10 Pieces of Confidence-Boosting Jewelry That Are *Better* Than Saying Your Affirmations

Plus some of them can double as brass knuckles if you try hard and believe in yourself.

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Like a length of red string or a literal albatross hanging 'round your neck, jewelry can not only *look* good but remind you that you're a HBIC who can take on the world. (This girl gets it.) Ahead, shop 10 pieces that, at a glance, will help you remember how much of a badass you already are.

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<p>"You know it," Lea Michele <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.instagram.com_p_BJBtRmABfXB_-3Ftaken-2Dby-3Dmsleamichele&amp;d=DQMFAg&amp;c=B73tqXN8Ec0ocRmZHMCntw&amp;r=5N-txRWyIJHJ1ql3mfa3vQ&amp;m=hkOdu2fiT9V9aaRsHbHGcFKzkfOyTXDq7rbsCo-U5ec&amp;s=z9ey16rEeJfOz_1TK7OEnZaXFLucb2IobPKWIfjE_Jc&amp;e=" target="_blank">captioned a pic of hers</a>. We do.&nbsp;</p><p>$975, <a href="http://www.alisonlou.com/collections/ring/products/boss-ring?variant=17148679365" target="_blank">alisonlou.com</a>.</p>
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Alison Lou

"You know it," Lea Michele captioned a pic of hers. We do. 

$975, alisonlou.com.

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<p>A stylized&nbsp;olive branch that stands for peace,&nbsp;not pettiness.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>$74,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mejuri.com/shop/products/olive-leaf-necklace" target="_blank">mejuri.com</a>.</p>
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Mejuri

A stylized olive branch that stands for peace, not pettiness.  

$74, mejuri.com.

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<p>Nothing like a memento mori to remind you to work better (harder, faster, stronger) because life is short, and the afterlife is forever, maybe.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>$213, <a href="http://www.aurevoirlesfilles.com/shop/eternal-signet-ring-ii" target="_blank">aurevoirlesfilles.com</a>.</p>
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Au Revoir Les Filles

Nothing like a memento mori to remind you to work better (harder, faster, stronger) because life is short, and the afterlife is forever, maybe.  

$213, aurevoirlesfilles.com.

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<p>If you're like, "How is this toothbrush-looking thing going to help me?" know that the hand bit of this&nbsp;carved coral Victorian pendant represents love, while the key (not a Colgate soft-bristle, oops)&nbsp;protects against evil.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p><p>$549, <a href="https://www.marteau.co/products/coral-mano-figa-with-key" target="_blank">marteau.co</a>.</p>
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Marteau

If you're like, "How is this toothbrush-looking thing going to help me?" know that the hand bit of this carved coral Victorian pendant represents love, while the key (not a Colgate soft-bristle, oops) protects against evil. 

$549, marteau.co.

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<p>If you don't already have an infinity symbol tattoo on your inner wrist. Or even if you do.&nbsp;</p><p>$285, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/719394/aamaya_by_priyanka/infinity-rose-gold-plated-topaz-ring" target="_blank">net-a-porter.com</a>.</p>
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Aamaya by Priyanka

If you don't already have an infinity symbol tattoo on your inner wrist. Or even if you do. 

$285, net-a-porter.com.

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<p>Sure. Why not?&nbsp;</p><p>$995, <a href="http://www.fivestoryny.com/shop/878836564027776454?collection=45393523,45393251,45393253,45393399,45393521" target="_blank">fivestory.com</a>.</p>
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Khai Khai

Sure. Why not? 

$995, fivestory.com.

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<p>No, *you* are.&nbsp;</p><p>$545, <a href="http://www.establishedjewelry.com/products/stupid-dope-necklace" target="_blank">establishedjewelry.com</a>.</p>
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Established

No, *you* are. 

$545, establishedjewelry.com.

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<p>Because after the worst storms come the brightest, most vivid rainbows.&nbsp;</p><p>$225, <a href="http://www.fivestoryny.com/shop/1225967102049913541?collection=45393523,45393251,45393253,45393399,45393521" target="_blank">fivestory.com</a>.</p>
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IAM by Ileana Makri

Because after the worst storms come the brightest, most vivid rainbows. 

$225, fivestory.com.

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<p>So ::does impression of Benedict Cumberbatch in <em data-redactor-tag="em" data-verified="redactor">War Horse</em>::</p><p>$45, <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/111318633/gold-yolo-necklace-sale-yolo-you-only?ref=market" target="_blank">etsy.com</a>.</p>
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Aziza Jewelry

So ::does impression of Benedict Cumberbatch in War Horse::

$45, etsy.com.

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<p>In you we trust.&nbsp;</p><p>$1,280, <a href="http://www.sydneyevan.com/collections/the-words/gold-diamond-believe-necklace" target="_blank">sydneyevan.com</a>.</p>
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Sydney Evan

In you we trust. 

$1,280, sydneyevan.com.

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