A San Francisco Original
Founded in 1852, Shreve & Co. was the among the first jewelers in California. Four years after the Gold Rush, George Coates Shreve
and his nephew Samuel Shreve traveled from New York to California to open this family-owned shop that featured fancy
European goods and California-crafted jewelry. Silver was plentiful, and the Shreves began creating trendsetting
"must-haves" from high quality silver.
By the late nineteenth century, the quiet elegance of the store, the attention to detail in craftsmanship and the commitment
to service made Shreve & Co. the jewelry store for the Bay Area’s most affluent clientele.
In March of 1906, the company relocated to a new earthquake-proof building at the corner of San Francisco’s Post and
Jewelers Since 1852
Shreve & Co. is a jewelry destination 160 years in the making. As curators of modern luxury, the experience you
will find at Shreve & Co. is one of discovery and delight. Here longitude and latitude create the rarest of
intersections—where art and science, technology and beauty converge in a highly engineered timepiece or the precision
cut of a perfect diamond. Shreve & Co. is where more than 50 jewelry designers and watchmakers have been collected
so that you might explore their craftsmanship.