This ring by a Native American silversmith is the largest ring I have ever seen. The central stone is a beautifully mottled agate with a forest green ground and flecks of red. The stone measures 1 1/16" x 1 7/16. With the silver rope banding around it, the front of the ring measures 1 7/16" x 1 3/4". It is size 8 3/4 but can easily be sized up or down. This dramatic ring can be worn equally well by a man or woman.
Beautiful handmade bowl by silver master, William Spratling. It is smooth on the outside and intentionally showing the hand hammer marks on the inside. Measurements are 6 3/4" long and 4 3/4" wide. It is 2 1/4" tall. Excellent condition; 1940's hallmarks.
Beautiful small silver ladle with an ebony handle by silver master, William Spratling. The inside of the bowl shows the hand hammer marks while the outside is smooth. A side view shows the elegance with which the handle is made. It is wider toward the bottom and tapers at the top.It measures 6 3/4" long; the bowl is 1 7/8" in diameter. There is a tiny indentation on the wood handle close to the bowl; everything else is in perfect condition. 1940's hallmark.
Elegant silver ladle with an ebony handle by silver master, William Spratling. The inside of the bowl shows the hand hammer marks. It measures 3 1/2" wide to the pouring lip. The handle is 10" long. Excellent condition; 1940's hallmark.
These large earrings by silver master William Spratling are most unusual. Oval obsidian discs are below the silver swirl with an obsidian ball on top. They measure 1 1/8" wide x 1 5/8" tall. 1960's hallmark. They are from the widow of silversmith Allan Adler.
This necklace beautifully combines round silver beads with slightly oval ones of what is referred to as Aztec jade. The handmade silver beads measure about 5/8" in diameter. The jade beads have a beautiful variation in color including an unusual amount of blue. They are strung on a secure silver chain with a lovely handmade box clasp. The necklace measures 17 1/2" wearable length.
This 20 strand sterling silver necklace of small oval links by Tane can be worn two different ways. The strands can be worn loose or twisted to give very different looks as seen in thumbnail photos. The necklace is 24" in length. Made by Mexico's most prestigious jeweler, Tane, in the 1970s.
Lovely necklace of graduated convex circles made by Native American silversmith Don Lucas. A small silver bead separates each circle. The necklace measures 17 1/4" wearable length. The circles range from1 3/4" wide down to 15/16". Dated 1987; very good condition.
Beautifully sculpted Caviar earrings by Lagos. They are made of sterling with 18 karat gold pyramids and a central oval amethyst. Clip backs can be converted to posts. Measurements are 3/4" wide and 7/8" tall. Excellent condition; made circa 1990's.
This fine line, streamlined sterling silver belt buckle is totally Betty Cooke. She is known for the light, airy simplicity of her Modernist designs. The buckle measures 2 3/16" wide and 1 5/16" tall. It accommodates a 1" belt. It is sold in the original box with Cooke's signature and her well known lavender tissue. Excellent condition; made circa 1970.