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18k Gold and Enamel Bracelets by Raymond C. Yard

by on September 7th, 2010

Raymond C. Yard 18k Gold Bangles

Raymond C. Yard 18k Gold Bangles

Inspired by the fragment of a sketch found buried deep within the Raymond Yard archives, this collection of 18K gold and hand applied glass enamel bangle bracelets resonate with an elegant and stylish form of distinctly American modernism.

Carefully balanced proportions, precise faceting and flawless polishing, provide a unique connection between person and product. Currently produced in three, archivaly-correct colors, it is available by special order in any color desired.

Charmed by Raymond Yard

by on February 1st, 2010

“Prisoner of Love” ($6,000), “Keys to My Apartment” ($1,950), “Man in the Doghouse” ($2,750), and “Wishing Well” ($2,850)

Charms and charm bracelets had really come into their own by the 1930’s; however, given the strict, highly-constrained moral fiber of the day, most charms were in the form of innocent family animals, or simple motifs such as the owner’s initials.

True to Raymond Yard’s highly creative and iconoclastic style, he chose, instead, to capture the spirit of everyday life, the imperfections of human character and the amusing anecdotes of the human condition in his creations.

Working primarily in precious metals and stones, Raymond Yard charms are further distinguished by their exquisite beauty and enduring value.

Finding the Perfect Present

by on November 1st, 2009

Raymond C. Yard Art Deco Star Ruby & Diamond Ring, $29,500

I walked into the Greenwich store a few years ago, and a woman grabbed my arm, saying “Terry, you guys made my day. My husband is absolutely impossible to shop for and you had the perfect gift.”

She had found a beat up green box on one of our counters that contained a treasury ink stand, a rare and wonderful piece of English silver meant to hold everything on your desk. I had put it out on the counter, because I wanted someone to open it and to have that same sense of discovery that I had when I first found it.

Now, a treasury ink stand may not be for everybody, but it was the right gift for her husband, a gift that paid dividends every time he sat down in his office. Let us know if we can help you find that perfect present for your loved one.