Ella Gafter

New York, NY

About Ella Gafter

Ella Gafter is recognized as one of the world’s leading pearl jewelers, even earning herself the epithet of “The Queen of Pearls”. She is known both for sourcing these organic gems directly in Australia and for her exclusive use of pearls of high quality and uncommonly large size. In 2001, an extraordinary corsage brooch by Ella Gafter was one of the very few contemporary pieces included in the American Museum of Natural History’s “Pearls” exhibition which traveled around the world for 10 years. Moreover, Ella’s work has always enjoyed tremendous editorial coverage fro...Read More

Ella Gafter

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Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Drop Earrings
This pair of earrings features a ¾ gold sphere set with diamonds suspending two round/oval South Sea pearls of 16mm. The untreated South Sea pearls originate from the waters of North...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Pendant Necklaces
The necklace features a 2” pendant centerpiece with a ¾ sphere of diamonds suspending a lustrous South Sea pearl of 16mm diameter from the waters of Northwestern Australia. The pearl...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Multi-Strand Necklaces
The necklace features 3 perfectly nestling rows of drop shape rubies interspersed with round diamonds. The rows are clasped together and taper into a double and then a single riviera...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
The pendant features 2 lustrous South Sea pearl of 14-16mm dimension from the waters of Northwestern Australia. The pearls are untreated and their natural color and luster have not b...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Pendant Necklaces
The pendant features a splendid lustrous South Sea pearl of 16.5mm diameter from the waters of Northwestern Australia. The pearl is untreated and its natural color and luster have no...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
The pendant features a lustrous South Sea pearl of 16.5/17mm diameter from the waters of Northwestern Australia, cradled in a gold design set with round diamonds and mother-of-pearl ...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
The 2.5” long pendant features a diamond bow design suspending an 11.5mm Tahitian pearl and an Australian South Sea pearl of 15.5 x 17.5mm topped by onyx and coral. The pendant conn...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Pendant Necklaces
The 1.75" pendant features a splendid South Sea pearl of 16.5mm diameter from the waters of Northwestern Australia set in a geometric design with custom cut blue sapphire baguet...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Rope Necklaces
The 89” necklace consists of 265 homogeneous round Japanese Akoya pearls (Pinctada Fucata) of 7.5mm diameter. The pearls display an attractive nacre, lustre, and iridescence. The ne...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Multi-Strand Necklaces
The high-class set of 4 independent strands consists of a total of 202 white homogeneous round Japanese Akoya pearls (Pinctada Fucata) of 9/9.5mm diameter. The pearls display a lovel...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Rope Necklaces
The 85” necklace consists of 252 homogeneous round Japanese Akoya pearls (Pinctada Fucata) of 8mm diameter. The pearls display a lovely nacre, lustre, and iridescence. The necklace i...
Offered By Ella Gafter
21st Century Contemporary Rope Necklaces
The 75” necklace consists of 205 round Japanese Akoya pearls (Pinctada Fucata) of 8.5/9mm diameter. The pearls display a lovely nacre, lustre, and iridescence. The necklace is held t...

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