Best of the Best 2016: Style | Jewelry: James de Givenchy for Taffin

  • Photo by Lisa Charles Watson, Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
    The pieces shown here illustrate the James de Givenchy's talent for producing striking combinations: a peridot in an electric-blue ceramic ring, white topazes in blue ceramic on a bracelet, and kunzites and Montana sapphires in earrings with white ceramic accents. Photo by Lisa Charles Watson, Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
  • Photo by Tomoko Sakurai
    James de Givenchy for Taffin Photo by Tomoko Sakurai
  • Photo by Lisa Charles Watson, Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
  • Photo by Tomoko Sakurai

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 pieces shown here illustrate the New York–based designer’s talent for producing striking combinations: a peridot in an electric-blue ceramic ring, white topazes in blue ceramic on a bracelet, and kunzites and Montana sapphires in earrings with white ceramic accents. (taffin.com)

By the Numbers

  • 6: Minimum hours required for framing a single stone with ceramic. 
  • 58: Taffin’s jewelry designs made with colored ceramic. 
  • 10: Different ceramic colors.

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