A T U F T S C O M M U N I C A T I O N S F I N E J E W E L R Y P U B L I C A T I O N
REVIVAL It’supto HUE STYLE ontherise Occasion- MAKERS MARCOBICEGO CELEBRATING 20 YEARS
AUTUMN/HOLIDAY 2020 • ISSUE 5
DAV I S J E WE L E R S CONTENTS
7 WELCOME TO DAVIS
25 PETITE & SPECTACULAR
40 LONGINES SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE
8 20 YEARS OF COILS
28 ROLEX ADVENTURE WATCHES
12 DAVIDYURMAN CLASSIC DESIGN
31 IT’S UP TO HUE
48 IMAGINE, CREATE, & ADORE
14 STYLE ON THE RISE
34 SPORTS WATCH REVIVAL
50 THE SYLVIE STORY
22 JOHN HARDY CRAFTSMANSHIP
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D A V I S J E W E L E R S • A U T U M N / H O L I D A Y 2 0 2 0
Ashley Davis Sigman and Hank Davis
This has been a year unlike any other. We have all had our own unique experiences. We’ve faced the fear and uncertainty that has come with loss; loss of loved ones, of jobs, of life as we know it. While this is a year I’m sure many of us are happy to forget, it’s never felt more important to hold dear what matters—the people in our lives who helped us find strength—and focus not on loss, but on love. This year, it is underscored how lucky we feel to be in an industry that focuses on life’s happiest moments: celebrating love and relationships of all kinds. It’s times like these we’ll look back on and cherish deeply those who were there for us: our family, our dearest friends, and those who we couldn’t imagine life without.
Wishing you peace and happiness. Warmly,
Hank Davis & Ashley Davis Sigman
Image by Dick Arnspiger Photography https://dickarnspigerphotography.smugmug.com/
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spotlight CELEBRATING 20 OF COILS YEARS MARCO BICEGO’S COLLECTIONS ARE PURE MAGIC, AND HIS INSPIRATION FOR EACH PIECE COMES FROM SOME OF THE MOST UNLIKELY PLACES. FOR YEARS, THE GOLD COIL HAS BEEN AN INSTRUMENTAL PART OF MARCO’S COLLECTIONS, AND IT ALL HAPPENED BY ACCIDENT.
Marrakech Collection hand- hammered and hand-twisted bangle bracelet in 18k yellow, rose or white gold. $2,150
Marrakech Onde Collection 17.75” hand-engraved, hand-twisted link necklace in 18k yellow and white gold with diamonds. $5,840
early 20 years ago, a machine broke down, causing a gold chain to spiral. Rather than scrap the gold to make something
new, Marco seized the opportunity to master the technique and turn it into what is now one of his signature collections, including one of his first collections, Marrakech. To this day, the Marrakech remains one of Marco’s favorite collections. Globally, the coil technique and designs that Marco creates have made his brand recognizable, and no other jeweler has come close to duplicating his pieces. “I am very attached to the process of wounding the wire that we call ‘Spirale’ (coil). My entrepreneurial and design journey starts with coils. The coil has become a symbol of my company, a thread that leads back home.”
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Marrakech Onde Collection 16.5” 18k yellow gold hand-engraved, hand- twisted, three-station style oval link necklace with diamonds. $1,460
Marrakech Collection 1 3/4” hand-engraved, hand-twisted hoop earrings in 18k yellow gold. $1,510
Marrakech Onde Collection 18k yellow gold and diamond drop earrings. $1,430
Marrakech Onde Collection 36” hand-engraved, hand-twisted station style necklace in 18k yellow gold. $3,990
Marrakech Onde Collection 18k gold hand-engraved, hand- twisted oval link bracelet with diamonds. $4,840
Marrakech Onde Collection 18k yellow and white gold hand-engraved, hand- twisted ring with diamonds. $3,110
CAREFULLY HANDCRAFTED BY MARCO BICEGO’S TEAM, THE MARRAKECH COLLECTION FEATURES PIECES WHERE NO TWO ARE ALIKE. EACH COIL IS LIGHT AND ROBUST, SOFT AND VERSATILE, REPRODUCIBLE AND UNIQUE.
