The Cover Look: July–August 2017

Best in Show

L.J. West calls the “impossibly rare” diamond at the center of its ring “fancy deep grayish bluish violet.” We just call it—and the dozen or so jewels in our post–JCK Las Vegas portfolio—spectacular.


2.83 ct. Argyle violet diamond with 0.67 ct. t.w. heart-shape and 0.83 ct. t.w. round vivid pink diamonds in platinum; price on request; Scott West for L.J. West Diamonds; 212-997-0940; ljwestdiamonds.com


18k yellow gold butterfly ring with 6.57 cts. t.w. rose-cut diamonds and 0.45 ct. t.w. round brilliant-cut diamonds; $33,500; Michael John Jewelry; 800-404-8633; michaeljohnjewelry.com


Cover photography by Stephen Lewis

Stylist: Rachel Haas/King Management Agency

Makeup: Gregg Hubbard/Bernstein & Andriulli

Manicurist: Rachel Shim using Dermelect ‘Me’/Artists by Timothy Priano

Model: Mari Nagase/Parts Models