Jewelry

Alexandra Mor had been eyeing the stone for weeks: an 85.30-carat, cabochon-cut emerald about the size of a plump strawberry. Mor, a jewelry designer in New York, was hesitant to purchase it because...
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...
In the 1830s, Henri J. Sillam’s antecedents achieved renown in Paris for their ability to produce six precision-made swords in a day—a talent that earned them the epithet six lames, or six blades,...
Lasers lend these designs their cutting edge. Parisian jeweler Lorenz Bäumer ( www.lorenzbaumer.com ) is not the first artist whose inspirations sometimes exceed the technical skills of even the most...
Dickson Yewn considers himself to be as much an auteur as an artisan—one who weaves his yarns in metal and stone. "In the Chinese culture, jewelry is given and worn as an amulet that represents luck...
THE GIFT A collection of 13 natural red diamonds—among the rarest gems in the world—and two rings, each featuring one of the red diamonds and almost 15 carats of exceptional-quality white diamonds. A...
With its Louis Vuitton jewelry by Lorenz Bäumer ( www.louisvuitton.com ), the French fashion house has further expanded the use of its logos as design elements. The star and flower insignias now...
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...
While in London for three weeks in the winter of 1940, during World War II, a South American businessman met a British woman and fell in love. So smitten was he that before returning to his homeland...
Fashion trends come and go, but certain jewelry pieces transcend the fads and, year after year, accentuate the wearer’s sense of classic style. This season’s timeless treasures—from long, versatile...
It was like old times in St. Petersburg one weekend last May as some of Cartier’s best clients convened at the Grand Hotel. A century ago, when the Romanovs ruled the country, they might have been...
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...
Under a patch of land in the remote wilderness of Western Australia, geologic conditions produced just the right amount of nitrogen and heat to create pure and exceptionally clear yellow diamonds...
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...
When it opens September 15 at Paris’ celebrated Grand Palais, the 25th Biennale des Antiquaires will feature 80 of the world’s most prestigious art and antiques dealers, whose specialties range from...
For his new fall jewelry collection, Victor Velyan (213.955.5950) employed old-world metallurgy techniques similar to those used in sword making. The Los Angeles–based jeweler hammered and pounded...
"What better way to accessorize a crisp white shirt than with a pair of enchanting cuff links," says Hong Kong jewelry designer Michelle Ong, whose men’s cuff link collection for Carnet ( www...
As the daughter of a sculptor and the granddaughter of an architect, jewelry designer Cindy Chao developed an awareness of the arts at a young age. As she grew older, Chao knew she would pursue an...
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...
In London, Moussaieff is a destination for elaborate diamond and gemstone jewelry, including an exceptional selection of rare colored diamonds. In 2006, the family jeweler opened a second London...
The designer creates colorful jewelry with a whimsical flair such as his pagoda house brooches. But, his favorite pieces are floral designs inspired by blooms from his very own gardens. Signature...
The Duke of Verdura set up shop in New York in 1939 and created jewelry for the socialites and style icons of his era including Babe Paley, the Duchess of Windsor, and Diana Vreeland. Verdura’s...
Legendary jeweler Harry Winston was fascinated by the rarity and beauty of exceptional diamonds, and he spent the better part of his life tracking them down. He established his company as the premier...

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