Circa 1940’s, this 18k yellow gold, sapphire and diamond clip by Van Cleef and Arpels virtually epitomizes the Retro period of jewelry that began following the start of WWII, after the art deco aesthetic of the 20’s and 30’s had come to an end. Platinum was used towards the war efforts, and yellow gold became popular in a period of design that began the less-is-more philosophy. This beautiful clip brooch features 3.00cts of blue sapphires, all square-cut and radiating out like a section of the sun from a gorgeous 2.00ct oval shaped diamond, accented by 1.10ctw of round diamonds. This is a brooch for anyone’s collection of fine sapphire jewelry.
As tranquil as the deepest hue of the blue sea, this Kotlar Harmonie ring represents your trust, loyalty and faith with each other.
Designed to represent trust, loyalty and faith, this Harry Kotlar Harmonie ring features a 7.03ct cushion-cut sapphire, which is as tranquil as the deep blue sea. The majestic central sapphire is set in platinum and surrounded by diamonds, exuding the personalized luxury and beauty that Harry Kotlar has been known for since it first began trading in the 1940s.
Among an impressive collection of elegant jewelry is this Harry Kotlar cushion-cut sapphire Harmonie ring
The Kotlar legacy is one of passion, ambition and professionalism. After moving to America from Poland in 1947, Harry Kotlar started selling small diamonds, sent to him by his brother in law in Israel. As Harry’s reputation flourished so did demand, and within a decade he was creating exquisite, sought after pieces using high value diamonds. Today, this legacy is kept alive by David Wiener, who joined the family business in 1987. David’s visionary approach to jewelry design, combined with the company’s unrivalled master craftsmen, has made Harry Kotlar jewelry among the most coveted in the world.
A Stunning 3.54 Carat GIA Certified Unheated & Untreated Natural Color Change Sapphire & Diamond Ring. GIA has noted that this exceptionally rare Color Change gemstone is unheated, making it one of the most collectible of all sapphires given its near flawless VVS1 clarity
Master jewelers use only the finest and rarest precious stones, creating each piece by hand, including bridal jewelry and collections such as; Daisy, Woodland, Sunflower and other high Jewelry pieces. Also offered are an unparalleled selection of colored diamonds. Asprey was founded in 1781 in Mitcham, South London. It was here that William Asprey established a silk printing business. William’s son Charles and his grandson, also Charles, expanded the business into the metallic arts. In 1841 the elder Charles went into partnership with a London stationer located on Bond Street. In 1847 the Asprey family broke with their partner and moved into 167 New Bond Street, the premises Asprey occupies today.
Inspired by the heraldic floral emblem of England since the reign of Henry VII, the Tudor Rose features a breathtakingly rare purple-pink diamond in the center encircled with pear shaped diamonds to create the petals of the rose and finally bordered with smaller pink diamonds to complete the look of the bi-colored “Tudor Rose”
This gorgeous bracelet is a floral pattern resembling the daisy flower. It is set with beautiful marquise cut aquamarines in a floral pattern around stunning brilliant cut diamonds that form the center of the flower. The collection itself has many other beautiful pieces set in solid diamond and other include the beautiful aquamarine gems set within the floral arrangement.
A simple statement worthy of extravagant expression. This humble daisy blossom has been glamorously interpreted by Asprey jewellers over generations, but never more magnificently than now: the new Daisy Heritage Collection, with petals of brilliant marquise-cut diamonds and aquamarines, more than holds its own among the rarest hothouse species.
The Woodland Story. Gathering nuts and berries has never been so rewarding. Some are delicately enameled, others intricately set with gemstones. The oak leaves and pine cones, blackberries and gooseberries, acorns and mushrooms in this whimsical collection are designed by Shaun Leane and realized in 18 carat gold. Collected over time, each alluring charm lends a new appreciation of the small and myriad wonders of Britain’s woodlands.
This contemporary collection encapsulates the storm’s cyclonic energy, resulting in a beautiful maelstrom of diamonds and gold. Capturing the elemental strength, drama and beauty of the storm, utilizing the skills of master jewelers, coupled with Asprey and Shaun Leane’s design expertise, Storm was created with painstaking intricacy, using the finest materials. The Storm Necklace features a complex vortex of 457 individual diamonds and delicate white gold wires which gracefully swirl to encompass a central diamond, creating the eye of the storm.
This gorgeous mixed cut ruby and diamond ring is comprised of 5 pear-shaped and 1 round cut rubies (tot 11.82cts) and 5 marquise cut diamonds (tot 2.63cts) set in Platinum
Ever since the house was founded in 1781, Asprey has continuously defined British luxury on the basis of its core values of quality, refinement and innovation. In addition to its outstanding silver, crystal and leather collections, Asprey has grown to take a premier position in the jewelry industry and also offers the most exquisite timepieces by partnering recently with Bovet 1822 and Rolex. This renowned English luxury-goods house sells mostly jewelry and accessories, but the few watches it does have are the ultimate. Exciting developments continue to take place at Asprey; it continues to celebrate the best in craftsmanship, design and materials to offer its clients objects to treasure. Expert jewelry designers, steeped in Asprey’s individualistic British style, working with the finest gems, have given Asprey its unrivaled reputation. The elegant new Asprey designs represent a continuation of a great tradition, blending experience with a spirit of artistic adventure to take the craft forward.
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.