The Real Deal New York

Be jeweled

By Mary Elizabeth Andriotis | May 11, 2017 10:16AM

Sapphire jewelry gives us the blues (in a good way)

1BIG BLUE: All that glitters is blue with these pear-shaped teardrop earrings in white gold encrusted with 6.5 carats of pavé bluesapphires surrounded by micro pavé white diamonds. $6,450;

2ROYAL BLUE: Channel Princess Diana with this floating sapphire and diamond oval twisted pavé pendant in 18-karat white gold. $4,995;

3OUT OF THE BLUE: The diamond, blue sapphire and 14-karat white gold pendant necklace by Meira T will make you feel anything but sad. $1,490;

4SOMETHING BLUE: This Ceylon blue 2.11-carat sapphire engagement ring features a round cut, the rarest of sapphire cuts, with a micro pavé diamond halo set in platinum. $9,975; 

5BLUE BLOOD: It’s hard to miss these sapphire and marquise diamond wreath-shaped earrings by William & Henri with 10.66 carats of diamonds and 8.33 carats of sapphires.
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Animal watches to race (and gallop) against time

1WRITTEN IN THE STARS: A zodiac sign watch from Piaget shines with white gold, champlevé enamel and gold applique and has a grey leather strap with a white gold ardillon buckle. $71,500; 

2DELICATE TOUCH: A dragonfly soars on this new 18-karat white gold watch from Tiffany in a handmade guilloche finish with sapphires and round, brilliant white diamonds, from the 2017 Blue Book Collection. Price available on request;

3SERPENT SPIRIT: The Bulgari Serpenti Tubogas watch with a 35-millimeter steel case and silver opaline dial will slither into your dreams.

4FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY: Kick off summer with the Lady Arpels Papillon Bleu Nuit Watch with a white gold bezel with round diamonds and delicate butterfly design in champlevé enamel. $98,000;

5PREPARE FOR FLIGHT: The Classico Lady watch from Ulysse Nardin features a fanciful bird and is made of sapphire crystals and a 18-karat white gold case with 104 diamonds. $37,600;