All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1342599 (stock #20162609)
Today I have a William Spratling first phase triple strand of beads with carved amethyst. The necklace is properly signed and with a heft of 104 grams. The first strand is 19 inches, the second is 20.5 inches and the last is 22 inches. The largest bead is 12mm and the smallest is a 5mm. The necklace is smooth to the hand as well as recently re-strung so it is ready for the next 80 years. Many call the silver beads silver pearls...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1342529 (stock #16/24/16)
We are offering a rare Matilde Poulat bracelet that is 7 in. long and 1 7/8th inches tall. A large piece with a carved onyx center stone with no cracks or chips. This is marked with the old MATL block and 0.900. It has a most unusual swirl to the bottom of the chin and on the top right a swirled spray. The puffy repousse is open backed and shows the work on the underside. Many early ones are made in this fashion. Patina is present and lovely...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1342429 (stock #JJ2308)
A vintage sterling silver modernist ring from Finland by Kultaseppa Salovaara, designed by HKH. Has a round brownish orange stone, probably carnelian, suspended by two 'wings'. Marked inside, with the hallmark for Kultaseppa Salovaara, 925, Finland, and HKH for the initials of the designer. Measures 6 1/2 but is adjustable. Has a little tarnish. Wonderful mid century design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1980 item #1342336 (stock #RN13249)
Period Pieces
$90.00
Just in time for Halloween, we have a very detailed bat, wings spread wide, ready to flitter through the night sky. In China, bats are a symbol of good luck. To Native Americans, they are symbolic of intuition, journeying, and rebirth. And then of course there’s that whole vampire thing. This bat is stamped 925 for sterling silver. It measures 2” x 1-1/8”. The 24” chain is marked 925 Italy. Together they weigh 17.8g...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1342317
Beautifully hand crafted sterling silver & copper link bracelet designed & signed c. 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-57). Measuring 1/2" wide the bracelet will comfortably fit up to a 6 1/2" wrist. It's 8" long unclasped. Beads are constructed on all sides giving the bracelet height and dimension on the wrist. The clasp is incorporated into the design and works smoothly and securely. Beautiful condition and patina.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1342312
Early 1930's hand forged 980 sterling silver & copper cuff designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-67). Heavy at 100 grams, this design is comprised of braided silver & copper bands framed by thick silver wire. The bracelet is 1 14" high. Interior measures 5 3/4" end to end with a 1 1/4" gap opening at the back. 1930's hallmarks read 980 WS TAXCO. Beautiful vintage condition and patina. Pictured in MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill & Carol Berke...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1980 item #1342237 (stock #RP05072)
Period Pieces
$175.00
Here is a brooch with an ancient Celtic design – two birds with enameled wings, bodies and eyes, with interlaced silver above and below. The enamel is in green, blue, white, and red. It is marked 925 for sterling silver, and has several other marks which are illegible. 1-1/2” X 1-1/4”. There are a couple places where the enamel isn’t perfect – please see photos...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1342219 (stock #16229)
Antonio Pineda onyx crescent necklace has a sleek and elegant presence with 16 inches wearable length and half an inch at it's widest point. Beautifully kept with no damage to silver or stones. The swirls are thick and perked upward for you to notice and create the perfect flow from link to link, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1342128 (stock #16219)
We are offering an onyx negro design # 120 Los Castillo necklace that has 16 inches wearable length and a medallion with casa belles measuring another 3.5in. At the widest point of the medallion the measurement is 1.25in. The drop is 1/4in. of thick silver. The clasp is decorated as the links. Onyx negro is a cut onyx that has a matte finish to the stone. This necklace has no damage of any kind to the warriors or any other part of this treasure, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1342038 (stock #16209A)
We are offering a signed Matl bracelet with amethyst and turquois jewels all the way around this 7 inch bracelet. The amethyst are clear and with a jelly, glowing, purple hue. The condition is marvelous as you see the turquois stones are set uniformly. This has been very well cared for in it's lifetime which is rare for a pre-1948 Matilde Poulat. The bracelet has a stately 1 5/8th's inches of height.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1342037 (stock #16209)
Plateros was the name of Sigi Pinedas first shop. He was not open long at this taller and works with this signature are rare. From this shop I have found his very best works. Thick silver and always made with quality and this necklace shows all that off. The red coral branch is over 1.5in. long and has a length of 1 3/8th's in. wide. The necklace lays beautiful due to the hinged design. The diameter is 4.5in...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1342023
ANDREA FATELL
$985.00
Hopi Lewis Lomay (1913-1996)is considered one of the finest Native American jewelers of the 20th Century. He began his career in the 1930’s as a student of the Navajo silversmith Ambrose Roanhorse at The Santa Fe Indian School and then at The Navajo Arts and Crafts Guild. Later, Lomay worked for Frank Patania in the Thunderbird Shop in Santa Fe. These earrings are screw backs and are 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at the widest area. They are in fine original condition and lay comfortably and securely o...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1342009
Rare and impressive this vintage sterling silver & turquoise cuff bracelet was designed & signed c. 1943-48 by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Weight 117 grams. The cuff measures 2 7/8" high. The interior measures 5 1/2" between terminals. The gap opening gradually widens from 1 1/4" at the bottom wrist end to 1 1/2" at the top forearm end. The wearable wrist size is up to 6 3/4". The bracelet is comprised of 27 beautiful turquoise cab stones set between rivers of heavy gauge silv...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1341992
Ca 1960 A heavy, signed Hans Hansen 925S Denmark bangle. Light wear. No production number is noted. Width 1/4" ~ Inner diameter 2-3/8". Weight 40Gr.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1341969 (stock #13655)
A stunning Antonio Pineda modernist hinged bracelet, quite substantial but at the same time as minimalist as possible, I have sold a similar one in the past and I am thrilled to be offering another example here today. Having an inner circumference of 6 3/4" the bracelet is 1 1/16" wide and impressively thick. It weighs 134.4grams yet it wears comfortably and is fully signed with Antonio's crown mark, Eagle 17, des. no ZZ 633 and "970 Silver", "HECHO EN MEXICO". Dating in the 1950s-60s and in ex...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1341967 (stock #13554/13565)
Margot de Taxco is the undeniable queen of zodiac jewelry in my opinion, at least within the field of vintage Mexican silver. Her astrological pendants are unsurpassable in their sculptural qualities and here the treat is amplified because the Aquarius charm is paired with a hefty Carlos Castillo chain of the same period. Exceptional workmanship, great weight and patina to die for make for a stunning necklace that is 19 1/2" long. The pendant itself ahs a diameter of 1 5/8" and adds a 2 1/8" ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1341893 (stock #JJ2206)
A sterling silver, modernist cuff bracelet signed with an unknown flower hallmark. Angled on the sides and thicker in the center and ends. Measures about 7" around with an opening of 1". Has some minor give to put it on. Has a lightly brushed finish. Has some minor surfaces scratches. Has a very slight ding in the center on the other side of where the hallmark is located. May be original to the production. Heavy cuff, looks and feels great on.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1341890 (stock #JJ2189)
A vintage sterling silver brutalist ring with an amethyst cabochon. Measures about a size 7. Marked 835 and with another hallmark that we don't recognize. Probably European. Front measures 1 1/8 long. There is a little wear to the surface of the amethyst. Nice and chunky, looks and feels great on.