Jewelry

Collection Panthère de Cartier Cartier’s latest panthers exude irresistible animal magnetism. When Cartier created its first jeweled panther brooch in 1923, the Parisian jeweler had no idea that the...
Unlike so many of the jewelry houses that line New York’s Fifth Avenue, the latest to join the ranks is not rooted in Europe’s traditional artisanal centers of Paris or Florence. Instead, it draws on...
While vacationing in the idyllic islands of Indonesia, Carolyn Tyler (805.965.4445, www.carolyntyler.com ), like many travelers, fell in love with Bali’s natural beauty, culture, and artisanal...
When Peggy Guinness visited Brazil 20 years ago, she was awestruck by the country’s colorful and mesmerizing gemstones. On a whim, the free-spirited designer moved to São Paulo, where she spent the...
Tito Pedrini (212.888.3355, www.titopedrini.com ) spent years procuring exceptional gems and jewelry for international clients while working for Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Now the blond-haired, blue-...
Seaman Schepps’ signature turbo shell earrings rank alongside Verdura’s 1930s Maltese cuff and Jean Schlumberger’s 1960s enamel bangle as one of a handful of iconic 20th-century jewelry designs...
Every woman knows the value of versatility in a wardrobe, and she knows the value of having spectacular diamond jewelry in her collection. This remarkable suite of diamond-and-platinum jewelry...
What would the holidays be without a little sparkle? Prepare to be dazzled by the new limited edition precious ornament collection from Beverly Hills jewelry design house Edwards & Rellas (310...
In the true spirit of haute couture, the Parisian fashion house Chanel (800.550.0005, www.chanel.com ) has unveiled a collection of 150 one-of-a-kind jewelry designs that has em-barked on a global...
In 1848, on the eve of the fall of Louis-Philippe’s regime, two representatives from Tiffany & Co. arrived in Paris for their annual buying trip. The mini-revolution was reaching its peak, and...
Over the centuries, revolution and conquest have moved more merchandise than the enterprises of Cartier, Harry Winston, and Van Cleef & Arpels combined. The history of rare gems is often a...
Esteemed German goldsmith Wellendorff (+49.7231.284010, www.wellendorff.com ) is celebrating its 110th anniversary in a very private way: with 60 invitation-only affairs at its premier jewelers...
For more than 50 years, Piaget has turned heads with its decadent diamond-studded jewelry watches, but it received little recognition for its jewelry designs—that is, until now. The new Magic...
John Loring, Tiffany’s renowned design director and historian, is particularly proud that Tiffany is selling diamonds sourced in North America. “The first important diamond to be cut in America was...
At a development cost of more than $941 million, the Diavik diamond mine stands as a unique testament to the extremes—and expense—to which producers will go to dig diamonds out of the ground. The...
When jeweler Samuel Getz laid eyes on a 77-carat rough aquamarine recently, he imagined a large snowflake glistening in the sun. Without hesitation, he purchased the gem and made it the centerpiece...
BULGARI (212.315.9000) has turned back the clock and revived the colorful, bold, and graphic designs from the jewelers’ iconic 1970s collections. “The ’70s embodied an individualistic, exuberant joie...
Glistening jewels and the holidays have always gone hand in hand. This year, history and nature are the driving forces behind the most dramatic new jewelry collections. From timeless, classical...
British jewelry designer Stephen Webster (212.226.6160, www.stephenwebster.com ) knows that champagne and diamonds make a perfect match. And Dom Pérignon’s Rosé Vintage 1993, a rare champagne that...
When it comes to acquiring large and exceedingly rare diamonds, New York diamond dealer William Goldberg is known for his audacity. Recently, he learned about a 45-carat rough (uncut) pink diamond...
Louis Cartier was undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest arbiters of jewelry style. During his heyday in the early 1900s, he explored exotic Egyptian, Islamic, and Asian art for inspiration and...
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 early-20th-century silver, porcelain, and glassware—the term...
“Jewelry can be colorful, large, and fun without appearing pretentious,” declares James Taffin de Givenchy, whose designs undoubtedly fit this description. His Taffin collection is sold exclusively...
For the connoisseur with an appetite for the rarest and most unusual diamonds, colored diamonds are the ultimate pièces de résistance. For nearly a century, Harry Winston has handled some of the...
It is easy to walk right past the Gioia jewelry salon on New York’s Park Avenue without giving it a second glance. There are no tantalizing display windows to gaze into, no open doorway offering a...
For years, Parisian-born jeweler Robin Rotenier was known for his original, whimsical cuff links. Once, when a Hollywood executive needed an original gift for a producer, he called upon Rotenier to...
Subtlety is not a strong suit of jewelry designer Leo de Vroomen. Recently, when a client entered his London boutique wearing diminutive diamond stud earrings, de Vroomen couldn’t refrain from...
Like a breathtaking sunset, an exquisite orchid, or a fresh snowfall, an exceptional gemstone is the awe-inspiring product of Mother Nature. This season, a refreshing array of exotic stones in shades...
Last year, Catherine Zadeh (212.274.9984, www.catherinezadeh.com ) added an unexpected natural element to her fanciful collection of sterling silver and 18-karat gold cuff links by integrating a bit...
Nothing makes a jewel more enticing than a compelling romantic history, says renowned Los Angeles vintage jewelry dealer Neil Lane. “Jewelry is typically given as a token of love,” he says, “and...

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