All The Brilliants

Power Woman Narratives

A celebration of extraordinary Power Women throughout time, a jewel or significant artifact of her era, and a modern interpretation of this narrative in jewelry.

Meet Our Power Women

Below is a celebration of extraordinary Power Women throughout time, a jewel or artifact that relates to her, and a modern interpretation of this narrative in jewelry.


Rosalind Franklin
1920 - 1958
”The Dark Lady of DNA”

Rosalind Franklin's "Photograph 51"

“Photograph 51”

Helix Engagement Ring

Rose Valland
1898 - 1980

A woman among
“The Monuments Men”

Rose Valland
at the @JeudePaumeParis

@LeGroupeLaPoste stamp honoring her

Fleur de Cristal ring

Cynisca or Kyneska
440 BC
First woman in history to win at the Ancient Olympic Games

Ancient High Status
Horse Buckles

Horse Hair Jewels

Ada Lovelace
1815 - 1852
First computer programmer
Painting by Margaret Sarah Carpenter

Analytical Engine
@ScienceMuseum (London)
@ComputerHistory (California)

Spark Cluster earrings

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
1689 - 1762
Travel writer and
inoculation advocate

Imperial Ottoman aigrette @Sothebys

Sapphire Hair Pin

Mary Anning
1799 – 1847
Paleontologist, geologist, anatomist and scientific illustrator

Ammonite Graveyard
at Lyme Regis in Dorset (England)

Trilobite Earrings

Mythical Queen of Lydia
(and her "boy toy" Hercules)

Ancient Omphale and Hercules intaglio and cameo
@MFABoston and @MetMuseum

Omphale and Hercules
intaglio pendants @LorenNicoleJewelry
and @LalaRagimov

Hellenistic astronomer, mathematician, philosopher and beyond (350 - 415 AD)
Drawing by Jules Maurice Gaspard

A former Sotheby's auction item
Al-Andalus (Spain)
1020 AD

Sun Pendant

Suzanne Belperron
1900 - 1983
Jewelry Designer

Knight of the Légion d’Honneur

"Corne" Earring Clips

Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia from 1762 - 1796
Painting by Fyodor Rokotov

Bow Diamond Necklace
commissioned between 1760 and 1780

Bow Jewelry

Queen of Egypt 69 - 30 BC
Painting by John William Waterhouse

Cleopatra coin
1st Century BC

Artemis Medallion Pendant

Poetess and educator around 615 BC
Pompeii fresco 55-79 AD
@MuseoArcheologicoNapoli @UnescoWorldHeritage

Eros Earrings
4th Century BC

Phoenix Ear Climbers

Greek physician and first female medical book author
“Parturition Scene” from Ostia, Italy (400 BC - 300 AD) @ScienceMuseum in London

Gold Amulet
Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens

Forbidden Fruits Earrings

Ancient Minoan Women

Gold Carved Signet Ring
1500 - 1200 BC

Diamond Pinky Signet Ring

Dame Zaha Hadid
Architect, First Female Winner of the
Pritzker Architecture Prize (and many more)

"Tela" Shelving

Earrings Inspired by "Tela" Shelving

First Named Author in History

Lapis Lazuli  & Gold Leaf Necklace
2600 BC

Fair Trade Lapis Lazuli Earrings

Empress Theodora
Basilica of San Vitale

Byzantine Brooch

Fulco di Verdura Theodora Brooch