This handmade, Navajo sterling silver pillbox is centered with a nice turquoise stone. It measures 1 1/2" x 2", larger than most. Inside are stamped the maker's initials, JC. Excellent condition. Circa 1940's.
These subtly sculptural earrings are by the late famed Modernist designer, Ed Wiener. A pearl moves on a rod that spans the oxidized, curved backing. The earrings measure 3/4" long and 1/2" wide; screwbacks; excellent condition.
This is an original gold cuff bracelet by collectible American designer, Helen Woodhull. Since her death in 2005, Woodhull's atelier has continued at James Robinson but this piece is dated 1989. The central stone is garnet flanked by three yellow sapphires on each side. It fits a small/medium wrist. The inner diameter is 2 1/8" with an opening of 1". It is 7/16" tall. The original safety chain is included but has been removed from the bracelet.
This teardrop necklace and bracelet is one of Antonio Pineda's iconic designs. In this instance, the stone is obsidian which has a slight iridescence, an unusual choice for him. Made of 970 silver. The bracelet links are 1 1/2" wide. Links of the necklace are graduated with the largest also 1 1/2" in width. The curved links are hinged to gracefully form to the neck. Excellent condition. Circa 1960.
This early bracelet by silver designer, Hector Aguilar, dates to the 1940's. It is unusual for the Mexican silversmiths to have incorporated turquoise in their work. The bracelet measures 3/4" wide and 6 1/2" in wearable length. Condition is very good; one of the stones has fissures that may have been natural to the stone rather than cracks.
Textured links surround irregularly shaped stones in this 35" long necklace. Three links on the end allow the length to be modified by an inch. It can be worn equally well singly or doubled. It is made of 22 karat gold with tourmaline, amethyst, garnet, citrine and blue topaz. The links have two different textures. It is a versatile, beautiful and unusual necklace.
Unusual Los Castillo bracelet with undulating links filled with azure malachite. The stones are in excellent condition and nicely varied in color. Links are 1" wide. The bracelet is approximately 7" long but difficult to measure precisely because of the safety chain. It fits a medium/ small size wrist. Hallmark dates 1948 - 1960.