Infusing Italian heritage with modern, stylistic designs, 1884 Collection incorporates ancient Roman coins into each of its pieces. Each coin dates back over 2,000 years, withstanding the test of time as it beckons its wearer to continue its story. Founded by sixth-generation Roman jeweler Alberto Petochi, 1884 Collection draws on the legendary work of the Petochi family, who first opened a jewelry shop in Rome in 1884. The Petochi family continues their traditions today.
Caroline Gaspard grew up with a love of gemstones—her mother had a diploma in gemology, earned at the age of 61—and was taught the secrets of precious minerals and metals as a young girl in France by a family friend who worked in the diamond trade. She then went on to study the Greek, Roman and Scandinavian mythologies of gemstones. It’s not a surprise than that Gaspard went on to spin her understanding of and love for gemstones into a jewelry brand in 2007. Enter Akillis. Named for the valorous hero Achilles, Gaspard’s creations are a stamp of independence in a world of established norms, giving physical form to Gaspard’s free spirit and will to live life without convention. Her designs—like gold bullets with diamonds and Cleopatra-esque rings, cuffs and pendants—are bold and daring like her personality. Akillis is crafted in its own workshops to ensure quality remains at the highest level.
A jewelry box in Jodhpur sparked London-based author, curator and designer Alice Cicolini’s imagination to envision a jewelry line that helps ensure the survival of ancient craft traditions. Inspired by everything from the architecture and patterns of the Silk Route to the Memphis design movement, she works with Indian masters to pair meenakari (the art of decorating with enamel) with materials such as ebony, gemstones and gold.
Alina Abegg’s debut collection is deeply inspired by the mystery of our universe combined with playful 90’s aesthetics. GIA and Instituto Marangoni alumni Alina combines geometric shapes, multi-colored precious and semi-precious gemstones and pearls to create her galactic pieces. The collection is a youthful ode to the planetary system and enchantments of the worlds beyond ours. Each piece is handmade with 18-karat gold in Alina’s German workshop; representing her roots as well as the country’s fine craftsmanship.
Founded in 1978 by two fine history graduates and longtime friends, Rajiv Arora and Rajesh Ajmera, Amrapali Jewels is a global, luxury jewelry brand based in Jaipur, India. Inspired by the rich culture and heritage of India, Amrapali jewelry delicately balances traditional Indian artisanal design elements with distinctly modern traits. The brand maintains a steady commitment to handcrafted quality and refined attention to detail, adding surprising layers of texture to already exquisite designs. A staple of Hollywood and Bollywood red carpets, Amrapali Jaipur has found the perfect way to celebrate the rich Indian culture with eye-catching elements that dazzle. Featuring bold gemstones and the finest diamonds, each piece is one-of-a-kind, making Amrapali Jaipur pieces uniquely recognizable.
Combining her understanding of sensuality with her exploration of the relationship between organic and architectural lines, Ana-Katarina transitioned into jewelry with ease. The NYC based designer works with ethically sourced precious materials, creating wearable art that speaks to the beauty in the exotic and the every day. This duality is inherent in femininity, a key motivator for Ana-Katarina as she raises three daughters. A strong passion for social consciousness is present in each piece. As a member of Ethical Metalsmiths and AGTA (American Gem Trade Association), she passionately supports ethical and sustainable practices in the making of her collections. For the wearer, these striking, sensual accessories transcend the category of fine jewelry; they become stunning personal signatures.
Alena Anfray creates pieces she refers to as “laid-back luxury”. The deliberate repetition of her last name for the company is an expression of her whole design philosophy. Inspired by duality, she infuses the collection with this concept. The “Inseparable” rings particularly reflect this with their two kinetic overlapping parts. Anfray gently plays with traditional fine jewelry codes while embracing contrasts. Handcrafted in France, the brand only uses responsibly sourced gold and silver as well as conflict-free stone. ANFRAY & ANFRAY’s jewelry conveys an implicit beauty, one that is subtle but powerful.
Anissa is that rare combination of analytical mind fused with creative soul. Raised in Paris by strict parents, she earned a degree in engineering, but always had the dream to create jewelry. Her rebellious and independent spirit bubbled to the surface and she escaped to pursue jewelry design in London. In her creations, poetry, elegance and sensuality meet geometry, construction and empowerment. Lamps transform to earrings, paintings to textures and sculptures to neckpieces. Provocative, confrontational and irresistible, Anissa’s pieces break convention in original and eclectic compositions that are nothing short of breathtaking, yet radiate kick-ass attitude.
All too often the jewelry we wear every day is treated as an afterthought when in fact it is precisely those pieces that deserve the most consideration—they become a second skin and part of our identity. Atelier Bund believes in creating simple, easy to wear pieces with the integrity of craftsmanship and attention to detail that is deserving of being worn every day.
An award winning Italian designer, Bea Bongiasca devises distinct and individual jewelry for the fashion forward woman. She always had a fascination with East Asia and traveled there to soak up the culture, her personal experiences informing her visual language. Combining her passion for pop culture and western flair, she incorporates all these inspirations for a powerful impact. More than jewelry, her creations are an art form. Bea works out of her studio in Milan conceiving pieces that possess a magical influence through their form and symbolism.
