Welcome to the Gustav Manz blog. Manz was a master goldsmith and designing jeweler whose career spanned New York's Gilded Age and Art Deco eras. We invite you to share your thoughts, and will do our best to answer specific questions about the life, work, and contemporaries of this early 20th century artist-craftsman.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Gustav Manz's variations on the classical Roman snake ring wrapped itself around many fingers. This one was created for his former business partner, Sophie Bachem, in the early 1920s.