Designers who are showing at the upcoming Las Vegas trade events are looking to the Near and Far East for inspiration for their exotic themes, materials and pieces.
This story first appeared in the July 15, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
In the first image:
Clockwise from top left: Arman’s 22-karat yellow gold, oxidized silver, diamond, green tourmaline, emerald and rubellite bangles at Fragments; Breil Milano’s 18-karat red gold and sterling silver bangle; Henry Dunay’s 18-karat yellow gold, diamond, white and black jade pendant on a silk and 18-karat yellow gold cord; Slane & Slane’s sterling silver earrings; Gurhan’s 24-karat yellow gold and aquamarine necklace, and an 18-karat yellow gold and diamond ring from Carrera y Carrera.
In the second image:
Clockwise from top left: Judith Ripka’s 18-karat yellow gold, diamond and onyx necklace; Cassis’ 18-karat rose gold and diamond earrings; David Yurman’s 18-karat yellow gold, citrine and whisky quartz necklace, and Yossi Harari’s 24-karat and 18-karat yellow gold, oxidized silver and diamond necklace. At lower left: Sydney Evan’s 14-karat yellow gold and diamond earrings; Sevan’s 24-karat gold, sterling silver, micro-mosaic, citrine and diamond ring, and Coomi’s 20-karat yellow gold, diamond, citrine and olive quartz bangles.