Diamond

While on shoots for different stories or covering and attending trade shows, press events, auction previews and meetings in designer’s studios, jewelry writers and editors get an up close and personal view of all that’s new—and old—in diamond jewelry. With such incredible access, it piqued our interest in what these these arbiters of style and sparkle...
  What other star was needed in the cast of Ocean’s 8 to add even more sparkle to one of the most awaited movies of the year? A Cartier diamond necklace, of course    A diamond necklace plays a pivotal role in the plot of Ocean’s 8, an all female relaunch of the Ocean’s franchise which opens...
  With the long-anticipated date already gone but not forgotten, it had me thinking: What would I wear if I had somehow magically received an invite to attend? The outfit and jewelry would have to be fit for a royal and something that I would wear once in a lifetime. One thing is for certain:...
On May 19, Meghan Markle will appear at the St. George’s Chapel, on the Windsor Castle grounds, wearing a diamond tiara. “A crowd pleasing diamond tiara,” Stephen Webster, Chairman at Garrard—the British jeweler responsible for so many historic pieces worn at royal weddings—tells us.
Australian diamonds sparkle as the basis of new collections by six of the most acclaimed women jewelry designers in the world.
In January 2018, nine leading international diamond and jewelry industry organizations agreed on a universally-accepted diamond definition. Their goal was to help consumers avoid confusion given the proliferation of marketing terms they encounter increasingly in the marketplace, such as “cultured”, “laboratory-grown”, “created”, “cultivated”, “synthetic”, “simulated”, or “man-made”. These products, by definition, are not diamonds.
“Great jewelry knows no gender. While people might be culturally predisposed to understand the power of jewelry on the female form, the right combination of gem and gentleman can be just as powerful. If a man is confident enough, or has positioned himself as boundary-pushing enough in his fashion sense, then wearing a diamond rivière over the...
Whether you’re shopping for a partner, family member, friend, or yourself this February 14th, give the people you love the most a gift of love: Diamonds. Precious, unique, natural, and one-of-a-kind, diamonds are a symbol of authenticity and everlasting commitment, and what’s a more fitting token of endearment than that? 
"When I design an engagement ring or a push present or a pendant or diamonds studs, I get to be a part of the best day of someone’s life."
This piece originally appeared on The New York Times: “Clarifying What Makes a Diamond” on Dec. 7, 2017.   To the Editor: Re “Atelier Swarovski Turns to Man-Made Gems” (A Cut Above, Jewelry, Nov. 22): Diamonds have fascinated generations with their natural origin, beauty, durability and value: finite, billion-year old gemstones. More than just chemicals, diamonds involve...