All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1344326 (stock #SR22003)
Dramatic Victorian pinchbeck top and drop earrings also called day/night earrings. The drops can easily be removed and the tops worn alone. Then the drops can be return for an evenings night on the town. Pinchbeck is an alloy developed by Christopher Pinchbeck in the 18th century. It is a form of brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, mixed in proportions so that it closely resembles gold in appearance. It never tarnishes...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1344180 (stock #JB150)
A fine example of Arts and Crafts period metalwork, an acid etched brooch with a green marbled agate cabochon. Measures 3 1/8" across and 2" high. Has a 'C' clasp that holds securely. Curved for a three dimensional effect. Nice work, pretty green stone.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1930 item #1342783 (stock #aawsom004137)
A Wonderful Antique Filigree Bangle Bracelet, Vintage Art Deco with French Paste Color Change Amethyst, circa 1920. This lovely vintage bracelet is made of rhodium finished fine Art Deco Era filigree with areas of yellow gold gilt. The bangle is adorned with a large color change amethyst paste stone at center. In some artificial light the stone has a blue coloration. The stone measures about 13 x 18mm oval. The bangle opens to fit over the hand and closes securely...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1341333 (stock #JJ2182)
A vintage modernist copper and brass layered brooch by noted Mid Century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet who sometimes signed her items chenet d'haiti. This brooch, with layers of textured copper and brass measures 1 5/8" across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American jeweler who is known to have mentored the modernist jeweler, Art Smith. Her work is unique and well regarded. This brooch is in very nice condition with some minor tarnish...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1930 item #1341200 (stock #RC12067)
Period Pieces
This very sparkly stunner has 2 big paste stones (7/16”), 2 smaller ones (1/4”), and 8 small accent stones (there should be 9, but one is missing), set in white metal. The whole thing measures 2” x 9/16”. Stamped “Czechoslov” on the back, it is in overall good condition: the stones have a couple chips, and a little abrasion, but the stones are so sparkly it’s hard to spot these. The clasp is bent over a bit, but still works just fine. We believe it’s circa 1920...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1340692 (stock #JJ2112)
A fun pair of screw back earrings by Casa Maya with growling dogs in brass and copper with green enamel. Each earring measures 1 3/4" long and 1" across. Signed Maya Mexico on the back of the screw backs. Screw backs hold securely. Copper has a little wear to the patina. Mirror images so look terrific on. Very unusual!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1340273 (stock #JJ2305)
A large copper and brass cuff bracelet with and Enamel Toro, ( Bull), from Casa Maya. Bull is outlined in brass and filled in with various shades of green enamel. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 5/8" tall. In very nice condition. A little out of round. Signed Maya Mexico. Looks striking on!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1930 item #1339160 (stock #aawsom004124)
A Lovely Antique Cameo Bracelet, Vintage Victorian - Deco, Italian circa 1910-20's. This beautiful antique bracelet holds a genuine hand carved Italian shell cameo at its center. The setting is open link filigree with floral detailing composed of gold-tone antiqued metal. Overall the bracelet measures about 15/16 inches wide at the top center by about 7 1/4 inches long when clasped. This piece is estimated to date circa 1910-20's and is in lovely vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1339158 (stock #aawsom004123)
A Beautiful Antique Victorian Cameo Neo-Classic Revival, circa 1920s, Pendant with White Gold Filled Ornate Bezel. This is a hand carved Italian shell cameo with a beautiful depiction of a beautiful woman with flowers in her hair, perhaps a Roamn Goddess. The cameo is set in a beautiful ornate bezel with white gold front and brass backing. Overall the pendant measures about 1 1/4 inches long with the bail by about 7/8 inch wide. A gorgeous piece of history.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1339157 (stock #aawsom004122)
A Wonderful Antique Sapphire Paste Necklace Art Deco c.1920. This fabulous antique necklace dates to the 1920's, Art Deco Period. The necklace holds beautifully faceted light sapphire French paste stones set into an Art Deco setting. The setting has a very unique silver gilt finish that has worn to show the gold colored base which has aged to a natural deep patina over the years. Overall the necklace measures about 16 inches long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1339063 (stock #aawsom004121)
A most wonderful piece showing the height of Art Deco style is this Antique Necklace, Vintage Czech Glass in Jade Green, circa 1920 - 30's. The necklace is composed of Czech glass in Jade green in cabochon cut and round beads. The setting is classic Art Deco in design. The setting is composed of antique brass and the round portions look like they had a chrome finish that has worn over the years. There is one nick on one of the jade glass cabochons...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1338530 (stock #JJ2083)
An interesting brass pendant with a nude angel with wings, in the style of Pal Kepenyes or Carl Tasha. Pendant measures 2 3/8" across and 2 1/2" high. Brass link chain measures 16" long and closes with a hook clasp. Marked on the back with a scratched in signature that looks like it starts with an 'R' or 'P' and the second name starts with a 'K'. Also has Copyright RPK. Fine condition. Great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1940 item #1338378
A host of objects evoke eras and they're delightful, but when an item evokes a particular moment in history, it's incredibly exciting to me. It's like a time machine! Climb aboard this early modernist brooch and you're in 1930 -- or at least the immediate neighborhood...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1337782 (stock #3572)
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Art Smith modernist copper brooch


4 3/8" x 1 3/8" at widest point

Weight - 35 grams

Marked Art Smith in script on verso

Excellent vintage condition with original oxidation

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1337242 (stock #aawsom004101)
A Gorgeous Antique Czech Jet Black Paste Ring, Vintage Art Deco - Victorian, circa 1910-30s. This wonderful ring holds a collection of faceted jet black paste stones at its center with a beautiful facets that catch the light. The setting is Czech filigree design and has an split expansion style shank in the back that is slightly adjustable in size. Overall the ring measures about 7/8 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1980 item #1337226 (stock #aawsom004099)
A Gorgeous Camphor Glass Crystal Pendant Necklace, Vintage Art Deco. This beautiful piece has beautiful detailed framing, vintage Art Deco camphor glass, and a faceted crystal at its center. The necklace is silver tone and measures about 18 inches long. The pendant portion is about 2 5/16 inches long by about 1 inch wide. This piece is in beautiful vintage condition without damage to the etched camphor glass, which makes this a rare find.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1337101 (stock #JJ2181)
A pair of acid etched brass Arts and Crafts period brooches by Marshall Field & Co. Chicago. Larger brooch measures 3 3/8" long and 1 1/2" high. Marked on the back 'Made in Our Craft Shop, Marshall Field & Co.' Smaller brooch measures 2 1/2" across and 2" high. These brooches came together. The smaller one is not marked. Both brooches have 'C' clasps that hold securely. May be purchased as a set or individually.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1920 item #1336154 (stock #aawsom004090)
A Wonderful Antique Victorian Citrine Glass Necklace, Art Deco Czech circa 1920. This beautiful antique necklace holds a rich faceted citrine glass stone and faceted citrine colored crystals. The pendant portion is about 4 1/4 inches long by about 1 3/8 inches wide and overall the necklace is about 30 inches long. The piece is from the late Victorian to Art Deco Era, circa 1920. It is most likely Czech in origin. A beautiful antique piece in lovely vintage condition with original clasp.