This holiday season, go for timeless treasures that feature superior craftsmanship, exclusivity and that certain je ne sais quoi that will make the person at the top of your list feel merry and bright. South Sea Pearl and Diamond Necklace, $58,000; Provident Jewelry, providentjewelry.com.

 

The sentiment behind the title of the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever rings true with this piece of arm candy by the Italian brand that has excelled at the craft since 1845. Piranesi Satin Finish Gold and Diamond Bracelet, $57,500; Yamron Jewelers at Waterside Shops in Naples, yamron.com.

 

Gems of Note’s gemologists pride themselves in securing the rarest stones for their artful, one-of-a-kind designs, such as this bracelet that has a naturally colored orange diamond at its center. Vivid Orange Diamond, Burrowed Pearls and Diamonds Bangle, price upon request; Gems of Note at The Gold Center in Naples, gemsofnote.com.

 

A new concept from Yamron Jewelers, La Maison Yamron stocks like-new, pre-owned, collectible styles from the world’s finest design houses. Panthère de Cartier Necklace, price upon request; La Maison Yamron at Yamron Jewelers at Waterside Shops in Naples, yamron.com.

 

Ressence’s singular focus on superior horology results in models like its Type 3, with an innovative, liquid-filled chamber that bends light projecting the dials onto the sapphire crystal screen to tell the time, date, day of week, and even, the internal temp of the watch. Ressence Type 3, $42,200; Exquisite Timepieces at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay in Naples; exquisitetimepieces.com.

 

Shannon Green Collections is the only boutique south of Tampa to carry the New York-based Marla Aaron and her special brand of hardware-inspired, contemporary jewelry. Clockwise, from top: Marla Aaron Locks (shown in three styles), $1,480 – $7,130, and Paper Clip Chain, $5,071; Shannon Green Collection in the Naples Design District, shannongreen.com.

 

Verdura continues to adapt the iconic design created for Coco Chanel in 1930—this time with aquamarine, peridot and 12 brilliant-cut diamonds. Verdura Cocholong Peridot and Pearl Bracelet, $40,500; Marissa Collections on Third Street South in Naples, marissacollections.com.

 

Suzy Landa’s knack for painterly palettes, architectural influences and artistic edge are evident in these hypnotic pieces. Moonstone Set, $10,340 (earrings), $16,720 (ring); Shannon Green Collections in the Naples Design District, shannongreen.com.

 

Photography by Craig Hildebrand