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Diamond Jewelry
Artist and Artisan Crafted Jewelry

Where the name comes from: Ancient Greek adámas - unbreakable. Diamond has many records for extremes amongst materials being the hardest, stiffest, least compressible, best thermal conductor and most transparent.
Where the stones come from: Found worldwide, most currently commercial diamonds come from Russia, Botswana, Australia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Some diamonds are thought to have originated in deep space and been brought to earth by meteorites.
Chemistry: Carbon, with up to 0.3% of nitrogen. Diamond is one of the two naturally found forms of carbon along with graphite.
Colors:
Pure diamonds are colorless, there are varying degrees of yellow tints, There are also the very rare "fancy color diamonds" which can have any color.
...and another thing: Diamonds are formed in the earth's mantle about 150km below the surface, geological processes then bring them within mining reach, diamonds are hundreds of millions of years old. Industrial diamonds are not used for jewelry, they are made synthetically.
Diamonds are one of the four precious gemstones along with emeralds, rubies and sapphires

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Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change


Amethyst pendant necklace, 'Jaipur Diamond' (India)
$69.99

Teardrop amethysts pose on each point of an opulent diamond. Created in sterling silver, this ornate pendant from Bhavesh is centered with a circular stone and hangs on a sleek chain. .925 Sterling silver more...


Blue topaz drop earrings, 'Diamond Sparkle' (Indonesia)
$49.99

Shaped like diamonds, faceted blue topaz sparkles in sleek argent settings. These beautiful earrings by Kenari fuse modern styling with Indonesian tradition. The gemstones total 4 carats. .925 Sterling silver more...


Coconut shell and terracotta dangle earrings, 'Medieval Diamonds' (Ghana)
$19.99

The extraordinary earrings are crafted by hand with ornate terracotta beads centering coconut shell diamonds. "The subtle organic colors and style of this design makes me think of medieval architecture," confides Nonyem Abena Ibeneme. The earrings da more...


Coconut shell pendant necklace, 'Diamond Sun' (Thailand)
$22.49

Radiating organic elegance, a florid sun centers this original design by Thailand's Sasithon Saisuk. The pendant and ornate beads are carved from coconut shell, and then they are threaded by hand to form this spectacular necklace. more...


Cow bone dangle earrings, 'Peten Diamonds' (Guatemala)
$32.99

Hugo Ba Aguilar designs earrings of natural elegance. He crafts them by hand with hand-carved cow bone rhomboids centered by darkened cylinders of the same material. They hang from stainless steel hooks. more...


Diamond charm bracelet, 'Solitary Om' (India)
$46.99

Hema honors inner peace and meditation practices with the inspired design of this bracelet. It is centered by a sterling silver medallion featuring Om (also called ohm or aum) written in Devanagari. The sacred incantation is intoned at the beginning more...


Diamond pendant, 'Angel Raphael' (Brazil)
$197.99

Known as "God's Physician," the archangel Raphael is patron saint of the ill. His name means "God Heals," and he is thought to protect hospitals. The angel takes shape in a dazzling sterling silver pendant. By Anna Paula Vivacqua, it features six spa more...


Dichroic art glass jewelry set, 'Dancing Diamond' (Mexico)
$69.99

Suspended in a sterling diamond, dichroic art glass reveals icy tonalities. Debora and Marco design and craft an enchanting set of necklace and earrings. The pendant is displayed on a stainless steel choker while the earrings hang from silver wires. more...


Ebony flower necklace, 'Mughal Enchantress Diamond' (India)
$25.99

Chander Kant transforms the beauty of ebony into a necklace of natural elegance. He intricately carves the rhombus pendant by hand, featuring a florid mosaic underscored by the legendary Indian openwork style called jali. more...


Eggshell mosaic box, 'Dazzling Diamond' (round) (Thailand)
$37.99

Dazzling on a sleek, dark cylinder, a mosaic diamond reveals an ancient craft technique. Lacquerware was brought to Thailand from China centuries ago; today Thai artisans have developed their own unique styles. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a decorative more...


Eggshell mosaic box, 'Dazzling Diamond' (square) (Thailand)
$24.99

Dazzling on a sleek, dark square, a mosaic diamond reveals an ancient craft technique. Lacquerware was brought to Thailand from China centuries ago; today Thai artisans have developed their own unique styles. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a decorative bo more...


