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Bellarri "Bordeaux" 18K Yellow Gold & Multi-Gemstone Ring

One of the reasons people gravitate towards Bellarri's creations is because they're different from everything else you see in the jewelry world. She's doing things with gemstones that most other designers won't attempt, in large part because Bellarri owns the laser cutting machines on which her gemstones are cut. She's not outsourcing, so she can create and dictate the cuts while also ensuring a high level of quality control over the color, clarity and brilliance of the gemstones.

And few of her designs show off her gemstone bravado like the "Bordeaux" design. It's big, it's colorful, and it's like little else you'll see. It starts with a chunky solid 18K yellow gold shank and setting, and featuring both top and side galleries of all-natural gemstones in every color, from blue topaz to iolite to peridot to citrine to amethyst to garnets.

The highlight, of course, is the "bridge" of all-natural, uncolored, earth-mined forest green tourmaline that rises over the top setting, with gorgeous all-natural cylindrical baguettes of rhodolite garnet (with rhodolite cabochon caps) running under the bridge. Total gemstone count is 8.64 carats, of which 3.10 carats of that total is the green tourmaline.

A full 14 points / .14ct of genuine white diamonds decorate the sides of the tourmaline bridge and the ends of the rhodolite cylinders, as well as the side gallery around the additional little shelf of green tourmaline on one side. It's a hard ring to describe, but an easy one to get lost in visually!

The top setting measures 1" wide (across the finger) x 1.1" deep (with the finger, measured across the rhodolite cylinders), with a rise of almost .5" up off the finger. The shank is a size 7 and sizing is available. The ring weighs 12.8 grams, more than third of an ounce.

Retail was almost $7K, but we're offering it for only $2295.