Cathy Waterman Bio

Designer Cathy Waterman

CATHY WATERMAN

Our lead designer makes magic in platinum, 22 karat gold and diamonds.

Designer and California native Cathy Waterman makes magic, taking inspiration from nature, whether it be images in the clouds, or reflections in puddles of water. She designs both delicate and bold jewelry in platinum, diamonds, and 22 karat gold. Cathy's following includes celebrities, fashion leaders, passionate fans, brides and collectors. She is the undisputed darling of the fashion press, with designs appearing regularly on the covers of Town & Country, Vogue, and InStyle.

Cathy incorporates one-of-a-kind gemstones and fancy diamonds. She hand picks each stone, takes a sketchpad, and lovingly incorporates the gemstones and her designs into keepsake Cathy Waterman jewelry. Her new presentation, "Love of My Life," is a glorious and rich tapestry of rings, drawing from a deep cache of her early collections to newly released designs.

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Oval Rose Cut Oak Leafside Ring
$16,300.00
 
This leafside ring has a beautiful rose cut diamond with a carat weight of 1.38 carats and a color and clarity of SI/VS2. Designer Cathy Waterman has lovingly prong set this diamond in platinum with bright sparkling diamonds, flanked by diamond leaves, resting on a textured branch band.
Sapphire Ferris Wheel Earrings
$7,120.00
 
Set by hand in 22 karat yellow gold, these playful earrings by Cathy Waterman are certain to add a touch of happiness to your every day. Ferris wheels are set with multi colored sapphires in the center and diamonds along the edges. They have a diameter of 13/16" and are finished with gold ear wires.
Black and White Diamond Hexagonal Bezel Ring
$8,090.00
 
This elegant hexagonal ring from Cathy Waterman has an etched milgrain setting in platinum and features a black and white diamond center with a carat weight of 1.03 carats. The stone rests on a thin band with diamonds set halfway around the band and it is finished with Cathy's signature hammered detail.
Dendritic Quartz Charm on Spanish Chain
$6,560.00
 
This one-of-a-kind pendant from jewelry designer Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and features an oval dendritic quartz held with her classic diamond accented prongs. The pendant measures 1 1/8" across and is suspended from a 32" Spanish link chain finished with a toggle clasp.
Small Blue Sapphire Garland Ring - Platinum
$6,630.00
 
Simply stunning from Cathy Waterman, this round blue sapphire is set in platinum and has a carat weight of .83 carats. The band is composed of bright marquis diamond leaves, measuring 1/4" at the widest. The diamonds share a total weight of .45 carats and the band is finished with Cathy's signature hammered texture..

Please inquire about special orders and sizing by calling the store or emailing us at info@ylang23.com.

Hexagonal Opal Stud Earrings
$1,430.00
 
These tiny studs from Cathy Waterman feature round opals set in her classic 22 karat yellow gold hexagonal setting with etched detail around the edge. They measure 5/16" in diameter and are posted.
Long Pink Sapphire Strand with South Sea Pearl
$7,960.00
 
This gorgeous layering piece from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand and features a white South Sea pearl wrapped in a marquis band of platinum and diamonds. The pearl has a diameter of 12mm and it is suspended from a 38" strand of faceted pink sapphires that total 88 carats. The chain is perfect for layering and is finished with a platinum toggle clasp.
Blue Sapphire Oak Leafside Ring
$6,300.00
 
Intricately detailed, this ring by jewelry designer Cathy Waterman is one of our new favorites. Detailed by hand in platinum, this ring is host to an opaque 10 carat blue sapphire that is prong set in Cathy's oak leaf basket with amazing diamond detail. The oak leaf prongs hold onto this stunning blue sapphire rectangle and the ring is finished with her signature branch band. Please email info@ylang23.com with any sizing questions.
Rustic Diamond Hexagonal Necklace - 22 Karat Gold
$7,060.00
 
This gorgeous necklace from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and features a mix of five rustic diamond hexagons that total 4.87 carats. The necklace measures 17" long and the tiny lacy chain is finished with a toggle clasp.
Moonstone Branch Band - Platinum
$1,495.00
 
