Iconic sterling looping circles necklace by Newbury St. Boston jeweler John Lewis. Measuring 20" end to end , the large circle is 3/4" diameter. Weighing 11 grams, it is in fine original condition and signed with his JL crossed mark. Great fun to wear and looks very cool with any outfit.
Own the only one! In a USA studio this bold three piece 177 gram necklace was made by and stamped as: Mimi Dee - Sterling. The components consist of hand wrought hammered spiritual spiral silver, a fossilized ammonite specimen and modern amulet Dzi beads totaling 177 gram or 6.2 oz as postal scale weights as follows:
Dzi beads: (7) 103 grams. Cold, smooth heavy, root beer color.
vary approx 40mm x 15mm. 3 of which have 9 eyes and the other 4 have 3 eyes each...
Bold hand knotted nevada lapis necklace and removable green rutilated quartz pendant both by and signed: Mimi Dee - Sterling. Both pieces were designed and constructed in a USA studio.
Necklace: 147 grams of 18mm faceted pink and green Nevada Lapis and 8mm Ruby in Zoisite beads to yield a hand knotted 20" strand.
No cable to break! Handknotting shows care, provides fluidity and safeguards against loss of beads...
Bruce Eckhardt is the artist and designer of this gorgeous one strand salmon coral and green turquoise nugget necklace with accents of 2 sugilite and one opal bead & handmade14kt gold clasp. This measures 28 1/2"L. This variety of color and shape make this a one of a kind designer necklace.
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This wonderful 950 silver (higher quality than sterling) necklace by Eduardo Herrera calls two mind two very different images. It looks like coral as well as the cut out designs of Henri Matisse.
The links are hammered. They are 1 1/2" wide at the front and 5/8" at the back.The necklace has exactly the right amount of flexibility to make it very comfortable to wear. It is approximately 18 1/2" long; the natural curve of the necklace makes it difficult to measure precisely.
Sterling silver pendant necklace with a combination of textures. The ball has a lightly scratched surface while the elongated part is made of irregular dots. The silver ring on the cord is a nice added touch. The elongated pieces can be worn side by side or separated. It is hung on a satin cord measuring 23" long that can be adjusted to any shorter length.
Unusual long sterling silver necklace with two alternating finishes. One is a matte surface and the other is what the maker refers to as "chaotica" as it is an allover irregular pattern. The loops are deeper at one end than the other all of which contributes to its unusual look. It measures 29" long; links are 3/4" wide.
This extraordinary necklace was made by Mexican architect turned jeweler, Eduardo Herrera. It is made of oxidized 950 silver (higher quality than sterling) and tumbaga. Tumbaga is a pre-Colombian technique used in Mesoamerica and South America to create an alloy of gold with copper.
The combination of tumbaga with the blackened silver could not be more striking. Herrera's architectural background is evident in the construction of this necklace with elaborately overlapping graduated size links...
Domed and textured squares make for a beautiful necklace by Agnes Seebass. Each square is 3/4" to a side. The length of the necklace is 17". It is striking and comfortable to wear.
Absolutely stunning, unusual necklace by Mexican architect turned jeweler, Eduardo Herrera. Hammered, undulating links of 950 silver (higher silver purity than sterling) have been darkened to create a very dramatic effect. Herrera's work is currently on exhibit at the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico City. The necklace is 18" long; 2 1/2" at its widest.
Handmade silver and copper box links necklace interspersed with balls of rose quartz. Designed by Violante Ulrich in Mexico. Violante's father purchased the Spratling ranch after Spratling's death. She grew up surrounded by the designs and craftsman of the Mexican silver master.
The necklace measures 27" wearable length. Links are 5/16" wide.
Made in USA. This curls or waves motif hand hammered signed studio copper necklace pendant was designed, hand wrought, hammered by and signed with metal work maker's mark: Handmade - Mimi Dee.
Mixed metals of copper and sterling were used to make this "one of". A fancy long and short sterling chain was added to yield 18 1/4" around. Legal: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee and may not be reproduced in any manner...
Thomas Mann three-dimensional, mixed metals necklace
Sterling, brass and copper
23 1/2" long
Large central heart measures 2 1/2" long
Marked with Thomas Mann conjoined TM and DESIGN, STERLING
In a USA studio this original design of a pendant was hand hammered wrought and shaped from one piece into a heart then signed with the maker's mark of: Handmade Mimi Dee. A big beautiful 25 carat faceted rich plum 15mm amethyst, the fidelity and peace stone, was securely wired into the center as if between the two lovers facing each other...
Mena Messina sterling silver necklace
Striking modern design
Heavy and well rendered
Signed Mena Messina SS 1994
Education - The Philadelphia College of Art 1972-76
The Guggenheim Museum NYC
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Blue Streak Gallery Philadelphia PA
An original all sterling sculptural pendant hand wrought, forged in a USA studio and signed with this metal artist's mark as: Sterling - Handmade - Mimi Dee.
What makes most of this metal worker's pieces unusual is that, as in this case, one continuous piece of precious thick 14 gauge silver without cutting or soldering is used to make this "one of" piece...
Made in America. All metal is sterling silver. This substantial 75 gram sterling necklace with hand forged chain and pendant was made in USA in the modernist tradition. Every square millimeter of the thick 14 gauge handmade silver chain necklace and pendant was hand fabricated by and signed with maker's mark: Handmade - Sterling - Mimi Dee
No pre fab imported metal was used. See image 3. Additional choose: white art glass oval or Czecho Art Deco black disc...
Made in America in the modernist tradition. 2 Pc. This sculptural silver pomegranate or apple motif pendant and hand hammered V collar 2pc necklace was hand fabricated wrought by and Signed: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. Red garnets & peridot from other lands were later woven in place. Noted signature: fabricated from one piece of silver at ~1.8 Oz before adding beads. Gem wt: approx 95 Carats semiprecious gemstones. Total wt: 3.2 ounces or 92 grams...