A Wonderful Antique Star Sapphire Filigree Necklace, Art Deco circa 1920's. This beautiful antique necklace holds a simulated star sapphire cabochon at center with faceted blue sapphire paste stones as well. The setting is wonderful Art Deco period filigree openwork in silver over brass with an aged patina. The center is about 1 inch long. Overall the necklace is about 13 3/4 inches long. One could add more chain in the back if one wanted it longer...
These great clipback earrings measure 1" x 1". They are in gold tone with a ridged design with overlapping shapes. The clipbacks / earclips are marked bergere. They are c. 1960's and are in excellent condition. They also have good heft.
This very sparkly stunner has 2 big paste stones (7/16”), 2 smaller ones (1/4”), and 8 small accent stones (there should be 9, but one is missing), set in white metal. The whole thing measures 2” x 9/16”. Stamped “Czechoslov” on the back, it is in overall good condition: the stones have a couple chips, and a little abrasion, but the stones are so sparkly it’s hard to spot these. The clasp is bent over a bit, but still works just fine. We believe it’s circa 1920...
Extremely cute vintage Scotty Dog Key ring out of silver plate metal. The dog is reverse painted.
3" long by 1 1/4" wide
A Wonderful Vintage Agate Quartz Crystal Necklace Antique Filigree Necklace, Retro Victorian Feel, circa 1960. This beautiful estate pendant holds a fascinating piece of agate quartz crystal that has been polished in a cabochon cut. The setting has filigree detailing in yellow gold tone, which gives it an antique Victorian feel. The pendant measures about 1 1/4 inches long with bail by about 7/8 inch wide from side to side...
A Wonderful Antique Garnet Ring, Vintage Victorian Art Deco Estate, circa 1920. This beautiful antique ring holds a garnet at center measuring about 8 x 10mm. The garnet is faceted to catch the light and has overall wear from years of existence. The setting has beautiful antique details on the sides and is composed of brass and rhodium with some of the brass now showing with the rhodium giving it that romantic antique look you only find in pieces that are decades old...
A Wonderful Antique Victorian Citrine Paste Necklace - Art Nouveau. This piece consists of a late Victorian Era pendant with Art Nouveau detailing of flowers set with faceted citrine paste stones. The pendant hangs from the link chain as shown measuring about 24 inches long. The chain closes with a new lobster style clasp, so it is secure.
A Wonderful Antique Sapphire Paste Necklace Victorian - Art Deco, circa 1920. This gorgeous piece holds vibrant faceted sapphire french paste stones set into an ornate filigree openwork setting. The pendant is substantial and measures about 2 3/8 inches long by about 1 5/8 inches wide. It is suspended on the chain as shown measuring about 24 inches in length. This piece dates to about 1920, late Victorian to Art Deco Era and is in lovely vintage condition.
A vintage Art Deco rhodium plated cut crystal and filigree choker length necklace c1930. This necklace has a spring-ring catch, it measures 14" long, and it has a central 1-3/8" x 3/4" drop and round and rectangular claw-set open backed crystal stones. It is unsigned, and this necklace is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
A Wonderful Antique Lapis Pearl Ring Vintage Victorian Art Deco, circa 1940's. This beautiful estate ring holds a vibrant lapis glass stone at center set with a genuine Japanese akoya pearl at center. There are glass seed pearls surrounding the central design. The setting is yellow gold gilt and has Victorian - Art Deco style detailing. Overall the ring measures about 3/4 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side...
A Wonderful Antique Ruby French Paste Ring, Victorian Art Deco Retro, circa 1920's. This beautiful antique ring holds a simulated cabochon pink ruby at center and is surrounded by faceted ruby and clear French paste stones. The setting has wonderful details of flowers and leaves on the sides. The setting is antique gold washed with nice vintage patina. Overall the ring measures about 3/4 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side...
Xavier Gonzalez (1898-1993)
Spanish American Painter and sculptor
Whitney Museum of American Art
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gonzalez hand crafted this necklace for his wife and fellow artist, Ethel Edwards
The necklace comes from a collection of Gonzalez's jewelry donated by the artist and his wife to the Art Student's League, NY, where he taught sculpture for many years
A Wonderful Antique Aquamarine Paste Gold Gilt Pendant Necklace Victorian Revival Period, circa 1930's. This beautiful estate necklace holds an antique faceted aquamarine French paste stone at center. It is beautifully set in an ornate antique Victorian revival period setting composed of gold gilt. The piece comes with the vintage chain as shown that measures about 24 inches long. The pendant portion measures about 1 3/8 inches long with bail by about 1 inch wide from side to side...
ARTS & CRAFTS SASH PIN
Here's a wonderful pin from the Arts & Crafts/Art Nouveau era. Lovely hammered detail in the brass work with a central amber colored faceted bezel set stone. Has the original open C clasp and is in working order.
Measurements: 2 7/8" x 1 7/8"
Would make a wonderful addition to an Arts & Crafts or Art Nouveau jewelry collection.
A vintage Cufflinks and Tie bar set by Winifred Mason Chenet who signed her work Chenet D'Haiti. Mason was important in the Modernist Art Jewelry movement in NYC and mentored the renowned Art Smith...
Vintage seven pieces of baltic amber consist from pair of earrings, two brooches, two pendant, one loss stone total weigh-67gram, true amber-floated in salty water.
Carl Tasha modernist brass belt buckle
Signed and numbered on tail fin
Very good vintage condition
Measurements: 1" x 1 1/4" - WEIGHT: 8.2 grams
E.I.F. & Co. - an early Attleboro, Massachusetts Jewelry Manufacturing Co.
The metal surround is of pinchbeck; pearls are cultured. The lovely golden rope surround holds the painting and its crystal cover. Open "c" catch closure.
I believe that the small loop on the back of the brooch was used to attach a chain for a lapel watch.
The finely detailed painting was done with oil paints. Without taking the painting out of its bezel, I was un...