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Marrakech Onde Collection hand- engraved, hand-twisted triple open oval drop earrings in 18k gold with diamonds. $3,430
Marrakech Onde Collection five-row bracelet in 18k yellow gold with white gold and diamond connections. $16,370
Marrakech Onde Collection hand-engraved, hand-twisted triple open oval link pendant in 18k yellow and white gold with diamonds. $2,520
The Marrakech Onde Collection — SAME COIL, NEW TWIST This year marks the 20th anniversary for the brand, and Marco Bicego is putting a new twist on the beloved coil through the new fall collection: Marrakech Onde. “It is a new, different, and contemporary collection. The main element is our signature light 18k yellow gold coil deliberately shaped into irregular ovals and embellished with diamond pavé.” Marrakech Onde is taken straight from the DNA of the brand and features a modern interpretation of the classic link. The simplicity and sophistication behind each piece means there are a number of combinations that can be worn.
Like all of his other collections, the Marrakech Onde features a timeless design and is made for everyday luxury. Every woman’s unique style brings new life to the Marco Bicego brand, complementing her glowing inner beauty on the outside.
Marrakech Onde Collection 18k yellow and white gold hand- engraved, hand-twisted oval link bracelet with diamonds. $2,600
Formed from hand-hammered and hand-twisted strands of gold created through Marco’s signature corda di chitarra technique.
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REDEFINES CLASSIC DESIGN DAVID YURMAN David Yurman is known for creating jewelry that is dramatic, yet simple and organic. It moves with the body, it is proportioned for the body, and it makes a statement about the way jewelry can be used to reflect the beautiful forms that surround us in everyday life. The Starburst collection, with its dramatic bursts of light, is a perfect example of the designer’s ability to translate his talents as a sculptor, and the Helena collection is a celebration of the signature Cable motif from the 1980s.
David Yurman Sterling silver and diamond Starburst Collection Y necklace. $1,600
The Starburst collection has romantic origins. The inspiration came about while David Yurman and his wife Sybil were watching fireworks illuminate the Paris night sky. The magical bursts of light showering the Eiffel Tower and Tuileries Gardens greatly moved the couple, inspiring David to create designs of brilliant star motifs. The collection explodes with bursts of gold and silver, accented with diamonds. Ethereal golden rays set with diamonds radiate out from the center as three-dimensional objects that seem to be in the midst of exploding.A Starburst bangle, earrings, or a pendant with stations of small motifs along the chain adds just the right touch of drama, conjuring images of fireworks, planets, or stars in the night sky.
David Yurman Sterling silver and diamond Starburst Collection stud earrings. $1,900
David Yurman Starburst Collection open cable
bracelet with pavé diamonds. $1,200
David Yurman Sterling silver Starburst Collection bypass ring with pavé diamonds. $975
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The Helena collection is more classic. It is a celebration of David Yurman’s signature motif, the woven gold Cable design that debuted in 1983 and has since become iconic. In this collection, golden threads punctuated with hand-set pavé diamonds wrap around the cable strands like ribbons, adding extra dimension and sparkle to the timeless design. Now offered in narrower, more petite silhouettes, each Helena piece is engineered to be light in weight yet crafted with the same artisanal quality as the original Cable bracelet created nearly 40 years ago. As with all of his designs, your body is the muse for this season’s David Yurman collections. They are created through the eyes of a sculptor, inspired by love, and meant to adorn you with all the care and craft that goes into a work of art.
David Yurman Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Petite Helena Collection Y necklace with diamonds. $1,150
David Yurman Sterling silver, 18k yellow gold and diamond Helena Collection hoop earrings. $950
David Yurman Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Helena Collection three-row diamond ring. $1,250
David Yurman Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Petite Helena Collection open bracelet with diamonds. $1,500
David Yurman Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Petite Helena Collection wrap ring. $700
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T R E N D I N G STYLE on RISE the Even in uncertain times, one thing holds true — fashion lives on! It evolves and changes from season to season to breathe new life into self-expression and the joy of wearing jewels. Here are some fresh new picks to liven up your winter wardrobe.
MADE TO MIX Silver and Gold — oh my! Now you can add to that with blackened, jeweled, woven, hammered, textured, and more.
John Hardy Classic Chain hammered saddle ring with black sapphires. $995
John Hardy Classic Chain hammered drop earrings with black sapphires. $1,495
ÉVOCATEUR Skyline cuff in 22k gold leaf. $348
David Yurman Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Origami Collection crossover cuff. $2,900
David Yurman Sterling silver, black rhodium and 18k yellow gold Stax Collection three-row cuff with diamonds. $2,650
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LINK UP There’s no doubt about it, chains are a fashion staple and are here to stay in a big way. From sleek paper clip styles to massive chunky links, the options are endless. Sprinkling in a few diamonds makes them even better! Sterling silver stole the show for years, but yellow gold has a strong center stage presence now.
