Discover diamonds in high jewelry

Diamonds create distinctive designs in this year’s new fine jewelry

Discover diamond jewelry from Van Cleef & Arpels, Chanel, De Beers, Cartier and more

Diamonds are infused with unexpected design elements in this year’s fine jewelry launches, which give the stones striking silhouettes or pair them with rainbows of colorful gemstones for high jewelry that’s both pretty and powerful.

For Gucci Haute Joaillerie, diamonds come alive with brilliance as they border heart-shaped ribbons of tanzanite, rubellite and garnet, providing a stark contrast to the more typical color gradients. Color also rules in this rose gold necklace from Bulgari, with ruby ​​and diamond motifs forming a mesmerizing frame for a central pigeon’s blood ruby.

‘1932’ brooch in white gold and diamonds, price on request, by Chanel Haute Joaillerie. Photography: AM+PM Studio

For Chanel, the diamonds are imbued with romantic references, their architectural form paying homage to the historic codes of the house, with the frank blow of a shooting star set with diamonds a nod to Chanel’s first high jewelry collection of 1932 .

Diamonds form an intricate latticework in De Beers’ delicate Midnight Aura necklace, which ties a white gold breastplate with diamonds and chrysoprase. in Chopard’s “red carpet”, they rock a fancy light brownish-yellow diamond.

“Dior Print” necklace in white and yellow gold with diamonds, yellow diamonds, rubies and emeralds, price on request, by Dior Joaillerie. Photography: AM+PM Studio

Curved fluidity defines Van Cleef & Arpels’ “Envol de Diamants” necklace, while in Dior Joaillerie’s “Dior Print” necklace, they form a playful arc when strung with yellow diamonds, rubies and emeralds .

In Tasaki’s earring, pearls provide welcome warmth. For Chaumet, diamonds elegantly frame a wave of sapphires, Paraiba tourmalines and red spinels, while the Cartier watch in rubies, rock crystal, onyx and brilliant-cut diamonds cuts a formidable form. §

White gold watch with ruby, rock crystal, onyx and brilliant cut diamonds, price on request, by Cartier. Photography: AM+PM Studio

Atelier 5 Waterfall earrings in 18k sakura gold, 18k white gold, Akoya pearls and diamonds, price on request, by Tasaki. Photography: AM+PM Studio

‘Envol de Diamants’ necklace in white gold and diamonds, price on request, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photography: AM+PM Studio

‘Midnight Aura’ necklace in rhodium-plated white gold with diamonds and chrysoprase, price on request, by De Beers. Photography: AM+PM Studio

‘Hortus Deliciarum’ necklace in white gold with a heart-shaped tanzanite, rubellites, garnets and diamonds, price on request, by Gucci Haute Joaillerie. Photography: AM+PM Studio

Sarah C. Figueiredo