Jewelry

From precious pearls to perfectly preserved insects, these ten designs aim to honor our planets most whimsical wonders.
Cuff bracelets are powerful statements that have roots in ancient Egypt, when warriors pulled leather and gold bands onto their forearms before battle for spiritual and physical protection; some even...
Politics aside, Washington, D.C.’s power circles can agree on one thing: Tiny Jewel Box is the place to find a dazzling camera-ready piece for VIP-studded galas. Jim Rosenheim, second-generation...
Laura Freedman’s flagship Broken English shop in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles offers works from dozens of talented artisans—from Anita Ko to Nak Armstrong and beyond. Eleven years on, Freedman...
Brazilian-born Fernando Jorge creates fun, bold designs with organically inspired forms—each of his five collections meld captivating naturalistic elements with sensual shapes. Jorge recently added...
Sporting a stack of bracelets is a style statement that dates back thousands of years to ancient Rome and the Maya empire—cuffs and bangles are among the oldest forms of jewelry ever recorded. Many...
Rihanna is demonstrating her artistic range by bringing her bold, provocative sense of style to a new jewelry collaboration with Chopard . Caroline Scheufele, the Swiss jewelry house’s co-president...
Beirut, a modern melting pot of culture, art, and architecture, is home to some of the world’s most inventive jewelry designers. Lebanon’s capital city overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and is a lively...
Jewelry auctions are attracting a lot of attention these days for both record-breaking prices and uncovering hard-to-find collectibles or jewels with a fascinating provenance. On April 24, Bonhams in...
Nearly 100 years after her great-grandfather founded the Buccellati jewelry house in Milan, 28-year-old co-creative designer Lucrezia Buccellati is imbuing the world-renowned brand with modern...
Colored diamonds—mainly yellows, blues, and pinks—have been energizing collectors and making a splash on the auction scene for the last few years, but another hue has been smoldering in the...
The newest jewelry from Yael Sonia ( yaelsonia.com ) presents colorful gemstones in gold designs that are playfully kinetic. It’s a continuation of Sonia’s fascination with mobility—a theme she has...
S.J. Phillips has long attracted the rich and royal to its doors in the heart of Mayfair. Established in 1869 by Solomon Joel Phillips, it is one of the oldest family-owned antique jewelry stores in...
After a tense five minutes of bidding, Sotheby’s Hong Kong sold the 59-carat Pink Star diamond to Hong Kong jeweler Chao Tai Fook by phone for $72.1 million—the highest price ever paid for any...
Spring is upon us, and with it comes an exciting assortment of debuts and to-dos, from a stunning superyacht to an ultraexclusive safari camp. Following are our editors’ top picks for 10 things to do...
Big color, luscious rubies, and sleek, minimalist gold designs were among the top trends unveiled at Baselworld, the world’s largest watch and jewelry fair held every March in Basel. For gem lovers,...
London has long been a center for creativity in jewelry design, from the splendor of Graff Diamonds to the playful, tongue-in-cheek creations of Solange Azagury-Partridge. In a city that thrives on...
Researchers believe humans are attracted to shiny objects—whether they it’s a beautiful jewel or a glossy luxury car—because of our primitive need for water. Certainly, looking at yellow gold that...
After a few months of residency at the Smithsonian alongside the legendary Hope Diamond, the so-called Foxfire diamond is hitting the road. The 187-carat gem—which was unearthed in 2015 from beneath...
India continues to be an exciting source for brilliant jewelry. Its talented artisans cut through trends and produce pieces that meld time-honored motifs and modern styles. Here, we highlight five...
With a value of more than $60 million, the 59-carat Pink Star diamond is likely to break sales records when it hits the auction block at Sotheby’s April 4 jewelry sale in Hong Kong. The gem is the...
Spring is here, and this gorgeous bouquet of jewelry is sure to inspire some spirited accessorizing for the season. They’re all bloomin’ beautiful!
Imaginative and artistic jewelry was presented alongside some of the world’s most highly regarded art and antiques at the annual TEFAF Maastricht , the world-renowned art fair held from March 10...
Nature’s enigmatic wonders have inspired Katey Brunini’s jewelry since she founded her brand K. Brunini Jewels in Solana Beach (just north of San Diego) in 1998. Now Brunini is celebrating nearly two...
Setting gems within gems, Boghossian pushes the boundaries of contemporary design. It requires tremendous precision, steady hands, and a degree of bravery to set an exceptional 7-carat pear-shaped...
Spinels are often called the great imposters of the gem world for their cunning ability to masquerade as rubies and sapphires. First discovered in Badakhshan, a province in Northern Afghanistan,...
Megan Baker, founder of Baker & Black, crafts delicate and distinct statement jewelry by hand in her Brooklyn studio and finishes it with the help of expert gem-setters in New York City’s Diamond...
Top auction houses from New York and London are kicking off the spring sales season. Find out which gorgeous gems should be on your radar…
At first glance, Jorie’s jewelry looks like it is made from tumbled stones or white coral, but in fact, they are polished tusks (eye-teeth) from the red stag deer that roam the Scottish Highlands...
Sindoor, the latest jewelry collection from Siddharth Kasliwal—ninth-generation jewelry designer and owner of Munnu the Gem Palace—was inspired by a ruby-covered object box made by Munnu Kasliwal,...

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