For the ultimate in high-jewelry holiday gifting, turn to the over-the-top necklaces that are sure to make her melt. From the modern to those with an old world, estate feeling, a glimmering neck garnish promises to be the ultimate gift of the holiday season. And in a time of year when dressing up is commonplace, you’re sure to see the fruits of your labor photographed at all of the hautest galas and fundraisers of the year. For those of you on the receiving end, we recommend considering taking your new pet for a spin in more casual environments as well—after all, errands seem less daunting, when done in diamonds.
Necklace from the High Jewelry Collection in 18kt yellow gold with South Sea cultured pearls, sapphires and diamonds, price upon request; available at Bulgari, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-866-0311; and 730 5 Ave., New York, 212-315-9000
White round &pearshape diamond flower motif wavy collar necklace totalling 132.12 cts, price upon request; available at Graff, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-993-1212; and 710 Madison Ave., New York, 212-355-9292
Three-tiered diamond necklace from the Sortilège de Cartier collection, price upon request; available at Cartier, 214 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, 561-655-5913; and 653 5 Ave., New York, 212-446-3400
Diamond encrusted link necklace from the Tango collection, price upon request; availabe at Pomellato, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-866-1225; and 741 Madison Ave., New York, 212-879-2118
5. JACOB & CO.
Two-tone gold peacock style necklace featuring 113.99 cts of champagne, marquise and pear-shaped diamonds, $300,000; available at Jacob & Company, 48 East 57 St., New York, 212-719-5887