Madison L 14k gold diamond paperclip link drop earrings. $1,395
Madison L 14k gold diamond paperclip link pendant. $895
Roberto Coin 18k gold 34” polished and fluted fine paperclip link chain. $3,100
John Hardy Sterling silver and 18k gold Asli link reversible bracelet. $4,995
BIT OF BLUEGRASS Equestrian style is a year-round theme here and is oh, so Louisville , but the look is globally popular. Maybe Derby City has world-wide influence as being a trend-setter? We’re not sure, but it’s fun to take the credit. These styles are some of the hottest around.
Judith Ripka Sterling silver Vienna Collection pendant. $250
Judith Ripka Sterling silver Vienna Collection earrings. $250
Doves Equestrian Collection 18k gold diamond earrings with black onyx. $2,695
Judith Ripka Sterling silver Vienna Collection ring. $250
Doves Equestrian Collection 18k gold diamond ring. $1,895
Judith Ripka Sterling silver Vienna Collection wide hinged cuff. $1,095
Opposite page: Horse silhouette pendant $2,195, Stirrup pendant $1,995, Horseshoe ring $2,095, Horse D-ring bit inspired ring $1,595
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Freida Rothman Black rhodium and 14k yellow matte gold-plated Sterling silver hoops. $215
HOOPS & LOOPS Hoop earrings have eternal appeal and come in every style and finish you can imagine. They can be filled on the inside and out with diamonds, have creative angles and settings, or have multiple hoops and loops. Loop styles are generally longer in length and contain various drops that create movement sure to turn heads.
Judith Ripka Sterling silver Vienna Collection hoops. $295
John Hardy Naga Collection Sterling silver hoops with blue sapphire eyes. $495
Marco Bicego 18k yellow and white gold Marrakech Onde Collection hand-twisted earrings with diamonds. $745
Roberto Coin 18k yellow gold Petite Venetian Princess Flower hoops. $2,750
STACKS & LAYERS More is more when it comes to layering on necklaces, stacking bracelets, and combining rings. And the rules? They are out the window! Experiment with various textures and colors to create a new look each day and a style that is all your own. With necklaces, start up high with a choker style and work your way down to longer chains that move with your every step. If you prefer the designer to do the work for you, many bracelets and rings have stacked looks in a single piece.
David Yurman Sterling silver, black rhodium and 18k yellow gold Stax Collection 5-row ring. $2,350
Judith Ripka bracelets in Sterling silver. Starting at $295
Freida Rothman bracelets in Sterling silver, 14k yellow matte gold-plated with black rhodium. Starting at $165
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FINELY CRAFTED STERLING SILVER
DROP ME A LINE There’s something strong and confident about a sleek, linear drop, especially if it happens to be coated in diamonds. Earrings with the linear look can stretch clear to the collar bone for a high fashion flash; likewise a necklace can drop to disappear in your décolletage . Beyond those runway looks lie plenty of pretty options for everyday wear too. So go long or go home, as they say.
Judith Ripka Jardin Collection Sterling silver and mother of pearl earrings. $695
Marco Bicego Marrakech Onde Collection 18k yellow and white gold hand-engraved, hand- twisted oval drop earrings with diamonds. $1,790
Madison L diamond drop earrings in 14k white gold. $4,795
Diamond drop earrings in 18k yellow gold. $4,495
Doves diamond and black onyx earrings. $1,795
HIGH CONTRAST Black, white, and worn all over. From head to toe, black and white combos are classic, yet evolve every season. Contrast always catches the eye, so it’s no wonder that when this ying- yang color combo pairs up, it’s always a win-win.
John Hardy Classic Chain ring in Sterling silver with black tourmalated
ÉVOCATEUR Zebra cuff in Sterling silver leaf. $368
TAG Heuer Aquaracer Stainless steel with diamond bezel. $3,250
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APPLIES ANCIENT CRAFTSMANSHIP
TO MODERN JEWELRY John Hardy is celebrating a black and white palette with a splash of gold in a new collection of statement pieces this season within the Classic Chain collection. The striking feature of the new pieces is the dramatic hammered finish on the metal surface, which evokes the elusive play of shadow and light. The finishing on the pieces combines the union of three signature John Hardy techniques: lava pavé setting, Classic Chain motif, and hand-hammered metals using the Palu technique.