This dainty stacking band by Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in platinum and offers a tiny, oval rainbow moonstone center that is delicately faceted. The stone rests in the center of her textured branch band and would be a lovely addition to your every day ring wardrobe.
Rustic Diamond Leafside Ring with Champagne Diamonds
$3,700.00
 
This double leaf ring has the most beautifully faceted oval rustic diamond with a carat weight of .83 carats. Designer Cathy Waterman has lovingly prong set this diamond in blackened 22 karat yellow gold flanked by champagne diamond leaves, resting on a textured branch band.
Small Aquamarine Garland Ring
$5,740.00
 
Simply stunning from Cathy Waterman, this round aquamarine stone is set in platinum and has a carat weight of .42 carats. The band is composed of bright marquis diamond leaves, measuring 1/4" at the widest. The diamonds share a total weight of .45 carats and the band is finished with Cathy's signature hammered texture..

Please inquire about special orders and sizing by calling the store or emailing us at info@ylang23.com.

Long Moonstone Strand with South Sea Pearl
$6,340.00
 
This gorgeous layering piece from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand and features a white South Sea pearl wrapped in a marquis band of platinum and diamonds. The pearl has a diameter of 11mm and it is suspended from a 28" strand of oval rainbow moonstones that total 150 carats. The chain is perfect for layering and is finished with a platinum toggle clasp.
Hexagonal Blue Sapphire Bezel Ring
$6,790.00
 
This elegant hexagonal ring from Cathy Waterman has an etched milgrain setting in platinum and features a cornflower blue sapphire center with a carat weight of 1.50 carats. The stone rests on a thin band with diamonds set halfway around the band and it is finished with Cathy's signature hammered detail.
White Moghul Diamond Petal Side Ring - Platinum
$10,710.00
 
An absolute stunner from Cathy Waterman, this classic design is a diamond solitaire with a center oval rose cut moghul diamond that totals 1.01 carats. It is prong set in her beautiful, raised petal side frame with blackened detail and diamonds and rests on a platinum hammered band. Total carat weight is 1.18cts.
Triple Ruby Hexagonal Earrings - 22 Karat Gold
 
Perfect for everyday with simple elegance, these earrings from Cathy Waterman have a triplet of rubies bezel set in a hand-detailed, 22 karat yellow gold hexagonal setting. On lever backs, they measure 5/16" long with a total carat weight of .96 carats.
Long Yellow Sapphire Strand with South Sea Pearl
 
This gorgeous layering piece from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand and features a white South Sea pearl wrapped in a marquis band of platinum and diamonds. The pearl has a diameter of 12mm and it is suspended from a 40" strand of faceted yellow sapphires that total 73 carats. The chain is perfect for layering and is finished with a platinum toggle clasp.
Tiny Hexagonal White Sapphire Studs
$835.00
 
These tiny studs from Cathy Waterman feature hexagonal white sapphires set in her classic 22 karat yellow gold setting with etched detail around the edge. They measure a teensy 3/16" in diameter and are posted.
Tiny Hexagonal Blue Sapphire Studs
$960.00
 
These tiny studs from Cathy Waterman feature hexagonal blue sapphires set in her classic 22 karat yellow gold setting with etched detail around the edge. They measure a teensy 3/16" in diameter and are posted.
White Sapphire Drop Earrings
$2,550.00
 
Very simple with a touch of sparkle, these small earrings by Cathy Waterman are detailed by hand in platinum and are topped with diamond posts. They are finished with a white sapphire set in her hexagonal bezel setting and measure 3/4" long.
Inverted Rustic Diamond Leafside Ring
$8,480.00
 
This double leaf ring from Cathy Waterman features a stunning inverted rustic diamond with a carat weight of 3.81. The diamond has been prong set in platinum with diamond leaves on each side, and it rests on a textured branch band. The diamond measures 3/8".
Russian Rustic Diamond Leafside Ring
$21,770.00
 
This double leaf ring has the most beautifully faceted honey colored rustic diamond with a carat weight of 8.28carats. Designer Cathy Waterman has lovingly prong set this diamond in 22 karat gold with bright sparkling diamonds, flanked by diamond leaves with a slight blackened finish. It rests on her signature branch band and is sizeable.

