Best of JCK Las Vegas 2019: Pick of the Glitter

Crystal-clear aquamarines, exquisite emeralds, and a magnificent melo pearl are just a few of the year’s best-in-show jewels

Photography by Joel Stans

Prop Stylists Emily + Tony Mullin

Stylist Daniel Edley

Jewelry Editor Rima Suqi 

Dog wearing umrao and muzo emeraldsNecklace with 188.21 cts. t.w. emeralds, 13.05 cts. t.w. diamonds, and 8.62 cts. t.w. onyx in 18k white gold, $38,000, Umrao, 212-575-4727; Heritage collection Muisca earrings (as bracelets) with 35.74 cts. t.w. emeralds and 1.71 cts. t.w. diamonds in 18k white gold, $14,000, Muzo Emerald, 212-218-3136, muzo.co

Dog with aquamarine pendant and earringsSun & Sky earrings with 13.68 cts. t.w. trillion imperial topaz, 9.93 cts. t.w. pear-cut aquamarines, and 2.02 cts. t.w. diamonds in 14k rose and white gold, $15,500, Dallas Prince Designs, 310-625-0200, dallasprincedesigns@gmail.com, dallasprincedesigns.com; 14k white gold pendant with 39.9 ct. aquamarine and 9.25 cts. t.w. diamonds, $59,550, Couture by Ashi, 212-319-8291, ashidiamonds.com

Dog sleeping with opal ringRing with 14.1 cts. t.w. multicolored sapphires and 25.57 ct. black opal in platinum, price on request, VTse, 626-577-9288, vtsejewelry.com

Dog paws with rubellite earrings and ringHeartStrings earrings with 31 cts. t.w. rhodolite garnets and 5.83 cts. t.w. diamonds in 18k white and rose gold, $82,194, Uneek, 213-622-5119, uneekjewelry.com; ring with 0.93 ct. t.w. diamonds, 1.4 ct. rubellite, and 3.41 cts. t.w. mother-of-pearl in 18k rose gold, $7,074, Yael Designs, 415-989-9235, yaeldesigns.com

Dog licking diamond necklaceThe Bow necklace with 11.6 cts. t.w. lab-grown diamonds in platinum, $90,000, Lark & Berry, 44-207-487-4441, larkandberry.com

Woman petting dog with diamond bracelet and melo pearlArt Deco pin with 1 ct. t.w. diamonds set on 18k yellow gold bracelet, $15,000, Just Jules, 480-860-6211, justjules.com; platinum ring with 19.6 mm x 19.4 mm natural Melo pearl and 1.53 cts. t.w. diamonds, $74,990, Tara Pearls, 800-235-2790, tarapearls.com; 18k rose gold ring with 1.75 cts. t.w. rubies and 0.45 ct. t.w. diamonds, $6,955, Couture by Ashi, 212-319-8291, ashidiamonds.com

Dog paws with ruby emerald earrings and emerald necklaceEarrings with 27.82 cts. t.w. emeralds, 7.28 cts. t.w. rubies, and 5.18 cts. t.w. diamonds in 18k yellow gold, $74,000, Andreoli, 212-582-2050, andreoliusa.com; Heritage collection Atocha necklace with 69.53 cts. t.w. emeralds and 0.86 ct. t.w. diamonds in 18k white gold, $28,800, Muzo Emerald, 212-218-3136, muzo.co; ring with 28.77 ct. bicolor tourmaline and 1.63 cts. t.w. diamonds in 18k rose gold, $35,000, VTse, 626-577-9288, vtsejewelry.com

(Makeup: Midori Sligh for R&Co.; Manicurist: Roseann Singleton for Chanel/Art Department)