John Hardy Sterling silver drop earrings with black spinel. $795
John Hardy Sterling silver hammered cuff with 18k gold, black sapphire and black spinel. $1,895
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John Hardy Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold hammered cuff with black sapphire and black spinel. $2,795
The lava pavé setting is inspired by Bali’s sinuous lava flows. It showcases an artistic curation of cuts, shapes, sizes, and exotic gradients that evoke the raw power of nature. Palu is the time-honored Balinese art of hand-hammering metal to produce a lustrous textured surface. Traditionally performed by Balinese artisans, the metal is heated and hammered to produce small dips within the metal that catch and refract light. The surface treatment was originally inspired by the sailboats in Bali, an example of the influence of local culture on the John Hardy collection.
John Hardy Sterling silver hammered ring with black sapphire. $695
John Hardy Sterling silver and 18k yellow gold Dot Collection hammered drop circle pendant. $1,795
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SPECTACULAR hen Roberto Coin began to design and produce jewelry in 1977 on behalf of some of the most prestigious international brands of fine One of his strengths is the breadth of his collections. He has made a commitment to designing hundreds of new pieces every year, a testament to the strength and longevity of his creative drive. Whether building on existing collections and familiar motifs or blowing us away with something utterly unique, Roberto’s sense of what women want to accessorize with is spot on. This year he offers a bit of everything. W jewelry, he found himself quickly becoming one of the most sought-after designers in the business. He eventually launched his own brand in 1996 and has never looked back. Coin’s quirky yet elegant style, combined with the highest standards of craftsmanship, not to mention his winning personality and warmth, have brought him loyal admirers from around the world. ROBERTO COIN CREATES SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE THIS SEASON
Newly Coined Collection Love in Verona 18k yellow gold and diamond hinged hoop earrings. $3,300
Princess tassel earrings in 18k yellow gold with diamond accent. $3,800
Princess tassel pendant in 18k yellow gold on 33” chain with diamond accent. $2,950
“Inspiration is one of my favorite words. It usually comes to me in different ways from my travels, from my own culture and from my curiosity. I pay attention to all fashion shows and the way women dress in different countries. I pay attention to arts and to nature and the animal world. I am always very attentive to understanding what is missing in the market and moving my creativity towards that but always following the fashion world.” ~Roberto Coin
Newly Coined Collection Love in Verona band in 18 yellow gold with diamonds. $3,400
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Princess Flower Collection flower pendant in 18k yellow gold with diamonds. $1,650
Princess Flower Collection pendant in 18k white gold with diamonds. $870
Principessa Collection 18k yellow gold and diamond earrings. $1,450
Princess Flower Collection earrings in 18k white gold with diamonds. $1,050
Venetian Princess Petite Collection pendant in 18k rose gold. $1,300
Some of his most popular pieces are scaled down for 2020/21, resulting in a petite, more casual look. The new pieces are perfect for layering with other necklaces and bracelets across the Coin collections. The new Venetian Princess Petite collection, for example, includes station chain, single flower pendants and matching earrings, including studs in two sizes, and everyone’s favorite, the dangle bangle. This year, Roberto adds comfy stretchy gold bracelets, which can add a whole new dimension to your stack. All pieces have the familiar four-petal floral motif inspired by the rose windows at the Palazzo Ducale in St. Mark’s Square in Venice.
Venetian Princess Petite Collection studs in 18k rose gold. $1,800
When Roberto Coin launched his brand in the United States in 1996, Opera was one of the first collections he introduced. It was inspired by the maestros of Italian opera … Verdi, Puccini, Rossini … and likewise transforms emotion into art. The soaring arias that sopranos and tenors sing on stage find their precious equivalent in the flexible bracelets, band rings, and hoop earrings of today’s Royal Opera revival collection. It features two Roberto Coin hallmarks: braided gold texture and pin-and-peg flexible construction, resulting in pieces that are designed to move with your body.
