The vintage pieces offered by Purple Mountain Jewelry are not cast in-house like most of our designs. The gemstones are faceted in-house and the pieces are assembled in-house. The castings are, however, created in Harrisonburg, Virginia, The vintage piece you have purchased originated from a private collection of exquisitely crafted hubs, blocks of steel with intricate designs hand-carved into the top surface dating back to the 1800s. There are Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco & Retro Art Designs periods represented in the collection. We wish to honor the collector, the collection itself, and the gifted craftspeople who came before us and are such an important part of our American heritage
We have created a one of a kind bracelet that embodies the essence of Colorado. It has a Colorado Lace Amethyst that came from The Last Chance Mine in Creede, this is Colorado’s only Amethyst mine. The stone is gently covered by an sterling silver aspen leaf to secure it into a Sterling Silver Cuff style bracelet. This one of a kind piece was handcrafted in our Monument Studio, if you can’t wait to get a piece of Colorado come on in and see us.