Coastal Charms And Golden Sands

The jewels and gems to add sparkle to California’s glittering shores

Photography by BRAD TORCHIA


CHOPARD 18K rose gold earrings with sapphires and diamonds, price upon request. SPORTY & RICH hoodie, $195. KHAITE x OLIVER PEOPLES sunglasses, $524. Hat, model’s own.



GRAFF Fancy Intense Yellow diamond rings with white diamond shoulders set in platinum and yellow gold, Fancy Light Yellow diamond ring with white diamonds set in white and yellow gold, and Fancy Intense Yellow diamond and white diamond bracelet set in white and yellow gold, all prices upon request.


Luxury coastal jewelry fashion

BUCCELLATI cuff bracelet in white and yellow gold set with fancy diamonds, $58,000, Unica bracelet in yellow gold with diamonds, $235,000, and colored cocktail ring, $39,000.


VERDURA 18K yellow gold Lion’s Paw Shell ear clips, $14,500, and gold and rock crystal Bubbles necklace, $25,000. Vintage gold chain from Fred Leighton, price upon request. MISH coral branch pendant set in 18K gold, price upon request. LORO PIANA jacket, $2,625.


CARTIER bracelet with 540 diamonds, $235,000, and bracelet with 68 diamonds, $39,400. MIU MIU sweater, $2,600, and swimsuit brief, $925.



DAVID YURMAN Artist Series necklace in blackened sterling silver with amazonite and lavender spinel pavé, $22,000. SAINT LAURENT bodysuit, $1,250. Beaded necklace, stylist’s own.


HARRY WINSTON princess cut diamond necklace set in platinum, price upon request. GUCCI bra top, $4,980.


Luxury Coastal Jewelry Fashion

MARCO BICEGO 18K gold Marrakech Onde ring with diamonds, $1,325, and 18K gold bracelet with stones and diamonds, $12,075. PROENZA SCHOULER dress, $1,790.


Luxury Coastal Jewelry Fashion

BIBI VAN DER VELDEN mammoth alligator twist earrings, $3,330, and bite earrings, $3,820. POMELLATO 18K rose gold Nudo necklace with mother of pearl, topaz, and diamonds, $66,000. BALENCIAGA dress, $2,790.


VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 18K yellow gold and mother-of-pearl Lucky Summer Seashell clip, $7,200.


Luxury coastal jewelry fashion

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Bouton d’or 18K gold bracelet, $46,000, and 18K ring with mother-of-pearl, carnelian, and diamonds, $18,400. GUCCI shirt, $1,750, and shorts, $1,350. GOLDEN GOOSE sneakers, $625.


Luxury Coastal Jewelry Fashion

CARTIER [SUR]NATUREL 18K rose gold necklace and earrings with gray mother-of-pearl, coral, and diamonds, prices upon request. Vintage top from Aloha Rag.


Luxury Coastal Jewelry Fashion

DAVID WEBB 18K gold and platinum rings with turquoise, diamonds, and enamel, $23,000, $24,000, and $32,000. 18K gold Pisces ring with Cabochon rubies and enamel, $16,500. MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION hand-crocheted dress, $1,890. LORO PIANA moccasins, $1,275.


Hair by EDUARDO MENDEZ at A-Frame Agency.
Manicure by EMI KUDO at A-Frame Agency.
Model EDEN MEYER at Freedom Models @edenbristowe.




Feature image: BULGARI Tubogas necklace in pink gold with one oval orange topaz and pavé-set diamonds, price upon request, exclusive to the new South Coast Plaza boutique. DRIES VAN NOTEN shirt, $630, and bra top, $260.


This story originally appeared in the Summer 2024 issue of C Magazine.

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