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Vintage Calfornia Gold in Quartz

In the latest Mardon blog, we discuss the California Gold Rush of 1849 and the jewelry it gave rise to. Forty-Niner goldsmiths and jewelers settled in San Francisco and created the classic gold in quartz styles. The best examples of vintage gold in quartz jewelry were made beginning 1850 and ending 1906, when the great […]