The Real Deal New York

The Last Word from the July/August 2017 issue of Luxury Listings NYC

Crown Jewels
Ruby jewelry to paint the town red

1CHERRY RED: Van Cleef & Arpels’s Motifs Pétales ring has a 2.1-carat ruby solitaire set in platinum and complemented by pear-shaped diamonds.
Price upon request; 

2CAUGHT RED-HANDED: Bulgari’s Le Magnifiche Creazioni Gemme Straordinarie ring in white gold with 3.48 carats of pavé diamonds and a 7.41-carat ruby delivers the goods. Price upon request;

3RED HOT: Stunning drop earrings get attention with round micropavé diamonds and an eye-catching ruby set in 18-karat white gold. $5,000;

4RED ALERT: Stud earrings by Irina Ferry showcase 2.05 carats of cushion-cut rubies and diamonds set in 18-karat gold. $7,200;

Men’s watches
Divers’ timepieces that go deep

1STAY IN TOUCHCreate your own TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 with smartphone compatibility and GPS by choosing the strap and module. A black titanium case and titanium bracelet look sharp. $2,350; from

2SPORTY: Bovet’s Saguaro 46 Chronograph in 18-karat red gold has symmetrical appeal with two buttons on the top of the case. $55,200;

3FOR PROFESSIONALS: Carl F. Bucherer’s new variant of the Patravi ScubaTec features an 18-karat red gold case and vibrant blue dial. $25,900; 

4BACK TO THE PAST: The Longines Heritage Diver 1967 features a graduated Bordeaux diving bezel, black opaline dial and silver-colored counters. $3,150; from

5TWO-TONE: Be on trend with Tudor’s Heritage Black Bay divers’ watch, now available in a new steel and gold version. $4,975;

How you roll
Sweet sports cars, expansive yachts and a roomy jet to get around

1LIGHTSPEED: Lotus continues to make inroads in the U.S. with the new Evora Sport 410, the fastest road car Lotus has ever sold here. $104,200;

2 TRAVEL IN COMFORT: Cirrus Aircraft’s Vision Jet can fly 1,200 nautical miles, about the distance from New York to Dallas. It fits five adults plus two children. $1.96 million; 

3PARTY TIME: The designer of Sanlorenzo’s new SX88 crossover yacht had a loft in mind when creating its open-plan layout. The main deck is open from bow to stern. Price upon request; 

4TEAMWORK: Yacht builder Dynamiq teamed up with Studio F.A. Porsche to create a series of all-aluminium superyachts designed to appeal to car lovers. About $15 million,

5 LOSE YOUR TOP: Ferrari’s new convertible, LaFerrari Aperta, has a V12 engine that is the most powerful engine ever used in a Ferrari road car; it hits a top speed of 217 miles per hour. $2.2 million;