A vintage modernist organic sterling silver brooch or pendant from the well known Israeli silversmith, Rachel Gera. Has a large druzy stone nested in sterling with a fresh water pearl. Has a light gold wash. Rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Has a large bale so can be worn on a chain or neck ring. Marked with the script signature, R. Gera. Measures 2 1/4" across and 2 1/2" high. We have not polished it. Great sensual design.
An unusual hand made hammered sterling silver necklace with a suspended architectural pendant by Mahri of Massachusetts. Known for one of a kind original designs, this unique necklace measures approximately 14 1/2" around and can be enlarged by the addition of a few links on the back. Pendant drops down about 7 1/2" and ends with a stone encased in sterling. Marked Mahri sterling on the reverse. Well constructed, stunning design. Lays nicely on the neck...
A vintage modernist brooch depicting a bird in sterling silver with a turquoise eye. Signed Maricela Tasco, Sterling, 925 and Eagle #3. Measures 2" tall and 1 1/4" wide. In nice condition, has some tarnish and a minor surfaces scratches. The head is three dimensional and curves around the eye. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Very cute on!
A stunning long sterling silver necklace with alternating Tiger's Eye stones by noted Cordoba, Spain modernist jeweler, Joachim S'Paliu. Measures about 42" long. Marked Sterling, Spain, S'Paliu. Has some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Really stands out when worn!
A modernist Sterling Silver hammered and chased brooch by Ed Levin in the form of a Dove with an amethyst colored eye. Measures 1 5/8" across and 2" tall. Marked LEVIN, Sterling BENN VT. Mid 20th Century. Very nice condition. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Great design.
An Art Deco hammered sterling silver pendant or brooch with a three dimensional hula girl. Her skirt is raised off the base. Measures 2 7/8" long and 1 3/4" across. Marked 935 on the back for Sterling. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Large bale so can be worn on a chain or neck ring. Very nice condition, warm patina. Lots of details, well made.
An Arts and Crafts sterling silver pendant by the Art Silver Shop of Chicago. Pendant has a long, oval turquoise cabochon. Pendant measures 2 1/4" long and 5/8" across. Marked on the back with Hand Made, conjoined TASS and Sterling. Chain is 20" long and probably is not original to the pendant. Has a hook closure. Beautifully made. Great example.
A Fine Tray from the workshop of Horace Potter in Cleveland, Ohio. The tray with matchbox holder is made of hammered copper with what appears to be pewter decoration. Measures about 7" across and 3" tall. Nice patina. Signed on bottom as shown.
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 delicately crafted Arts and Crafts sterling silver necklace. Has three green glass cabochons, silver beads and handmade flowers. Marked Sterling on the jump ring. Measures 16" around. Center drop measures 1 1/2" by 7/8". Wonderful condition. Warm patina.
A hammered copper brooch depicting a woman with a hat signed. Kenneth Kreation. Also marked Hand Wrought. Measures 3" long and 2 3/8" across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Deep copper color. Very nice condition. Cool Art Deco feel.
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch with an oval amber cabochon by Danish Silversmith Niels Erik From (NE From). Signed with the script NE From, 925S, Sterling, and Danmark. Measures about 2 1/4" long and 3/4" across. Closes with a secure rollover clasp. Amber has a few minor scratches. Nice warm patina, great modernist design.
An Arts and Crafts sterling silver brooch by the Chicago silver firm, Kalo. Measures approximately 1 1/4" high and 2" long. Marked Hand Wrought Sterling Kalo and 107. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Beautiful condition. Nice dark patina.
A vintage sterling silver three dimensional brooch. Measures 2" across and 1" wide. Has a rollover safety clasp that closes tightly. Marked sterling on the back. Very nice condition. Great mid century hand made design.
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!
An interesting Mexican silver brooch in a Pre Columbian design. This large brooch is signed Aguilar, Hecho en Mexico 900. Measures 3" long and 2 1/4" across. Very nice condition, dark patina and heavy. Has an early 'C' clasp. Striking design!
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver charms by the well known Japanese silversmith, Miye Matsukada, whose work was signed Janiye. Matsukada also had a store in Boston. Each charm measures about 3/4" across. Marked on the back of each Janiye, Japan, Sterling 950. Could even be worn as an interesting pair of earrings. (Just need earwires). Excellent craftsmanship. Pretty organic design.
A bold sterling silver piece of repousse work that was one side of a buckle and has been converted to wear as a pendant. Signed Sterling, Lico, Mexico. Measures 3 1/2" long and 3 1/8" at the widest. Can be worn with a chain through the back hooks. In nice condition, has some tarnish and a small ding. Great design. Pre eagle.