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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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
Diamond Garland Hoops - Platinum
 
Simply striking from Cathy Waterman, these hoops are nothing less than a masterpiece! Detailed by hand in platinum with a blackened finish, these garland hoops feature rose cut diamond centers followed by marquis diamond leaves. The diamonds share a carat weight of 5.30 carats and the hoops have a diameter of 1 3/8".
Diamond Mesh Hexagon Necklace
 
Absolutely stunning from Cathy Waterman, this necklace is detailed by hand in platinum and features a gorgeous mesh drop made up of rose cut diamonds in hexagonal settings. Each setting is detailed with a blackened finish and the diamonds share a carat weight of 19.63 carats. The necklace is finished with a fine platinum chain, creating a length of 15 1/2".
Coral Leaf Frame Hoops
 
We just love these hoops by Cathy Waterman. Detailed by hand in 22 karat gold, they are a perfect 1 1/2" across and surprisingly light. The coral stones provide such an interesting contrast to the blackened leaves with diamonds set into the textured hoops. Very cool. Very Waterman.
Fire Opal Garland Ring
$9,460.00
 
This stunning garland ring from jewelry designer Cathy Waterman is set by hand in 22 karat yellow gold with blackened detail. The center stone is a 1 carat rose cut fire opal framed in marquis diamonds that total 1.06 carats.
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.
Tri Colored Sunstone Bead Chain
$1,000.00
 
This delicate strand from Cathy Waterman is stung by hand and features ombre sunstones that stretch for 32". The colors add a soft touch to your everyday layering wardrobe and the strand is finished with a 22 karat yellow gold toggle clasp.
White Moghul Diamond Petal Side Ring
$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.
Boulder Opal Antique Prong Ring - 22 Karat
$3,540.00
 
This ring from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and features a gorgeous boulder opal slice set in her diamond prong setting. The setting is slightly raised from a pave diamond eternity band and looks lovely stacked.
Fine Rustic Diamond Lace Edged Ring
 
This one of a kind ring from jewelry designer Cathy Waterman has such a unique presence. The center stone is a rose cut diamond with a carat weight of 4.76 carats and it is framed in small round rose cut diamonds that offer a lovely sparkle. Set in platinum, this ring measures 3/4" long and rests on Cathy's signature branch band. The diamonds share a carat weight of 7.36 carats.
Rose Cut Diamond Cat Claw Ring
$8,620.00
 
This one-of-a-kind beauty from jewelry designer Cathy Waterman is set by hand in platinum and is host to a .78 carat rose cut oval diamond. The stone is set in her cat claw setting that is slightly detailed with a blackened finish and accented with tiny, sparkling diamonds.
Peridot Flowerside Ring
$3,690.00
 
This gorgeous ring from Cathy Waterman is detailed in 22 karat gold and is host to a gorgeous peridot stone framed in her flowerside setting. Tiny diamonds create a lovely sparkle and the ring is finished with a hammered 22 karat gold band.
Hexagonal Diamond Solitaire - Platinum
$6,190.00
 
This elegant hexagonal ring from Cathy Waterman has an etched milgrain band in platinum with an inverted brilliant diamond center with a carat weight of 1.18 carats. The blackened detail around the setting creates a lovely contrast and the ring has sparkling diamond set half way down the band.
Blush Rustic Diamond Leaf Ring - Platinum
$13,990.00
 
This gorgeous ring from Cathy Waterman is handmade in platinum and hosts a blush, rustic diamond center that has a carat weight of 2.50 carats. The stone is prong set in Cathy's classic diamond leaf setting and rests on a textured branch band.
Golden Rustic Diamond Ring - 22 Karat
$5,370.00
 
This double leaf ring has the most beautifully faceted rustic diamond with a carat weight of 1.02 carats. Designer Cathy Waterman has lovingly prong set this diamond in blackened 22 karat yellow gold flanked by diamond leaves, resting on her classic textured branch band.
Triple Rose Cut Moonstone Earrings
$3,430.00
 
Perfect for everyday with simple elegance, these earrings from Cathy Waterman have a triplet of 5mm rose cut rainbow moonstones bezel set in a hand-detailed, platinum hexagonal setting. On lever backs, they measure 9/16" long.
Pink Sapphire Branch Hoops
$4,220.00
 
Detailed by hand in 22 karat yellow gold, these hoops by Cathy Waterman have her classic branch texture and are spaced with faceted pink sapphires. They have a diameter of 1" and are perfect for everyday.
Small Emerald Swirl Earrings with Fringe
$4,440.00
 
