Archive for the ‘Estate Jewelry’ Category

Art & Crafts Pin

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

An Arts & Crafts

Gold Buckles

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Our latest find in the Estate Department is this beautiful pair of gold shoe buckles. They are fabricated of 14K yellow gold. The style and method of construction suggest they were made in the early 20th century. At first, we thought they might be for suspenders or lingerie straps. That didn’t exactly make sense. Women […]

Annual Sale

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

It’s that time again! Mardon’s Fabulous Annual Clearance Sale is on! Beginning Friday, Sept. 1 thru Saturday, Sept. 9 we’re discounting our inventory of fine Mardon Originals, unique Estate pieces, and Designer Jewels. You can realize extra savings from 10 to 60% on fine merchandise and we can make way for new items in time […]

The Mardon Way- Fine Gems

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Mardon has developed its reputation as a fine jeweler by creating its own way of doing business. The Mardon Way is based on our passion for fine colored gemstones. Because we love the richly colored treasures that Mother Nature has created for us, we’re dedicated to setting these fine colored gemstones into beautifully made pieces […]

Amethyst Riviere Necklace

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Mardon has just acquired an exciting Victorian Amethyst Riviere Necklace. The antique Riviere necklace is a classic style much favored by Anna Wintour, famous editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine. Wintour is often seen wearing several antique Riviere necklaces at a time. Movie buffs recognize Ms. Wintour as the inspiration for the title role in “The Devil […]

Magnificent Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

A wonderful ring from the Belle Epoque with a 3.08 ct Fancy Yellow Diamond.

Faberge Necklace

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

We recently had the opportunity and pleasure to examine this sweet Faberge necklace from the early 20th century. The necklace is fabricated from 14 karat yellow gold and silver, set with rose cut Diamonds and a beautiful pear shaped Aquamarine. The delicate chain is handmade from platinum. Our client has a wonderful family provenance for […]

Coming Down the Stretch

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Horse and jockey are flying full tilt down the home stretch! After 20 years in our current location, Mardon is moving! We’d like to announce our upcoming move to a new spot at the Canyon Crest Towne Centre, 5225 Canyon Crest Drive, Suite 14, Riverside, 92507. We hope to reopen by August 15 – stay tuned for updates on our […]

Antique Marshall’s Badge

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

This unusual estate jewelry item turned out to be are a real surprise. We purchased it along with a large group of vintage pieces– sort of an after-thought, thrown into the lot at the last minute. We don’t buy a lot of silver jewelry, but this was just funky enough to be of interest. It […]

Diamond Hourglass 18 Karat Gold Necklace by Sydney Mobell

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Now showing at Mardon, this charming necklace is from the celebrated American jeweler, Sydney Mobell. Mobell is considered a modern master of the jewelers art. His shop in the Fairmont Hotel of San Francisco was famous for transforming everyday items into irreverant jeweled art, producing such items as a diamond studded Frisbee, an jewel encrusted […]

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