Earth will freeze over before diamonds go out of style. Although these sparkling beauties are a year-round accessory, their icy glamour makes them the perfect winter accent. Whether worn as a stand-alone piece, encrusted into a setting or mixed with other precious gems, these timeless, elegant jewels are an absolute must-have this holiday season.
Pave Set Open Diamond Cuff
The Open Diamond Cuff was expertly fashioned by local jeweler Yanina and Co., which has been crafting fine jewelry in Cedar Grove and Basking Ridge since 1987. With three interlocking 18-karat white gold ovals, the main lure of the cuff is the forefront oval featuring 8.17 carats of pavé-set diamonds. This cuff will sit boldly on your wrist wherever you go.
Available at Yanina and Co., price upon request
Diamond Dream Ring
Bold, striking and unique, this custom-crafted ring stands out among other diamond accessories because of its vibrant coloring. Designed by Diamond Dream Jewelers of Bernardsville, the ring’s band is made entirely of 18-karat white gold and outlined with colorless diamonds. Inlaid in the center of the ring are oval-shaped emeralds and white diaphanous diamonds. Wear it and watch everyone around you go green with envy.
Available exclusively at Diamond Dream Jewelers, price upon request
Linear Diamond Drop Earrings
Short Hills jewelry company Sidney Thomas has been telling their customers to “choose beautifully” for more than six decades. With a time-honored reputation for crafting exquisite accessories for both men and women, Sidney Thomas dazzles again with their linear diamond drop earrings. Fashioned from 14-karat white gold, the earrings are encrusted in 1.10-carat T.W. diamonds. Ensuring elegance for the wearer, these simple earrings will add a sophisticated touch to any ensemble.
Available at Sidney Thomas, Short Hills, $1,495
Ruby Halo Ring
This effervescent 18-karat white gold ring features a stunning 1.39-carat Burmese ruby certified by the Gemological Institute of America to ensure quality. Expertly crafted by Aires Jewelers of Morris Plains, the breathtaking jewel and band are encircled by .86 carats of diamonds. The pop of deep red against the crystal-clear coloring of the diamonds makes it an attention-getter wherever you wear it.
Available at Aires Jewelers, $8,150
Michael Anthony Ring
With an intertwining band, this 18-karat white gold ring is an exceptionally striking piece. Crafted by Michael Anthony Jewelers (located in West Caldwell and Wayne), the band is almost completely covered with 2 carats of diamonds and slightly fuses at the center to draw attention. This stand-out accessory has a distinctive yet refined design and will leave you and others intoxicated with admiration.
Available at Michael Anthony Jewelers, $4,800
Diamond Pave Bangles
Braunschweiger Jewelers features the most envied collections, from David Yurman to Marco Bicego, and unique up-and-coming designers you won’t find anywhere else. For example, the Roberto Coin Pois Mois collection–which combines modern design with vintage ideals–includes three dazzling Diamond Pave bangles: 4-row 18-karat rose gold, 2-row 18-karat yellow gold, and a single-row in 18K white gold. Zoom into the picture (or see for yourself). One look at the intricate details within the bracelets will be simply hard to resist. We dare you.
Available at Braunschweiger Jewelers, prices from $9,000 to $49,000