JCK 5: Hot New High-End Platinum Designs

New Market-Melting Looks

The most coveted metal is getting lots of play lately from the design community. Platinum is ideal for fashion-­forward looks and classic styles. And while there’s certainly affordable platinum in the market—see “The Halo Effect”—these pieces practically scream special-occasion splurge.


(Above) Platinum earrings with 7.38 cts. t.w. colorless diamonds; $78,000; Joshua J. Fine Jewelry, Los Angeles; 213-624-0111; ­joshuajfinejewelry.com



Platinum and sapphire diamond bracelet; $13,995; Timeless Designs by Jacob & Bryan, New York City; 800-657-9270; ­timelessdesigns.com



Platinum Swinging Circles collection with Paraiba tourmaline and diamonds; $11,200; Yael Sonia, New York City; 212-472-6488; ­yaelsonia.com


Platinum ring with 9.38 ct. cushion-cut Mozambique Paraiba and 2.68 cts. t.w. diamonds; $349,990; JB Star, New York City; 212-308-3490; jbstar.com


Diamond and platinum ribbon earrings; $8,600; Erica Courtney, Los Angeles; 323-938-2373; ­ericacourtney.com