Celebrate the new year with a brilliant mix of fiery coloured gems, writes Emilie Yabut-razon
7 ike fireworks against the evening sky, the glow of mandarin garnets, tourmalines, carnelian, sapphires and spinels provides a lively palette of gems to wear to joyous gatherings. New additions to Chaumet’s Jardins collection feature bees with open-worked wings fluttering on large garnets and orange tourmalines. Boucheron, Piaget and Anna Hu draw on
4 nature with floral motifs in spinels, tourmalines and garnets, while Van Cleef & Arpels reinvents its lucky fourleaf clover collection with the Magic Alhambra in carnelian and tiger’s eye.
A fun timepiece from Graff is the Disco Butterfly. With rings of red, orange and yellow sapphires, the butterflies are set on a diamond disc that rotates with the wearer’s movement.
orange is the new black 1 Magic Alhambra necklace in yellow gold with carnelian and tiger’s eye by Van Cleef & Arpels. 2 Abeille pearl necklace with tourmalines, garnets and diamonds by Chaumet. 3 Duchess Hibiscus mandarin garnet ring by Anna Hu. 4 9.02-carat orange garnet and diamond ring by Martin Katz. 5 Garden & Cosmos Lotus earrings by Boucheron. 6 Secrets and Lights cuff with rubies, spinels, mandarin garnets and yellow beryls by Piaget. 7 Acte V Genesis ring with mandarin garnets by Louis Vuitton. 8 Disco Butterfly sapphire watch by Graff. 9 Abeille orange tourmaline and hessonite garnet brooch by Chaumet