Best of the Best 2011: Jewelry Collections: Cartier

  • Cartier 52.24-carat emerald-cut Ceylon sapphire ring with diamonds

    t last year’s Biennale des Anti­quaires in Paris, Cartier (800.?227.8437, www.cartier.com) presented 60 high-style designs featuring flamboyant feather and colorful bird motifs and romantic details such as delicate, draping beads. The stunning gems included a necklace with a 35-?carat opal center and a ring with a carved 60-carat sea blue sapphire. The jeweler’s endless originality and showstopping jewels make it a perennial winner.

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