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 guilloche enamel CIRCLE BROOCH by LAMODE. Stamped on the back: LAMODE STERLING. A circle pin with a pretty floral design of pink and blue flowers set against a white guilloche background. Measures 1 1/8 inches in diameter. In excellent condition.
A lovely pair of STERLING SILVER EARRINGS by NAPIER. Stamped: PAT.NO.154859 - indicating a date of the late 1940s. Each earring is formed as a five-petaled flower. Clip backs. Each earring measures 7/8 inches by 1/2 inch. In excellent condition.
A beautiful pair of large oval sterling silver earrings SIGNED by BEN G. CHAVEZ. For pierced ears with post and butterfly backs. Stamped on the back: Ben G. Chavez (copyright symbol) STERLING. Each oval earring is bezel set in the center with a large turquoise colored stone. The earrings each measure 1 1/4 inches by 1 inch. In excellent condition
A fine sterling silver CIRCLE PIN by BINDER BROTHERS, Inc. Circa 1960s. Stamped with the maker's conjoined circles - each marked with a "B" (and) STERLING. Hinged straight pin on the back with a safety clasp. Because the pin features a very heavy rope-twist design, the pin stem is made of a sturdier metal than silver. The brooch measures 1 3/8 inches in diameter. In excellent condition. The Binder Brothers firm was founded in New York as far back as 1912.
A large vintage JOSEFF OF HOLLYWOOD sterling silver (not marked but tests sterling) LEAF pin. Circa 1940s. A gorgeous pin by this famous designer. Signed on the back. A lovely free-form leaf design. This is quite a substantial pin weighing 30.02 grams. It measures 2 3/4 inches in height by 2 1/2 inches at its widest point. Hinged straight pin on back with a safety clasp.
A wonderful Retro period CORO vermeil (ROSE GOLD over STERLING SILVER) brooch. Circa 1940s. Stamped: Coro STERLING. The brooch is formed as a ribbon tied into a bow and is accented with a faux "moonstone" floral cluster and three oval "moonstone" buds. The floral cluster and buds each have rhinestone accents. Hinged straight pin on the back with a safety clasp. The pin measures 3 1/4 inches in length. There is very slight wear to the vermeil but nothing that detracts from the ...click for details
A sterling silver brooch in the form of a woman's head, Providence, Lang Jewelry Co., circa 1950s. Designed as a woman's profile. She has a "flirty" closed-eyes expression and wears a textured wide-brimmed bonnet tied with a bow. Hinged straight pin with safety clasp on the back. Marked with the company's "Swan" mark. In excellent condition. Measures 1 3/4 inches in length by 1 inch at its widest.