Jewelry

Though it recently debuted in the United States at Neiman Marcus, Mathon’s jewelry-making legacy can be traced to Paris in 1931, when the atelier was founded in the Palais Royal neighborhood and...
Gold-and-diamond designs from Italian jeweler Mattia Cielo ( www.mattia?cielo.com ; available at Bergdorf Goodman, 800.558.1855) resemble Slinky toys in the way they wrap around the wrist or neck yet...
geode jewelry of Kimberly McDonald ( www.kimberlymcdonald.com ; available at Bergdorf Goodman, 800.558.1855) "gets you noticed," says the New York–based jeweler herself. To find the geodes for her...
With the 2008 debut of Bogh-Art (+41.22.732.75.55, www.bogh-art.com ), the first retail venture from the 29-?year-old Geneva-based jewelry house Boghossian, Ralph Boghossian realized his vision. The...
The turbulent economy does not appear to have tempered Sharon Khazzam’s characteristic creativity. Last November, the New York–based jewelry designer unveiled at Barneys New York an all-diamond...
Tamara Comolli, the designer known for her colorful, stylish jewelry, has opened her first freestanding boutique in the center of Southampton, New York’s high-profile shopping scene on Main Street...
We have it on biblical authority that there is nothing new under the sun. And while King Solomon was not thinking specifically of jewelry design when he wrote these words, his wisdom applies...
The Art Deco era produced some of the greatest innovations in jewelry design, and many of the best examples of the period will be on display at the Bijoux Art Deco et Avant-Garde at Les Arts...
Jeweler Sarah Graham turned to the pages of Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature for inspiration for her newest collection that features an interpretation of coral made in her signature blackened...
"Jewelry should be like a melody," says classical-cellist-turned-designer Anna Hu. "It should move gracefully with curvatures, dangling drops, and a beautiful finish." That the 32-year-old’s two...
Colorful and exotic, Indian jewelry has a distinctive style that is oftentimes too ornate for an American’s taste. Manju Jasty’s new eponymous collection, however, reconfigures traditional Indian...
The Mikimoto pearl house has spent decades seeking and matching perfectly symmetrical, flawless round pearls for its jewelry designs, but its newest collection highlights asymmetrical, unusually...
At a Christie’s London auction in December, diamond mogul Laurence Graff stunned his competitors when he paid a record-breaking $24.3 million for the 35.56-carat deep-grayish-blue Wittelsbach diamond...
The bracelet shown above exemplifies the unconventional jewelry designs of Luz Camino (available at Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan, 212.872.2578). To make this one-of-a-kind, $42,200 piece, she paired...
The venerable American jeweler Harry Winston, known for its glamorous diamond and gemstone jewelry, is inviting clients to become part of the creative process. For the first time, the jeweler has...
Robert Tateossian, international traveler and owner of the British-based cuff link brand bearing his name, has assembled a collection of unique designs featuring unusual gems, minerals, and specimens...
At a London auction in December, Laurence Graff—the founder of Graff Diamonds International—paid about $25 million for the 300-year-old Wittelsbach diamond, a 35.56-carat grayish-blue stone once...
A dark, cavernous main floor; a stark white salon festooned with ostrich feathers; illuminated cracked-glass walls; and kaleidoscopic light shows emanating from the windows at night are not features...
French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels is giving some of its best clients the opportunity to collaborate with its Parisian designers on custom-made pieces at America’s International Fine Art Fair...
When Diamond in the Rough introduced its rough diamond jewelry three years ago, it gave the classic stone a new image by portraying it in its organic, natural form. Today, many jewelers are...
Jewelry designer Sharon Khazzam spent a few years amassing the unusual fancy colored diamonds for her latest necklace featuring 111 diamonds, each in a different shape, color, and size. “This...
Designer David Webb is known for his playful, bold, and colorful animal motif bangles and brooches that were worn by socialites and celebrities in the 1960s. Some of those iconic animal designs were...
At the end of the Gilded Age, Peter Carl Fabergé, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and René Lalique were among the most coveted artisans of the era, imbuing their design influence into an array of luxury...
Dino Modolo, the designer behind the Di MODOLO jewelry collection, has partnered with DD Manufacturing, an Antwerp diamond trader, to create Di MODOLO Haute Couture, a collection of one-of-a-kind...
Fascinated by the chimera of Greek mythology, Louis Cartier—a scion of the French jewelry house—commissioned in 1922 a jeweled bangle carved from coral in the shape of a two-headed version of the...
Two exceptionally rare colored diamonds will be the highlights of Christie’s New York Jewelry Sale ( www.christies?.com ) on October 15 in Manhattan. The stones—a 7.02-carat intense blue diamond and...
Parisian Lydia Courteille’s career as a jewelry designer began with the purchase of a temperamental antique watch that would frequently stop, requiring her to return repeatedly to the dealer to have...
The first mainland Chinese debutante at the Crillon Ball in Paris, fine jeweler Bao Bao Wan, is the granddaughter of vice premier Wan Li, the former chairman of Communist China’s National Peoples’...
Widely known in Geneva and London for its colorful, stylish jewelry designs, Avakian recently opened its first U.S. store in the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Among its signature designs...
In the late 1950s, an expert at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)—the world’s leading nonprofit institute devoted to gemological research and education—graded an unusual green diamond. After...

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