Best of the Best: 14 Jaw-Dropping Treasures for Your Jewelry Collection

These 14 extraordinary jewelry innovations will leave you breathless.

Vhernier jewelry

In our annual Best of the Best review, we unearth today’s nine most important jewelry breakthroughs—from colossal Colombian emeralds to ultra-risky gem-setting techniques, totally unexpected materials, incredible vintage finds, and beyond.


Photography by: Hannah Khymych
Photographer’s assistants: JP Herrera and Lea Winkler
Prop stylist: Alex Silva at Bernstein & Andriulli
Model: Ella Darr at Parts Models
Hair and makeup: Ronnie Peterson at Judy Casey
Manicure: Ana Maria Gheorghiu
Booking and production editor: Oona Wally