Wonderful, rare 950 silver cuff with 2 intricately carved citrines by Roberto or Haroldo Burle Marx in the "forma livre" (free form) style that they created. These Brazilian brothers were particularly known for their use of large gemstones, often fashioned by carving or tumbling rather than being faceted. These stones pop on the Modernist, industrial design of the base of the bracelet and fit perfectly into the opening of the two squares...
Wonderful hand hammered sterling bracelet dated 1970 by Newbury St. Boston, MA jeweler John Lewis. This piece opens with a firm push on one side and then clicks back to closure. Measuring 7 1/4" around closed in the inside, it is 1 5/8" wide and weighs a solid 80 grams. Fine original condition and signed and dated as shown. Great, edgy design.
A Gorgeous Vintage Amethyst Heart Ring Designer Signed Wedding Engagement Estate, by Judith Ripka. The beautiful estate ring holds a beautifully faceted amethyst gemstone at center measuring about 9 x 10mm. The setting is sterling silver and signed Judith Ripka. Overall the ring measures about 9/16 inch long by about 7/8 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 6 1/4 (could be resized by your jeweler or ask me about using mine before shipping)...
Modernist studio piece by Frank (Francisco) Rebajes.
Copper and Sterling silver design with four rectangular arched half silver and half copper plaques.
Signed with the script mark: "Rebajes", also marked "Sterling".
Rebajes was one of the first modernist jewelry designers in New York's Greenwich Village.
7.25" H X 1.25" W
A Wonderful Antique Mikimoto Style Pearl Necklace Pendant Heart Shape, Japanese Akoya in Sterling Silver, circa 1950. This beautiful antique vintage pearl pendant is styled a lot like that of Mikimoto pearl pieces and has a similar quality with a gorgeous pearl and hand etched sterling silver. The pendant measures about 3/4 inch long with bail by about 5/8 inch wide from side to side. The pearl is about 6.5 to 7mm in diameter...
A Jay Flex sterling silver white rhinestones flower pin brooch circa 1950s by Jayflex. This vintage 2-3/8 x 1-1/16" pin has amazing flash from the large white claw-set rhinestones. The pin has a safety clasp, it weighs 6.8 grams and it is signed JAYFLEX STERLING. This brooch is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than the slight yellowing of the larger marquise stone...
Beautiful sterling concha belt by Frank Patania Sr. There are 7 stamped and chiseled oval conchas each measuring 3 1/8" by 2 1/2" and a stunning rectangular repousse buckle with chiseling , matching that on the conchas, measuring 4" by 3 1/8". On the reverse, the loops that hold the conchas and buckle are made of copper. The brown leather belt itself is 39" end to end and 1" wide...
A big, bold, magnificent sterling and spider webbed turquoise bracelet by Frank Patania Sr. The 7 saw tooth bezel set turquoise pop as the center focus of the cuff. Measuring 5 1/2" end to end plus an additional 1 1/2" opening, it is 2" wide and weighs an impressive 110 grams. There are no chips or cracks to the stones. The bracelet is in fine original condition and signed as shown. Frank Patania Sr. came to Santa Fe, N.M. from Italy and opened The Thunderbird Shop in 1927...
This sterling silver pendant necklace by Cartier is as attractive as it is useful. It is a perfume bottle on a 24 inch silver chain. There is a small design on the neck of the bottle. It is in excellent condition. The bottle measures 1 3/16 inches from the base to the top of the cap.
Marked Cartier and Sterling on the bottom of the base.
A Stunning Pair of Antique Pearl Earrings, Vintage Sterling Silver, circa 1930's. These lovely pearl earrings are composed of high quality Japanese Akoya pearls, similar to the quality of Mikimoto pearls. The pearls range from about 4.5mm to 6mm in diameter. The settings are Japanese sterling silver, marked for sterling. The earrings have screw backings that can be worn on any ear. Each earring measures about 3/4 inch long by about 7/16 inch wide...
A sterling silver handmade neck ring made of two sterling wires, one smooth and one twisted. Lightly hammered in parts. Hook closure. Measures about 15 1/2" around. Signed 925 and with a maker's mark that we don't recognize. Lays nicely on the neck. Great studio piece.
A sterling silver brooch in a bow design by Joan Polsdorfer, who signed her work JoPoL, and was the first American designer to work for Georg Jensen, USA. She also sold her work directly to high end retail outlets. Brooch measures 1 7/8" across and 5/8" high. Marked on the back JoPoL, Sterling and design number 796. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Warm patina. Quality piece.
A Gorgeous Vintage Australian Opal Ring Set in sterling silver. This incredible genuine Australian Opal ring came from a fine estate collection. The natural colors of the opals are intense. The setting is composed of 925 fine sterling silver. Overall the ring is about just under 1/2 inch long by about 7/8 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 10 (could be resized a bit...
Ca1940 A study cable bracelet with rope twist design marked LP sterling. The large heart charm is inscribed(TTB?) and marked LaPaglia Designed International Sterling.The bracelet is 8"x 1/2" ; the charm 1 -1/2" x 1 -1/4".Weight 2.1 ozs.
From his early works, this heavily repoussed sterling bracelet is by Guglielmo Cini, who emigrated to Boston in 1922 from Italy, and set up his own workshop, creating works for Gorham and other makers of fine silver jewelry. This piece is marked "G. Cini" and "Black Starr & Gorham Sterling by Cini".
It measures 7 1/4" x 1 1/4" and is nice heavy weight, with deep repousee and fine details. Each link is comprised of leaves berries, and a blossom, all in high relief. In excellent condition, it is...
Stunning and bold, vintage sterling link necklace with large toggle by Robert Lee Morris. Acquired from the original owner who purchased it in the late 70's from Morris' Soho Store, this necklace measures 18" end to end. The links are 1/2" wide and the toggle is 1 1/4" diameter. Weighing 165 grams, it is in fine original condition and signed as shown. This necklace is currently offered on the Robert Lee Morris website for $1995. It is wonderful.
Stunning signed sterling silver ring with a bold bezel set 23mm X 10mm fire agate sometimes called opal. The graceful sleek oval cab flashes iridescent amber, orange, copper, red, green and golden yellow in 9 bubbly orbicular honey comb cell sections that resemble golden biscuits in a pan!. au6.16
The sectional "chambers" orbs of color are mesmerizing in any light or time of day.
Signed: an adorsed PR or RP inside and oval and Sterling. Native American?
Top: 15/16" X 7/16" X 3/16"...
Modernist sterling and enamel hinged bracelet
Mid 20th century
6 1/2" interior circumference with a 1/2" opening in front
Stands 1" tall at highest point
Weight - 43.25 grams
Very good vintage condition