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100 Best Songs About Jewelry

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While not everybody may fancy jewelry, in songs, different types of jewelry, jewels and precious stones, are mentioned in unique contexts. While certain singers and songwriters have actually written songs about their favorite jewels, majority of the songs about jewelry are a metaphorical account of a wide-range of emotions.

What Message Does Jewelry Convey in Songs?

Diverse meanings and messages are conveyed with songs that have jewelry in their title. In songs from different genres, musicians mention diamonds and gold in a figurative manner to bring out a deeper meaning. Certain singers narrate emotional stories of their humble beginnings, and their transition into a meaningless world of riches, fame, and fortune. Rings, bracelets, gold, and diamonds are often used symbolically to convey the message of eternal love. A lifestyle of revelry is sometimes depicted with jewelry in songs that showcase a glamorous world or parties.

A number of singers and songwriters use the names of gemstones or precious metals as a metaphor to remain grounded through a change in lifestyle. The dark side of living with luxuries is often showcased with a change in personality that brings about a hard-hearted attitude. Expensive jewelry also represents high status in society and is theatrically showcased in certain music videos. Glamour and lifestyle is often showcased with stylish jewelry, parties, cars, art and décor in certain music videos.

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Symbolism: Jewelry in Songs

In songs, jewelry symbolizes a deeper understanding of the human mind. Symbolically diamonds are an emblem of purity and perfection. The gemstone is often mentioned in lyrics of songs to denote promise, faithfulness and commitment between husband and wife, or boyfriend and girlfriend. Jewels and jewelry are considered a symbol of wealth and prosperity. The dazzling sparkle in jewelry is symbolic of light and brilliance. In some songs, certain precious stones are showcased as an association with spiritual power to ward off evil.

The radiance of gold represents an illuminative phase of life for taking wise decisions. Certain gemstones in songs portray well-being and the way of life. In songs, different colors of precious stones are associated with optimism, extravagance, and riches. Psychological attributes are often used as a comparison with different types of jewels or jewelry in songs. Certain rings that have precious stones are considered as charms and worn for good luck. Although jewelry represents a diverse-range of elements, in songs, different pieces of jewelry may symbolize or denote

  • Power
  • Commitment
  • Love
  • Faith
  • Life
  • Promise
  • Intellect
  • Greed
  • Wisdom
  • Celebration
  • Superiority
  • Relationships
  • Individualism
  • Achievement
  • Luck
  • Tradition
  • Protection
  • Riches
  • Materialism
  • Knowledge
  • Purity
  • Optimism
  • Expression
  • Inspiration
  • Longevity
  • Wealth
  • Extravagance
  • Prosperity
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The list below showcases an epic collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, folk songs, R&B songs, alternative songs, indie songs, hip-hop songs, jazz songs, blues songs, EDM songs and dance songs that mention jewelry in the title. If you have a view, opinion or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs About Jewelry

  1. “Diamonds”—Rihanna
  2. “Diamonds are Forever”—Shirley Bassey
  3. “Golden Ring”—George Jones and Tammy Wnynette
  4. “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds”—The Beatles
  5. “Diamonds & Rust”—Joan Baez
  6. “Pearl Necklace”—ZZ Top
  7. “Diamond Hoo Ha Man”—Supergrass
  8. “Put a Ring on My Finger”—Les Paul & Mary Ford
  9. “Gold on the Ceiling”—The Black Keys
  10. “Baubles, Bangles and Beads”—Frank Sinatra

#11—20

11. “Pearl in the Shell”—Howard Jones

12. “Heart of Gold”—Neil Young

13. “Fields of Gold”—Sting

14. “24K Magic”—Bruno Mars

15. “This Diamond Ring”—Gerry and the Playboys

16. “In the Shape of a Heart”—Jackson Browne

17. “Diamonds from Sierra Leone”—Kanye West

18. “Gold Roses”—Rick Ross featuring Drake

19. “Stay Gold”—BTS

20. “Diamonds Made From Rain”—Eric Clapton

#21—40

21. “All Gold Everything”—Trinidad James

22. “Gold Cobra”—Limp Bizkit

23. “House of Gold”—21 Pilots

24. “7 Rings”—Ariana Grande

25. “Diamond”—Seals and Crofts

26. “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”—Pink Floyd

27. “Gold Slugs”—DJ Khaled featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina and Fetty Wap

