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Lydia Courteille's background is as unusual and unique as the jewelry she creates. As a biochemist, antiquarian, treasure collector, and traveler Courteille has an eye for the beautiful and dazzling. Her designs are inspired by the world around her and are typically created by a central theme, usually involving iridescent gems like opals and moonstones. She uses those stones to tell an exquisite story of breathtaking beauty that is reflected in each piece of jewelry in her collections.
Buccellati is world-renown for its creative designs and carefully crafted masterpieces. The company's storied history begins with Contardo Buccellati, a silversmith who opened an atelier for silverware and jewelry in Milan during the 18th century. Today, the company remains family-owned, and his relatives continue his passion by turning precious metals and stones into beautiful works of art. Buccellati is for embracing bold colors to create one-of-a-kind designs.
Although it was established in Israel as a diamond-cutting business, Lugano Diamonds opened its first retail location in Newport Beach, Calif. in 2005 and established itself as an international jewelry brand. The Salon is a testament to the very core of the Lugano experience: exceptional, warm, inviting yet still modern. Lugano Diamonds offers a striking selection of the finest stones, diamonds and bespoke jewelry pieces with unparalleled quality, professionalism and service.
Scott Kay is an unique fine jewelry artisan who lives by a self-motivated credo: Never Compromise. This steadfast ethic follows into every aspect of his lifestyle, from designing classic and innovative fine jewelry to educating the industry and consumers on critical precious metal, bridal, fashion, and marketing issues.
Van Cleef & Arpels has been beautifully combining craftsmanship, technical excellence and innovation for more than a century. Everything, from ballerinas in motion to couture runways, finds its way as inspiration for jewelry pieces. The essence of Van Cleef & Arpels is a subtle combination of femininity, refinement and daring elegance. Their designs are every-changing and carry a timeless appeal in today's world, proving that one can live a century and still be in tune with today.
Chopard's unique expertise is a result of the vast range of skills by its artisans and the company's centuries-old philosophy of excellence cultivated by the Geneva-based House. Founded in 1860 by Swiss Louis-Ulysse Chopard, the jewelry brand exemplifies innovation, quality craftsmanship and originality. Chopard remains the premier choice in the jewelry and watch industry due to its creativity and use of high-level technology to produce stunning pieces time and time again.
Gintare weaves the story of an Old World nobility and combines a deep well of centuries-old artistic and cultural traditions with a New World of visions and dreams. Inspiration comes in many forms, through the discovery of unusual gemstones, eastern and western mysticism, the elements of earth, water and spirit. Gintare's process of creation is full of subtleties, and their precision and attention to detail shines in their work.
Efva Attling Stockholm is the leading jewelry designer of Scandinavia for a reason. The success of the jewelry line is largely due to the company's devotion to create unique, thoughtfully-crafted jewelry designs. Attling's calls her designs "beauty with a thought" and the feel-good pieces are the epitome of statement jewelry, each with its own carefully thought out design and purpose.
Beyond the material value of the diamond, Todd Reed sees much more potential in each stone. In the last 20 years of his career, Reed has built his jewelry empire to include 16 master jewelers and an elaborate design studio in Boulder, Colorado. Every piece bearing the label starts with a sketch by Reed, and from there, he oversees the entire process, including selecting the diamonds and gemstones. Reed focuses on continually creating new designs, and sets aside time to work on his hotly collected signature brooches, of which he makes only 12 per year.
Founded in 1847 in Paris, Cartier is one of the world's most respected and revered jewelry companies in the industry. Today, the Maison is globally-renowned for its distinct jewelry creations, watches, perfumes and accessories which are highly-regarded as symbols of craftsmanship and excellence. Cartier stays away from the latest trends, instead creating timeless pieces that are truly remain a mark of elegance for years to come.
A unique symbiosis between precious stones and minute pieces of mosaic, an art of the 18th century which SICIS has rediscovered and reinterpreted in a contemporary key. Micromosaics in tiny micro tesserae are created using enamel streak, hand crafted through a fusion of nine different mother inks, in order to create an infinite variety of hues of color, just like in ancient times. All this art is hand made.
Since 1884, Bvlgari has been known for its magnificent, large, exceptionally rare gems, and for the ability to harmonize classical elements with contemporary designs. Bvlgari jewelry transcends time and passing trends. Each jewel is the result of a unique heritage and tradition of excellence. The bold and elegant style is the paramount feature of Bvlgari's distinctive jewelry designs. Extraordinary hand-selected stones inspire the design team's sketches, which are turned into stunning reality in the hands of expert craftsmen.
The AUTORE jewelry collections provide the market with truly unique South Sea pearl creations, pushing the boundaries within design. AUTORE's excellence comes from its innovative and contemporary designs, fine craftsmanship, and the beautiful combination of unique South Sea pearls with precious gemstones. Each piece of AUTORE jewelry is accompanied by an Authenticity Certificate as part of the company's promise to provide the highest quality.
Expanding from classic jewels to everyday wear to the most exceptional one of a kind couture pieces, FARAONE MENNELLA always knows how to surprise and make a statement. Roberto Faraone Mennella and Amedeo Scognamiglio are the award-winning designers behind FARAONE MENNELLA by RFMAS. They draw the inspiration for their acclaimed jewelry collections from the classical Italian heritage and craftsmanship. The artistic environment of their upbringing along with their eclectic energy, fuel New York City's pop culture and fashion societies.
Every piece of Harry Winston jewelry begins with a study of the individual gemstones leading to inspiration for a unique and extraordinary design. This diamond-driven style is a collaboration of efforts and skills - gemologists, designers and craftsmen - working together to create unique and impossibly beautiful jewelry pieces. Using near-invisible platinum settings, stones are meticulously set by hand in the legendary Winston workshop to achieve the perfect dimension, proportion, and angles of reflection.
Designed for the modern, sophisticated woman who desires a truly unique piece of jewelry, Costis combines natural elements with architectural structure in each of its pieces. Costis is inspired by life and movement, a city landscape, buildings or the design of everyday objects lend inspiration to the jewelry. Every single unique and timeless creation is the result of endless research and experimentation, plus years of experience.