Gladys and Charles Mumford, a large and substantial Arts and Crafts synthetic ruby set silver brooch, English, circa 1955, unmarked, the rectangular cut stone measuring approximately 13.5 mm by 11 mm, overall length 7.2 cm SOLD
Gladys and Charles Mumford had their workshop and retail outlet in Falmouth, Cornwall. Having moved there from the Midlands after spending a vacation there and falling in love with the area. They had previously worked for the silversmiths Winifred King & Co in Coventry. Gladys and Charles also sold their jewellery on board the Queen Elizabeth II liner. The work of Gladys and Charles Mumford was rarely, if ever, marked.