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Elegant, casual and regal: a look at the noble blue beauties that international jewellery brands were presenting at Baselworld 2018 proves that when coloured gemstones from aquamarine to tanzanite are integrated into precious necklaces, rings or earrings, the blue gems can reveal as many colourful facets as a cloudless winter sky or the waters of a tropical lagoon. Few experiences are more relaxing than gazing across the surface of a body of water or staring into the sky. Jewellery with blue gems capitalizes on this leisurely mood, to which it adds a classy dose of elegance
The Italian brand Picchiotti uses nothing but the very finest coloured gems in the pieces of jewellery that comprise its new “Essentially Color Collection”. For example: this vivid blue tanzanite, which is cut into an octagonal shape and weighs 13.9 carats.
The “India Leaf” pendant from Tamara Comolli will delight everyone who wants to participate in the trend of denim from head to toe. Crafted from jeans-blue chalcedony, this casual piece of jewellery is available in three sizes and with eyelets in all three gold colours.
Casual in style, uncomplicated to wear: this long necklace from Al Coro is made of 750 pink gold with hearts, stars, moons and balls of sea-blue turquoise and is part of the “Palladio” collection.
The “Mini Sweeties” series of rings from the Belgian brand Bigli can be combined in diverse ways. The collection includes a selection of rings with round or triangularly polished cabochons in a total of 49 different nuances of colour.
The “Boho Leaf” earrings in the “Hippie Chic” collection from Choices by DL can be modified to suit one’s momentary whim. In combination with the diamond-studded pink gold earring base, faceted blue labradorites go perfectly with the trendy blue hue.
Classical blue always looks handsome on a shirt cuff: these cufflinks from Emil Kraus are made of 750 white gold; the interior plates with sophisticated blue Sunray Satin Finish are absolute eye-catchers.
These elegant post earrings from Hans D. Krieger are timelessly beautiful and simultaneously fashionably chic. Surrounded by 64 white brilliant-cut diamonds, the radiant effect of the blue facetted tanzanite squares can fully express itself.
The oval tanzanite cabochon weighs 46.81 carats, is wreathed by brilliant-cut diamonds and diamond briolettes, and makes this handcrafted white gold ring from Schreiner Fine Jewellery’s “Bubble” collection into an exclusive one-of-a-kind piece.