Wife Kaye just created this charming necklace for a client, using relatively inexpensive materials including the baroque ammolite center, a freshwater cultured pearl, glass beads with copper and silver wrapped wire. This particular lady likes play-of-color, asymmetry and a slightly funky look for not a lot of cost– Kaye captured her wishes […]
Archive for October, 2011
Recently, we’ve had the pleasure of working with some outstanding vintage Art Deco jewelry. We appraised this wonderful diamond and black onyx ring which features two large Old European cut diamonds, both approximately 1 3/4 cts, both eye clean, near colorless and well matched. Imagine some flapper gal dancing the night away in a Roaring […]
Once a year Mardon has a clearance sale with a difference. This year it is October 6-15. Nowadays many retail businesses have constant “sales”– a new sale each week has become the norm. To our way of thinking, it’s obvious that if everything is always “on sale”, that means the original “price” was not real.