By  on December 1, 2008

Lizards and spiders and dragonflies, oh my! Jewelers are taking inspiration from tropical rain forests and enchanted gardens, creating whimsical creatures and exotic flora.



Top Image: clockwise, Lydia Courteille’s coral flower ring; Russell Trusso’s enamel flower brooch; David Webb’s tree-bark clutch; Anna Hu’s diamond snake ring; Gioia’s opal ring; Nadine Krakov’s gold lizard bracelet; two pairs of Simon Alcantara’s tigereye hoops; and Sevan’s diamond hawk ring.



Bottom Image: clockwise from top, Dean Harris Druzy’s agate bangle; Maurice’s pink sapphire dragonfl y brooch; Kristen Farrell’s gold bangle; M.C.L.’s enamel ring; Kara Ross’ ebony ring; Jennifer Fisher’s gold spider ring; Buccellati’s diamond butterfly brooch; and Gabriella Kiss’ bronze bug brooch.



PHOTOS BY GEORGE CHINSEE

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