This story originally appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.
Twisted ribbons, coiled spirals and turbulent ocean waves inspire designers to create pieces brimming with life. Far from more traditional, linear pieces of jewelry, these swirls of diamonds and precious stones pull you to admire their undulating curves.
Dior Petit Caprice earrings in 18K white gold with 2.75 carats emeralds and 1.80 carats diamonds, price on request, by special order, +1 800 929 3467, dior.com
Graff diamond necklace in white gold with 83.58 carats diamonds, price on request, Graff in New York, +1 212 421 3605, graffdiamonds.com
Fernando Jorge Stream open bracelet in 18K white gold with 13.53 carats white diamonds, price on request, by special order, fernandojorge.co.uk
Belperron vintage tourbillon dress clip in platinum and 18K gray gold with 46-carat amethyst and diamonds, $225,000, Belperron in New York, +1 212 702 9040, belperron.com
Tiffany & Co ring in platinum with 15.47-carat tanzanite and 1.16 carats diamonds, $70,000, Tiffany & Co in New York, +1 212 755 8000, tiffany.com
Reza Ruban bracelet in white gold with 10.05 carats brilliant-cut diamonds, price on request, Reza in Paris, +33 1 42 61 51 21, alexandrereza.com