Opera Collection hoop earrings in 18k yellow gold with diamonds. $2,100
Opera Collection flexible bracelet in 18k yellow gold with diamonds. $7,700
Opera Collection ring in 18k yellow gold with diamonds. $5,500
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ROMAN BAROCCO COLLECTION
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WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE THE
AHISTORYOFROLEX ADVENTURE WATCHES AND THE MATERIALS THAT MAKE THEM GREAT WORLD’S MOST RELIABLE
Rolex is the original action watch and has long been associated with adventure. Rolex watches have survived the most extreme conditions, from the highest summits to the deepest recesses of the ocean. Climb Mount Everest? Check. Submerge into the depths of the Mariana Trench? Check. The world of Rolex is a world that calls for robust watches — even fictional worlds have touted the watch — the original James Bond timepiece was a Rolex. Since it was founded in 1905, the company has filed over 500 patents. It is credited with inventing the world’s first waterproof wristwatch and the world’s first self-winding mechanism, the perpetual rotor. First came the water resistance. The Oyster Perpetual collection, with hermetically sealed cases, was built on the success of the original Oyster model, patented by Rolex and launched in 1926. As the maker of the world’s first waterproof wristwatch, Rolex played a pioneering role in the development of the modern timepiece. In 1927, it was worn by British swimmer Mercedes Gleitze during her historic swim across the English Channel. The swim lasted over 10 hours, and the watch remained in perfect working order. In 1931, Rolex invented and patented the world’s first self-winding mechanism with a Perpetual rotor, which is today at the heart of every modern automatic watch. The first expedition to fly over Everest, in 1933, was equipped with Rolex Oysters, and 20 years later, Sir John Hunt’s expedition, in which Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest, was equipped with Oyster Perpetuals. In 1960, the experimental bathyscaphe, the Trieste, successfully descended into the Mariana Trench, the deepest known depression on the Earth’s surface. Emerging from 10,916 meters (37,800 feet), the bathyscaphe was in perfect working order — as was the Rolex Deep Sea Special experimental watch that had been attached to the outside during the historic dive.
Rolex Submariner 41mm in Oystersteel.
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HERE ARE SOME OF THE EXCLUSIVE MATERIALS THAT GO INTO A ROLEX WATCH: OYSTERSTEEL : This is 904L grade steel, a superalloy used in the aerospace and chemical industries, and that means it has the corrosion resistance and high polish of precious metals. It also has a high sheen, so it looks good for a long time. EVEROSE GOLD: To preserve the beauty of its pink gold watches, in 2005 Rolex created and patented a new alloy that it casts in its own foundry: Everose gold, which owes its unique color — a pink hue unlike any other — to its composition. PLATINUM: Rolex uses 950 platinum, an alloy consisting of 95 percent pure platinum generally combined with ruthenium. At Rolex, platinum is above all used for the Day-Date, the most prestigious watch in the Oyster collection. The practiced eye immediately recognizes a Day-Date or Daytona with an ice blue dial as a platinum model.
Day-Date 40 mm, in platinum.
ROLESOR: Rolesor is the story of the auspicious meeting of two materials on a single Rolex watch: the juxtaposition of gold and steel with their contrasting colors and radiance, in subtly balanced harmony. The name Rolesor was patented by Rolex in 1933, and has become one of the distinctive elements of the brand’s watches, a true Rolex signature. The bezel, winding crown, and center bracelet links are made of 18k yellow or Everose gold, and the middle case and the outer links of the bracelet are made of Oystersteel. CERACHROM: Developed and patented by Rolex, these components are made from particularly hard ceramics that are virtually impervious to scratches. Their colors are unaffected by ultraviolet rays. Thanks to its chemical composition, the high-tech ceramic cannot corrode. CHROMALIGHT: Rolex’s luminescent material, Chromalight is blue by night, bright white by day, providing high visibility in dark environments.
Cosmograph Daytona 40mm, in yellow gold with Oysterflex bracelet.
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ROLEX’S EXCEPTIONAL BRACELETS INCLUDE:
JUBILEE BRACELET: The supple five-piece links on dressy watches and some sport watches, such as the GMT-Master II. It was originally designed for the Datejust in 1945.
OYSTER BRACELET: The larger, flat, three-piece links make for a simpler, sportier look. PRESIDENT BRACELET: The President uses semi-circular three-piece links, originally created in 1956 for the Day- Date. It is always made of carefully selected precious metals. OYSTERFLEX BRACELET: Made of a very soft, flexible elastomer with an internal cushion system that makes it extremely well fitting and comfortable. The bracelet is fitted over a metal blade made of a titanium and nickel alloy, achieving the strength of metal and the comfort of rubber.
Rolex Pearlmaster 34 in 18k white gold, fully set with diamonds.