These tiny earrings from Cathy Waterman have lovely detail in platinum with cut out swirl centers finished with a single emerald. The swirls are framed in a triangular setting with three bright diamonds and dainty fringe that creates a length of 3/4".
White Coral Wheat Earrings
$5,400.00
 
Set in platinum from Cathy Waterman, these elegant earrings have the perfect length with the perfect amount of movement. Smooth white coral teardrops are suspended from platinum wheat leaves with sparkling diamonds, totaling 3" long. On ear wires.
Amethyst Wreath Earrings
$6,170.00
 
These gorgeous earrings by Cathy Waterman are made by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and are finished with a blackened detail with sparkling diamonds. The center of each earring is host to an oval amethyst stone, creating a total carat weight of 15.65 carats. They measure 7/8" long and are on secure ear wires.
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.
Tsavorite Flower Ring
$6,580.00
 
A lovely pop of color from Cathy Waterman, this intricately detailed ring is made by hand in platinum and features marquis tsavorite stone petals that lay flush to the finger. The six petals are separated by a platinum band with pave diamond detail and a hammered finish.
Large Prenite Peacock Flower Pendant
$16,060.00
 
Detailed by hand in platinum, this large pendant by Cathy Waterman is a peacock flower with diamond detail set against a blackened finish. The center of the flower is host to a prenite stone with a lovely green glow that is delicately prong set. The pendant measures 1 3/8" across and is suspended from an 18" natural diamond chain that is finished with a toggle clasp.
Diamond Flower Pendant on Peruvian Opal Bead Necklace
$13,030.00
 
This large four petal flower pendant from Cathy Waterman is detailed by hand in platinum and features rose cut diamonds that total 4.96 carats. It has a blackened finish that allows a lovely contrast against the sparkling diamonds and measures 2 1/8" long. It is shown on an 18" faceted Peruvian bead strand that is finished with a platinum toggle clasp, sold separately for $1170.
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
$3,290.00
 
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.
Green Tourmaline Flower Charm with Diamonds - 22 Karat Gold
$3,670.00
 
This gorgeous charm from Cathy Waterman is made by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and features faceted green tourmaline 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.

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.
Turquoise Lace Edge Earrings
 
These gorgeous earrings from Cathy Waterman are set by hand in platinum and feature bright turquoise centers framed in 2.67 carats of rose cut diamonds. The earrings measure 3/4" long and are on lever backs.
Boulder Opal Studs with Diamonds
$1,850.00
 
These gorgeous studs from Cathy Waterman are handmade in platinum with gorgeous oval boulder opals that are detailed with diamond prongs. They measure 3/8" long and are posted.
Emerald Ring on Hammered Band
$3,370.00
 
This gorgeous ring from Cathy Waterman is a lovely pop of color with a 1.19 carat emerald that is beautifully rose cut. The stone is set in 22 karat yellow gold with her signature hammered finish.
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.
Baby's Breath Earrings
$1,615.00
 
Intricate and perfect for everyday, these classic earrings from Cathy Waterman are cut out babies breath, set in her warm 22 karat gold. The earrings measure 1/2" 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.
Baby Love with Diamonds - Platinum
$2,480.00
 
We think the Baby Love is so adorable that several of us at Ylang 23 have purchased one for ourselves! In platinum 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 Necklace with Diamonds
$2,690.00
 
This classic necklace from Cathy Waterman is made by hand in hammered 22 karat gold and features her crescent moon detailed with diamonds. The moon measures 5/8" long and is suspended from an 18" tiny lacy chain with a toggle clasp.
Daisy Earrings
$1,690.00
 
These classic earrings from Cathy Waterman are made by hand in 22 karat yellow gold and are happy daisies with single diamonds in the center. They measure 3/8" across and are on lever backs.
Octagonal Cherry Branch Charm
$1,135.00
 
This Octagonal Charm from Cathy Waterman features an intricately detailed cherry branch in 22 karat yellow gold. The charm measures 5/8" long and hangs on a 9mm loop. It looks amazing on any one of Cathy's handmade chains, sold separately.
Diamond Oval Charm on Chain
$3,060.00
 
This dainty necklace from Cathy Waterman features a diamond oval charm on a 16" chain. The charm has diamond at its center and an oval ring of smaller diamonds set around it in platinum. The drop measures 3/8" and the chain features a toggle clasp.
Diamond Four-Leaf Clover Necklace
$2,790.00
 
Add a little luck to your day with this four-leaf clover necklace from Cathy Waterman. The platinum lucky charm is set with diamonds and hangs from a 16" chain with a toggle clasp. The clover measures 1/2" long.
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