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The Best Ruby Jewelry for July

By Emma Reynolds

You may associate rubies with Valentine’s Day for its rich red color, but rubies are actually the birthstone for those born in July. Rubies are part of the ‘Big Three,’ (along with emeralds and sapphires) are one of the most valuable gemstones on Earth, commanding one of the highest price-per-carat of any stone, according to the Gemological Institute of America […]

Net-a-Porter Launches Invitation-Only High-Jewelry Site

By Emma Reynolds

Online luxury shopping destination, Net-a-Porter, is delivering the ultimate luxury destination for its high-jewelry and timepiece connoisseurs via its new invitation-only digital shopping experience, EIP Privé, which launched July 3. EIP stands for ‘Extremely Important People,’ which Net-a-Porter truly believes: Many of the selections on the site will have traditionally offline jewelry maisons’ most coveted selections, including unique pieces that […]

The Best Pearl Jewelry for June

By Emma Reynolds

Those born in the month of June know that the pearl is their monthly birthstone, and whether or not you’re celebrating a summertime birthday this month, Elite Traveler has rounded up the best and most beautiful pearl jewelry for you to ogle at. There are plenty of pearl options to choose from. Below you’ll find a selection of baroque pearls with rows […]

Jewelmer Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

By Emma Reynolds

Philippine-based fine-jewelry brand Jewelmer is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Founded in 1979 by Jacques Branellec, a French perliculture specialist, and Manuel Cojuangco, a Filipino entrepreneur, Jewelmer is known for its exceptional South Sea pearls and pearl farming and is the leading producer of golden Palawan South Sea pearls. Over the last 40 years, Jewelmer grew the business to […]

The Best Jewelry to Wear This Summer

By Emma Reynolds

Summer is a time to be playful with your jewelry (think: loads of color and floral motifs) and instead of wearing your diamonds poolside or to the beach, adorn yourself in pieces that are both chic and fun. Shop our favorite picks just in time for your Memorial Weekend vacation so you can relax in style. Anabela Chan Emerald Palm […]

Style Guide: Mesmerizing Moonstone Jewelry

By Kristen Shirley

Moonstone’s adularescence (the light-scattering phenomenon that gives it that brilliant glow) is why the gemstone has been considered good luck for centuries — it was given its name because it resembles a full moon hiding behind a veil of clouds. The silvery, pale-blue hue is mesmerizing, and there’s no size or placement of moonstone too insignificant. Of course, moonstone surrounded […]

Natural Wonders: Jewelry Inspired by Nature’s Curves

By Kristen Shirley

Faceted gemstones and delicately cut diamonds will always have a place in your jewelry collection — but sometimes the most beautiful and intricate pieces are those inspired by the natural lines and curves of the Earth. From Coomi’s ancient Roman glass with its weathered patina — dating back to the 1st century AD — to Jorge Adeler’s marvelous citrine ring […]

Women’s Fashion: Pretty in Pink for Spring 2019

For instant glamour, inject a dose of hot pink into your spring wardrobe. Whether you go all out in head-to-toe fuchsia or accent your look with a magenta shoe, you’ll be sure to turn heads. Altuzarra sunglasses Price: $435 More information: modaoperandi.com, altuzarra.com

Color Play: Statement Making Jewelry

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Elite Traveler. Make a statement in single-color jewelry. From a high-jewelry masterpiece with 161 carats of yellow diamonds to earrings with amethyst and matching purple enamel, there’s a piece to suit every occasion. Tiffany & Co bracelet in platinum with 133 carats pink sapphires, price on request, Tiffany & Co in […]

The Largest Diamond Ever Found in North America on Display at Phillips

By Emma Reynolds

In December 2018 the largest yellow diamond ever found in North America (and one of the 30 biggest diamonds found in the world) was unearthed from Canada’s Dominion Diamond Mines in Diavik (just 135 miles from the Arctic Circle). From January 31 to February 3, Phillips will be displaying the diamond in the 552 exhibition, presented by Canadamark. This Canadamark fancy […]