A half-moon piece of agate in a molded sterling silver frame has colorations that give the impression of a mountain scene. It is strung between two chains with ribbed diamond-shaped elements. The back bears the mark of Great Falls Metal Works, a New Jersey firm that started in 1968. The necklace measures about 19 ½ inches long; the pendant drops 1 3/8 inches.
This is a transitional piece, mostly art nouveau with a foot in arts and crafts. It is nicely molded and has its original curled C-clasp, which is quite secure. The turquoise glass stone is faceted, and its blue-green shade is reminiscent of a vivid tourmaline. The pin is marked sterling and is probably American. It measures 1½ inches long by ¾ inch wide.
Very comfortable to wear — the shape of this sturdy bangle makes it easy to slide over the knuckles. The bangle was formed by bending a four-sided sterling silver rod into a square with rounded corners, joining the ends at the middle of one side. The bracelet bears the 925 mark for sterling as well as an unidentified maker’s mark. It measures about 8 inches around the inside, and 2 5/8 inches square. It fits nicely on a wrist measuring 6 ½ inches around at the wrist bone...
A hand-worked sterling pin formed in the pre-Columbian style as a snarling beast with human-like features. The eye is composed of a disc of turquoise enamel. There are slight scratches to the body, and the enamel shows some minor roughness around the edge. The back of the pin bears the partial mark of Graziella Laffi of Peru, as well as the original rollover clasp. The pin measures 2 inches long by 1 ¼ inches wide. Weight: 12.7 grams
This is a striking brooch by American modernist jewelry designer Ronald Hayes Pearson. It is an abstracted leaf design, with dramatic oxidization along the vertical edges of the pin. It measures 1 1/2 inches by 2 1/16 inches and is in great condition, with surface scratches typical for its age. It dates to the mid 1960s and is marked Pearson Sterling. International customers please contact me for shipping information.
This is a very striking and bold sterling silver and turquoise ring by noted jewelry designer Erika Hult de Corral, known as Ric. It is a substantial ring, measuring 1 inch across the top at its widest point. This ring is size 11, and marked Ric (in script), Mex 925, and TR-26, and dates probably to the late 1970s. It is in lovely condition, with a nice patina and minimal surface scratches.
This is a beautiful early Los Castillo pin or brooch, bearing the old linear mark that indicates it was made around 1942 - 1948. It is a solid, substantial piece, measuring 2 1/2 by 2 inches. The design, an elegant, abstracted vegetal form, strongly suggests the influence of Margot, who was designing for Los Castillo at this time. It is marked Los Castollo, Taxco, Sterling, Made in Mexico and 595, indicating the design number. The closure is smooth and fastens securely...
This is a graceful and highly wearable pre Eagle Mexican cutwork bracelet by H. Santana, dating probably to the late 1930s. The workmanship on the bracelet is exceptional, and examples of old Mexican cutwork of this quality are getting increasingly scarce. The bracelet is comprised of seven hinged panels with a wearable length of 6 1/2 inches. The panels are 1 1/2 long, and the bracelet has an old pin closure, which works perfectly...
A vintage Edwardian 2-3/4 x 5/8" sterling silver tie bar with a central butterfly wing decoration under glass. This pin is stamped ENGLAND on the back and it tests as sterling silver. It comes in the original satin and velvet fitted Ellis Bros. box from Toronto (later bought out by Birks). The brown gold-stamped box has one scrape on the top, and this man's fashion accessory weighs 5.3 grams...
This Ledesma set absolutely shines in the light with a golden hue. The coloration of all stones is black with no direct light on them. The stone work is masterful and the silver is silky to the hand. The earrings are one inch long and the weight is 8 grams. The necklace weighs 58 grams and has a wearability of 17.5in. Each piece in the drop is 1/2 inch long. The set is hallmarked appropriately as shown and is collector quality.
These beautiful earrings display a Taxco Mexico design. They are screwbacks, sterling silver and measure 1" x 1" x 1". The central, green chalcedony gem is bezel-set. Each earring's back is marked HECHO EN MEXICO DF 925, with a maker's mark of JP inside a rectangle. These earrings are in excellent condition.
This cool, unusual ring is a size 8.5. It is mod and simple: a sterling silver band with a "spoke" and a cultered pearl. The pearl extends just under 1/2" from the band. It is in excellent condition.
This a a beautiful, decorative pin that can also be worn as a pendant. It has a diameter of 1 1/8". The center is adorned with a bezel-set, colorful turquoise stone.
This nifty, solid charm is 3D and stands 7/8" tall. The diameter of the bottom is 3/8". It has a great likeness to the decorative bottle of the smooth, dry, red wine. It is marked (what looks like) J2 AR and 800.
This is a deeply carved vintage Mexican silver necklace and earring set with the necklace weighing 70 grams and the earrings weighing 11 grams. The necklace is 16in. long and the links for the necklace and identical matched set earrings being 1.5in. x 1in. in size. The pieces are hallmarked as shown. The clamper bracelet has sold. This is an exceptional set being of collector quality, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
Whimsical round, 3 1/2 in diameter, mirror , Made in Mexico 925 has a bevel glass on both sides. Holding i up and gazing into it is a silver naked baby figure in the style of the jeweler Ruser. SO CUTE! There is a suede case that hold it. Great condition. ca 1960
A quirky, high-topped ring set with one malachite and two tiger’s eye cabochons, with an adjustable band. The ring top rises 1 inch from the finger; it is made of sheets of sterling silver, and is hollow, so that the weight of the top doesn’t cause it to turn on the finger. It bears the Israel ‘castle’ mark, as well as the 925 mark for sterling. The band is currently just under a size 9. Gross weight: 11 grams
An architectural take on the classic modernist domed ring. A helmet-like design overlays a grainy, textured surface with a dulled finish. The band is separated for ease of sizing; it is quite thick, so probably would need professional adjustment. It is currently a size 7. Weight: 11.4 grams