28. “Paper Rings”—Taylor Swift

29. “Tears of Gold”—Faouzia

30. “Gold Dust Woman”—Fleetwood Mac

31. “Rhinestone Cowboy”—Glen Campbell

32. “Diamonds and Pearls”—Prince and The New Power Generation

33. “I Dug Up a Diamond”—Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris

34. “Gold Forever”—The Wanted

35. “Tears of Pearls”—Savage Garden

36. “Gold”—Kiiara

37. “Chain Hang Low”—Jibbs

38. “Rhinestone Eyes”—Gorillaz

39. “Gold”—Spandau Ballet

40. “Diamonds are A Girl’s Best Friend”—Marilyn Monroe

#41—60

41. “Fire N Gold”—Bea Miller

42. “Diamond on the Water”—Enya

43. “Rolex”—Ayo & Teo

44. “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”—Beyonce

45. “Gold”—Chet Faker

46. “Royals”—Lorde

47. “Her Diamonds”—Rob Thomas

48. “A String of Pearls”—Glenn Miller and his Orchestra

49. “String of Pearls”—Soul Asylum

50. “Ruby”—Kaiser Chiefs

51. “Gold Rush”—Death Cab for Cutie

52. “Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)”—Nelly Furtado

53. “Silver and Gold—Dolly Parton

54. “Black Diamond”—Kiss

55. “Diamond Rings”—Chipmunk featuring Emeli Sande

56. “Gold”—Prince

57. “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”—Paul Simon

58. “Ruby Soho”—Rancid

59. “Diamonds Dancing”—Drake and Future

60. “Gold Guns Girls”—Metric

#61—80

61. “24 Karat Gold”—Stevie Nicks

62. “El Anillo”—Jennifer Lopez

63. “Yellow Pearl”—Phil Lynott

64. “Diamond Ring”—The Dead South

65. “Like Gold”—Vance Joy

66. “Ring on her Finger, Time on Her Hands”—Lee Greenwood

67. “Make Them Gold”—Chvrches

68. “Pearl”—Chapterhouse

69. “Wedding Ring”—The Easybeats

70. “Ring on Every Finger”—LoCash

71. “Grillz”—Nelly

72. “Titanium”—David Guetta featuring Sia

73. “Wearing My Rolex”—Wiley

74. “Diamonds”—Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

75. “Glitter & Gold”—Rebecca Ferguson

76. “Some Hearts are Diamonds”—Chris Norman

77. “Diamonds”—Megan Thee Stallion & Normani

78. “Little Rock”—Reba McEntire

79. “Diamonds”—Sam Smith

80. “Wear My Ring Around Your Neck”—Elvis Presley

#81—100

81. “Diamond Smiles”—The Boomtown Rats

82. “Wear This Ring (with Love)”—The Detroit Emeralds

83. “Solitaires”—Future featuring Travis Scott

84. “Gold”—Imagine Dragons

85. “Diamond in the Dust”—Mark Gray

86. “I'm Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I'm Going to Be a Diamond Someday)”—Billy Joe Shaver

