Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world. Traditionally a time for connecting with family and honoring one’s ancestors, the festive celebration is the most important holiday in China and celebrated in much of East and Southeast Asia as well as throughout the Asian diaspora.
February 1, 2022 marks the arrival of spring and the start of a new year on the lunisolar calendar; it also welcomes the Year of the Tiger. Following previous Tiger years of 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950 and 1938, 2022 will come to represent the key attributes of a tiger including strength, bravery and confidence. With the excitement in the air, we’ve selected a few Tiger-approved diamond jewelry pieces that are sure to make this Lunar New Year sparkle.
Anita Ko: Lucky Tiger Talisman
The Lucky Tiger Talisman from Anita Ko comes in 18 karat yellow gold, rose gold and white gold and features an engraved pendant and .10 carat diamond.
Harry Winston: Premier Chinese New Year Automatic 36 mm
Harry Winston debuted a Premier timepiece for the Year of the Tiger that depicts two tiger cubs on the dial and gold rosettes inspired by the grand entryway leading into Harry Winston’s Fifth Avenue Salon. Part of a limited edition eight-piece colleciton, the watch features 139 brilliant cut diamonds and a red alligator leather bracelet.
Corey Anthony Jones: Tiger Zodiac Bracelet
Corey Anthony Jones has jewelry for everyone this Lunar New Year! The Emerging Designers Diamond Initiative participant created a Lunar New Year Collection featuring all 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac, with a miniature zodiac figurine crafted in 18 karat gold and VS diamonds fixed atop a knotted red nylon cord accented with precious 100% real jade globules.
Effy: Diamond Tiger Head Ring
Featuring 14 karat rose old, tsavorite and .053 carats of diamonds, this Tiger Head ring from Effy is sure to give you the motivation to tackle the year strong.
Boucheron: 18 Karat Rose Gold Bagha Tiger Diamond Bangle Bracelet
Fine jewelry and fierce animal motifs go hand-in-hand with Boucheron’s Bengal tiger pink gold bangle set with sapphires and black diamonds. When it comes to Year of the Tiger Lunar New Year jewelry, this is as glamorous as it gets.