Be Jeweled

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.

look-1a show-stopper of a necklace creates oversized flowers in Italian 18kt. gold and 773 carats of aquamarine, morganite and golden beryl.
Price upon request, from Albarré Jewelry

look-2-copyunderstated 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

look-3-copybrighten 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

look-4-copydainty 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

look-5-copydiamonds 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

look-6-copybold 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


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