Staff Picks, February 2016: Rock It to Me!

What JCK’s Emili Vesilind is loving this month

“I’m bewitched by slightly off-kilter color combinations and classic designs made modern with of-the-moment gems.” 

—Senior editor Emili Vesilind



The playful mash-up of stones—sapphires, emeralds, opals, tourmalines, and diamonds—puts a cool-girl spin on a vintage-feeling design. (Irene Neuwirth, price on request,


Circles, squares, rectangles, and triangles live in perfect harmony in this feat of geometric gemology, comprising emeralds, pink sapphires, tsavorites, and a boulder opal. (Brooke Gregson, $12,655,


I love how artfully—and jauntily—the stacks were built in these boulder opal earrings. (Kimberly McDonald, $14,000,


This lunar pendant necklace with graduated rubies is both ultra-glamorous and gloriously bohemian. (Jacquie Aiche, $6,250,


A dreamy emerald-cut peach morganite anchors this romantic three-stone ring. (Anna Sheffield, $4,200,