Rudolf Friedmann, brought a centuries old European tradition of jewelry-making to the United States in 1948. Today the company continues to operate the family firm according to the principle of excellence in design and craftsmanship that Rudolf Friedmann was dedicated to during his lifetime. Rudolf Friedmann jewelry is crafted in 18 karat gold or platinum, garnished with exceptional quality gemstones, and produced with great skill and care by their jewelers. Their philosophy of design melds timeless elegance with evolving style:  jewelry that is fresh, but will remain a woman’s cherished companion for years.