Eggshell mosaic jewelry box, 'Shining Diamond' (Thailand)
$44.99

Dazzling on sleek, dark lacquer, a mosaic diamond arises from an ancient craft technique. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a jewelry box of dramatic beauty. Shaped of mango wood, it boasts motifs of intricate eggshell mosaic. The box features two velvet lin more...


Eggshell mosaic jewelry box, 'Shining Diamond' (Thailand)
$44.99

Dazzling on sleek, dark lacquer, a mosaic diamond arises from an ancient craft technique. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a jewelry box of dramatic beauty. Shaped of mango wood, it boasts motifs of intricate eggshell mosaic. The box features two velvet lin more...


Garnet drop earrings, 'Diamond Sparkle' (Indonesia)
$63.99

Shaped like diamonds, faceted garnets sparkle in their sleek argent settings. These beautiful earrings by Kenari fuse modern styling with Indonesian tradition. The gemstones total 4 carats. .925 Sterling silver more...


Garnet pendant necklace, 'Jaipur Diamond' (India)
$87.95

Teardrop garnets pose on each point of an opulent diamond. Created in sterling silver, this ornate pendant from Bhavesh is centered with a circular stone and hangs on a sleek chain. .925 Sterling silver more...


Garnet waterfall necklace, 'Queen of Diamonds' (India)
$114.99

Red garnet diamonds hold scarlet teardrops, their crimson charisma enhanced by silver settings. Suspended on a sterling chain, they grace a regal waterfall necklace designed by Neeru Goel. .925 Sterling silver more...


Gold accent cuff bracelet, 'Majestic Diamond' (Indonesia)
$62.99

This contemporary bracelet is replete with Balinese artistry. Presented by Komang Wijayana, the narrow cuff is handcrafted of sterling silver with gleaming diamond-shaped accents bathed in 18k gold. .925 Sterling silver more...


Gold accent diamond necklace, 'Angel Gabriel' (Brazil)
$104.99

Shaped of sterling silver, Gabriel the Archangel is graceful and lovely. The winged messenger of God holds a flower bathed in 18k gold and centered with a sparkling diamond. Gabriel is the angel who brings good news, superbly depicted by Anna Paula V more...


Gold accent diamond pendant, 'Angel Gabriel' (Brazil)
$104.99

Shaped of sterling silver, Gabriel the Archangel is graceful and lovely. The winged messenger of God holds an 18k gold flower centered with a sparkling diamond. Gabriel is the angel who brings good news, superbly depicted by Anna Paula Vivacqua. .925 more...


Gold accent half hoop earrings, 'Golden Diamonds' (Indonesia)
$54.99

Timeless classics with a modern look, these half hoop earrings are designed by Diah Arini. The earrings are crafted by hand with millenary sterling silver techniques. Arini adds 18k gold plated accents to create fascinating contrasts of color and tex more...


Gold accent half hoop earrings, 'Golden Diamonds' (Indonesia)
$54.99

Timeless classics with a modern look, these half hoop earrings are designed by Diah Arini. The earrings are crafted by hand with millenary sterling silver techniques. Arini adds 18k gold plated accents to create fascinating contrasts of color and tex more...


Jade cocktail ring, 'Dark Diamond Dahlia' (Guatemala)
$44.99

Framed in sterling petals, dark green jade is beautiful. Its color is so dark that the gem seems almost black. Zandra Lorena Sajbin sets the diamond-shaped gem in a beautiful and modern cocktail ring. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jade dangle earrings, 'Dark Diamond' (Guatemala)
$47.99

Silver diamonds host faceted circles of Guatemalan jade, known as ya'ax chich. By Zandra Lorena Sajbin, these beautiful earrings are crafted by hand. The sleek green gemstones are so dark they are almost black. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jade dangle earrings, 'Dark Diamond' (Guatemala)
$44.99

Framed in sterling silver, dark green jade is captivating. The natural stone is so dark it seems almost black. Zandra Lorena Sajbin sets the diamond-shaped gems in trendy handcrafted earrings. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jade dangle earrings, 'Diamond Dahlia' (Guatemala)
$39.99

Framed in sterling petals, pale green jade is beautiful. Zandra Lorena Sajbin sets the diamond-shaped gems in trendy handcrafted earrings. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jade link bracelet, 'Dark Forest Diamonds' (Guatemala)
$134.99

