Nothing makes a bigger statement during the holidays than a tiny box tied in a bow. We peeked into velvet bags and peered behind glass cases all throughout town to find the glimmering and shining jewelry pieces to make this the happiest season of all. Season’s sparklings!
Make a refined statement with an 18 karat yellow gold necklace, circa 1945. The show-stopping piece has approximately 1.50 carats in diamonds on top of an open gold knot with three decorative tassels. Hope Goldman Meyer Fine Jewelry, 3617 Magazine St., 957-3409, HGMJewelry.com
A divine duo, the 18 karat white gold, white diamond and pavé black diamond chandelier earrings are an elegant gift. Adler’s, 722 Canal St., 517-9469; 3301 Veteran’s Blvd., Lakeside Mall, Metairie, 523-5292; AdlersJewelry.com
Hark! Who wows there? A dazzling diamond engagement ring from the Tacori Dantela Collection, available in 18 karat gold and platinum. Boudreaux’s, 701 Metairie Road, Metairie, 831-2602; 4550 Highway 22, Mandeville, (985) 626-1666; BoudreauxsJewelers.com
A pair of present bow earrings, available in silver or 2-micron gold overlay, makes a sweet duet. Cristy’s Collection, CristyCali.com; also available at Adler’s, 722 Canal St., 517-9469; 3301 Veterans Blvd., Lakeside Mall, Metairie, 523-5292; AdlersJewelry.com
Handmade and inspired by water, this décolletage decor consists of rough aquamarine embedded in brass. Sotre, 3933 Magazine St., 304-9475, SotreNola.com
Give your wrist a sense of sophistication with a Michele Serein 16 Diamond watch with a diamond dial on a silver and black glitter strap. Lee Michaels, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 832-0000, LMFJ.com
Part of the new hardware collection, gift the gentleman in your life with a sterling silver interrupted chain tie bar and interrupted chain cufflinks available in sterling silver or 14 karat gold. Mignon Faget, 3801 Magazine St., 891-2005; 333 Canal St., 524-2973; 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Mall, Metairie, 835-2244; MignonFaget.com