Small Pleasures, Antiques & Collectibles
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You must send your full name, address, and phone number when requesting lay-away. When payment is received (PayPal is the preferred method of payment), a hold will be placed on the item. If a check or money order payment is not received within 5 business days, the item will be placed for sale again. If an item is partially paid for, and 2nd is not received within 5 business days of due date, the money paid will be forfeited and item will be put back up for sale. No returns or exchanges on lay-away. And once you start a layaway, you can't apply the amount to something else.

Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$24.95
There are no chips, no cracks and no repairs to this item . This item is in excellent condition.

This was made by the Indiana Glass Company circa 1929-1932.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1032949
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$149.95
This plump silver bow is a classic Los Ballesteros design.

It can be worn as a pendant or a brooch, but either way, this exceptional piece took untold hours to make and finish with such fine precision.

It is marked, "Talleres de los Ballesteros, Taxco, Gro., 925, Hecho en Mexico. It also has the design number MM34.

According to Billie Hougart's, The Little Book Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks, Talleres de Los Ballesteros was established in the family's home town of Iguala in 1937 by Jalil Majul Ballesteros. It was a family business that eventually moved to Taxco in 1941. They were known as a very successful manufacturer and retailer.

Their stylized, 'B', is a distinguishing mark on their work, which has changed over time. The mark on this piece was used from 1942-1980.

It measures 2 1/2" across the widest part and 2-1/8" across the other direction, and weighs a hefty 26.5 grams. It is a stunning piece of wearable sculpture. This lovely piece is in excellent vintage condition.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1137761
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$425.00
This Los Ballesteros bracelet measures 6 3/4" ( inner circumference), 1 1/8" wide and 110.7 grams. (3.2) troy ounces. Excellent condition except for a couple of small dents to the clasp end half moon segment. Clasp closes tightly.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #858591
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$189.95
This vintage LOS BALLESTEROS sterling bracelet is made in Taxo, Guerrero, Mexico. It weighs 60 grams. It is 7 1/2" long by 1" in width. It is hallmarked B ( stylized Ballesteros Logo) Mexx 925 Talleres de Los Ballesteros.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1035264
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$139.95
This Los Ballesteros 3 dimensional bracelet has a shadow box design with a tribal dragon head. This bracelet is 7" long by 5/8" wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1033097
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$395.00
This wonderful, heavy weight vintage sterling silver bracelet of William Spratling design is well executed. It 7" long by 3/4" wide by 1/8 thick. Secure push clasp. EXCELLENT CONDITION.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1960 item #1069537
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$99.00
This is a stunning cast brass Virginia Metalcrafter Louis XVI inkwell and stand. It is 9 1/2" long by 3" tall x 6" wide. We do have the correct inkwell and cap ( also marked Virginia Metalcrafters).

Virginia Metalcrafters 1890-2006 Waynesboro, Virgina. The started out as the Loth Stove Company and later acquired the Harvin Company of Baltimore in 1953. Authentic sand cast reproduction from special bases and alloys along with fine craftmanship and faithful attention to detail were reflected in all items made by Virginia Metalcrafters. These reproductions were as close to the originals in process, construction and finsih as was possible to achieve. VM used the Harvin Trademark. The symbol of the hand molder as well as their own Betty Lamp Hallmark in the production of many accessories such as their leaf trays, trivets, andirons, sconces, candlesticks and other decorative objects. It is no wonder they were sought after by museums, foundations, and historic preservationists to replicate our countries antiques. A list of some of their commisioned museum appointments while in business include: Thomas Jefferson, Monticello Memorial Foundation, Old Sturbridge Village, HIstoric Charleston, Historic Newport, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg Restoration, Mount Vernon Mystic Seaport.

Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$69.95
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #632108
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$495.00
This fabulous buckle bracelet has a white buckle 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" hinged to the lipstick 1 3/8" red band. You will notice in the pictures that there are two hinges to facilitate putting it on. The inside dimensions 2 5/16" x 2 1/4".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #550367
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$45.00
This pin is 2 5/8" long and 1 5/8" wide and 3/8" thick. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1070272
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$119.95
I have seen these brooches described as unsigned Hattie Carnegie or unsigned Kenneth Jay Lane. The colors are fabulous and the detail is wonderful. An unusual color combination.

Toucans are the Brazilian symbol for the Amazon Forest where they reside. They are predators and hunters sand have astounding eye-site to see small prey through the dense leaf canopy of the jungle. The pin is 3" tall x 1 3/4" wide.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1070275
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$119.95
I have seen these brooches described as unsigned Hattie Carnegie or unsigned Kenneth Jay Lane. The colors are fabulous and the detail is wonderful. An unusual color combination.

Toucans are the Brazilian symbol for the Amazon Forest where they reside. They are predators and hunters sand have astounding eye-site to see small prey through the dense leaf canopy of the jungle. The pin is 3" tall x 1 3/4" wide.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #854493
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$135.00
This wishbone sugar cube tong is hallmarked with Lunt symbol Treasure #271 and sterling. This item also has engraved initials on one side of bottom of wishbone.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #657928
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$275.00
This majolica pitcher has an unusual anchor and chain pattern around the top and pale pink flowers with green leaves on a cream background in the center. It has a brown basket weave bottom. There is some clay shrinkage on the inside. See picture for details. There are no marks.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #816900
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$65.00
This vintage Maltese cross is made of burnished gold metal set with faux pearls, sky-blue rhinestones and sapphire blue rhinestones.. It is 2 1/4" in diameter. Excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1950 item #720608
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$139.95
This Mangus Aase "Rose" cream or bouillon ladle is 6.5" long The bowl is 2 7/8" long by 1 1/2" wide. It is hallmarked K.W.830s Mangus Aase symbol NM. The NM is the generic mark which roughly translates as design copyright. The mark was used from 1876-1953.

Notice the hook on the reverse and that this ladle has a gold wash bowl. It is also hallmarked 18-7-1931.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #886603
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$175.00
This charming Margot de Taxco sterling silver ballerina is 1 1/8th" x 1 1/2". This item is hallmarked Sterling Made in Mexico hallmark and style #5200.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1137756
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$175.00
This charming Margot de Taxco sterling silver ballerina is 1 1/8" x 1 1/2" . This item is hallmarked Sterling Made in Mexico and style 5200.