Animal jewels we fell in love with in 2019

A cat, a hummingbird, a swan and a pair of swallows and snakes were amongst some of the most beautiful animal jewels of the year. 

  • Wladimir, the legendary cat that once freely pawed across the parquet floors of Boucheron is immortalised in this ring of diamonds with green tourmalines and a pink sapphire for his nose.
  • This bracelet by Lydia Courteille from the La Vie en Rose collection recalls the Greek myth of the seduction of Leda by Zeus who stole into her chamber in the guise of a swan. The bird’s wings set with pink sapphires wrap around the central morganite.
  • Gucci Hortus Deliciarum solitaire ring in yellow gold, set with a carved opal and diamonds.
  • Charlize Theron wrapped herself in 300 carats of Bulgari diamonds with a Serpenti necklace draped over another diamond necklace along with 25 carats of sapphire in her earrings.  Photo credit: Getty Images.
  • Les Ciels de Chaumet Envol earrings featuring two swallows set with pear-shaped diamonds, tsavorite garnets, diamonds and yellow and green sapphires in white and yellow gold.
  • Bella Hadid in Tasaki earrings. Photo credit Darpan-Udas
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  • Carnet book interior page Vivienne Becker

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