Designer Emily Satloff created Larkspur & Hawk nearly a decade ago as a contemporary take on foiled jewelry, a technique most common to Georgian period jewelry-making in which a transparent stone, like quartz, takes on the hue of the colored foil beneath it.
In antique pieces, foiled jewelry was most commonly utilized as an alternative to real diamond and gemstone pieces, commonly featuring paste—or glass—stones.
For Larkspur & Hawk, however, gold settings, diamond accents, and painstaking craftsmanship have always placed its modern-day creations within the fine jewelry realm.
Now, it’s upping the ante with the Ivy collection, which foils rose-cut diamonds, rather than traditional quartz.
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