Over the past two years, colored diamonds have caused sensations in auction rooms around the globe, as several rare stones fetched record-breaking prices.
Graff (www.graffdiamonds.com) is known for its expansive offerings of large white and fancy colored diamond jewelry for
Philippine designer Wynn Wynn Ong, known for her elaborate one-of-a-kind jewelry, has unveiled her collection at the Asia Society on Park Avenue in New York.
When a prominent Munich art collector commissioned Stefan Hemmerle to create a diamond ring for his wife in 1995, he set one condition: no flashy settings. His wife, he said, detested them.
Marking its 90th anniversary in business, Italian jeweler Antonini forged a new blackened finish on 18-karat gold finish to create a striking series of limited-edition rings.
Inspired by her vast collection of contemporary art, which includes pieces by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Julian Schnabel, Geneva-based designer Suzanne Syz (+41.22.310.20.84,
The first American store from Henri J. Sillam (www.sillam.com) is small in size, but the jewels inside are big and bold.
Designer Federica Rettore turned to zebu horn, which comes from the zebu ox, to create her newest collection of striking designs.
THE GIFTAn exceptionally rare 10.03-carat, D-color, internally flawless certified type IIa diamond set in a diamond-and-ruby sautoir by jewelry designer Viren Bhagat.
A few years ago, while Los Angeles–based jeweler Martin Katz was showing his collection in Monaco, a client who wished to see important diamonds summoned Katz to his yacht late one evening.