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Petite 'Moi & Toi ' Art Deco Ring by E. W. Reynolds
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All shipments are insured for the full value of the package and require a signature upon delivery. Our insurance requires that someone must be at your address to sign for the package on the delivery date. If there is any deviation from these delivery guidelines, there is no insurance coverage. Your package will be sealed with clear tape over the top of the box and around the flap closures. Please closely examine the package upon receipt. If there appears to be any sign of tampering, do not accept the package and contact us immediately. Orders that are placed after 3 pm Friday through Sunday can be shipped at the earliest on the following Monday. We only ship Monday through Thursday for Priority Overnight shipping, however, Saturday delivery is available upon request for an additional $20. Since a signature is required, we always contact you prior to shipping to confirm that you will be available to receive the package. Once the item is shipped, you will receive an email from Lang or FedEx. Please make sure to check that your package hasn't been tampered with prior to accepting delivery. If you find that something has been opened DO NOT accept the package and please contact us immediately.
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Instructions for Internet Return-Free return shipping!
You have 10 days from the time your package arrives to return your item for a full refund. All returned jewelry items must be in the same condition as was sent to you. No jewelry will be accepted for return if it is damaged, altered or worn.
Please contact us at 415-982-2213 or 1-800-924-2213 to arrange for your return. We will email you a prepaid FedEx label for you to return your purchase. Please package the jewelry securely so it does not move around in transit. Use a medium FedEx priority box if available and tape the outer flaps of the box for security purposes. When dropping off the return with FedEx, you must obtain a receipt from FedEx.
Once the item is received, we will check the condition of the item and issue a refund, less any sizing charges if applicable, within 3 days of receipt. If you have any questions regarding these procedures please contact us.
ABOUT THIS RING
A daring early Art Deco twin-stone ring, sometimes referred to as a 'Moi et Toi ' ring, crafted in two-tone gold, featuring a bright white pair of European-cut diamonds, together weighing .60 carat, sparking from within a lovely, elaborately detailed oval frame. Produced by E. W . Reynolds Company of Los Angeles, CA - circa 1920s. Currently ring size 8.
From the L. A Herald, circa1905:
Among the pioneer wholesale dealers of Southern California E. W. Reynolds is the proprietor of an establishment that ranks foremost in the southwest as a wholesale supply house for the jewelry and optical trade. Founded seventeen years ago when the local market for his goods was small, the business of Mr. Reynolds, through his enterprise and progressiveness, has steadily Increased until it now requires a force of twenty-five employees, including three traveling salesmen. His establishment Is located at 212 South Spring street, and is divided Into three branches, the material department carrying a very complete line of watchmakers' and jewelers' tools, supplies and findings; the jewelry department carrying a large stock of diamonds, watches, silverware, clocks and novelties; and the optical department, the largest line of optical goods In the southwest, including imported field and opera glasses, opticians' outfits and supplies, etc.. as well as handling optical prescription work strictly for the trade. The territory supplied by Mr. Reynolds reaches from San Francisco to Mexico and as far cast- as Texas, and the steady growth of his business affords an apt Illustration of the attractiveness of this city as a wholesale market, not alone for the necessaries of life but for anything in the line of luxuries that may be handled by our merchants. Jewelry manufacturers and dealers are numerous In Los Angeles and throughout the country, yet through Mr. Reynolds' splendid enterprise hfi has made this an important element of wholesale trade, and is one of the few really wholesale houses ...