Elegant late 19th century cut steel shoe buckles marked “L W Paris”. Bar back. Cut steel jewelry was meant to simulate diamonds; the “stones” were faceted polished steel. Each “stone” had a post in the back which was inserted into a metal base to form a multitude of designs. These buckles are very nicely made; with cut steel, the more facets the better, and these studs have twelve...
Very Very pretty pin Victorian painted pin on onyx, featuring two birds in a bird bath, surrounded by flowers. Lovely bright colors. Very good condition. Measures 2” by 1 5/8”. , surrounded by flowers. Lovely bright colors. Very good condition. Measures 2” by 1 5/8”.
Very cool antique penannular stick pin set with three pearls and a central pink paste stone. Measures 2 1/8”; pin head measures 7/8”.
Brass + Copper
Very Good Condition with Some Staining to the Strap
Art Smith Modernist copper and brass cuff bracelet
Entitled - Criss Cross
Interior circumference 6 1/2"
Back opening 1 1/8"
In untouched vintage condition retaining original patinas
Marked Art Smith
A beautiful modern design necklace by Finnish artist, Pentti Sarpaneva.
The pendant measures 3.51 inches in length and is made in bronze.
Swiss watch by Ilona featuring two faces. In working condition.
Leather and Metal
Excellent Original Condition
Amazing antique shakudo parure, comprising a necklace, earrings and ring. Shakudo is the Japanese art of mixed metals, originally used to decorate weapons and armor. When Samurai warriors were banned in the third quarter of the 19th century, artisans turned to jewelry and other objets d’art. Shakudo motifs often depict birds and flowers and this set is a perfect design example. The ring features two birds amid blossoms under a moon half-covered with clouds...
19th century pique demi parure comprising a pendant on a woven hair chain and a pair of dainty articulated earrings. Hair chain features a floral slide. Good condition; one pique leaf missing from pendant and left vine from one earring. Pendant measures 1 1/2”; chain is 36”; earring are 1 1/4” from hook to tip.
Classic Victorian gilt cameo locket and ornate chain with floral links. The locket a cameo of a woman in classical dress and is surrounded by beaded and twisted decorative borders. It opens to reveal two glass compartments with curls of hair; the left is laid on blue fabric, the right on pink – certainly the locks of a son and a daughter! The chain is wonderful: with rose gold-colored flowers over stylized leaves and stems, alternating with circular discs. Great condition...
Ornate 19th century vulcanite mourning cross, featuring a profusion of roses and other blossoms. Brass chatelaine hook riveted to reverse. Good condition; a few chips to edges of flora at bottom right. Measures 3 5/8” including hook.
Cut steel earrings in their original form and in excellent condition, are so difficult to find. These are designed with a top cut steel cluster, attached to a faceted steel bale, which connects to a very detailed, beautiful flower. The central flower is surrounded by a circle of cut steel, which not only frames it, but adds an illusion of movement. Each faceted piece of steel is connected to a metal backplate with a rivet. This is very time consuming work done entirely by hand...
A good luck piece for any modern collection. Made by Finnish designer, Kalevala Koru.
Measuring 1.95 inches wide.
Marked: Made in Finland and KK (Kalevala koru logo )
Made in Bronze!
This exotic die-struck copper pin by Francisco Rebajes represents the Tragedy mask. It is pictured in Burkholz and Kaplan’s 1992 book on copper jewelry with its companion Comedy mask pin (p. 59). The pin has a secure rollover clasp and pin stem that may have been re-soldered. It measures 1 ¾ inches long by 1 1/8 inches wide.
This unusual chain forms a long, Y-shaped necklace decorated with pierced balls. There is a swivel clasp at the end. The brass is coated in a dark patination, to produce a look similar to gunmetal. It is unmarked, but the openwork balls read European. The chain drops 29 inches, from the neck to the clasp.
Pectoral cross with crucifix in wood and plated brass on hide thong with horn beads. Measures 5 3/8" tall by 2 1/2" wide. Circa 1920's.
A beautiful modern bronze necklace and pendant. The pendant measures 1.56 x 1.17 inches. Unsigned.
The chain measures 27 inches long.
This bracelet is important because the enamel colors are phosphorescent and glow with an unusual depth. It looks like a Renoir/Matisse, but is not marked. It features 5 links with greenish yellow, pink, and aqua blue on a black background. The jump rings are brass and connect each link in two places. The back is also enameled, which gives it a very finished look. The copper links are very good vintage condition and the clasp is strong...