This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.
Celestial bodies, bubbles and golden cages filled with rock crystal are just a few of the ways that designers showcase the brilliance of gold. Several of these pieces twist and twirl, revealing secret stones or transforming into something new.
Marina B Atomo necklace in 18K yellow gold, $39,000, Marina B in New York, +1 212 510 8169, marinab.com
Verdura Caged Drop earrings in 18K yellow gold with 25.76 carats rock crystal and .36 carats diamonds, $11,500, Verdura in New York, +1 212 758 3388, verdura.com
Vram Eon ring in 18K yellow gold, $5,600, email@example.com, +1 310 859 9545, vramjewelry.com
Spinelli Kilcollin Orbit gold bangle in 18K yellow gold with .1 carats diamonds, $9,200, spinellikilcollin.com
Elie Top Mécanique Céleste Sirius ring in 18K yellow old with .12 carats diamonds and 1.58 carats sapphires, $22,300, Elie Top in Paris, +33 142 214 097, firstname.lastname@example.org, elietop.com
Cadar Duality earrings in 18K yellow gold with 1.89 carats diamonds, $18,000, Stanley Korshak in Dallas, +1 214 871 3600, cadar.com