When jeweler Samuel Getz laid eyes on a 77-carat rough aquamarine recently, he imagined a large snowflake glistening in the sun.
Since the 1960s, Giuseppe Picchiotti has striven to enhance the natural beauty of women with precious jewelry crafted from the finest colored gems and diamonds.
When it comes to acquiring large and exceedingly rare diamonds, New York diamond dealer William Goldberg is known for his audacity.
When you think of James Robinson (212.752.6166, www.jrobinson.com)—a 91-year-old New York antiques shop specializing in 18th-, 19th-, and ea
Louis Cartier was undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest arbiters of jewelry style.
“Jewelry can be colorful, large, and fun without appearing pretentious,” declares James Taffin de Givenchy, whose designs undoubtedly fit this description.
For the connoisseur with an appetite for the rarest and most unusual diamonds, colored diamonds are the ultimate pièces de résistance.
It took nearly five years to accumulate the harmoniously matched South
“I wouldn’t reveal my techniques, even if I were tortured,” says Italian jewelry designer Orlando Orlandini, while his face beams with a characteristically warm and embracing smile.
When Vhernier introduced its jewelry at New York’s Bergdorf Goodman in March, even the store’s most urbane clientele could not help but take notice of the colorful, innovative, and daring new desi