Luxist Gift Guide 09: Top 10 Jewelry Gifts
Of course you can get your woman a practical gift like a computer case or an espresso maker. But if you really want to show your love, you're going to have to get her a piece of jewelry. So ditch the Circuit City circular and pick up our handy Luxist jewelry gift guide for the holidays. Whether a gem, crafted enamel, or a bracelet with a mission, a piece of jewelry is a guarantee to make your lady happy. Read on to find our top holiday picks, some low-end, some high-end, some classic, some nouveau, something guaranteed to fit any fashion personality.
We're forever mesmerized by Temple St. Clair's new Geocentric Pendant, which was inspired by 1st century astronomer Ptolemy's hypothesis that our humble planet was the center of the universe. The rotating pendant is set in multicolor sapphires.
$22,500 18K Large Tolomeo Pendant
There's nothing classier than a big set of gold hoops, especially when lined in fine diamonds. These 18K White Gold Extra Large hoops from JudeFrances are just the thing to make your lady scream.
$4730 available at ShopTwigs.com
For the fickle lady, this stack of seven square rings from up-and-coming designer M. Levinson is just the thing to satisfy her fashion experiments. Wear them together, in pairs, trios, or separately. Made from 22K Gold Vermeil and colorful jewels like Maderia Citrine, Rhodolite, Green Tourmaline, Amethyst, and London Blue Topaz.
$810 at M. Levinson
The Moonlight Crystal Quartz Necklace from H.Stern is a fairty tale come true in 18-karat polished noble gold and larger-than-life square-cut diamond and quartz.
$15,500 at Bergdorf Goodman
A little bit punk rock, a little bit diva, the Hoorsenbuhs Chip Ring is 100% glam. Bet on this little number for luck. The large rose gold face is entirely encircled with beautifully set black diamonds.
$5,980.00 at Barneys
For the humanitarian, Same Sky bracelets are made from handblown glass beads, crocheted by women artisans in Kigali, Rwanda. Proceeds go toward helping training and employing more women, giving them the first boost out of poverty. The baubles are favored by socially-conscious celebs like Alicia Keys, Halle Berry, and Petra Nemcova.
$150 Glass Bead Bracelet
The gorgeous new Harry Winston Guggenheim ring pays testament to Frank Lloyd Wright's groundbreaking architecture, in diamonds. A portion of sales will benefit the educational mission of the Guggenheim Foundation.
Price Available Upon Request
For a truly personal gift, we're loving the new cut-out monograms from KaceyK. Design a necklace in green or rose gold, in white or black diamonds, and string your own initials around her neck so she can tell the world she's yours.
$1850 from KaceyK
For the romantic in your life who might love the tomes of Homer, Greek designer Konstantino is the way to go. His strong pieces pay homage to the myths and Greek gods of his country. This cross ring is a perfect signature piece to add to any ensemble.
$840 Pearl and Pink Tourmaline Ring
For the truly original girl, this Flower Cluster Necklace is a must. Made of enamel flowers of dyed jade and peridot on assorted vintage chains, each piece is handmade by Lenora Dame herself.
$184 from the W Hotel Stores