Unusual 19th mourning century stick pin, featuring the portrait of a woman in black, surrounded by gilt and blue paste flourishes. Sign “EB 98”. Very good condition. Measures 2 7/8”; pin head measures 3/4”.
This 2 3/4 inch Pendant was Hand Wrought Likely from Aluminum Wire and would have had a cord connected to wear as a necklace. Both Alexander Calder and Harry Bertoia are well listed American Artists, Sculptors and Designers who at one point in their careers designed and produced a limited amount of hand made jewelry. Their jewelry is from the 1930s to 1950s and always unmarked. This piece comes direct from an old Minneapolis Estate filled with fine Modern Decorative Arts...
Poignant gold filled garnet and pearl mourning ring, inscribed on the reverse “Memory of Baby E.A.”. Some wear to gold; small piece of bezel lacking. Ring size 7 1/2.
Interesting 19th century cut steel and faux pearl brooch set in silver. The center is domed and meant to look like a large natural pearl – lovely iridescence. Long pin and c clasp. Excellent condition. Measures 3/4”.
Victorian gold filled mesh slide bracelet, the clasps set with pearls, with foxtail tassel terminals. Very good condition.
Fantastic, all original, Victorian horn earrings, in pendant form. Tops are a rayed motif; bottoms feature the initial “M”. Great condition. Measure 1 3/4” long.
Eye catching vintage Micro Mosaic Cross Pendant, made in Italy makes a fashion statement. Beautiful coloration, perfect size, brass plated metal. Measures 2" long x 1 3/8" wide. Excellent condition.
Fabulous brass Studio necklace, with organic Nude and polished stone cabachon. I believe this is the work of Carl Tasha, although it is not signed. The neckring measures appx 17.5" length and the centerpiece is 4" across and 2.75" length. Great condition.
I am very excited about this piece. It is a Handmade brass necklace by Seppo Tamminen of Finland from the early 1960s. It reflects time and interest spent in Russia studying ancient jewelry designs. The handwork is evident. It measures 11" from top of collar at clasp to bottom of drops. Across the collar it measures appx 6.5". It is hallmarked Handmade Finland and initials of ST. So I believe this is a very early individually made piece by Tamminen before hallmarks were stamped...