Gift giving isn’t easy. And when it comes to looking for a gift for someone who is going on a gap year, or significant or long term trip, you might not want to get something unnecessary that will just add extra weight to their bags.
Instead, check out our list of travel inspired jewelry. These can be worn while traveling and won’t be any extra weight and can hold significance whether it’s a gift for someone, or for yourself.
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- Travel Inspired Earrings
- Travel Inspired Necklaces
- Travel Inspired Bracelets
- Travel Inspired Rings
- Travel Inspired Fine Jewelry
Travel Inspired Earrings
Wear these while traveling or take them with you, these handmade sterling silver airplane stud earrings are 6.4 mm x 8.44 mm so they can be worn to match everything or as second piercings.
World Map Studs
A handmade item from Amazon, these world map earrings come from What A Novel Idea and are 12 mm domes featuring a world map covering the expanse of both stud earrings.
Globe Drop Earrings
For a dangling drop earrings look, these globe travel inspired earrings are made of sustainably harvested walnut wood from the Appalachian Mountains. Each earring is one inch in diameter and lightweight.
Kate Spade Taxi Studs
These cute enamel filled and shiny gold plated metal studs feature New York City yellow taxis and are a statement piece that can serve as a great gift for someone who considers NYC as a significant city – maybe they’re on their way there or call it home. There’s also a matching taxi necklace.
Choose these small 0.4 inch x 0.4 inch compass studs in gold, rose gold or a silver tone. The compasses serve as an inspirational piece for someone embarking on a new adventure.
Travel Inspired Necklaces
World Map Compass Necklace
In white gold or yellow gold tones, this double pendant necklace features a world map and a compass on one chain. The chain is 18 inches long and the pendant is 0.4 inches in diameter. It’s a nice gift that comes with a card to give to the receiver, describing the possible significance of wearing the necklace.
Airplane Charm Necklace
This handmade airplane charm necklace is made of solid sterling silver on an 18 inch sterling silver chain. The charm is 20mm x 12 mm and is a simple necklace to accessorize any outfit.
Personalized State Necklace
This necklace can be completely personalized to your liking. Choose the state of significance, a sterling silver or gold plated 14k gold chain, the chain style, necklace length and if you’d like a small heart to be placed somewhere on the state pendant.
Cut Out Globe Necklace
Another customizable necklace, choose from silver, gold or rose gold world map pendants in three chain lengths 20, 18 or 16 inches and also the pendant size in 0.5 inches, 0.75 inches or 1 inch diameters.
World Map Necklace
A unique statement necklace, this detailed handmade necklace can be purchased in either sterling silver or 14k gold filled. North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia continents are chained together to form a world map.
Compass Friendship Necklace
This set of two necklaces are made from a silver US coin and handmade with details of a world map in the center of the compass and cut in half into two necklaces – one for yourself and another for a friend or significant other.
Travel Inspired Bracelets
Alex and Ani Compass Art Infusion Set
Alex and Ani has a variety of travel inspired bracelets including this set of two bracelets that look great together made with Swarovski Crystals in a shiny gold finish and featuring a compass charm. Additionally, their Places We Love collection features cities and destinations around the world from New York City to the Bahamas.
Pandora Globe Charm
Customize your very own Pandora bracelet with a sterling silver spinning globe charm. This charm dangles and is made with blue enamel for the ocean and silver for the world map. You could also add an airplane charm or Roman Colosseum charm to go along with the globe.
This rose gold, silver or gold plated brass airplane necklace is a simple necklace that’s an easy to give gift and comes with a meaningful card. The chain can go up to 8 inches and the pendant is 14 mm x 15 mm.
Airplane Bangle Bracelet
Another airplane bracelet, this one is a little different featuring a bangle look. Made with solid sterling silver, this bracelet has an airplane on one end and a mountain pattern on the other. It’s simple yet displays the plane flying over the mountains.
Travel Charms Bangle Bracelet
A similar bangle look, this bracelets has several stainless steel charms including an airplane, compass, globe, camera and passport – all the essential travel inspired pendants you need in one bracelet.
Travel Inspired Rings
Customizable Wanderlust Ring
A thin, stackable sterling silver ring can be personalized with your own message with something meaningful. Choose the word Wanderlust on the 1 mm wide by 1.25 mm thick ring or anything with up to 40 characters on each side.
Get the wanderlust ring here
Customize this ring to either a sterling silver, gold or a rose gold finish, your correct size and the city of your choice from several cities in the USA to Tokyo, Sydney and Paris. Each is handmade and can be made with an engraved message on the inside.
A small and simple ring is a nice accessory for any outfit. And this airplane ring is handmade and made with metal alloy of copper and brass plated with silver.
Personalized State to State Ring
Another travel inspired jewelry you can personalize, this handmade sterling silver ring can feature up two states of your choice that are memorable as a gift for someone who is moving away or for someone who holds the two states significant in their lives.
Match the compass necklace and or bracelet featured on this list with a compass ring. This handmade ring is 10 mm in diameter and can be made in various sizes.
World Map Engraved Ring
This is handmade 8 mm wide ring (that can also be made in 6 mm) and is engraved using a state of the art laser engraving machine to showcase a beautiful world map against a black background of Tungsten Carbide – a scratch resistant and durable metal.
Travel Inspired Fine Jewelry
Bare Constellation 14K Gold Compass Pendant Necklace
From Bare’s constellation collection comes a compass design made with 14k gold and a champleve enamel compass pendant.
Aurate Double Mini Gold Letter Charm Pendant Necklace
Customize this necklace with two gold letters that can signify a state, a place that you’re going, or just your initials. Jewelry from Aurate is all handmade in NYC.
David Yurman 18K Yellow Gold Maritime Compass
This gold David Yurman pendant is shaped in a compass with a diamond in the center. Note the chain is sold separately and is only the 18k gold pendant.