Highlights 18-karat yellow gold setting. Fleur-de-lis stations. Lobster clasp. 17"L. Designer About Judith Ripka: Award-winning designer Judith Ripka creates jewelry of understated elegance that is meant to be worn everyday, from day into evening. Taught by her mother, a European couturier, to see the beauty in all the little things around us, each piece of jewelry Judith designs is an expression of that beauty as shared through the eyes of her mother. Taking cue from her busy life as wife, mother, grandmother, and business woman, Judith designs versatile jewelry that is classically informed, yet modernized to complement today's wardrobe.