When Ilon Specht worked in advertising in NYC, she authored major ad campaigns, including "Because I’m Worth It" for L’Oréal. Over the years, to mitigate the stress of her high-powered job, she collected antiques for her residences. When she couldn’t decorate as fast as she could hunt and gather, she founded Hacienda, an Ojai, CA, antiques shop dedicated to the diversity of beauty, run by Martin Sierra and filled by Ilon. With this sale, she brings her collector’s eye to vintage jewelry and accessories, as gorgeous displayed on your dresser as on you.
Mother-of-pearl and hallmarked sterling silver knife. 1901; maker
unknown. When Ilon Specht worked in advertising in NYC, she authored major ad campaigns, including “Because I’m Worth It” for L’Oréal. Over the years, to mitigate the stress of her high-powered job, ...
With shimmering touches of silver, Philmore USA transforms
riches from sea and shore into tabletop treasures and enchanted decor. To ensure that these riches remain for future generations, Philmore uses primarily shells discarded from the food industry or cultured-pearl farms. ...
New contemporary centerpiece platter; mother-of-pearl mosaic rimmed in
sterling silver. After being mentored by noted California antiquarian G.R. Durenberger, establishing his own antiques business, and creating an in-store interior-design service at Polo Ralph Lauren in Beverly Hills, Tom Beeton launched ...