And the best part? All of the earrings use Gemfields Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies in ways that are thoughtful and beautiful, and at times, the choices are utterly delightful (hello Begüm Khan beetle and Andrea Fohrman ruby-centric rainbow).
Launched at Couture 2018, the collaboration features hoops, studs, climbers, and chandeliers that collectively address the current trend toward mixing, matching, and multiples. Offered at a wide range of price points, current retail partners include Bergdorf Goodman, Broken English, Goop, Jeffery, Marissa Collections, Moda Operandi, Neiman Marcus, and Shopbop.
Since 2014, the breadth of Gemfields’ designer collaborations has grown substantially; the latest earring extravaganza comprises more than 65 pairs of earrings by 23 hard-to-find designers, including a specially curated international coterie of names handpicked by Muse, a New York–based fine jewelry showroom known for providing press and buyers access to astonishing new talent and established jewelers with unique, on-trend aesthetics (i.e., Nikos Koulis and Silvia Furmonovich).
The edit below showcases work from designers who are new to the Gemfields family. They hail from all over the globe, including Italy, Istanbul, and London, and there’s a petite, but captivating quartet from Julls Brasil, a group of Brazilian jewelers that includes Aron & Hirsch, Carolina Neves, Essere, and Joana Salazar.
There’s also a pair of earrings created by Stephanie Windsor, who curates an antique jewelry assortment at Barneys—a clever way for Gemfields to jump on yet another trend with this earring capsule: vintage.
Top: Earrings with Gemfields emeralds by Nak Armstrong, price on request
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