Jumbo pearls are on the rise, and Stella Flame Jewellery has a wonderful providing that pearl lovers will likely be wild for.
A menagerie of the best luxurious—diamond-dotted crab, butterfly, frog, seahorse, starfish, snake, and lizard—collect on this necklace, decorations on the foremost baroque pearls that dangle charm-style from a two-tone chain.
“We go to nice lengths to create our one-of-a-kind assertion neckpieces, sometimes that includes varied mixtures of 5 or seven massive to jumbo South Sea, Tahitian, and gold baroque and semi-baroque pearls which are rigorously matched for measurement, luster, type, and colour,” says Stella Flame, proprietor of the eponymous New York-based jewellery model. “Every pearl is adorned with an 18k and diamond creature suspended from an 18k diamond-accented primrose bail. The primrose—from the Latin prima rosa, ‘old flame’—is a motif woven all through my collections and a nod to my love of nature.”
The pearls are a splendor in their very own proper. However so as to add animals to them? The necklace takes on a wholly new type of luxurious whimsy that helps it to face by itself in a world of pearls. And if the considered animal jewellery sounds cutesy or twee—not so with this selection. Its ecosystem of reptiles, amphibian, insect, and sea creatures is stocked with loads of edge, thanks largely to the darkened metals and pearls (but additionally as a result of snakes, crabs, and butterflies will be fairly badass).
“Since my gallery is within the Hamptons and I’m a fan of water locales—in Istanbul I stay steps from the Bosphorous—I used to be impressed to place a brand new spin on pearls by including my favourite bejeweled creatures discovered within the ocean or alongside coastlines,” Flame says. “Since they’ve confirmed to be so common, we additionally supply our Stella Maris [animal] pearls individually—but it surely’s laborious to choose only one!”
High: Maris necklace in 18k gold with baroque and semi-baroque Tahitian and South Sea pearls and blue and white diamonds, $33,550 (charms and necklace additionally out there bought individually); Stella Flame Jewelry
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