Like its name, Bee Goddess takes inspiration from the fertility, creativity and loving compassion from the Bee Goddess. She is the mother of all Goddesses from Catalhoyuk, the first settlement of the world dating back to 7500 BC. In each collection, Ece Sirin brings together mythological symbols from around the world and across the centuries. Every piece is infused with archetypal meaning and evokes powers, such as eternal love, wisdom, compassion, happiness and prosperity. Bee Goddess jewelry is not only enchanting and magical but also brings out both inner and outer beauty.
With the goal of dismantling the “pleasure taboo,” sexual anthropologist, author, and designer Betony Vernon set out to create jewelry that is both beautiful and functional. Set on empowering men and women to embrace their sexuality and share greater pleasure, Vernon has embraced the medium of jewelry as a means of self-expression. This bold movement to educate others on the power of sex has evolved into an initiative to improve self-esteem, health, and wellbeing, especially in the area of body acceptance. Far beyond a simple expression of sexuality, Vernon’s work seeks to improve the lives of others. Featuring precious metals and stones manipulated into pieces that enhance the sexual experience, through function or aesthetics, each collection is daring, provocative, and boundary defying.
Inspired by the art of jewelry, Cosima Bucarelli changed the course of her career to study goldsmithing from top artisans in Rome and Bangkok. After soaking up their knowledge, she embarked on a jewelry journey all her own. Called BUC, her collection possesses a mystical quality. She channels the dreamy surreal world of the cosmos into her pieces. Using precious metals, gems, pearls and enamels, her jewelry is handcrafted in the same workshops as her mentors. From chakras to protective evil eyes and other fascinating creations of the infinite, her jewelry is as transformative as it is enchanting.
Buddha Mama is handmade jewelry influenced by Buddhism and Eastern traditions. The collection is rooted in the philosophy of contribution. Looking for a way to raise funds for her local Buddhist Center, founder Nancy Badia began making and selling bracelets at her kitchen table in order to contribute profits from their sale. Many years and collections later, the company has evolved into an exquisite fine jewelry line. Working with one of her daughters, jewelry designer Dakota Badia, Buddha Mama continues to expand its designs. Close friends and family help run the company, making the business feel more like a family gathering. Buddha Mama continues to give back proceeds from sales to Tibet House and Kristi House, and will continue to assist those in need as opportunities arise.
Although Carole Le Bris Perez is married to renowned artist Enoc Perez, she’s involved in another abiding love affair… with New York City. Her sculptural approach to jewellery, exhibited by irregular shapes, such as her brand signature off-kilter crown motif, recurring theme of lopsided stars, pave diamond settings placed in unexpected formations and iconic Pop artists possess New York’s possibility and magic. Blessed with a charmed head, heart and hands, Carole Le Bris Perez’s magnificent pieces are instantly recognizable yet completely diverse—the work of a master.
A Brazilian, Carol Kauffmann energizes her jewelry with her passionate and seductive spirit. Her love of contemporary art, history and modern technologies shape her perspective, resulting in pieces that are alive with color and expression. Using 18-karat gold along with a rainbow of different precious stones, Kauffmann’s avant-garde designs draw you in with their personality, style and undeniable sophistication. They are accessories that make a statement and enhance your beautiful essence.
Castro became fascinated by jewelry when working for a jeweler selling his jewelry on the streets of SOHO. Inspired to try his hand at the craft, he began making his own pieces. Influenced by his shamanistic dreams of animals and their skulls, the outer universe and medieval details, his designs contain animation and charm combined with an Old World, West African feel. Each 3D piece is made from found, common and uncommon objects and materials. His goal is for his jewelry to gain attention—and foremost communicate a story.
After working as a flower and interior designer, Keiko Ishikawa followed her heart into jewelry. A self-taught artist, she’s influenced by her former professions in her use of flowers and balanced design. Each piece reflects her theme of “creation with joy”. She crafts bangles, necklaces and rings inset with precious stones. Her elegant clusters draw you in to a charming world of equilibrium and tranquility. Delicate by design, they still make a strong statement of grace and culture.
Colette Steckel’s French-Mexican background, with roots in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, and extensive world travels inform her fine jewelry collection, designed to be wearable works of art for every occasion. Launched in 1995, her namesake collection encompassed many of the traits her jewelry still embraces today: completely timeless yet on the edge of contemporary fashion. Steckel’s multi-talents show through each piece—she’s a trained gemologist and a certified graphic designer—and creates stunning earrings, bracelets and pendants that are feminine, eye-catching and edgy all in one go. With a flagship boutique at the prestigious Park Plaza in Mexico City and a retail store and showroom in Los Angeles, Colette infuses her collections with a deep sense of and passion for wanderlust. Her celebrity following includes Madonna, Rihanna, Adriana Lima, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba and many more.
Based in London and founded by brother and sister team Mark and Anna Jewsbury, Completed Works realizes collections around a political or cultural observation. Themes such as societal collapse, faded civilizations and historical shifts take form in various pieces, such as rings, pendants, necklaces and cuffs. They incorporate the past while celebrating the present and looking to the future. For example, Doric columns are juxtaposed against marble encircled with diamonds and set in 18-karat gold. A fascinating contrast between high quality materials and purist elements, the jewelry is avant-garde, innovative and exquisitely beautiful.
