The Gloria Ring

Feminist icon and activist Gloria Steinem has collaborated with jeweler Jill Platner on the Gloria Ring. All profits from this elegant accessory will be donated to Planned Parenthood. With a long oval shape (signed “Gloria” and “Jill Platner” on the underside), the piece extends Platner’s biomorphic-inspired designs. “At 88, I’m glad to add a job as jewelry designer,” Steinem says. “Especially because it can now benefit …

Mushroom-Inspired Ring Breaks World Record for Most Diamonds

By setting 24,679 diamonds into one ring, Kerala, India-based jewelry company SWA Diamonds broke the world record for most diamonds in a single ring. The shimmering piece of jewelry features nearly double the number of diamonds as the previous record holder (12,638) thanks to its mushroom-inspired design. Modeled after a pink oyster mushroom, the ring incorporates 41 intricate layers of “petals” that are each covered in diamonds. …

Notte Jewelry’s Euphoric Blend of Childhood Memories and Contemporary Style

An ethos to spread joy guides this retro-inspired brand

Suffused with bright pastels, freshwater pearls, dolphin-shaped gems, fruity charms and more cheery details, Notte Jewelry is a celebration of life, the beach, childhood and anything that can induce a smile. Their collections of chunky and colorful Y2K-inspired rings, necklaces and earrings are nostalgic but not dated, from the past but not passé. This is owed to founder Jessia Tse recreating sensations from memories of …