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New Orleans ffine jewelers offer a treasure trove of precious metals, flawless gems and eye-popping collections of contemporary, custom, vintage and estate jewelry. The magic is in the mix. Note: It’s only a “gilt trip” if it’s the real thing.









Under Armor

Noire bib necklace and hinged bracelet, Noire eyelet linking bracelet and Obscuro wide band ring, all at Mignon Faget; Megan Park Umbra neckpiece at Pied Nu; and Zinke ruffle-tipped silk charmeuse halter at Basics Underneath.


From the extensive estate collection of fine jewelry at Symmetry Jewelers: 18 karat yellow gold star drop earrings and 18 karat yellow gold link necklace; vintage gold plate spike necklace and hinged square neckpiece, both at Pied Nu; and Hache fur zip jacket at Pied Nu.

Urban Luxe

Micro-pavé diamond hoop earrings and antique square 18 karat white gold sapphire and diamond bullseye ring, both at Wellington & Company; platinum, sapphire and diamond ring at Adler’s; tsavorite ring with 10.5 carats of diamonds in platinum at Maison Royale; Cartier Tank Américaine 18 karat white gold and diamond ladies wrist watch at Adler’s; Art Deco bracelets at Friend & Company, 25 carats of diamonds set in platinum (top) and 10 carats of marquise and round diamonds set in platinum (bottom).

Stone Cold

Fancy yellow radiant cut diamond earrings, 2.02 carat fancy yellow diamond ring in a setting of 18 karat gold with white diamonds, Simon G. 18 karat gold band featuring yellow diamonds and white princess cut diamonds, Boudreaux’s Design Diamond Riviera Necklace with 16 carats of diamonds set in platinum and Simon G. diamond bangle bracelets in yellow, white and rose gold, all at Boudreaux’s Fine Jewelers.


Pavé 3.39 carat diamond finger armor ring set in 18 karat white gold, 2.91 carat pavé diamond (single) multi-band ring set in 18 karat white gold, 1 carat rose cut pear shaped diamond pendant surrounded by a double frame of micro pavé set diamonds on a diamond bezel chain and 16 carats of black diamonds and 8.50 carats of white diamonds set Art Deco-style as a double strand necklace, all at Jack Sutton Fine Jewelry; and zip-back top by Rick Owens exclusively at Weinstein’s.

Bling Ring

Two-tone seven-band ring containing 109 diamonds (1.02 carats) set in 18 karat gold and 13 mm cultured pearl and diamond ring set in 18 karat white gold, both at Fisher and Sons Jewelers; 14 karat white gold, turquoise and black diamond ring from the estate collection at Symmetry Jewelers; Sacai Luck rabbit and leather moto jacket with steel hardware and zip off sleeves at Weinstein’s.

Haute Hippie

18 karat rose gold and diamond feather earrings and 18 karat rose gold feather ring with natural turquoise and diamonds, both at Maison Royale; Harvey Faircloth split front vest at Pied Nu.



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