Vintage Jewelry and Decorative Objects at Blackbird Hill Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1110156 (stock #J1779)
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$95.00
A double row of petals composed of gilded sterling silver, enameled in deep red. A cross-hatch grid pattern of guilloche work shows under the enamel. There is a secure rollover clasp on the back, with a maker’s mark of a crown and marks for sterling and Norway. It measures 2 ¼ inches across by 2 ½ inches long, including the stem. Weight: 22.8 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1023027 (stock #J1168)
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$275.00
This highly decorated bracelet features a strong repoussée design of flowers and scrolls, on backgrounds of white and black enamel. Inside is the mark for Norway silver, and the maker’s mark of Andresen & Scheinpflug of Oslo. The bracelet is secured by a rod that slides into a cylinder, attached to a chain. The enamel is intact save for a tiny area of impact near the edge (see Photo 1, lower edge of bracelet, and Photo 5 for detail). The hinge and clasp are in good working order...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1141630 (stock #J2033)
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$395.00
Gilded sterling silver panels are decorated with guilloche white enamel, with black enamel and embossed flowers along the rim. The necklace clasp is in good working order, and bears the mark of Ivar T. Holth, Oslo. The box part of the clasp is marked 925 for sterling; the tongue is marked for .830 silver. The enamel is intact, showing no losses or cracks. The necklace measures 15 inches long by 7/8 inch wide. Weight: 66.6 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1135432 (stock #J1991)
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$475.00
A delicate necklace of double rows of green and white enameled flowers, on gilded sterling. There is an unidentified maker’s mark on the tongue and groove clasp, which is also marked sterling and Norway. The necklace measures 14 ½ inches long and ¾ inch wide. Weight: 64.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1023096 (stock #J1163)
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$95.00
This colorful pin of abstract design is composed of thickly applied enamel among applied curls and beads of molten sterling silver. It is hammered from the back, and bears the mark of øystein Balle, of Stavanger, Norway. The back shows a C-clasp in good working order. The pin measures 1 3/4 inches by 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1108047 (stock #J1523)
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$95.00
Of abstract form, this stylized leaf pin is decorated with a curling vine and sterling bead berry. The rich green enamel exhibits guilloche work underneath, and is entirely intact. The silver is gilded, and there is no maker’s mark on the back, though it does bear the marks for sterling and Norway, as well as the term, ‘Edelmetall,’ which translates to ‘precious metal.’ The pin has a secure rollover clasp, and measures 2 3/8 inches long by 1 inch wide. Weight: 8.1 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1141315 (stock #J2023)
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$90.00
The overlapping sterling band is decorated on the flap with a sharkskin-like pattern under red enamel. The inner band is marked for Norway maker Aksel Holmsen. It is a size 6 ¾. Weight: 4.1grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1159954 (stock #J2076)
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$75.00
Sterling ring of adjustable design decorated with white guilloche enamel in a geometric motif. The enamel shows no damage or wear; the ring does not appear to have been manipulated to a different size. It bears the mark of Aksel Holmsen of Sandefjord, Norway. It is a size 5.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1141310 (stock #J2017)
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$60.00
This classic bears the mark of Einar Modahl, with tiny Swedish marks on front, possibly indicating import into that country. The silver is gilded and the vivid blue and yellow enamel is in excellent condition. The pin measures 1 1/8 inches long by ¾ inch high. Weight: 5.2 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1183109 (stock #J2234)
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$345.00
A classic design by Norway’s Anna Greta Eker, using the same ball motifs as her ring designs. The bracelet is composed of a hand-wrought band terminating in three strands, each with an applied ball. The bracelet is in lovely condition -- it has retained its shape, and exhibits only very minor surface wear, which creates a nice warm patina. The maker’s AGE mark is accompanied by the marks for the Norway Design studio. The bangle has an internal circumference of 7 ½ inches...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1185047 (stock #J2308)
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$145.00
Guilloche enameling in blue, pink and white evoking a sunrise over a Nordic scene. The ovular pendant has a sterling backing and features scrollwork on the edges. It’s not clear if the chain is original to the piece, but it appears to be from the same period; it is marked 925 for silver content. The pendant bears a silver mark on the back with what looks like an unidentified maker’s mark. The pendant and chain measure a total of 10 ½ inches long when clasped. Weight: 6.2 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1075361 (stock #J1525)
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$95.00
This white enamel pin, set in gilded sterling silver, bears the mark of Albert Scharning, of Oslo, Norway. It is delicate, and exhibits bold geometric designs in the enamel. It has a secure C-clasp, and works best when fixed to a thick fabric. The pin measures 2 ½ inches long by 1 ½ inches wide. Weight: 12.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1126600 (stock #J1917)
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$165.00
Formed into a pinwheel design by a single flattened sterling silver wire. The ring bears the ND mark of the PLUS workshop, of Fredrickstad, Norway, and the Danish designer J∅rgen Bomholtz, of Kongens Lyngby, who worked from 1965-1983. The top of the ring measures 1 1/8 inches long by 1 inch wide. It is a size 9 1/2. Weight: 15.3 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1104435 (stock #J1755)
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$195.00
A dramatic sterling silver ring featuring an abstract design of short, vertical rods and beading, interspersed with three cabochon stones. The sides have a bark-like texture. Two of the stones could be tourmalines, the third, some sort of quartz. The inner band exhibits the mark of Valdres Sölvsmie & Keramaikkverks.AS of Heggenes, Norway; this mark was registered in 1990, but the company has been in production since 1964...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1088393 (stock #J1643a)
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$95.00
These delicate sterling silver pendant earrings have scrolled frames supporting small teardrops. They are designed in the tradition of solje jewelry from Norway. These earrings are marked only 925 on the screw backs; there are no other markings. They measure about 2 ¼ inches long by 1/2 inch wide. Weight: 7.7 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1970 item #1091118 (stock #J1651)
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$65.00
This sterling silver bangle, made by the workshop of Stuart Nye, features a nice variation from Nye’s popular pinecone decoration, using tiny impressed roses instead. The design retains the maker’s signature ¼-inch-wide bangle with beveled edges. The bracelet measures about 1 ½ inches in diameter and has an interior circumference of about 7 ¾ inches. Weight: 12.7 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1970 item #1200788 (stock #J2447)
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$45.00
Nicely ridged with a dark patina, a particularly graceful piece in this series by North Carolina silversmith Stuart Nye. The Nye and sterling marks on the back are partially worn off, as is a patent number. The rollover clasp is secure and is of a vintage design original to the piece, which is highly tarnished. The pin measures 2 1/8 inches by 2 1/8 inches. Weight: 6.1 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1234916 (stock #J2523)
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$175.00
$175
Moonstone cabochons are bezel-mounted within oval onyx panels sitting in silver linked frames. All stones are very secure; one moonstone has a crack down the center that isn’t highly visible but can be felt by running a fingernail over it. The moonstones exhibit a milky quality with some blue highlights.The bracelet has a new sterling silver spring-ring clasp. The bracelet is unmarked, but tests positively for silver. It measures about 7 ¾ inches long, including the clasps.