- David Yurman
- Harry Winston
- Tiffany & Co.
- Van Cleef & Arpels
Easily recognized by its stylized “BVLGARI” logo inspired by the classical Latin alphabet, Italian jewelry designer Bulgari was founded in 1884, and continues its tradition of offering fine jewelry, leather goods, and luxury watches to this day.
Since its founding in 1847, Cartier has grown into one of the world’s top jewelry brands. Famous for exquisite Panthère brooches depicting a reclining panther covered in colorful gemstones and pave diamonds, Cartier is also renowned for its watches and other luxurious jewelry.
Founded by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in 1909, this famous company is among the world’s top designer jewelry brands. Legendary for its interlocked “C” logo, Chanel offers many of its classic designs to this day, putting contemporary women in league with famous wearers ranging from Marilyn Monroe to Keira Knightly.
Distinctive yet simple – designs from Chopard tend to offer classic appeal. Founded in 1860, the company is famous not just for its magnificent Swiss watches, but for its jewelry.
Among the newer companies included in our celebration of top jewelry brands, David Yurman was founded in 1980, in New York City. The designers are famous for their sculpted, architecturally-inspired designs, so much so that the Cable motif makes its way into each new collection.
It’s not surprising that celebs and royalty are often spotted wearing Harry Winston. Celebrated for bold, classic pieces and often made with rare or one-of-a-kind gemstones, this company offers timeless pieces.
Founded in 1837, Hermès is famous not only for its watches and jewelry: like many other designer jewelry brands, the company offers other luxury items such as bags, scarves, and fragrances.
Famous for its pearls, Mikimoto was founded in Tokyo in 1899. Simplicity and elegance continue to hold pride of place in its many classic collections. The world has the company’s founder, Mikimoto Kokichi, to thank for the perfect cultured pearls we enjoy today.
TIFFANY & CO.
Tiffany & Co. is among the world’s most famous designer jewelry brands, and has been ever since its iconic Art Deco and Art Nouveau pieces from the early 20th century. Founded back in 1837, today the company is beloved by celebrities and everyday people alike.
VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
When you think Van Cleef & Arpels, it’s likely that the Alhambra ® collection comes to mind. Symbolic of good fortune and based on the outline of a lucky four-leaf clover, the classic quatrefoil motif makes its way into many of the company’s creations.