By Ashley Davis
When designer Karma El Khalil encounters a delicious suite of trillion-cut rubellites, she doesn’t envision crafting them into a traditional matching necklace and earring set.

Instead, she arranges the matching stones every which way, in what she describes as a puzzle, creating one over-the-top, glamorous pair of statement earrings.

The resulting 18-karat yellow gold “Puzzle” earrings feature, in total, 38 carats of rubellite.

They’re priced at $21,000 retail. Inquiries may be directed to

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