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Fall For Rare Colored Gemstones from Silicon Valley's Premier Jeweler

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Fine-colored gemstones boast a unique mystique and character that sets them wholly apart from their colorless counterparts. These treasures from our vaults speak of rarity, exquisite beauty, and timeless allure.

Over 40 years ago, Stephen Silver fell in love with colored gemstones, and ever since, our SF Bay Area jewelry house has specialized in this precious category. Today, as Silicon Valley's premier jeweler and manufacture, Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry has built a reputation as one of the world’s foremost colored gemstone and high jewelry houses.

Together, Stephen and Jared Silver scour the world to source the rarest, most vibrant colored gemstone specimens. Each precious treasure is destined to become the centerpiece of a unique work of jewelry art, crafted by hand in the heart of Silicon Valley at Silvers’ workshops.

Their curated selection of colorful gems and jewelry evokes the fall season while exhibiting the exceptional level of quality, finish, and artistry that has become synonymous with the Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry Maison.

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ring

Platinum halo ring set with a 4.12 carat oval cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond with SI1 clarity and 0.47 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds 24148

The more saturated the colored diamond, the more valuable it becomes. However, true jewelry lovers know the perfect stone transcends its monetary valuation.

Discovering the perfect gem is about falling in love with its ephemeral qualities: the stone's unique combination of scintillation, color, cut, size, and character. The Silvers, too, fell in love with this exquisite 2.03-carat radiant cut yellow diamond.

The Fancy Vivid Yellow SI1 rises above a contemporary platinum mounting that beautifully combines elements of the past and present, with three rows of round brilliant cut diamonds (F-G color, VS clarity) set in a unique scalloped half-bezel pattern. The daintiness of the band, finished with a vintage-inspired, millegrain texture contributes to the ring’s unique character.

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Earrings

15901 Platinum drop earrings featuring 2.65 total carats of emerald cut fancy intense yellow diamonds with VVS1-VS1 clarity and 1.05 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds.

This ring pairs beautifully with the Silvers’ Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Earrings, which allows the wearer to sport an impressive emerald cut Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond on each ear.

Together, the GIA-certified yellow diamonds weigh 2.65 total carats, and each boasts exceptional clarity (VVS1-VS1). The halo drop earrings are accented by 1.05 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds, set in platinum.

Mexican Fire Opal

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The Mexican Fire Opal exudes its renowned warm character, brought to life in this 14.52-carat cushion-shaped gem.

Stephen Silver’s artisans set the exceptional, larger-than-life gem into a diamond halo ring, set with 1.60 total carats in round brilliant cut diamonds.


Oregon Sunstone and Orange Sapphire Drop Earrings

18kt yellow gold drop earrings containing 1.16 total carats of Oregon sunstone, 0.83 total carats of orange sapphires, and 3.22 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds. These earrings measure 2 1/4" in length 30293

Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry draws on shield-shaped motifs and thorn-like flourishes to bring a feminine edge to fine jewelry with this Oregon Sunstone and Orange sapphire drop earrings.

The house artisans exercised their creativity in these unique earrings, pairing lance and kite-shaped geometric forms with vine-like forms.

The golden vines, crafted in 18 karats yellow gold, are punctuated by petal-like gems, including 1.16 total carats of Oregon sunstone, 0.83 total carats of orange sapphires, and 3.22 carats of round brilliant diamonds. Measuring 2.25 inches long, these autumnal earrings make an exquisite statement piece that’s perfect for the fall season or anytime an outfit calls for a hint of whimsy.

Orange Diamond Halo Stud Earrings

28727 14kt white gold halo earrings centered with 1.15 total carats of round brilliant cut orange colored diamonds surrounded by 0.34 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds

These halo earrings feature GIA-certified Fancy Deep Yellow-Orange and Fancy Deep Brownish Yellowish Orange diamonds, a color that almost defies categorization but certainly captivates with their unique appeal.

The rust-hued gems weigh 1.15 total carats and are framed by a halo of diamonds (0.34 total carats).


Rose and Green Gold Citrine Bracelet

20156  Vintage hand-made Citrine and gold bracelet circa 1940s, Retro era, set with 32.00 total carats of emerald cut citrines in 14 karat green and rose gold.

This stunning bracelet by Stephen Silver features alternating hand-fabricated 18 karat green and rose gold links and emerald-cut citrines (32.00 total carats).

The lyrical golden forms, with their subtle variations in gold-tone, juxtaposed with the exquisite citrines, appear like a richly woven tapestry on the wrist: a bold and feminine statement piece perfect for fall or year-round styling.

Yellow Gold Branch Earrings

29318 18kt yellow gold branch style earrings with 1.39 total carats of lozenge cut green tourmalines, 1.23 total carats of tsavorite garnets, 0.45 total carats of green sapphires, 0.28 total carats of demantoid garnets, and 0.63 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds

These yellow gold branch style earrings are Stephen Silver’s ode to the earthy glamour of rare green gems, including lozenge cut green tourmalines (1.39 total carats) green tsavorite garnets (1.23 carats), green sapphires (1.23 carats), and demantoid garnets (0.28 carats).

The verdant gems are set within a matrix of richly textured branches, crafted of 18 karats yellow gold and accented with 0.63 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds.

28762 Handmade 18kt yellow gold ring set with a 4.05 carat emerald cut green tourmaline and 0.60 total carats of orange sapphires with thorn accents on the gallery

Couture meets fine jewelry in this unique handmade green tourmaline and orange sapphire ring, handmade by the artisans of Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry.

The color composition of avocado green and harvest golden orange channels 70s glamour, while the unique interplay of textures with the satin and high polish finishes is entirely modern. The ring features a stunning 4.05-carat emerald cut green tourmaline, set within a brushed 18 karat gold bezel frame.

Autumnal warmth radiates from the vibrant orange sapphires, totaling 0.60 total carats. The ring gallery also offers further interest for the wearer with subtly undulating thorn accents, sculpted in gold- making this the perfect companion to Stephen Silver’s sunstone and orange sapphire drop earrings.

Discover the finest luxury jewelry pieces in the SF Bay Area at Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry.

Visit us at our Menlo Park boutique at Rosewood Sand Hill resort to shop in person or contact us to design the original jewelry design of your dreams.