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California:


Los Angeles:

 

Ariel Gordon Jewelry

www.arielgordonjewelry.com

>> visiting soon!

 

Arik Kastan

www.arikkastan.com

>> Arik Kastan Jewelry is a line that fuses modern with vintage inspiration--the designs resurrect the breathtaking craftsmanship and motifs of antique jewelry in today's world. The line consists of luscious turquoise, cute hearts, magical moonstone and labradorite, and unique eternity bands.  Several retailers across the US carry Arik Kastan and they are based in LA.

Read the full blog post here.


 

Beladora Jewelry

332 N Rodeo Dr.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

www.beladora.com

>> Beladora is located on the infamous Rodeo Drive, where their headquarters are actually not open to the public, but often times by appointment only.  Their website has an abudance of antique and estate jewelry for jewelry lovers to browse--all well-priced and in several different price ranges.

Read the full blog post here.

 

Broken English

Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th St #17

Santa Monica, CA 90402

www.brokenenglishjewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Craig Evan Small

731 N La Cienega Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90069

www.craigevansmall.com

>> A little slice of antique jewelry heaven in Los Angeles, Craig Evan Small is one of those spots that cannot be missed. Not your average jewelry store, let alone antique jewelry store, the ambiance of this shop is truly divine. Built-in, museum-like displays feature all the glorius jewels, including the furthest back case which is the largest of them all, almost looking as if it were a fish aquarium, but filled with antique jewelry! Rolex watches are a specialty, appraisals, repairs and they are always buying!

Read the full blog post.

 

Excalibur Estate Jewelry

8840 Beverly Blvd.

West Hollywood, CA 90048

www.excaliburjewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Fox & Bond Jewelry

Los Angeles, CA 

www.foxandbond.com

>>  Fox & Bond aims to bring antique jewelry to a new generation, opening the eyes of younger women and catering to the more experienced jewelry collector as well. Each collection is highly curated, meaning there is not a single item in their inventory you wouldn't want right here, right now. Mixing, stacking antique with modern is their mantra and highly encouraged, with necklaces, rings and bracelets that make it natural to do! A forever-changing inventory, be sure to check their website frequently!

Read the full blog post. 

 

HOORSENBUHS

2222 Main Street

Santa Monica, CA 90405

www.hoorsenbuhs.com

>> Designer Robert Keith and Brand Liaison Kether Parker are passionate about what they do and want you to feel the same way. The HOORSENBUHS legacy started in 2005 with the Phantom and Tri-Link designs are their most iconic pieces.  Their brand is a favorite amongst celebrities and they continue to create some badass pieces!

Read the full blog post here.

 

Irene Neuwirth 

8458 Melrose Pl.

West Hollywood, CA 90069

www.ireneneuwirth.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Jack Weir & Sons

9454 Wilshire Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

www.jackweirandsons.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Jaimie Geller Jewelry

Pacific Palisades Commercial Village, 15310 Antioch St.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

www.jaimiegellerjewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Jennie Kwon Designs

Downtown Jewelry District, Los Angeles, CA

www.jenniekwondesigns.com

>> Delicate, dainty, stackable and layer-friendly jewelry is Jennie Kwon's specialty, where her designs have become the uniform for cool girls across the globe. Most recently launching a bridal collection, her designs are a must-see for those modern minimalists that want some gorgeous gold to wear.

Read the full blog post.

 

Jewels by Grace

Los Angeles, CA

www.jewelsbygrace.com

>> Jewels by Grace is owned by jewelry lover Grace who has been in the jewelry industry for ten years. She excels at connecting with customers who become lifelong customers and extreme fans. Specializing in antique and estate jewelry, as well as custom bridal and creating pieces of jewelry using old antique cut stones, Grace's inventory is the sparkliest I've seen!

Read the full blog post. 

 

Jogani of Beverly Hills

9777 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 904

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

www.joganibh.com

>> Located in a private showroom in Beverly Hills, Jogani offers his customers and clients the cream of the crop in terms of antique and estate jewelry. High-end signed pieces from Cartier, Belperron, Mauboussin, are his specialty and he is soon to release his own line of one-of-a-kind pieces. 

Read the full blog post. 


Le Petit Gem

www.lepetitgem.com

Email: hello@lepetitgem.com

>> Visiting soon!


