Possibly the most massive ring by Antonio I have ever seen and a very strong modernist statement at the same time, this is a piece that would fit right in the best collection of Pineda jewelry. Angularity that is softened by the stone's curves and the curled wire holding it in place combine with the setting's breath-taking size to create a visually powerful ring. Currently a sz 6, it can be easily resized by a good jeweler...
A Wonderful Antique Golden Pink Pearl Wedding Ring, Vintage Victorian Art Deco, circa 1920. This beautiful classic ring holds a lustrous akoya pearl at its center measuring about 7mm in diameter. The pearl has very beautiful luster with hints of golden color and pink reflection. The setting is composed of sterling silver and has lovely detailing. The ring dates to the late Victorian to Art Deco Era, circa 1920...
This beautiful pair of scarab design cufflinks is marked for Unger Bros, a well-known turn-of-the-century American jewelry maker. Each beetle or scarab is 1/2" by 13/16". They are made of sterling silver. Circa 1900-1905.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL "GREY SQUIRREL" BRACELET CHARM. 1930s. Marked with an unknown maker's mark (H within a triangle). A finely detailed charm of a grey squirrel with red eyes. Measures 3/4" by 1/2". In excellent condition.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL "DRESSED ELEPHANT" BRACELET CHARM, 1920s. Measures 5/8" by 1/2". A delightful charm in the form of a yellow enamel Elephant dressed in purple enamel overalls and a purple and black enamel hat. He has black enamel shoes and wears white enamel gloves. In excellent condition.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL "SCOTTIE DOG" BRACELET CHARM. 1930s. Measures 3/4" by 1/2". A finely detailed Scottish Terrier charm decorated in yellow enamel. In excellent condition.
An outstanding vintage modernist sterling silver bracelet with a very large faceted purple pear shaped prong set stone. Heavy, thick sterling links with a box closure that snaps tightly. Measures about 7" long and 1 7/8" at the widest. Stone is almost 1 7/8" long and 5/8" across. Marked on the back of the closure Mexico, AAR for the artisan's initials, 925 and something else which is illegible. Beautiful purple color. Wonderful condition. Looks and feels amazing on.
A wonderfully made pair of sterling silver clip earrings by Frank Patania, Sr. Measure 3/4" across. Signed with the conjoined FP, Sterling and the Thunderbird hallmark of Frank Patania's Thunderbird Shop. Clips hold tightly. In nice condition, have a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Classic design from an important silversmith.
Vintage sterling and enamel charm in the form of a birthday cake with candles. Candles raise when bottom stem is pushed up. Marked STERLING on the base.
Condition : All enamel is intact (expected slight age wear) and the mechanical action works very well
Size - 5/8" wide x 3/8" high
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL "SIAMESE CAT" BRACELET CHARM. Marked WELLS and STERLING. Measures 1" by 1/2". A fine Siamese Cat charm with grey and black enamel. Excellent condition.
A STERLING SILVER AND BLACK & WHITE SCOTTIE DOG BRACELET CHARM. 1930s. Measures 3/4" by 3/4". A finely detailed Scottie Dog charm enameled in black and white. The dog has a red enamel eye. In excellent condition.
A STERLING SILVER & ENAMEL "ROCKING HORSE" BRACELET CHARM. Circa 1930s. Measures 3/4" by 3/4". A blue and yellow enameled rocking horse charm with red enamel eye. In excellent condition.
A well made unusual sterling silver ring with a pointed faceted amber stone. Measures about a size 7.5. Measures a little over 1" across the front. Measures 5/8" high. Marked on the back of the shank with incised initials MR and 925. Has some tarnish. Great modernist design.
A vintage modernist sterling silver squared ring with a green cabochon signed Elias, 925 and Peru. Measures about a size 7 but since it has an opening in the shank, could be slightly adjusted. Measures a little over 3/4" across. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Very cool design.
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver clip earrings by the well known Japanese silversmith, Miye Matsukada, whose work was signed Janiye. These earrings are in a sunflower design. Matsukada also had a store in Boston. Each earring measures about 1" across. Marked on the back of each Janiye, Japan, Sterling 950. Clips hold tightly. Excellent craftsmanship. Pretty organic design.
An amazing 17" long sterling and wood handled carving knife by Hector Aguilar. Handle is made of sterling silver and rosewood. Marked with the conjoined HA 940 Taxco, Taller Borda and Eagle #9 on the handle. Marked with the conjoined HA, Taxco and Made in Mexico on the steel blade. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Outstanding design.
Who doesn't love hearts? A charming pair of American Sterling Silver Heart Shaped Suspender Clips from 1899. They measure 1 1/4" wide x 1 1/4" long. Each one is marked STERLING with a maker mark.
This great ring is sterling silver with a honey onyx stone. Its "face," measures 7/8" x 3/4" x 1/2". The band is flexible and marked TAXCO MEXICO 925 with SBA in the middle. It is also marked with the eagle assay mark with 3 in the middle: and STERLING. It is excellent condition.