Rolex GMT-Master II, in Oystersteel and Everose gold.
ROLEX ICONIC MODELS TIMELINE:
1945: The Datejust, the first selfwinding wrist chronometer to indicate the date in a window on the dial. 1953: The Submariner, the first diver’s watch waterproof to a depth of 100 meters (330 feet). Its rotatable bezel allows divers to read their immersion time. 1953: The Oyster Perpetual Explorer was launched in 1953 to celebrate the victorious ascent of Mount Everest. 1955: The GMT-Master, with its famous two-color bezel. 1956: The Day-Date, with its now-iconic President bracelet. 1956: The Oyster Perpetual Milgauss was created to meet the demands of the scientific community. It remains capable of withstanding magnetic fields of up to 1,000 gauss. 1963: The Cosmograph Daytona quickly became the ultimate tool for endurance racing drivers.
Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36 in white Rolesor features an aubergine, diamond-set dial and an Oyster bracelet.
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Doves 18k white gold London blue topaz and black onyx pendant with double diamond halo. $5,795
London blue topaz East/ West pendant with diamonds. $699
Doves 18k white gold diamond pendant with black onyx and London blue topaz. $3,395
David Yurman Sterling silver Novella Collection three-station necklace. $1,500
HUE IT’S UP TO
Doves 18k gold and diamond earrings with black onyx and London blue topaz. $2,795
David Yurman Sterling silver Novella Collection bangle bracelet
with blue topaz and diamonds. $2,500
hen it comes to selecting that perfect gift, the options can seem endless. This year, narrow in on something new in BLUE! This timeless shade is available in a nice range of different hues and gemstone types. Blue is classic, blue can be worn in every season, and blue pairs well with other colors and metals. Choose from deep sea blue-hued sapphires or topaz, or blue aquamarines as clear and beautiful as tropical waters. Which will she like best? Well, that’s up to hue , but with blue, you simply cannot go wrong.
David Yurman Sterling silver Novella Collection ring containing a blue topaz center and diamond halo. $950
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Modern Day Essentials
A Twist On A Classic
Leora Aminoff is the designer behind Madison L’s beautiful jewelry creating both classic and fashion- forward modern diamond essentials. The name Madison L is synonymous with Madison Avenue and luxury, which is conveyed through trend-setting designs crafted in gold with diamonds.
Leora Aminoff Designer & Co-founder, Madison L
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SPORTS WATCH REV I VAL
THE SPORTS WATCH IS THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER ACCESSORY OF THE MOMENT, AND THE TOP WATCH BRANDS HAVE INVESTED THEIR NEWEST MODELS WITH THE MOST STATE-OF-THE-ART MATERIALS AND MOVEMENTS AVAILABLE. THERE HAS ALSO BEEN A RESURGENCE IN ATTENTION TO DESIGN AMONG THE TOP BRANDS, WITH EVERY DETAIL OF THE WATCH, FROM DIAL AND CASE TO BRACELET ATTACHMENTS, REFINED AND REPURPOSED TO MAKE THEM AS BEAUTIFUL AS THEY ARE FUNCTIONAL. HERE ARE SOME OF OUR TOP SPORTS PICKS!
