Holiday Events

Gump's Presents
Holiday Events 2021
  
We will be back in 2022 for special events featuring
the latest collections from distinctive brands and our extraordinary
award-winning jewelry designers.
   
  

Past Events  

 
October 8 & 9
  Pamela Froman designs extraordinary jewelry that is
handmade and one of a kind. Her soulful expressions come through in
brightly colored gemstones; her love of texture results in a special technique she calls ‘crushed.’
 
   
October 13-20
Gump’s is forever treasure hunting for the best of everything
and our collection of estate jewelry — featuring rare antique pieces —
is no exception. Distinguished in provenance, each item is one-of-a-kind,
reflecting its distinctive gemstones, materials and craftsmanship.   

 

 

 

 Paula Crevoshay
October 29-31
 
Artistic designer extraordinaire, Paula Crevoshay’s innovative use
of colorful gemstones in original, one-of-a-kind creations has earned her
the admiration of collectors the world over, along with the affectionate
title as the “Queen of Color.”
 
November 4 & 5
 
The Georg Jensen design house is renowned for creating serene forms
enriched by exquisite details and a sculptor’s sensibility. With an emphasis
on understated beauty, the ideas and principles of the founder himself
are translated into the firm’s extraordinary designs of the present day. 
  
  
 
November 11 & 12
 
Born in Germany, Barbara Heinrich is renowned for her stunning
creations in hand-textured gold, diamonds and colorful gemstones. Each piece requires
skilled hand burnishing and highlighting to execute the exquisite
details that make her jewelry so remarkable.   

  

 

 

 

Aaron Henry
November 27

Influenced by natural forms, Aaron Henry’s evolving designs
have an elegant, yet casual feeling. Fine craftsmanship, attention to detail
and quality gemstones are hallmarks of his exceptional
jewelry collections. Stop by 250 Post Street to meet Aaron Henry, who will be
on hand to talk about his latest collection.   

 

 

  

 

Thomas Glenn Ornaments
Personal Appearance & Signing  
November 27
 
With its bold statements in unexpected color and wildly imaginative designs,
each Thomas Glenn ornament is truly a unique work of art. This collection of modern-day
creations is designed in the U.S., and then handcrafted in Poland, where skilled
artisans using glass-making techniques that are centuries-old. We invite you to meet owner/designer
Brent Lawyer, who will be on hand to sign your Thomas Glenn purchase.   

 

 

 

 

Petra Class
December 2 & 3
 
Classically trained as a goldsmith in Germany, this San Francisco-based 
jewelry designer has been handcrafting sculptural jewelry for more than 25 years. Petra Class is
best known for creating artful, wearable pieces with a contemporary aesthetic. 

 

 

 

   

Anthony Lent
December 4 & 5
 
A master jeweler and goldsmith, Anthony Lent has been handcrafting 
exceptional pieces since the 1960s. Known for his whimsical designs, he draws inspiration
from a vast range of subjects, including the Art Nouveau movement,
early animation, mythology and the natural world.  

 

 
 
    
Ornament Personalization
December 4, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM PST
 
For collecting or giving, JingleNog ornaments pair irresistible charm
with exceptional craftsmanship to bring spectacular shimmer to the season.
Starting with designer/owner Melissa Byrne and daughter Katie’s drawings and stories,
artisans from Italy and Poland bring their designs to life using
traditional Old World methods of mouth blowing and hand-painting tempered glass.
Stop by to get your JingleNog purchase personalized by Gump’s.

  

   

    

Loquet London
December 8th and 9th
   
A London-based fine jewelry concept founded by Sheherazade Goldsmith and Laura Bailey,
Loquet is a modern approach to the timeless idea of a keepsake locket. Inspired by their own
life experiences and travels, each charm serves as a bespoke gift, a precious memento, a love letter.
Place your favorite charms in the clear sapphire-crystal faced locket and create a story that's entirely your own.
Experience the inspiration behind and origin of the English brand.

 

 

   

   

December 11, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM PST
 
This holiday, our winter wonderland of joy and delight at 250 Post Street features
hundreds of enchanting items, including a bountiful collection of dogs and cats ornaments.
For those who favor furry four-legged friends (or know someone who does), you’ll find pets of every breed
rendered in mouthblown glass from Poland or clay creations handcrafted by Calliope.
Stop by to choose your favorite ornament — and we’ll personalize it for you.