calendar, £8,950, Lark & Berry
Best jewellery advent calendars suitable for kids
Monsoon's advent calendar features holiday-themed jewellery, hair accessories and charms that are guaranteed to spark smiles in the 24 days before Christmas, all in a cute box shaped like a snow and gumdrop-covered house all ready for the festive season.
Monsoon Children 24 Day Christmas Advent Calendar, £25, Monsoon
Harry Potter fans young and old will appreciate this charm bracelet advent calendar, which is suitable for jewellery lovers aged seven and up.
Harry Potter Charm Bracelet Advent Calendar, £17.99, Truffle Shuffle
This 24-day jewellery box-style advent calendar contains a gold-tone bracelet and 23 charms, and is suitable for children aged three and up.
Advent Calendar Charm Bracelet, £38.95, Not on the High Street
An elegant advent calendar for jewellery-lovers aged eight and up, this gift contains 24 envelopes with a silver bracelet and easy-to-attach charms from Christmas-themed trinkets to hearts and stars.
Charm bracelet jewellery making advent calendar, £14.99, Etsy
This fun Christmas advent calendar is right on trend with five choker necklaces, a bracelet and long necklaces, as well as a dozen charms to attach with both holiday season themes and butterflies, stars and tassels.
Mouttop 24-piece jewellery advent calendar, £21.99, Amazon
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