GRAND SEIKO HERITAGE GMT Bold in design, color and technology, the Grand Seiko Sport collection model SBGE255 encompasses the core attributes of a Grand Seiko sport watch. The durable blue ceramic bezel frames the matching dial with a contrasting sky blue 24-hour GMT hand and Lumibrite indices for exceptional legibility. $6,200
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TAG HEUER AUTAVIA The Tag Heuer 42mm stainless steel Autavia Isograph is a classic pilot’s watch with superb vintage style. The beautifully textured dial in gradient smoked blue is legible day and night. Inside beats the cutting-edge Calibre 5, a COSC-certified movement. The watch features a brown leather strap with white stitching and buckle with sapphire crystal, ceramic blue bezel, and blue dial. $3,100
TUDOR BLACK BAY P01 Based on a legendary prototype developed in the late 1960s, the Black Bay P01 was crafted in a contemporary sport-lifestyle spirit, while at the same time adopting the principle of the winding crown at 4 o’clock and the prominent end-links of the 1960s model, the Black Bay P01 reflects the exploratory nature of the project, a cross between a divers’ watch and a sailing watch. The 42mm satin steel case with winding crown positioned at 4 o’clock, hinged end-link with rotating bezel blocking system Manufacture Calibre MT5612, COSC- certified with silicon balance spring and 70-hour power reserve with snowflake hands, a signature of TUDOR divers’ watches introduced
LONGINES HYDROCONQUEST The green model is the perfect addition to the HydroConquest collection’s blue, gray, and black timepieces. The khaki model features a ceramic bezel insert that matches the color of the dial and ties together the fully modernized design and sporty silhouette. The 43mm stainless steel HydroConquest, is powered by a mechanical movement. $1,600
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ORIS DIVERS SIXTY-FIVE The Oris 40mm stainless steel and bronze Divers Sixty-Five shares the retro looks of the 1960s original, but it’s been modernized using 21st century watchmaking techniques. The vintage-inspired bubble-curved glass is made of scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and comes with anti-reflective coating on the inside to reduce glare and increase legibility underwater. $2,450
ORIS AQUIS DATE DIAMONDS The result of extensive research and collaborative thinking, the 36mm Oris Aquis is a watch that doesn’t compromise on style and is as at home in the urban jungle as it is deep beneath the waves. The indices have been replaced by diamonds. The watch features a tungsten bezel with white minute scale which delivers a high functioning and high shine finish to this diver’s watches made for ladies. Fitted on a grey textile strap with stainless steel folding clasp completes the elegant silhouette. $2,600
SEIKO LUXE PRESAGE ENAMEL This elegant timepiece features a white enamel dial with date display and power reserve indicator, as well as a dual curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on the inner surface. The screwdown see-through caseback provides a view of the 29-jewel automatic movement with manual and automatic winding capability, a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour and a power reserve of approximately 45 hours. In stainless steel with crocodile strap and tri-fold push button release clasp. 10 bar, 100M Water Resistant. $1,100
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SPIRIT LONGINES OF ADVENTURE
Longines watches and devices, thanks to their reliability, accuracy, robustness, and original technology, have contributed to the success of numerous pioneering exploits. They have accompanied explorers on their journeys to the last unknown lands, defied extreme weather, navigated wild oceans and played a part in opening up new air routes and establishing aviation records.
Longines 42mm Spirit blue dial Prestige Edition also includes leather strap and NATO-style leather strap. $2,750
The Longines Spirit collection brings this rich heritage bock to life. Linking history with innovation, the new models take traditional features from pilot’s watches and combine them with contemporary lines and codes. Reworked and updated, they blend harmoniously with the overall contemporary design. In addition, great care has been taken with the various finishes on the details, whether brushed, matte, polished, or in relief. The collection celebrates those heroes of the past and their state of mind that will never grow old — an ambition to perform well and a quest for excellence.
Longines 40mm Spirit white dial. $2,150
Longines 42mm Spirit black dial. $2,250
Longines 42mm Spirit white dial chronograph. $3,100
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That is how long it took for Howard Hughes to circumnavigate the world and become the fastest man in the air in 1938. He trusted his Longines astronavigation chronometer to determine the position of his airplane at night or over the ocean. 3 DAYS, 19 HOURS, 14 MINUTES
THE PIONEER SPIRIT LIVES ON .
L O N G I N E S S P I R I T C O L L E C T I O N
Anti-magnetic. 5-day power reserve. 10-year warranty.
The new Aquis Date is powered by Oris Calibre 400.
A new movement. The new standard.
Aquis Date Calibre 400
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MOMENTOUS MILESTONES There is no gift that can capture moments, milestones, and meanings in our lives quite like jewelry. For couples, the journey that began with the exchange of iconic wedding rings can be retold and celebrated with each passing year together in personal gifts of fine jewelry. The sky’s the limit when it comes to anniversary jewelry. It can be diamonds every year, your favorite color or birthstone, lustrous pearls, or classic gold and silver pieces. The choices are as unique as the couples making them. But there are precious gems and metals that have come to signify special anniversaries and might be a part of your perfect gift. OCCASION MAKERS
Starting at $399
Oval white gold halo diamond pendant $1,495
Platinum halo diamond bypass rings with emerald, pear, or round. Your choice, $24,900
DIAMOND Diamond, which signifies forever, is the perfect icon for everlasting love and marriage. Diamond is believed to inspire loyalty, romance, and a joyful life. Chosen by most first brides to seal the deal, diamond offers many ways to celebrate each year together — from studs and solitaire pendants to stackable bands and bracelets.
