James de Givenchy for Taffin

    James de Givenchy creates imaginative, artistic pieces that have some people comparing him with Jean Schlumberger or Verdura. Clients flock to his by-appointment showroom for the unpredictable in rarified, exotic, and colorful gemstones, many of which they have never heard of much less laid eyes upon, such as a fiery orange spessartite garnet or scintillating green tsavorite. Signature Style: Whimsical and imaginative designs using a wide range of colorful gems and unexpected materials.

    The London jeweler employs rare fossilized wood to create her pieces…
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    The Floridian Lapidary favors bold stones with minimal metal embellishments to distract from them…
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    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
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