To Ceramic, With Love
Garavelli’s Drago reticulated dragon-scale–inspired collection—which originally debuted in rose gold—now features yellow metal pieces. They also incorporate a new dark twist: black micro ceramic. “The micro ceramic is even easier to reapply than black rhodium,” says principal Elisabetta Molina. Seems no one can resist the power of the dark side!
Top: choker in 18k yellow gold with 1.46 cts. t.w. full-cut diamonds, €20,000 ($22,000), bracelet in 18k yellow gold with 1 ct. t.w. full-cut colorless diamonds, €11,500; inset: rings in 18k yellow gold with 1.2 cts. t.w. full-cut brown and 1.1 cts. t.w. colorless diamonds, €4,000–€6,000; Garavelli, Valenza, Italy; 39-013-194-1350; www.garavellialdo.com
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Jane Basch’s new Geometric Spinner rings feature sharp, shapely designs (squares, circles, and triangles) with mesmerizing, freely rotating components. Six styles are available in 14k gold with diamond accents, featuring single-, double-, and quadruple-tier settings. Buy-in is two pieces, and the suggested retail price range hits a jeweler’s sweet spot: $510–$2,665.
Two-Tier Square Motion ring in 14k gold with 0.015 ct. t.w. diamonds, $656, janebasch.com
“Rose gold is having a huge spike in interest. We are selling almost anything rose, and certainly the popularity of the rose gold iPhone is influencing consumers.”
—David Blount-Porter, founder, Garden of Gems, Pinole, Calif.