World renowned jewelry maker Tiffany & Co. has revealed its 2010-2011 Blue Book, the retailer’s annual presentation of its most spectacular diamond and gemstone jewelry designs. Sent out to customers each year since 1845, the Blue Book catalog was designed by founder Charles Lewis Tiffany to entice customers to visit his store.
Tiffany an Co. latest Blue Book features colored diamonds including a necklace based on Art Deco jewels in the Tiffany & Co. archives which features a triple-drop pendant with three rare fancy vivid yellow diamonds. Of course, other than the diamonds, there are also a number of other precious stones like a 28.01-carat unenhanced Kashmir sapphire which looks stunning sitting in a necklace of round brilliant diamonds. Don’t forget to check out the new version of the popular Jean Schlumberger Bird on a Rock design. This year’s rendition features a 104.66-carat cushion-shaped kunzite distinguished by a deep purplish pink hue.
The most impressive piece of this year’s collection is Tiffany Majestic necklace. It took more than a year to procure the more than 300 pear-shaped and round brilliant stones and over 700 hours to create the necklace itself. The smaller stones are set into diamond florets surrounding a 30.31-carat, E color, internally flawless detachable diamond drop. The platinum mountings were individually crafted and linked to create a flexible setting that sparkles with every movement.White diamonds are showcased in the Fringe necklace which features a 20.01-carat, D color, internally flawless diamond in a rectangular modified brilliant cut with 61 round, 33 cushion and 30 marquise diamonds in platinum.
Though varied in design, each piece in the Tiffany & Co. Blue Book Collection shares a tradition of excellence that is unique among the world’s elite.