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 Milanese jeweler celebrated the opening with one-off jewelry pieces inspired by paintings…
    The London jeweler uses baguette-cut gemstones to echo the film’s neon-lit buildings…
    The store is located inside the Peninsula Hotel in the 16th arrondissement…
    Photo by Matthias Hoffmann
    The 13-piece collection will be on display in cities around the globe in the coming months…
    Photo by Jasper Johal
    Jessica McCormack’s Victorian townhouse looks like a tasteful private residence in London’s posh...
    The jewelry in the new Louis Vuitton Emprise Collection feature streamlined rectangular shapes that...
    Lisa Charles Watson, styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
    The understated, masculine style of Shamballa Jewels’ macramé bracelets (www.shamballajewels.com)...
    Photo by Lisa Charles Watson, styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
    Made from 150-million-year-old fossilized dinosaur bone, this Monique Péan necklace (www....
    Photo by Bernhard Rampf
    Nature’s Jewels collection by Hemmerle appears to have been foraged in the woods rather than cast...
    The jewelers combine shark teeth with traditional materials…