Marie-Hélène de Taillac has been turning out high-wattage 22K yellow gold pieces—punctuated with a Crayola 64-pack of vividly colored briolette stones—for nearly two decades. She makes all of her jewelry in Jaipur, where Indian artisans use the methods of the maharajahs: They paint silver leaf beneath gemstones to amplify their shine.

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