Jewelry You’ll Have (and Wear) Forever
The goop ethos of buying fewer, better things is perhaps never more relevant than in the jewelry box. When you invest in a quality piece—say, diamond-encrusted hoops or a sleek gold band—and take good care of it, it should last lifetimes (good news for the grandkids). To that end, we’ve rounded up five kinds of outfit-finishers worth their weight in gold.
P.S. Valentine’s Day is less than a month away. If this story finds its way into your significant other’s inbox, so be it.
The Necklace You Never Take Off
Van Cleef & Arpels, $2,310
A Zodiac pendant is the astrology-lover’s answer to the nameplate necklace.
A string of diamonds will take a tried-and-true look—slip dress and blazer, jeans and a tee—from formulaic to fabulous.
The roman numeral symbolizes the seven types of love defined by the ancient Greeks.
DEven Link Necklace
Resting above the collarbones, these elongated links are just right for layering.
The Statement Ring
sydney floating-diamond pinkie ring
The sculptural design truly works on everyone, from grandma to goddaughter.
A modern take on the “toi et moi” setting, this would make a gorgeous engagement ring or anniversary gift.
Striking on its own and even more impactful in a stack.
Spinelli Kilcollin makes it easy to dip your toe—er, finger into the
The Heirloom-Worthy Watch
An exquisitely designed everyday watch that’s been a classic since it was introduced over a century ago.
This vintage-looking serpentine timepiece is anything but subtle, yet it works as well for day as it does for evening.
The robin’s-egg-blue dial, in two words? Remarkably pretty.
The Wrist Sheen
Wear it on its own or with the rest of your wrist party.
An emerald tennis bracelet is an easy and elegant way to incorporate color.
Tiffany & Co., $7,900
Tiffany’s gauge links split the difference between industrial and refined.
Diamonds versus chain links: Why choose one when you can have both?
The Diamond Earrings
Small enough for regular wear, sparkly enough for special occasions.
The dangly pear-shaped diamond is perfect in a second piercing.
If a traditional four-prong setting isn’t your thing, may we suggest this cool cubic one?
As light-catching as they are lightweight.
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