A well constructed copper hand made necklace made up of links that look like climbing vines and leaves. Leaves have a reddish tint. Measures about 20" long and 1 1/2" across. Hook closure. Very nice condition, has some verdigris on the back. Leaves curve so it lays nicely on the neck. Unique design.
A modernist hand made pendant in bronze or brass with a yellow art glass stone held in place by exaggerated prongs. Hammered brass link chain. Hook closure. Pendant measures 3 1/2" long and 1 1/2" across. Chain measures 24" long. Well made, bold design.
A stylized geometric openwork design characterizes this handmade bronze ring, made around 1965-1970. The band is adjustable, and bears the unidentified maker’s mark of P.N., in addition to the Finland mark. The tiny bumps of metal on the edges are from the casting process. The top measures 1 ¼ inches long by 1 inch wide; the band is currently sized at approximately a 7.
A Wonderful Antique Star Sapphire Ring Vintage Art Deco circa 1920. This beautiful antique ring holds a simulated star sapphire at center measuring about 10 x 14mm oval. The setting is classic Art Deco with beautiful period detailing composed of silver overlay. Ring Size: about 7. Overall the ring measures about 11/16 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side. This piece was acquired through an estate collection and is in lovely vintage condition.
A Wonderful Antique Dragons Breath Opal Lavaliere Necklace with Pearl, Victorian - Edwardian - early Art Deco c.1910-1920's. This exceptional antique necklace holds a mystical dragon's breath opal art glass stone at center in an amber tone with highlights of violet blue when turned in the light. There is a river pearl dangle drop. The setting is antique gold gilt with original antique period chain with antique barrel clasp...
Here is a nice micromosaic brooch, possibly from Italy – in the 1800s the Italians were making these pieces for the tourist trade. This one is made of red, blue, and white tesserae, and none of them are missing, which is unusual. The setting is brass, we believe, and the whole thing is 2-5/8” x 7/16". It is signed “FAP” on the back. It’s a bit dirty, and there seems to be a break in the twisted metal decoration around the edge, but it’s barely visible without magnification...
Amusing shakudo brooch with copper and gold detail featuring a woman in repose. The brooch is braced by a sterling silver mount. Made in Japan. Meiji period, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with fabulous patina.
Length: 2 3/8 in. #1120
Charming rectangular Shakudo brooch with gold and silver detail featuring a laughing man. The brooch is braced by a 12K gold mount. Made in Japan. Meiji era, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with fine patina.
Dimensions: H 7/8 x L 1 7/8 in. #1119
A delightful Shakudo brooch featuring a laughing face with exaggerated features including large copper lips as well as copper rope detail. Made in Japan. Meiji era, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with lovely patina.
Dimensions: H 3/4 x L 1 3/4 in. #1118
An Arts and Crafts Stickpin with an acid etched finish and a round red cabochon. Copper or brass with a dark patina. Measures 2 5/8" long and 1/2" wide. Ornament measures 3/4" long. Marked on the back 'W & W Holyoke Mass.' Very nice work.
Here is a sweet pin consisting of an oval front made from porcelain or china, and painted with pinkish-brownish flowers – roses? – and greenery. It has a border of gold, and is mounted on a backing of gold-toned metal. It measures 2-1/2” x 1-7/8”, and weighs 41.6g or 1.46oz. The C-Clasp is a bit bent, but that doesn’t have any effect on its wearability, and otherwise it is in very good antique condition...
A striking cuff bracelet by Winifred Mason Chenet, who was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She reportedly worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. This bracelet is made of copper with brass overlays and connections of copper rivets and wire. Measures 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 3/8" and 1 3/4" wide. Signed with her stylized 'chenet'. Wonderfully hand made work.
Lot of 4 Natural Grade A Icy White Jadeite Bamboo Pendant, length between 22.44-11.78mm
Natural Grade A Icy White Jadeite Buddah size: 25.78mmX11.76mm
A Wonderful Antique Aquamarine Paste Ring Antique Art Deco Renaissance Revival circa 1930's. This stunning antique ring holds an antique faceted aquamarine paste stone at center with faux pearl accents. The setting is Art Deco Era done in the Renaissance Revival style with ornate detailing. The setting is gold gilt. Overall the ring measures about 13/16 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side...
This unique gunmetal long chain was purchased in Paris. At the turn of the 19th Century, alternative metals gained popularity. Women desired a new, sleek look as they entered the world seeking equality. The suffrage movement and women's eagerness to obtain the vote empowered them. Novelty jewelry with hearts and flowers were left behind and a distinguished look was desirable...
A Wonderful Antique Jade Pearl Pendant Necklace Vintage Art Deco Floral circa 1930. This beautiful antique necklace holds a vibrant piece of jade art glass at center and accented with pink paste and small glass pearls. The setting is antique Art Deco with floral detail. The pendant centerpiece measures about 2 1/8 inches long by about 1 1/2 inches wide. The entire necklace is about 15 1/2 inches long. This piece is estimated to date to the Art Deco Era and is in lovely vintage condition.