De Grisogono

    When the man behind de Grisogono, Fawaz Gruosi, introduced his striking black diamond jewelry combined with rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and white diamonds, industry veterans called him crazy. “Everyone told me that black diamonds would never sell because people expect diamonds to be white,” recalls Gruosi. Obviously, they were wrong; black diamonds are now widely employed in high-jewelry designs. Signature Style: Exceptionally large rubies, emeralds, and sapphires shown in elaborate and sexy chokers, drop earrings, and bold rings, and innovative use of diamonds and stones in unexpected combinations such as emeralds with turquoise.

    The London jeweler employs rare fossilized wood to create her pieces…
    Fresh designs take direction from a stage and screen icon…
    The Floridian Lapidary favors bold stones with minimal metal embellishments to distract from them…
    The exquisitely enigmatic gem shows its range in new designs…
    A timeless gem is refreshed with extraordinary hues…
    The New York–based jeweler prides himself on his nontraditional approach to jewelry design…
    Photo by Emanuele Marietti
    A fresh wave of jewelry elegantly emulates coastal flora and fauna…
    A new jewelry collection reveals African roots with refined designs…
    New butterfly designs from some of the world’s most esteemed jewelers take flight for summer…
    The founder and designer Cindy Chaplin gives distinctive antiques new life…