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your dreams · jewelry Custom Carats 1 A personAlized engAgement ring is A gift you’ll cherish forever 2 Any bride who has engaged in a love affair with diamonds relishes the chance to create a spectacular ring that is uniquely hers. A true bespoke jewel is fitted perfectly, not only to a woman’s finger, but to her fashion sense as well. As with other couture endeavors, the process goes beyond the four Cs — cut, color, clarity and carat — with a detailed conversation about the desired ring. “We spend a lot of individual time with clients to determine what they’re looking for, and tailor pieces specifically for their personality,” says Rachael Clark, head of production at Leviev, a New York City-based custom jeweler. “It’s an intricate process to figure out the specific design, especially for a bridal piece because it’s so emotional. We really try to evoke that.” 3 imagine an engagement ring that combines your favorite stones, cut and setting — a one-of-a-kind work of art designed exclusively for you. that is a bespoke ring. and here, we offer inspiration for your own creation. 1. an 8.79-carat emerald-cut diamond set in platinum and accented by two tapered baguette-cut diamonds, by leviev (leviev.com). 2. a 3.11-carat cushion-cut diamond in an 18-karat gold setting with accent diamonds, by erica Courtney (ericacourtney. com). 3. bella’s love® emerald-Cut edition ring set in platinum with a 23-carat center stone and a setting with 1.09 carats of diamonds, by Katharine James (katharinejames. com). 4. Cushion-cut 6.2-carat diamond set in platinum and mounted with a collection of white pave diamonds, by leviev (leviev.com). Prices upon request. 4 PhotograPh by ellen silverman w e d d i n g s b y t h e r i t z - c a r lt o n 19 http://www.leviev.com http://www.leviev.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ritz-Carlton Weddings - January - June 2011

Ritz-Carlton Weddings - January 2011
On the Runway
Bespoke Bride
Love Notes
Dinner Is Served
White Wedding
Trends, Packages, Honeymoons
Ace of Cakes

Ritz-Carlton Weddings - January - June 2011