While the rest of us have been stuck indoors, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken got as far away from lockdown as possible, riding Elon Musk’s SpaceX Dragon all the way to the International Space Station at the beginning of the month. But never fear – if you’ve been one of the millions round the world looking up at the stars with a renewed wanderlust, we have the perfect jewel for you.
Ruifier’s new Gems of Cosmo is a celebration of the celestial, but with a fresh twist that moves it on from the star-studded jewels of previous seasons. Its focus is not on the elements of the cosmos we can see, but the one we constantly wonder about. Are we alone?
Inspired by the classic flying-saucer shape of the alien spacecraft that has dominated pop culture since the 1940s, Gems of Cosmo combines 18ct yellow gold and cabochon gems. There are 10 gems used in the collection, each specially cut to mimic the preferred mode of transport of little green men. Each has been chosen not just for its beauty, but a deeper meaning. Opal, for example, represents loyalty and faithfulness, while garnet is an ancient symbol of friendship, and olivine embodies inner strength and radiance.
These tiny precious UFOs have been docked on rings, necklaces and bracelets, and are made for stacking. This is one alien invasion that we’re definitely ready for… beam us up.