Professional Jeweler Archive: Maximum Impact

August 2003

Diamonds/New Products

Maximum Impact

Pavé jewelry adds up to more than the sum of its parts

Whether used on its own or as accents for center stones, diamond pavé paves the way for creating jewelry with a punch across all price points.

Depending on the metal holding the diamonds, looks and prices can range from casually elegant to flat-out spectacular.

Platinum ring features a 3-ct. emerald-cut diamond and is accented with pavé diamonds. Suggested retail, $90,000.

William Goldberg, New York City; (212) 980-4343, fax (212) 980-6120.

Diamond pavé earrings.

CMNY, New York City; (877) 398-9666 or (212) 398-9666,

Platinum ring is set with pavé diamonds and a tension-set center diamond for a total of 0.65 carat. Sapphire accents total 0.40 carat. Keystone, $3,700.

Claude Thibaudeau, Montreal, Canada; (877) 397-9411, fax (800) 644-5077.

Sterling silver earrings have 0.30 carat of pavé diamonds and pendant has 0.42 carat. Each is $330 suggested retail.

Zina Sterling Silver, Beverly Hills, CA; (310) 286-2212, fax (310) 286-1432.

14k white gold pendants feature 0.25 carat of diamonds on a 16-in. chain. Suggested retail, under $500 each.

B.A. Ballou, Providence, RI; (401) 521-2700, fax (401) 854-2709,

Platinum cross pendant is set with 0.25 carat of pavé diamonds. Also available in 14k and 18k gold. Suggested retail, $789 in platinum.

Mercury Ring Corp., Englewood, NJ; (201) 569-1070, fax (201) 569-1538.

Three diamond rings are accented with pavé diamonds. Suggested retail, $2,500-$3,000 without center stones.

A. Jaffe, New York City; (800) 223-0553, fax (800) 628-4183.

18k gold and platinum ring features 0.57 carat of pavé diamonds. Suggested retail, $1,800.

Kimberley Diamond Co., New York City; (800) 223-4104, fax (212) 291-7731.

18k yellow gold and platinum bracelet features 23.45 carats of radiant-cut fancy yellow diamonds with yellow and white pavé diamond accents. Suggested retail, $108,000.

JB International LLC, New York City; (800) 213-2077, fax (212) 977-3209,

Lockets are accented with pavé and bezel-set diamonds.

USA Studs, New York City; (212) 302-1010, fax (212) 302-7098,

1.65 carats of pavé diamonds circle this 14k white gold bracelet. Suggested retail, $3,800.

Adasco Designs, New York City, (800) 632-6685,

14k gold pendant with 0.1 carat of pavé diamonds is $480 suggested retail, 14k earrings with 0.18 carat are $585 and 14k ring with 0.215 carat is $650.

Breuning, Lawrenceville, GA; (678) 377-1673, fax (678) 377-1674.

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