Hirsch M. Klusner operated the Belle Epoche jewelry shop in the seaside district of Russia. Provider of rare gems & watches, he plants a seed that will span the next five generations of his patrimony.
Fleeing to Berlin
Amidst the Bolshevik revolution, Hirsch & his son, Meir, set up shop in their new home, supplying much of the city’s fine jewelry.
With the rise of the 3rd Reich, Meir & his son Stanley carve out the pages of books & fill them with jewelry.
Meir obtains passports and embarks on a steamer trip to The New World.
the two settle in New York City and begin anew in Manhattan's jewelry district,p>
eventually passing the business to the fourth generation, Rodney Klusner.p>
Jared Klusner is born. He soon spends weekends in his father's shop, captivated by the intricacies of precious stones and their settings.
He develops an ability to spot the exotic & unique amidst the dross of metals & gems, laying the foundation for his future expertise.
Before long Jared is scouring the world for rare one-of-a-kind pieces. He specializes in eras of bygone times – 19th century Victorian, turn of the century Edwardian, French Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Retro 40s, All while honing an eye for vintage engagement rings.