Design

Cultured Love: A Sparkly Gift Guide for Your Valentine

Chocolate, flowers and jewelry may seem like cliché gifts for your beloved this Valentine's Day but who says a classic can't still innovate? We're all for making a statement with something sparkly and this year, the choices are as individual as your love. Try one of the below jewelry pieces on for size, and top it off with the most beautiful vessel to cradle your token of devotion when it's not being worn.

For the Wild Child

Photography courtesy of Graff.

Graff Wild Flower Collection Sautoir Necklace

This long layered necklace with floral-shaped diamonds is part of a new collection that launched at the top of the month, and gifting it means that your loved one will be one of the first to sport Graff's nature-inspired designs. With 4.85 carats of diamonds set in white gold, it is the perfect piece to bring a bit of the great outdoors with you wherever you are.

$42,000; graff.com

Photography courtesy of Monique Pean.

Monique Pean Sikhote-Alin Meteorite Specimen and Chameleon Green Diamond Sculpture Ring

This unique ring is great for the environmentally-conscious lover in your life. Made of specimin meteorite and diamond with an oxidized recycled platinum band, it is sustainable and special. Akin to a wearable artwork, this piece on a finger will be a certain conversation-starter.

$43,780; moniquepean.com

For the Classicist

Photography courtesy of Cartier.

Cartier Juste un Clou Bracelet

A Cartier bracelet is steeped in an inherent sense of luxury and while this new design plays with tradition, its classic roots are fim. In 18k yellow gold, this extended nail design brings an edge to its charm and to the wearer's wrist.

$11,700; cartier.com

Photography courtesy of Swarovski.

Swarovski Una Stud Earrings

These heart-shaped Swarovski swans studded with pavé crystals are the an ideal design (and pricepoint) for an everyday look. Plated in rose gold tone, they are traditional with a twist, and "something really cool," says creative director and fashion It Girl, Giovanna Engelbert.

$185; swarovski.com

To Have and to Hold

Photography courtesy of Marlo Laz.

Marlo Laz Small Agape Heart Dishes in Gailla and Rosso

Made of upcycled marble, these vide poche are a manifestation of your love for your partner and for the Earth. If chicness could be contained, these jewelry dishes would do it.

$380; marlolaz.com 

Photography courtesy of Ginori 1735.

Ginori 1735 Tiger Round Box

In celebration of the year of the tiger, Ginori 1735’s Totem collection embraces the Chinese zodiac symbol and celebrates the decorative arts of yesteryear, namely the 1700s when the Richard Ginori porcelain legacy was founded in Italy. This round, lidded vessel can hold your precious gems. Taking off the top gives the feeling of a new reveal of its contents every time.

$310; ginori1735.com