Here’s What David Yurman’s New High Jewelry Collection Looks Like

JCK’s most recent David Yurman coverage includes an interview with cofounder and chief brand officer Sybil Yurman, the recent launch of its online “engravable configurator,” and this report on a limited-edition collection of its famous cable bracelets.

But the latest news from the jewelry megabrand, which arrived via email the day before the Fourth of July, was of a different flavor—and quite the jolt.

It was a dispatch from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, where the brand just presented its high jewelry collection. And if design can be compared to calisthenics, and the DY studio’s core line is a light, easy workout, then the Paris pieces are a strenuous exercise in creative muscle flexing that has led to an elegantly sculpted end result.

Standouts include diamond-encrusted, geometric new additions to the Renaissance collection, inspired by the Yurman family’s love of Italian art and architecture.

David Yurman Renaissance cuff
Renaissance cuff with pavé diamonds in 18k yellow gold, price on request

The new DY Origami collection continues the Yurmans’ love affair with the ancient Japanese art of origami. Each fine row of gold cable wire is meticulously positioned so that the necklace and bracelet links lie flat against the skin while still creating fluid movement.

David Yurman Origami jewelry
DY Origami bracelet and necklace with pavé white diamonds in 18k yellow gold, price on request

The pearl pieces also command attention, including a necklace and earrings inspired by Helen of Troy, considered the most beautiful woman in antiquity and a symbol of elegance and grace.

David Yurman pearl tassel earrings and necklace
Helena tassel necklace and earrings with akoya pearls and pavé diamonds in 18k white gold, price on request

There’s also a golden South Sea pearl ring designed by Evan Yurman, which reinterprets the design vocabulary of a few past collections with a modern, luxurious sense of artistry.

David Yurman pearl ring
High Jewelry Petals ring with golden South Sea pearl and pavé diamonds in 18k yellow gold, price on request

See more from the Paris presentation below.

David Yurman Starburst collection
Starburst chain necklace and enhancer and triple-drop earrings, all with pavé diamonds in 18k white gold, price on request
David Yurman Tempo collection
Tempo Peacock pendant and earrings with Botswana agate, iolite, green tourmaline, and cognac diamonds in darkened sterling silver, price on request
David Yurman pinky rings
Pavé pinky rings in 18k gold, clockwise from left: peridot and pavé color-change garnets; yellow diamond and pavé white diamonds; tanzanite and pavé lavender spinel; and padparadscha sapphire and pavé white diamonds; prices on request


Top: Artist Series necklace and drop earrings with slab turquoise and pavé rubies in sterling silver and black rhodium


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Amy Elliott

JCK Contributing Editor

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