Posts Tagged ‘Edwardian’

Magnificent Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

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

Estate Jewelry- What’s Old is New

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

This spectacular pendant from the early 20th century highlights a parade of items new to our estate department. At 2 1/2 inches long, it’s just killer.  We haven’t quite decided just when it was made. The overall look is Art Deco, but the delicacy of the fabricated design suggests perhaps the Edwardian period. Regardless of […]

Platinum Ring Stars in Line-up of Vintage Engagement Rings

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

This striking ring is a standout in our latest line-up of fine vintage engagement rings. The ring is pure Roaring 20’s, combining design elements of the delicate Edwardian style along with geometry of the Art Deco look. The low setting gives a nice big look with comfort and wearability.

What’s New is Old–Recent Arrivals to our Vintage Jewelry Department

Friday, April 5th, 2013

We’re just back from the Los Angelese Antiques Jewelry Show where we acquired these wonderful vintage and antique items. Antiques are at least 100 years old, while vintage refers to pieces less old, but usually of period style, such as Art Deco or Retro.

Christmas Fireworks & Dazzle at Mardon- A Gift Guide

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Explosions and excitements marked the beginning of the Festival of Lights and the Holiday season, as thousands jammed the Main St. Mall to cheer the lighting of the Mission Inn. This year, we're optimistic and looking forward to better times–and we note that our clients  are definitely upbeat and enjoying themselves. For the more frugal […]

Fascinating World War I Era Wristwatch

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

I recently had the pleasure of appraising this interesting watch.  The design first charmed and then puzzled me.  At first, the straight lines and geometric shapes convinced me it was pure Art Deco, 1925-1940.  The “Curvex” shape seemed to confirm that— Gruen introduced the classic men’s Curvex style shaped to fit the wrist around 1929.  […]

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