Wearable smart technology is being incorporated into our lifestyle in many different ways. I bet jewelry is one thing you’d never expect to be turned into a gadget, right?. Well, nowadays it can be a lot more than just a pretty ornament.
Smartphones and smartwatches are not the ONLY smart technologies available today. Other, less apparent devices can be just as functional. The best example is Smart Jewelry Tech Products.
The jewelry which is given the label ‘smart’ can now work as an activity tracker, a sleep monitor, a stress remover, or a complete fitness device to be more specific.
In today’s guide, we look at some of the prettiest and most functional smart jewelry tech available.
The Bellabeat Leaf Urban is a beautiful pendant that is wearable in many different ways. It is preferably worn as a necklace, a clip, or even a bracelet. The body has a solid feel and is made of wood composite.
It’s an activity tracker and sleep monitor with some additional helpful features. The stress sensibility feature is brilliant. It detects when you get too stressed, and it will remind you to do some breathing exercises or meditate to reduce your anxiety.
Another useful feature, especially for women, is the Menstrual Cycle Tracking. This enables the wearer to keep track of periods and calculate future starting dates. For those lucky enough to be expecting, you can also track the progress of pregnancies.
It has some other necessary features like an alarm, break reminder (in case you have been sitting for too long), and a waterproof rating of IPX6 that can handle splashes and rainfall. Just don’t take it swimming with you!
- Versatile wearing options (as a necklace, bracelet or clip)
- Activity and sleep tracking
- Stress Sensibility – It can predict your stress level
- Menstrual cycle tracking
- Meditation, alarm, break reminder.
- Water resistance rating of IPX6
- Type: Necklace, Bracelet, Clip
- Colors: Rose Gold, Silver
A large gemstone adorns the Ringly Luxe Smart Ring on its top with a 14k gold-plated base. These features distract from its true nature, which is a device to stay up to date with daily activities. It supported primary activity tracking such as distance, recording steps and burned calories. You can set up your activity goals to get alerts when you reach them. The exciting feature in this smart ring is the customized and separate alerts.
There are 4 various vibration patterns and 5 light colors that can be assigned to any particular alert type. It supports alerts for more than 100 popular apps, plus a smartphone’s very own notifications like calls and messages.
You can use the Ringly Luxe to achieve mindfulness, too, by setting a reminder for audio guided meditation and breathing exercises.
- Activity tracking like steps, distance, burned calories.
- Customized alerts for phone notifications and 100+ apps
- Mindfulness – meditation and breathing exercises
- Smart jewelry box and charger
- Type: Ring
- Colors: Gold/Lapis, Gold/Black Onyx
It can be argued that the Fitbit Flex 2 isn’t exactly smart jewelry. Still, in our opinion, its modular nature and ability to transform into different styles means it belongs on this list. The tracker can be detached from the band and turned into a pendant or a bangle with the accessories.
The waterproof and swim-proof design of the wristband enables tracking swimming along with necessary activity tracking like steps, distance, active minutes, etc. and sleep monitoring. The exclusive SmartTrack sensor can automatically recognize the type of business you are doing.
The Fitbit Flex 2 consumes very little power because it only uses color-coded LED lights. This means it offers an excellent battery life and can run for approximately 5 days. The Fitbit Flex 2 comes with quite an affordable price tag too and won’t disappoint you as a piece of smart jewelry.
- Swim-proof wristband with swim-tracking
- Wristband but easily convertible to bangle or pendant
- All-day activity and sleep tracking
- SmartTrack – Auto activity recognization
- Phone notifications, inactivity reminder
- Battery life up to 5 days
- Type: Wristband, Bangle, Pendant
- Colors: Black, Lavender, Magenta, Navy
Misfit Shine is a budget-friendly activity tracker wearable and sleep monitor that features an LED-based progress definer and time-telling. The round tracker module is waterproof and built using aircraft-level aluminum.
It is a wristband type activity tracker, but when combined with the Misfit Bloom stainless necklace frame, it can be transformed into a piece of beautiful, smart jewelry. The tracker module is available in different colors and easily interchangeable between the wristband and the necklace.
The most exciting feature is that it doesn’t require charging. It comes with a replaceable coin cell battery, which lasts up to 6 months in one shot. When the battery is drained, you can replace it with another battery. Therefore, you don’t have to bother recharging.
- Swim-proof and air-craft grade aluminum disc
- Displays time and progress using white LED lights
- Automatic activity and sleep tracking
- Sports are tracking, like swimming, cycling, soccer, etc.
- The replaceable battery which lasts up to 6 months
- Type: Wristband, Necklace
- Colors: Black, Grey, Champagne and 7 more
The Ringly Luxe Smart Bracelet is nothing different in features from the Smart Ring by Ringly. The design is just where the change is made. It has an Emerald-cut Moonstone with a 14k gold plated base.
The features are pretty much all the same as the previously discussed Ringly Ring. For example, activity tracking for steps, distance, etc., goal creating and tracking, mindfulness, and customized notification patterns.
