Elegant sterling twist hoop earrings by Modernist Ronald Hayes Pearson who died in 1996. They are for pierced ears and are 2 1/8" long. Weighing 4 grams, these earrings are very light on the ears. Signed Pearson Sterling, they are in fine original condition. These could become your favorite and most wearable earrings.
Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs was the mentor of Hopi silversmith Charles Loloma and this sterling and lapis ring surely has the design elements and impeccable craftsmanship that influenced Loloma . This ring is a size 7 and the face measures 7/8 " by 7/8". It is in fine original condition. There are no chips or cracks to the beautiful lapis stone. Signed as shown. Please see the other Skaggs ring listed. Both are from the same estate and both are just magnificent.
Smashing color combination of peridot and amethysts in this stunning sterling ring by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. The center highly polished irregular shaped peridot is surrounded by 8 highly polished irregular shaped amethysts. Currently a size 6, this ring could by sized as it is plain silver in the back. The face of the ring measures 1 1/8" long and 7/8" wide. It is in fine original condition, no chips or cracks to the stones and weighs 12.3 grams. Signed as shown. EXQUISITE !!
Stunning sterling and cobalt blue stone clip earrings and matching ring by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. The earrings measure 1 1/4" by 1 1/4" and are in fine original condition. The ring is a size 5 1/4. There are no chips or cracks to the stones. The earrings are signed as shown. The ring is not signed so needs to remain with the earrings to authenticate. These are the matching pieces to the H Fred Skaggs blue stone cuff also listed on my site...
Absolutely stunning French cuff design bracelet in sterling with blue stones by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. One side of the bracelet has gorgeous cobalt blue highly polished stones and the other side is a large oxidized panel surrounded by silver dots which also continue around the blue stones. I do not know what the blue stones are and it is possible they may just be glass but I have not had them tested...
Gorgeous, monumental, sterling and lapis ring by Spanish Modernist Joachim S'Paliu of Cordorba, Spain. Born in 1944, he produced a significant line of jewelry during the 1960's and 70's. This ring is a size 9 but could be sized. The face of the ring measures 1 1/2" long and 1" wide. The lapis is a bold cobalt blue and free of chips or cracks. The back of the ring has elaborate open scrollwork and is as pretty as the front of the ring. Weighing 21 grams, this is a bold, statement ring.
Great looking interwoven sterling wire clip earrings by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. These are a departure from his very recognizable pieces that incorporate stones indigenous to the Southwest. Measuring 7/8" diameter, they are in fine original condition, weigh 20 grams total and are signed as shown. Very wearable and a great addition to a Modernist collection.
A beautiful sterling cuff bracelet c. 1950 by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs featuring a very complex and elaborate pattern of silver applique. The bracelet measures 6 1/2" end to end with an opening that can be made to accommodate either a smaller or larger wrist. The width varies from 2" to 1 1/2" and the weight is 98 grams. It has a wonderful patina that really accentuates the wire work. Fine original condition and signed as shown. Looks like a French cuff on the wrist. Just fabulous!!
A remarkable sterling cuff bracelet and matching screw back earrings with cage wrapped rose quartz stones by Modernist Arthur King who had a shop on Madison Avenue in New York City in the 1960's. The cut outs in the bracelet and the sterling wrapped stones are a trademark of Kings' work. There are many who have imitated his work but never come close to Kings' quality and craftsmanship. The bracelet measures 5 1/2" around in the inside with a 1 1/4" opening and is 1 1/2" wide...
Big, bold, spectacular sterling and turquoise clip earrings by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. These are 1 1/2" by 1 3/8" and are in fine original condition. The clip backs are secure and comfortable on the ear. Signed as shown. GORGEOUS !!
Great design in this mid-century sterling bracelet made in Germany. It measures 7 3/4" end to end and is 1" wide. The push in clasp is secure and there is a safety catch. Weighing 43 grams, it is in fine vintage condition and signed 925 SP in a cartouche and Made in Germany. I was not able to identify the maker. What a wonderful look!!
A colossal and magnificent sterling and multi stone ring by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs(1929-82). Large central stone of quartz is surrounded by polished , irregular shaped pink tourmaline, smokey topaz, rose quartz, citrine and aquamarine. The ring is a size 6 1/2 and the face measures 1 1/2" long and 1 1/8" wide It is in fine original condition and weighs 18 grams. No chips or cracks to the stones. Signed on reverse STERLING H. FRED SKAGGS HAND MADE...
Gorgeous sterling clip earrings with tumbled and polished citrine, rose quartz, amethyst, smokey topaz and pink tourmaline by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. His pieces are highly collectible and have become more and more rare to find. These earrings measure 1 1/4" by 1 1/8" and are in fine original condition. No chips or cracks to the stones. Signed as show. Beautiful stones and expert craftsmanship.
A rare and spectacular bracelet by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs comprised of six sterling silver wired wrapped irregular shaped polished stones - citrine, white quartz, amethyst, topaz, rose quartz and smokey topaz. The stones are large, the white quartz being the longest at 1 1/2" long. The bracelet measures 7 1/2" end to end and is 1 1/2" wide at the widest stone. The stones are beautiful,smooth, and colorful with lots of natural inclusions...
Great design in this sterling silver wire wrapped amazonite ring by Modernist Francisco Rebajes. Circa 1950, this ring is a size 5 1/2 but is slightly adjustable in the back. The face of the ring measures 5/8"long and 1/2" wide and sits 1/4" high on the finger. Rebajes worked primarily in copper and these sterling pieces are harder to come across. The ring is in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the stone which is a deeper blue than it photographed. Signed as shown...
A wonderful Modernist sterling sculptural pendant accented with a genuine pearl, triangular shaped onyx and a gold ball. It is 1 1/4" long including the bail and 7/8" wide. It is in fine original condition and signed what looks like J. Barn Sterling. I do not have any information on the maker but think the piece is delightful. Could be worn on a chain or a thin neck ring.
A fascinating sterling bracelet with interlocking circles handmade by Modernist Henry Steig. It measures 5 1/8" around in the inside plus a 1" opening. It is 1 1/4" wide in the front and tapers to 1/2" at the terminals. Weighing 40 grams, it is in fine original condition and could be slightly adjusted for size either way. Signed Steig Sterling. A great mid century piece by one of the great pioneers of the Modernist jewelry movement.
Great industrial looking Modernist bracelet by Danish designer Sven Haugaard. It has a special screwbolt lock clasp and a brushed silver finish on the outside of the bracelet while the inside of the bracelet is smooth and shiny. Measuring 7 1/4" end to end, it is 3/4" wide and weighs and impressive 122 grams. Fine original condition and signed as shown. Sleek and elegant!