Illustrator: Stina Persson
The inspiration: I’m mesmerized by these Larkspur & Hawk garnet earrings, which were created using an 18th-century foil technique and, as a result, look like family heirlooms. It’s only fitting that they are sold at famed estate jewelry Fred Leighton.
Fred Leighton earrings, $12,900, Fred Leighton, New York, 212.288.1872
James de Givenchy for Taffin 18k rose and yellow gold, ametrine, champagne pearl and lavender pearl earrings, price upon request, 212.421.6222.
Fernando Jorge 18k rose gold, diamonds, clear topaz and pink opal earrings, £7,990, netaporter.com.
Mish New York 1k white gold, aquamarine and diamond comet tail earrings, $72,000, 212.734.3500.
Nina Runsdorf 18k pink gold, diamond, morganite and opal drop earrings, $12,000, neimanmarcus.com.
Sylva & Cie 14k rose gold, diamonds and amethyst drop earrings, $9,125, at Stanley Korshak, Dallas, TX, 214.871.3625.
Stephen Russell 18K rose gold, diamond and morganite briolette earrings, price upon request, at Stephen Russell, 212.570.6900.
Sutra Jewels 18k black, gold, and blue sapphire earrings, $15,000, sutrajewels.com.
Lauren Craft 18k gold, peach opals, Ethiopian opal and champagne diamond drop earrings, $5,600, laurencraft.com.
Yossi Harari 18k black gold Lilah Padparadscha Sapphire And Pink Diamonds Earrings, $28,250, marissacollections.com.
J. Hadley multicolored tourmalines and pave diamond earrings, $3,850, jhadleyjewelry.com.