Piece of the Week: Made by Malyia’s Plunging Ocean Wave Hoops

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Piece of the Week: Made by Malyia’s Plunging Ocean Wave Hoops

Combining thoughtful design and wearability, they were a standout of 2021.

With a new year comes the excitement of all the new jewels in store for 2022. But with that also comes some reflection on highlights from the past year.

This week’s “Piece of the Week” pick is one of those highlights.

Made by Maylia’s “Plunging Ocean Wave Hoops” ($11,199) made their debut at a press preview hosted by the Natural Diamond Council this summer.

Meant to represent the power and movement of a crashing wave, the earrings combine 0.89 carats of inlaid diamonds in graduating sizes and 18-karat gold in a design that finds the perfect combination of luxury and artistry with wearability.

It’s no surprise, given the designer behind them; Malyia McNaughton’s vision has drawn plenty of attention.

In fact, it’s her jewelry that’s sharing screen time with actress Ana de Armas in the latest iteration of the Natural Diamond Council’s “For Moments Like No Other” ad campaign. She custom designed the 11-piece diamond collection for the occasion.

To see more of her designs and what’s next for her, visit her website or follow her on Instagram

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Brecken Branstratoris the senior editor, gemstones at National Jeweler, covering sourcing, pricing and other developments in the colored stone sector.

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