Natasha Sherling, BA, GG Consultant Gemmologist at O’Reilly’s
This month I’m looking for pieces that have a sense of fun, whimsy and colour, to lift spirits and bring a little light into my jewellery box.
Sapphire cocktail ring,
This sizeable synthetic sapphire makes for a showstopping centre stone in a super cocktail ring. The Art Deco feel is highlighted by rows of diamonds either side of the main stone
Ruby line bracelet,
I love how a line bracelet comprised of coloured stones is a little different to the norm; this one with its rich row of rubies feels luxurious and special.
Owl and pussycat brooch
Taken from the classic poem by Edward Lear,
the detail on this little gold brooch is super and really makes me smile. It
would make for an excellent talking point nestled into a soft cashmere sweater.
The retro-feel links of this gold bracelet are
really smart and would look super unadorned or with one or two other personal
I really appreciate the East-West setting of the central stone; it’s a little different from the usual cluster and makes for a ring that is elegant and very easy to wear.