Luxury Brand Group (Jewelry Showroom)

located in Los Angeles, CA

www.luxurybrandgroup.com

>> Luxury Brand Group (LBG) is a full-service, brand communications agency which specializes in jewelry. Their team members work with lots of leading publicists, stylists, writers, editors, designers, celebrities, Hollywood influencers and other creatives to help jewelry designers with marketing, brand placement, advertising and PR. Their showroom features jewelry brands they represent with pieces on display for those who schedule an appointment with one of their team members.

Read the full blog post. 

 

Meredith Kahn Jewelry

www.MeredithKahn.com

Email: meredith@meredithkahn.com

Telephone: 646-267-1793

>> Visiting soon!

 

Moondance Jewelry Gallery

1530 Montana Ave.

Santa Monica, CA 90403

www.moondancejewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Neil Lane Jewelry

708 N La Cienega Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90069

www.neillanejewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Platt Boutique Jewelry

8763 Rosewood Ave.

West Hollywood, CA 90048

www.plattboutiquejewelry.com

>>  Platt Boutique is nestled on a quiet road in West Hollywood.  The family-owned antique jewelry store has been in business since 2005, but their jewelry roots run deep!  Their selection is incredible--from Victorian engagement rings, to gold signed pieces and everything in between, all finely curated by store owner Larry and his sister Natasha.  

Read the full blog post here.

 

Pyrrha

8315 West 3rd Street

Los Angeles, CA 90048

www.pyrrha.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Roseark

1111 N Crescent Heights Blvd.

West Hollywood, CA 90046

www.roseark.com

>> Roseark is located in a serene bungalow, situated on a corner lot in West Hollywood. It has a very chill, laid-back vibe with some amazing jewelry designers featured throughout the rooms of their shop. Each designer featured in Roseark has been chosen by Kathy & Rick Rose, store owners, with high standards and specific vision.  

Read the full blog post here.

 

 

Shylee Rose Jewelry

Los Angeles, CA 

www.ShyleeRose.com

E: info@shyleerose.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

 

Single Stone

California Jewelry Mart, 607 S Hill St #204

Los Angeles, CA 90014

www.singlestone.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Susan Foster Jewelry

11695 San Vicente Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

www.susanfosterjewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Suzanne Felsen Jewelry

8332 Melrose Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90069

www.suzannefelsen.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Sydney Evan Jewelry

www.SydneyEvan.com

>> Sydney Evan is a Los Angeles-based fine-meets-fashion jewelry collection, founded by Rosanne Karmes in 2001. True to her personal philosophy and values, Karmes dedicated Sydney Evan to her family and named the collection after her two children, Sydney and Evan, as well as her father SY. A fusion of art, culture, travel and California chic fuel this ever evolving collection.  The soul of the brand is rooted in pieces that celebrate timeless concepts of love, luck, spirituality and personal expression.

Read her Q&A feature here.

 

Newport Beach:


Mark Patterson

3425 East Coast Highway

Corona del Mar, CA 92625

www.MarkPatterson.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Oakland:


ESQUELETO

482A 49th Street, suite A

Oakland, CA 94609

www.shopesqueleto.com

>> Nestled in the coziest spot, ESQUELETO's location is dreamy in every way imaginable. So much to SEE, the shop is filled with artwork, jewelry, rock and mineral specimens, neat objects, and lots of gifts, so browsing in one spot might take awhile and you STILL might miss something! Owner and jewelry designer Lauren Wolf curates a fine lineup of both artisans, antique jewelry and fun/unique objects. You'll love it!

Read full blog post here.

 

San Diego:

Ocean Beach Antique Mall

4926 Newport Ave.

San Diego, CA 92107

www.antiquesinsandiego.com

>> Ocean Beach Antique Mall is a treasure hunter's dream!  Located on a strip of road with lots of shops and restaurants, the antique mall features both antiques and fine jewelry.  Best known for its wooden treasure chest filled with rings, one can ask to sift through the entire contents of the box and "dig" for treasure.  There are also trays and trays of rings and lots of necklaces, bracelets and earrings--all mostly vintage and a few older antique pieces.  

Read the full blog post here.

 

San Francisco:

66mint

Mint Plaza 66 Mint Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

www.66mint.com

>> Named after the address of the historic landmark building that houses their boutique66mint is a private boutique showroom that specializes in antique and estate jewelry, as well as diamonds, gemstones and buying jewelry/estate items. You will find lots of great pieces here, in lots of price ranges. Be sure to call ahead and schedule an appointment, as it is a private showroom.

