Silverman's Selected Antiques
A vintage hand made pendant depicting what looks like an abstract woman. Bronze or brass. The head is part of the top link so it moves. Suspended from a brass chain. Pendant measures 4 1/2" long including the top link and 3" at the widest. Chain measures 19" long and has a hook closure. Nice workmanship. Very unique item.
An interesting handmade brass brooch with a central amber jewel. Measures 4 1/4" long and 2 5/8" across. Has a 'C' clasp which holds tightly. Amber has some roughness to the surface which appears to be original. Great abstract floral design.
A vintage modernist copper and brass bracelet and matching earrings. Great mid century design. Bracelet measures 7" around and 1 3/4" wide. Closes with a fold over clasp. Has a safety chain. Matching earrings measure 1 1/4" across and have clips that hold tightly. Copper with brass overlay. Well made and bold design.
A very unusual bronze or brass ring with tentacles that reach up and around your finger. Measures about a size 6. Shank measures 3/8" wide. Top sits about 3/4" high. Has a little tarnish. Unmarked. Fun, modernist design.
An interesting pair of earrings by modernist jeweler, JB Pericles of Haiti. Small disks overlapping larger textured disks. Marked Pericles Haiti on the back of one and Pericles on the back of the other. Measure 2 1/2" long and 3/4" across. Fish hook backs for pierced ears. One of the hooks is a little bent. Look wonderful on!
A vintage Modernist Artisan Made enamel over copper bracelet. Measures approximately 7 1/2" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Concave links give an interesting dimension to the design. Links are also curved so the bracelet lays nicely on the wrist. In nice condition, top surface has some minor wear to the edges, underside has some wear. Box clasp holds tightly. Cobalt blue contrasts with the mustard yellow and silver-white enamel. Looks great on!
A vintage modernist copper fish buckle with a large green agate cabochon eye. We paired it with a copper neck ring so it could be worn as a necklace. All of the pieces are included so could be used as a buckle if desired. Marked Mexico on the back. Fish measures 4" long and 2 1/4" across. Has raised copper curvy lines for texture. Well made great, fun design.
A vintage brass, copper and enamel bangle bracelet by Casa Maya of Mexico City. This rigid bracelet, in the form of an Aztec serpent measures 8" around and 2" at the widest. It is NOT adjustable, so it would fit someone with a smaller hand and wrist. Must be able to slide into it without bending it. In nice condition, has a few very small chips to the enamel near the serpent's nose and a few flakes on one side and the back...
Silverman's Selected Antiques
An unusual large copper, brass and ceramic cuff bracelet from Casa Maya. Depicts a man reclining. His body is outlined in brass and filled in with various shades of green enamel. His head is made from some kind of pottery or ceramic and held in place with a brass headband. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 3/8" tall. In nice condition, a few tiny areas of missing enamel and the man has a chip on his nose...
An unusual vintage modernist hand made ring made of copper and brass. Has an abstract pattern surrounding a crescent moon with a face on it. Ring size is about 7 1/2. Front design measures about 1 1/2" long and 1 1/2" around. Feels very comfortable on. Makes a statement!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1232690 (stock #JJ1140)
Silverman's Selected Antiques
An Arts and Crafts hand hammered, acid etched brooch in brass signed Forest Craft Guild. Measures 2 1/4" across and 2 5/8" tall. Has a 'C' clasp that holds well. Has a nice patina. Wonderful organic design.
A vintage copper, brass and enamel brooch or pendant in a Pre Columbian Casa Maya design. Measures 2 3/4" across and 3 1/2" long. In very nice condition. Has a rollover clasp that closes tightly. Signed Mexico on the back. Great design.
A vintage copper and enamel brooch in an Arts and Crafts design by John Leman. Great Celtic motif. Rich brown and gold enameling. Signed on the back John Leman. Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Very nice condition. Safety clasp.
A vintage copper hand wrought necklace with a large pendant and a central art glass drop. Looks like the work of Rafael Alfandry from Canada, but unsigned. Chain measures a total of 25 1/2" long. Pendant measures 3 1/2" long and 2" across. Nice dark patina. Interesting 'S' shaped links. Pretty teal blue color.
An interesting Neck Ring with a large suspended pendant. Not sure what the silver toned metal is. Hand made and decorated with a hammered finish. Has a central 1" in diameter green stone or art glass cabochon. Neck ring measures about 12" around, with a 2" opening. Flexible so can bend a little when put on. Measures 5/8" wide. Pendant is 3" across. Has the artisan's initials 'ML' on the back of the pendant. In good condition. Great design!
A vintage copper and brass mixed metals necklace with a ceramic head. Signed on the back Mexico with a crown. Pendant is made from a brass backing with a copper head and ceramic face. Chain is made from alternating copper and brass links with a box clasp that snaps tightly. Pendant measures 1 3/4" long and 1 3/8 across. Chain measures 23" long. Nice condition. Very unusual design.
A pair of vintage clip earrings in an organic brass design with large coral stones. Signed Maches on the back. We've seen this signature along with the mark Mexico on other modernist pieces. Measure 3/4" across and 1" long. In very nice condition, have very little wear and some very minor surface scratches. Clips hold tightly. Great deep red color.
A vintage copper and wood brooch depicting an African silhouette. Measures 2" across and 2 1/2" tall. Top and bottom are wood and center is copper. Very nice condition, great patina. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Great three dimensional design.