One of the most rewarding challenges for a master jeweler is executing a difficult antique jewelry repair, or performing jewelry restoration on vintage period pieces. Our talented artisans Don Lowe remain a student of the old world craftsmen who created the elite jewels in eras past. We are excited by the challenge that comes with restoring a piece from the Georgian, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, Art Deco periods.
Even today, Don skills are regularly called upon to restore and repair precious antiquities. Since our jewelers and model makers still create specialty and handmade pieces using tools guided by hand our craftsmen are very familiar with the repair and maintenance of hand-
Having a passion for vintage jewelry and regular exposure to so many heirloom pieces provides Don provides a distinct advantage. The only way to restore antiquities to their original condition successfully is to know how they should look in the first place; and with hundreds of years of combined experience our jewelers usually do.
After a century of wear, many of the details on your old rings or bracelets have likely eroded away. In many cases, if it is an item that has been passed on for generations, you may not even know what it originally looked like. With Don Lowe you can be almost certain that Don within his knowledge is familiar with its original style or pattern. He can advise you on the range of options possible to restore your ring, bracelet, necklace or brooch while maintaining as much provenance as possible.