A truly remarkable piece of jewelry is not necessarily an everyday item. There are probably a few key pieces in your collection that remind you of a certain birthday, a treat from your beau, or that time you actually decided to splurge — not save — your holiday bonus.
Sure, you might be able to get a truck full of inexpensive costume jewelry for the price of one dazzling semi-precious stone, but some occasions call for a serious investment piece. And other occasions merit a fantastical daydream….
So, to help satiate your taste for the finer things, we’ve sifting through a sea of diamonds, rubies, and platinum (boy, are we exhausted!), and picked out the 14 prettiest pieces of fine jewelry worth every precious penny. After all, diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
Erickson Beamon Matador Necklace, $1,105, available at Net-a-Porter.
H. Stern Highlight Stars Ring, price upon request, available at H. Stern.
Elsa Peretti Color by the Yard Sprinkle Necklace, $1,550, available at Tiffany & Co.
Fred Leighton 19th Century Diamond Floral Starburst Bracelet, price upon request, available at Fred Leighton.
Van Cleef & Arpels Feu d’Artifice Necklace, price upon request, available at Van Cleef & Arpels.
Miu Miu Earrings, $450, available at Miu Miu.
De Beers Arpeggia Collection Necklace, price upon request, available at De Beers.
Bottega Veneta Maderia Necklace, $42,000, available at Bottega Veneta.
Alexander Fuchs Diamond Bracelet, $72,386, available at Luisaviaroma.
Harry Winston Caftan Necklace, price upon request, available at Harry Winston.
David Yurman Midnight Melange Bracelet with Pave Diamonds, $4,300, available at David Yurman.
Cartier Juste Un Clou Bracelet, price upon request, available at Cartier.
Chanel Fall 2012 Necklace, price upon request, available at Chanel.
Irene Neuwirth Blue Moonstone and Diamond Earrings, $46,000, available at Barneys.
Market Research by Willow Lindley
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