87. “Rings”—Cymarron

88. “Big Rings”—Drake and Future

89. “Diamonds and Coal”—Incubus

90. “Pearls”—Sade

91. “Diamonds Make Babies”—Dierks Bentley

92. “Silver and Gold”—Kirk Franklin

93. “Diamond Heart”—Alan Walker featuring Sophia Somajo

94. “Fools Gold”—Fitz and the Tantrums

95. “Diamond Ring”—Bon Jovi

96. “Good As Gold”—Frankie Ballard

97. “Pearl”—Katy Perry

98. “Topaz”—B-52’s

99. “Something With a Ring to It”—Mark Collie

100. “Diamond Girl”—The Cribs

Other Notable Songs About Jewelry

  • “Black Pearl”—Sonny Charles & The Checkmates, Ltd.
  • “Scattered Pearls”—Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
  • “Ten Jesus Pieces”—Rick Ross featuring Stalley
  • “Mood Ring”—Britney Spears
  • “Give that Girl a Diamond”—Chris Rea
  • “Diamond Heart”—Lady Gaga
  • “Pretty Diamonds”—Jeezy featuring Chris Brown
  • “Emerald”—Thin Lizzy
  • “Green and Gold”—Lianne La Havas
  • “6 Rings”—Bad Bunny
  • “Black Gold”—Esperanza Spalding
  • “Diamonds”—Laura Mvula
  • “This Silver Ring”—The Castellas
  • “Senorita with a Necklace of Tears”—Paul Simon
  • “Gold All Over the Ground”—Brad Paisley
  • “Run the Jewels”—Run the Jewels
  • “Disappointing Diamonds are the Rarest of them All”—Father John Misty
  • “Band of Gold”—Belinda Carlisle featuring Freda Payne
  • “Another Pearl”—Badly Drawn Boy
  • “Solid Gold”—Tom Chaplin featuring Jones
  • “Crack in the Pearl”—Mark Ronson
  • “Diamond Girl”—Ryan Leslie
  • “Little Silver Ring”—The Samples
  • “Big Blue Diamonds”—Red Perkins
  • “Flowers and Beads”—Iron Butterfly
  • “Pearls”—Samantha Gongol
  • “Diamonds and Gold”—Mac Miller
  • “Fools Gold”—Jill Scott
  • “Jewel in the Night”—Chris Hadfield
  • “Pinky Ring”—Ne-Yo featuring O.T. Genasis
  • “Gold”— Britt Nicole
  • “Jade”—Magic Giant
  • “Diamond Dogs”—David Bowie
  • “Gold Skies”—Martin Garrix with Sander van Doom and DVBBS featuring Aleesia
  • “City of Gold”—DragonForce
  • “Diamonds Don’t Mean a Thing”—Leon Redbone
  • “Stay Gold”—Run the Jewels
  • “Diamonds Diamonds”—Max Webster
  • “Ruby Rock”—Ruby Rose Turner
  • “Hands of Gold”—Ed Sheeran
  • “After the Gold Rush”—K.D. Lang
  • “Belated Promise Ring”—Iron & Wine
  • “Too Much Jewelry”—Migos
  • “Diamonds at your Feet”—Muddy Waters
  • “Silver Blue and Gold”—Bad Company
  • “Pure Gold”—Half Alive
  • “Gold Digger”—Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
  • “Diamond in the Witch House”—Mastodon
  • “Pages of Gold”—Flo Morrissey
  • “Black Pearl”—Horace Faith
  • “Watch”—Travis Scott featuring Lil Uzi Vert and Kanye West
  • “Bombay Sapphires”—Stevie Nicks
  • “Diamonds”—Giorgio Moroder featuring Charli XCX
  • “Jewels and Gold”—Angus and Julia Stone
  • “Gary, Please Don’t Sell My Diamond Ring”—Wendy Hill
  • “Diamonds All on My Wrist”—Lil Uzi Vert
  • “Silver & Gold”—Neil Young
  • “I Wear Your Ring”—Cocteau Twins
  • “Goldwatch Blues”—Donovan
  • “Diamond”—Brandon Heath
  • “Candy Paint and Gold Teeth”—Waka Flocka Flame
  • “Diamonds”—Lil Xan
  • “Silver Ring”—Michael Flanigan
  • “Digging for Diamonds”—Mary Waterson and David A. Jaycock
