Long-stemmed roses and chocolates are perfectly fine, if not a bit impersonal. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, no gift is quite as sentimental as a fabulous piece of jewelry. In our book, there’s always an occasion to give (or receive) jewels. But Valentine’s Day—the rare holiday that purely celebrates love, in all its many forms—is a prime opportunity to express your appreciation with a token that can be enjoyed, serving as reminder of your love for years to come. So, rather than something standard like diamond studs or a tennis bracelet, Valentine’s calls for meaningful jewelry—the kinds that aren’t simply pretty but rather have romance baked into their design. Stumped as to what that looks like? Here are eight pieces that say “I love you” in ways both literal and abstract.