A successful combination of style and personality, design and passion for exclusive and distinctive jewels. Stylist Dada Arrigoni’s biography and the history of the Brand, founded in Italy in 1985, are the manifestation of authentic passion for Jewelry and Fashion, merged in the designer’s capability to create recognizable collections of unique shapes: universal appeal, out of traditional formality, expression of timeless style. The Brand Dada Arrigoni is nowadays established at international level, its creations are available in the best jewelleries and concept stores. The commitment to a continuous stylistic and technological research blends with the finest craftmanship, all rigously Made in Italy. The company meticulously manages and follows every step of the jewel realization: conception, production, distribution and customer care.
Founded by third generation jewelry designer Dana Gordon, Dana Rebecca Designs creates handcrafted, sophisticated pieces that are elegant and understated. The jewelry reflects Gordon’s personal style, world travels and especially the special women in her life. Naming each collection after these powerful women, she uses 14-karat gold and showcases bold, vibrant stones as unique as the women who inspire her. Dana Rebecca Designs jewelry is timeless, classic and functional, not only perfect for everyday wear but also for special occasions.
Diane Kordas started her career in fashion design and you can see how it influenced her jewelry. Simple designs with an air of modern glamour and opulence are her hallmark. Intricately crafted, the collection uses black, white and colored diamonds, along with sapphires and other semi-precious stones, all set in 18-karat gold. Diane Kordas Designs possesses elegance, style and panache. As Kordas says, “I believe jewelry should be both casual and classic – but above all timeless.”
The mastermind behind Eden Presley, Gwen Myers creates eye-catching jewelry both distinctive and sophisticated. The collection reflects her love of color and unsurpassed talent in putting together a mesmerizing combination of precious and semi-precious stones. The dynamic pieces pop with vitality and excitement. Set in 14-karat gold, they combine traditional techniques with original modern design for a timeless look that is pure elegance.
Emily Faith, the designer behind EF Collection, uses minimalism and delicacy in her jewelry for powerful impact. While each piece holds its own in understated glamor and elegance, the designs mix, match, layer and stack for stunning combinations of elegance. Emily gravitates towards 14-karat golds handset with diamonds and precious stones, putting her own twist on architectural, geometric and classic forms that straddle contemporary and perennial design. Inspired by everything from art and fashion to travel, nature and friends, she imbues all her pieces with the divine.
Born in Stockholm, designer Efva Attling made her first piece of jewelry when she was just eleven years old. After a successful, twelve-year stint as a model, Attling started a band called The X Models, whose ballad “Two of Us” was a smash hit. While continuing to write, sing, and release records, Attling got back to her creative roots and began to design clothes. In 1996, Attling went back to where it all began and once again began to work with precious metals and stones. It wasn’t long before Attling honed in on a unique way to blend her passions, creating what she calls “Beauty with a Thought.” Often playing with words and symbols, Attling’s pieces are recognizably hers.
Born on the charming island of Hydra, Greece, Elena Votsi finds inspiration in her historic homeland. Romantic and modern, her handmade pieces evoke elegance and sophistication. She lightheartedly refers to her jewelry as “toys”, which are reflections of her love, passion and the universe. Sharp, simple lines and geometric shapes are a hallmark of Votsi’s style. Believing gold is a symbol of power and beauty, she crafts all her jewelry from this precious metal. Her work made modern history when she was asked to redesign the Olympic medals for the 2004 games in Athens.
In designing her jewelry, Elizabeth Buenaventura takes her name very seriously. Translated from Spanish, “Buenaventura” means “good adventure”, and each piece channels this notion. She creates earrings, necklaces and rings meant to be stacked, mixed and matched so the wearer can experiment and play, expressing her individuality and changing moods. Inspired by nature and travel, Buenaventura infuses her jewelry with themes of love, devotion, friendship and joy. She only sources the highest quality eco-friendly materials, including 14-karat recycled gold, along with ethically obtained precious stones, such as colored diamonds, sapphires, rubies and opals. The collection ignites the adventure, creativity and harmony in us all.
Co-founded by husband and wife team, Murat and Beth Bugdaycay, the company Foundrae got its name from their love of “found" objects combined with “Rae”, in tribute to Beth’s grandmother, Virginia Ray, who is a traditional American craftsperson. The underpinnings of the collection rest on strength, wholeness, dreams, karma and protection. Designs find the balance between the classic and the unexpected, referencing old world craftsmanship and distinguished by bold use of color. Inspired by women’s past stories and their upcoming next chapter, the brand incorporates spiritual and mystical symbols, resulting in a highly personal collection charged with energy and style meant to empower and share.
Recognized as a talent early on, Villa developed collections for such heavy hitters as Bulgari and Tiffany. A desire to express her own aesthetic sensibility led her to found her own company in her native Italy. Through her love of travel, she gathers faces, images and flavors that infuse her work with soul. Her jewelry creations unite objects found on her travels with precious materials, bringing two different worlds together in an unexpected and glorious whole. A unique and unrepeatable process, Villa limits her editions to 24, so once they’re gone the experience won’t ever be available again.
One of the fine jewelry industry’s premiere showrooms, MUSE provides a platform for exciting emerging and established talent. MUSE has exclusively partnered with Gemfields, the world’s leading producer of responsibly sourced gemstones, to showcase such talented designers as Elena Votsi, Michelle Fantaci, Nikos Koulis and Silvia Furmanovich. Each designer produces a selection of pieces reminiscent of existing signature pieces or collections that incorporate Gemfields’ precious Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies, while also highlighting the social and environmental mission of Gemfields. Gemfields X Muse offers a unique capsule collection of the hottest jewelry designers expressing their unique point of view with chic, must-have pieces made in an eco-friendly manner.
