ALICIA necklace consisting of graduated sterling plates. Each of the front thirteen plates contain a 3/8" round simulated diamond. Measures from 1/2" at clasp to 1" in front. 15" diameter. Remarkably heavy, 230.5 grams. Perfect condition. Please contact us for shipping costs.
Unusual necklace consisting of 24 hollow 1" plaques with scroll design. 14" long. 70.1 grams. Box clasp marked Taxco Sterling 925. Please contact us for shipping costs.
Dramatic, large size wide bangle depicting six pairs of warriors on etched black background. 2 1/2" across with 1" wide opening. 1 3/8" thick. Gross weight 92.1 grams. Fully signed. Perfect condition. Please contact us for shipping costs.
A beautiful pin by William Spratling, circa 1940-1946. 2 3/4" wide X 2" high. Contains 2 cabochon amethysts. Wonderful condition.
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Classic Antonio bracelet consisting of ten cast sterling silver links, each set with moonstone cabochon. 3/4"wide X 7"long. Attached safety chain. Marked 970 silver, Antonio Taxco. 69 grams total weight. Please contact us for shipping costs.
Fine strand of prewar WWII, glass Venetian trade beads from Africa, L: 58cm/23in. These are strung on a contemporary cotton green string with copper wire fastener. Include on this strand is large “faux” amber Bakelite center bead attached on a secondary strand of African sand cast beads. The Venetians have shell (ostrich?) spacer disc beads.
Pre ban ivory clip or pin depicting an asian face. Jade, ruby and sapphire accents.
14k Gold, Ivory, Jade, Ruby and Sapphire
Excellent Original Condition
A Chinese Very Fine White Jade Mythical Beast:
A well carved and incised its details of the mythical beast portrayed recumbent
with its turned head backward to the left, with a very light celacon color is in white jade,
It’s in very fine condition without any noticeable damages at all.
It measures 5.7cm x 4.5cm
This carved jade pendant measures about 2 inches tall by 1 1/4 inches wide by about 1/2 inch in depth.
It is carved from a piece of jade that has a basic colors ranging from brown to pale celadon green . It also has a few natural forest green inclusions in the shape of a feather. The strong brown tones were created by utilizing the skin of the jade which is an indication of a water worn worn pebble...
This old silver pendant is highly decorative and intriguing. Made by hand by tribal artists in this country in western Asia. This piece was originally made to go with several matching beads, strung as a bridal necklace.
The starshot design is one of three prominent patterns used by Yemen Jewish silversmiths in the early 1900s...
These are a super collector's item. Delmar Lamson only made jewelry for 4 years, he was trained at the Guild and started working in 1985. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1988, so his work is very hard to find.
These wonderful butterfly earrings are made of sterling and signed with his hallmark and the guild mark, they also come with the original Hopi Arts and Crafts - Silvercraft Guild display card.
about 3/4" diameter, clip on, excellent vintage condition.
If you crave tribal arts, you will love this necklace made from many old and ancient beads. The Amazonite beads are hundreds of years old from Afghanistan and the Ethiopian Cross and brass round and flanged beads are also very old from Africa. The brass ones especially have a character and charm in their imperfect but good design and stand out as something that might have been around for more than 100 years...
This vintage Kazakh silver Asyk Heart pendant is representative of those that are given to the Turkoman women as dowry gifts and worn as a symbol of marriage and fertility. The surface of this pendant is adorned with perfectly formed spirals and tiny circles made of silver wire. The edge also was wire that was flattened to create a texture. In the center is a bezel-set agate and there is still some gilt showing on the surface. This is a very fine historical piece in good vintage condition...
Private collection Navajo dragonfly brooch in hand-wrought sterling silver and hand-stamped is the largest scale we've seen. Dragonfly symbolizes happiness, speed and purity in Native American culture. It represents living in the moment, overcoming one's self created delusions and opening of one's eyes in other ancient cultures. If you can identify the tool's marks, you can identify the artist as back in the day the stamps and dies were handmade...
Antique Ivory bracelet of finest quality is wide, thick and heavy. It's smooth on three sides and has a hand-carved elephant head on one side I always wear towards the back of the wrist as I prefer them unadorned. Measures 1 3/4" tall, walls nearly 1/2" thick in areas, interior opening measures about 8" around. the diameter measures 3" x 2 1/2" so will fit most. No chips or damage, great striations and patina. Weight shy half pound!!! Available to USA mailing address only. Email for details.
Unusual ivory bead choker with two strands of warm brown butter tone spheres. 1920s era necklace features a hand carved hook and bar type closure clasp as well as two ivory stations set with sterling silver bar overlays marked for 925 standard. At the central drop, three of the beads are handcarved in a cross hatch pattern. The choker measures approximately 17" end to end at shortest strand. Measures 1" wide at the center front and tapers to 7/8" at the ivory clasp...
Striking ivory cuff bracelet hand-carved bypass style with spring hinge of vermeil or gold plated silver. Lovely warm butter to rosy tones to the ivory with swirling graining visible (Schreger lines). Measures 2" wide at the face where the segments intersect. Measures approximately 6 5/8" interior when closed but the style allows for much expansion. Tapers down to 5/8" at the clasp...
This tribal Egyptian silver bracelet is a very unusual piece. The bracelet itself dates back to the turn of the 20th century when silver, rather than alloy was used. It was refashioned into a bowl by adding the bottom plate around 1960. Egyptian silver is normally 90% pure, and this does have a hallmark on the bottom, which is what was used for dating it. The bottom plate is decorated in a traditional Mamluk inspired foliate design...