Jade, mined in Guatemala, has been prized since pre-Hispanic times. Zandra Lorena Sajbin sets gemstone diamonds in a sterling silver bracelet. Known as Ya'ax Chich, natural jade was regarded as a sacred stone by the Maya people. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jade pendant, 'Quetzal Diamond' (Guatemala)
$94.95

Prized by the Maya, a sleek jade diamond becomes a pendant in the hands of Pedro Silva. On the reverse side, quetzal birds are beautiful symbols of Guatemala. The pendant is handcrafted of sterling silver. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jade pendant, 'Quetzal Diamond' (Guatemala)
$94.95

Prized by the Maya, a sleek jade diamond becomes a pendant in the hands of Pedro Silva. On the reverse side, quetzal birds are beautiful symbols of Guatemala. The pendant is handcrafted of sterling silver. .925 Sterling silver more...


Jewelry box, 'Diamond Flower' (Indonesia)
$89.99

An exquisite flower blossoms inside a diamond's heart to embellish this jewelry box with surreal grace. Ketut Sandi delicately details the florid motif. Sandi carves the box from sono wood using manual tools that allow for the box's refined artistry. more...


Lapis lazuli and cultured pearl pendant necklace, 'Blue Diamonds' (Thailand)
$39.99

Golden flecks illuminate the deep, rich blue of lapis lazuli. Accentuated with pink and gray cultured pearls, the sleek gemstones become a beautiful necklace by Anusara in Thailand. The clasp is bathed in sterling silver..925 Sterling silver plated b more...


Mozambique Garnet 2p Diamond Gold Plated Sterling Silver Ring s. 9 3/4
$99.95

Handmade Artisan Sterling Silver 925 Ring with unique one of a kind Garnet, 7.80 grams of marvelous handcrafted jewelry design. Only one piece availble ready to ship! It's unique worldwide ring - simply piece of art in world of fine jewelry. Mozambiq more...


Onyx dangle earrings, 'Double Diamond' (Mexico)
$59.99

Franco Varela Mendez demonstrates the art of silver filigree as he fashions double diamonds by hand. Flanked by globes of polished black onyx, they are transformed into earrings. .925 Sterling silver more...


Onyx drop earrings, 'Diamond Sparkle' (Indonesia)
$47.99

Shaped like diamonds, onyx gems sparkle in their sleek argent settings. These beautiful earrings by Kenari fuse modern styling with Indonesian tradition. .925 Sterling silver more...


Quartz and diamond cocktail ring, 'Butterfly' (Brazil)
$219.99

By Aurea Sandra, this stunning design carries a triumphant message of rebirth. Set in silver, a square cut quartz gem reveals a butterfly in its crystalline depths. Diamonds adorn its wings. "This ring presents the purity and transforming energy of c more...


Rose quartz pendant, 'Ace of Diamonds' (Peru)
$87.99

Inspired by classic poker cards, Victor Williams plays with sterling textures. He centers the luminous diamond with a radiant rose quartz cabochon, believed to be the universal gem of love. .925 Sterling silver more...


Silver accent wristband bracelet, 'Black Diamond Flower' (Thailand)
$28.99

Knotted by hand on black cords, small stamped silver beads form delightful diamonds. Napapat showcases the silver art of Thailand's Karen hill tribe. This beautiful macrame bracelet slips over the wrist, and the length can be adjusted by sliding the more...


Silver accent wristband bracelet, 'Night Diamonds' (Thailand)
$44.99

Knotted by hand on black cords, shining beads form delightful diamonds. Napapat showcases the silver art of Thailand's Karen hill tribe. This beautiful macrame bracelet slips over the wrist, and the length can be adjusted by sliding the knot along th more...


Silver accent wristband bracelet, 'Red Diamonds' (Thailand)
$48.99

Knotted by hand on crimson cords, shining beads form delightful diamonds. Napapat showcases the silver art of Thailand's Karen hill tribe. This beautiful macrame bracelet slips over the wrist, and the length can be adjusted by sliding the knot along more...


Silver chain bracelet, 'Moonlit Diamonds' (Peru)
$79.99

Moonlit diamonds bring spectacular elegance to a design by Adriana de Gadea. Crafted by hand of Peruvian silver, they link into a bracelet of modern femininity. .950 Silver more...


