Jewelry

Amsterdam’s Bibi van der Velden may soon have more fans stateside. For Bibi van der Velden, jewelry clearly is much more than just precious metals and gemstones. During her frequent travels, the...
Hoop earrings are everywhere, and Lugano Diamonds has a dazzling collection...
Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos, once active as an expert in foreign affairs, now specializes in gems, and her Mahnaz Collection ( mahnazcollection.com ; available at Barneys New York, barneys .com ) is a...
In his first collection, which debuted last year, Parisian designer Elie Top ( elietop.com ; available at Dover Street Market New York, doverstreetmarket.com) combines old-world artisanship and 3-D...
Forming deep in the Earth, up to 50 miles below the surface, the electric-green peridot often finds its way to the surface by way of volcanic activity. Our passion for the peridot, one of the planet'...
The storied Parisian jewelry house founded in the 1940s by the Russian-born gem dealer Alexandre Reza has opened a salon in the newly renovated Ritz Paris hotel on Place Vendôme. Reza at the Ritz (...
China’s vibrant culture and history inspired each of these jewelry pieces. From animals to abstracts, these designs are fit for an empress, and capture the magnificent country’s enduring spark.
The London-based jeweler Glenn Spiro ( glennspiro.com ) has an audacious sense of style that combines precious gemstones and diamonds with unconventional and sometimes modest artifacts. A buffalo-...
Hailing from Mumbai, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Munich, and beyond, these 10 jewelry designers have won over the world with their tireless imaginations and extraordinary craftsmanship. In...
Awe-inspiring piece from from Lugano Diamonds changes colors before your eyes...
First discovered in 1987 in the eastern Brazilian state of Paraíba, the vibrant green to blue-green Paraíba tourmaline contains copper (distinguishing it from other tourmalines) and is among the...
Known as the purveyor of some of the world’s rarest diamonds, Graff celebrated the opening of its new Place Vendôme store last month by naming an exceptional 105.07-carat D flawless pear-shaped...
Revered Parisian designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, who has designed interiors for the likes of hotels Shangri-La in Paris and the Savoy in London, created enormous wraparound terraces and floor-to-ceiling...
With a deep red color that mirrors fire and evokes passion, the ruby is a powerfully emotive gem. Its name comes from the Latin word “ruber,” meaning red, and in Sanskrit it is referred to as “king...
From sun-soaked days to warm evenings out on the town, these floral-inspired designs are sure to blossom in any setting. They range from perfectly polished to exquisitely edgy. Find your perennial...
In the 6 years since its founding, the Los Angeles–based company Spinelli Kilcollin ( spinellikilcollin.com ) has established a wide circle of friends—fans of designer Yves Spinelli’s jewelry, in...
Summer’s breezy, beautiful jewelry promises to lend a sense of relaxed elegance to any warm-weather outfit. A Me&Ro ebony bangle ($15,000, meandrojewelry.com ), part of a limited-edition series...
Pushing boundaries and breaking rules, these five jewelry designers are drawing fresh inspiration from earthly wonders like fossilized dinosaur bone, woolly mammoth tusks, ancient chain mail,...
Choosing an engagement ring is a challenging task that puts your taste—and knowledge—to the ultimate test. To ease the pressure, we have handpicked the latest unconventional designs to help you steer...
Sotheby’s London could not secure a winning bid for the Lesedi La Rona diamond today. The highest bid for the stone, which is the largest gem-quality rough diamond to be found on Earth in over a...
A dazzling piece of power, the David Yurman Forged Carbon Moto by MV Agusta pairs the intricate art of jewelry and watch design with the precision craftsmanship of a master bike builder. To celebrate...
Even with the high parameters of “4C” (color, clarity, carat, and cut), colorless diamonds cannot compete with their fancy contenders, pink diamonds, which are more rare and therefore valued...
Sapphires, onyx, and diamonds bring sparkle to the playful pack of canines in the Qeelin Wang Collection . Wang wang roughly translates to “woof woof” in Mandarin. Dennis Chan, the Hong Kong–based...
Complication: Fabergé Lady Compliquée Peacock A newcomer to women’s complicated watches, Fabergé has transcended the patronizingly cute timepieces that Swiss brands often build for women. The Lady...
Brand Revival: Suzanne Belperron ​The work of the celebrated French jeweler Suzanne Belperron is on display in a recently opened Fifth Avenue salon that offers vintage pieces as well as newly created...
Materials: Silvia Furmanovich On a recent trip to the Amazon rain forest, Brazilian jewelry designer Silvia Furmanovich encountered craftsmen using Brazilian woods for their marquetry, and it...
Engagement Rings: Nikos Koulis’s Oui Collection The Greek designer Nikos Koulis has brought an art deco edge to his Oui series of engagement rings. Streamlined and in a distinctly modern style, the...
Color: James de Givenchy for Taffin With his series of designs framed in brightly colored ceramic, James de Givenchy has created for his company Taffin what he calls “happy and young” jewelry. The...
Newcomer: Alessandro Sabbatini Once a jewelry designer for Cartier, Alessandro Sabbatini established his own collection, Sabba Paris, 3 years ago, affording him the opportunity to slow down the pace...
Diamonds: Jacob & Co. Diamonds from India’s historic Golconda mines are among the world’s most coveted stones, so it’s clear what makes Jacob & Co.’s 40.05-carat, D-flawless Golconda pendant...

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