A sterling silver foliate brooch by Alphonse La Paglia who was a designer for Georg Jensen, USA. There is another version of this brooch done for Georg Jensen, USA also marked 126 and both were designed by La Paglia. Measures 2 3/8" long and 1 7/8" wide. Marked International Sterling La Paglia Designed 126. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Warm patina. Has a little tarnish and a tiny ding on the front leaf. Well made and heavy.
A vintage bracelet from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis with hammered interlocking circles of varying sizes. Measures 8 1/4" long and 1" at the widest. Marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist. Has a hook clasp that holds tightly. Very nice condition, has some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Quality piece.
A modernist Pre Columbian sterling silver Sun God brooch by Graziella Laffi. Measures 1 1/2" across and 1 5/8" tall. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Wonderful condition. Signed Peru, G. Laffi, 925. Great attention to detail!
Circa 1880, hand carved floral motif agate and sterling silver bracelet. It has a heart-shaped lock clasp. It has two colors of agate, a carnelian color and a rose color. They are wrapped in sterling silver and linked in between. The back of the lock is hand engraved with a small flower.
Each flower measures approximately 1.25" in diameter. The lock measures 1.25" in length. The bracelet fits up to an 8" wrist but some of the silver links could be removed to shorten if necessary...
An adorable pair of Sterling Silver Bib/Napkin/Sweater Clips made by Webster depicting the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb." The clips measure 3/4" long x 3/8" wide. Chain is 5 3/4." Springs are in fine working order.
Vintage silver and tiger's eye necklace by Erika Hult de Corral, the Taxco modernist designer with studies in Paris and apprenticeships in the workshops of both Ledesma and Sigi Pineda. I love Ric's jewelry for the fluidity of lines and her unique way of marrying sterling with hard stones. The necklace at hand has an inner circumference of 15 3/4" (clasped) with its width varying between 3/4" at center front and 1/8" at its narrowest, next to the clasp...
According to some, this is St. Catherine, patroness of young maidens and female scholars. There is a (“Catherine”) wheel in the background, and a flower in the foreground. Her clothing looks very Renaissance to us. Marked “SILVER” on the C-clasp, with an illegible maker’s mark, the metal tests 90-100% silver, and she’s a dainty 7/8” in diameter. 2.5g. In excellent condition, and circa 1850...
Margot van Voorheis Carr opened her shop in Margot de Taxco in 1948. This is her set # 5672 with 17in. wearable length for the necklace and 7.25in. long for the matching bracelet. The weight of the set is 70 grams. Properly hallmarked as shown and with no damage or repairs. The presence is rich and the beading is divine. A perfect example of when less is more, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
Rare pair of sterling silver and amethyst bracelets designed and signed c.1943-48 by Taxco, Mexico Maestro Hector Aguilar(1905-86.
Each bracelet has a wearable length of 6 3/4". Each cab amethyst is 1" wide, each intricately constructed link is 1/2" wide. The pair of bracelets can be joined to form a 14" choker necklace. The pair weigh 93 grams, 3.3 oz. Excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks to stones. No repairs. This design is pictured on p...
Mixed metal constructivist brooch
Sterling silver, brass and copper
Well crafted and substantial
1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Weight - 21.35 grams
Very good vintage condition
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL "WALKING RABBIT WITH UMBRELLA" BRACELET CHARM. Made by WELLS. Measures 1 inch in length. Enameled in green, orange, white & black. In excellent condition.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL DOUBLE-SIDED "BOY IN SUIT" BRACELET CHARM. Not marked but made by C.O. Sweet & Son (see "Charms & Charm Bracelets" by Schwartz, page 59). 1920s. Measures 5/8" in length. Enameled on both sides in orange, white turquoise, green and black enamel. In excellent condition.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL DOUBLE-SIDED "LADY IN GREEN" BRACELET CHARM. Not marked but made by C.O. Sweet & Son (see "Charms & Charm Bracelets" by Schwartz, page 59). Measures 5/8" in length. Enameled on both sides in green, white, yellow and black enamel. One arm on reverse side has some loss of enamel otherwise in fine condition.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL DOUBLE-SIDED "LADY IN BLUE" BRACELET CHARM. Not marked but made by C.O. SWEET & SON (see "Charms & Charm Bracelets" by Schwartz, page 59). Measures 5/8" in length. Enameled on both sides with blue, yellow, white and black enamel. Slight loss to black enamel on one leg otherwise in fine condition.
Here is an unusual sterling silver and enamel pendant, which comes out of the Arts & Crafts movement, spearheaded by John Ruskin and William Morris, et al. The enamel colors are associated with the women’s suffrage movement in the UK: green (Give), white (Women the), and (Vote) violet – or at least, that’s the story! The free-standing wire work (so interesting!) interlaces around the body of the piece, and holds the oval of mother of pearl in place...
This signed Antonio Pineda leaf necklace is a continuous flow of leaves that are spaced perfectly and lays absolutely smooth. The necklace has a one inch high presence with no repairs or damage of any kind. The patina is naturally dark and rich. The matching earrings are the exact link size of the necklace and are also properly hallmarked. Built on a curve the wearable length is approximately 17inches of comfort. Heavy in weight that speaks of quality...
A Wonderful Antique Peridot Ring Filigree Victorian - Art Deco Style, circa 1950. This gorgeous antique ring holds a faceted peridot gemstone at center measuring about 8 x 10mm oval. The setting is handmade filigree composed of sterling silver. Overall the ring measures about 5/8 inch long by about 13/16 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 7 1/2 (could be resized by your jeweler or ask me about using mine before shipping)...
A Gorgeous Vintage Aquamarine and Diamond Ring, Retro Art Deco Style. This classic vintage ring holds a sparkling aquamarine gemstone at center measuring about 6 x 8mm oval. It is joined by four (4) diamond accents. The setting is composed of sterling silver and is designed in a retro Art Deco style...