Three Jewelers on Moda Operandi Now!

Gold, diamonds and carved white jade earrings by Bochic.

Gold, diamonds and carved white jade earrings by Bochic.

Moda Operandi is currently holding trunkshows for three fine jewelry designers and their Resort 2014 collections. Bochic (ending August 1) offers up a touch of the exotic with earrings featuring fossilized mammoth, jet and white jade. Dana Rebecca Designs (ending August 2) brings in the color with another all earring collection in the timeless combo of pink and green. Elise Dray (ending August 4) goes strictly diamonds with her signature graphic style.

Gold and diamond 'Bird Cage' earrings by Bochic.

Gold and diamond ‘Bird Cage’ earrings by Bochic.

Gold, diamond and jet earrings by Bochic.

Gold, diamond and jet earrings by Bochic.

 

Gold, diamond, watermelon tourmaline and rubellite earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

Gold, diamond, watermelon tourmaline and rubellite earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

Gold, diamond and ruby earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

Gold, diamond and ruby earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

Gold, diamond and watermelon tourmaline earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

Gold, diamond and watermelon tourmaline earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs.

Gold and diamond 'Hirrondelle Bird' earrings by Elise Dray.

Gold and diamond ‘Hirrondelle Bird’ earrings by Elise Dray.

Gold and diamond 'Rolled Lys' ring by Elise Dray.

Gold and diamond ‘Rolled Lys’ ring by Elise Dray.

Gold and diamond 'Muse' earrings by Elise Dray.

Gold and diamond ‘Muse’ earrings by Elise Dray.

 

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Druzy

Lots of sparkle without the high cost of polished gemstones.

Images courtesy of Bochic and Kara Ross.

Images courtesy of Bochic and Kara Ross.

You might be seeing a bit more of druzy (also known as drusy) jewelry around in 2013. The high impact stone is being used in both costume and fine jewelry to great effect. Above left is an 18k gold, druzy and diamond ring from Bochic (US$2730) and above right is a resin, gold plate, and druzy cuff bracelet from KARA by Kara Ross (US$250). Continue reading