ICONIC JEWELRY THROUGHOUT HISTORY

Discovering iconic and timeless gold jewelry from some of the world's most creative minds throughout history.

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ICONIC & TIMELESS GOLD JEWELRY 

FOR THE LOVE OF GOLD

For thousands of years jewelry has been treasured by humanity. It has been worn as symbols of protection, as heirlooms passed down for generations, to tell stories of romance, or simply as a mode of expression of personal style. Jewelry has and always will be significant to us as a society. 

When we look back though our history as a civilization, we discover a vast trove of stunning gold jewelry from across the globe that are still just as modern and wearable for today.

From the famous gold jewelry of Cleopatra to Catherine Deneuve, jewelry is the one thing that has been able to transcend time, culture, and trend.

Together, with our team of jewelry historians, we select and revive only the best of the best designs from history for our LEGENDS and ESSENTIALS collections that we handcraft locally in NYC with our Certified 18kt Fairmined Ecological gold.

Ancient Greek gold necklaces Circa 1600-1200 BC

MUSEUMS AROUND THE WORLD

We collaborate with a small team of renown jewelry historians that come from various backgrounds, working with some of the world's leading museums such as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, and the Chicago Institute of Art. They are able to access their private archives in order to uncover the most epic gold jewelry ever made and recorded.

FROM ANCIENT EGYPT

The Ancient Egyptians left a lasting legacy on the jewelry world with their innovative and intriguing gold jewelry designs. There are hundreds of thousands of stunning pieces that still exist in museums across the globe, preserving and celebrating the creative genius of the Ancient Egyptians. Our team scoured the archives looking for the most epic yet relevant and modern designs for the jewelry wearer of today.


Left: Ancient Egyptian fresco depicting women wearing epic gold jewelry. Right: Cleopatra by John William Waterhouse, 1887.

FEATURING: THE ODYSSEY NECKLACE

From Ancient Egypt to today, the Odyssey necklace is a timeless treasure. Our historians discovered this incredible piece in the archives of the Louvre Museum in Paris. This truly unique and epic design was fit to become a LEGEND.


The Odyssey pendant was originally a ring that functioned as a stamp for the Pharaoh Horemheb, made circa 1550 - 1069 BC.


The Odyssey necklace handcrafted in NYC with 18kt Fairmined Ecological gold.


The Odyssey necklace as seen on Jaz - Her favorite FUTURA piece, a celebration of her Egyptian heritage.

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TO THE MODERN ERA

These stunning pieces were discovered in the archives of the MOMA in New York. Chosen for their Legendary quality, these two pieces were designed by Surrealist Artist Man Ray, which adds a special quality to the ingenuity of these pieces. Shown below, Actress Catherine Deneuve wears the original iconic Lampshade earrings designed by Man Ray in 1968.  


The original Lampshade earrings created by Man Ray in 1968.

© Man Ray 2015 Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY / ADAGP Lampshade Earrings on view in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.


Actress Catherine Deneuve wearing one version of the Lampshade earrings made in 1968. Photo by Man Ray.

© Man Ray 2015 Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY / ADAGP Lampshade Earrings on view in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.


The Le Trou and Lampshade earrings handcrafted today in NYC with 18kt Fairmined Ecological gold.

© Man Ray 2015 Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY / ADAGP Lampshade Earrings on view in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

FEATURING: THE ORBIT HOOPS

From Ancient Egypt all the way through the Mid-Century, our historians comb through every era to find the most stunning pieces of gold jewelry that have ever been made in order to bring you our LEGENDS collection. The Orbit hoops are no exception to this qualification and are a testament to timeless, yet modern design. Originally designed and crafted by Jeweler Art Smith, you'd never guess these were designed in the 1950s. 


The original orbit hoops, made by Art Smith in the 1950s.


The Orbit hoops made by FUTURA in NYC with 18kt Fairmined Ecological gold.


The Orbit hoops made by FUTURA in NYC with 18kt Fairmined Ecological gold.