Your Red Set for Valentine's Day
11th February 2019
Valentine’s day is just around the corner and it’s time to think of your special jewellery set!
Red is the perfect color to celebrate love, and the following five jewels will definitely recall this passionate feeling. In this article, rubies are kings and we will discover that each jeweler chose a different cut to magnify this burning stone. The following selection should please all tastes with its various styles and designs.
Five High Jewellery Creations, Rubies & Diamonds. Legends on pictures.
These Harry Winston earrings are embodying eternal elegance and sophistication. The delicate diamonds lines are made of brilliant and pear-cut diamonds for a total of 2.97 carats. Dropping from the lines, the two pear-cut rubies are weighting 2.15 and 2.03 carats. The yellow gold claws are supporting the pigeon blood gemstones, while the diamonds are set on platinum. Once again, Harry Winston offers its finest classical design.
Earrings, Harry Winston. Rubies & Diamonds.
Crivelli is a master in colored stones’ jewels. Here, the Italian jeweler offers an important marquise-cut ruby, surrounded by 16 pear-cut diamonds. The white gold ring is pave of brilliants.
This beautiful piece has a quite classic design, the attraction remains in the deep red color of the center stone. Its cut is stretched to its endings giving a longer shape to the ring and covering largely the finger.
Ring, Crivelli. Ruby & Diamonds.
With Bayco, we are used to imposing jewellery pieces and this bracelet is not an exception. It is composed of 5 major oval-cut rubies reaching 43,28 carats, and each Mozambic stone is surrounded by a diamonds hallo. The pavé bracelet is an open platinum structure which presents two cabochon-cut rubies at its endings. Bayco offers a full set for this unique piece.
Bracelet, Bayco. Rubies & Diamonds.
What is more appropriate than a heart for Valentine’s day?
Chopard thought that one was not enough: for this necklace, more than 30 heart-cut rubies for a total of 59 carats, are set all along the pear, brilliant and marquise-cut diamonds’ lines. The total diamonds’ weight reaches 66 carats.
Part of the Precious Chopard Collection, this statement piece will definitely be noticed from far.
Precious Necklace, Chopard. Rubies & Diamonds.
Rubies are the favorite gemstones for the Mystery Set by Van Cleef & Arpels. This outstanding technique creates the illusion that gems are assembled together without any support as described in Homo Faber’s article (click here for more information).
This butterfly brooch presents one pair of full pave diamonds wings, and another pair of wings composed of calibré-cut rubies. In addition, the body is made of 2 marquise-cut diamonds.
Estimate for $175K, this romantic brooch has been sold for $567K by Sotheby’s in December 2018 during the New York auctions sales.
Butterfly Broch, Van Cleef & Arpels. Rubies & Diamonds, Mystery Set.