Jewelry designer Biba Schutz titled this sterling silver and gold brooch "Sliced". Schutz beautifully combines space, color and texture in her work. This pin was made in 2001. It measures 2 1/4" x 2 3/4". It can be polished to give more contrast between the metals but some would find the patina more appealing.
Many strands of silver are intricately intertwined in this ring by Mexican design firm, Tane. The initials are for Soledad Garcia, the designer who began working with Tane in 2001. The ring is size 7. It is 3/8" wide; excellent condition.
Biomorphic shaped brooch and matching earrings by Danish designer, VW Fammik. The pin measures 2 3/4" x 1 1/8" and can be worn in any direction. The clip back earrings are 1 1/4" x 5/8". Made in the 1960's; excellent condition.
Bold and chunky silver earrings by New York designer, Patricia von Musulin. Von Musulin is known for the three dimensional aspect of her work and these clip earrings are no exception. They measure 1 1/2" long and 7/8" wide; made circa 1980. Von Musulin's work is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Wonderful silver and copper earrings by modernist designer, Sam Kramer. The crescent shaped earrings have a silver ball. The tip is turned over with a copper ball making for a very three dimensional design. Measurements are 1 1/16" long x 7/8" wide; backs are clips. Made circa 1960; excellent condition.
Long 18 karat gold chain necklace with alternating smooth and textured links. The chain measures 41" long. It has a clasp so it can easily be worn either singly or doubled. The natural chunks of turquoise are richly colored. Made circa 1960; excellent condition.
Tiffany 18 karat gold twisted rope bracelet highlighted with sapphires. This unusual bracelet measures 7" long and 3/8" wide. It has a substantial weight of 61 grams. Made circa 1960; excellent condition.
This wonderful curb chain link bracelet is substantial in both size and weight. The links measure 15/16" tall and the bracelet weighs 91 grams. It is 7 1/2" long; 14 karat gold. Made circa 1960-70; excellent condition.
Simple and elegant hammered gold earrings by Elizabeth Locke. The convex ovals are surrounded by tiny gold balls. The backs are the collapsible posts and clips that Locke always uses. Measurements are 1" x 7/8"; 18 karat gold.
Brass clock by Tiffany representing one die. It is quite heavy and meant to double as a paperweight.
The clock is made of brass and has a brand new battery. It measures
1 1/2" square.
This model is no longer in production.
Eduardo Herrera's architecture background is evident in the design and execution of his jewelry. This beautifully conceived wide silver bracelet has links that look something like a spine and move like one. The links are 2 1/4" wide and are overlapped with links of a different shape going down the center. All are hammered 950 silver, higher purity than the sterling standard. It measures 7 1/8" wearable length. Herrera's work is on exhibit at the Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City ...click for details
David Webb coiled earrings of ribbed bands of hammered 18 karat gold. The center of each is highlighted with 7 small diamonds for a hint of sparkle. Measure 1 1/4" tall and 15/16" wide. Backs are clips that can be converted to posts.