Andrew Gold Neilson, the designer behind Gold Nielson, comes to jewelry with an uncommon background, making his pieces distinctive and special. Formerly a Chemical Engineer, he studied the complexity of liquid and material flows with a particular interest in patterns that evolve when metal enters into water. Applying this technique, he creates captivating organic, beaded forms using platinum, stainless steel, and yellow and white gold, hand setting them with white and colored diamonds. They convey a beautiful moment frozen in time. He also weaves metals into fantastical statement pieces. Unusual, chic and supremely elegant.
A jewelry enthusiast, Houston, Texas native Halleh Amiralai got inspired to craft designs with a modern fashion forward elegance. She traveled to India to learn centuries old techniques from top-level artisans, in particular those working with gold. The history of accessorizing goes back 5,000 years in India, when women began to adorn themselves with precious metals and gems. Considered an art form, jewelry plays an important part in the lives of all Indian women, representing security and prestige. After completing her studies, Halleh came back to the United States to launch her eponymous line, making handmade pieces in 18-karat gold and incorporating gems such as diamonds, sapphires, lapis, Persian turquoise and emeralds. Luxurious, sophisticated and with just the right amount of seasoning to elevate any outfit for any situation.
Harry Kotlar is known for impeccably cut diamonds and hand-crafted, heritage jewelry. Established in 1948 as a diamond specialist, Harry Kotlar developed and perfected his signature Kotlar Cushion—a proprietary cut of diamond modeled after the antique cut favored by 19th century royalty and adapted to maximize its brilliance. Each Harry Kotlar piece is made by a team of master artisans who have dedicated their life’s work to the passion of jewelry-making and bears a unique identification number to ensure the piece’s authenticity will stand the test of time.
Born of an admiration for the world around and the inherent sensuality of nature, Heting is a brand synonymous with artful representations of the often ignored. Never cartoonish, but always bright and bold, Heting pieces seek to celebrate the vibrant color and kinetic energy born of Mother Nature. Marrying impeccable design and unparalleled craftsmanship, Heting’s unique creations convey a vibrancy often reserved for life itself. By playing with texture and mixing precious metals with bright precious stones, the designer achieves life-like qualities in each piece. Inspired by fairytales and fables, each Heting series explores and unveils a magical universe rich with soulful celebrations of terrestrial beauty.
Hueb is one of the few premium jewelry brands with a flagship on Madison Avenue that is founded and built by a matriarch. As a result, the brand’s understanding of what women want to wear is like an unspoken pact that is woven into the fabric of each design. Hueb’s aesthetic reflects its Brazilian heritage—it is unabashed yet refined, precious yet infinitely wearable—in other words, impeccably crafted luxury designed to be worn every day.
Launching her eponymous line in 1996, Greek jewelry designer Ileana Makri quickly became a favorite of both high-end boutiques and celebrities. Both her fine jewelry and IAM fashion jewelry collections are uncompromisingly contemporary and simultaneously timeless. Celebrating undertones of mystical and figurative symbolism and incorporating icons as a source of protection, these gold and gold-plated designs are both meaningful and effortlessly beautiful.
Launching her eponymous line in 1996, Greek jewelry designer Ileana Makri quickly became a favorite of both high-end boutiques and celebrities. Both her fine jewelry and IAM fashion jewelry collections are uncompromisingly contemporary and simultaneously timeless. Celebrating undertones of mystical and figurative symbolism and incorporating icons as a source of protection, these gold and gold-plated designs are both meaningful and effortlessly beautiful.
British Designer, Imogen Belfield’s work screams primal beauty. She creates fluid forms using precious 18k white, rose and yellow gold and melds it with diamonds, raw gemstones and unexpected chunks of porcelain to convey the gladiatorial, Amazonian and tribal inspirations behind each of her collections. Belfield’s unrestrained, primal-luxe aesthetic is what makes her pieces unique. They are bold, rebellious and unapologetically confident—the perfect armor for an urban, warrior princess.
Jacqueline Cullen specializes in Whitby jet jewelry. A prehistoric black fossil 180 million years old, it got its reputation as jewelry for mourning, becoming popular when Queen Victoria wore it after Prince Albert passed. Now mined out, Whitby jet is very rare. Cullen obtains bits of the fossil and uses processes and formats to celebrate the inherent flaws and inclusions, revealing its natural loveliness and removing the connotations of death and grief. Cullen is drawn to dramatic acts of nature, such as a placid sky ripped open by a slash of lightening, a volcano spewing lava or a cliff edge jagged from erosion. She believes acts of immense destruction can create beauty. Within her collection she achieves a luxurious cascade of Whitby jet jewelry shining with textured gold, glittering with diamonds and spreading joy.
Visionary Jade Jagger began her career as a fine artist before applying her colorful, bohemian aesthetic to fine jewelry. Baroque carved gemstones, constellations of diamonds, pavé disco balls and precious metal skulls are just a few motifs that reoccur throughout Jagger’s unique collections. Dividing her time between London and India, she takes inspiration from traditional Indian materials and reworks them for the contemporary customer.
