Vintage and Antique Jewelry and Accessories Selected with an Architect's Eye
SALE Austro-Hungarian Bracelet with Huge Amethysts and Seed Pearls
$828 USD SALE
SALE DeLizza and Elster Emerald Green Belt 34 inches long
$228 USD SALE
Modernist Mexican Sterling and Cultured Pearl Cufflinks by Melecio Rodriguez
SALE Elegant Edwardian Lavaliere in 14K Gold, Pearls, and Sapphire
$182 USD SALE
About Lisa Kramer Vintage
Our Service PledgeI guarantee the authenticity of all items in my shop and want my customers to love their purchases as much as I love them.
About UsI have been selling antique and vintage jewelry since the late '90's at shows throughout the San Francisco Bay Area: the Art Deco Show, the Hillsborough Antique Show, the Vintage Clothing Expo and several others. However, I've been collecting vintage jewelry and clothing for decades, since I was teenager combing vintage clothing stores in New York City (where I grew up).
With a background in architecture and archeology I select items based on their design and the talent of their makers, whether or not they are signed "designer" pieces. I also look for pieces that speak of the era in which they were created. Because of this my merchandise is eclectic and ranges from Georgian through the 1970's. I try to provide pieces at many different price points because good design isn't limited to just expensive items.
I use my background in identifying the age of jewelry: styles, motifs, and historical revivals were to both buildings and the other decorative arts, including jewelry. I love to study how a piece of jewelry has been constructed; this, combined with its style, helps me determine its age. I spend a great deal of time researching my pieces and love to delve into a style, material, manufacturer, or design puzzle and learn more about it. I also welcome feedback from dealers and collectors. I am a member of the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts (ASJRA), Costume Jewelry Collectors International, and the Art Deco Society of California.