Look on the bright side-and make a splash with total-impact jewels

Photograph: Chago Akii-Bua and Brian Jones

(1) Caresse d’Orchidées par Cartier white gold ring with rubellites, amethysts, tsavorite garnets, and diamonds ($15,800) at Cartier, 630 North Michigan Avenue.

(2) Graff platinum and yellow gold ring with emerald and diamonds (price on request) at Graff, 103 East Oak Street.

(3) Van Cleef & Arpels yellow gold ring with peridots and Hawaiian mauve sapphires ($6,500) at Van Cleef & Arpels, 636 North Michigan Avenue.

(4) Miss Dior white gold ring with aquamarine and pavé diamonds (price on request) at Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 North Michigan Avenue.

(5) Bulgari Metropolis citrine and yellow gold ring ($2,600) at Bulgari, 909 North Michigan Avenue.

(6) Bulgari Astrale Concentrica Color yellow gold ring with topaz, peridot, rhodolite, tourmaline, citrine, and diamonds ($3,250) at Bulgari.