Christmas Gift Guide 2020: The Best Luxury Jewellery For That Special Someone
Cartier's Juste un Clou collection
Cartier's Juste un Clou collection is a modernised version of the jeweller's traditional and chunkier nail-shaped design that was first launched in the Seventies in New York. Edgy but timeless, what more could you ask for this Christmas?
Annoushka's Spinning Charms collection
Dazzling diamonds and plump pearls are set on yellow gold sculptures, while disco ball-like moons spin with the movement of the wearer. This collection by Annoushka certainly makes for a memorable gift––if you can’t resist treating yourself, that is.
Chaumet's Bee My Love collection
Bee My Love is one of Chaumet’s most iconic collections. Honeycomb and beehives are brought to life with geometric cuts of yellow, rose and white gold, which is set with or without diamonds. This is the perfect line for a special occasion.
Dior's Leaves of Love collection
Dior Joaillerie reinterprets ivy with unexpected modernity, turning this evergreen climbing plant into an elegant piece of wearable art made using yellow gold and slices of moss-green malachite. If that weren't enough, a dusting of diamonds is added for good measure.
Peonia Diamond's Gala collection
Diamonds truly are a girl's best friend and Peonia Diamond's Gala collection celebrates modern femininity, lending itself to all styles. Crafted from white gold and set with brilliant-cut diamonds, these jewels will ensure that you sparkle this festive season.
Jessie Thomas's Gilded Pearls and Floating Diamonds collections
The Floating Diamonds collection by Jessie Thomas should always be worn in multiples. Stacker and layer these playful pieces to create new sets each day, and wear with a couple of pops of pearl from the jeweller's Gilded Pearls line for added elegance.
Theo Fennell's Celestial Night collection
Reinventing deliberately modern jewellery is what Theo Fennell is known for, and the brand’s Celestial Night collection makes for an ideal addition to anyone’s winter trinket box. These dramatic fine jewellery pieces are set with white diamonds and moody navy-blue sapphires.
Minka's Athena collection
London-based Minka Jewels is defined by slabs of yellow gold and bold coloured gemstones. Inspired by the spectacular antiquities and architecture found in Athens, the Athena collection comes in 18-karat gold and is set with vibrant jewels including tourmaline and watery aquamarine.
De Beers's Dewdrop collection
Round brilliant-cut diamonds are carefully arranged in breathtaking patterns that are inspired by water droplets found in nature. Available in various golds, opt for rose for a feminine and more youthful take on this timeless and decadent collection.
Chopard's Ice Cube collection
Perfect for daytime, Chopard's Ice Cube rings, bracelets and necklaces are to be worn in multiples––the more the merrier! Mix rose, yellow or white gold, with or without diamonds, for a contemporary take on this classic collection.
Tiffany & Co’s Victoria collection
It's never too early to start dreaming about a little blue box under your Christmas tree. Inspired by patterns found in nature, choose Tiffany’s Victoria Diamond Vine pendant and matching earrings this year. Crafted in rose gold, they’re set with diamonds.
Emily P Wheeler's La Selva collection
The Amazon's towering trees, flooded forests and multicoloured wildlife inspires Emily P Wheeler's La Selva collection, which she developed while daydreaming in her hometown of Los Angeles during this year's numerous lockdowns.
Samantha Tea's Bright Fine Things and In The Shape of Magic collections
These rainbow-hued sapphire-set rings by Samantha Tea are sure to brighten your Christmas Day. Ideal for women who don't want to wear something expected or ordinary, these playful pieces will certainly act as conversation starters.
Kavant & Sharart's Talay collection
This ethereal line draws inspiration from the ocean's crashing waves and near-mythical sea life. Uncompromisingly modern, each piece's subtle curves and organic elements, which includes the use of milky Abalone shell, brings this jewellery to life.
Sig Ward Jewellery's Gold Classics collection
Yellow gold is always in vogue and adds a heritage feeling to your look, which Sig Ward has emphasised with its retro-style Gypsy Dome structures. Chunky and solid, yet smooth to the touch, these seamless accessories look great worn separately or stacked together.
Colette Jewellery's Gatsby Initial collection
The perfect stocking filler, you can't go wrong with an initial ring, pendant or bracelet this Christmas. A French-Mexican jeweller, Colette Jewellery's Art Deco-styled initials come coated in various shades of enamel and are sculpted from slivers of clean, yellow gold.
Deborah Pagani's Pill Link collection
Made to last, interlocking links in glossy golds are back, and they're chunkier than ever thanks to Deborah Pagani. The brand's oversized chain-link necklaces sit perfectly on the collarbone, and a dusting of diamonds and lick of enamel ensure they're as feminine as they are eye-catching.
Melissa Kaye's Ada collection
The moody black enamel that's coated onto these dramatic pieces looks crazy luxurious. Made using yellow gold, these fun and flattering jewels will add a festive touch to a jeans-and-blazer ensemble this winter season.
Ananya's Scatter collection
Black and white diamonds, rubies, emeralds and coloured sapphires are set into magical moon-shaped structures. Fun and feminine, what else could a girl ask for this Christmas?
Moritz Glik's Kaleidoscope Shakers collection
Well known for his unique signature jewellery, Moritz Glik's Kaleidoscope Shakers line, which showcases gemstones that are sandwiched between sheets of colourless sapphire, is casual enough for daily wear and can also be zhooshed up for special occasions.
Jemma Wynne's Anniversary collection
Go for gold with the Anniversary collection, which debuted as a run of limited-edition cuffs in celebration of Jemma Wynne's 10th anniversary in 2018. This year, the brand has added rings, pendants and earrings to its vintage-looking roster, which has been designed to be worn with 1940s-styled high-waisted jeans and A-line skirts.
Lydia Courteille's Caravan Collection
Inspired by the Silk Road, Lydia Courteille unveiled its latest high jewellery collection, Caravan, earlier this year. This folksy line has been added to and now includes, just in time for Christmas, these dramatic titanium and gold earrings that are set with sheets of moody-coloured gemstones that'll elevate any outfit.
Bulgari’s Serpenti collection
Bulgari has long combined the finest Italian design with sophisticated silhouettes, and its world-famous Serpenti collection is no exception. This line's quirky and wearable roster of jewels is always a winner. Opt for a piece set with coloured stones like malachite or onyx for a more modern take on this timeless classic.
Graff's Butterfly Silhouette collection
Much of Graff's jewellery is set with clusters of fluttering butterflies that are brought to life by dazzling pavé diamonds. A signature motif, butterflies also define the design of the jeweller's latest collection, Butterfly Silhouette.