DESCRIPTION: A striking necklace of forty-nine rounded turquoise beads, each separated by small black beads, the necklace terminating with a toggle closure. These skillfully graduated stones are a beautiful aqua blue color that contain an attractive brown matrix. This is a real "showstopper" necklace that will receive many complements when worn. DIMENSIONS: Necklace measures 23.5'' end to end; weight is 7.85 oz (232.15 grams). Beads range in size from 12mm to 24mm in diameter.
Wonderful and Rare Chinese Export silver and natural carved Baltic Amber necklace. This very pretty necklace is 17.5" long, faceted honey amber beads graduate from 7.5mm to 9.5mm in diameter. Pendant with hand carved genuine amber measures 55mm x 43mm. Sterling silver clasp works well. This beautiful necklace is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 36.4 grams.
Wonderful, Chinese Export silver and natural tourmaline necklace. This very pretty necklace is 18" long. Pendant with tourmaline and jade cabochons measure 43mm x 25mm. Sterling silver clasp works well. This beautiful necklace is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 21.4 grams.
Very rare, bone and natural, untreated red, oxblood coral bangle bracelet. This fantastic bangle measures 2 3/8", (60mm) in diameter and it is 7/8' wide. The red coral cabochons graduate from 10mm x 8mm to 17mm x12mm. The color of coral vary from tomato red to oxblood. Weight of this bangle bracelet is 56.5 grams. Condition is very good.
DESCRIPTION: An "Old Pawn" silver Native American cuff bracelet featuring one large hematite cabochon, polished to a mirror-like finish and accented with hand stamped designs on the cuff and applied silver balls with wire work. Signed on inner band, "LY" (Louis Yazzie), this cuff is in very good condition and is quite wearable; very sophisticated looking with black or mono-toned attire, appropriate even for a formal event...
Mark Chee's work has become some of the most sought after Native American jewelry around. This bracelet has 5 high grade number 8 mine stones on a silver base. The widest point is about 1 1/8" and the largest stone is just under 1 " long. The size is 5 5/8" inner circumference plus a 1 1/8" gap, can be carefully adjusted. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks or flaws in the stones.
The color enhanced deep lavender jade is set in sterling silver mounts into which tiny faceted hematite stones have been inset. Each jade link has been joined by a silver Chinese character. The silver clasp likewise has a cut Chinese character and has two safety catches on each side as well.
Length: 8 in.
95 grams. about 20" long.
Large 14K yellow gold Chinese dragon pendant with enormous natural Lemon citrine gem. This incredible pendant measures 3" x 2", citrine stone is 37mm x 34mm x 19.8mm. The craftsmen ship is superb. This amazing pendant is in excellent condition. Weight is substantial 84.7 grams. Chain is not included.
This spectacular anthropo- zoomorphic jewel is so beautifully crafted that it's probably a museum replica. No flimsy metal here; this is gleaming brass at its thick, sturdy best, weighing in at 89 carats (17.9 grams). Size is an impressive 3.25 inches tall by 1.75 inches wide. The stylized human or animal figure appears to be wearing a sky mask, given these sunray-like details...
Venetian Feather beads, historically traded for palm oil, and 19th century Lobi twins from Burkina Faso.
Approx. 31" long. Shell and turquoise.
This traditional style of India woman's necklace has a bead at the ends which slides to adjust the length of the necklace to suit the wearer. The silver pendant would hold a lingam stone and has a cluster of small silver balls attached using a technique called "goli". The balls are not welded to the base, but are attached with a wire, giving them some slight movement.
I like bug pins, but most of them are pretty much the same, so when I find one that is exceptional, I buy it. This one is not only one of the biggest I have seen, it is also very well made with fine work and nice deep stamp work. About 1 13/16" long and 1" wide. Very sweet.
Dating to the 1960's or earlier, this is a very well made bracelet, note the difficult curved inlay for the tail and the precise silver work. This is undoubtedly the work of one of the Zuni masters. The face of the bracelet is about 2 3/8" tall, and the inner circumference is about 5" PLUS a 1 3/8" gap. Excellent condition. A major collector's piece!
Rare, antique, very important ring, composed of 22k pure gold with the most beautiful setting, depicting dragons and holding carved natural jade cabochon. Top of this size ring measures 25mm x 16mm. Gold is marked 22k and makers mark. Condition of the ring is excellent. weight is 12.5 grams
Back in the 1960s and 1970s, even casual jewelry was made proudly and well. This is a really good example: an early import from India made of thick, sturdy brass overlaid with slabs of thick, sturdy wood -- artfully carved and colored with wildlife stripes.
We hippies (yes, I was one) adored this sort of thing. Sadly, we weren't awfully good at taking care of our toys, or even keeping track of them, so a bracelet this good is a rare find today...
Rare, antique, Chinese bracelet composed of gilded silver and multi-gemstones including natural coral, turquoise, carnelian, amethyst, moonstone....This gorgeous bracelet is 6.5" long x 1" wide. It is in excellent antique condition. Marked Silver. It weights 18 grams.