An early cross brooch in Sterling Silver with Coral, Amethyst and Mother of Pearl by Matilde Poulat. Measures 1 5/8" across and 1 7/8" tall. Marked MATL, 925 and also has an etched 'E'. Has a squiggle of silver attached to the bottom by two rings. Amethyst stone is faceted. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Has a little tarnish. Very unusual combination of stones.
Approx. 8.25" inner diameter.
Janiye modernist sterling silver, amethyst cabochon and rustic glass tubes and beads
1 3/4" x 2 1/4"
Weight - 18.5 grams
Marked on verso
Very good vintage condition
Beto Mexican sterling silver necklace
Weight - 63+ grams
Very good vintage condition
Hallmarked salts. Slightly over 1.5" circumference.
Marked and tested as sterling silver, this pretty pin has 5 paste stones that were glued in. Measuring 1-3/4” x 1/2" and weighing 4.4 g, it is in excellent condition. We believe it is from the 1980s. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
Signed pin, approx. 2.75" long.
Here is a lovely lady with lotuses or water lilies in her hair. Lotuses, a variety of water lily, have symbolized purity, enlightenment, and resurrection. This lady is remarkably similar to a piece made by the Unger Bros., but marked only STERLING – and the stamp is reversed! We believe her to be a copy, but still made around 1900 – this seemed to have happened fairly frequently back in the day...
These are quite amazing examples of French provincial earrings. They are mid 19th century, and most likely from the Berry Region of France.
Why are these unusual? Finding examples of antique earrings in completely original condition, in a region where these are seldom found, is what makes them rare. They are beautiful in their lack of sophistication and in their artistry. Of note is the reverse, where only one earring is engraved on the back...
The last time I had a French paste reviere for sale, was about eight years ago. I just returned from Paris and was fortunate to locate some incredible paste jewelry. This necklace is all original, with bright, clear pastes set in hand crimped collets. Every paste stone is set with foil beneath the stone to maximize the reflection of light. The result is magical...
Approx. 6.5" inner diameter. Signed.
A very cool brooch and earrings set by the noted Danish ceramic artist, Astrid Fyrbo. Brooch measures 2" long and 1 5/8" across. Clip earrings measure 1" long and 3/4" across. Brooch has a 'C' clasp that holds tightly. Clips hold tightly. Nice contrast of glazed and unglazed textures. Wonderful condition.
A geometric sterling silver clamper bracelet in a modernist design. Measures 7" around and 1 1/2" wide. Marked with Eagle #2, and what looks like Mexico and something else surrounding the artisan's initials. Thick sterling, tight hinge. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Lays nicely on the wrist.
offered is this very attractive and highly collectable large solid silver plaque brooch genuine Art Nouveau 1900 ca
bearing Austro Hungarian hallmarks assay duty and maker punches
Stunning sinuous lines of naturalistic inspiration embellished with Natural moonstone and metallic translucent enamels in an mesmerizing combination of beauty
Pieces like this come out to be very expensive in the specialists of this type of jewelry since the shortage and scarcity in trade ...
A vintage bolo tie with a Pre Columbian creature in thick sterling silver by Fortino Mota, who was one of the chief silversmiths for Antonio Pineda. Measures 1 3/8" across and 1 1/4" tall. Leather braid is about 40" long with what look like sterling tips. Bolo is marked Mexico 0.925 Mota Tasco and eagle #183. Sterling has a little tarnish. A little wear to the leather braid. Great stylized design.
Burkee modernist sterling silver portrait pendant necklace
1 1/8" x 1 3/4"
Chain measures 18" long extended
Weight - 26.65 grams
Marked Burkee, sterling
Very good condition
A well made pair of modernist sterling silver clip earrings with pale rose cabochons by Brdr Bjerring of Copenhagen, Denmark (1961-76). Measure 3/4" across. Cabochons are 1/2" wide. Marked on the clip, Sterling Brdr Bj Denmark. Clips hold tightly. In very nice condition with a little tarnish. Very pretty translucent pink colored stones.