Read full blog post here.

 

D&H Sustainable Jewelers

2323 Market St.

San Francisco, CA 94114

www.dnhjewelers.com

>> A jewelry boutque focused on sustainability in the realm of fine jewelry, carrying lines that are eco-conscious and use conflict-free gemstones. A fun aspect to D&H Sustainable Jewelers is their Rose Cut Wine Bar, where customers can relax, sip organic wines and create a piece of timeless jewelry! The store also carries some antique and estate jewelry, and has a really impressive men's wedding band selection.

Read full blog post here.

 

Gallery of Jewels

Union Square location

427 Post Street at Powell

San Francisco, CA 94102

Noe Valley location

4089 24th St.

San Francisco, CA 94114

Pacific Heights location

2115 Fillmore St.

San Francisco, CA 94115

www.gallery-of-jewels.com

>> This store has three locations, each which reflect the neighborhood it is situated in--all very distinctive and great to experience. The concept of Gallery of Jewels focuses everything on the designers that make up their stores, showcasing fine talent within the jewelry community and putting the spotlight on each of them. Seeking out new and upcoming designers is a passion of Bill Hoover & Dona Taylor, a duo who first opened up their doors back in the 90s with the same concept in mind. Three locations, over 100 designers featured. A must-see!

Read full blog post here.

 

Lang Antiques

309 Sutter St.

San Francisco, CA 94108

www.langantiques.com

>> A true treasure trove of antique and period jewelry, with an unbelievably large inventory of the finest pieces!  Owner Suzanne knows her antique jewelry--she has been speaking across the US at conferences about the topic and even created Antique Jewelry University online.  Her website can have a jewelry lover browsing for hours upon hours, and the store is even more wonderful!  Note: I visited the store before and after it had moved to its current location.

Read full blog post featuring old location.

Read full blog post featuring current location.

 

Metier 

546 Laguna St.

San Francisco, CA 94102

www.metiersf.com

>> Owners Sherri and Trina have an edge to what their tiny jewel box of a store carries--finely curated treasures, each special in their own way and begging to be brought home to your collection! Specializing in wearable antique jewelry, like wedding and engagement, Victorian sentimental pieces, Art Deco jewels, some modern designers mixed in, and topped off with a few memento mori items, Metier is a must-see when visiting San Francisco!

Read full blog post here.

 

Reliquary

544 Hayes Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

www.reliquarysf.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Sarah Swell Jewelry

215 Caledonia St #102

Sausalito, CA 94965

www.sarahswell.com

>> Visting soon!

 

Sharon Z. Jewelry

833 Market St. #527

San Francisco, CA 94102 

www.sharonzjewelry.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Thalia Jewelry

Designer, located in San Francisco, CA

www.thaliajewelry.com

>> Inspired by Byzantine and Etruscan influences, a love for jewelry and all things ancient/antique combine to create the world of Thalia Jewelry. Designer Rachel has a line of jewelry done mostly in 22k yellow gold, with rich textures and gorgeous themes. Her designs sell across the US and it was an honor to get to visit her San Francisco studio.

Read full blog post here.

 

Venice:

LFrank Jewelry

226 Main Street

Venice, CA 90291

www.lfrankjewelry.com

>> LFrank Jewelry recently moved to their new location on Main Street in Venice!  The jewelry cases are reminiscent of a woodland fairy's treasure chest--moss-lined wooden trays, draped with the finest gems, all of which were mostly set in 18k matte gold. Such amazing earthy designs with bright and bold gemstones, just as pretty as the designer herself!

Read the full blog post here.

 

Sofia Kaman Fine Jewels

1350 Abbot Kinney Blvd #102

Venice, CA 90291

www.sofiakaman.com

>> Visiting soon!

 

Online:

 

Circa 1700

I: @circa1700

E: info@circa1700.com

www.circa1700.com 

 

 

The Sacred Order

F: @thesacredorder.net     I: @thesacredorder

E: info@thesacredorder.net

www.TheSacredOrder.net

>> Read the Q&A with The Sacred Order.

 

Do you know of a store or designer in California that is missing from this list?  Are you a store or jewelry designer based in California and want me to visit? Email us! california@gemgossip.com