An unusual pair of Mexican silver earrings. Made of two curved intertwined cut work pieces of silver with the 'ringer' hanging in the middle. Measure 1 3/4" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Screw backs hold tightly. Marked BC 900 Hecho in Mexico DF. Catch the light when they move. Nice condition. Remnants of silver polish from a previous owner. Pre Eagle.
A wonderfully made pair of sterling silver clip earrings by Frank Patania, Sr. Measure 3/4" across. Signed with the conjoined FP, Sterling and the Thunderbird hallmark of Frank Patania's Thunderbird Shop. Clips may have been replaced by a previous owner, they hold tightly. In nice condition, have a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Classic design from an important silversmith.
A vintage sterling modernist bracelet consisting of four ovals. Measures 7" long and 1 5/8" wide. Has a box clasp that snaps tightly. Marked 925. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Lays nicely on the wrist.
A wonderful modernist bar brooch with a braided design by Hector Aguilar. Signed with his conjoined HA, Taxco and 940 for the silver content. Shown on page 150 of Penny Morrill's book, "Silver Masters of Mexico". Measures 2 7/8" across and 1" tall. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. In very nice condition, has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Circa 1940. Great stylized design.
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A modernist sterling silver brooch #361 by Georg Jensen, designed by Ibe Dahlquist. Measures 1 5/8" long and 1 1/2" wide. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925 S Denmark and style #361. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. In very nice condition with a little tarnish and some very minor surface scratches. Great modernist design.
A great pair of Mid Century Modernist sterling silver earrings by Sigi Pineda, Taxco Mexico. Wild 'amoeba' design with three dimensional spheres set on a niello background. Measure about 1" tall and 1" across. Screw backs work fine. Marked Sigi Tasco, Eagle #3 on one and Sterling Made in Mexico in a circle and design number 235(?) on the other. Very nice condition. Really make a statement!
A sterling silver, heavy key chain and fob by noted American Modernist Jeweler, Paul Voltaire. Features a heavy hammered disk attached to a thick curb chain with a hammered squeeze closure key ring at the other end. Measures 6 1/4" long. Marked Paul Voltaire Sterling. Inscribed Breezy, Xmas 1950 on the back of the disk. Very well made. Fine design.
A vintage modernist sterling silver pendant by Erik Granit. Made in Norway. Made up of 5 tiers of spheres and 'U' shaped connectors. Marked with the conjoined EG logo, Crown, 925H, Town mark, and R7 for 1970. Also marked 925, Sterling and Finland. Measures 3 1/2" long and 1 1/4" across. Could be worn on a chain or neck ring. Warm patina, great Scandinavian design.
A vintage three dimensional sterling silver pendant by Modernist Jeweler, Russell Secrest. This pendant, which measures 1 5/8" in diameter, has a raised silver pattern over a dark background. Made from thick silver. The 20" long chain has a great modernist design and is marked Sterling on the clasp. Each half of the chain comes together at the bale. Pendant is marked Secrest Sterling. Great modernist design!
A pretty pair of lightly hammered sterling silver clip earrings, probably from Denmark. Marked 830S for silver content. Measure 3/4" across. Warm patina. Slight dents to the balls. Clips hold tightly.
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver and amethyst cabochon screw back earrings signed MR for Melecio Rodriguez who worked for Sigi and Margot. These earrings measure 1" long and 7/8" across. Signed MR Taxco 925 Mexico and Eagle 3. Screw backs work fine. Some minor surface scratches. Well made and very cool design!
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A fabulous stylized sterling silver tall ring with two tiers of orbs held by a 'V' shaped shank. Reminiscent of the work of Modernist Jeweler, Rachel Gera. Measures between a 6 1/2 and 7. Sits 1" above the finger. Has some minor dings and a slight bend in the back. Looks great on!
A vintage hand made sterling silver pendant with a raw quartz pillar in the center. Almost looks like a window with a candle on the ledge. The stone's texture looks like drip marks on the side of the 'candle'. Measures 1 3/4" tall, 3/4" wide and 1/4" deep. Has some tarnish. Suspended from a 19" chain. Chain has a spring closure marked sterling. A well made studio piece.
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A Mexican Silver bracelet with an Arts and Crafts motif. Looks like links of stylized roses. Measures 8 1/4" long and 3/4" wide. Has box closure which snaps tightly. Marked Silver Mexico on the clasp. Nice vintage condition. Warm patina. Great for a larger wrist. Pre 1948.
A vintage bolo tie with a Pre Columbian creature in thick sterling silver by Fortino Mota, who was one of the chief silversmiths for Antonio Pineda. Measures 1 3/8" across and 1 1/4" tall. Leather braid is about 40" long with what look like sterling tips. Bolo is marked Mexico 0.925 Mota Tasco and eagle #183. Sterling has a little tarnish. A little wear to the leather braid. Great stylized design.
A modernist Pre Columbian sterling silver Sun God brooch by Graziella Laffi. Measures 1 1/2" across and 1 5/8" tall. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Wonderful condition. Signed Peru, G. Laffi, 925. Great attention to detail!
A pair of inlaid screw back earrings by Los Castillo, in their Onix and Negro line. Measure 1" long and 5/8" across. Marked Onix, Negro, Made in Mexico Sterling, Hecho en Mexico Eagle #, and design #44. In nice condition, some minor scratches and a tiny split at the edge of the onyx,(you have to use a loupe to see it). Screw backs work fine. Great design!
A vintage handmade necklace of three sterling silver solid curved links. Measures about 19" around. Hook closure. Some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Nice delicate chain. Looks great on!