Jewelry

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Jewelry designer Katey Brunini’s latest collection, Spirit Animals, features a menagerie of hand-carved, jeweled animal figures that also serve as talismans and symbols of protection. After a recent...
Diamonds are most commonly found in white and variations of white, which make stones colored lime green and bright orange highly coveted collectibles. Jewelry designer Christian Tse seeks out these...
The Bernard K. Passman gallery on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, known for its artistic use of black coral, unveiled a collection of one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and a series of sculptures made of the...
The South Sea pearl company AUTORE transforms the classic gem from the sea into imaginative jewelry creations. Inspired by the Great Barrier Reef, its latest collection brings to life colorful jewel-...
At the sale of actress Ellen Barkin’s jewelry collection last October at Christie’s in New York, the overflow crowd in the auction room barely could keep track of the blistering-paced—and unforeseen—...
Since 1852, India’s Kasliwal family has adorned maharajas as well as European and Middle Eastern royalty with opulent jewels crafted at its Gem Palace of Jaipur. In November, the family-owned company...
Jewelry designer Renee Lewis offers a simple explanation for why she appoints her elaborate designs with only antique diamonds, most of which were cut prior to the invention of the light bulb. “I...
Ten years ago, opal dealer Mark Tremonti heard that an exceedingly rare black opal had been unearthed in Lightning Ridge, the remote mining region in the Australian Outback. He quickly flew to the...
Even a piece as voluptuous as the diamond-covered butterfly brooch that Lina Fanourakis recently sculpted manages to exhibit the understated character that defines her work. The gold from which...
Cartier recently invited Italian designer Ettore Sottsass to comb through the 1,200 watches, clocks, pens, bracelets, rings, and necklaces in its corporate collection and select items that appealed...
“Do you want to see magic?” asks jewelry designer John Hardy as he reaches deep into his pocket and pulls out a vibrant orange rock the size of a large grape. The nearly translucent stone radiates...
During what was supposed to be a routine gem deal in Brazil in 1989, miner Heitor Barbosa emptied the contents of his bag onto the table in front of gem dealer Marcelo Bernardes and spread out about...
Only the cognoscenti are aware that the venerable British crown jeweler Garrard has opened its first American salon—signage is limited to a discreet nameplate on the doorbell at 133 Spring St. in the...
Michelle Ong’s artistic jewelry designs, formerly available only through a private appointment or at auction, can now be found at her recently opened Carnet salon ( carnet@carnetjewellery.com ) in...

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