Luxury jewellery model Tiffany & Co. is promoting men’s engagement rings for the primary time in its 184-year historical past.
Available at Tiffany’s flagship New York retailer from this month, the vary is known as the Charles Tiffany Setting after the corporate’s founder, Charles Lewis Tiffany.
The design was impressed by traditional signets and is available in both a titanium or platinum setting. The thickset rings function angular beveled edges and a glowing middle diamond as much as 5 carats in measurement.
The model stated in a press launch the road “honors the jeweler’s long-standing legacy in love and inclusivity, paving the way for new traditions.”
A grey titanium diamond ring from Tiffany & Co’s new line. Credit: Tiffany & Co.
The rings can be found with spherical sensible or emerald-cut diamonds. Credit: Tiffany & Co.
Designer Narcisa Pheres, whose eponymous high quality jewellery line has been worn by celebrities together with Rihanna and Beyoncé, stated that she discovered the concept of girls proposing to men “quite romantic.” While she would not at present promote male engagement rings, she lately launched a gender-fluid necklace line and has beforehand tailored her designs for men — most notably a hoop for Joe Jonas to put on to the 2019 Met Gala.
“With all this feminism and women empowerment talk, why can’t we propose as well?” she stated over e-mail. “And since Tiffany (& Co) was the brand that pushed the diamond engagement ring to start with, it’s the perfect time for the brand to reinvent itself and adapt to the 21st-century consumer.”
Pheres additionally famous that the broader jewellery market has been “changing and adapting to new trends and standards” up to now 5 years, with stars like Harry Styles championing unisex jewellery and galvanizing others to observe go well with.
“You see on the red carpet men wearing huge Baroque-style brooches or big diamond rings, necklaces (and so on),” she stated. “The biggest influence obviously (has) been (the) music industry, pop art and lots of the young celebrities or influencers wearing more and more fine jewelry in public.
“Gender fluidity is a social development, not simply for jewellery, (and) we’ll see rather more of it.”