FrontRunners: Powerful Pairing

<< Back to Robb Report, December 2004

Twenty years ago, fashion icon and jewelry collector Diane von Furstenberg forged a relationship with the Stern family, a jewelry dynasty in Brazil. That connection recently became the basis for a 45-piece jewelry collection—available exclusively at H. Stern’s Fifth Avenue boutique (800.747.8376)—that reflects von Furstenberg’s style and spirit with chunky, mystical-looking gemstones and discreet talisman charms. The collection’s bold Power Rings are intended to represent the empowerment of modern women, says the designer, who personally favors the oversize, asymmetrical-cut, crystal-and-gold ring. Other standouts include the large Sutra link bracelets and necklaces that are pavéed with diamonds, sapphires, or garnets, and come with attachable love knots. 

Photo by Emanuele Marietti
A fresh wave of jewelry elegantly emulates coastal flora and fauna…
A new jewelry collection reveals African roots with refined designs…
New butterfly designs from some of the world’s most esteemed jewelers take flight for summer…
The founder and designer Cindy Chaplin gives distinctive antiques new life…
FREE PREVIEW: Wallace Chan is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…
Chanel, Mikimoto, Todd Reed, and others reinterpret the classic gem…
The reportedly $2 million Pearl Egg is Fabergé’s first piece in a new series of private commissions…
Photo by Doyle New York
In its 53 years, Doyle has auctioned the estates of Gloria Swanson, Bette Davis, and other film...
The show will spotlight a selection of rare pieces from seven of the world’s top diamond houses…
Photo by Bertrand Moulin
A cloak of secrecy has long kept the jewelry trade hidden from public view...