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Piece of the Week: Emily P. Wheeler’s Heart Necklace

CollectionsJan 21, 2022

Piece of the Week: Emily P. Wheeler’s Heart Necklace

It’s a whimsical update to a classic riviere.

Designer-to-watch Emily P. Wheeler’s latest collection was a meditation on dressing up, in which she imagined a post-COVID world that embraced occasion dressing.
 
2022 might just be the start of that fantasy, at least somewhat. 
 
Though some jewelry events—like the Gem Awards and Vicenzaoro—have been postponed, others go on, like the Original Miami Beach Antique Show, happening now. 
 
And that’s not just a free-for-all-Florida anomaly; Centurion and much of the Tucson gem show schedule is also set to commence this month. 
 
After the last two years, one might try to temper their optimism lest hopes be dashed, but these are good signs for the Vegas jewelry shows, too.
 
All of this means 2022 might deliver some occasions for people to take their favorite jewels beyond their living rooms.
 
Wheeler has all the vibrant jewels fit for an almost-normal social calendar at the ready. 
 
No piece is quite as carefree as this “I Heart Rainbows Necklace” in 18-karat yellow gold with a full color spectrum array of multicolor sapphires totaling 38.29 carats. 
 
It’s the perfect carefree and exuberant antidote to days of staying at home. 
 
It’s available now at Moda Operandi, selling for $38,000.  

A full view of Emily P. Wheeler’s “I Heart Rainbows Necklace”
A full view of Emily P. Wheeler’s “I Heart Rainbows Necklace”
 
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Ashley Davisis the senior editor, fashion at National Jeweler, covering all things related to design, style and trends.

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