Posts Tagged ‘Estate Jewelry’

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 […]

Mardon Wins Best Jeweler

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Mardon Jewelers has been voted Best Jeweler in the 20th Annual Best of the Inland Empire Reader’s Choice. This is the 7th year in a row and 10th of the last 12 years that we’ve earned this distinction. We’re very grateful for the votes and loyal support of all of our patrons. Thank You! Look for the Reader’s Choice magazine in […]

Alexandrite Impersonator

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

  Alexandrite is a very rare and valuable natural gemstone, famous because its color changes almost magically, from red to green. Alexandrite is a variety of Chrysoberyl, a mineral found in nature. Chrysoberyl is well suited for jewelry because it is very hard and durable, and because it’s rare, beautiful and unusual. The colors we see in […]

Jewelry Auctions & 2015 Reader’s Choice Voting

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Mardon has placed a rare vintage watch for a client in this upcoming Important Watch Auction held at Sotheby’s New York venue. It’s Lot # 163, page 136 – you can browse the catalog at this URL, http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2015/watches-n09368.html# This last year, we’ve added Jewelry Auctions to the list of services available through our extensive network of experts and […]

Antique Jewelry Stars In Costume Drama

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

We had a visit from one of our favorite clients, Chris, his wife Jaybee, and friends, on their way to a special event celebrating the Riverside Dickens Festival. We were pleased to see Jaybee wearing the exquisite antique necklace Chris recently acquired from Mardon. This necklace is one of the finest examples of Edwardian jewelry it’s been our […]

Mardon Chosen Again–Best Jeweler, 2013 Readers Choice

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Mardon Jewelers would like to thank all of our loyal friends and clients for voting us the Best Jeweler in the Press Enterprise 2013 Reader’s Choice– that make’s five years in a row! Our focus has always been on our community– we’re really appreciative of the support you’ve shown over the years. This coming year, […]

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.

An Opulent Amethyst Cameo

Friday, July 13th, 2012

We just acquired this striking Amethyst cameo from an estate. Measuring almost an inch and one half long, the piece is not for the shrinking violet. Imagine the drama of making an entrance wearing this grand purple adornment!

Jewelers Ingenuity or Camouflage?

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

In the course of buying estate jewelry, we run across some very interesting and unusual pieces- witness this necklace that appears to be a rather ordinary Star 0f David, embellished with center round brilliant diamond and single cut diamonds on the points. We didn’t notice the mechanism when we bought the piece but later discovered […]

Geneology in Silver-Restoring a Family Bracelet

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

      Wife Kaye recently worked with a local family to renovate this heirloom bracelet, composed of sterling silver panels, strung on a ribbon, each hand engraved with the initials of a family member. Judging by the style, the bracelet probably was started around the late 1800’s or so– the most recent person on […]

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