Here is an exceptional, heavy pewter necklace with solid horse shoe nail pendants. We were told it was designed by a Rhode Island School of Design alum but unfortunately no name was given. There is a W mark on the pendants - possibly part of the design or the designer's mark. The necklace is approximately 22"; the centerpiece hangs an additional 3-1/2". Weighs 5.6ozs.
Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life...
A rare (unstated) First Edition published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: Gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown, the boards also show wear predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
Dramatic two-tone pendant earrings signed " K. Dance" and marked 18k Sterling. For pierced ears they hang 3". The butterfly clutches are 18k and the curl on one is slightly bent but works fine.
Featured on page 111 of Costume Jewelers The Golden Age of Design by Joanne D. Ball. Sensational (3) piece set with three- strand necklace and bracelet with spiky brushed gold beads accented by faceted spacers. Strung on string. Marked (crown) Trifari on clasps. The necklace is 18" with an additional 3" extender, the bracelet, 7-1/2". The earrings are for pierced ears and hang 1". The earrings are unmarked.
A lightweight pair of dangle earrings for pierced ears. Marked JCM 14k on the wires. The pendants measure 1" (excluding wires) and the combined weight is 1.3 grams. Light wear but no dings.
A deeply carved floral coffee table that flips. One side is smooth while the other has grooves for carved bowls ( which are missing). The table is 25" round; height: 20"
Unusual pair of colorful Copeland vases. Some signs of wear, i.e., a small chip on the base of one and light scuff marks. 7" x 3 1/2"
C 1930 Sophisticated sterling barpin with goldwash and marcasites. Marked TF STERLING MADE IN GERMANY. A small amount of goldwash has worn off on the back - hardly noticeable. 2 1/4" x 1/2"
A mixed media collage by Riva Leviten. It features painted paper, part of a headline "Beautiful heav..." etc. Signed 88 Leviten in the lower right corner. The pink plastic frame measures 9.5" x 11" , the picture 5" x 6.5". Her other work, "Cake Dreams", is also on this site.
An interesting biomorphic pendant with an unmarked solid sterling link chain. The pendant is signed SALI in script, Sterling. The chain appears to be hand forged and the center dips to accommodate the pendant. The pendant shows light wear with very fine scratches that could probably be buffed out though one may want to keep the fine patina. The pendant including bale is just shy of 2-1/2", the chain with hook clasp is 28". Total weight 49gr.
Here is an exceptionally well made, vintage charm bracelet highlighting sevens sports: track, golf, tennis, football, soccer, bowling, and swimming. Several charms have an "H" logo and all are marked sterling, as well as the triple loop bracelet. Weight 31 grams.
A dainty pair of pear shaped blue topaz earrings with diamond accents. There is a small dimple on one of the gold beads and the diamonds are I-3. For pierced ears, they hang 3/4" and the topaz measures 3/8" x 1/4". The settings are marked 585 14k. Total weight 3.7grams.
A green agate necklace with round, fluted, and ornate cylindrical spacers. Strung on a sterling chain. None of the stones are chipped -they just vary in color. Possibly German. Marked Sterling on the clasp. 16"
The bag shows some wear...There is a slight crease/ bulge on the bottom near one foot, wear on the handle and faint white spotting on the bottom that runs up a quarter of the way.. Sold as is. 8" x 11-1/2"
Coin silver amber necklace that was purchased in Africa during the early '70's. Three of the blue glass embellishments are missing; one bell on the bottom of the pendant is also missing. The chain measures 21";the pendant hangs 4". 62 grams.
Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....In excellent condition.
Ca 1960 A large sterling pendant with Mayan calendar and raised face. Marked Mexico Sterling EMI eagle 83.The silver chain is 30"; the pendant, 1-3/4" round. Total weight 43.1 grams.