Sylva & Cie.

Modern Marvels

Traditional diamond jewelry, move over: The latest designs display the age-old stones in ways fresh and sometimes edgy. From ethereal pieces that appear to float on the skin to bold creations that command attention, these of-the-moment masterworks are highlighting the versatility of the world’s most popular gemstone—and earning a place beside their esteemed classical counterparts. […]

FrontRunners April 2015: Lucky Charms

Scarabs—gems cut in the form of beetles—originated in ancient Egypt, where they served as amulets. Now they are reappearing in a variety of colorful new jewelry designs. They include (clockwise from left) a labradorite scarab ring with rubies ($3,750) and an opal scarab ring with orange sapphires and diamonds ($18,600) from Silvia Furmanovich (silviafurmanovich.com; available […]

FrontRunners September 2014: WATCHES & JEWELRY

This Change Is Good Numismatists take note: Coins are not just for collecting anymore; they also can be worn. Ancient or antique coins are being employed by designers as the centerpieces for fanciful rings and necklaces, including the jewelry shown here (clockwise from left): Sylva & Cie. (www.sylvacie.com) star-shaped gold pendant with diamonds and a 15th-century […]