Please email info@ylang23.com for additional images.

Purple Sapphire Bezel Set Earrings
$2,460.00
 
Very simple with a pop of color, these small earrings by Cathy Waterman are detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and are topped with diamond posts. They are finished with a purple sapphire set in her hexagonal bezel setting and measure 3/4" long.
Hammered Gold Band with Emerald
$2,450.00
 
This gorgeous stacking band from Cathy Waterman is made up of 22 karat yellow gold and features her signature hammered finish. The center hosts a princess cut emerald, adding a pop of color to your every day stack.
Rose Cut Green Onyx Posts
$1,265.00
 
These gorgeous post earrings from Cathy Waterman feature rose cut green onyx framed in a scalloped 22 karat gold setting. They measure 3/8" in diameter and the post is centered for perfect placement.
Rose Cut Lapis Thorn Posts
$1,925.00
 
Detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold, these gorgeous studs by Cathy Waterman feature round rose cut lapis stones set in her thorn settings with tiny diamond accents. They have a diameter of 5/16" and are perfect for everyday.
Rose Cut White Topaz Posts
$1,520.00
 
These gorgeous post earrings from Cathy Waterman feature rose cut white topaz stones framed in a scalloped 22 karat gold setting. They measure 3/8" in diameter and are perfect for everyday.
Triple Hexagonal Diamond Ring
 
This gorgeous ring from Cathy Waterman is set by hand in platinum, a hammered band with a triplet of hexagonal shapes set with brilliant cut diamonds rests in the center. Looks amazing stacked.
Blackened Laurel Leaf Bangle with Diamonds
 
This stunning bracelet from Cathy Waterman is the perfect addition to your everyday stack. Set in blackened sterling silver with diamonds, the hand etched laurel leaves come to life when you slide it on your wrist. Trust us, you'll want more than one! Measures 3/16" thick and fits a small to average wrist.
Marquis Sapphire Band
 
This gorgeous band from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and features a row of marquis sapphires spaced with bright diamonds. A lovely contrast is created by a blackened rhodium finish and the band measures 6mm wide.
Large Diamond Shield Necklace
 
This necklace from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in platinum and offers an elegant display of 1.52 carats of rose cut diamonds individually bezel set and finished with a blackened rhodium. The diamonds are set in a curve that lays beautifully on the neck and it is suspended from a fine 20 1/4" platinum chain with a toggle clasp
Rose Cut Diamond Shield Necklace - Platinum
 
This necklace from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in platinum and offers an elegant display of 1.27 carats of rose cut diamonds individually bezel set and finished with a blackened rhodium. The diamonds are set in a curve with a scalloped finish that lays beautifully on the neck and it is suspended from a fine 18 1/4" platinum chain with a toggle clasp.
Diamond Shield Necklace
$5,940.00
 
This necklace from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in platinum and offers an elegant display of 1.14 carats of rose cut diamonds individually bezel set and finished with a blackened rhodium. The diamonds are set in a curve that lays beautifully on the neck and it is suspended from a fine 16" platinum chain with a toggle clasp.
Klimt Long Swirl Earrings with Diamonds
 
Long and elegant from Cathy Waterman, these gorgeous earrings are detailed by hand in platinum with an elegant swirl pattern of bright, white diamonds. They are topped with rose cut diamonds, creating a total carat weight of 1.52 carats. The earrings measure 1 3/4" long and are on ear wires.
Rose Cut Moonstone Post Earrings - Platinum
 
We love these versatile moonstone studs from Cathy Waterman! The rose cut moonstones are set in platinum with a scalloped frame. The earrings measure 3/8" diameter and are posted.
Aqua Oak Leaf Basket Ring with Diamonds
$10,900.00
 
