What’s New – Giftware

Louis Glick and Co. and StarBurst Diamonds, in conjunction with De Beers, is offering the De Beers 2000 Hourglass to commemorate the historic year. Each hourglass contains a cascade of 2,000 uncut diamonds totaling approximately 35 cts. and is presented in an elegant gift box. The hourglass is approximately 2 3/4 in. diameter and 5 3/4 in. high. The base is approximately 4 1/2 in. diameter and 1 1/4 in. high. Total height is approximately 7 in. Suggested retail price is $10,000. Louis Glick and Co., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020; (800) 77GLICK or (212) 259-0300, fax (212) 489-8178, www.StarBurstDiamonds.com.

New England Sterling offers a wide range of gift items for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Each gift is wrapped; most items can be engraved. Retail prices range from $16 to $103. New England Sterling, 45 Elm St., North Attleboro, MA 02760; (800) 447-5552.

Symphony, a division of Reuge Music USA, has launched a line of musical giftware featuring romantic and nostalgic floral designs by American artist Glynda Turley. Handcrafted wooden musical jewelry boxes have a cherry finish with tile decor. Items are fitted with Swiss Romance musical movements and feature tunes such as “18th Variation on a Theme of Paganini,” “Lara’s Theme,” “Memory,” and “As Time Goes By.” Retail prices range from $60 to $90. Reuge Music USA Ltd., 5741 Buckingham Parkway, Unit B, Culver City, CA 90230; (310) 410-7040, fax (310) 410-0792.

“Antique Gramophone,” a new addition to the “Nostalgia” collection of miniature crystal replicas, is designed by Tom Suzuki. The sculpture measures 23/8 in. high and is handcrafted from full-cut faceted crystal. It retails for about $65 in fine gift, collectible, and jewelry stores. Crystal World, 120 Industrial Ave., Little Ferry, NJ 07643; (800) 445-4251.