The Loveliest Jewellery Collections Of 2022 – JCK

One other yr of gorgeous jewellery has come and gone, leaving in its wake new traces of memorable types to covet.

The headliners this yr, as evidenced beneath, share some main issues in widespread. Many are in yellow gold—daring and substantial in its use—and practically all glitter with diamonds, some with coloured gem stones too.

If one needed to title a theme for 2022, it could be celestial: Designers launched a galaxy’s value of types impressed by the moon and stars, an everlasting trope that pulls shoppers yr after yr. However in a post-pandemic world, the sky above impressed creators greater than ever, symbolizing a unity of individuals the world over, even once they have been saved aside—in spite of everything, we’re all below one moon, and one solar.

Under, my favourite collections featured right here on On Your Market this yr.

Auvere’s Chain Complicated

Auvere double link bracelet
Double hyperlink bracelet in 22k yellow gold, $4,100; Auvere

“Within the fall of 2021 we launched Chain Complicated—we did so due to our clients,” says the model’s founder and designer Gina Feldman Love. “Lots of our clients known as and wrote us expressing a want to buy our cable hyperlink chains with out pendants in addition to chunkier chains that could possibly be worn as assertion items by themselves or with different chains they owned. Chain Complicated is our reply to our clients’ requests.”

Akaila Reid’s Orbs of Fancy

Akaila Reid opal cuff
One-of-a-kind cuff bracelet in 18k yellow gold with 53.68 cts. t.w. Ethiopian opals and 12.07 cts. t.w. diamonds, $40,000; Akaila Reid

“I really feel like I’ve been unknowingly honing in on my aesthetic since I used to be a child,” says Akaila Johnson. “I grew up dancing competitively and all the time needed to have a say in what my costumes seemed like. I used to be the woman who spent hours including rhinestones to every part I might get my palms on. I’ve simply all the time had this very female, fanciful model that’s current in all points of my life.”

Alice by Laura Gallon

Laura Gallon sapphire Galaxie necklace
Galaxie necklace in 18k white gold with 1.03 cts. t.w. sapphires, 0.12 ct. t.w. diamonds, and mother-of-pearl, $9,120; Laura Gallon

Laura Gallon’s rebranding is impressed by the work of her great-grandparents, and her new assortment pays tribute to her great-grandmother, Alice. “The Alice assortment is, in essence, a love story,” Gallon stated in an announcement on the brand new line.

Pharos by Pamela Zamore

Pamela Zamore Pharos charms
Pharos assortment customized attraction necklace in 18k yellow gold, value on request; Pamela Zamore

“Once I chosen symbols for the Pharos assortment, I selected people who have a common high quality to them and in addition are rooted in historical past. I feel that particularly throughout difficult occasions, it may be useful to mirror on what’s necessary to us,” says Pamela Zamore. “What’s going to assist us to satisfy our intentions on this second in our lives? What will we worth most? Every of the Pharos symbols serves as a beacon or gentle that displays what actually issues to us now and within the days earlier than us, however additionally they assist us to mirror upon the trail we now have already traveled.”

Jade Trau’s Poppy

Jade Trau Poppy hoop earrings
Poppy hoop earrings in 18k rose gold with 5.7 cts. t.w. diamonds, $28,000; Jade Trau

“I all the time knew I used to be going to have a Poppy assortment, so I’ve been wanting and enthusiastic about these flowers for a very long time,” says Jade Trau. “I simply love your complete flower. The stems are wonderful—how some are tremendous straight and a few weave round or droop over like a sweet cane even whereas they’re buds. I really like the buds of the poppy as properly, they’ve this thick inexperienced protecting layer. After which the colourful flowers themselves, in fact—the crinkled paperlike petals appear to be one thing solely Mom Earth might provide you with. I feel the asymmetry and irregularity of the flower is what impressed me to work on this assortment that has 4 cluster silhouettes, all mosaicked collectively to create this floral-inspired assortment that actually nonetheless feels intrinsically Jade Trau.”

