Jewelry is one of the most traditional Valentine’s Day gifts, and we’ve rounded up the most spectacular high jewelry, featuring gorgeous pink and red gemstones to give your beloved this year. These designers use ruby, rubellite, pink sapphire, and morganite in their gorgeous jewelry to craft masterpieces that shine all year.
Van Cleef & Arpels
Van Cleef & Arpels’ high-jewelry collections are known for their masterful use of stunning gemstones. This necklace features over 200 carats of rubellite surrounded by pearls and diamonds. Pink sapphires add delicate pink accents, enhancing the vivid color of the rubellite.
Van Cleef & Arpels Demoiselle Gracieuse necklace in 18K white and rose gold with 206.68 carats rubellite, pink sapphire, pearl, and diamond, price on request, vancleefarpels.com
This gorgeous ring from Harry Winston’s Candy collection showcases a 10.59-carat pink sapphire, whose juicy hue is enhanced by red rubies and brilliant white diamonds. The playful setting mixes different cuts in a geometric motif.
Harry Winston Candy ring in platinum with a 10.59-carat pink sapphire, ruby, diamond, and pink sapphire, price on request, harrywinston.com
This charming bracelet from Graff features red and white hearts of the most elegant kind: ruby and diamond. The heart shape is subtle, so it’s more wearable than some heart-shaped jewelry. There are matching pendant necklaces and stud earrings, too.
Graff Heart bracelet in 18K white gold with 46.90 carats ruby and 17.67 carats white diamond, price on request, graff.com
Sanjay Kasliwal embraces the spirit of more is more in this necklace, which features almost 1,300 carats of rubellite. Each rubellite is a different size and shape, which makes this high carat weight feel more modern rather than regal. Pearls separate each stone, adding a unique twist. The back of the necklace has a fully diamond-set clasp.
Sanjay Kasliwal Harshika necklace with 1,282.48 carats rubellite, 128.96 carats pearl, and 6.75 carats diamond, price upon request, sanjaykasliwal.com
While the graceful curves of this ring are meant to recall a swan’s feathered wings, they also subtly form the shape of a heart. Pink sapphires in different hues and shapes form the wings, and within the wings is a beautiful peach-colored morganite.
Lydia Courteille Swan Wing ring in 18K rose gold with 14.61 carats pink sapphire and 13.55 carats morganite, price on request, lydiacourteille.com
These fabulous high-jewelry earrings from Cartier feature two vivid rubellites topped by swirls of diamonds. They are part of the [Sur]Naturel high-jewelry collection, which interprets the natural world’s beauty through special gemstones. There is a matching ring to complete the suite.
Cartier [Sur]Naturel high-jewelry earrings, in 18K white gold with 11.34 carats rubellite and 1.57 carats diamond, price on request, cartier.com
Burmese rubies are the most coveted ruby. They are beloved for their unique color, called Pigeon’s Blood. This ring from Picchiotti is an exceptional example. It features a 7.11-carat heart-shaped ruby of the highest quality.
Picchiotti Heart ring in 18K white and yellow gold with a 7.11-carat ruby and 3.18 carats diamond, $190,000, leedsandson.com
Tourmaline’s beautiful pink color is on full display in these high-jewelry earrings from Bulgari. The earrings are topped with two cushion-cut tourmalines, each weighing nearly 4 carats, and have swaying strands of tourmaline beads.
Bulgari high-jewelry earrings in 18K pink gold with 57.8 carats tourmaline and 1.44 carats diamond, price on request, bulgari.com
Buccellati is known for its masterful engraving. These earrings feature a hand-carved flower garland, each set with a diamond, that surround nearly 22 carats of ruby.
Buccellati earrings 18K white and yellow gold with 21.78 carats ruby and 4.18 carats diamond, $75,000, buccellati.com
You can give her a piece of your heart with this charming ring from Kwiat. In the center of the heart there is a 2.02-carat Ashoka diamond. Its patented cut has a unique shape and 62 facets, giving it extra brilliance. Rubies in different sizes make up the rest of the heart.
Kwiat Heart ring in platinum with 3.23 carats ruby, 2.02-carat Ashoka diamond, and .27 carats diamond, $84,000, kwiat.com