Carl Blackburn belongs to that select group of jewelry designers whose work is showcased in both metropolitan art galleries and fine high-street stores. Born into a family of jewelers, Blackburn began his career in the late 1980′s and gradually built a devoted clientele. His iconic jewelry forged by a passion for nature, history, architecture, and fashion has been featured in dozens of fine jewelry magazines in the United States and around the world.
Carl Blackburn’s couture collections of vintage-inspired fine jewelry range from garden motif eternity bands to micro-set engagement rings, and from Edwardian style earrings and pendants to pavé diamond bracelets. Each piece reflects the Old World craftsmanship that elevated fine jewelry from the province of simple ornamentation to the realm of wearable Art. Blackburn’s skilled artisans work in both platinum and 18k gold, excelling in the time-honored traditions of hand-engraving, delicate wire filigree, and hand-milgraining.
In addition to his work as a sought-after jewelry designer, Blackburn is one of the most recognized luxury estate buyers in the United States. Leveraging his global expertise as a fine jewelry designer and manufacturer, Blackburn helps his wealthy clientele get the best possible cash payments for their fine estate jewelry, large carat diamonds, and luxury timepieces.