Diamond Hourglass 18 Karat Gold Necklace by Sydney Mobell

May 7th, 2016 by James L. Sweaney, CGA, FGA. GG

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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 toilet seat, and a gold and diamond monopoly set.

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Mobell pieces on display at the Smithsonian National Museum include a mouse trap, a baby pacifier, a sardine can, and a cell phone, all of

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One Response to “Diamond Hourglass 18 Karat Gold Necklace by Sydney Mobell”

  1. Jewels Says:

    Nice article! Lovely design.

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