Dramatic Flair

Wendy Yue’s jewelry attracts women who are as whimsical as the pieces themselves. 
Words by Sandy Lindsey | August 28, 2023 | People

At a young age, she became madly fascinated with wildlife and the magical bond it created between nature and our very existence. Hoping to preserve her memories and to share her revelations, she began to record her travels with color sketches of the most vivid landscapes and exotic animals she encountered. Today, using otherworldly stones, she handcrafts fantastical homages to nature. The $63,300 Wild Garden Necklace is a triumphant symphony of white gold, fancy color sapphires, rubellites, green jade, yellow sapphires, champagne diamonds, pink sapphire and tsavorite. Dressed up or dressed down, it remains the star attraction. Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but it takes fancy stones to create a truly vivid landscape that will be passed down for generations;