8 Dazzling Jewels to Gift This Holiday Season
From a whimsical diamond-encrusted Boucheron cocktail ring to a stunning Harry Winston sunflower timepiece
Few gifts have the power to delight like a piece of exquisite jewelry. After enduring the roller-coaster ride of the past few years, we could all use something a little extra fabulous. From a whimsical diamond-encrusted Boucheron cocktail ring to a stunning Harry Winston sunflower timepiece, these dazzling jewelry pieces are guaranteed to bring joy. So whether you’re looking for a brilliant accessory to complement a glamorous new outfit, or a sparkling treasure for a loved one with a bold sense of style, you’ll be sure to find something unique below.
1. Harry Winston
The beauty and grace of the natural world has been a source of inspiration at Harry Winston ever since the house was founded in 1932 in New York City. This dazzling 36mm Premier Sunflower timepiece recalls the cheery nature of its eponymous bloom, with symmetrical diamond flowers set in white gold, circling a larger central floral motif. And while sunflowers typically blossom during the warmer summer months, this stunning piece is guaranteed to be radiant year-round.
Be transported to a winter wonderland with the whimsical characters of Boucheron’s Animaux de Collection. This statement-making ring features Wladimir the Cat, a key inspiration of the Maison since its beginning, re-imagined for 2021. Crafted in white gold and set with 647 round diamonds, the charming green-eyed feline dons a necklace with one pear-cut and eight round tsavorites.
Diamonds are everyone’s best friend, especially when 26.62 carats of rough and polished versions sparkle side by side 18K yellow gold, comprising the dramatic new Talisman cocktail earrings.
4. Nina Runsdorf
New York independent jeweler Nina Runsdorf sources the best precious and semi-precious stones with a keen eye for organic silhouettes and natural forms. This stunning sugarloaf emerald cocktail ring is sure to add a dose of glamour to any holiday outfit.
A Buccellati cuff bracelet is a must in every jewelry aficionado’s collection. Immediately recognizable, the bold design features the house’s signature “rigato” engraved finish, which involves carving parallel lines into the metal surface to produce a shiny, silky effect. This new Danse du Feu cuff is named after the brilliant red rose. Extending from the 18.52-carat central rubellite is an intricate petal-like pattern crafted with Paraiba tourmalines and diamonds set in white gold.
The Serpenti necklace in 18-karat rose gold with pavé diamonds brings together the house’s iconic snake motif and the contemporary edge of tubogas, a special technique that allows for flexibility and suppleness. Wear it with an evening gown or over a turtleneck sweater.
7. Van Cleef & Arpels
Since the 1970s, Van Cleef & Arpels has devoted a collection to Christmas roses, which bloom in midwinter. Comprising a pendant brooch suspended from a gold chain, this dramatic necklace can be dressed up or down and worn in a variety of ways.
8. David Webb
Brighten the holidays with these ultra-festive colorful streamer earrings featuring a sprinkling of pink and blue sapphire, peridot, citrine, and amethyst mixed with brilliant-cut diamonds, set in 18-karat gold and platinum.