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Diamond and Pearl Jewelry
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry

When deciding on a piece of fine jewelry, it doesn’t get more classic than pairing pearls with diamonds. One from the depths of the oceans and the other from the center of the earth, these very different precious materials combine beautifully. Whether crafted into necklaces, bracelets, rings, or bracelets, diamond and pearl jewelry are an absolute must-have for any jewelry box. Suitable for day or night, office wear or weekend fun, diamond and pearl jewelry is an effortless way to add an elegant touch to any look. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite diamond and pearl jewelry pieces to own right now.

Cartier Tahitian Black Pearl Jewelry and Diamond ring

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Cartier Black Tahitian Pearl and Diamond Ring
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Cartier Black Tahitian Pearl and Diamond Ring

While Tahitian pearls–cultivated around the islands of French Polynesia–can range from white to black, the black pearls are the most coveted. Flaunting an irresistible luster, the darker Tahitian pearls are considered the most beautiful pearls in the world.

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Cartier Black Tahitian Pearl and Diamond Ring
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Cartier Black Tahitian Pearl and Diamond Ring

So it comes as no surprise that the Maison Cartier would select a black Tahitian pearl to be at the center of this incredible ring. The 18k white gold band of the Cartier Tahitian Black Pearl and Diamond Ring shines bright with a half-circle of diamond pavé and sets the stage for the perfectly round black pearl. The pearl itself is flawless and measures a generous 12.5mm in diameter. Simply stunning.

Black Pearl and Diamond Necklace

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Black pearl and diamond necklace
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Black pearl and diamond necklace

South Sea cultured pearls offer some of the highest quality and largest pearls on earth. They are particularly difficult to cultivate due to the sensitivity of the oysters that make them, thus South Sea pearl jewelry are especially valued and sought-after. However, when coupled with sparkling diamonds like in this magnificent Black Pearl and Diamond Necklace, they’re even more spectacular.

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Black pearl and diamond necklace
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Black pearl and diamond necklace

Boasting over 8.5 carats of G-H, VS diamonds and over 40 black pearls measuring anywhere between 9 – 10.5mm in diameter set in 18k white gold, this is one show-stopping statement necklace. For the woman who only wants the best, this diamond and pearl jewelry piece wrapped around your neck will make your heart skip a beat.

White South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earrings

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earrings
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earrings

The counterpart to the darker and mysterious black pearl is the classic fresh white pearl. And a pair of sophisticated white pearl and diamond earrings is a go-to jewelry piece matches practically any piece of clothing.

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earrings
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earrings

Dress your ears with these graceful South Sea Pearl and Diamond Earrings in 18k white gold and given their versatility, they’ll soon become your favorite jewelry. Worn with a basic white shirt during the day or with an evening gown for a night out on the town, there’s never a wrong time to wear these beauties.

Multistrand Pearl and Diamond Bracelet

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Multistrand Pearl and Diamond Bracelet
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Multistrand Pearl and Diamond Bracelet

What’s better than one strand of pearls? Several of them! Especially when embellished with a dash of diamonds for added sparkle. An easy way to dress up your wrist, this Multistrand Pearl and Diamond Bracelet in 14k white gold features four gorgeous rows of white pearls, which are kept straight with gold bars studded with diamonds accents.

Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Multistrand Pearl and Diamond Bracelet
Diamond and Pearl Jewelry: Multistrand Pearl and Diamond Bracelet

Fabulous for any occasion. This pearl bracelet that can happily be worn alone. It also layered with other bangles and bracelets for even more of an impact.

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Talisman

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Talisman Ladies' Watch
Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Talisman Ladies’ Watch

Moving from pearl and diamond jewelry, we now take a look at a beautiful diamond and mother-of-pearl ladies’ watch. Donning the signature four-leaf clover motif of the brand. This 18k white gold Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Talisman watch glistens with 52 diamonds set into the bezel.

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Talisman Ladies' Watch
Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Talisman Ladies’ Watch

The white mother-of-pearl dial houses a simple time-only display while the white satin strap maintains the watch’s monochromatic style. An elegant cocktail style watch that’s both modern and instantly recognizable, this Van Cleef & Arpels timepiece is a lucky charm and pot of gold (and pearls and diamonds) rolled into one!

 

A quintessential bijoux style, pearl and diamond jewelry have been around for centuries. And will continue to do so thanks to their incredible allure and elegance.

 

Written by

Celine Simon

Celine is a freelance luxury watch writer who has enjoyed working in the horology industry for over ten years. Like many of the high-end timepieces she writes about, she comes from Switzerland—the heart of fine watchmaking. From Singapore to Montreal to Geneva to Dubai, Celine has lived all over the world but now calls Southern California home.