SKY HIGH GOLD prices have done little to dampen jewelry lovers’ desire for this quintessentially luxurious precious metal. Years of whisper-thin stacking rings and tiny studs have given way to a hunger for chunky, weighty, substantive standalones as consumers crave eye-catching creations that aren’t afraid to take up space.
14K brushed yellow gold jewelry by Jean Basse includes Metro Collection earrings with diamonds (0.50 TCW), $3,000; and Octagon eternity bracelet, $2,800. All jewelry designed and made in Chicago. Call (312) 972-5858, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit jeanbasse.com for more information. MODEL: Katie Brunn PHOTOGRAPHER: Alec Basse AGENCY: The Rock Agency in Chicago
These are the jewels of someone who’s destined for greatness. Bright, bold, and unapologetic; this is the gold that ancient queens of legend wish they’d had the chance to wear. Extraordinary jewels that feel like armor and pair perfectly with confidence and strength.
14K yellow gold earrings with diamonds.
(647) 274-8885, lafiajewellery.com
Amelia Rose Design
Bracelet with gold-plated beads and colorful quartz teardrops on elastic cord.
(707) 595-0811, ameliarosedesign.com
18K yellow gold ring with diamonds.
(954) 361-6020, fope.com
22K yellow gold and oxidized silver earrings with black diamonds.
18K yellow gold cuff bracelet with diamond.
(858) 345-1368, julezbryant.com
10K yellow gold ring with amethyst and diamonds.
(800) 621-0668, bercojewelry.com
22K yellow gold necklace with gray rose cut diamond.
14K yellow gold ring with diamonds (0.40 TCW).
(619) 465-4789, beverleyk.com
Karma El Khalil
18K yellow gold earrings with diamonds.
Price on request
These lively, lovely jewels are bursting with barely contained movement. Their sweeping curves and glinting arcs are delectably dynamic, drawing the eye into a delicate dance as the beholder’s gaze slips in to an infinity of shining, swirling glimmers of light.
14K yellow gold earrings with diamonds (0.16 TCW).
(800) 552-3790, kcdesignsnyc.com
18K yellow gold bracelet with diamonds.
(416) 515-7667, haniakuzbari.com
14K yellow gold earrings with jade.
14K yellow gold pendant with diamonds.
(866) 553-1515, ostbye.com
Martha Seely Design
14K yellow gold pendant necklace with Oregon sunstone, fire opals, and diamonds (1.60 TCW).
(617) 899-2162, marthaseely.com
14K yellow gold earrings.
(540) 207-2572, cindyliebel.com
Gabriel & Co.
14K yellow gold ring.
(212) 519-1400, gabrielny.com
ARK Fine Jewelry
18K yellow gold ring with diamond.
14K yellow gold ring with diamonds (0.62).
(213) 623-8900, shycreation.com