Founded by designer Jane Taylor, the eponymous brand encompasses the spirit of Taylor, an on-the-go woman. The jewelry is fun, elegant and created to be worn every day. In fact, the “totally everyday” concept defines the company. Bright and lively, the jewelry incorporates vibrant stones that give off a positive energy. As Taylor’s daughter and business partner, Cleo says, “We want our customers to feel like their best versions of themselves when wearing our creations, and to wear them often!” Subscribing to family, form and function as their motto, the collections are dedicated to sharing love, beautiful design and heirloom quality craftsmanship.
Jennifer Dawes Design creates gorgeous pieces of simple yet striking construction. It’s the choice of materials along with the shapes and forms that makes them both memorable and magical. One of the first to dedicate her company to “green” production, she uses recycled metals from unused jewelry with ethically mined or recycled stones. She’s the go-to jeweler for conscientious, thoughtful people making a difference in the world. Dawes love for the architecture and culture of ancient civilizations influences her design. With each piece that leaves the studio, the artisans combine this fascinating aesthetic with modern design for an unforgettable experience every time you put it on.
Born in Melbourne, Australia, Katherine Jetter exhibited her creativity early on when she received the top International Baccalaureate Art Prize for the Northern Hemisphere in 2001. Her parents were so proud they gave her a lovely, petite Australian opal as a gift, for which Jetter created the setting. Although she now resides in New Mexico, Jetter retains a special affection for the stone of her homeland. Inspired by the fiery opal as well as the expansive vistas of her new home, she combines opals and other precious stones with 18-karat gold into extraordinary pieces that are refined and sophisticated, yet make a beautiful statement.
Established by real life couple Nuttapon (Kenny) & Shar-linn, Kavant & Sharart weaves the opposing styles of each into a magnificent new genre. While Kenny leans towards an avant-garde, organic style, Shar-linn has a fascination with the Art Deco period and Oriental arts. Their contrast in design inspirations flows into a natural juxtaposition of geometric lines and subtle curves. The two are very hands-on, handling each jewel and working closely with the in-house workshops of local Thai artisans, including setters, jewelers, engravers, polishers and lapidaries. For the individualistic woman who sees her jewelry as an extension of herself, Kavant & Sharart offers the opportunity of discovery.
Before turning to jewelry, Sukamto honed her design prowess and knowledge as a fashion stylist in London and New York City. Her multinational upbringing including Indonesian, French, Filipino, and Chinese heritage inspire her aesthetic. Sukamto finds beauty in the imperfect, and her work reflects this philosophy. She gravitates towards colorful gems, especially the glorious emerald, as it is close to her heart. Her father gave it to her mother when they were dating, and now she wears it on a necklace. Additionally, the emerald, a soft gem, has imperfections in even the finest stones. Sukamto only uses the highest quality materials and natural gemstones, including Australian opals, Tahitian pearls and Thai sapphires and rubies. Uncommon and elegant, Sukamto pieces radiate glamour with cosmopolitan spice.
Kristin Hanson knew she wanted to make the world a little more beautiful with her designs since she was a young child. This passion only grew with time, driving her to study classical European jewelry for more than six years. Having studied in Colorado under legendary master goldsmith Harold O’Connor, Hanson later traveled to Florence, Italy to study with goldsmith Giampaulo Babbetto. Upon returning to New York once she completed her studies, Hanson’s passion for architecture and luxury were at an all-time high, breathing new life into her already celebrated designs. Since launching her brand, Hanson has explored femininity using precious metals and stones in exciting new ways. By combining contemporary designs with classical European goldsmith techniques, Hanson achieves innovative aesthetics that accentuate the natural beauty of the materials she uses. Her latest achievement, the Platinum Fashion Innovation Award at JCK in Las Vegas is just one of many achievements by this world-renowned designer.
Inspired by the romance of India’s Ancient mysteries, Legend Amrapali creates classic, sophisticated pieces in simple silhouettes. Having travelled extensively for forty years to discover traditional tribal designs, the team behind Legend Amrapali is uniquely qualified to build a collection so heavily steeped in culture. Each piece is handcrafted using techniques popularized thousands of years ago, adding a delightfully historic element to every creation. Seamlessly blending elements of tribal art, fine detail, and beauty, Legend Amrapali pieces are undeniably wearable with an effortless elegance that epitomizes the brand.
Inspired by images of fists clutching pencils in protest, this one of a kind collection adds a luxe twist to the world’s best-known symbol of expression. Handcrafted for both men and women, the L’Expression Collection features 18k gold and precious stones manipulated into symbolic pieces rich with meaning. Exclusive as it is exquisite, this boutique brand Seamlessly blends luxury and activism, remaining steadfast in its commitment to urge self-discovery through expression. A portion of all L’Expression sales are donated directly to Pencils of Promise, a humanitarian organization dedicated to the cause of providing education for all.
In the name of founder Lisa Jackson’s company, the major theme is revealed. Jackson adores the cross and much of her jewelry plays with different ways of expressing the powerful symbol. In addition, she makes earrings, rings and necklaces. Streamlined and fashion-driven, her designs are elegant and sophisticated, drawing you in slowly. Pieces are crafted in rose, white and yellow gold and highlighted with white diamonds, pearls and other precious stones. Her minimalist style makes a bold, feminine statement.
A British luxury jewelry concept created by Sheherazade Goldsmith and Laura Bailey, Loquet London utilizes gold-framed crystal lockets designed to be opened and personalized with collectible charms and birthstones. From a lucky horseshoe to a shooting star, each “Loquet” is a unique and bespoke gift that allows the wearer to create her story and carry it close to her heart.
