By Ashley Davis
David Yurman will show these new 18-karat gold and diamond statement earrings at the Couture show this year. They retail for $14,000.
New York—The countdown is on to Las Vegas jewelry market week.

National Jeweler editors have done their due diligence in preparing, breaking down the many jewelry trade show changes this year and the trends to spot, plus providing readers with lists of where to eat in Las Vegas without breaking the bank, and what to do to wind down.

We’ve also gotten a head start on the jewelry itself; below, see new pieces hot off the jeweler’s bench that will debut at Couture.

20190520 CouturePreview ColetteArman Sarkisyan  22-karat gold and turquoise ring with diamonds set in oxidized sterling silver 
Arman Sarkisyan (Salon 150) will have his signature array of luxurious, classic baubles like lockets with meticulous, hand-engraved detailing on display, but with a few bright new gemstones added to the mix, such as chrysoprase and turquoise.

20190520 CouturePreview ColetteBibi van der Velden ring in 18-karat yellow gold with rock crystal, diamonds and tourmaline

Bibi van der Velden’s whimsical and wacky world gets darker this year, with memento mori pieces featuring faces (Salon 1100).

20190520 CouturePreview ColetteColette 18-karat white gold pendant with diamonds, pearls and emeralds

Colette (Salon 1204) will bring plenty of wearable pieces to Couture this year, like ear cuffs, pendants and stacking rings, as well as killer statement pieces like this pendant, which feels like an amplified, glamorous version of an antique Victorian moon.

20190520 CouturePreview DanaBronfmanDana Bronfman 18-karat yellow gold and rhodium-plated sterling silver earrings with diamonds

New from Dana Bronfman (Salon 137) at the jewelry trade show will be some adorable hammered metal signet rings made with Fairmined gold, as well as bold statement pieces that utilize the designer’s hallmarks, like her metal “cut-outs.”

20190520 CouturePreview davidyurman headerDavid Yurman 18-karat yellow gold and diamond earrings ($14,000)

David Yurman (Villa 110) recently unveiled an online customization tool that allows customers to order rings and pendants with the engraving of their choice. At Couture, the brand will present hero pieces, like these graphic earrings, alongside more wallet-friendly classics.

20190520 CouturePreview ErikaWintersErika Winters “Georgia” ring with a 1.75-carat unheated blue sapphire in platinum with diamonds ($10,600)

Erika Winters (Salon 137) is a must-stop for the retailer looking for a fresh voice in bridal. And as “alternative bridal” styles become more and more mainstream with consumers, she’ll show her continued foray into colored gemstone pieces.

20190520 CouturePreview FoundraeFoundrae 18-karat yellow gold “Aether” medallion with diamonds, red jasper, garnet, petrified wood, smokey topaz, lapis lazuli, sapphire, opal, diamond, citrine, green sapphire and onyx ($13,500)

Foundrae’s focus will be on its popular medallions, which customers are encouraged to add on onto their existing Foundrae chains as they “build their story.” New symbols are based on the elements, and new chains made of stones like lapis and malachite are not to be missed (Design Atelier, DA 1).

20190520 CouturePreview GrazielaGraziela 18-karat white gold earrings with tourmaline, citrine and diamonds

Color is trending, and Graziela (Salon 508) is expressing that through brightly colored titanium pieces like hoop earrings as well as gemstone show-stoppers.

20190520 CouturePreview GumuchianGumuchian 18-karat yellow gold and diamond hair clips ($4,000)

The hottest accessory trend in 2019 is hair jewelry, with all manner of bejeweled bobby pins and barrettes selling like hotcakes. It’s even spilling into fine jewelry—Gumuchian (Salon 303) will have these truly luxurious gold and diamond butterfly hair clips (even the spring inside is handmade in gold), plus a series of others at the show.

20190520 CouturePreview heartsonfireHearts On Fire “Aurora” bracelet in 18-karat white gold with white diamonds ($37,500)

The new Aurora collection from Hearts On Fire (Margaux 1) makes the halo feel fashion-forward when incorporated into earrings, necklaces and this mega-watt bracelet. In addition to white gold, the collection is available in rose, yellow and platinum.

20190520 CouturePreview MelissaKayeMelissa Kaye 18-karat gold hoop earrings with diamonds and enamel

Melissa Kaye (Salon 1202) is updating her line of sleek and sophisticated diamond jewelry with shades of enamel that are trending in the fashion world—neon pink, orange and yellow.

20190520 CouturePreview PomellatoPomellato necklace in 18-karat rose gold ($60,000)

Classic chains never went out of style, but they’re having an earnest resurgence in jewelry right now and Pomellato (Mouton 1) makes some of the most luxurious versions imaginable, like this multi-layered version from the “Iconica” range.

20190520 CouturePreview RayGriffithsRay Griffiths “Regency” ring in 18-karat yellow gold with a 2.22-carat pear-shaped pink sapphire and 3.85 carats of color-change garnet pavé ($7,910)

Ray Griffiths (Salon 420) is amping up its array of cocktail rings for Couture. This new shield-style features color-change garnet pavé for an on-trend tonal look.

20190520 CouturePreview RobertoCoinRoberto Coin “Principessa Flower” pendant in 18-karat yellow and white gold with diamonds ($1,750)

Among the newness Roberto Coin (Palmer) will present are variations on its “Principessa” (Princess) collection, with new riffs on its popular flower motif.

20190520 CouturePreview yepremYeprem 18-karat white gold, white diamond and emerald ring

Yeprem (Salon 151) never has a shortage of extravagant white diamond pieces at Vegas jewelry week, particularly edgy ear and hand pieces. This year, the brand will add emeralds to the mix, incorporating a pop of color into its typically all-white styles.

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