SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shreve & Co., the Bay Area's premier luxury retail jeweler, will display several historic pieces of Shreve craftsmanship, courtesy of the Petra and Greg Martin Collection, for limited time only. The Martins, proprietors of Martin Estate Winery, have generously lent several significant items from their personal collection for display at Shreve's San Francisco store. The display will only be available during the VIP reception this Wednesday, March 21st, from 6:30-8:30 PM, in honor of Shreve's 160th anniversary celebration.
This event is a one-time only opportunity to view these exquisite pieces. "We are so grateful to Petra and Greg Martin for allowing us to bring a piece of Shreve's history home for this momentous occasion," Shreve President Glen Ross says. "Our 160th anniversary reception is the perfect opportunity to showcase these incredible links to the past."
The historic items on display will include an impressive 1870s agate (onyx) and silver clock made by Shreve designers, depicting beautiful images of early California. Shreve will also showcase a turn of the century, sterling silver service set, including a platter, carafe and goblet, created by one of the original Shreve artisans. Lastly, on display will be a multitude of gold jewelry pieces manufactured by Shreve during the Gold Rush.
For more information on Martin Estate Winery, please visit www.martinestate.com or email [email protected]. For press inquiries regarding Shreve & Co., please contact Claudia Ross at Cross Marketing PR, at (415) 986-0342 or [email protected].
ABOUT MARTIN ESTATE WINERY
Martin Estate encompasses roughly twelve acres. Eight of these acres were planted in 1996 with 17,000 vines. Seven acres of tightly spaced Cabernet Sauvignon, Clones 4, 6 and 337 surround the winery and, at the south end of the property, one acre of Merlot. For more information, visit www.martinestate.com.
ABOUT SHREVE & CO.
Shreve & Co., formerly The Shreve Jewelry Store, was founded in San Francisco in 1852, and incorporated in1894. Shreve has since been recognized as one of the premier luxury retail jewelers in the United States, based on its quality, and wide variety of designers, diamonds, timepieces and estate jewelry. Shreve & Co. stores are located:
Shreve & Co. (San Francisco) I 200 Post St. San Francisco, CA 94108 I (415) 421-2600
Shreve & Co. (Palo Alto) I 329 Stanford Shopping Center El Camino & Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304 I (650) 327-2211
Shreve & Co. (Portland) I 640 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 I (971) 295-5555
For more information, visit www.shreve.com.
SOURCE Shreve & Co.