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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 luster and uncommonly large size. Ella’s work has always enjoyed tremendous editorial coverage from world-class photographers and stylists in every type of publication. 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”...Read More

Ella Gafter

Established in 19821stDibs seller since 2017

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Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Flexible Tennis Bracelet
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby bracelet features oval cut faceted rubies of brilliant hues for a total of approximately 25 carats. The design is complete with 2.10 carats of top quality diamonds (F-G/VVS)...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Tennis Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby and Diamond Cufflinks
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby cufflinks feature 2 large cabochon rubies weighing a total of 14.47 carats. They are surrounded by a crown of round diamonds for a weight of 0.86 carats. The diamonds are of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Cufflinks

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White Diamond, Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Briolette Chandelier Earrings
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby and diamond drop earrings feature 6 ruby briolettes for a total of approximately 35.50 carats in a playful and flexible design. The earring is complete with 0.40 carats of r...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Drop Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, White Gold, 18k Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Clip On Earrings
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby and diamond earrings feature 2 large oval cut faceted heated Mozambique rubies of brilliant color for a total weight of 14.69 carats. They are set within a pavé of round dia...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Flexible Tennis Bracelet
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby bracelet features oval cut faceted rubies of brilliant hues for a total of approximately 15 carats. The design is complete with 1.10 carats of top quality diamonds (F-G/VVS)...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Tennis Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby 29 Carat Diamond Ring
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ring features a large oval-cut heated Mozambique ruby of brilliant color (29.92 carats) flanked by geometric rows of custom cut baguette diamonds (2.72 carats). The design is co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Drop Earrings
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby and diamond earrings feature 8 faceted drop shape heated Mozambique rubies of homogeneous brilliance for a total of 21.50 carats. The design is complete with 1.65 carats of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Drop Earrings

Materials

White Diamond, Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Necklace Earrings Chandelier Set
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The chandelier ruby and diamond necklace and earrings set is constituted by faceted heated rubies of homogeneously brilliant quality, especially cut from larger Mozambique rough to o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Drop Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Flexible Bracelet
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby bracelet features oval cut faceted rubies of brilliant hues for a total of approximately10 carats. The design is complete with bridges set with 1.50 carats of top quality di...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Tennis Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby Diamond Flexible Bracelet
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby bracelet features oval cut faceted heated rubies of brilliant hues for a total of approximately 39 carats. The design is complete with 2.60 carats of top quality diamonds (F...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Tennis Bracelets

Materials

Ruby, Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter Ruby and Diamond Link Bracelet
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The ruby bracelet features oval cut faceted heated rubies of brilliant hues for a total of approximately 29 carats. The design is complete with bridges set with 2.20 carats of top qu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Link Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Ella Gafter 14 x 15mm South Sea Pearl Diamond Earrings
By Ella Gafter
Located in New York, NY
The South Sea pearl and diamond earrings feature a top hoop design with diamonds suspending two untreated pearls of 14 x 15mm. The pearls originate from the waters of Northwestern Au...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Drop Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Pearl, White Diamond, South Sea Pearl, 18k Gold, White Gold

More About Ella Gafter

Talila and Ella Gafter

Ella Gafter holding South Sea pearls

Ella and Talila Gafter

Talila and Ella Gafter in the NYC office.

Ella Gafter selecting golden pearls in Kobe, Japan.

Ella Gafter selecting South Sea pearls at the source.

Talila holding a cage of oysters on the pearl waters.

Ella and Talila with a freshly harvested South Sea pearl.

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. Recently, Ella has agreed to donate the brooch to their permanent collection; it will be prominently and permanently displayed in the new Hall of Gems and Minerals to open in the Spring of 2021.