just five years’ time, Leviev (212.763.5300, www.leviev.com) has earned a reputation as one of the world’s g
James de Givenchy, designer for Sotheby’s Diamonds (212.894.1400, www.sothebysdiamonds.com), fashi
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 th
"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,
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 pi
Taiwanese designer Cindy Chao (886.2.2711.7718, www.cindychao.com) is known to spend more than two years
Anna Hu (212.826.1116, www.anna-hu.com) combines a refined Asian aesthetic with old-world craftsmanship.
Natural color diamonds and rare gemstones have sold at record prices during the past few years on the international auction market proving that they can be an extraordinary treasure for both adorn
The Munich-based jeweler Hemmerle (+184.108.40.206.600, www.hemmerle.com) stands apart for its fearless combi
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.
Leviev used more than 100 fancy colored diamonds and hundreds of colorless diamonds and gemstones to create the five pieces in Leviev’s Five-Year Anniversary Collection
When the Metropolitan Opera was in dire need of funding last year, arts patron Ann Ziff came to the rescue with a $30 million donation—the largest single gift the New York institution ha
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
A Collection of one-of-a-kind costume jewelry pieces created by the late Los Angeles designer Tony Duquette will be made available to the public for the first time this spring.
In the 1930s, Paris was the creative center of the avant-garde, and the Duchess of Windsor certainly captured the spirit of the times with an avant-garde idea of her own: She wanted a fu
Diane von Furstenberg has something to say with Sutras (www.hstern.net), the fashion designer’s latest jewelry colle
Photography by Lisa Charles Watson; Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
American Estate Jewelry has revived the time-honored craft of finely detailed repoussé sterling silver jewelry and accessories in a new 50-piece collection.
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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
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 jewel
Over 180 years, the house of Sillam evolved from making swords to crafting fine jewelry.
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, creatin
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.
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 collectib
Alexandra Mor had been eyeing the stone for weeks: an 85.30-carat, cabochon-cut emerald about the size of a plump strawberry.
The daring jewelry designs from New York’s Deborah Pagani (www.deborahpagani.com) combine Art Deco–style geome
Simple yet stylish describes Coralie Duchamp’s first signature jewelry collection featuring a series of diamond and gemstone–studded Love Knots.