Black diamonds deliver a bold, avant-garde elegance that other colored diamonds cannot. With a shiny, metallic sheen, the stone stands out that much more in a pavé setting or strands of black-diamond beads.
Above: Cadar necklace in 18K yellow gold with 226.6 carats black diamonds and 21.20 carats diamonds, $196,000, Cadar Atelier in New York, by appointment, +1 212 663 3456, cadar.com
Above: Karma el Khalil ring in 18K yellow gold with 3.36 carats black diamonds, $12,500, karmaelkhalil.com
Above: Gilan Cintemani bracelet in 18K black gold with 26.41 carats black diamonds, $45,000, gilan.com
Above: Nina Runsdorf Flip Charm hoop earrings in 18K blackened white gold with two spinels and .14 carat black diamonds, $3,400, ninarunsdorf.com
Above: Antonini Milano 1919 earrings in 18K white gold with 3.2 carats black diamonds, $9,830, antonini.it
Above: Vram Echo ring in 18K white gold, black rhodium and sterling silver with 7.57 carats black diamonds, $11,600, Vram in Los Angeles, +1 310 859 9545, vramjewelry.com
Above: Sutra Mosaic bracelet in 18K white gold with 113 carats black diamonds and 8 carats diamonds, $94,000, Cellini Jewelers in New York, +1 212 888 0505, sutrajewels.com