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By Chris | November 14 2016
Diamonds and star-shaped jewelry are a perfect match – both twinkling and hypnotic. No wonder modern jewelry designers are enchanted.
Jacob & Co. Celeste earrings in 18K white gold with 2.20 carats emeralds and 3.51 carats diamonds, $40,100, Jacob & Co. in New York, Craig Rizzieri, +1 212 719 5887, jacobandco.com
Brazilian jeweler H.Stern has been inspired by the estrela since its founding over 70 years ago. For its anniversary, H.Stern released the Genesis collection – a modern take on its famous stars. Dior Fine Jewelry designer Victoire de Castellane presented a collection inspired by Versailles. The Salon d’Apollon brooch features over 700 diamonds. Irreverent British jeweler Solange Azagury-Partridge is known for her eclectic collections, and we love the tough spin she puts on the classic star in her Celeste ring. An icon of Chanel, the Comète collection is always chic. The circular swoosh of these earrings is a fresh take on the shooting star. Every piece Lydia Courteille dreams up in her Paris atelier is one-of-a-kind. Her Zodiac collection creates surreal pieces including the pictured Cancer earrings with a crab clutching a pearl. For the Celeste collection, Jacob & Co. combines the moon and the sun in a single design, then adds strands of diamonds to represent the cosmos.
Click through to see Elite Traveler’s picks for the astronomy jewelry trend.
Elie Top Pluton double ring in 18K yellow gold with 82 diamonds, $13,126, Dover Street Market New York, +1 646 837 7750, elietop.com
H. Stern Genesis earrings in 18K noble gold with 1.79 carats cognac diamonds, $10,800, H. Stern in New York, Aerico Barretto, +1 212 655 3910, hstern.net
Dior Fine Jewelry Salon d’Appolon brooch in 18K white and pink gold with darkened silver and 7.70 carats diamonds, select Dior boutiques, +1 800 929 3467, dior.com
Solange Azagury-Partridge Celeste ring in 18K blackened white gold with diamonds, $36,500, Solange Azagury-Partridge in New York, Michelle Azagury, +1 212 879 9100, solange.co.uk
Chanel Fine Jewelry Fil de Comète earrings in 18K white gold with 2.28 carats diamonds, $21,800, Chanel Fine Jewelry in New York, Cathy Santos, +1 212 535 5828, chanel.com
Lydia Courteille Zodiac earrings in 18K white gold with 1.14 carats blue and purple sapphires and three baroque pearls, $19,937, Lydia Courteille in Paris, +33 142 61 11 71, lydiacourteille.com