Some are classics, some are new but they have one thing in common – they are all exquisite.
Here’s your ultimate jewellery guide to the most-coveted brands to add to your wishlist for 2020.
Irene Neuwirth’s whimsical and free-spirited designs capture a beautiful balance between uxury and playfulness Combining a diamond tennis necklace With precious stone charms carved like fruit, Neuwirth reminds us that jew- elry is fun While maintaining a high standard Of craftsmanship and quality. Some Of my fa- writes are her opal candy beaded necklace and her gumball rings.
Pictured: Opal, Diamond & 18-Karat Gold Neck- lace
Animals and nature are common themes throughout Bibi Van der Velden’s intricate designs. Trained in sculpting, Van der Velden hand-carves each piece With unusual materials like the tusk from a 60,000-year-old mammoth or Wings from a scarab, and is adept at engi neering movement as in her Galaxy Spinning Pearl Ring.
Pictured: Crocodile-Motif Hanging Ear rings
Using geometric form and severe angles to design the base Of each piece While adding elements Of extreme femininity either through the cut Of the diamond or curve Of the negative space, Gaia Repossi creates jewelry for the strong, modern woman unfettered With tradi tional notions Of jewelry. Each piece resembles a work Of art through its innovative aesthetic and refined quality.
Pictured: Antifer 1 8-Karat Rose Gold and White Gold Bracelet With Diamonds
David Webb’s world Of baubles is not for those with a tame heart. Original, and often dramatic, designs of animals and grand cocktail rings are Web’s signature.
Pictured: 18-Karat Gold Ebony Buckle Ring
The Kasliwal family dates back to the 16th century as the legendary jewelers to the maharajas. Combining Indian aesthetic and craftsmanship With his learnings from gold- smiths in Italy, Sanjay Kasliwal designs to bring his family’s heritage to all corners of the world.
Pictured: 22-carat Gold Diamond Square Ring
The storied French maison remains one Of the most sought-after labels when it comes to jewelry and watches. Popular for its Panthére, Love bracelets, and more, Cartier—named the Jeweler Of Kings—dates back to the 9th century as the favorite among royalty.
Pictured: Diamond & Black Onyx Panthere Cuff Bracelet
Sidney Garber pieces are the essence of timeless luxury. If you are in search of the perfect chain-link necklace (Which can be worn multiple ways, the Y shape being my favorite), search no more. Because time and time again, this one takes the Win, now helmed by Gar beds daughter, Brooke Garber Neidich, the company donates all profits to nonprofit organizations dedicated to children.
Pictured: Oval Link Tivoli Necklace
Fred is renowned for vintage and estate jewelry, Which is remarkable and expertly curated. However, the brand also creates new pieces like these White topaz drop earrings that hang exactly at the right length from your lobes. It’s the small details that make these pieces so perfect.
Pictured: Cushion Cut White Topaz Collet Drop Earrings
Dauphin’s collection is composed of sharply engineered geometric designs and an architectural quality in each piece. Deconstructing the notion and form of what is expected in a ring or necklace, the French jewelry brand creates show stopping pieces for the contemporary jewelry buyer.
Pictured: Disruptive Pavé Diamond 18-Karat Rose Gold TWO Tier Ring
When Spinelli Kilcollin introduced its interconnected galaxy rings, it caused a frenzy among fashion editors and stylists. From its signature black gold and use of mixing metals, the brand commercialised the idea of wearing rings across multiple fingers and brought attention back to our digits.
Pictured: Four Link Luna Rose Rings
For those seeking more of a spiritual connection With their jewelry, Foundrae Offers an immense variety of mystical symbols designed on medallions and crests to ayer on chain necklaces. The combinations are endless.
Pictured: True Love Mixed Medallion Belcher Necklace
Shihara’s unconventional designs are wearable every day. The brand’s minimal approach to three-dimensional shapes and exactly how they sit on the ears maybe why it feels so timeless. Although known for its unique earrings, Shihara also offers sleek and understated rings and necklaces.
Pictured: 20mm 3-D Square Earring
Daniela Villegas creates fantastical pieces rooted in Mother Nature and the cycle of life. Often featuring species not necessarily considered beautiful, such as the centipede, Villegas seeks the unusual, which results in gorgeous creations.
Pictured: Belisama Sapphire, Peridot & Tourrmaline Ring
A classic for a reason—that little blue box will always elicit excitement.
Pictured: Tiffany T Two Diamond and Black Onyx Circle Pendant in 18k Rose Gold
A favourite of Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Lady Gaga, Lynn Ban’s creations are bold, fun, and major in every way. Using vibrant tones against
black rhodium, al of Bar’s pieces imbue a rock ‘n’ roll energy.
Pictured: Voss Lab-Sapphire & Gold Drop Earrings
Mikimoto is the ultimate purveyor of the highest-quality pearls. Credited as the first person to culture a pearl, Mikimoto Kokichi pioneered the commercialization of the pearl jewelry industry.
Pictured: Diamond Horseshoe & Pearl Charm Bracelet
Known for cable bracelets, David Yurman offers many other bracelet options to mix, stack, and collect over the years, as well as a full
range of other categories like the perfect signet ring,
Pictured: Stax 18-Karat Gold Chain Link Bracelet with Diamonds, 4mm
A Roman jeweler known for its iconic Serpenti design and combination of yellow gold with colorful precious stones, the house of Bulgari
dates back to 1884 having adorned many notable stars from Elizabeth Taylor to Ingrid Bergman.
Pictured: 18-Karat Pink Gold & Diamond Serpenti Ring
This article was first published in Harper’s Bazaar Singapore.