A vintage Taxco, Mexican sterling silver repousee necklace. Measures about 14 7/8" long and 3/4" wide. Marked Sterling, Taxco. Hook closure. Could be made longer with an extender if necessary. Has some minor tarnish and a very minor ding. Early piece.
A vintage Arts and Crafts bar pin or brooch in what is probably sterling silver with an oval green cabochon. Measures 2 1/2" long and 3/8" across. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Signed on the back with stylized initials that look like OHM. Nicely crafted.
A vintage sterling silver hand wrought pendant with what looks like a moonstone cabochon. Pendant measures 2" long and 7/8" wide. Chain has a spring clasp marked sterling and measures about 19" around. Very nice condition, dark patina. A well made studio piece.
A vintage modernist sterling silver pendant with a Malachite central stone. Signed Sterling and with a Maker's Mark that looks like a stylized SS. Measures 2 1/8" long and 1 3/8" across. Piece looks very Scandinavian. Brushed surface. Large bale will work with a thick chain or a neckring. Thick sterling. Well constructed. Great clean design.
A stylized bird in sterling silver and enamel by Graziella Laffi. Has a tongue! Also has cut outs on the body. Measures 1 5/8" across and 1 1/4" tall. Marked Peru, Laffi 925 on the back. Rollover clasp holds tightly. In nice vintage condition, has some very minor surface scratches and a bit of tarnish. Green enamel eye. Great unique design!
Silverman's Selected Antiques
A sterling silver pendant with a fused glass on clay jewel by noted modernist jeweler, Elsa Freund, (1912-2001). Marked Elsa on the back of the jewel. Pendant measures 1 3/4" long and 1" across. Beautiful sparkling blue iridescent jewel. Sterling chain measures 18" long, has a spring clasp and is marked 925 Italy. Pendant has a little tarnish and there is a little roughness to the edges of the bale. A unique piece of jewelry from a talented artisan.
A whimsical sterling silver hand wrought brooch depicting a 'happy' rooster. Measures 2 1/4" across and 2 1/4" tall. Marked Hand Wrought Sterling on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Very nice condition, hs a little tarnish and some minor surface scratches. Has an Arts and Crafts feel to it.
A fun vintage sterling silver brooch or pendant depicting a creature, possibly a reindeer in a crouching position. Measures 1 1/4" across and 1" high. Marked on the back with what looks like the initials IMP and a hallmark which we can't decipher. Can be worn as a brooch or on a chain. Has a rollover safety clasp. Warm patina.
A vintage sterling silver and amethyst brooch in a Fred Davis design. Marked Mexican Sterling with the Eagle #22 which was used for Sanborn's when Davis was the manager. Measures 1 1/8" across. Sterling is in great condition, new owner may choose to polish. Amethyst has natural occlusions, a very small chip near the edge of the bezel and a few very tiny rough spots. Has rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Circa 1948-78.
A vintage modernist bracelet and pair of earrings signed Beto, Taxco Gro and with Eagle #3. Sterling silver with onyx cabochons. Bracelet measures 6 7/8" long and 5/8" across. Has a box clasp that snaps tightly. Earrings are marked the same. Measure 1" long and 5/8" across. Screw backs hold tightly. Striking design and great condition.
A detailed Mexican silver and green agate brooch in the form of a crab. Measures 1 3/4" tall and 2" across. Marked Silver Mexico on the back. Has a safety roll over clasp that holds fine. Very nice condition. New owner may choose to polish. Pre Eagle.
A beautiful hand hammered sterling silver Arts and Crafts period bracelet. Made up of 3 round links with flowers and grass and 4 hammered links. Signed with a conjoined 'TC' inside a triangle and Sterling on the back and also the clasp. Clasp holds tightly. Measures 6 3/4" long and 1 1/2" at the widest. New owner may choose to polish. Very good condition.