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 modernist silver tie bar by Antonio Pineda, Taxco. Measures 2" long and 1/2" wide. Marked with the Antonio crown, Sterling Mexico, Silver,970 and Eagle 17. Heavy silver with three rows alternating with niello. Clip holds tightly. A few nicks to the edges. Great look!
An interesting hand made cross pendant and chain, signed by the artisan, Lewis Clark. Cross has what looks like turquoise, lapis and a pink quartz inlay, with a pearl at the intersection. Chain is lightly hammered and very detailed. Hook closure. Cross also marked Sterling on the backside. Cross measures 2 3/4" long and 1 1/8" across. Chain measures 18 1/2" long, not counting the 'T' design. In nice condition, could use a little cleaning, but will leave that up to the new owner...
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An acid etched bar pin from Carence Crafters of Chicago. Signed on the back with the intertwined C's. Has a geometric design around the stylized 'C of E' which may stand for The College of Emporia. In German Silver or pewter this brooch measures 1 3/4" long and 3/4" wide. Has a 'c' clasp. Minor surface scratches. Great Arts and Crafts design!
A geometric modernist bracelet with diamond shaped links in sterling silver by Kultateollisuus, Ky of Turku Finland. Measures 7 5/8" long and 3/8" across, great for a larger wrist. Has a very mid century design. Spring closure. Marked with the flying hammer for the maker, Crown for Finland, 830H for sterling silver, and the marks for Turku and 1969. Nice weight and condition. Great modernist design.
A vintage Arts and Crafts sterling silver hammered money clip with stylized initials. Measures 2" long and 1 3/4" across. Marked Sterling and 69 (for the design number). Good condition, has some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Nice bold design and well made.
A vintage brooch by noted Danish Silversmith, Carl Ove Frydensberg. This handmade brooch features a warm patina and ten amber(?) beads. Nice attention to detail. Measures 2 1/4" across and 2 1/2" high. Marked COF Sterling Denmark. Has a rollover safety clasp. Very delicate design.
An interesting sterling silver and pearl neckring in a minimalist style. Consisting of a silver cable with a five sided sterling silver pendant and pearl. Closes with the end wire inserted into a curved tube. Holds tightly. Signed on the bottom of the pendant with a mark we don't recognize and 925. Measures 17 1/2" long. Very nice condition. Looks great on.
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An early Mexican sterling silver pendant and chain, depicting a Pre Columbian warrior on a raised textured background. Medallion or pendant measures 2 1/2" square. Very detailed chain measures about 18" long. Hook closure. Marked on the back Hecho en Mexico, M.G. 0.925. Pre eagle. Very intricate work.
A pair of modernist sterling silver cufflinks with a braided overlay design. Measure 1" long and 3/4" wide. Have stationary curved rods with solid balls. Marked on the back Sterling Hand Made and the maker's mark, ECH. These cufflinks are in very nice condition with minor scratches. There is some extra solder on the back of one cufflink where the finding is attached that is original. An interesting pair of cufflinks by a talented artisan.
A well made Mexican silver repousse brooch in a stylized floral - maybe poppies design. Measures 3" long and 1 3/4" at the widest. Marked Silver Made in Mexico with a conjoined 'CA'. Mark is documented but not identified. Has an early rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Very nice vintage condition, maybe some slight indentations on the buds, but almost look original. Warm patina. Pre Eagle.
A vintage, modernist sterling silver ring designed by Pentti Sarpaneva for Turun Hopea Oy of Finland. Design measures 1 3/8" long and 1" across. Ring measures about a 4.5 now. Marked with the intertwined TH for Turun Hopea, Crown mark for Finland, 830H for silver standard, Town Mark for Turku and date code which looks like L7 for 1964. Nice weight and condition. Great design.
An Arts and Crafts hand hammered silver link bracelet. Marked 835 on the hook clasp. Measures 7" long and 3/4" wide. Warm patina. Has one ding. Striking design, lays nicely on the wrist.
A vintage heavy sterling silver ring in a brutalist design. Size 8. Measures about 1 1/2" long in the front. Partial sterling mark inside. Nice hammering. Substantial.
A pair of vintage Mexican sterling silver earrings in a William Spratling design. Consist of a scrolled band with incised lines and center balls. Measure 1 3/8" long and 5/8" across. Marked 925 Mexico on the back of one and Plata 'E' or 'B' Taxco on the back of the other. Screw backs work fine. Nice weight and condition. Probably pre Eagle.
A wonderful vintage handmade sterling silver brooch in an Arts and Crafts design. Signed with conjoined 'JM' and Sterling. Measures 2 1/2" at the widest. Has a safety rollover clasp that holds fine. Green cabochon measures 1/2" long. Nice warm patina, very well made.
A pair of vintage Mexican silver screw back dangle earrings. Look like half moons and suns with three dangles. Marked Mexico Silver on the back of the screw backs. Measure 2" from top to bottom and 3/4 across. Screw backs hold tightly. Nice condition, new owner may choose to polish. Probably pre eagle. Look great on, move when you walk!
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A wonderfully made, hand hammered sterling silver and carnelian necklace. Measures about 15 1/2" around with the pendant dropping 2 1/2" long. Delicately hammered, dark patina. Hook closure. Marked Hand Made Sterling on the back. One tube shaped carnelian and one cabochon, both in pretty dark orange colors, with the tube having striations. Lays nicely on the neck. A truly beautiful piece.