Boutique jewelers are finding an increased appetite for custom pieces that rework family heirlooms and old gemstones. Upcycling inherited items – or even gifts that just didn’t hit the mark – is another way to live sustainably and luxuriously. But where to go to get the expert design and craftsmanship that this requires? We’ve rounded up 11 of the best luxury jewelers online and at retail specializing in custom, bespoke and repurposing family heirloom jewelry, who know how to make new on trend pieces that preserve stories and memories.
It’s cuffing season, and also the time of year when the most marriage proposals take place. In the spirit of romance, we’re checking in on trends in engagement rings, places to propose, and all manner of other delightful and sweet elements of a great love story. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the most stylish, on trend, romantic and luxurious oval diamond rings to buy right now.
Looking for a stand-out luxury gift for someone whose favorite color is orange? Back in the day, actual fresh oranges were a treasured holiday gift for kids. If you think that won’t go over so well in the current era, fear not. You can pay homage to this tradition, with just a bit of an upgrade. This Christmas and holiday gift shop is full of ideas for the best luxury gifts for her, him and them in every favorite shade of orange. Sunny, sweet and eye-catching – what’s not to love?
. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has filed her report. These are our picks for the best of the high jewelry collections from Paris spring summer 2021, including Chanel, Van Cleefs, Boucheron, DeBeers and more. And if you hurry, surely you can find something splendid from one of these haute joaillerie houses as a Valentine’s Day 2021 gift. Just sayin’.
Looking for a knockout gift? Why not bestow a luxury customized one-of-a-kind gift precisely tailored to the personality, experiences and aesthetic of your recipient? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has developed a luxury gift guide of unique, bespoke, custom tailor-made presents. You’ll have the fun of knowing that no one else in the world has exactly the same item as your gift recipient. And they’ll know it, too. And that’s some serious luxury, dear reader.