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 silver and lapis lazuli necklace is classic Betty Cooke - light and airy. It is made of silver tubes and round lapis beads in groups alternating from one to six throughout the 36" length. It is sold in the original Betty Cooke box with her handwritten signature and the purple tissue paper in which she wraps her pieces before lovingly sending them to their new homes. Cooke is 90 years of age and has been well known for her jewelry for some 60 years. This piece is about 25 years old.
Bold and chunky silver earrings by New York designer, Patricia von Musulin. Von Musulin is known for the three dimensional aspect of her work and these clip earrings are no exception. They measure 1 1/2" long and 7/8" wide; made circa 1980. Von Musulin's work is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Wonderful silver and copper earrings by modernist designer, Sam Kramer. The crescent shaped earrings have a silver ball. The tip is turned over with a copper ball making for a very three dimensional design. Measurements are 1 1/16" long x 7/8" wide; backs are clips. Made circa 1960; excellent condition.
Silver pendant by Robert Lee Morris with 11 diamonds of varying sizes. Both front and back have a lovely undulating shape. For a more casual look, the pendant can be worn equally well on the reverse as a plain silver pendant. Morris sold this strung on a black cord but one can easily substitute a silver chain if preferred. The pendant measures 1 5/8" wide and 1 1/2" tall.
Sterling silver necklace by New York designer, Robert Lee Morris. Morris was one of the first designers to present jewelry as wearable art in the 1970's. Chain measures 17" in length . Each oval dangle is 5/8" long. Excellent condition; probably from the 1980's.
Unusual sterling silver bracelet by late 20th century designer, Lisa Jenks. Links are on a heavy elastic cord so that one size truly fits all. One link is different from the others with Lisa's early stylized LJ hallmark on one side which can be worn facing out or facing in and consistent with the others. Links measure 5/8" wide; excellent condition.
Simultaneously large and graceful sterling silver bracelet by the late designer, Astrid Gusterman. Astrid and her husband, Stig, migrated from Sweden in 1950 and began their silversmithing business anew in Denver. Since their deaths in 1978, the business has been taken over by their daughters. This bracelet is an original of Astrid's. Measures 7 1/2" long and 1 3/4" wide.