Diamonds have been the accessory staple of every well-to-do lady since the dawn of time, and while we love a classic teardrop necklace or a knuckle-dusting ring, now and then it’s exciting to see them adorning edgy and unexpected designs.
Top luxury brands have been stepping away from minimal and classic jewellery aesthetics, but that doesn't mean you can't still be dripping in diamonds.
Check out nine of our favourites, from the innovative to the extravagant.
Audemars Piguet Diamond Outrage
This unusual but beautiful timepiece by Audemars Piguet is crafted in white gold and set with over 65 carats of diamonds.
Dior À Versailles Galerie Des Glaces Ring
This statement diamond ring by Dior takes its cues from the opulent interiors of the Palace of Versailles.
Hearts on Fire White Kites Crest Necklace
British designer Stephen Webster collaborated with Hearts On Fire on a collection that includes this exquisite necklace.
Hermès Chaîne d’Ancre Punk Bracelet
The slightly rebellious but elegant piece by Hermès is made in white gold and covered in white diamonds.
Jessica McCormack Tattoo Diamond Clip Earrings
Inspired by the Koru tattoo of New Zealand’s Maori, these spiral motif earrings by Jessica McCormack are set with diamonds of various sizes.
Niin Gaia Fine Scalene Ring
Crafted with conflict-free diamonds and 18K recycled white gold, this ring by niin is edgy with a conscience.
Ofée Wave Bangle
The Parisian brand Ofée gets into some wristy business with this sharp piece in brushed gold and diamonds.
Sarah Zhuang Spread Your Wings Ring
Up-and-coming Hong Kong-based designer Sarah Zhuang crafted this ring from white gold and 1.3 carats of diamonds.
Yeprem Iron (Wo)man Hand Bracelet
Meant to be worn between your fingers, this edgy piece by the cult jeweller Yeprem is crafted in white gold and diamonds.
This article first appeared on hk.asiatatler.com.