Forty-eight carved birds and critters are strung on red coral tube beads by Zuni Indian artist Dinah Gasper, circa 1980s. Dinah is the daughter of Edna Leki, grand-daughter of Teddy Weahkee.
Three strands are 30" plus the cones, hook and eye closure.
These detailed but small carvings by Dinah include ducks, frog, fish, tadpoles, turtles, bears, wolves, rams, and buffalo, with her signature owls in the center.
Buyer pays $25.00 for shipping and insurance.
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 copper necklace pendant was designed, hand wrought, hammered by and signed with maker's mark: HANDMADE MIMI DEE. 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...
All metal is sterling silver. In a USA studio this silver kinetic biomorphic sculptural metal work pendant was hand wrought and shaped by and signed: Sterling Handmade Mimi Dee. A 25mm beautifully carved Ametrine gemstone, ~ 25 carats, was caged in sterling silver then added as a dangle. All real, no faux here! Legal: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee...
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 form one piece into a heart then signed with the maker's mark of: Handmade Mimi Dee. A 25 carat faceted rich plum 15mm amethyst, the fidelity and peace stone, was added in the center as between the two lovers facing each other. Legal: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee...
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
Spectacular, intricate, two sided mosaic inlay necklace by San Felipe Charlene Reano. Charlene and her husband Frank began making mosaic inlay jewelry in the early 80's and Charlene's work has since been recognized with ribbons and awards at Eight Northern Pueblo Show and the Santa Fe Indian Market. This magnificent piece measures 21" end to end and is 1 5/8" at the widest point in the center...
Sterling sculptural pendant hand wrought forged in a USA studio and signed with this metal artist's mark: MIMI DEE, HANDMADE, STERLING. 1.5 ounces or 42 grams of precious materials. Legal: All images design content concept text solely owned by Mimi Dee. One continuous piece of precious thick 14 gauge silver without cutting or soldering. Meant to be worn with bypass bracelet cuff #776891; please ask for duo special pricing...
Made in America. All metal is sterling silver. This substantial 75 gram sterling necklace with hand made chain and pendant was Made in USA in the modernist tradition. Every square millimeter of the thick 14 gauge silver was hand fabricated by and signed with maker's mark: HANDMADE STERLING & MIMI DEE; completely self taught. No pre fab imported metal was used. 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...
This Made in USA daisy pendant and V collar necklace was hand hammered, hand fabricated in the modernist tradition in a USA studio entirely by a single pair of hands and signed: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. Note the 9 lobe, 10 pearl center daisy flower removable pendant is finished with pearls from other lands. Substantial at 1.4 Oz of sterling or 40 grams. LEGAL: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee...
SOLD. Made in USA. As in the modernist tradition this hand hammered handwrought copper primitive abstract man mask face fibula sculptural pin pendant and collar 2 piece were completely forged by and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE, in her USA studio. One piece, no cutting or soldering. Unilateral spring. 1.1 OZ or 31 Grams. ALL IMAGES CONTENT CONCEPT DESIGN TEXT OWNED BY MIMI DEE. Who knows, maybe this "mask" could "magically" help with arthritis!
Made in USA. As in the Modernist tradition and in a USA studio, this hand hammered figural necklace collar was completely hand fabricated by one pair of hands and signed: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. As usual the sculptural pendant is made from One piece! This metal took this metal artist on a journey not unlike same paintings which may start with one idea and end up with another...
Still made in USA: a Beautiful Butterfly gemstone cuff necklace. In the Modernist tradition all metal was hammered, forged by one set of hands, then signed: Handmade Mimi Dee, in a USA studio. Only one! All metalwork was lovingly hand fabricated by one pair of hands without the use of pre fab imported metal components for collectors of Made in USA. LEGAL: All images design concept content text solely owned by Mimi Dee. Multi gem butterfly pendant, the other one is carved Carnelian and the c...
Made in USA hammered butterfly sculpture collar necklace with ametrine, amethyst, rose quartz was hand wrought in a USA studio by and signed: MIMI DEE STERLING HANDMADE. This can be displayed as a wall hanging sculpture as many of this metalwork jewelry artist's collectors do. The butterfly is forged from one piece of silver, then fabulously delish ametrine, amethyst and rose quartz gemstones from other lands were added. Because a decision could not be reached whether to give you the hammere...