A wonderful vintage modernist bracelet by Graziella Laffi with her classic birds in sterling silver and blue enamel. Marked Peru, G. Laffi, 925. Measures 7" long and 1 1/8" wide. Has a box clasp that snaps tightly and a safety chain. Has some tarnish. Great whimsical design.
An unusual Mexican silver beaded choker style necklace with two rows of beads and wood spacers with silver overlay. Measures about 15 1/2" long. Has a large box clasp that snaps tightly. Has some tarnish and a few tiny dings to the beads. Unsigned, but most likely sterling. Lays nicely on the neck.
A pair of sterling silver cuff links in a modernist concave design. Signed Patino, Taxco Sterling, 925. Also has an early eagle mark with the number 1 in it. Measure approximately 1" square. Very nice condition, toggles work fine. Reminiscent of an Antonio Pineda design.
A modernist pendant made up of two curved sterling silver panels with a green agate cabochon suspended in the center. The two panels overlap for an interesting affect. Back side is lightly hammered and can be seen in places in the front. Measures 2 1/2" tall and 2" across. Has a large bale so will accommodate a neck ring or thick chain. Marked Israel 925 and a maker's mark. Great hand made design.
A great vintage studio sterling silver modernist brooch with a purple cabochon. Two layers of heavy sterling. Measures 1 3/8" across and 1 1/2" tall. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Very nice condition. Well made, warm patina.
An interesting silver necklace made up of alternating square links with abstract overlay and hammered connectors. Measures 15 1/2" long. Squares measure 3/4". Hook closure. Very nice condition, with some tarnish. Lays nicely on the neck.
A pair of stylized bird earrings in sterling silver and enamel by Graziella Laffi. These dangling earrings, in a Pre Columbian bird design, hang 1 1/2" from the hook and measure 1 1/8" across. Marked Peru, G. Laffi 925 on the back of one and the same thing plus Welsch for the store they were purchased at on the other. In nice vintage condition, has a tiny fleck to the enamel on one eye. Great design!
A pair of vintage Mexican sterling cufflinks with a cut work design. Measure 1" long, 3/4" across and 1/4" high. Marked Sterling MM Mexico on the backs. Toggles work fine. Could use some polishing. Slightly bent but the new owner can easily bend them back. Pre Eagle.
A Fine Hammered Sterling Silver Encased Cigar Cutter. Overall this measures about 6" long, the layer of silver applied to each side measures about 4 1/4" long. Cigar cutter is marked Germany, American made hammered silver is hallmarked as shown. An unusual find.
A vintage Mexican silver brooch in a William Spratling design. Unmarked. Measures 1 1/4" long and 1" wide. Safety clasp. Some minor surface scratches. Great classic design.
A pair of vintage modernist Mexican silver and turquoise colored stone screw back earrings. Influenced by Hubert Harmon's Sputnik design. Measure 5/8" across and drop down 1 1/2". In nice condition, some tarnish. Findings are marked Alpaca, and the maker's initials, JCR. Earrings cleaned up like silver. Screw backs work fine. They sway while you walk and really catch the light! Fun design.
A modernist pair of ice tongs in sterling silver by Leonore Doskow. Measure 4 3/4" long. Signed Leonore Doskow Handmade Sterling. In nice condition with some minor scratches. Sleek modernist design.
A well made pair of sterling silver clip earrings that are made of two triangular layers of silver. Measure 1/2" across and 1/2" high. Marked sterling on the back of the earrings and also on the clips. Clean modernist lines. Look very nice on.
A rare and beautiful sterling silver brooch by the well regarded Mid Century studio jeweler, Herman Roth, (1901-1968 - active 1940's-50's). Measures 1 7/8" across and 2" long. Wonderfully hand crafted and nice weight. Signed Herman Roth Larchmont, the HR logo, Sterling and Handmade. Has a safety clasp. Minor surface scratches. Hard to find his jewelry.
A vintage silver and stone pendant or brooch by Bernice Goodspeed, Taxco, Mexico. Measures 1 3/4" across the top, 1" across the bottom and 1 1/2" tall. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly and a bale so can be worn on a chain. Signed Taxco, Mexico around a 'B', Sterling 925 and eagle #3. Minor surface scratches. New owner may choose to polish more. Nice Arts and Crafts design.
An Interesting Stylish Vintage Burl Wood Lamp. Mid Century Modern Lamp with unusual wood shade. Measures about 24" tall, base about 10 1/2 at its widest, shade about 15" by 10". One small hole in shade as shown, otherwise fine. Could not find a maker's mark, maybe someone will know. Great look.
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A wonderful Arts and Crafts period sterling silver large brooch with turquoise and enamel. Signed with what looks like a conjoined backwards P and B. Measures 3 1/4" across and 2 1/4" tall including the drops. Has a 'C' clasp. Has green enamel designs and two triangular turquoise drops. Heavy. Has some minor surface scratches. Striking design!
A vintage modernist sterling silver and pearl ring. Consists of a sterling silver band with a pearl at each end and prongs that extend over the band. Approximately size 8 but is adjustable because the two ends overlap and are not attached. Signed Mexico 925, some initials and Eagle #3. Very cool design. Great condition.