  • “Glitter and Gold”—Barns Courtney
  • “Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger”—Charley Pride
  • “Mr. Nice Watch”—J. Cole
  • “Fools Gold”—Stone Roses
  • “Gold Watch and Chain”—Ralph Stanley
  • “Diamonds in the Mine”—Leonard Cohen
  • ‘Jesus Piece”—The Game
  • “Diamond in the Witch House”—Mastodon
  • “Jewel’s N’ Drugs”—Lady Gaga
  • “Gold”—Iggy Pop
  • “Sapphire Moonlight”—Camo Columbo
  • “Diamonds on the Inside”—Ben Harper
  • “Jewel”—T. Rex
  • “My Wedding Ring”—Jean Shepard
  • “Golden Ring”—J.J. Cale
  • “Diamond Girls”—Neil Diamond
  • “Silver and Gold”—U2
  • “Diamonds & Daughters”—Aaron Watson
  • “Emerald Eyes”—Fleetwood Mac
  • “Diamonds”—RaeLynn
  • “Little Johnny Jewel”—Television
  • “Ashes & Pearls”—Debi Nova
  • “Ring Thing”—Pearls Before Swine
  • “Notice the Ring”—Chris Isaak
  • “Diamond Ring”—Sheryl Crow
  • “Goodnight My Blue Sapphire”—Oceanlane
  • “Concrete and Gold”—Foo Fighters
  • “This Silver Ring”—Anne & Pete Sibley
  • “White Diamond”—Kylie Minogue
  • “Green Earrings”—Steely Dan
  • “Diamonds”—Joshua Radin
  • “She’s Got a Ring in His Nose and a Ring on Her Hand”—Savoy Brown
  • “Gold Medals’—DJ Infamous and Talk2Me
  • “Charms”—Bobby Vee
  • “Wedding Ring”—Glen Hansard
  • “Emerald City”—The Seekers
  • “Solitaire”—Gucci Mane featuring Migos & Lil Yachty
  • “First Chain”—Big Sean featuring Nas & Kid Cudi
  • “True Love is a Golden Ring”—Alan Jackson
  • “The Pearl”—Fleming & John
  • “Solid Gold”—The Darkness
  • “Diamonds”—Hawk Nelson
  • “With This Ring”—The Platters
  • “Death by Diamonds and Pearls”—Band of Skulls
  • “Shine Like Gold”—Switchfoot and Lifehouse
  • “Diamond Field”—Pat Benetar
  • “Trying on Rings”—Maddie & Tae
  • “Diamonds”—Chris Rea
  • “Yellow Gold”—AK-69
  • “Diamond”—Martina McBride with Keith Urban
  • “Turquoise Jewelry”—Camper Van Beethoven
  • “Sapphire”—John Martyn
  • “Diamonds for Her”—The Superman Lovers
  • “Endless Diamond”—Honeytribe
  • “Ruby's Shoes”—Lori McKenna
  • “Diamond Rings and Old Barstools”—Tim McGraw
  • “Silver Bracelet”—Carson Lueders
  • “Diamond Ring”—The Black Crowes
  • “Train of Gold”—Electric Light Orchestra
  • “Gold Lion”—Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • “Diamond Girl”—Nice & Wild
  • “Mama’s Pearl”—The Jackson 5
  • “Bury Me in Gold”—Big K.I.R.T.
  • “Diamonds”—Herp Albert featuring Janet Jackson
  • “Yeah Sapphire”—The Hold Steady
  • “Diamonds on my Windshield”—Tom Waits
  • “Locket Love”—Ramones
  • “Diamonds and Rust”—Judas Priest
  • “Silicone on Sapphire”—The Clash
  • “Ring Round the Rosey”—Jackie Q
  • “Weight in Gold”—Gallant
  • “Glitter and Gold”—The Everly Brothers
  • “Diamond”—Sarah Potenza
  • “No Diamonds”—Safe
  • “Silver Ring”—The Bottle Rockets
  • “Gold”—Sleeping with Sirens
  • “Diamonds”—Common featuring Big Sean
  • “Gold Dust”—DJ Fresh
  • “Jewels”—Alison Krauss and the Cox Family
  • “Ruby”—Foster the People
  • “Gold”—Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • “Stay Gold”—Black Pumas

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