Dana Walden Holiday Gift Guide

It's nearly the last month...the final holiday season... of this decade. Chances are you've had an eventful year, endured some challenges and maybe even celebrated a few milestones. Whether you're looking to treat yourself or shopping for a loved one, commemorate love and life this holiday season with a meaningful handmade heirloom from Dana Walden Jewelry.

Dana Walden Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Here, explore our most-popular gift ideas based on your social-media likes and feedback. Just a few things to know before you shop:

  • Our jewelry is all made with eco-friendly fine metals, conflict-free diamonds, and responsibly-sourced sapphires.
  • Most items will ship in 2-3 days, unless you need resizing. Resizing with take about 7 additional days.
  • We have flexible payment options, including monthly "easy pay" payments with Affirm.
  • Many of these handmade pieces are ONE OF A KIND. Watch for the Only 1 in stock! marker to spot these limited-edition pieces.

PRO TIP: Be sure to share this on social media to drop a not-so-subtle hint about the DW creations on YOUR wishlist this year!

 

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1. Athena Champagne Sapphire Ring

Dana Walden gold diamond and champagne fine jewelry engagement ring

Athena is a unique sapphire treasure, handcrafted in 14K yellow gold with the tiniest round and princess cut diamond details. The star is the champagne sapphire, full of life and sparkle. This piece is one-of-a-kind and it is unlikely we'll be able to source another sapphire with this unique apricot-gold hue. Price is $4100 or starting at $153/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

2. Baguette Diamond Studs (Under $500)

diamond stud earrings by Dana Walden jewelry

Our petite baguette diamond studs are a fresh take on a classic. These petite studs super chic, especially in yellow gold. If you have multiple piercings, you'll love creating "constellations" with these. Price is $375/ pair or starting at $35/mo "easy pay." Only 1 pair in stock!

3. Allie Emerald Ring

Allie Emerald and Gold Engagement Ring by Dana Walden Jewelry

If a traditional solitaire isn't your style, Allie is an extraordinary alternative. This ring features a series of luxurious, well, emerald-cut emeralds that are set in a staggered sequence and flanked by brilliant white diamonds. Each emerald in this piece is slightly different from the next, revealing organic characteristics in the most mesmerizing shade of green. The warmth of yellow gold creates the perfect backdrop. Consider Allie as a prominent wedding band, a unique engagement ring, or a beautiful anniversary ring. 7 stones for 7 years, perhaps? Price is $3500 or starting at $131/mo "easy pay."  

4. Savannah Diamond Ring

rose gold and diamond engagement ring from Dana Walden bridal jewelry

Savannah displays rustic beauty with tones of glittering gold, copper, & saffron within her cushion shaped 1.21 carat diamond. Two sparkling trillion cut diamonds add a classic touch, while also imparting geometry and balance. This piece is one-of-a-kind. Price is $4100 or starting at $153/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

5. Thea Yellow Sapphire Ring

Thea is a golden treasure, handcrafted to perfection with the tiniest diamond details. The star of this creation is an oval yellow sapphire with a color that is mesmerizingly rich with hints of honey and saffron. To enhance this unique sapphire, we fashioned a delicate vintage inspired band sprinkled with diamonds and milgrain flourishes. Price is $4350 or starting at $163/mo "easy pay."

 

6. Aileen Purple Sapphire Ring

Purple sapphire and gold engagement ring by Dana Walden bridal

Aileen is a sparkling treasure, fit for royalty. Handcrafted in 14K yellow gold with glittering diamond details. The natural purple sapphire steals the show with a punchy and bold hue. To enhance this special gem, we fashioned a delicate vintage inspired band. Price is $1650 or starting at $154/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

7. Gold "Diamond Dust" Studs (Under $500)

Gold Diamond Dust Studs by Dana Walden Jewelry

These 6mm glittering studs are made entirely of 14k yellow gold, yet they have a sparkly gem-like quality to them. The perfect gift for yourself or a loved one! Price $145/pair or starting at $14/mo "easy pay."

