Give someone the gift of flowers in precious metals and/or gemstones during the holidays this year. Or, while shopping for family/friends, purchase a pendant, earrings or ring in one of the striking botanical motifs that will be a lasting treasure in your jewelry wardrobe. Floral jewelry is always in style and speaks of romance or friendship, depending on the variety you choose.
Here are some of the most charming, creative and compelling pieces from independent contemporary designers:
Anita Ko’s 18K gold Diamond Rose Flower Ring is perfect for those who love three-dimensional designs and want their roses to endure.
Silvia Furmanovich’s 18K gold East West floral marquetry earrings with diamonds offer an artistic take on floral jewels.
Sydney Evan’s 14K gold and diamond Multi Floral Charm Necklace offers a whole bouquet of romantic and meaningful flowers for the significant other in your life
Nak Armstrong’s 20-karat rose gold and bi-color tourmaline earrings features an imaginative use of gemstones to create floral shapes in 3-D.
Yvonne Léon’s 9K gold Daisy Signet Ring with grey diamonds and yellow and orange sapphires is Leon’s reimagines this wildflower and an age-old ring silhouette with optimistic colors in a ring that would put a smile on any receiver of this gift’s face.
Gwen Barba exclusively at The Seven’s Rosemary Hoops in 18K yellow gold, with vitreous enamel and lavender sapphires, are a natural, feminine take on classic hoops.
Erica Molinari’s 18K hand-painted vitreous enamel orchid in an 18K gold pearl and diamond frame “is inspired by love and beauty”, says Molinari and will be a breathtaking gift for a romantic partner, mother, grandmother, or daughter.
Francesca Villa’s 18K gold Garden Eden Earrings with hand-painted pansies (which mean thinking of you in the Victorian language of flowers, based on the French, pensee—to think) are meticulously hand-made in Italy, accented by sparkling white diamonds and alluring green peridot.
Basak Baykal’s Mimosa Choker is handmade in 18K gold with emerald and other gemstones. It wraps the neck with grace and beauty.
Nadine Aysoy’s 18K multi-gemstone mismatched earrings play with different hues and cuts of gemstones for a joyful pair of earrings to gift this holiday season
Jane Taylor’s floral hoops with turquoise and hot pink sapphires are reminiscent of the forget-me-nots found in Georgian and Victorian jewelry. The receiver of this gift will always remember the giver of these feminine earrings.
Heavenly Vices Fine Jewelry’s 14K yellow gold signet Ring with rose engraved shoulders inspired by the Victorian Language of Flowers. This ring can be engraved with a name, initials, dates or a meaningful word. What a charming way to personalize a holiday gift.