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Screen Gems

February is when modernism and jewelry definitely mix

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1. Eigtheen-karat gold and 20.94-carat round brilliant cut diamond necklace. Price upon request. El Paseo Jewelers, 73520 El Paseo, Suite E, Palm Desert, 760-773-1040,; sculptural sofa designed by Henry Walter Klein for Bramin Mobler of Denmark, circa 1950s, $9,900, Christopher Anthony Ltd., 800 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite F, Palm Springs, 760-322-0600, www.christoper anthony; pillows, $70 each, from JP Denmark, 68929 Perez Road, Cathedral City, 760-408-9147,


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2. Vhernier 18-karat rose and white gold rings from Frasca Jewelers are stacked atop a Børge Mogensen, 1950s teak secretary from Modern Way.

2. Three stacked rings: Vhernier 18-karat rose gold curved ring with triplet stone of rock crystal over chrysoberyl over white mother-of-pearl, $7,485; Vhernier 18-karat rose gold curved solid ring, $8,085; Vhernier 18-karat white gold curved ring with doublet stone of aquamarine over white mother-of-pearl diamond border .23 carat, $11,070, Frasca Jewelers, 73560 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 760-568-5848,; Børge Mogensen secretary, circa, 1950s, $1,800, Modern Way, 745 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-320-5455,


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3. The Jewelry Bar’s citrine, smoky quartz, and astrophyllite necklace is suspended above a Charles Eames lounge chair and ottoman, 1958, from a La MOD.

3. Citrine, smoky quartz, and astrophyllite necklace, $940,The Jewelry Bar, 73255 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 760-862-1809,; Eames lounge chair and ottoman for Herman Miller, 1958, $6,500, a La MOD, 844 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs,  760-327-0707,


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4. A Vhernier 18-karat rose gold bracelet from Frasca Jewelers dangles over an a La MOD Barcelona chair, circa 1970s.

4. Vhernier 18-karat rose gold three-dimensional curved link bracelet with hinged connections and 1.59-carat pavé diamonds on ends of each link, $29,100, Frasca Jewelers;  Barcelona chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich, $3,600, a La MOD.


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5. A pair of diamond, gold, and sapphire earrings from Elizabeth Sass Fine Jewelry match a pair of Hedge’s Blenko lamps designed by Wayne Husted, circa 1960s.

5. Eighteen-karat earrings with 2.55-carat diamond, 21.15-carat multicolor sapphire, .70-carat tsavorites, and 52-carat brown quartz by Ancora Designs, $10,750, Elizabeth Sass Fine Jewelry, 73320 El Paseo, Suite 1, Palm Desert, 760-346-8400,; tangerine Blenko lamps designed by Wayne Husted, circa 1960s, $2,100, Hedge, 68929 Perez Road, suite F, Cathedral City, 760-770-0090,


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6. A diamond and gold circle necklace and a white gold and diamond ring from El Paseo Jewelers dwarf a teak coffee table by Illum Wikkelsø from JP Denmark.

6. Four-carat diamond circle necklace with 11.60-carat white diamonds and 11.08-carat yellow diamonds and 14-karat white gold pavé oval ring with 6.5-carat diamonds. Price upon request. El Paseo Jewelers. Teak coffee table by Illum Wikkelsø, $1,145, JP Denmark.


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7. A white diamond octagonal bracelet with yellow sapphires and a pink tourmaline ring from El Paseo Jewelers flank a Lucite chair from Porter + Plunk and side table from Christopher Anthony Ltd., designed by Charles Hollis Jones, circa 1970s.

7. Eighteen-karat gold, 8.09-carat white diamond, and 9-carat yellow diamond octagonal bangle bracelet; 18-karat gold ring with 1.01-carat white diamonds, 5.1-carat yellow sapphires, and 20.01-carat marquise shape pink tourmaline. Price upon request. El Paseo Jewelers. Lucite chair attributed to Charles Hollis Jones. Price upon request. Porter & Plunk, www.porterand Lucite table by Charles Hollis Jones, $3,400, Christopher Anthony Ltd.

Screen Gems was last modified: May 5th, 2017 by Site Staff

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