8 modern geometric jewels that steal the show
Romanticism, stay back. These modern jewels are distinguished by their strong and precise lines and their geometric angles.
Van Cleef & Arpels
The house’s new high jewelry collection – Under the Stars, Heavenly Dreams – dramatically reinvents the cosmos as seen here in this Emerald Cloud necklace. It depicts comet 41P, known for its blue-green glow, in baguettes of gemstones and diamonds set with graphic lines. Along the rim are 96 rare Afghan emeralds, totaling 62.3 carats, and displaying an elongated shape and unique hue with a delicate hint of yellow.
Featured in Chanel’s Escale à Venise fine jewelry collection, the Dazzling set features distinctive white and pink geometric patterns, as seen in these earrings. A unique interpretation of the palace facades and polychrome marble floors of the churches of the Floating City, the quirky pattern set with baguette diamonds is also reminiscent of the quilting dear to Mademoiselle Chanel.
Tiffany and company.
From the Sea range of Tiffany & Co.’s Blue Book 2021 collection is this necklace, whose unique gemstone cut and innovative design are the result of a year-long collaboration between high jewelry designers and craftsmen. Between the surprising combination of soft blue-green aquamarines and silky sun-yellow beryls, geometric panels in rock crystal framed in yellow gold, each adorned with a “floating” oval diamond in the center.
This mesmerizing bib necklace is part of Graff’s tribal collection, which is inspired by the enchanting folk tale of the girl who created the stars. Expressed through a striking stylized motif, the creation represents how humanity has turned to the stars and celestial bodies for guidance through the ages.
The Lacis line of the Perspectives collection by Chaumet, inspired by architecture, is a subtle play of light and transparency created by the setting of knife threads. The Chaumet signature technique makes metal structures invisible, allowing precious stones to sparkle. This necklace also recalls the stone trellis of the moucharabiehs as well as a maze of narrow streets.
Geometry is an integral part of Cartier’s stylistic vocabulary, and here it finds a new dimension when applied to the house’s most beloved emblem, the panther. One of four new creations in the Panthère de Cartier jewelry collection, this openwork fine jewelry necklace is an abstract expression of the big cat realized through architectural lines and edges.
The house transmits the immense power of the sun through the five-piece Suns set from the Stellar Times fine jewelry collection. The star’s majesty is embodied in the ensemble’s bracelet, which showcases the signature LV checkerboard pattern. Diamonds, yellow sapphires and spessartite garnets are individually applied to create a hypnotic lattice topped with a captivating central yellow sapphire.
Located a few blocks from Mr. Winston’s New York City office, Central Park often offered new perspective and inspiration to him and his designers. Masterfully capturing the geometric layout of the world-famous venue, the Central Park Mosaic dangling earrings feature an artful arrangement of emeralds, sapphires, diamonds and aquamarines set to mimic the extraordinary scenery of the iconic destination of the city.