Silver dangle earrings, 'Diamond Cascade' (Peru)
$87.99

Shining diamonds of sterling silver link in a vivacious cascade. Designed by Rocio Talavera in Peru, these contemporary earrings go with everything. .925 Sterling silver more...


Silver dangle earrings, 'Filigree Diamonds' (Peru)
$117.99

Asymmetrical in shape, these elegant earrings link four open diamonds of differing textures. A master at the art of filigree, Alfredo Inga creates a design of feminine loveliness. .925 silver more...


Sterling silver and diamond band ring, 'Freedom' (Brazil)
$299.99

Butterflies flutter over sparkling blossoms in a mesmerizing design by Alice Domingues. The ring is crafted of sterling silver featuring openwork motifs and contrasting textures. Five diamond buds glisten with infinite grace. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver anklet, 'In Diamonds' (India)
$64.99

Shaped of sterling silver, gleaming squares each enclose four diamonds. Shubhra Singh applies geometric principles to the design of this shining ankle bracelet. Crafted by hand, the anklet is thoroughly modern. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver button earrings, 'Round Diamond Fantasy' (Peru)
$64.99

Yira Kahn achieves a fabulous illusion for the design of these earrings. Crafted of sterling silver, the earrings seem studded with diamonds, creating a magnificent effect. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver button earrings, 'Square Diamond Fantasy' (Peru)
$64.99

Yira Kahn achieves a fabulous illusion for the design of these earrings. Crafted of sterling silver, the earrings seem studded with diamonds, creating a magnificent effect. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver cocktail ring, 'Diamond Fantasy' (Peru)
$59.99

Yira Kahn achieves a fabulous illusion for the design of this ring. Crafted of sterling silver, the ring's crown seems studded with diamonds, creating a magnificent effect. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver dangle earrings, 'Bamboo Diamond' (Indonesia)
$29.99

Shining diamonds reveal the textures of bedeg, or woven bamboo. Crafted by hand, the earrings from Komang Wijayana take their inspiration from nature. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver dangle earrings, 'Diamond Path' (Indonesia)
$42.99

Moving in diamond spirals, silver ribbons trace mesmerizing paths. Wayan Asmana presents elegant earrings that are bold and modern. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver dangle earrings, 'Diamonds in Lace' (Indonesia)
$52.99

Diminutive hearts cluster inside sterling diamonds. Silver tendrils creates four lacy medallions that come together in seductive earrings from Bali's Putu Putri. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver dangle earrings, 'Pebbled Diamond' (Indonesia)
$42.99

Gleaming silver diamonds reveal fascinating pebbled textures. Crafted by hand, these minimalist earrings come from Desi Antari in Bali. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver drop earrings, 'Oval Diamond Fantasy' (Peru)
$52.99

Yira Kahn achieves a fabulous illusion for the design of these earrings. Crafted of sterling silver, the earrings seem studded with diamonds, creating a magnificent effect. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver link bracelet, 'Clubs and Diamonds' (Indonesia)
$86.99

Linked with sterling loops, silver circles and diamonds suggest playing card motifs. This very original bracelet is an original design by Bali's Sukartini. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver link bracelet, 'Filigree Diamonds' (Thailand)
$37.99

Silver strands whirl in dazzling filigree diamonds. Crafted by hand, this modern bracelet is presented by Aoy. .925 Sterling silver more...


Sterling silver link necklace, 'Filigree Diamonds' (Thailand)
$74.99

Silver strands whirl in dazzling filigree diamonds. Crafted by hand, this modern necklace is presented by Aoy. .925 Sterling silver more...


Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Diamond Blossom' (India)
$134.99

An intricate floral blossom relief centers this beautiful diamond-shaped walnut wood jewelry box. Indian artisan M. Ayub carefully handcrafts the box's design as well as the fine imagery gracing its surface, offering a wonderful way to store keepsake more...


Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Diamond Blossom' (India)
$134.99

An intricate floral blossom relief centers this beautiful diamond-shaped walnut wood jewelry box. Indian artisan M. Ayub carefully handcrafts the box's design as well as the fine imagery gracing its surface, offering a wonderful way to store keepsake more...


Wood and leather jewelry box, 'African Diamond' (Ghana)
$47.99

A bold diamond encloses traditional West African design motifs. Depicted in tooled leather, they cover a jewelry box by Francis Agbete. The beautiful coffer is lined in velvet. more...

 


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