From akoya to freshwater and Tahitian to South Sea, whether perfectly round or beautifully baroque, these oceanic jewels are a pitch-perfect mix of style and salability.
Photographs by Ted Morrison • Guitars provided by Matt Umanov Guitars NYC
THE SWEETEST SOUNDS COME FROM THE SOUTH SEA.
(Above) Bracelet in 18k rose gold with white South Sea pearls, amethysts, and diamonds, $47,977, ring in 18k rose gold with South Sea pearls, amethysts, and diamonds, $17,397, Tara & Sons, NYC, 212-575-8191, tarapearls.com
TUNE IN, TURN ON, AND OPEN UP TO THESE AIRY CUFFS.
Open cuff in 18k gold with a gold-capped baroque freshwater pearl, $3,990, Mizuki, NYC, 212-941-0332, mizukijewelry.com; bypass cuff in 18k gold with South Sea pearls and diamonds, $3,300, Baggins, Los Angeles, 213-624-2277, bagginspearls.com; open cuff in 14k gold with baroque-shape Tahitian pearls, $6,490, Fern Freeman, NYC, 917-217-1727, fernfreemanjewelry.com
GEMSTONE-STUDDED STRANDS: THEY’RE ELECTRIFYING!
Necklace in 18k white gold with South Sea pearls and diamonds, $59,400, Emsaru, NYC, 212-245-2289, emsaru.com; necklace in 18k gold with Tahitian pearls and citrines, $10,000, Erica Courtney, Los Angeles, 323-938-2373, ericacourtney.com; necklace in 18k gold with South Sea pearls and diamonds, $45,000, Assael, NYC, 212-819-0060, assael.com
LUSTROUS TWISTS ON CLASSIC HOOPS STRIKE A CHORD.
Cymbeline hoop earrings in 14k gold with akoya pearls, $2,490, Victoria Six, Los Angeles, 818-470-5866, victoriasix.com; hoop earrings in 18k gold with akoya pearls and diamonds, $9,000, Assael, NYC, 212-819-0060, assael.com; hoop earrings in 14k gold with freshwater pearls, $2,600, Nancy Newberg, Los Angeles, 310-508-8917, nancynewberg.com
MULTIPURPOSE EARRINGS WILL BE MUSIC TO YOUR EARS.
Saturn Gris jackets in silver with black rhodium and gray diamonds, $8,000, Spinelli Kilcollin, Los Angeles, 310-721-7311, spinellikilcollin.com, shown with 14k gold earrings with akoya pearls and black diamonds, $298, Victoria Six, Los Angeles, 818-470-5866, victoriasix.com; curve earrings in 18k gold with Tahitian pearls and diamonds, $5,100, Samira 13, West Hollywood, Calif., 310-652-1313, samira13.com; double freshwater pearl front-to-back earrings in 18k gold–plated silver, $750, Lynn Ban, NYC, 212-480-1359, lynnban.com; Sorrento multi-way Soleil earrings in 18k yellow gold with cultured pearls and diamonds, $3,695, Mastoloni, NYC, 800-347-3275, mastoloni.com
PEARLS WITH DIAMONDS: HAVING A MAJOR MOMENT
Caged triangular ring in 18k rose gold with a Tahitian pearl and diamonds, $2,415, Shay, Los Angeles, 310-962-4422, shayfinejewelry.com; necklace in 18k gold with golden pearls with in-set diamonds, $44,000, Emsaru, NYC, 212-245-2289, emsaru.com