Tailored Mauboussin gold earrings with a touch of bling. Post backs; circa 1970. Accompanied by Mauboussin box (missing earring insert) and certificate of authenticity. Excellent condition; probably 1970's.
Measurements are 3/4" tall and 3/8" wide.
Octagonal shaped enamel picture frame by Cartier. The blue enamel is a brilliant cobalt color. Has original beveled glass. Measures 3 1/2" tall and 2 5/8" wide.
Very good condition. Missing one of the flippers on the back but the velvet backing is still very secure. Visible in thumbnail photo.
Pendant necklace by Agness Seebass incorporating ancient and contemporary. The two green beads are ancient Mayan jade, probably used originally on a necklace some 1000 years ago. They blend perfectly with the modern hard edges of the square pendant. The pendant is 1 1/4" square.
This handsome, sterling and sodalite cuff bracelet can be worn equally well by a man or woman. Graduated size oval stones are framed by triangular bands of silver. Hammer marks on the inside are evidence that it is totally hand fabricated. It measures 1 1/4" wide; inside diameter is 2 1/2" with an opening 1 1/16". The size can be modified a bit, either larger or smaller.
Convex, oval beads are known by Agnes Seebass as her coffee bean design. The are done in the soft, hammered finish often seen in her work. Seebass is a German jeweler currently working in Mexico. Each bead measures 3/4" x 1/2. The necklace is 16 1/2" long.
Sterling silver shot glass by Webster. Across the top is the inscription "Only a Thimble Full". Beautifully hand hammered. Measures 2 3/16" tall and 1 3/4" wide across the top. Excellent condition; circa 1910. Perfect for a quilter at the end of a long day.
These Sailboat cufflinks are most unusual for Mexican designer, Antonio Pineda. Streamlined design wonderfully conveys the boat and the wavy water.
Very good condition. Small enamel loss in one visible in photos. Measurements are 13/16" square.
Made circa 1960.
Great, whimsical ring by Mexico's most esteemed design house, Tane. The silver ring consists of 6 bands that are soldered together. Seventeen loose circles are attached to the top. The ring is size 6; excellent condition. Made 1970's or 80's.
Wonderful, early ring by Mexican designer Matilde Poulat who worked under the name Matl. The ring beautifully combines amethyst with turquoise, as is often seen in her work. In addition, she utilized the entire sides and shank as part of the ornate silver design. The ring is size 7 1/2; made in the 1950's.
This traditional design by Matilde Poulat (who designed under the name Matl) has the unusual benefit of being both a pendant and a brooch. It combines turquoise and coral, as her work often did. Measurements are 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" wide; condition is excellent. Made in Mexico; circa 1950.
Unusual modernist design pendant or brooch made in Italy for Van Cleef and Arpels. The back has a foldable loop to be worn as a pendant. As a pin, it is hidden and can be worn either vertically or horizontally. It is the ultimate in cubist form. Measurements, as a brooch are 2 1/16" long and 1 1/16" wide.
Very stylish ebony bracelet inlaid with several sizes of silver dots. Made by silver master, William Spratling in the 1960's. Measures 1 3/8" at its widest. Fits a small/ medium wrist. Another, larger example is also available; please inquire.
Eighteen karat gold flower earrings by Tiffany and Co. Each earring is centered with a domed lapis lazuli. Backs are clips that can be converted to posts. Earrings are 1" in diameter. Excellent condition.