A Gorgeous 5.31 Carat Emerald and Edwardian Diamond Ring, A big, bright and lively square emerald-cut emerald, weighing 5.31 carats, is the star attraction of this sublime and stunning late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco bauble, finely crafted in platinum, circa 1920. The impressive emerald possesses a crystalline brilliance which glistens and glows under all types of lighting (i.e. day or night). A true vintage beauty.
Giftwrap your finger in chic and stunning style. This truly gorgeous, early-Art Deco bow motif ring is knotted with a luscious, ultra-gemmy, old-mine Colombian emerald. The rich, deeply saturated, bright-green gemstone is bezel-set between a pair of sparkling, old mine pear-shape diamond-centered platinum bows. A truly splendid, far-from-ordinary, original Art Deco jewel in a finger size 6 3/4-7.
An absolutely gemmy (few come finer) square-cut emerald of African origin, weighing .61 carat, radiates vibrant, rich crystalline green in this recently made (in London) jewel. Superbly rafted in platinum, the enchanting gemstone is framed by small bright white European-cut diamonds that continue along the top of the ring shank. Splendid! Currently ring size 6 1/2+.
The abundance of nature in Brazil coupled with the stunning modern architectural work of Oscar Niemeyer are brought together in Carla Amorim’s jewelry creations. These contemporary, fresh and feminine designs make exquisite use of the remarkable variety of precious Brazilian stones, gold and diamonds.
Brazilian jewelry designer Carla Amorim’s collections directly addresses all of the romantic reasons why women wear jewelry: intimate moments like kisses shared under a canopy at garden party, playful and unexpected scenarios like getting caught in the rain with a lover, or receiving a bouquet of flowers from a beau. Amorim’s Romance collection is a storyboard of these occasions and others brought to life in 18k gold and gemstones in the über-feminine and curvaceous aesthetic that her fans have come to expect.
Carla Amorim was born in Brasília. As the darling of a demanding and high profile clientele, she has been creating her own jewelry since 1993. Carla’s creative work is based on three cornerstones: nature in all of its forms, the architecture of Brasília with the brilliant lines of Oscar Niemeyer and its piety.
Whether in earrings, rings, bracelets or necklaces, all precious materials are used, without distinction, to provide a perfect finish for each piece. Diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, tourmalines, tanzanites, Brazilian gemstones, pearls, and 18 K gold in various tones are all explored to achieve the desired effect.
Carla’s creative work has three main influences: Brazilian nature, the architecture Brasilia and the genius geometric lines by Oscar Niemeyer and her Catholic faith. Diamonds, pearls, gemstones and 18kt gold in different tones are used in the making of earrings, bracelets and necklaces to achieve the effect.
Music. Architecture. Nature. These are the inspiration for the Brazilian jewelry designer Carla Amorim.
Kat Florence travels the world in search of the rarest, oldest and most sought after natural gemstones in existence. Once they acquire a rare gem the precise art of gem cutting begins. The size, angle and profile of each cut can capture intrinsic light and reveal the full potential of the gemstone.
Kat Florence design pairs the fluidity of materials with the radiance of light. The exceptional skill and remarkable craftsmanship of our jewelers and gem-setters allow Kat Florence designs to fully express emotion, excellence and brilliance while maintaining every minute detail of individual design.
Ultimately, passion is the driving force behind each Kat Florence piece.
Kat Florence is fortunate to be in the position to decide how to encase such rare beauty and aim through traditional craftsmanship to create a piece that will live forever.
18K Yellow Gold Necklace featuring Brazilian Nova Era Emerald (52.13carats) and Diamonds (3.44carats)
18K White Gold Ring featuring Cambodian AAA Ratanakiri Blue Zircon (26.24carats) and Diamonds (1.67carats)
8K White Gold Ring featuring Brazilian Cruziero Rubellite (12.27carats) and Diamonds (1.13carats)
18K Yellow Gold Ring featuring Russian Sphene (13.90carats) and Diamonds (1.33carats)
18K White Gold Ring featuring Sri Lanka Unheated White Sapphire (11.61carats) and Diamonds (1.53carats)
Jewelry designer, Kristy Florence (Kat) has drawn inspiration for her unique pieces through her love of literature, music, art and design. Choosing to reflect her eclectic travels across the U.S, Canada, Australia and Asia, her range of jewelry has a real story and history within. Soaking up a plethora of cultures and environments, each individual piece embodies exactly that.
Having studied biology, psychology and gained a masters in education, as well as taking a position at an art based international school in Asia, Kat incorporates science and creativity for a truly distinctive combination; enabling her to express herself through her jewelry.
Kat is a firm believer in the way jewelry portrays personality, beauty, and even the journey of each individual, explaining,“I believe the jewelry we wear reflects the passion we feel inside us, our identity and desire to be pulled in a specific direction.”
Her style of jewelry is timeless. It exudes a romantic passion for life, which is inherent in Kat. She truly understands the intimacy and innate qualities of the gemstones and precious metals that adorn our world, and it is this that makes her jewellery so utterly compelling.
“The jewelry we wear reflects the passion we feel inside.”
Kat Florence is the jewelry designer and the lady of the GemGuys team! In this clip she talks about her experience of using Zultanite in her jewelry, why she loves it and how she was lucky to get her hands on a 43 carat piece of Zultanite to place in a red carpet pendant!
“When I first saw this stone I wanted to set it in a jewellery piece with diamonds bursting around the Paraiba, a splash of diamonds setting the stage for this dramatic gemstone…..I love working with Paraibas, the natural glowing color is so magnetic. As the design developed I really tried to fuse a romance of the past with modern structure, to fantastic feminine effect. Creating a piece as elegant and modern as it is delicate and dramatic. ” says Kat. Kat Florence’s creations gorgeous and unique creations which are beyond exquisite. Highly detailed with the rarest gems, this is high joaillerie at its best. Truly wonderful jewels which takes your breathe away over and over again.