1990s 24K gold and cranberry quartz faceted necklace, stamped. Gurhan is a contemporary Turkish craftsman known for his uses of pure metals like 24K gold and for his hand-hammered technique and resulting imperfections. His work is sold at upscale retailers like Barneys and Neiman Marcus.
Cited for her “elegance in an era of bling,” Dana Kraus founded DK Farnum Estate Jewelry after years spent marketing luxury goods at publications like Gourmet, Elle, The Washington Post, and Fortune. Specializing in signed, one-of-a kind 20th-century estate jewelry, her inventory glitters with iconic names like Verdura, Van Cleef Arpels, Schepps, Webb, and beyond.