All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1087435 (stock #JQHH)
Unique 19th century sautoir, comprising a chain of alternating links of white and dyed red horsehair. Light and strong, this is very wearable. Accompanying note reads: “This necklace is very old made out of horse hair”. Excellent condition. Measures 45 1/2”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1087417 (stock #J1565)
These delicate miniature scissors are almost exact replicas of the Victorian sewing scissors popular at the time. They are formed as a bird with engraved feathers; the joint screw serves as the bird’s eye. The charm is made of a white metal with a light gilding. The scissors measure 1 ½ inches long by 5/8 inch wide at the looped handles. They are unmarked.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1087143 (stock #J1608 )
This impressive copper cuff features a pre-Columbian face surrounded by two levels of hand-applied copper wirework. The round plaques supporting the central design, as well as the cuff band, have crimped edges. The band exhibits a textured surface and has retained its original shape. The entire bracelet appears to have been hardly worn, though does show some minor oxidation or light coloration from the construction process. Overall, the cuff has the deep brownish color of old copper...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1087110 (stock #J1615)
This aluminum cuff has repoussé work of raised pinecones on a branch, with what appear to be engraved pine needles and outlines. The outside looks like it has been lacquered to preserve the highly polished finish, although there is some oxidation to the surface. There are minor scratches that look like tool marks, and one vertical scratch just to one side of the pinecones (see Photo #3). It is marked Floricraft at the inside edge...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1086356 (stock #JVMC)
Wonderful 19th century vulcanite mourning cuff, featuring a large panel of a sheaf of wheat and a bouquet of flowers. Excellent condition; mild discoloration from light exposure, probably. Measures 2 1/ 2” wide and 1 7/8” deep.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1086349 (stock #JBOCSA)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1086263 (stock #JEFPA)
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”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1086257 (stock #JQPEN)
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”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1084917 (stock #2527)
Auerbach & Maffia
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Art Smith Modernist copper and brass cuff bracelet

1950

Entitled - Criss Cross

Interior circumference 6 1/2"

Back opening 1 1/8"

2" tall

In untouched vintage condition retaining original patinas

Marked Art Smith

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1083760
Reyne Gallery
$125.00
A beautiful modern design necklace by Finnish artist, Pentti Sarpaneva. The pendant measures 3.51 inches in length and is made in bronze.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1083129 (stock #aa52041)
Swiss watch by Ilona featuring two faces. In working condition.


Ilona

Leather and Metal

c. 1970

Excellent Original Condition



All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1082631 (stock #JPHSH)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1082627 (stock #JLLTO)
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1082622
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1082608 (stock #JLLCR)
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1082080 (stock #2608)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1080703
Reyne Gallery
$95.00
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!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1080092 (stock #J1558)
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.