The Ice Storm: All-New Dazzling Diamond Designs

From raw stones to rose cuts, slices to sparklers, diamonds are the essence of cool. Check out the stunners we cherry-picked from the latest designer lines—guaranteed to knock your stockings off.Earlier this summer, Christian Tse, the Los Angeles–based designer best known for his million-dollar diamond jewels, struck a deal that was impressive even by his lofty standards.At June’s JCK Las Vegas show, a broker brought Tse a 3 ct., pear-shaped, fancy vivid blue diamond valued at $4.5 million. Through a retailer in Boston, Tse met a hedge-fund manager whose wife coveted just such a stone. So the designer flew across the country to tempt the woman in person. After taking a good look at the rare gem—a superb example of how an alchemic mix of carbon and boron can transform a colorless diamond into a crystal cocktail of extreme desire—she promptly asked her husband to place a deposit.

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