A hand hammered sterling silver Trillium flower brooch by Canadian silversmith, Andrew Fussell for the Zonta convention 1960. With leaves alternating between hammered and smooth, this brooch has an Arts and Crafts feel. Fussell was a founding member of the Toronto Metal Arts Guild. Measures 1 5/8" across and 1 7/8" down. Marked Zonta, Toronto, 1960, Sterling, Fussell and the Canadian Hallmark for Sterling. Rollover safety clasp holds tightly. Warm patina and nicely made...
Handsome Modernist Finnish sterling silver ring. Rare and early work .
Signed "A. MINKKINEN Made in Finland" and with Finnish Sterling hallmarks corresponding to 1974 (V7).
Excellent vintage condition.
1" by 3/4"
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver and amethyst cabochon screw back earrings signed MR for Melecio Rodriguez who worked for Sigi and Margot. These earrings measure 1" long and 7/8" across. Signed MR Taxco 925 Mexico and Eagle 3. Screw backs work fine. Some minor surface scratches. Well made and very cool design!
A striking silver and turquoise Concha Belt. Made up of 10 conchas, each 2" across with various turquoise cabochons. Belt measures 36" long. Could be adjusted by hooking the closure more towards the center. Unmarked and untested, but appears to be high quality silver. Very nice condition and quite heavy. Unusual design.
This silver brooch by Matl (Matilde Poulat) incorporating amethyst, turqoise and coral is one of her classic designs. It measures 2 1/2" long and 1 3/4" wide. It was made circa 1950's; excellent condition.
This fine set is made of 950 silver. The brooch measures 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". It has a nice, engraved scene (as do the earrings). The brooch has a trombone catch and is marked SILVER 950. The matching earrings are screwback and marked SILVER 950, as well. The top of the screwbacks are marked SILVER with a hallmark of an A.
An acid etched bar pin from Carence Crafters of Chicago. Signed on the back with the intertwined C's. Has a geometric design around the stylized 'C of E' which may stand for The College of Emporia. In German Silver or pewter this brooch measures 1 3/4" long and 3/4" wide. Has a 'c' clasp. Minor surface scratches. Great Arts and Crafts design!
A pair of vintage Mexican silver screw back dangle earrings. Look like half moons and suns with three dangles. Marked Mexico Silver on the back of the screw backs. Measure 2" from top to bottom and 3/4 across. Screw backs hold tightly. Nice condition, new owner may choose to polish. Probably pre eagle. Look great on, move when you walk!
An unusual, heavy silver bracelet made up of three panels depicting a figure holding a rough cut green stone. Has Four connecting sections of 6 links between each panel. Measures 7 3/4" long so good for a wrist 7 1/2". Has a fold over clasp that snaps tightly. Marked 0850 or 0950 on the clasp. Very hard to read. In very nice condition, new owner may choose to polish. Feels great on!
Salvador Teran was a designer of note that came out of the Spratling Mexican silver era. Here we have one if his creations that is so simplistic it is timeless. The clean straight lines stand out and the V slightly perks off the chest. Wonderful with a business suit or dress. This piece is 15 inches in wearable length but also is included with this is a custom extender that makes it 17.75in. which is well executed in itself...
This neat bracelet has a curved design and is adjustable. It consists of bands of silver, copper and brass. It measures 1/2" wide. It is marked MEXICO.
This Native American ring measures 1 1/4" x 5/8". It is oval shaped and slightly convex. The center is adorned with sawtooth, bezel-set stones within a raised oval. It is a size 6.5. It is in excellent condition.
This cool ring is a size 6. It has a mod design in sterling silver. The sterling silver setting "grabs" the amorphous orange stone. It is topped off by a small, prong set amethyst. It is marked STERLING. It has a good heft and is in excellent condition. FREE US STANDARD S/H
This Norma jelly belly sterling duck with umbrella is 1 3/4" x 1". It is hallmarked Norma and sterling. He has a red rhinestone eye. Lucite jelly bellies were copied from figurals originally done in gold and rock crystal.
Tribute to America Costume Jewelry, by Brunialti, on p. 143. Circa 1944-1945. Excellent vintage condition.
A vintage pair of sterling silver with white enamel basse taille clip earrings by David Andersen. Silver has a leaf pattern under the enamel. Measure 7/8" long and 1/2" wide. Clips marked with the D-A, Scales, Sterling, Norway and the 'W' marked for the designer Willy Winnaess. In very nice condition. Clips hold tightly. Back of clips are marked Metall. Classic design. Circa 1950's.
A very cool vintage modernist neck ring by Erik Dennung circa 1970s. Has an organic pendant with a raw amethyst colored crystal. Measures approximately 11 " around with a 3 1/2" opening. Pendant drops 2 1/2" and is 1 1/2" across. Marked Erik Dennung Made in Denmark. In good condition, has some minor surface scratches and tarnish to the plating. Looks great on. Would be better for an average to slim neck.
A whimsical sterling silver brooch depicting a man playing the maracas by Los Castillo. Marked Made in Mexico, Los Castillo Taxco around Eagle 15, and design # 102. Measures 2" across and 1 7/8" tall. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Very nice condition, some minor scratches to the surface and tarnish. A tiny ding to the top of the higher maraca. Can't be seen from the front. Great modernist design!
This sterling, Mexican fish pendant measures 2 1/4" x 5/8". It has an azurmalachite eye and is finely crafted with its onyx center. It is encased in sterling silver. The back it hallmarked MEXICO with the assay mark with 1 in the middle, TAXCO 925 MEXICO. It is in excellent condition. FREE US STANDARD S/H