Christina Alexiou’s House Oddity


Christina Alexiou Space Oddity necklace
Necklace in 18k yellow gold with diamonds, value on request; Christina Alexiou

“I’ve had a long-standing fascination with the cultural impression of mankind’s first journey to the moon,” stated Christina Alexiou in an announcement in regards to the assortment. “David Bowie’s iconic album House Oddity, launched the day earlier than the Apollo mission, has accompanied me in many various moments in my life; its sense of thriller and marvel deeply resonated with me as I used to be designing this assortment. Listening to Bowie, I discovered myself reminiscing in regards to the playfulness and glamour of the late ’70s and ’80s. The planets on this assortment are my very own rendition of disco balls, an emblem of optimism, magnificence, and unity. I needed to create jewellery that gave a sense of hope, very similar to the moon touchdown did. The marvel of area is unbelievable, it’s one thing a lot higher than us, and that may be a sentiment I actually tried to deal with.”

Bowen NYC’s Moon and Stars

Bowen NYC Moroccan Star band
Moroccan Star cigar band in 18k yellow gold with diamonds, $3,190; Bowen NYC

“I’ve all the time been impressed by the night time sky, the moon, the celebrities,” says Julie Bowen. “The moon is an emblem of change and but consistency. Our lives are all the time altering just like the moon, however to see it, at the same time as a sliver, and to know it’s all the time there, is reassuring. For me, the celebrities symbolize needs and attaining goals. So to create items and a set based mostly round this is sensible as they resonate with so many individuals.”

Ellis Mhairi Cameron’s Nightfall

Ellis Mhairi Cameron Dusk rings
Nightfall assortment ring in 14k yellow gold with 1.2 ct. champagne diamond, $4,433 (pictured with V-shape scatter rings, bought individually); Ellis Mhairi Cameron

“I concentrate on pure coloured diamonds and have observed an unlimited enhance in the previous couple of months with purchasers choosing extra uncommon shades,” says Ellis Mahairi Cameron. “From the extra autumnal baguettes I take advantage of to the cleaner, brighter icy whites and gentle greens, my purchasers have interaction with distinctive shades. The one-of-a-kind nature of a lot of my diamonds is permitting all my stockists to have distinctive choices, which suggests we successfully bought out of many of the one-of-kind items by the tip of the journey [in the U.S.]. Seeing purchasers fall in love with the small print and craftsmanship is particular to me.”

Susan Gordon’s Spinning Globes

Susan Gordon Scripture Spinning Globe pendant
Scripture Spinning Globe pendant in 22k yellow gold with 1.11 cts. t.w. diamonds, $15,000; Susan Gordon Jewelry

“I all the time cherished spheres and thought it could be cool to make a globe that you can put on lengthy and have the ability to spin round,” says Susan Gordon. “I fashioned the globes on a rubber ball, then lower into two halves for casting.”

Messika’s Past the Mild

Messika Divine Enigma choker
Divine Enigma choker options seven rows of gold, a quantity symbolic of energy and religious power throughout many cultures, value on request; Messika

Past the Mild is stacked with masterpiece on masterpiece, however the assortment’s headliner is the Akh-Ba-Ka (proven at high), that includes 14 distinctive diamonds enjoying assist to a 33 carat diamond, all lower from the identical 110 carat tough. With the household of 15 diamonds pieced collectively like a puzzle, to say it’s spectacular can be an understatement. In complete, the necklace glistens with 2,550 diamonds—71.49 carats in complete, and the pendant containing the 33 carat stone might be indifferent and worn as a brooch.

Future Fortune’s Vacation Assortment

Future Fortune Celebration bracelets
Stellar bracelet in 18k yellow gold with emerald and diamonds, $15,500; Cosmic Love bracelet in 18k yellow gold with 0.5 ct. heart-shape diamond and diamonds, $18,000; Magic Spell bracelet in 18k yellow gold with heart-shape inexperienced tourmaline, $15,000; Future Fortune

“Future Fortune Jewellery is celebrating two years in enterprise this month, and we’re thrilled with how a lot the corporate has grown,” says Jessica Olds. “Prior to now yr we now have expanded exceptionally properly and are excited to continue to grow. I feel patrons are desirous to deal with themselves and their family members with some lovely funding items that can maintain their magnificence over time.”

High: Akh-Ba-Ka necklace with 71.49 cts. t.w. diamonds, value on request; Messika

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