Vintage Jewelry and Decorative Objects at Blackbird Hill Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #831428 (stock #J853)
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$45.00
Here is an interesting handmade sterling silver hairpin with an abstract design at the top. There is no maker’s mark, but it is marked sterling on one of the prongs. It is 4 inches long, and 3/4 inch wide at the top.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1301015 (stock #J2591)
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$175.00
This ring features an organic design, with an asymmetrical domed form textured with wavy narrow ridges similar to seaweed. It bears the mark of Spanish jewelry designer Joachim S’Paliu. The ring is a size 8. Weight: 11.5 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1108035 (stock #J1606)
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$125.00
This pin features an applied abstract motif of molten silver mounted on a rosewood panel. The wood has a backing of silver and a secure rollover clasp. It has a handsome design and is expertly constructed. It is unmarked, but all the silver has been tested, and is most likely sterling. The back bears a secure rollover clasp.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1039223 (stock #J1310)
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$69.00
Although unmarked, this bracelet is composed of a series of strong, V-shaped sterling silver links; the panels between them test for a lower grade of silver (as does the fold-over clasp). The panels are decorated on the front with coral-red and violet enamel enhanced by iridescent swirls; the back of the panels reveal a wood-like texture from incised designs. The bracelet measures 7 1/4 inches long by 1 inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1038902 (stock #J1298)
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$75.00
Probably Czech, this necklace features three lapis-blue glass panels molded with embossed Asian designs, attached to a yellow metal flexible, snake-like chain. It has a secure spring-ring clasp and features ornate openwork caps attached to both ends of each piece of glass. The necklace measures around 16 inches long; the center glass panel measures 1 1/8 inches long by 3/4 inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1970 item #1177543 (stock #J2261)
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$95.00
Composed of molded layers of white and black stripes, the white top shows some tiny imperfections from the molding process and slight scratching that is hard to see. The ring platform rises a little over ½ inch from the finger; it measures 1 ¼ inches long by 1 inch wide and is sized a 6 1/4 scant.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1970 item #1177545 (stock #J2262)
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$95.00
Featuring a bisected design of white and black with a curvilinear top. The ring shows very few signs of wear save for some faint surface scratches. The top measures 1 ¼ inches long by 1 inch wide. The ring is a size 6 ½ scant.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1098420 (stock #J1695)
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$59.00
Made of white metal, signed Napier, with quality detail in the decoration and construction. Three textured pods hang from a leaf that is well molded and highly oxidized. It has a secure rollover clasp. The pin measures almost 3 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1128595 (stock #J1900)
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$195.00
A modified wraparound style, with the sterling band terminating in two marquise-shaped pieces of onyx ring. The inside of the band bears a mark for sterling and an unidentified maker’s mark of two mountain peaks with the initials MJ. The larger stone measures 1 ¼ inches long; the top of the ring is just under ¾ inch in width. It is a size 8.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1277009 (stock #J2567)
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$60.00
Rectangular panels decorated with molded stylized images of musicians, enhanced with a textured, oxidated background. The back of one earring bears the mark of Atkinson Trading Co., Chandler, Arizona, the other earring, the words ‘Navajo’ and ‘sterling.’ Each measures 1 inch long by ½ inch wide. Weight: 9.5 g total
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1114995 (stock #J1830)
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$75.00
A large feather pin with incised details along one side and applied tube quill down the center. The back is marked sterling and bears the mark of Navajo silversmith Lloyd Nelson, who apparently is no longer producing. The clasp is very secure and holds the pin neatly in place despite its large size. It measures 4 ½ inches long by 1 inch at its widest area. Gross weight: 17.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #848020 (stock #J560)
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$125.00
Weighing in at a healthy eight ounces, this necklace of reddish agate makes an attractive and bold statement. The large beads, which range from 1 7/8 inches to 2 3/8 inches in circumference, are highly polished and show shades of deep red-brown, mauve and gray. They have been restrung with wire thread, with tiny yellow metal spacer beads and a strong gold-filled spring-ring clasp...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1173682 (stock #J2041 )
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Composed of a square setting with an inset bezel mount that holds an amber cabochon. The inset area is enhanced by oxidation. The amber exhibits some wear and roughness around the edge of the mounting, but is stable. The setting measures about 5/8 inch square; the ring is a size 4 ¾. It is marked underneath for Danish maker N.E. From, 925S.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1108072 (stock #J1513)
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$95.00
Decorated with classic Nordic scene of a canoer and moose in a snowy landscape, framed by a colorful aurora borealis. The enamel exposes nice guilloche work underneath, in a modified lozenge-shaped frame. The back bears the mark of Ivar T. Holth and the Norway mark for sterling silver. The silver is gilded. The pin measures 1 3/8 inches long by 7/8 inch wide. Weight: 5.7 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1124887 (stock #J1490)
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$75.00
Pewter band ring of graduated width, decorated with incised primitive bird design. The style of the ring is based on ancient Nordic culture, with arrow terminals and beaded edges. It is marked Tinn-Per, Made in Norway. The ring is a size 8 ½.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1185055 (stock #J2319)
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$65.00
Formed as two adjoining concave ovals with applied silver beads, all set on a forged wire frame. There is a secure C-clasp on the back. The side bears the maker’s mark of Haakon Jakobsen, of Svolvaer, Norway, as well as the mark for .830 silver. The pin measures 2 inches long by ¾ inch wide. Weight: 6.6 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1073990 (stock #J1506)
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$165.00
This sterling silver disc pin, by Ivar T. Holth, is gilded and features an intricate wirework design. It is applied to a scalloped disc of white guilloched enamel. There is a secure rollover clasp on the back as well as the Norway, Holth and sterling marks. It measures 1 ¾ inches in diameter. Gross weight: 22.2 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1277737 (stock #J2574)
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$65.00
Features a scrolled border surrounding a goatherd tableau, this pin features a strong C-clasp and a nice aged patina. It bears both the silver mark of 830S and the partially worn maker’s mark of Niels Erik Elvin (1853-1935), a conjoined NE in a horseshoe. The additional mark of mønsterb. on the back signifies a copyright. The oval pin measures 2 inches long by1 5/8 inches high. Weight: 14.1 grams