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Flower Earrings – Each centering a round brilliant cut diamond, weighing a total of 4.06 carats, with additional pavé set diamonds. Mounted in 18k rose gold and silver. | Sotheby's Diamonds, Creative Director James Taffin de Givenchy

Flower Earrings – Each centering a round brilliant cut diamond, weighing a total of carats, with additional pavé set diamonds. Mounted in rose gold and silver.

Spinel, 18K Rose Gold and Blackened Steel Ear Pendants by James de Givenchy #Taffin #JamesdeGivenchy #Earrings

Spinel, Rose Gold and Blackened Steel Ear Pendants by James de Givenchy

designed by James de Givenchy 4.35-carat marquis-cut diamond, surrounded by 235 tiny diamonds.  red ceramic drop.  18k rose gold.  $142,000

Holiday Gift Guide: Merry, Meet Modern

designed by James de Givenchy 4.35-carat marquis-cut diamond, surrounded by 235 tiny diamonds. red ceramic drop. 18k rose gold. $142,000

An Art Nouveau gold, enamel and pearl necklace, by Archibald Knox, British, circa 1900. #ArchibaldKnox #ArtNouveau #necklace

A delightful art nouveau necklace by Archibald Knox in gold and pearls with the signature enamel. Usually Knox enamel just doesn't quite work for me, but this is an example I'd actually like to own.

Roman Gold Bulla. Circa 1st Century B.C.-A.D. 1st Century. Two convex disks are joined by wires; the top loop is aesthetically embellished by ribbing and a coiled wire.  Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Two convex disks are joined by wires; the top loop is aesthetically embellished by ribbing and a coiled wire. Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

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Kunzite, Rose Gold Pendant with Diamond Clasp and Diamond Rondels by James de Givenchy

Rubelite, Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Moonstone, Ruby and Platinum "Star" Brooch by James de Givenchy #Taffin #JamesdeGivenchy #Brooch

Rubelite, Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Moonstone, Ruby and Platinum "Star" Brooch by James de Givenchy Perfect colour sense here!

Taffin pink sapphire, purple sapphire, ruby, diamond, and 18K rose-gold sea urchin clock, price upon requestTaffin, NYC, 212.421.6222

Photos: Candy Pratts Price's 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Taffin pink sapphire, purple sapphire, ruby, diamond, and 18K rose-gold sea urchin clock, price upon requestTaffin, NYC, 212.421.6222