Professional Jeweler Archive: Gem Wave

September 2004

Gemstones/New Products

Gem Wave

Colored gemstone pendants and dangling earrings suit all ages and lifestyles

Big, bold, beautiful jewels express a woman’s personality, make a fashion statement or recall old Hollywood glamour.

“My target audience is fashionable, flamboyant and open-minded,” says Tamir Pinchasi, G.G., designer at Harpaz, New York City. Pendants and dangling earrings that grab attention with interesting details in unique settings celebrate colored gemstones.

– by Lorraine M. O’Donnell, A.J.P.

Blue topaz and sterling silver pendant ends in a pearl drop. Necklace is 16 inches. Keystone, $84.

Anatoli, West Hurley, NY; (845) 334-9000, fax (845) 334-9099,

Diamonds in 18k white gold surround a 15-ct. aquamarine. Suggested retail, $14,000.

Coast Diamond, Los Angeles, CA; (800) 523-5937 or (213) 627-2655, fax (213) 627-2038.

14k white gold pendant is set with 2.15 carats of princess-cut fancy sapphires. Suggested retail, $995.

Idaho Opal & Gem, Pocatello, ID; (800) 635-9800 or (208) 233-4059, fax (208) 233-0120.

18k gold and platinum earrings hold 12.08 carats of blue star sapphires, 7.73 carats of cat’s-eye chrysoberyls, 0.67 carat of round diamonds and 0.51 carat of pear-shaped diamonds. Suggested retail, $32,000.

Oscar Heyman & Bros. Inc., New York City; (212) 593-0400, fax (212) 759-8612.

22k yellow and 18k white gold pendant features a 6.04-ct. cushion-concave-starburst-cut green tourmaline and a 3.98-ct. yellow beryl with 1.49 carats of tsavorite garnet accents, including one bezel-set in 22k gold at the bottom. The pendant hangs from a 24k gold rolo chain. Suggested retail, $10,000.

Designs by Rita Hyams, San Anselmo, CA; (415) 948-3573, fax (415) 492-0466.

18k yellow and white gold pendant showcases an emerald-cut green beryl with diamond accents.

Harpaz, New York City; (800) 999-7386 or (212) 575-9244, fax (212) 719-0039.

14k white gold earrings feature pear-shaped amethysts and diamond accents. Suggested retail, $255.

Zoe B., New York City; (212) 594-1345, fax (212) 594-1382.

14k white or yellow gold Princess pendants are set with a 5mm princess-cut amethyst, peridot or iolite. Also available in citrine, blue topaz, red garnet or rhodolite garnet. Suggested retail, $330. Chain sold separately. Matching earrings are $445.

Marie Scarpa Designs, Petaluma, CA; (707) 765-6558.

Sterling silver pendant is oxidized and features 18k and 22k gold, labradorite and Montana sapphires on an oxidized coil. Suggested retail, $1,360.

Janis Kerman Design, Westmount, Quebec, Canada; (514) 931-3852.

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