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Irene’s Story My love of natural gemstones was inherited from my father, a gemologist in Brazil. From my mother, I inherited a knowledge and appreciation of fine art, design and fashion. From my homeland of Brazil, I was blessed with an unparalleled source of raw materials – natural citrine, aquamarine, topaz and more, that only Brazil can offer. Graduating with a Bachelor of Humanities, I traveled through Europe working at the major fashion centers of Milan and Paris. The beauty and fascination of Brazilian gemstones drew me back to Brazil where I specialize in jewelry design and see my original designs through to creation by employing some of the finest lapidaries in the country. I personally choose the metals and precious and semi-precious stones to create my handmade pieces. Each piece is unique in design, but similar in their beauty and elegance. I am also a colored gemstone specialist from GIA (Gemological Institute of America) My original ‘Three-Stone Ring’ design anchors the collection. It is comprised of large baguettes of different stones cut in Emerald and brilliant shapes. Various stones in different shapes and sizes make up my necklaces, giving continuity to this trademark design. Pendant earrings with interchangeable combinations of stones can be worn intact with a ‘chandelier’ effect. Some stones can be detached for a simpler, more casual look. Necklaces and bracelets with enormous stones side-by-side round out the current collection.

Photo: LILA PHOTO


Aesthetic Vision I want the owner of my pieces to be proud to wear them; to reflect their inner beauty and transmit a feeling of confidence in knowing that she is wearing an original design. I guarantee that every woman who wears one (or more) of my pieces will receive compliments on them! Wearing an Irene Lummertz piece reflects and burnishes the elegant image of the wearer in a positive, energetic way. The colors are rich, they sparkle when light hits them and they’re usually large, just like the stones worn by Hollywood actresses in the 1920’s – they knew how to wear wonderful jewelry! I look at vintage photographs and “stills” of movie stars from long ago; photographs of royalty from every country and images of truly elegant women worldwide to see not just what they’re wearing but how they’re wearing it. The photos and the occasional film gives me creative inspiration as I pull out my sketch pad and mechanical pencil and begin drawing what I see in my mind’s eye. My pieces are for you. Not you and 1,000 others like you because there is no one like you. We are all individuals and I design for individuals. When you spend time in my boutique and try on a lot of pieces, you will find the one that’s right for you. I believe that my designs are timeless. While trends come and go, elegance remains. When styles come and go, beauty remains. I would rather have a client buy one piece and wear it forever than have a client come in looking for the latest trendy jewelry - we don’t carry it, I don’t make it. Our trend is eternity.


Beauty / Joy / Elegance / Pride It is the natural beauty of these gemstones that simply

This is the procedure: I source the rock, have it cut

awes me. Just think, these are found and mined from

down to the gemstone and then refine and then polish

the earth itself. We are so blessed to share this world

it. We collectively decide which stones will fit properly

with natural resources that allow us to survive. As a

into the ring, bracelet and necklace.

subset of their beauty, is the coloration. I find many different types of gemstones in my home country of

The stones “speak” to me in some mystical way.

Brazil.

I leave the shop — usually after a good 10 or 12 hours, and think about which of the stones could fit in which

The area of Brazil that I call “home” has a vast amount

designs. It’s a never-ending process – I can’t turn my

of beautiful, natural gemstones. Now, these aren’t

brain off thinking about the “find” that day. Without

easy to find, extract, cut and polish — no, it takes a

going overboard, I do feel as if we are creating “art”

lot of literal digging, analyzing and determination

that you can wear, cherish and own forever. Patek

to identify what will become a true beauty. This is

Phillipe, the watchmaker, has a tag line that says “You

what differentiates my line of jewelry from others — I

don’t buy a Patek for yourself, you buy it for the next

source the stones myself from small mines in the out

generation...” This is how I feel about my jewelry. It’s

reaches - far from the cities. I then take the “rough”

timeless, elegant and hand made in original designs,

to a workshop that I trust and have the rocks broken

not just purchased at a “show” and then brought to

down; once we find a good stone — which is a very

the US for sale at wildly marked up prices.

exciting moment — the cutter carefully polishes around it. It’s then given to another “bench worker” who refines the cuts until we see what can be used to create one of my original designs.


