It’s impossible to talk about 2016 jewelry trends without talking about geometric jewelry, a trend that’s been on our radar for a while now. If you’re just dipping your toes into the trend, here are the current conditions:

Geometric jewelry is—like minimalism tends to be—effortlessly cool. Simple and aesthetic, these minimalist designs are wearable works of art, their sleekness often softened by the sparkle of diamonds. If you’re looking to work some sharp shapes or circles into your rotation, start with something small and understated. Geometric pieces are stylish enough to stand alone, but they gel with other minimalist layering pieces (so you can nail a perfectly layered neckline). Geometric jewelry is, at its essence, basic. It’s perfect for everyday wear, and it goes with everything. Ready to dive in? Here are our best geometric-inspired baubles.