I walked the aisles of the JCK Show in Las Vegas, and countless jewels called my name. Big, statement-making pieces that were detailed and dripping in stones—many were colorful, while many more were loaded with diamonds (does anyone else feel like everything was covered in diamonds this year?).
But the sight I can’t stop thinking about is a pair of earrings from the always spectacular Rahaminov, and while I don’t want to take anything away from how exceptional they are (because they really are incredible), you might find them to be on the subtler side when you consider an entire show floor filled with treasures—a fair number of them at the Rahaminov booth.
But that’s what makes these earrings so special. Consider that I tried on a 55 ct. yellow diamond ring while visiting with my friends at Rahaminov—beyond spectacular, as you’d expect—and I still came away dreaming of this dangling pair.
When it comes to carat weight, they’re no slouch—over 10 carats total of oval diamonds, with a round diamond on each earring to sit atop the ovals, as well as a hidden halo of diamond accents underneath. It’s the gold detail that really drives the design home, an expertly soft, satiny treatment that lets the diamonds properly shine while adding just a hint of something special to ensure they stand apart from other 5-carat-per-ear diamond earrings.
Is this—dare I say it—quiet luxury? If you can call 10 carats of diamonds quiet (no), but it does align with this sort of subtle exquisiteness that’s been radiating through fashion. Unlike the current trend, though, these earrings possess a relevance that will keep them at the forefront of, well, basically everything, for the life of their wearer and well beyond.
Top: Drop earrings in 18k yellow gold with 10.25 cts. t.w. oval diamonds and 0.7 ct. t.w. round diamonds, $282,730; Rahaminov
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