5 Most Luxurious Jewelry Brands
Clothing is a necessity, but jewelry is purely aesthetic. While apparel can be made from sumptuous materials by famous designers, the purpose of wearing
Within the realm of precious metals and sparkling stones are brands that are top in the industry. Below are five of the most luxurious jewelry brands in the world, having earned a reputation for innovation, quality, and beauty — and sparing no expense.
French jeweler and watchmaker Louis Cartier established this company in the mid-nineteenth century and has been a famous name in luxury ever since. When his aviator friend expressed the inconvenience of pocket watches, Cartier designed one of the first wrist watches, an accessory the company is still known for today. The brand has upheld its reputation for making fine jewelry, including its signature love bangles and jewel-encrusted leopard designs that have been worn by famous figures through the decades.
Tiffany and Co.
Almost anyone can recognize the shade of turquoise trademarked as “Tiffany Blue,” and recipients of the white-ribboned boxes always know there’s something special inside. From edgy streetwear chains and charms to dreamy engagement rings, Tiffany and Co. is known for their jewelry and home goods, ranging from sterling silver spoons to glimmering diamond baubles. While it’s a prominent name in high-end merchandise, the brand’s wide range of products offers attainable luxury for almost any budget.
The name of this Italian company often appears as BVLGARI, in reference to the Latin alphabet. While the brand is emblazoned on everything from skincare to hotels, it’s a top name in fine
Always a classic, Chanel is one of the most recognizable names in fashion. Coco Chanel initially founded the namesake brand for luxury clothing, but it evolved to include fragrances, makeup, and of course, jewelry. Earrings, necklaces, and bracelets are often embellished with candy-colored enamel pieces or brand icons including the interlocking C’s. And although they cost buyers thousands, Chanel’s designs are known to be timeless and will never go out of style.
There’s a reason the name “Harry Winston” is synonymous with diamonds. Since 1932, Winston has been a legend in the diamond industry, pioneering a setting technique to emphasize a diamond’s sparkle and playing a major role in fashion history. Winston’s talent earned him a reputation for being “Jeweler to the Stars,” adorning celebrities and royalty with his creations, which still shine on red carpet stars to this day. At one point, he was even in possession of the Hope Diamond, among other historic jewels, which he eventually donated to the Smithsonian.
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