Intricately detailed and oh, so feminine, this ring by jewelry designer Cathy Waterman is one of our new favorites. Detailed by hand in platinum, this ring is host to a sheer 3.20 carat aquamarine that is prong set in Cathy's oak leaf basket with amazing diamond detail. The oak leaf prongs hold this emerald cut aqua and the ring is finished with her signature branch band. Please email info@ylang23.com with any sizing questions.
Tanzanite Leafside Ring
$15,700.00
 
This double leaf ring from Cathy Waterman has the most beautifully clear tanzanite in the center with a carat weight of 3.875. The blackened platinum setting creates a lovely contrast. The ring sits on a Cathy's classic branch band.
Tapered Micro Pave Band - Platinum
 
This thin band from Cathy Waterman is made by hand in platinum and features tiny sparkling diamonds set all of the way around. It slightly tapers in the front, revealing a single diamond set in a geo shape and looks lovely stacked or worn alone.
Amethyst Flower Charm with Diamonds - 22 Karat Gold
 
This gorgeous charm from Cathy Waterman is made by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and features faceted amethyst petals that create a lovely flower charm. It is finished with a diamond center and is suspended from a diamond loop. The charm measures 1" in diameter and has a length of 1 1/4" including the loop.

Please note that the charm is sold separately from Cathy's tiny lacy chain.

Black and Grey Rustic Diamond Leafside Ring
$9,520.00
 
One-of-a-kind wonder! This dual leaf side ring from Cathy Waterman has a beautiful black and gray colored diamond with a carat weight of 4.75 carats resting in Cathy's signature diamond leaves in platinum. The diamond is almost 1/2" in diameter.
Rustic Diamond Oak Leafside Ring - Platinum
$8,600.00
 
This double leaf ring from Cathy Waterman features a stunning, faceted rustic diamond with a carat weight of 3.35. The diamond has been prong set in platinum with diamond leaves on each side, and it rests on a textured branch band. The diamond measures 3/8".
Rustic Diamond Oak Leafside Ring - Yellow Gold
$7,510.00
 
This double leaf ring from Cathy Waterman features a stunning, faceted rustic diamond with a carat weight of 3.03. The diamond has been prong set in a blackened 22 karat yellow gold with diamond leaves on each side, and it rests on a textured branch band. The diamond measures 1/4" by 3/8".
Rustic Diamond Leafside Ring - Yellow Gold
$7,350.00
 
This double leaf ring has the most beautifully faceted rustic diamond with a carat weight of 1.83 carats. Designer Cathy Waterman has lovingly prong set this diamond in blackened 22 karat yellow gold flanked by diamond leaves, resting on a textured branch band. The diamond measures 1/4".
Tapered Diamond Band - 22 Karat Gold
$3,690.00
 
This intricately detailed ring from Cathy Waterman is made by hand in 22 karat gold with a blackened finish. The center of the band features a row of bright, sparkling diamonds that total .12 carats and each side is finished off with her signature milgrain detailing. Perfect for stacking.
Baby Love with Diamonds - 22 Karat Gold
$1,990.00
 
We think the Baby Love is so adorable that several of us at Ylang 23 have purchased one for ourselves! In 22 karat yellow gold and scattered with diamonds, the love pendant measures 5/8" across and hangs from a 9mm loop. This pendant looks amazing on any one of Cathy's handmade chains, sold separately.
Crescent Moon Earrings with Diamonds
$2,220.00
 
Made by hand in 22 karat yellow gold, these earrings by Cathy Waterman are classics. This pair of crescent moons have a textured finish with a triplet of diamonds. They measure 9/16" long and are on lever backs.
Aladdin's Lamp Necklace
$4,670.00
 
This pendant from Cathy Waterman is a favorite, her classic Aladdin's lamp detailed in 22 karat yellow gold with pave diamond accents set in platinum. The lamp measures 1" across and is suspended from an 18" tiny lacy chain with a toggle clasp.
Dragon Necklace
 
This pendant from Cathy Waterman is one of our classic favorites and has amazing detail. Made by hand in 22 karat yellow gold, Cathy's dragon has tiny diamonds set along his wings and he is finished with twinkling, ruby eyes. He has a wing span of 1 3/4" and is on a 16" tiny lacy chain with a toggle clasp.
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