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 […]

FrontRunners: Cutting-Edge Creativity

A technique that combines ceramic with gold to produce surprising flashes of color is showcased in some of these rings from James de Givenchy for Taffin ( Instead of working solely with gemstones and precious metals, de Givenchy prefers to use unconventional methods and materials when crafting his pieces. Examples of his creativity include a […]