Founded by designer Temple St. Clair Carr in 1986 when she was living in Florence, Italy, this line of modern vintage jewelry first came stateside when Barneys New York discovered Carr's work and invited her to showcase her first collection exclusively in New York City. Her collection soon became highly collectible for in-the-know connoisseurs everywhere. From its signature rock crystal amulets to one-of-a-kind cocktail rings, Temple St. Clair is known for its modern classic style, impeccable use of fine colored gemstones and distinctive gold work.
Modern meets vintage in this coveted collection from Temple St. Clair Carr, who launched her highly-successful jewelry line in 1986. Today’s jewel box contains all of St. Clair's hallmarks: brightly colored gems set in 18-karat gold; delicate cuffs with intricate crystal details; and blindingly beautiful cocktail rings.
From Florence to Barneys to the private collections of in-the-know jewelry connoisseurs everywhere, designer Temple St. Clair Carr’s modern vintage creations have taken quite the journey, earning her a reputation for distinctive gold work and modern but classic style. Her signature aesthetic shines in these bright baubles: Colored gemstones — from pink tourmaline to blue sapphire to moonstone — nestle in gold bands and dangle delicately on drop earrings. And pendants are crafted with particular attention to detail: Check out the crystal sphere garnished with crystals and multi-colored sapphire butterflies.
The beautiful gemstones and attention to detail that have made Temple St. Clair Jewelry such a coveted brand are on full display in this sale, which focuses on earrings, rings and a smattering of alluring pendants. The breathtaking Quadrifoglio faceted earrings are just one example of the painterly eye for assembling stones (including peridot and blue sapphire) that designer Temple St. Clair Carr displays in every single piece.
Just in time for spring, florals are blossoming as this season's It-trend. And who better to interpret the look into stunning baubles than the designer known for her mastery of vivid gemstones and distinctive gold work? Here, find bright stones like rhodalite, tourmaline, and aquamarine nestled in nature-inspired gold settings.