8. Lucette Tourmaline Ring

pink tourmaline and gold ring by Dana Walden bridal

We love experimenting with non-traditional gems for our engagement rings, especially pink tourmaline. This luxurious stone is said to link with the Heart Chakra, infusing love, spirituality and compassion into your relationship. Lucette features an opulent cabochon cut in a captivating shade of pink, with tones of deep wine and fuchsia. To round out the face of this beauty, we added diamond accents of varying sizes, surrounded by sleek gold bezels and intricate etchings. Price is $2480 or starting at $231/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

9. Cassia Diamond Ring (SOLD)

Cassia Diamond Handmade Engagement Ring by Dana Walden

Dana and Rad worked with some of the finest diamond cutters in the world to create an exquisite hexagon diamond for our Cassia. Her unique center diamond is full of sparkle and features a light yellow hue, which is further accented by her luxe rose gold setting. Cassia's halo features the most dazzling hand paved diamonds (F-G, VS), adding fire & light throughout. Cassia was designed to be low-profile, and holds a wide custom-cut diamond. As a result, the center diamond appears to look much larger than your typical 0.55ct diamond. Price is $4350 or starting at $163/mo "easy pay." Only 1 in stock.

10. Matilda Peach-Sapphire Ring

Matilda Pink sapphire and gold engagement ring with diamonds

This is from our NEW line, "The Aura of Sapphires." At once whimsical and romantic, Dana and Rad fashioned Matilda's geometric frame to hold a stunning peach sapphire. Matilda's center stone is anchored by six elegant prongs. We scattered white diamonds throughout her shank to create sparkle and transition. Matilda's lovely setting was designed to be thin, graceful, and alive with sparkle and color. Price is $2950 or starting at $274/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

11. Three-Diamond Necklace (Under $1000)

Celebrating 3 years together? Or the birth of a third child? This beautiful diamond-and-14K rose gold necklace is a fine way to celebrate. The exquisite white diamonds are approx. 0.125ctw each, and set in handmade bezels. The dainty neck chain is adjustable, allowing for flexibility between 16" - 18" in length. Price $750 or starting at $70/mo "easy pay."

12. Henley Hexagon Diamond Ring

Henley Diamond solitaire engagement ring set in yellow gold

Dana and Rad worked with some of the finest diamond cutters in the world to create an exquisite 0.55ct hexagon-shaped diamond for this piece. Henley's unique center diamond is full of sparkle and features a bright white hue, which is juxtaposed beautifully with her rich 14K yellow-gold frame. Price $3950 or starting at $148/mo "easy pay." Only 1 in stock!

13. Pietra Pale-Pink Sapphire Ring

pietra gold and sapphire engagement ring by Dana Walden

 

Dana and Rad are often commissioned to create Pietra with a white diamond, but this time, they decided on a more colorful approach. The star of this Edwardian-inspired engagement ring is a natural 1.24 carat pale pink sapphire, shimmering with subtle tones of blush & lavender. Graceful arcs were designed to anchor this artful creation, with a meticulously detailed basket and six elegant prongs. Price is $2500 or starting at $232/mo "easy pay."  1 in stock.

14. Silvana Diamond Ring

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

If you're searching for a diamond engagement ring unlike anything you've ever seen—one that nods to tradition, while being incredibly unique—then our Silvana was meant for you. Dana and Rad worked with their favorite diamond cutters to create an exquisite kite-shaped diamond for this piece. The center diamond is full of sparkle and features a light yellow hue, which is accentuated by her graceful 14K yellow gold setting. It truly does resemble a glowing flame, so it was our Diwali Feature this year! Price is $5930 or starting at $222/mo "easy pay." Only 1 in stock!

15. Annika Sphere Studs (Under $500)

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

Our Annika studs are a classic. We made these spherical beauties in 14K rose gold and finished them with a glossy high-polish patina. They're the perfect final touch for every look and go from day to night seamlessly. Price $175/pair or starting at $17/mo "easy pay."

16. Linza Yellow Diamond Ring

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

Dana and Rad are known for designing some of NYC's most delicate micro-pavé halos. When the duo came across this fancy light-yellow diamond, they immediately designed their THINNEST. HALO. YET. Linza features a seamless harmony between her setting and center stone, emphasizing the stature of her exquisite, deep-yellow diamond. Price $6500 or starting  $243/mo "easy pay." Only 1 in stock!

17. Minal Peach Sapphire Ring

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

 

Our magnificent Minal was conceived with two of our favorite DW rings in mind. (Can you guess which ones?) We sourced an impressive 3.76ct lab-created padparadscha sapphire (featuring vivid shades of peach, rose, and apricot) and flanked her with  sparkling lunette diamonds, set in 14K yellow gold. Fun fact: This auction house-worthy silhouette starts at over $30K when created around a similar natural padparadscha sapphire. Price $5600 or starting at $209/mo "easy pay." 

