Cinta

We like to imagine that nestled somewhere in warm lush Indonesian island of Bali there is a coastal hut with waves quietly lapping the shore just a stone’s throw away. Inside, stones of all different shapes and sizes abound with John Hardy looking intently at them. Regardless of what the real shop looks like, all those waves, rice fields, and cool relaxation certainly have found their way into John Hardy’ newest jewelry collection.

Love is the inspiration for the Cinta Collection and like true love, no two pieces are the same size, shape, or color. So original, they are named and numbered, assuring the owner of its true authenticity. Lovingly handmade by local artisans from Bali, Java, Sumatra, and other Indonesian Islands, each piece reflects the rich nature of the area.

The Cinta Collection showcases unusual gemstones encased in wonderfully exquisite pave settings. Striking colors are set in 18 or 22 karat gold, a change for Hardy who is famous for his structured, heavy silver pieces. Coral, conch, and shells are incorporated into the Cinta pieces creating a fascinating combination of gemstones and organic materials. The Mermaid’s Mantle is a scarf-like necklace of coral beads with tassel heads made of tourmalinated quartz globes pieced with jewel-encrusted gold. Sea Blaze is a bangle made from an antique conch with circular-cut orange sapphires and brilliant-cut cognac colored diamonds, all set in 18 karat gold. The organic materials are center-stage and refreshing to see within a piece of jewelry. Cognac diamonds and orange sapphires are contributors to these wearable little pieces of art.

The collection is never static, so be sure to look for new and inspiring pieces. Feel the love, wear these pieces with confidence, and be proud to own a luxurious piece of jewelery that is not only made by local artists, but crafted with true love.

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