Jewelry has always been a holiday gift staple. Diamond necklace? Check. Diamond earrings? Check. And while diamonds will always be a girl’s best friend, we’re wishing for more artful baubles, such as Waris Ahluwalia‘s black-enamel bird earrings for his House of Waris line. The long, dramatic plumage of the exotic creatures would pair beautifully with a simple cocktail dress, making these considerably more exciting than your standard bling-y studs. Click the image to shop.