18. Magnolia Sapphire Ring

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

Also from our NEW line, "The Aura of Sapphires," Magnolia is a bejeweled display of color and form. She is perfect for the artistic bride who prefers a non-traditional piece that is alive with color, but is fabricated using timeless techniques and a classic setting style. The peachy-pink oval sapphire is flanked with two round sapphires in shades of sage and teal blue, evocative of spring. Each gem is set quite low, with beautifully sculpted prongs and a minimal under-bezel, making it incredibly comfortable to wear. A dainty, timeless gift for a young daughter, niece, or granddaughter. Price $3300 or starting $307/mo "easy pay." Only 1 in stock!

19. Pavia Sapphire Necklace

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

Our Pavia sapphire and diamond necklace features a beautiful 0.70ct teal sapphire that is set within a unique demi-halo setting. We crafted this piece by hand in 14K yellow gold, creating a celestial aesthetic that is simultaneously effortless and cool. Price $1350 or starting at $126/mo "easy pay."

20. Gold & Diamond Ear Needle

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

Our ear needles are a fan favorite. They're inspired by antique hat pins from the 1920's and they're designed to be worn in two distinctive ways - solo as an eclectic ear cuff or as a pair of two structured danglers. Each needle is sold individually. Price $875 or starting at $82/mo "easy pay."

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21. Valora Blue-Grey Sapphire Ring

Fine Jewelry Gift Ideas by Dana Walden Jewelry NYC

Dana believes that a ring's elegance often comes from the masterful execution of a timeless design. The secret of Valora's beauty lies in our light design touch and her natural 6(!!!) carat sapphire. This sparkling beauty features a seamless harmony between her setting and uniquely-hued center stone. We added french-cut details for a distinctive touch, and this unique shade of blue is sure to turn some heads.  Price $6000 or starting $224/mo "easy pay." Only 1 in stock!

22. Skyy Aquamarine Ring

Aquamarine Handmade Engagement Ring - Dana Walden

With her sparkling light-blue center stone, Skyy has a restrained luxury about her. Her extraordinary 3ct oval aquamarine is set by hand in a frame of vintage inspired filigree, fabricated in solid 14K white gold. Wear Skyy as a unique alternative to the traditional engagement ring or as a head-turning cocktail ring. Price is $5000 or starting at $187/mo "easy pay." 

23. Salma Sapphire Ring

SALMA white gold sapphire engagement ring - Dana Walden

Salma, like many of our other collection pieces, was designed around a single magnificent sapphire. This unique halo features a rose-cut sapphire with an artsy asymmetrical shape and a more classical royal-blue hue. The 1ct center stone looks much larger because of the way it's cut. Dana and Rad designed this with their signature thinn(est) micro-pavé halo. The band is smooth and sleek, creating a modern aesthetic. Price is $4000 or starting at $150/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

24. Mallory Diamond Ring

Mallory Diamond Ring by Dana Walden Jewelry

This ring is fit for a princess! Dana and Rad worked with diamond cutters to create this exquisite tiara-shaped ring. Her substantial center stone is full of sparkle and features a unique triangular geometry. Mallory's halo, of course, features DW's signature pavé handiwork. Price is $6000 or starting at $224/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

25. Analia Green-Blue Sapphire Ring

Light blue sapphire and white diamond engagement ring by Dana Walden Bridal Jewelry

From the NEW line, "The Aura of Sapphires," Analia is a sparkling treasure, handcrafted in 14K white gold with diamond details. The star of this unique engagement ring is a one-of-a-kind green-blue sapphire. The color is bright and bold, with hints of icy blue and sage green. Price is $1650 or starting at $154/mo "easy pay."  Only 1 in stock!

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BONUS! Sadie Diamond Medallion

White gold medallion necklace by Dana Walden

Our Sadie medallion necklace is celestially inspired & meticulously handcrafted. Wear this luxe piece as a talisman, designed to bring sparkle and refinement with every turn. Her grande medallion was fabricated in solid platinum and paved with a mix of elegant half-moon, baguette, and round diamonds. Sadie was designed to be reversible - turn her around to reveal an engraving of your choice, as well as a burst of diamonds and linear engravings. The pendant hangs from the center of an adjustable platinum chain. Please allow 3-4 weeks for this SPECIAL ORDER fabrication. Price is $17,000 or starting at $635/mo "easy pay."

 


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