Have a Heart

June 1999

Diamonds:New Products

Have a Heart

Love doesn't end on Valentine's Day. Neither does heart jewelry

The vitality of romance abounds through spring and summer. Heart-shaped pendants are a particularly popular way to say "I give you my heart."

Some hearts are interpreted in clean, streamlined versions. Some are puffed to a third dimension. Still others are wrapped in basket weave. They come in platinum and all colors of gold, and many have diamond accents. Whether it's a few stark sparks or covered in pavé, there's a diamond heart to excite anyone.

And remember the heart conveys loving wishes throughout the year, so when a customer looks in your showcase this summer, don't be caught half-hearted.

– by Lorraine M. Suermann

Basket weave earrings feature 0.99 carat of diamonds set in 18k white gold. Suggested retail, $5,898.
LeVian, New York City; (800) 239-9224, www.levian.com.
Diamonds accent these pendants of 18k gold, amethyst, chrysoprase, citrine and pink tourmaline. Suggested retail, $1,500-$2,750.
Bibigi, Gruppo Il Gioiello, New York City; (800) 328-5205.

18k gold and diamond pavé heart contains 41 diamonds and features filigree on the back. Pendant hangs from an 18k gold snake chain.
Kimberley Diamond Co., New York City; (212) 227-3155, fax (212) 791-7731.

Stackable rings are inspired by faith in romance. They're available in 14 or 18k pink, yellow, green or white gold. Suggested retail, $1,275 in 14k, $1,600 in 18k.
Susan Michel Ltd., Flushing, NY; (718) 591-3722, fax (718) 380-3835.

14k gold earrings and slide are from the Folded Heart collection.
Lugosch Designs, Round Pond, ME; (207) 529-6050, fax (207) 529-7000.

The 14k yellow gold rings in this trio feature Gabrielle® diamonds. Cutout hearts distinguish a 14k white gold ring by Suberi Bros.
Suberi Bros., New York City; (212) 979-9100, fax (212) 979-5331.

18k gold intertwined hearts hold 2.58 carats of channel-set VVS/H diamonds and are attached to a double snake chain. Suggested retail, $5,750.
Bielka Inc., New York City; (800) 848-3904 or (212) 980-6841, fax (212) 980-6852.

Pendant is available in yellow or white gold set with 0.25-1.0 carat of round diamonds. Suggested retail, $58-$180.
Louis Creations Inc., New York City; (212) 944-1220, fax (212) 869-2119.

Amor a Amor pendant by C.&K. Nissenbaum features an outer heart with 1.30 carats of round brilliant diamonds in platinum suspending an inner heart with 1.50 carats of princess-cut diamonds, also in platinum. The design is available also in 18k white, yellow or pink gold and in a variety of colored gem combinations. A larger version features tapered baguettes in place of the rounds.
C.&K. Nissenbaum, New York City; (800) 421-6280 or (212) 869-7646, fax (212) 869-7659.

Stud earrings showcase 4.02 carats of heart-shaped diamonds in platinum. Suggested retail, $50,000.
Alan Friedman Co., Beverly Hills, CA; (888) 489-4545 or (310) 278-4944, fax (310) 278-5449.

14k gold heart pendant features two rows of round diamonds totaling 1.0 carat.
David Rock Ltd., New York City; (800) 251-0777, fax (212) 719-0768.

Pavé diamond pendant slides onto a 0.55mm 14k gold MicroCable. Over 40 styles of diamond pendants are available. Suggested retail, $49-$269.
Royal Chain Inc., New York City; (800) 622-0960.

Pendant features 0.33 carat of diamond baguettes mounted in 14k gold. Suggested retail, $345.
Namano, Tucker, GA; (800) 241-8331.

Pendants from the Arabesque collection designed by Richard Palermo were inspired by turn-of-the-century French wrought iron garden gates. Both feature diamonds set in 14k white and yellow gold. Suggested retail range, $299-$499.
Color Craft, New York City; (800) 321-5807 or (212) 840-1924, fax (212) 869-4216.

Fancy greenish yellow diamond weighs 2.68 carats.
Ernest Slotar Inc., Chicago, IL; (800) 621-6537 or (312) 236-7351, fax (312) 236-6456.

The craftsmanship of Valenza, Italy, is represented in this 18k white gold pendant with 7.21 carats of diamonds. Also available in 18k yellow gold and platinum.
Siyance, New York City; (800) 875-4701 or (212) 354-9055, fax (212) 302-6896.

14k white gold heart pendant.
Michael Anthony, Mt. Vernon, NY; (914) 699-0000, fax (914) 699-9869.

14k white gold ring is pavé-set with 0.25 carat of diamonds. Also available in 18k yellow
or white gold. Suggested retail, $195.
Dinaro Creations, New York City; (212) 819-1460, fax (212) 819-1631.

14k gold puffed hearts feature a basket weave pattern set with diamonds.
Van Dell, Providence, RI; (401) 943-2100, fax (401) 943-4230.

18k white gold diamond heart ring is by Bellini & Co. Also available in platinum.
Bellini & Co., New York City; (800) 265-2250 or (212) 355-6062, fax (212) 355-3963, www.belliniandco.com.

18k open heart enhancer is set with 0.26 carat of diamonds and has a 0.08-ct. detachable drop. Suggested retail, $1,600.
Christie Frantz Design, Berkley, CA; (800) 468-8900, fax (510) 525-7782.

18k white gold pendant features 0.72 carat of diamond pavé and an 18k yellow gold bail.
Leenet Jewelry Corp., New York City; (212) 819-9222, fax (212) 819-9199.

18k pendant features 1.20 carats of invisibly set diamonds and is $2,600 suggested retail.
A. Jaffe, New York City; (212) 431-4675, fax (212) 431-5786.

Designed by Marley Simon, this 14k white gold puffed pendant with heart motif has 0.37 carat of diamonds. Suggested retail, $1,350.
Egana Jewelry & Pearls (America) Corp., Dallas, TX; (972) 490-0101, fax (972) 490-5912.

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