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Photos: Space-Age Jewelry and Cosmic Bling

Cuff Bracelet by Genevieve Yang

Courtesy of the artist

Cuff bracelet by Genevieve Yang, American; made of 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver and white diamond. [Read the Full Story]

Lunar Landing Module by Cartier

Cartier Collection

Lunar landing module by Cartier, French; made of yellow gold, white gold, black lacquer, and red, white, and blue enamel. [Read the Full Story]

Tampa Necklace

Private Collection

Tampa necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, French; Made of white and yellow gold with round-, baguette- and rose-cut diamond, round pink, purple and yellow sapphire, rose-cut blue sapphire, onyx, round orange garnet, round red spinel and round beryl. [Read the Full Story]

Bracelet by Kara Ross

Kara Ross Fine Jewelry

Bracelet by Kara Ross, American; made of 18k gold, diamond, and multi-colored sapphire. [Read the Full Story]

Satellite Collar

Didier Ltd.

Satellite collar by Björn Weckström, Finnish, 1988; made of sterling silver and plastic. [Read the Full Story]

Starburst clip brooch by Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co. Archive

Starburst clip brooch by Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co., American, post–1956; made of gold, diamond, ruby, and mabe pearl. [Read the Full Story]

Nine Planet Ring by John Biagiotti

Courtesy of the artist

Nine planet ring by John Biagiotti, American, flown on the International Space Station Expedition 26/27, launched on the Soyuz TMA spacecraft from Khazakastan; made of 18k gold, meteorite, and gemstone. [Read the Full Story]

Rocket Ship Brooch

Lang Antiques, San Francisco

Rocket ship brooch by unknown maker, American, 1960s; made of platinum and diamond. [Read the Full Story]

Orbital Ring by Sergey Jivetin

Courtesy of the artist

Orbital ring by Sergey Jivetin, born in Uzbekistan; made of nitinol and gold. [Read the Full Story]

Flying Saucer Bracelets

Courtesy of the Napier Book Collection

Flying saucer bracelets in the Orbital Series by Eugene Bertolli, Napier, American, 1967; made of gold-plated brass. [Read the Full Story]

Crescent Brooch with Owl

Macklowe Gallery, New York

Crescent brooch with owl by unknown maker, 19th century; made of diamond, carved chalcedony and ruby. [Read the Full Story]

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