Haute Jewelry: Sparkling Drops Of Water
It’s bikini season, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to forget about your favorite jewelry pieces! Here are just three ways to add glamour to your poolside adventures this summer.
Lounging by the pool
The swimming pool is calling…Maintaining elegance and style at all times, diamonds are let by the side of the teak ledge of the pool where the sunrays run through the sparkling stones and navigate in between the drops of water like a ballet dancer. No wonder the Ballerina necklace by Bulgari feels at home. Three rows of fully articulated diamond navettes are set in white gold with brilliant cut diamonds linking them with each other. Let’s put it aside before it gets splashed … oh, and don’t forget the rings, it would be shameful to have the pink sapphire ring worth 6.97 carats mounted on platinum and set among 1.60 carats of baguette cut and 0.76 carats of brilliant cut diamonds slid over the finger. Next to it, the high jewelry ring also mounted on the precious heavy metal has an oval shaped Madagascar sapphire of 5.55 carats including two step cut diamonds worth one carat each that cannot be lost in the dangerous currents of the pool water leading to the pool skimmer !
Soaking Up The Sun
Let’s get back to work or at least pretend. The Panther necklace set with diamonds and onyx is a must from Cartier. The wild animal, untamable like the woman who wears it, depicts the black-spotted skin of the iconic and legendary feline of the French jewelry house. Rigid yet articulated in scales, set one-by-one in a circular movement, the necklace is thick and solid, in which the shape of the piece becomes a statement piece that cannot be missed. The matching ring representing a panther set with 448 diamonds and black onyx holds three stones, like three babies. Two green beryls of different intensities and one aquamarine, all faceted in round and oval cuts.
Making A Splash
Chopard gets ready for the Red Carpet! A deep blue cushion cut sapphire worth 160 carats set within four white gold claws with a chain – almost invisible next to the stone – is mounted on 18-carat white gold. Two large diamonds of 5.55 carats in cushion cut and a 4.41 carat pear shape overlook the exceptionally precious stone. And 57.17 carats worth of diamonds alternate between round and pear cuts paving the skin with dazzling stones. On the wrist, the tennis bracelet mounted on platinum includes nine rows of brilliant cut diamonds setting over 330 stones worth 128.32 carats.
Eleonor Picciottio is the Editor-In-Chief of The Eye of Jewelry. Launched in January 2015 The Eye of Jewelry is a plate-form dedicated to the world fine jewelry, high jewelry and jewelry in watchmaking.