If these minimalist and unusual diamond earrings look familiar, then it might be because you’ve seen a pair on the cover of JCK’s July–August issue. (The model wore a pair in yellow gold, see photo below.)
These are ear climbers—a design that seemingly climbs up the ear—that feature a post and back and are made by Rina Limor at LuxeIntelligence. The New York City–based design house has a history of making classic-looking high-end jewelry, but has recently unveiled some trendy styles like these. I love them for their uncommon and modern look mixed with the timeless materials of gold and diamonds. I think styles like these are poised to become classics for a new generation of jewelry shoppers, and I’m thrilled to see a seasoned vendor evolve offerings and venture into contemporary design territory. (Mastoloni did, too, with its recently unveiled pearl ear climbers.) Here’s hoping that more firms will follow suite.
Ear climbers in 18k white gold with 1.7 cts. t.w. diamonds, $4,900
JCK July–August 2014 cover
Rina Limor gold and diamond ear climbers worn by our model on the cover of the July–August 2014 issue
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