Vintage Jewelry and Decorative Objects at Blackbird Hill Antiques
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1301038 (stock #J2596)
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$90.00
A wide sterling silver band supports a rectangular piece of polished blue and orange art glass. The inner band indicates sterling and displays the partial mark of Melvin Roman, a contemporary costume jewelry designer. The ring is approximately a size 6. The mounted glass measures 1 ¼ inches long by 1 inch wide by about ¼ inch high.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1300963 (stock #J2590)
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$295.00
A sterling silver pendant necklace set with colorful stones in an oxidized surface, similar to the style of Matilde Poulat. The pendant is decorated with a central cabochon amethyst and roughly set with small turquoise beads and, possibly, coral fragments. Applied wirework wends around the pendant as well as the four drops. The chain is composed of oxidized bow-shaped elements with tire-tread edges, applied wire filaments, and roughly set tiny turquoise beads...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1300955 (stock #J2585)
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$225.00
A sturdy bracelet composed of a half-bangle connected with a series of abstract-shape hinged links, it bears the mark 'RIC,' for Erika Hult de Corral, along with her post-1980 mark of TR-26 on the box clasp and tongue. The safety chain appears to be original to the piece. The bracelet has a 7-in. interior circumference, and the widest elements measure 5/8 in. Weight: 29 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1300953 (stock #J2586)
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$50.00
A large bangle composed of 63 thin, white metal bangles, each decorated with oxidized and impressed bisecting lines. The thin bangles are entwined so as to lie comfortably on the arm, with a Slinky-like feel despite its heft of about 150 grams. The bracelet has a bit of flexibility for getting it over the hand, but for the most part its interior circumference of about 7 ½ inches is pretty firm. The composite thickness of the bracelet is about 2 inches around. It is unmarked.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1277013 (stock #J2563)
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$59.00
Composed of five curved, square, openwork panels depicting seashells, the bracelet has a secure fold-over clasp. The copper has a luster finish. The piece measures 7 ¼ inches long by 1 ½ inches wide.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1263136 (stock #J2092)
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$95.00
Set with a polished, trapezoidal piece of rutilated quartz in an angular setting, this ring has a strong geometrical design. The quartz is clear with sharp, brownish inclusions that give the ring a dramatic flair. It is marked 925 and Italy on the underside of the setting. It is a size 9 scant.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1263133 (stock #J2554)
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$35.00
Very small studs formed as squares with beading at the top and bottom. They are unmarked but test definitively for sterling silver. Each measures ¼ inch wide by 3/8 inch long. Weight: 1.1 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Pre 1990 item #1263126 (stock # J2552 )
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$35.00
A rectangular cast panel with a scrolled top and a reserve for possible engraving. It is not marked, but tests for sterling silver. It measures about 1 ½ inches long by ½ inch wide. Weight: 3.6 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1259760 (stock #J2560)
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$175.00
Made in the Viking style, with a bold rivet-like design on the top of the band. The bangle closes with a chain and rod clasp and is very secure. The inside bears the marks of the maker, Kalevara Koru, the sterling mark of Helsinki, and the date code of Q8 for 1993. The two marks for Finland silver are struck as well, but indecipherable...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Pre 1990 item #1255843 (stock #J2551)
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$45.00
Composed of two convex half-spheres, the pendant is cast as one main piece, with applied wire edging. It is marked sterling inside the larger sphere and is easy to match with any basic cable chain. It measures about 2 ½ inches long, including the bale. Weight: 5.3 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1255842 (stock #J2546)
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$50.00
This handmade ring features a marquis-shaped agate cabochon; stone’s banding forms a dramatic, kaleidoscopic design. The stone is securely mounted in a jagged-edge bezel, and the back bears the sterling mark and maker’s mark of JF, possibly Native American. The silver has a warm patina, with minor signs of wear; the highly polished stone exhibits no wear or damage. The ring is a size 7 ¾.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Pre 1990 item #1234915 (stock #J1740)
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$85.00
$85
A pendant of overlapping rectangular panels decorated with a stylized lion head and a small gold-plated bead in the upper left corner. The back bears the copyrighted mark of E. Pearl. This could refer to contemporary jeweler Erwin Pearl, but I have been unable to find any similar pieces in his catalogs. The pendant is very solidly made and measures 1 3/8 inches long, including the bale, by 1 inch wide. Weight: 12.4 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1230985 (stock #J2500)
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$95.00
A whimsical openwork pin formed as a running stylized reindeer or el The back bears the mark of Navajo silversmith Joe Delgarito, of Sedona, Arizona. It has a secure rollover clasp and measures 2 ¾ inches long by just under 3 inches high, measured at the antlers. Weight: 11.2 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1198551 (stock #J2437)
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$395.00
A substantial necklace composed of what appears to be a birdcage-style chain alternating with twisted elements. It is secured by a working box clasp. The clasp bears the Mexican marks for sterling and a post-1980 maker’s mark, the first letter of which is obscured. It measures 18 inches long, doubled. Weight: 132.7 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1190714 (stock #J2363 )
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$85.00
Composed of flattened, interwoven strips of sterling silver and set with an amber in a square bezel mount. The back has a secure rollover clasp and bears a maker’s mark of Strazdins, which could be a jeweler in Wilton, WI. The pin measures 2 1/8 inches long by 1 ½ inches wide.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1190409 (stock #J2393)
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$325.00
Formed as a pectoral, composed of a molten and forged wire chain and a sizeable pendant with three drops. The top of the pendant is set with two cabochon amethysts. The back of the pendant shows unintelligible marks in addition to what appears to be a 925 for silver content; the pendant and chain test definitively for sterling. The necklace measures 15 ½ inches long when clasped; the pendant measures 3 1/8 inches wide by 4 ¾ inches long. Gross weight: 79.3 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1190398 (stock #J2396)
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$95.00
Hollow-cast, with an organic, seaweed-like embossed top enhanced with oxidation. The ring has a warm patina with light tarnish and is marked 925 for silver content on the outside of the band. It is a size 9 ½. Weight: 14.4 grams
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1186795 (stock #J2383)
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$95.00
Decorated with an applied swordfish inset with cobalt blue enamel. The clip is well made and has good spring, with no metal stress and no loss to the enamel. It measures 2 1/8 inches long by 1 inch wide. It has a maker’s mark of TR-180, as well as the sterling and country mark. Weight: 20.3 grams