From the Palazzo Reale in Turin to the Reggia di Caserta in the south, Italy’s former royal residences continue to inspire. These sweeping, baroque-style earrings are handcrafted in Italy using brass and freshwater pearls in a style inspired by Renaissance portraits found in the famous Uffizi Gallery, once headquarters of the Medici dynasty.
The Balinese jeweler who crafts these intricate earrings
draws inspiration from the legend of Kirana and Panji, a pair of star-crossed lovers whose tale is told in poems and wayang shadow puppetry. Handmade of sterling silver, including laboriously hand-placed jawan ...
Russian jewelers now working in the United States
create these small treasures inspired by the jeweled eggs made by Peter Carl Fabergé for Tsar Alexander III in the late 19th century. Gold-plated sterling silver is hand-enameled, then each sparkling Swarovski ...
The Mughal court’s passion for gemstones fueled a
world-renowned jewelry-making tradition in Jaipur, India, that continues to this day. These petite, gold-vermeil earrings combine faceted ruby, sapphire, green onyx, carnelian, peridot, and labradorite in homage to Mughal opulence.