"My design process starts with the diamond ... how am I going to create my design around it? And then I really think about what's wearable because I want it to feel like a part of my lifestyle, and so I think about comfortability and wearability. Certainly, anything that's going into my collection is being worn at every stage of the game."
"My first memory of diamond jewelry was probably sneaking into my mother's room, stealing all of hers — something I still do."
"When women wear jewelry, I want them to feel happy, even empowered. If you wear something that also is special for you, it's like it's a reminder. It's like you are wearing your lucky charm," says Hearts on Fire's Ilaria Lanzoni.
I think we can all agree: nothing adds lift to a look like diamond jewelry. The question is what diamond jewel do you choose now? Maybe you already have classic pieces, like diamond studs or a tennis bracelet, in your collection and you are looking for something new. Perhaps classics are not your thing....
If you look around at the diamond jewelry that’s available for purchase today, it’s obvious that a good majority of it is being designed for women, by women. The 1930s through the mid-20th century saw the daring imagination of talents such as Juliet Moutard and Suzanne Belperron, both who started their careers at Boivin and...
"Diamonds are inspiring for many reasons. They come in all shapes and sizes, they all have their unique characteristics about them."
Australian diamonds sparkle as the basis of new collections by six of the most acclaimed women jewelry designers in the world.
Though his family has worked with diamonds for generations, David Wiener has never lost his childhood fascination with these gems. Today, he’s the President and Head Designer for Harry Kotlar, the Los Angeles-based jewelry brand his grandfather founded in 1948. He’s amazed by the artistry that maximizes a diamond’s natural beauty, and top quality diamond...
No one can argue with Greg Kwiat’s superior diamond credentials. He’s CEO of Kwiat, a family-owned jewelry brand that celebrates its 110th anniversary this year. The company creates major one-off pieces that appear on Hollywood red carpets and down-to-earth designs like mini stackable rings. But as far as Kwiat’s concerned, there’s no single piece of jewelry that’s more versatile than a diamond stud earring. "They’re such a classic and flattering style,” he says.
When it comes to jewelry, who doesn’t love a surprise? Designer Mimi So got one when she learned that a diamond wedding band from her namesake collection would appear in the latest Real is Rare campaign. When none of the countless options available at the shoot was an exact fit for the actress (or, rather, her ultra petite fingers), a member of the ‘Real is Rare. Real is a Diamond’ team offered to lend her personal Mimi So-designed wedding ring for the occasion. It was the perfect fit. A Cinderella moment was made.