As Cher sat quietly, admiring her party-pop Céline bedazzling and awaiting her limo to take her to her party – she looked soulfully in the mirror and thought of her year.

“Do I? Do I really believe in life after love?”


The Bright Side. In her Chanel Comète masterpiece necklace – this is her story:

As Ms. Ross shot onto to the New Years Eve countdown stage like the shining Chanel Comete necklace she was rocking out – she belted out her 2015 anthem with pride and determination: ” Ain’t no mountain high enough! Ain’t no river wide enough!” Bring it on!

Elizabeth Taylor loved love. She loved to be loved.

Unfortunately her love came to her in the form of handsome rogues.
Luckily they were very wealthy and loved to shower her with gifts.
With 8 marriages, 7 husbands, and a décolletage designed to display diamonds, Elizabeth was not so lucky in love, but her jewelry collection was infamous.

Sitting pretty, rolling the diamonds of her Cartier necklace through her fingers, she pondered her unruly heart and its wild ways.

“Men come and go, but diamonds truly are forever!” Anouk Colantoni for The Stone Set


Kicking off a sparkling 2016 The Stone Set-style, we’re continuing our Legends in Gems collaboration with New York-based illustrator and stylist Anouk Colantoni. (See her On The Rocks profile here.)

This New Year’s we’re poking fun at the age-old “light vs. dark”, “nice vs. naughty”, “blonde vs. brunette” dichotomy. We of course don’t believe successful, intriguing, and well-rounded women can be so easily classified! The Stone Set’s punchy take on this presents two jewelry-loving icons of the 50s, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Marilyn Monroe, reimagined as modern mavens Gigi and Bella Hadid ringing in the New Year. -Jenna Fain for The Stone Set