While some people could not care how many carats there are on their finger, there are those people who would literally have the biggest “rock” on the ground. If you’ve ever seen Blood Diamond with Leonardo DiCaprio then you know how many lives can be tossed aside. That being said, the diamond trade is still very alive and as long as people have the desire for it, it will always be expensive.

Alice Cicolini jewelry represents a melting pot of global influences. Based in London, the Central Saint Martins-trained jeweler has her designs hand crafted in Jaipur, India, by artisans who are expert in the meenakari enameling technique.

Cartier. French luxury goods conglomerate company which designs, manufactures, distributes, and sells jewelry and watches. Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has seen wearing the Cartier Ballon Bleu timepiece. King Edward VII of England referred to Cartier as “the jeweler of kings and the king of jewelers”.

Oversize Pearls. On rings, necklaces, and bracelets organic pearls make a boldly distinctive statement. A fabulous piece by Chanel,this piece is made from black Lucite – a material similar to acrylic, and features gold toned hardware in the hinges, clasp, and Chanel interlocking CC logo.

The Red Scarlet. The placement of rubies and diamonds creates a floral effect which makes the necklace look like a lay of flowers. The stones are set in precious platinum and 18k white gold.

Non Identical Earrings. The Apollo and Artemis Diamonds are described as “truly exceptional stones” which are in a “class of their own” when considered as a pair. The Apollo and Artemis Diamonds are described as “truly exceptional stones” which are in a “class of their own” when considered as a pair.

Paul Morelli Necklace. This Paul Morelli necklace is rendered in 18k yellow gold and features an all-around design studded with lustrous moon stones and glittering diamonds.

Repossi Rings. Repossi’s 18-karat gold ring is from the label’s iconic ‘Berbère’ collection. Designed to sit across the length of your finger, it’s skilfully finished with a subtle link chain to ensure comfort and flexibility.

Suzanne Syz Earrings. in Titanium and white gold set with: 2 Semi rough Burmese sapphires 52.54 cts, 6 Semi rough spinel 31.86 cts, 34 Diamond discs 37.30 cts, 38 Diamonds 0.15 ct and 36 seed Pearls 1.48 ct.

Bulgari Sautoir. With a peach-pit-size cabochon emerald centered in a dangling frame, the necklace contemporary geometry is complemented by an intricate, diamond-bejeweled chain.

Etourdissant. which means “stunning” in French, is an apt name for Cartier’s new high jewelry collection. Fabulously rich colors, extravagant designs and unashamed opulence are the design trademarks of this Maison, which never does things in half measures.