Jewelry

At first glance, Mary Esses ’ gold cuff ($28,000) appears like soft, embroidered lace encircling the wrist, but a closer look and touch reveals a cuff meticulously carved from solid 18-karat gold. It...
Since 1999, when Florentine artist and jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno launched her New York–based fine jewelry company, Ippolita , it has been a top seller at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue...
Faraone Mennella —run by the design duo Roberto Faraone Mennella and Amedeo Scognamiglio—opens its newest jewelry boutique this month in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, where it will showcase a collection...
First-time customers at the Shamballa Jewels ( www.shamballajewels.com ) flagship store in Copenhagen, Denmark, may find it hard to believe that the airy gallery is a retail space at all. According...
Renowned for procuring some of the world’s rarest diamonds, Laurence Graff is now transforming...
Stone & Strand is a new website offering an exceptionally curated selection by 24 fine jewelry designers, from contemporary cameo pieces by Amedeo, whose family has been hand-carving them since...
The historic French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels is revealing some of its unique techniques in jewelry and watchmaking this summer, from July 17 to 31, in a series of hands-on courses at the...
Of the 162 exhibitors at the fourth annual Masterpiece London art and antiques fair, held from June 27 through July 3 at the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, the 23 presenters showing...
Known for its colorful, stylish designs, the Italian jeweler Pomellato has unveiled a striking collection of cool white-agate pieces set in 18-karat rose gold. The new designs are a fresh take on the...
Blue diamonds account for less than one percent of all mined diamonds, and thus a fancy deep-blue one is considered an exceptional discovery—which is why Bonhams’ offering of a 5.30-carat deep-blue...
Brooke Garber Neidich commands attention—not only because she cochairs the Whitney Museum of Amer­ican Art’s board of trustees and cofounded the Child Mind Institute, a nonprofit organization devoted...
When creating its newest jewelry collections, Baccarat looked to an unprecedented source of inspiration: its tableware. For the B Mania and B Lovely lines, which arrive in stores this month, the...
With its sinuous form and exotic markings, the serpent has served as the inspiration for myriad adornments throughout the centuries. Now, with Chinese astrology’s Year of the Snake upon us, top...
In a career spanning more than 60 years, Gilbert Albert has cultivated a global following for his artistic approach to contemporary fine jewelry. That reputation is bound to grow with the opening of...
No one can accuse Lauren Adriana of suffering from an identity crisis: “Being a jeweler is all I’ve ever wanted to do,” the 27-year-old asserts. She has accomplished as much in pretty impressive...
As the Year of the Snake kicks off with Chinese New Year festivities, Bulgari is paying homage to its own glittering snake designs, which span more than 70 years. The Italian luxury house has...
A year filled with dazzling design and ambition from our Best of the Best jewelry designers. Such...
The French jeweler Van Cleef and Arpels has reimagined one of its signature 1970s designs—a wooden bangle with gold plates—in the Croire à la Chance bracelets, whose name means “to believe in luck.”...
When acquiring fine jewelry and gems, it's important to consider some precautionary measures before making a significant purchase. Diamonds, gemstones, and pearls appear in an exceptionally wide...
If you cannot decide what cuff links to wear, Brioni has created a clever concept that delivers six options in one design. The new white-gold cuff links ($3,900) come with six interchangeable mother-...
Every year, De Beers (800.929.0889, www.debeers.com ) unveils fresh design themes that incorporate classic round white diamonds and rough varieties of pink, yellow, and cognac stones. But with its...
The Italian jewelry brand Prediletto, whose name means “favorite,” creates playful jeweled gifts—literally—such as a pink bow ring made up of 170 rubies ($8,600); a ring in the shape of a gift box...
After breaking several sales records at auction last year, colored diamonds might be one of the best investment gifts for Valentine’s Day. The One and Only One, a group of seven U.S. jewelers, is...
Marking the 120th anniversary of when company founder Kokichi Mikimoto began producing cultured pearls, the Mikimoto Regalia collection ( www.mikimoto.com ) incorporates the largest and most...
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