Jewelry

Taiwanese designer Cindy Chao (886.2.2711.7718, www.cindychao.com ) is known to spend more than two years on a single piece, such as the Masterpiece Solstice cuff—a creation of 5,170 diamonds and...
Parisian jeweler Lorenz Bäumer designed Louis Vuitton’s first fine jewelry collection two years ago, but for his own collection this year, he went in a wildly inventive new direction—several of them...
James de Givenchy, designer for Sotheby’s Diamonds (212.894.1400, www.sothebysdiamonds.com ) , fashions avant-?garde jewelry using some of the world’s best diamonds. This year he continues to...
just five years’ time, Leviev (212.763.5300, www.leviev.com ) has earned a reputation as one of the world’s great diamond houses, with spectacular white and fancy colored diamonds set into stylish...
"I always believe that when you have the opportunity to acquire something unique it’s your lucky day, because once it’s gone the opportunity has gone also," says Laurence Graff, founder of Graff, who...
When Harry Winston (800.988.4110, www.harrywinston.com ) unveiled its Court of Jewels exhibit last November in New York, it was reminiscent of the jeweler’s original display bearing the same name...
The Munich-based jeweler Hemmerle (+49.89.24.22.600, www.hemmerle.com ) stands apart for its fearless combinations of exceptional diamonds and gemstones with ordinary metals such as brass and...
t last year’s Biennale des Anti­quaires in Paris, Cartier (800.?227.8437, www.cartier.com ) presented 60 high-style designs featuring flamboyant feather and colorful bird motifs and romantic details...
In 1920, Coco Chanel journeyed to Venice, Italy, where the Oriental design elements in the Doge’s Palace inspired a new Byzantine direction in her own creations, with ornate, colorful pieces that...
Dorfman Jewelers is presenting a collection of 15 rare color diamonds, including blue, pink, yellow, and green, at its store on Newbury Street in Boston on May 11 and 12. The event is designed to...
Nature is an abundant source of inspiration for many jewelry designers, but newcomer Brooke Kanani Sachs takes actual elements from the forest and beach and casts them in 18-karat gold settings with...
American Estate Jewelry has revived the time-honored craft of finely detailed repoussé sterling silver jewelry and accessories in a new 50-piece collection. The jewelry company was established when...
Inspired by her vast collection of contemporary art, which includes pieces by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Julian Schnabel, Geneva-based designer Suzanne Syz creates colorful, bold jewelry...
Over 180 years, the house of Sillam evolved from making swords to crafting fine jewelry. To this proud tradition, fifth-generation family member Henri brings his own, more contemporary vernacular for...
Tamsen Ann Ziff’s jewelry represents a kind of sparkling travelogue—expressions of Ziff’s journeys fashioned from rare and unusual gems, mineral fragments, and assorted artifacts she’s acquired at...
Macao-based Wallace Chan, whose unconventional designs were unveiled in the United States for the first time in fall 2010, has forged new ways of setting large gemstones atop other stones, creating...
For more than 30 years David Yurman has created signature sterling silver and gold jewelry for a loyal following, but in 2010 with the opening of a Madison Avenue flagship store, the designer and his...
Cindy Chao: The Art Jewel produces one-of-a-kind designs that begin with the study of nature, particularly flowers, offered in two collections: her Black Label and White Label. Each collection...
Fiona Druckenmiller opened F.D in October 2010 featuring an array of extraordinary, hard-to-find estate jewelry and watches from Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and more, in addition to collectibles...
Simple yet stylish describes Coralie Duchamp’s first signature jewelry collection featuring a series of diamond and gemstone–studded Love Knots. The designer and her husband, Patrick Duchamp, a...
The French luxury house Van Cleef & Arpels is being recognized for its contributions to the history of jewelry, fashion, and art at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York with an expansive exhibit...
Art and nature collide in the recently launched Ginkgo Collection by David Morris. For the last decade, Jeremy Morris, David’s son, took over as the label’s head of design and has produced many...
British firm Deakin & Francis offers hundreds of cuff links designs to satisfy any businessman’s hobby, sense of humor, or style. While it makes a broad range of classic designs in gold,...
For the past two years, exceptional-quality colored diamonds have been breaking auction records, thus there are great expectations for the rare 24.78-carat fancy intense pink diamond that Sotheby’s...
Brazilian jeweler H. Stern, known for its colorful gemstone pieces, has collaborated with legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer on a collection of jewelry that reflects the artist’s curvaceous...
On October 20, Christie’s will offer the BVLGARI Blue, a 10.95-carat triangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond set alongside a 9.87-carat white diamond in a ring, and it’s likely to make auction...
For nearly a century, the ethereal butterfly has served as a source of inspiration for Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry . With more than 200,000 butterfly varieties in a range of artistic forms and...
Jeweler Kim Kaufman creates elaborate gold lockets and pendants that reference ancient symbols and sacred geometry to create jewelry that is both artistic and meaningful. “In ancient times, people...

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