This is lightly water-resistant, but it is advised to keep it away from direct exposure to water, such as swimming or bathing. Like the other Ringly model, it provides notifications for around 100 apps, calls, and messages.
- Track necessary activities like steps, distance, burned calories.
- Create goals, view performance and get alerts when accomplished
- Achieve mindfulness with meditation and breathing exercises
- Customized vibration and light-based alerts
- Type: Bracelet
- Colors: Silver/Blue Lace Agate, Gold/Lapis
The Omate Ungaro is a premium ring featuring 18-karat gold, silver plating, and a choice of the gemstone on top of it. Though it was named smart, there is only one such feature.
The ring will alert for calls and texts using subtle vibration alerts. The specialty in this device is that it will only inform specific contacts like family or work-team. You will need to define the connections using the app on your phone.
Although it doesn’t come with a lot of features, the price is telling another story. It is more like a general gold or silver plated ring with one unique feature.
- Rich with 18-karat gold or silver plating
- Subtle vibration alerts for calls and texts
- Gives alerts for only specific contacts
- The battery lasts up to 5 days.
- Type: Ring
- Colors: Gold, Silver
The American fashion company “Michael Kors” is always trying to incorporate technology into their fashion wearable. Their Access series is maybe the best step towards it.
The Michael Kors Access Bracelet visually highlights a pink pearl face with a silicone-made bracelet. It is an activity wearable tracker with sleep monitoring functionality.
It has its unique “Link” feature that enables you to take selfies, run presentations, and play music remotely. A replaceable battery powers this tracker, so it doesn’t need charging.
- Activity tracker with sleep monitoring
- Access Link – for taking selfies or playing music remotely
- Powered by a replaceable battery
- Compatible to Android and iOS phones
- Type: Bracelet
- Colors: Rose Gold/Pink, Black, Blue, Silver, Rose Gold/Grey
The NFC Ring is an NFC-based ring that is smarter than what you might expect a wearable to be. It enables you to share information as quickly as by a fist-bump. This device has two NFC tags on its upper and lower surfaces. You can store information on those tags and can share them with NFC enabled devices instantly.
The best usages of this ring are making payments, and lock/unlock devices, lock/open doors, and so forth. It is available in various colors and models to meet your choice of fashion.
- NFC enabled smart ring supporting two tags
- Share information to NFC supported devices by a bump.
- Make payments, lock/unlock doors, and devices.
- Various colors and models for fashion need
- Type: Ring
- Colors: Horizon, Eclipse, Helios and two more
Senstone is a creative voice recording wearable device that allows you to record voice notes on the move. The objective of this device is to help you to be more organized. It’s especially useful for those that are always busy. It comes with a useful app on your smartphone that can sort recordings based on hashtags.
You can integrate the notes with other apps and export them easily. It aims to make you less distracted while trying to increase productivity. Unlike other jewelry on this page, it doesn’t come with activity tracking features. It is just a convenient voice recorder that can be worn as a clip, pendant, or bracelet.
- Creative voice recording device
- Create audio notes on the go for productivity
- Integration with a list of smartphone apps
- The battery lasts up to 4 days.
- Type: Clip, Pendant, Bracelet
- Colors: Twilight, Classy, Glace, Coal
The Mira Wellness & Activity Bracelet is made with flexible, surgical-grade stainless steel. It’s an attractive bracelet that comes in three different sizes. The tracker that attaches to the bracelet is detachable. It can also be worn as a clip in your shirt, pant, or you can just slip in into your pockets.
This wearable device is an activity tracker that is capable of tracking steps, distance traveled, elevation, and calories burned. It provides a detailed insight of activities on the connected device to analyze progress.
An exciting feature of the Mira Bracelet is the integration with your smartphone. You will receive personalized health and fitness suggestions that are dependent on your lifestyle choices. It’s an excellent motivation for you to be more active!
- Stainless-steel bracelet with a removable tracker
- Tracks steps, elevation, calories burned, distance
- Motivation – gives fitness tips when you need them most.
- Detailed insight of activities for seeing progress
- Type: Bracelet, Clip
- Colors: Midnight Purple
Joule Earring Backing
The Joule Earring Backing might just be the smartest jewelry we’ve included. This product is not out yet in the market, but the manufacturer is taking preorders. It pairs with any earings you like and fits pretty well with little extra bulk too. It is light-weight also, weighing in at just 1.5g and measuring only 18mm in diameter.
This smart wearable seems to promise a high level of activity tracking. You will be able to monitor heart rate continuously and track other activities as steps and calories burned. You can measure your activity level using this tracker and make an understanding of your overall health.
The critical thing about the Joule Earring Backing is that you are not making any type of compromisation on your style. The backing will stay hidden behind your ear while doing its job as it should.
- Universal wearable design, pairs with any earring
- Continuous heart rate tracking
- Activity tracking and level measurement
- The battery lasts up to 1 day on a full charge.
- Type: Earring Backing
- Colors: Silver