Dramatic, jewellery statements of the season

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paz vega wears bulgari hj earrings at 18th annual sag awardsDramatic, jewellery statements of the season


Dramatic and bold, statement jewellery pieces have been predicted to be the in-thing this summer and just one  jewel can transform your entire look and attire elevating it to another level. We present a selection of some of the best collections by world renowned brands selected for their sheer variety ranging from vintage, historical and mythical to the purely avant garde…


In its Sol y Sombra collection, famed jewellery brand Carrera y Carrera’s Spanish passion comes to the fore in jewels giving gold an almost pictorial silhouette. It heightens the deep-red of the citrine to fiery effect and the radiance of diamonds on their yellow gold settings. While it’s new Melodia collection draws inspiration Spain’s famous music to present yet another stunning line of jewels.


In celebration of its famous founder Fawaz Gruosi’s lucky number seven, deGrisogono presents the new Jiya ring made    up of seven rings with voluptuous shapes and volumes which metamorphoses into seven connected links united at the    base like the petals of a flower. It comes in three different rose gold versions: a signature black and white diamond full-set ring and a half-set diamond variation as well as a daring model consisting of six black, lacquered carbon fibre rings   surrounding a central rose gold ring with the brand name, in yet another pioneering effort by the brand.


Italian jewellery maestro Roberto Coin believes that dreams are a priceless asset dedicated to nourish our most joyful   and romantic soul. Each year, Coin crafts a number of limited edition, one-of-a-kind pieces. This year, he unfurled two   varieties of limited edition Siberian Tiger bracelets: the white one combines white, yellow, black and rose gold with colourless, black and brown diamonds; while the rose gold bracelet blends rose, yellow and black gold with colourless,   black and brown diamonds studded with fierce topaz-set eyes they are designed to bring out the feline in its wearer.   Tucked discreetly in each jewel is one red ruby, signature touch of the brand, based on an ancient Egyptian belief that it bestows mysterious protection on its wearer.


Tiffany & Co., the world-renowned American jeweler and diamond authority continues to thrill jewellery lovers.  Its new and dazzling Cobblestone bracelet featuring 59 oval, marquise, pear-shaped and cushion-cut fancy intense   Tiffany Yellow Diamonds and a trove of white diamonds, totaling over 100 carats of exquisitely faceted stones  creates a sparkling treatise you would love to gift a loved one in the coveted Tiffany Blue Box®, an international symbol  of excellence.


Yet another Italian maestro Marco Bicego dazzles us with a dazzling red carpet pair - the Siviglia Sapphires Orecchini earrings. A passion for researching new ways of working with gold combined with Italian savoir faire in the traditions of hand crafting Italian gold jewellery sees the brand swing yellow hand-textured gold confetti beads set with sapphires. Blending soft sorbet hues with the occasional pop of colour it’s a delightful jewel.


Aaron Basha, the New York based jeweler whose collections are retailed at well known name Levant Watches and   Jewellery, carries on with its mission of radiating positivity at every turn with its charms. Fashioned from precious materials such as gold and bedecked with choice diamonds, and highlighted by enamel work, its innovative jewellery   scores every time, bringing smiles and chasing away your blues.


Ancient coins and jewels have long been elevated by Italian brand Bulgari to the status of “objets d’art.” The first Monete jewelry collection debuted during the era of the ‘Dolce Vita’, when Bulgari asserted its signature style of rounded forms and harmonious volumes. These hand crafted, one-of-a-kind pieces are now part of the Bulgari Vintage collection inspiring the new models of the Monete collection. In its elegant necklace, pink gold settings   are juxtapositioned with mother-of-pearl with a single pendant, highlighting the ancient silver coin like a gemstone.


Spanish jewellery house Magerit Joyas this year presents its new Vitral collection portraying one of the most   fierce personality styles of all times, the Gothic. These fabulous pieces capture the force of gargoyles creating a mystical look accompanied by sculpted artistry in bold necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and cuff links. Realized in 18k yellow and white gold they feature diamonds, color sapphires, color quartzes and    other precious stones.

Vintage jewelry is one of the best options when selecting statement jewellery as it brings out the beauty of a past era. And Chanel’s 80th anniversary fine jewelry designs this year celebrate the boldness of the 1932 exhibits that heralded one-off high-end jewelry pieces reflecting Chanel’s break free liberated spirit marking a state of positive energy for jewelry designers in an environment clouded by the recessive economic gloom of the 1930s. Designed   to bring out the star in you is its dramatic pair of Etoile Filante drop earrings featuring a star motif at its wearer’s   ear lobe, from which fall away trails of diamond dazzle.

In its new My Dior jewellery collection, the famed luxury brand Dior presents a stunning cuff bracelet composed entirely almost of a caned pattern used in furniture in the Napolean III style. Fashioned in yellow gold and set with a   rainbow variety of semi-precious gemstones it’s a jewel you’ll cherish for its avant garde essence and bold stance.


Dubai’s leading jewellery house, Emerald World showcases stunning jewels featuring exclusive Colombian emeralds on yellow gold settings. Extraordinary and exceptionally beautiful they are a fabulous tribute to its acclaimed craftsmanship and innovation. We feature its enchanting ring where a peerless pearl plays protagonist ringed by intense-hued round Colombian emeralds which are in turn circled by select white diamond brilliants.


Aaron Shum Jewellery, leading jewellery manufacturer known for its authentic and exquisite designs with a core value of fashionable, affordable luxury presents its awesome Oceanus GEMTIQUE collection inspired by the eternal magic of the sea. Part of GEMTIQUE’s new “Made with SWAROVSKI GEMSTONES” collection, it  combines 925 sterling silver with 18k gold, and offers drop earrings, pendants and rings studded with Swarovski’s  luminous hued, genuine gemstones and diamonds.


LIALI Jewellery, leading retailer of diamond jewellery in the UAE, celebrates the ‘ruby’ traditionally hailed as the gemstone for the month of July with a stunning spread of exclusive, ruby and diamond studded creations. So grab the opportunity to select your dream ruby creation from LIALI’s glamorous and superbly crafted 18k white and yellow gold earrings, necklaces, rings and pendants showcasing its hailed artistry in the most precious materials. We present you its classic ruby roses set where diamonds heighten the intense red of the rubies in a    tribute to femininity.


Mouawad, the famous 121 year-old jewellery house recently launched the new Classic Pearl collection in its boutiques across the Gulf. Lustrous South Sea and Tahitian pearls are paired with the finest diamonds set with 18K white gold to offer a classic but contemporary jewellery collection in a variety of colours and arrangements that include combinations of South Sea golden, light yellow and white pearls, Tahitian black pearls, and white and black diamonds, all hand-crafted in 18K white gold.


Damas, the Middle East’s leading international jewellery and watch retailer, has introduced the latest collection by the famous Italian jeweller Pasquale Bruni called Liberty, which is now available at Damas les exclusive boutiques across Dubai. It features necklaces with butterfly pendants, earrings with diamond and topaz drops, and a ring which comes in two variations: the classic butterfly shape or the Belle Epoque model where the butterfly flaunts a majestic white diamond with white topaz in a regal and contemporary design. There is also a bracelet from which three graceful butterflies attempt to attain their liberty.