NORWEGIAN LOVE TOKEN. KING OSCAR II PERIOD (1872-1905). Measures 5/8" diameter. A beautifully engraved LOVE TOKEN with the conjoined initials N P within leafy swirls and flourishes. Fashioned from a genuine coin of the period of King Oscar II. The reverse with the motto: BRODERF(ol) KENES VEL (The Good of The Brother Peoples) and has the Crowned Arms of OSCAR II of Norway. Rare.
STERLING SILVER "TEDDY BEAR" CHARM BRACELET. Marked 925. Measures 7 1/4 inches in length. There are 14 Bears attached each fully detailed on both sides. Each Bear measures 3/8 inches. Weighs 6.00 grams.
VICTORIAN DOUBLE CAMEO BROOCH or PIN. Circa 1870s. A double cameo pin featuring two circular shell cameos each with a woman's head, in profile, facing each other. Each cameo has a ball and rope-twist border. The brooch measures 1 12 inches in width by 3/4 inches in height.
A PAIR OF LOS BALLESTEROS STERLING SILVER EARRINGS. Taxco, Mexico. Circa 1940s. Stamped with the maker's mark. A fine pair of screw back earrings by LOS BALLESTEROS with engraved design and scrollwork. Each earring measures approximately 3/4" by 1/2". Please see enlargements for details.
A FINE STERLING SILVER PENDANT SET WITH A LARGE POLISHED CABOCHON SPIDER TURQUOISE STONE. Marked 925. The pendant is fairly large measuring approximately 2 1/2 inches in length (including the bail). The piece is intricately detailed. The pear shaped stone is set in sterling featuring a floral and leaf design accent at the top. In excellent condition. Gross weight 20.10 grams.
A STERLING SILVER "PRECIOUS MOMENTS" BROOCH OR PIN CRAFTED IN MEXICO. The pin measures approximately 1 1/8 inches by 1 1/4 inches. An openwork figural pin featuring two children. In excellent condition. Gross weight 7.20 grams.
BALLOU & CO. STERLING SILVER SCOTTISH TERRIER PIN OR BROOCH. Stamped with the company's hallmark and STERLING. A small but very detailed SCOTTY DOG pin. There is a wonderful texture to the dog's fur. The pin measures only 7/8 inches in width by 3/4 inches in height but the dog's personality makes up for its size! In excellent condition.
I. MICHELSON STERLING SILVER & VERMEIL CIRCLE PIN. New York: stamped on the back with the maker's mark. A circle pin with a gold-over-silver (vermeil) bow or ribbon on the upper left. The circle is studded with 26 rhinestones and there are an additional three accenting the bow. The pin measures approximately 1 3/4 inches at its widest point. The rhinestones have closed backs (see enlargement 4) which dims their lustre somewhat otherwise in fine condition. A nice example from this scarce ...click for details
A STERLING SILVER AND GENUINE GARNET CIRCLE PIN. Stamped 925 and with the maker's mark RNM. Hinged straight pin on the back with a safety clasp. The pin is formed as a circle and is prong set with eight faceted oval garnets each measuring approximately 1/4" in width. The brooch measures 1 1/8 inch in diameter. In excellent condition.