Starting at $499
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RUBY Ruby symbolizes the power of attraction and long-lasting love. This fiery red gem — the color of the heart — has always been associated with deep love. Stackable bands set with ruby and white diamonds are popular, as are bold cocktail rings and three-stone styles. It doesn’t have to be a ring, though. Drop earrings, ear climbers, and line bracelets set with ruby also make a statement of love.
EMERALD Emerald, is upheld as a symbol of devotion, contentment, and undying love. The gem of enlightenment, emerald has a calming effect that clarifies insight. Emerald eternity bands have been the most popular anniversary gift, often set with fancy shapes and mixed with white diamonds. Other iconic designs include bold emerald rings and three- stone styles, as well as different earring treatments.
SAPPHIRE Sapphire has historically signified truth and promises, perfect sentiments for any marriage. Next to diamond, sapphire is a favorite wedding gem, inspiring sincerity, peace, and joy. The most popular anniversary gift in sapphire has been stackable bands. And the great thing about sapphire is that it comes in several colors, with blue, yellow, and pink to choose from. Other iconic designs include bold sapphire rings and three-stone styles with diamonds, as well as different earring treatments and bracelets.
BIRTHSTONES Birthstones are a meaningful gift for a mother, spouse or family member. Precious and semi- precious gemstones let you tell the story of your precious family with stackable birthstone rings, slide pendants, earrings and more.
Birthstone slide pendants with diamonds in white gold. $199 each. White gold chain $99. Chain included with purchase of 3 slides.
Starting at $995
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State-of-the-art machine-set technology rings that are just perfect to last a lifetime.
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ewelry isn’t just about glamour and fashion: It’s also about the heartfelt stories, joyous occasions, and one-of-a-kind art pieces that shine.At Davis Jewelers, we take pride in bringing our client’s wildest dreams to life through custom design. Every custom design is a voyage of self- discovery and self-expression, resulting in a unique piece that reflects personal style and radiance — and we love being a part of that magical journey. Nothing beats the overwhelming joy that comes flooding in when an idea becomes a reality, especially when custom design pieces are created with the next generation in mind. If you hold an image in your mind but fear your dreams are out of reach because of your budget, you might be surprised to know that custom jewelry is quite affordable.Whether you’re looking for a sentimental jewelry piece for a special occasion or an engagement ring she’ll adore for years to come, our exceptionally skilled artisans can help you bring your imagination to life!
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ADORE from concept to creation
“Ashley Davis is the ultimate professional with a real aesthetic talent to take your design from beginning to end. She listened to my ideas, offered suggestions, and communicated with me every step of the way. It was obvious throughout this process that she wanted this to be a great experience for me and for my ring to be exactly what I wanted. It is so much more!” ~ Gena S. Update an heirloom or create a one-of-a-kind design that captures your story and style. Our custom design process is easier and more affordable than ever, beginning with a free consultation. Visit us at davisjewelers.com or text 502 212 0420 to schedule an appointment
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riginally from Antwerp, Sylvie is a third-generation descendant of diamond masters. Her love for the precious stones was SYLVIE THE O cultivated at a young age, so it is no surprise that she met her husband at a diamond conference. This pair immediately knew they were destined to be partners, both in work and in love. In fact, the first ring she designed was her own engagement ring, crafted jointly with her soon-to-be husband. This partnership led to the creation of the Sylvie Collection, formed in 2007 and backed by 30 years of diamond traditions built by her husband’s company, Spectrum Diamonds. She is proud of the thousands of settings that can be customized in any size, shape, or cut and always with platinum or 14k and 18k white, yellow, or rose gold at every price point. “Beauty should have no boundaries, and you should never have to sacrifice when choosing your diamond engagement ring,” Sylvie says. “Each ring in our collection is held to the highest standards of quality craftsmanship and detail while utilizing only conflict-free diamonds.” With the industry constantly changing, Sylvie prioritizes new and innovative designs, supplying our retailers with products on the forefront of emerging trends. Sylvie only uses 100% ethically sourced stones. Their conflict-free diamonds are the highest quality stones available, allowing you to shop with confidence. The Sylvie Collection offers a wide range of products at different price points. With over 1,500 styles available, every bride and groom can find something Sylvie to fit even the smallest budget.
BEAUTY SHOULD HAVE NO BOUNDARIES, AND YOU SHOULD NEVER HAVE TO SACRIFICE WHEN CHOOSING YOUR DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING, –SYLVIE
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