Piece by Jennifer Heebner of JCKOnline.com
The Petal brooch in 18k white gold with colored diamonds, amethysts, and multicolored sapphires by Naomi Sarna of Naomi Sarna [Designs] took the WJA Gem Diva Award in the Classical Division.
(Courtesy Naomi Sarna)
Coincidentally, I had just seen Sarna at a WJA event the week before, and she told me that she was now open to wholesale accounts (for years she sold only to private clients, so expect a profile on the blog soon). Sarna has won a long list of awards for her superior cutting skills, and her finished jewels channel the same ocean-wave-like effects of the signature style of her stone handiwork. The color combination on this piece is lovely and so is her easy-to-identify aesthetic…