A self-taught jeweler and metalsmith, Lori McLean honed her craft making enamels that became known for their vivid layered planes of color against a backdrop of sterling silver. Seeking to elevate her skill, she began studying stone setting with a Japanese master metalsmith in his Chelsea Studio and also earned a Graduate Certificate in Diamond Grading at the Gemological Institute of America. She found herself drawn to vintage stones and now had the expertise to source the perfect ones for her new collection. Inspired by vintage jewelry, McLean’s pieces are reminiscent of 18th and 19th century American and British design while staying true to McLean’s trademark of unique, wearable settings and finishes.
Vladamir Markin designs jewelry that is nothing short of breathtaking. Giving motion to an otherwise static art form, he transforms jewelry into poetry. His high-tech kinetic pieces create an unceasing wonder for their craftsmanship and beauty. They take life in THE LAB, where precise mechanisms are built and animate with a touch. Using materials such as gold, diamonds, colored precious stones and ebony, he creates surprises that are sheerly irresistible.
Bridges, hardware and jewelry are just three of the obsessions that aligned to inspire Marla Aaron. The New York-based designer began her collection with a single lock, evolving it into range of designs that can be worn in an infinite number of ways to enhance personal collections with individuality. While streamlined and with an industrial aesthetic, her creations are rooted in the personal and emotional jewelry of the Victorian and Georgian eras. Pieces that make a statement, Aaron's are both contemporary and traditional.
Maral Artinian, the designer behind MARLI, is the daughter of an Armenian retail jeweler and diamond wholesaler. With jewelry in her DNA, she first worked in sales, traveling three continents. However, Maral was ultimately a creative soul and gravitated towards design. In her playful and innovative pieces she empowers women to express their uniqueness with contemporary, distinctive jewels rooted in minimalism and sophistication. Inspired by travel, architecture and fashion, Maral now lives in New York City, where she is energized by the excitement and enthusiasm of the fashion capital of the world.
Jesse Marlo Lazowski is a curious traveler. It was her bohemian wanderlust that inspired her fine jewelry brand, Marlo Laz, founded in 2014. That and her love of finding hidden treasures, like the heirloom pink ruby and diamond bow brooch she was gifted by her grandmother when she was 13 along with the antique jewelry with which her aunt, a dealer, worked. After studying in Switzerland and Paris, she began designing and overseeing the production of her first jewelry collection in Jaipur and then went on to study gems in New York City. Specs of her travels can be found in her jewelry—especially amidst her new La Trouvaille collection, designed for the spiritually minded—like colors of Mexico and textures from the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul mixed with symbols of prosperity and protection. The New York City-based jewelry brand reawakens curiosity and the passion for seeking out undiscovered keepsakes.
Born to a seamstress in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Matthew “Mateo” Harris moved to the United States to study when he was 16. The Big Apple stole his heart and unlocked his passion for the art of jewelry and fashion design. Inspired by his adopted city, and architects and artists such as Normand Foster and Grace Jones, Mateo also draws upon childhood memories in Jamaica. But, he credits his mother as his true muse. His jewelry presents a minimalistic, modern aesthetic with lines and structural forms that dance together with purity and precision. Sleek, never simple, and always visually arresting.
Throughout designer Melissa Kaye’s collection runs an aesthetic of sophisticated luxury, highlighted by subtle and unexpected details. The New York-based talent utilizes geometric and natural patterns to make each style in 18-karat gold with diamonds and other precious stones. Chic and current yet with a timeless appeal, every Melissa Kaye design can be worn on its own as well as layered with other favorites.
Based in Dubai, NC Rocks was founded by Nadine Hammoud and Cherine Altobaishi. Their jewelry is a multi-generational story beginning with a grandmother’s fascination with adornment passing down to daughter and granddaughter. A true collaboration of both Hammoud and Altobaishi’s globe spanning experiences, each piece contains a story too. Their creations recall artists such as Al Held, Picasso and Kandisky, while also honoring the stylized ornamentation of Art Deco, fashion of the 30-50’s and the vibe of the 70’s. Working with 18-karat gold, precious gemstones, diamonds and vibrant enamels, they distill their eclectic inspirations into minimalist motifs designed to make a statement. Your statement. Because the story continues with you.
Breakout star, Neha Dani, is part of a movement to revive the splendor of jewelry through handmade techniques. Impeccable craftsmanship is evident in her exploration of detail. Starting with a hand-sculpted wax model, each one-of-a-kind piece is fabricated in 18-karat gold and every gem is painstakingly selected by the designer.
The visual magnificence of Dani’s pieces lie in their abstractness from afar which morph into organic botanical shapes as they come into focus. Dani’s sculptural forms interact with the imaginations of both wearer and admirer to become part of an intimate dialogue. Dani’s aesthetic is at once ultra-feminine yet modern; her continued study of design, natural forms and technique makes her stand out as a designer to collect.
Paige Novick subscribes to author Anais Nin’s proclamation, “The ordinary life does not interest me.” Her jewelry, therefore, reflects her desire to be extraordinary. Designed with a minimalist aesthetic, her pieces possess a sophistication that’s both playful and unexpected, while bridging the gap between timeless and modern. With her jewelry, she strives to inspire a life of beauty, empowerment and spontaneity. Novick believes today’s woman transcends labels and that’s why she creates accessories that do too.
