The holidays may be a distant memory, but gifts of jewelry never go out of style. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching and numerous other occasions to celebrate throughout the year, a girl can dream, can’t she? That sentiment is the inspiration for the following pages of diamonds, gold and scintillating gemstones.
understated and subtly elegant, delicate creations are crafted of oxidized sterling, 18kt. gold and sparkling diamonds. Perfect for collecting and layering.
Armenta bangles in various designs and patterns, $625 to $2,100; Armenta ‘Heraldry’ necklace in midnight sterling with 18kt. gold and diamond accents, $3,375; 18kt. and 22kt. ring by German designer Peter Schmid of Atelier Zobel with platinum accents, rutilated quartz gemstone by Munsteiner, and 26 champagne diamonds, $21,900; all from Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers
brighten your winter with color and sparkle: which of these vibrant stones melts your heart?
Clockwise from top: Margery Hirschey 22kt. recycled gold drop earrings set with boulder opal, kyanite and iolite, $3,725; Vendorafa jade ring of 18kt. gold with foliate design and 20 diamonds, $3,500; both from Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers Victor Velyan fire opal ring in 24kt. and 18kt. gold, $51,000 from Neiman Marcus | Novia by Genovese 14kt. white gold ring with 78 round diamonds, two emerald-cut side diamonds and center 6-carat aquamarine, $8,200 from Genovese Jewelers | Daria deKoning ‘Dagny’ rings to be worn separately or stacked in 18kt. gold and colored gemstones, each $3,525 from Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers | Victor Velyan fire opal bracelet in 24kt. and 18kt. gold, $19,250 from Neiman Marcus | 14 kt. rose gold ring with diamonds, pink sapphires and rubies, $1,980 from Albarré Jewelry
dainty textures capture the imagination with filigree, hammering and moving parts.
Bracelets, from top: Buddha Mama wide cuff with white and brown diamonds in 20kt. gold, $49,600; Buddha Mama cuff with turquoise in 20kt. gold, $34,400; Coomi bracelet in 20kt. gold and diamonds, $24,000; Coomi wild rose tri-part pendant in 20kt. gold and diamonds, $42,000; all from Neiman Marcus
diamonds deliver the sparkle.
Clockwise from top: Novia by Genovese 14kt. gold pendant with round center diamond and 164 round diamonds, $9,000; Hinged 18kt. white gold bracelet with 3.45cttw round diamonds, $8,700; Filigree 14kt. yellow gold ring with 1.12cttw of round diamonds, $3,225; Ring with large center 6.17 carat diamond between two round diamonds with cushion halos and double row shank diamonds, price upon request; 14kt. yellow gold polish and satin multiline design with 1.66cttw of round diamonds, $5,825; Scalloped flower design 18kt. white gold ring with 134 round diamonds and 12 marquise diamonds, $9,650; all from Genovese Jewelers
bold gold makes its own statement in one-of-a-kind estate pieces.
Clockwise, from top left: 18kt. gold sea urchin clip earrings, $1,375, and matching brooch, $950; Free-form brooch of 18kt. gold set with fluorite crystal and three accent diamonds, $2,850; 18kt. gold link bracelet with cabochon citrines, $1,975; all from Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers Estate Collection
Photos: Suzy Gorman
Style Coordination: Emily McGehee