Revealing spring’s most beautiful jewels and haute couture, with treasures from Burdeen’s Jewelry, Zabler Design Jewelers, A. Marek Fine Jewelry, Rahl Jewelers, Azar Jewelry, M.J. Miller & Co. Jewelers, Oui Madame, Eve Alfille, and Browning & Sons Jewelers.
Sapphire and diamond necklace with cushion cut blue sapphires, set in halos in an eternity style necklace of 18k white gold; sapphire and diamond bracelet with cushion cut blue sapphires set in halos surrounded by diamonds and set in 18k white gold; diamond ring with one Marquise cut diamond surrounded by 16 pear shaped diamonds and 30 round diamonds, all set in 18k white gold; and sapphire and diamond ring with cushion cut blue sapphire surrounded by diamonds, set in a halo style mounting of 18k white gold. Burdeen’s Jewelry is located at 1151 West Lake Cook Road, Buffalo Grove, 847-459-8980, burdeens.com.
Row Alain Gown with Pleated Skirt, available at neapolitan collection in Winnetka, 847-441-7784, neapolitanonline.com
ZABLER DESIGN JEWELRY
These classic 18k white gold “stud” style diamond earrings are paired with an 18k white gold collar style statement diamond necklace. A 14k white gold open oval link bracelet and 14k white gold tapered diamond anniversary band finishes the look. Zabler Design Jewelers is located at 26 S. Prospect Avenue in Clarendon Hills, 630-323-6269 or 9906 S. Water Street in Door County, Wisconsin, 920-854-4801, zablerdesign.com.
Preen, ace dress in black, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com
A. MAREK FINE JEWELRY
Diamond drop earrings set in 18k white gold set a sparkly trend, paired with a sapphire and diamond line necklace in 18k white gold and a separate diamond line necklace. On her right hand is a sapphire and diamond crossover band and on her left hand is a sapphire and diamond row band. The look is completed with stacked sapphire and diamond bangles set in 18k white gold and a diamond coil bracelet, also in 18k white gold. All items are from A. Marek’s Private Collection. A. Marek Fine Jewelry is located at 3021 Butterfield Road, #108, in Oak Brook, 630-954-2662, amarekfinejewelry.com.
Protagonist, brancusi crepe top in midnight, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com.
An 18k white gold diamond cuff bracelet and an 18k rose gold morganite and diamond ring are the perfect pairing with 14k white gold floral diamond earrings. Add an 18k rose gold morganite and diamond pendant, a 14k white gold diamond cocktail ring, and an 18k tri-color pink, yellow, and white diamond ring for full effect. Rahl Jewelers is located at 3001 North Barrington Road in Hoffman Estates, 847-765-3000, rahljewelers.com.
Novis color-blocked tierney gown, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com
These stunners in 18k white gold set the scene for a gala night out. Pavé diamond hoop earrings are paired with a diamond pendant and diamond ring. A platinum and diamond bracelet finishes the look. Azar Jewelry is located at The Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 West Higgins Road, E-20, in South Barrington, 847-551-9394, azardiamondjewelry.com.
Maticevski, du jour dress in black, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com
M.J. MILLER & CO. JEWELERS
These 18k white gold opal earrings are shown with a platinum pendant necklace with diamonds and paraiba/namibia tourmaline. The ring is platinum with pink sapphire and diamonds. M.J. Miller & Co. Jewelers is located at 123 W. Main Street in Barrington, 847-381-7900, mjmillerjewelers.com.
Rosie Assoulin artichoke hearts strapless gown in green floral, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com
Necklace and cuff by Parisian designer Philippe Ferrandis featuring Swarovski Crystals designed by Ferrandis and flowers enameled by hand in a unique Matte Finish. Oui Madame is located at 550 Lincoln Avenue in Winnetka, 847-441-0182, ouimadame.net
Brock Collection Silk Taffeta Desiree Dress, available at neapolitan collection in Winnetka, 847-441-7784, neapolitanonline.com
“A Winter’s Tale” lush white South Sea pearl necklace is strung on black silk with chocolate diamonds. Adding to the dazzle is a “La rose des vents II” tanzanite, diamond, and platinum ring; a platinum diamond and andesine sunstone ring from “The Hidden Dream” collection; along with “Eiffel Tower” platinum diamond and andesine sunstone earrings. Final touches include Eve’s dramatic “Love is What Remains When All Else is Gone” pin/pendant and “Dance Till Dawn” South Seas keshi pearl, diamond and 18k white gold bracelet. Eve Alfille is located at 623 Grove Street in Evanston, 847-869-7920, evejewelry.com.
Kimora Lee Simmons Audrey-clipped cotton dress with clipped cotton cropped jacket in navy, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com
BROWNING & SONS
A WR Designs aquamarine ring in diamond and platinum and a rose gold wide diamond eternity band are just the beginning of this bejeweled look. The blue topaz, sapphire, and diamond in white gold bracelet is A & Furst. The white gold earrings in oval blue topaz and diamond drops are also from A & Furst. The diamond collar A. Link necklace makes a statement as the model is holding an A Link “opera” necklace. The flower-shaped ring is a white gold creation with pear shaped diamond petals and round pavé accents from Rahaminov Diamonds. Browning & Sons Jewelers is located at 46 S. Washington Street in Hinsdale, 630-986-0880, browningandsons.com.
Maticevski, matrix fringe gown in ink, available at Chalk Boutique, 337 Park Avenue in Glencoe, or 2611 Prairie Avenue in Evanston, 847-424-0011, chalkboutique.com.