Rina Limor has a passion for beauty, color and one-of-a-kind objects. She finds inspiration through frequent trips to Italy, where she soaks in the sensual glamour of the Italian culture. Using rare and captivating stones she creates jewelry that is so irresistible it turns women into collectors. Contemporary and at the same time timeless, her pieces represent the enjoyment of life’s pleasures, known as “La Dolce Vita – The Good Life”, a carefree lifestyle made famous by Fellini’s film of the same name that celebrated living life to the fullest.
Founded by husband and wife design team Christopher Roule and Laurin Lucaire, Roule & Company has taken jewelry industry on a bold excursion into the future. Each Roule & Company piece effortlessly combines linear simplicity and kinetic movement, creating an almost ethereal look and feel. The use of emeralds, rubies, sapphires, diamonds, and more add surprising dimension to the pieces, which tend to come to life when worn. The trademark wireform technique used to create the designers’ signature latticework has been perfected in recent years. Combining Mr. Roule’s mastery of geometric shapes with Ms. Lucaire’s bold, yet feminine sensibility, Roule & Company’s pieces are strong, modern, and highly collectable.
A fashion and fine jewelry line founded by Rachel Shaw, Ruifier explores different aspects of Rachel’s inspiration: from her love of graphic urban and natural shapes experienced in her worldwide travels to the expressive faces of her loved ones, particularly her dog, Taiki. The name Ruifier is derived from the old English word ‘Reify’, meaning to create a tangible object from an abstract idea. From the transition of inspiration to reality, each Ruifier piece tells a story with Rachel’s masterful craftsmanship, attention to detail and choice of conflict-free stones. She designs pieces that can be adapted, interlocked and worn in different ways for a unique composition, turning each wearer into their own storyteller.
Founded by Lilya Areifulina, the Moscow-based Runa gets its name from an ancient alphabet whose elements were the key to unlocking profound meaning and personal codes. Like the runes the name references, Areifulina creates jewelry filled with a zest and appreciation of history for those who value individualism. Her accessories fill the wearer with energy and become talismans. Areifulina references traveling, cinema, architecture and art, along with legends and heritage, to give life to her jewelry. Applying cutting-edge craftsmanship with avant-garde design, she makes pieces—many of them one-of-a-kind—that are sophisticated with a playful edge.
Ornate details and Medieval relics make their mark in the work of fine jeweler Sabine Getty. Crafted in a Florentine atelier, each piece in her Sabine G line draws from both Easter and Western cultures, a rich mix that reflects her dazzling world. Utilizing materials such as antiqued rose gold, diamonds and rubies, her enchanting pieces pop with color and interesting shapes, adding fun and sophistication to any wardrobe.
Incorporating clean lines, architectural forms and simplified shapes, the work of New York-based Selin Kent has a refined and modern aesthetic combined with an infectious playfulness. Influenced by the cities she has lived in—including Vienna, Paris, Istanbul and New York—the Turkish designer achieves elegance and balance in design through a careful study of geometry and proportion. These understated yet striking staples are crafted from responsibly sourced precious metal and stones, ensuring a commitment to the highest quality of craftsmanship as well as minimal environmental impact.
Shay jewelry is a collaboration between Los Angeles-based mother and daughter team Ladan and Tania Shayan. Handmade using diamonds and precious gemstones set in 18-karat gold and platinum, the pieces are inspired by cutting-edge fashion, international travel and Southern California laidback elegance. They are characterized by an edgy approach to geometry, delicate creations with high impact and modernized Victorian history and Art Deco designs. Shay concepts their collection as a jewelry wardrobe, meant to be stacked, layered and mixed-and-matched to suit any occasion. What makes Shay stand out is its perspective from two generations coalescing into an exceptional vision appropriate for every woman.
A multi-talented artist, Ann Spence discovered her gifts when she was a child making necklaces and jewelry. As an adult she took a detour into other artistic pursuits, such as writing and painting portraits of children. Yet, she continued crafting jewelry as a hobby. Increasing demand for her jewelry led her to found She Bee in 2011. Her pieces, influenced by her love of folk art and classic shapes, burst with color and give a sense of play when accessorizing. She uses rainbow sapphires and colored topaz set on foil in sterling silver with 14-karat gold and rhodium accents, resulting in dramatic accessories of distinction.
Born to a goldsmith who set up his atelier in their home, Brazilian designer Silvia Furmanovich has jewelry in her blood. It’s no surprise she counts gold as one of her inspirations, combining it with materials such as ivory, coral, turquoise, woods and precious stones, in original and surprising designs. Singular, sophisticated and truly divine, her work is supremely elegant yet pops with personality. Each piece tells a fragment of Furmanovich’s story that you get to continue with your own adventures once you put it on.
In 2012, sisters Nicole and Kim Carosella founded the appropriately named Sorellina, Italian for younger sister, to design bold jewelry for the daring, confident woman. Though vintage inspired with roots in the titillating golden age of New York, their work is resolutely modern. Balancing feminine to masculine and vintage to modern, their concepts harmonize dichotomies, realizing incredible creations of wearable art. Neither subtle or discreet their jewelry makes a statement, stirring up feelings that transform a woman into her best, most sophisticated self.
