A hammered sterling silver cuff bracelet by John O. Bellis in a classic Arts and Crafts design. This cuff bracelet by Bellis, who worked for the San Francisco company, Shreve, is made of hammered Sterling silver with an applied 'G' initial. Measures 1/2" wide and approximately 6 3/4" around with an opening of 3/4". Very good condition, great patina. Marked John O. Bellis Sterling inside.
A wonderful brooch from William Spratling in his classic Moth design. This brooch of silver with two amethyst cabochons, measures 2 1/2" across and 1 7/8" tall. Marked Spratling Silver, Made in Mexico. From 1943, during his first design period. In wonderful condition. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. One of his best designs!
A wonderful, rare brooch by Shreve of San Francisco in a large flower design. Very detailed. Marked on the back, Shreve Sterling, Ella Dalton 1902, and also 'To Ruth Crossley, A Gracious Lady. From The Ponder's, 1967'. Has a 'C' clasp. Measures 3" across and 3 1/4" long. Beautiful Arts and Crafts design. Great condition.
A classic Fred Davis sterling silver and amethyst bracelet. Pictured on page 27 of "Mexican Silver" by Morrill and Berk. Measures 6 1/2" long without the clasp, and 1" wide. Has a box clasp that holds tightly. Marked with the conjoined FD, Silver Mexico and eagle #22. Amethysts have natural occlusions. One may have a tiny chip, but it may be original to the stone, hard to tell even with a loupe. Wonderful condition and patina.
A rare and wonderful vintage heavy sterling silver and pearl cuff bracelet by master Mexican Silversmith, Antonio Pineda. Marked with his crown, 925, Eagle, and Hecho en Mexico. Very heavy, warm patina, ribbon design. Measures 5 3/4" around the inside with a 1" opening. Weighs 105 grams! Measures about 2 1/2" at the widest. Minor surface scratches. Great asymmetrical modernist design. Collector quality.
A wonderful sterling silver necklace by George Kee. Kee worked at White Hogan in Scottsdale, AZ with his brother Allen Kee and cousin Kenneth Begay. Signed on the back with the initials GK, the White Hogan Mark, Sterling and Hand Made. Measures approximately 15" around, 1 3/8" at the widest. Hook clasp. Very nice weight, cool modernist design. Slight surface scratches. Looks great on! Circa 1950-60.
An amazing sterling silver modernist pendant, Hopeakuu or Silver Moon, designed by Tapio Wirkkala and produced by Nilo Westerback Oy. Marked NW, Crown for Finland, 925, U7 for 1973. Measures 4 3/4" across. 13 concentric circles joined by a stem with a cast ball in the center. Chain measures about 27" long and is also marked NW, Crown and 925. In nice vintage condition, has some tarnish and surface scratches to the front and back...
A stunning vintage Mexican necklace and earrings in sterling silver with large cabochon amethysts in a classic Fred Davis design. Featured in Mexican Silver, by Morrill and Berk on page 29. This set includes the earrings, (we've never seen them before!) Necklace measures approximately 15 1/4 " around and 1" wide. Earrings measure 1 1/4" across and 1 1/4" tall. Earrings have been converted to posts. Set is in very good condition, has some minor scratches...
A rare and wonderful sterling hammered cuff by the well known Arts and Crafts Silversmith, William Waldo Dodge of Asheville, North Carolina. Circa 1930-40. Measures approximately 7" around with a 1 1/4" opening. 3/4" wide. Marked Dodge, 925, By Hand, and other shop marks. Very good condition.
A very cool pair of cufflinks in 970 silver and onyx by Antonio Pineda. In the form of Longhorn Skulls with the horns being made from onyx. Signed with the Antonio Crown, 970 and eagle #17. Measure 1 3/8" tall and 1" across. Toggles work fine. Very nice condition, dark patina, slight roughness to the points on the onyx. New owner may choose to polish. Circa 1950's.
A rare and wonderful brooch by Walter U. Jennings, a highly regarded Roycroft Metalsmith. Signed with his conjoined monogram (WJ), and Sterling. Beautifully hand tooled in a classic Arts and Crafts design. Warm patina. Measures 1 3/4" across. Early 'C' clasp. Has a small scratch on the front but does not detract from the overall design.
A vintage sterling silver pendant by Margot de Taxco in her Zodiac line. This pendant, representing Scorpio measures 1 5/8" across. Marked Margot de Taxco, Sterling Made in Mexico around an earlier eagle mark, and number 5231. Circa 1950. In nice condition with minor surface scratches and and a little tarnish. A highly collectable piece of Margot jewelry.