11/08/2011 04:08 pm ET | Updated Jan 08, 2012

10 Fabulous Statement Necklaces For The Holidays (PHOTOS)

They razzle, dazzle and instantly update your ensemble. Statement necklaces are a must-have accessory year round but especially during the holidays. As your social calendar begins to fill up--family dinners, office parties, etc--the bold accessoires will become your best friend.

Throw one on over a solid colored top or with a button down shirt--the collar frames the baubles beautifully. And for more formal occasions, when buying a new dress is out of the question, a statement necklace will effortlessly jazz up your favorite little black dress.

Here are 10 fabulous necklaces that will add some bling to your holiday cheer!