An unusual necklace with a fish shaped agate pendant suspended from a silver beaded wire with two silver wire 'wings'. Measures 19" long with the pendant dropping 2 1/2". Clasp screws closed. Looks really nice on the neck. Interesting piece.
A pretty pair of sterling silver clip earrings made in Mexico by Marcel Boucher, signed Parisina. Boucher apprenticed early in his career with Cartier in France. Made sterling silver jewelry under the name Parisina in Mexico during WWII when silver was difficult to obtain. These earrings measure 7/8" across. Marked Parisina, Sterling, Mexico. Clips hold tightly. Have some tarnish. Very well made. Classic design.
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.
A Vintage Sterling Silver cuff bracelet by Arts and Crafts silversmith, William L. De Matteo. Measures approximately 6" around with a 7/8" opening. About 1" wide. Marked with the deM logo, Handwrought, I.G. and Sterling. Nicely hammered. In very good condition, some minor surface scratches. Nice patina. Has the initials B.M.A. in script on the front.
A pair of vintage sterling silver cufflinks by Graziella Laffi depicting a Pre Columbian creature on a contrasting darker hammered background. Measure about 1" across. Marked Peru, G. Laffi, 925. Very nice condition. Lots of detail.
A cool brooch by noted silversmith, Graziella Laffi in the shape of a stylized fish. Measures 1 1/2" long and 1 1/2" tall. In hammered sterling silver with an enamel eye. Marked Peru, G. Laffi, 925 on the back. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. In nice condition, has some minor surface scratches and light tarnish. Love the geometric lines!
An interesting vintage Mexican silver ring with three dangling gemstone (Tiger's Eye, Malachite and Lapis) cabochons. Measures approximately size 5 1/2-6. Marked Taxco Mexico around initials, Eagle #3, and Mexico. Very nice condition, a small chip on the top of the Tiger's Eye near where it connects to the ring. Love the movement of the stones.
A vintage sterling silver modernist buckle in a design by Hector Aguilar. Measures 3 1/4" long and 7/8" wide. Marked Plata, 925 and some other mark that we can't make out. Nice condition, has some minor surface scratches and tarnish. Great modernist design.
A whimsical set in copper and enamel by Casa Maya asking the question 'Si or No?' Brooch measures 2 1/4" across and has a bale so can be worn as a pendant. Has a rollover safety clasp that closes tightly. Earrings measure 1 7/8" long and 1" across. Screw backs work fine. In very nice condition with some minor scratches to the enamel. Love the hearts on the top of the earrings!
A pretty Mexican silver and green quartz bracelet and earring set. Bracelet measures 6 1/2" long without the clasp and 7/8" wide. Clasp snaps tightly. Marked Mexico Silver on the back. Earrings measure 7/8" wide and 5/8" across. Screw backs work fine. Marked Mexico Silver on the backs. Great to have the set. Very nice condition, new owner may choose to polish. Pre eagle.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1232690 (stock #JJ1140)
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 striking pair of sterling silver, three dimensional cuff links by the noted Chicago Modernist Silversmith, Nita Lustig. Measure 1 1/4" across. Signed Sterling, Lustig. Swivel toggles work fine. In nice condition, some surface scratches and a little tarnish. Nice weight and great design. Circa 1950s.
A hammered silver pendant in an Arts and Crafts design. Pendant measures 2 3/4" long and 1 1/4" across. Has an oval lapis cabochon in the center. Probably sterling silver, but no marks. Sterling 23 1/2" chain. Warm patina, well made and nice condition.
A Fine and Interesting Arrowhead Shaped Tray from the workshop of Albert Berry in Seattle. Measures about 13" by 9 1/4". Signed on bottom as shown. Quite nice and rare.
A pair of sterling silver modernist clip earrings by Danish silversmith, Rudolf Andresen who signed his pieces RuA. Leaf shaped with an oxidized center. Measure 1 1/8" long and 3/8" across. Clips hold tightly. Marked Sterling Denmark and Rua. Have some minor scratches and tarnish. Thick sterling, quality work.
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A rare sterling silver and agate stick pin by the Chicago firm, Carence Crafters. Signed with the conjoined CCs in a square and Sterling. Measures 3" long and 1 1/4" across. Has a rectangular agate cabochon. Nice warm patina.
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A wonderfully made large sterling silver repousse pendant depicting a Mayan warrior. Measures 2 1/2" across and 2 3/4" tall. Marked on the back, INAH (for Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia), in Mexico City. Also marked Hecho en Mexico, Sterling 0.925 and has the initials of the artisan, JCE. Very heavy sterling, back is also hammered. Comes with a vintage silver 23" chain, not sure if it is original to the piece. Hook closure...
A vintage modernist brooch by noted silversmith Emily A. Day depicting a whimsical fish. Has a cutout shape of a fish with a thick sterling wire overlay. Measures 3" long and 2" across. Signed EA DAY, Sterling. Closes with a rolling safety clasp. Warm patina, well crafted.