Gala season means stunning jewels will be lighting up the night and bedazzling the beau monde.
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Inspired by the soaring artistry of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, this stunning Firebird tassel necklace in yellow gold ($19,500) from Lalique’s 2016 Vertiges collection features 58 0.54-carat diamonds, six 2.51-carat pear-cut orange sapphires, 190 135.58-carat freshwater cultured pearls (white, champagne, and pink), one 7.55-carat black jade motif, and black and orange lacquer. London Jewelers Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-7475
Cartier's iconic panther first leapt into the maison's design in 1914, and now it sits atop a stunning bangle as part of the Panthère de Cartier bracelet ($340,000). This peerless piece is crafted in 18k white gold and black lacquer and is set with 702 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 10.90 carats, onyx, and emeralds. Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-3200
The shimmering waters of the Adriatic inspired Lepa Galeb-Roskopp to create these enchanting Plima earrings (price on request) for Misahara. A single round peridot is surrounded by hand-set diamonds, while the oval drop, consisting of round and pear-shaped blue and green sapphires, moves like waves as you skim across the dance floor. The Shops at the Plaza, 768 Fifth Ave., NYC, 212-371-7050
The Eternity Band by Forevermark (price on request) was spotted on Kate Hudson at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards. Adding an understated flash of brilliance to any ensemble, this simple, classic ring—glittering with exquisite Forevermark diamonds—can play the role of your elegant costar on the red carpet. London Jewelers, 2 Main St., East Hampton, 329-3939
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