|Lorraine Schwartz”We make the metal so fine that the light shines through,” says Lorraine Schwartz of her ethereal pieces made from diamonds and precious gems. Beyonce Knowles (at left), Jennifer Lopez and Cate Blanchett have all worn Schwartz’s jewelry. “Some people don’t believe it’s real,” she says.|
|Ippolita “Being bold is a part of being fashion-forward,” says the New York-based designer, Ippolita. “It’s amusing to wear an enormous piece. Bangles are also good—they make music when you move. It’s nice to be seen and heard.” Born in Florence, Italy, this up-and-coming talent hammers out link necklaces, chains and bangles in beautiful asymmetrical shapes and sculptural forms. She tosses diamond accents and sumptuous semiprecious stones into the mix for star clients like Kate Hudson (at left), Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez.
Learn more about the jeweler and shop online at ippolita.com.
|Jamie Wolf”I love feminine, intricate patterns,” says New York-based jewelry designer Jamie Wolf. “I believe that femininity is timeless, and that beauty is often found in the finest details.” Influenced by her career as ballet dancer, Wolf infuses her delicate aesthetic into each of her rose, yellow, and white gold pieces. No wonder stars like Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel (at left), Penelope Cruz and Hayden Panettiere are fans.
Learn more about the jeweler at jamiewolf.com.
Chopard bijoux are tailor-made for the spotlight. Whether it’s a diamond-and-sapphire cuff with divine cutout work or a showstopping pair of diamond-and-peridot earrings, Chopard finds the link between monumentality and wearibility. “The big pieces have to be lightweight,” explains Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele, co-president and creative director of the feted Swiss company, whose celebrity following includes Gwyneth Paltrow (at left), Penelope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson.Learn more about the jeweler at chopard.com.
Halle Berry, Jennifer Hudson, Natalie Portman (at left) and Hilary Swank have all donned Kwiat on the red carpet. The renowned jeweler’s Decades collection, which celebrates 100 years in the business, includes breathtaking baubles that highlight periods from its glittering past—including Art Deco-style necklaces and a ’70s-style flower ring.Learn more about the jeweler at kwiat.com.