An oval turquoise, with matrix, is flanked by decorative oak leaves and vines at the shoulders of this sterling ring. The turquoise is bezel-mounted, and very secure. The band shows some evidence of having been sized, and is marked sterling. There is no maker’s mark; the ring is possibly Native American. It is just over a size 11.
This simple sterling silver band ring features a clever ‘pouch’ setting in which the 5-mm pearl seems to be resting (it is actually secured by an adhesive). There is no maker’s mark, just a 925 to indicate sterling. The band measures 3/8 inch at its most narrow, and about ¼ inch at its widest. The ring is just under a size 8. Gross weight: 4.4 grams
These sterling silver butterfly earrings are delicate in look, complex in design. The reticulated scrollwork on the butterflies’ wings and bodies contrast with undecorated curled elements. The earrings look hardly worn and exhibit a nice patina. They have gold posts and clutches. The Alice Caviness mark is on the back, as well as the marks for sterling and Germany. Each earring measures 7/8 inch wide by 7/8 inch long. Weight (without clutches): 3.9 grams total
A dramatic sterling silver ring featuring an abstract design of short, vertical rods and beading, interspersed with three cabochon stones. The sides have a bark-like texture. Two of the stones could be tourmalines, the third, some sort of quartz. The inner band exhibits the mark of Valdres Sölvsmie & Keramaikkverks.AS of Heggenes, Norway; this mark was registered in 1990, but the company has been in production since 1964...
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...
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 pearl. The pearl extends just under 1/2" from the band. It is in excellent condition. FREE US STANDARD S/H
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!