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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1920 item #1229180
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Stunning early Art Deco sterling silver bracelet with large emerald cut prong set glass stones, openbacked and unfoiled, signed H&H Sterling, with a star hallmark. This is the mark of Hamilton & Hamilton Jr., of Providence, Rhode Island, in business from approximately 1896 to 1915. This piece is probably from 1910 - 1915. Box slide clasp with two matching smaller stones, set perpendicular to the larger stones. Just under 3/8 inch wide and 6 7/8 inches wearable length. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1920 item #1229177
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Beautiful glittering sterling silver 1920s Art Deco bracelet with square cut openback unfoiled stones which are either lead crystal paste glass or rock crystal, prong set in frames with very soft repousse decoration on the backs. Early spring ring clasp made with a collar instead of a thumb tab. Clasp is marked STERLING. 6 3/4 inches wearable length and 1/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1910 item #1229130
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Beautiful antique 18th century style gold washed silver Italian drop necklace with flower basket, or giardinetti, "little garden," motif. Circa 1900, marked ITALY, and tests positive for at least 800 silver. Wearable length is 19 inches. Center drops 2 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1229112
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$195.00
Big statement vintage silver Etruscan revival bracelet with large fob style charms with cabochon stones which feel like moonglow Lucite, and topaz glass stones. Bracelet links and fobs are decorated with ornate granulation and wirework. Box slide clasp. Several hallmarks and tests positive for at least 800 silver. Probably Italian, circa 1940 or 1950. Substantial at 92 grams. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches. 2 inches wide including bracelet and charms. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1229111
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$125.00
Big statement vintage preban ivory cocktail size carved ring with sterling silver. I am also selling a similar ring from the same estate. Marked SS for sterling silver. The top is 1 inch by 5/8 inch. Ring size 6. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. This item may not be shipped outside the United States.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1229110
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$95.00
Big statement vintage preban ivory carved ring with sterling silver. I am also selling a similar ring from the same estate. Marked SS for sterling silver. The top is 7/8 inch by 3/4 inch. Ring size 5 1/2. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. This item may not be shipped outside the United States.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1229066
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$95.00
Stunning very big dimensional sterling silver, brass, and copper brutalist unsigned brooch, late 1960s or early 1970s. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. I am listing two similar brooches from the same estate by the same artist. 2 1/4 by 2 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1229064
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Stunning very big dimensional sterling silver brutalist unsigned brooch with matte florentined finish, late 1960s or early 1970s. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. I am listing two similar brooches from the same estate by the same artist. 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1940 item #1178258
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Fabulous early Art Deco Egyptian revival necklace with five tiers of colorless round beads festooned between two sterling silver mounted incredible green glass paste scarabs, with sterling filigree slide clasp. 1930s. The clasp is marked STERLING. Probably French. The colorless beads are probably rock crystal. They don't look like glass...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1170728
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$295.00
Stunning statement early Mexican sterling silver huge bracelet and matching screwback earrings, with very big cabochon obsidian stones. Circa 1930 or 1940. Hidden slide clasp and safety chain. Marked STERLING, .925, very faintly what looks like HECHO EN MEXICO, and a signature which is very worn and illegible. The earrings are marked STERLING. The stones are bezel set in rope twisted wire frames. Great size -- bracelet is 1 3/4 inches wide and has a wearable length of 7 5/8 inches...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1132647
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$175.00
Lovely vintage necklace of large carved palest pink rutilated rose quartz beads with matching sterling mounted cabochon, and front slide clasp. The large oblong beads graduate from large to small and back to large. Marked STERLING. Circa 1930. Possibly Chinese. This necklace has been professionally restrung with hand knotting on pale pink silk thread. 15 inches wearable length. The center is 1 1/8 inches top to bottom and 1 1/2 inches side to side. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1129419
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Beautiful large antique brooch in unmarked silver, with large glass paste stones with tiny black dots painted in the centers, mimicking the open culet (the flat bottom of the stone) of early diamond cuts. Circa 1800. With C catch and extended pin stem. The setting is silver with parts possibly silver plated. The center stone is very large, 13mm/1/2 inch in diameter, and the surrounding stones are 8mm in diameter...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1114482
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Fabulous and large antique drop necklace in very finely worked silver, with large blue chalcedony carved round beads on a fine chain with tiny very detailed silver flowers, and with a large blue chalcedony drop drilled and invisibly suspended from a flower form mounting. Circa 1910...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Edwardian : Pre 1930 item #1065216
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$165.00
Very unusual beautiful bracelet in sterling with small prong set openback stones in pink and green. Circa 1920 or earlier, and marked STERLING. The green stones look like genuine stones, with inclusions, and are probably some kind of chalcedony. The pink stones are probably glass or synthetic rubies. The stone settings are engraved to create a star effect. It has very fine patination (tiny marks and scratches from long use) evenly distributed over the surface, giving it beautiful ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1063926
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Beautiful earrings in classic MATL style. By Matilde Poulat of Mexico City. Circa 1950. Marked MATL in script, 925, and MEXICO, and both earrings are marked with eagle 129, which is the correct number. The screwbacks, which are original, are marked ALPACA, which is of course a white metal alloy. With detailed baroque wirework, tiny turquoise cabochons with beautifully aged green color, and pyramidal amethysts. 1 1/2 inches long and just under 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. One ame...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1063924
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Beautiful dimensional bracelet with repousse work in pre-Columbian style motifs. Circa 1940. Marked STERLING 925 TAXCO MEX and signed CP or OP. It weighs 51 grams. This piece and most of the other Mexican silver I have listed came from one long time collector's estate. 3 3/4 inches wide in front and with a wearable length (when the edges meet) of 6 1/2 inches. Overall excellent condition. The tips of the longest "fronds" have some very slight unevenness which is most likely from the ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1063923
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Fabulous vintage necklace with thirteen glowing "dragon's breath" glass cabochons simulating fire opals, in baroque, deeply worked settings. Marked STERLING, TAXCO, EMMA, and numbered 279. This is the mark of Emma Melendez of Taxco, active 1953-1971. Slide clasp. 16 inches wearable length and 7/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1063922
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Early pre-eagle large bracelet with a lacy flower form pattern. Circa 1940. Marked STERLING 925 TAXCO. With a darkened aged finish. It weighs 59 grams. This piece and most of the other Mexican silver I have listed came from one long time collector's estate. 4 inches wide in the front and with a wearable length (when the edges meet) of 7 inches. Excellent condition. No dents. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.