Irene Lummertz Jewelry Flagship Boutique in Palm Beach, Florida


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FLOWER CHANDELIER E ARRINGS P I N K T O U R M A L I N E W I T H D E TA C H A B L E D R O P S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


CHANDELIER EARRINGS P R I N C E S S C I T R I N E Â W I T H D E TA C H A B L E D R O P SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


SUNFLOWER NECKL ACE M U LT I - S H A P E D C H A M P A G N E C I T R I N E WITH PE AR-SHAPED DROP SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


CHAR M BR ACELE T H E A R T- S H A P E D C I T R I N E S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


FIVE STONE EARRINGS H E A R T- S H A P E D Y E L L O W C I T R I N E , A Q U A M A R I N E & G R E E N G O L D W I T H D E TA C H A B L E H E A R T- S H A P E D Y E L L O W C I T R I N E A N D B L U E T O P A Z S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


FLOWER CHANDELIER E ARRINGS C I T R I N E W I T H D E TA C H A B L E D R O P S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


FLOWER E ARRINGS P E A R - S H A P E D C I T R I N E W I T H N AV E T T E R O S E Q U A R T Z A N D C I T R I N E D E TA C H A B L E D R O P S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT YELLOW BERYL WITH EMER ALD CUT AQUAMARINE SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


GOLDEN PRIMROSE EARRINGS WHITE SAPPHIRES SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


PINK CAMELLIA EARRINGS PINK QUARTZ WITH AQUAMARINE SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


ONYX CAMELLIA EARRINGS BL ACK ONY X WITH COLORED BERYL SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING E M E R A L D C U T B L U E T O PA Z W I T H E M E R A L D C U T C I T R I N E SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT ROSE QUARTZ WITH CUSHION CUT AQUAMARINE SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING E M E R A L D C U T LO N D O N B L U E T O PA Z W I T H Y E L LO W B E R Y L BAGUE T TE SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING E M E R A L D C U T LO N D O N B L U E T O PA Z W I T H T R I L L I O N C U T G O L D E N B E R Y L SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT GREEN TOURMALINE RING SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING O VA L- S H A P E D B R I L L I A N T C U T B L U E T O P A Z SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


S I G N AT U R E B A N G L E S IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


CONFE T TI NECKL ACE M U LT I - S H A P E D A N D M U LT I - C O L O R E D G E M S T O N E N E C K L A C E WITH PE AR-SHAPED DROP SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


DROP FLOWER E ARRINGS P E A R - S H A P E D A M E T H Y S T W I T H N AV E T T E B L U E T O P A Z , D E TA C H A B L E H E A R T- S H A P E D P R A S I O L I T E A N D B L U E T O P A Z W I T H A M E T H Y S T D E TA C H A B L E D R O P S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


DROP FLOWER E ARRINGS P E A R - S H A P E D A M E T H Y S T R O S E D E F R A N C E W I T H N AV E T T E B L U E T O P A Z A N D A M E T H Y S T R O S E D E F R A N C E D E TA C H A B L E D R O P S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


FLOWER DROP E ARRINGS P E A R - S H A P E D B L U E T O P A Z W I T H N AV E T T E R O C K C R Y S TA L S A N D B L U E T O P A Z D E TA C H A B L E D R O P S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT YELLOW CITRINE WITH EMER ALD CUT PR A SIOLITE SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


QUEEN RING O VA L- S H A P E D R U B E L L I T E C E N T E R W I T H H E A R T- S H A P E D P I N K TOUR MALINE & WHITE SAPPHIRE SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


T WO STONE RING EMER ALD CUT FLUORITE SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD.


ASYMMETRIC RING A B S T R A C T C U T R O C K C R Y S TA L S E T I N B R U S H E D 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT PR ASIOLITE WITH EMER ALD CUT ROSE KUNZITE SHOULDER S SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT PR A SIOLITE WITH BAGUE T TE AME THYST A N D S M O K Y T O PA Z S H O U L D E R S S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L LO W G O L D


THREE STONE RING EMER ALD CUT PR A SIOLITE WITH BAGUE T TE AME THYST A N D S M O K Y T O PA Z S H O U L D E R S S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L LO W G O L D


FLOWER RING PE AR-SHAPED PINK QUARTZ, MARQUISE PR ASIOLITE , CITRINE AND GREEN GOLD WITH BRILLIANT CUT DIAMOND CENTER SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


QUEEN RING CUSHION CUT LEMON CITRINE WITH BRILLIANT CUT ROCK C R Y S TA L S H O U L D E R S S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


COUTURE COLLECTION PEAR-SHAPED AMETHYST WITH PINK AND WHITE SAPPHIRE DROP E ARRINGS SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


DROP EARRINGS H E A R T- S H A P E D A M E T H Y S T A N D R O C K C R Y S TA L W I T H D R O P E A R R I N G S T W O D E TA C H A B L E P I E C E S S E T I N 1 8 K Y E L L O W G O L D


DROP EARRINGS H E A R T- S H A P E D C I T R I N E W I T H D E TA C H A B L E P E A R - S H A P E D CITRINE SE T IN 18K YELLOW GOLD


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Irene Lummertz Jewelry  

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