Solange Azagury-Partridge

Sparkle & Swing

The elegant sway of tassel jewels—a style favored in delicate motifs during the Edwardian era and in more daring iterations as the Twenties roared—has resurfaced in colorfully kinetic new designs that put precious stones in playful motion.  Chanel Fine Jewelry earrings with white gold, diamonds, and black diamonds, $162,000 (800.550.0005, chanel.com) (Continues on next page…) Solange Azagury-Partridge yellow-gold-and-diamond ring, $5,900 (212.879.9100, […]

Bright Lines, Dark Metal

An inventive new aesthetic has permeated fine jewelry design—a penchant for sleek silhouettes defined in dark-finished metals and highlighted with boldly positioned, intriguing stones. These elegantly edgy pieces, which range from intricate, diamond-studded spider earrings to a spiked ruby ring, present even the most precious gemstones in daring, spirited configurations that play on contrasts between darkness […]