In a career spanning four decades, Stephen Webster creates distinct, bold pieces that celebrate often-overlooked beauty in the everyday. From iconography to wildlife, literature, pop culture, and even the animal kingdom, Webster’s pieces uncover symbolism hidden in plain sight. Direct and bold, but never cartoonish, Webster’s pieces have earned him a reputation as one of the international scene’s most accomplished and exciting designers. In addition to his commitment to innovative design, throughout his career, Webster has shown a whole-hearted dedication to using ethically sourced materials. As one of the first jewelers in the world to achieve a Fair Trade Gold License, all of Webster’s creations are guaranteed to benefit the miners sourcing the precious metals and stones he uses. Combining beautiful design and impeccable global practices, Webster has proven himself a truly unique designer with a sense of global mindfulness evident in every piece.
Created by Suejin Lee, Suel is playful, yet sophisticated, simple yet romantic, bold yet delicate. This Fashion Institute of Technology graduate started her company in Korea in 2005, and each new collection continues to combine diamonds and gold with geometric shapes to convey a strong, minimal sense of simplicity and sophistication.
Inspired by special pieces that could be passed on from generation to generation, founder Suneera Swarup launched her jewelry line in 2010. Propelled by her passion for design, daughter Ana brought her eclectic fashion sense to the company in 2014. Using a layered approach, each piece from the duo is handmade in their Los Angeles-based studio. Understated yet elegant, every collection shows a love affair with rose-cut diamonds, emeralds and Australian opals.
As a specialist in engagement rings, Susie Saltzman knows the importance of this piece of jewelry. Every relationship is special and unique and that’s why so are Saltzman’s designs. She creates bespoke pieces, reflecting each soon-to-be bride’s personality and individuality. Before establishing her company Saltzman worked for many years in product development at Tiffany & Co. She holds a Graduate Diamonds Certificate from the Gemological Institute of America, as well as other design and gemstone grading credentials. It’s important to Saltzman that she source materials through environmentally responsible procedures. For every ring she brings to life, Saltzman focuses all her passion and creativity into the process for a memorable one-of-a-kind experience to last a lifetime.
Founded by designer Rosanne Karmes in 2001, LA-based Sydney Evan is a brand synonymous with the modernization of the fine jewelry industry. Known for seamlessly blending classic style with a whimsical sensibility, Sydney Evan pieces offer an elevated twist on personal and spiritual charm trends. Each piece celebrates the uniqueness of our lives, with strong roots in family, protection, love, luck, and good fortune. In 2012, Shy by Sydney Evan was launched, expanding offerings to include a collection of delicate pieces in 14k gold over sterling, inspired by longtime Sydney Evan classics. These bright pieces provide an exciting new dimension to this iconic brand.
Simple, classic and timeless, the line launched by Dharmesh and Namrata Kothari embodies a synergy implied by its name, which means “together” in Greek. Blending gemstones with sophisticated craftsmanship, Syna’s vibrant pieces can stand alone as an individual statement or combine with others to express different aspects of your personality. Characterized by vivid gems selected for color and quality and showcased in exquisite settings, Syna designs transcend time and are ageless.
In an industry rooted in relationships and trust, Swoonery’s founder and CEO, Jean Z. Poh, builds upon her family’s multi-generational legacy and draws from her own expertise to make the most exceptional gemstones and rarest colored diamonds available to you through The Swoonery Atelier. Each center stone in our collection is obtained from trusted sources and certified by the premier gemological authorities to ensure the value of your purchase. These one-of-a-kind pieces are available immediately for purchase and can be sized to your specifications. For inquiries about colored diamonds and gems, or to commission a custom piece, please email email@example.com.
As an international model in New York, London and Paris modeling for fine jewelry brands, Vania Leles developed an eye for the extraordinary and unique. Her passion for precious metals and stones took her to the world-renowned Gemological Institute of America where she honed her skills alongside industry leaders. Following graduation, Vania held positions at leading institutions including Graff Diamonds, De Beers, and Sotheby’s. In 2011, Vania launched Vanleles Diamonds, a brand that combined her passion for exquisite jewelry with her heart for ethical practices and sustainable sources. Vania remains personally involved with sourcing the precious stones used in her pieces. Vanleles creations are ultra-feminine with an artistic sensibility achieved through remarkable craftsmanship.
Inspired by everything from classic architecture to the world of modern art, Walters Faith was founded by New York designer Mollie Good and her business partner, gemologist Stephanie Abramow. With a moniker drawn from the duo’s middle names, the Walters Faith collection captures the beauty of geometry in its deceptively simple settings and exquisite details.
This inventive line has its roots in the designer’s childhood, which was spent between New York, Paris and Sao Paulo. When a goldsmith created a ring for the teen inspired by her drawing, a love affair was born. Using everything from children’s kinetic toys to Art Deco to inform her collections, Sonia combines the organic with the structured. She highlights Brazil’s famous natural gemstones, creating dramatic original pieces in a class all their own.
Living and creating within “the beauty of contrast,” Zaiken founder Malak Atut is inspired by the individual and the roles that she plays. Atut first designed jewelry to wear on her wedding day when she couldn’t find anything she loved. This experience ignited a passion and changed her career trajectory. She began making jewelry for others, which evolved into a collection. Her work combines unexpected gems and surprising details infused with sophistication and personality. Recognizing that women have various whimsies and moods, Atut crafts pieces that are original, distinctive and timeless.