This sterling silver an onyx bracelet is a rare and early example of the work of silver master, Antonio Pineda. The hallmark dates between 1949 and 1953 when he used the name Jewels by Antonio. It foreshadows the industrial designs often seen in his work. The construction of this bracelet is especially interesting in that it is hinged on the back in a way that allows the stones to move making it very flexible and easy to wear. Measurements are approximately 7 1/2" long (difficult to measure ...click for details
Graceful,three dimensional cufflinks made by the late silver master, Antonio Pineda. Oval moonstones are set in the recessed half of the rectangle. Measurements are 3/4" x 1" to the outer edge of the curved band. Made of 970 silver, higher quality than sterling standard. Made circa 1960.
This amethyst ring by William Spratling is one of his most popular designs. It is the sister to item # 1232858 in which he used a larger, oval stone. This ring is size 4 1/4. It can easily be sized in either direction. Hallmark dates to the 1940's; excellent condition.
This oval picture frame is one of the classic designs of Matilde Poulat (Matl) and her nephew successor, Ricardo Salas. Salas continued the business after Matl's death in 1960. The frame alternates amethyst with turquoise stones. It is 3" tall and 2 1/4" wide.
This silver ring with a large amethyst was one of William Spratling's classic designs. Three balls decorate either side of the bezel. Well hallmarked with Spratling's 1940 - 1946 mark. Ring is size 6 3/4 but can easily be sized up or down.
Unusual silver and amethyst bracelet by famed Mexican designer, Hector Aguilar. The eight oval cabochon stones measure 7/8" tall and 5/8" wide. Between each stone is a bar with a curved, incised decoration and a ball on either side. Upon close examination, one can see several very minor dings on the balls. Pin closure; approximately 7 1/4" long, fitting a small/ medium wrist. Hallmark dates from 1940- 1948. Made of 940 silver, higher quality than the sterling standard.
Beautiful and unusual serving pieces by silver master, William Spratling. The elongated boat may have been intended for nuts. It is very similar to Spratling's butter dish but is deeper and without the silver lining. Measurements are 9 1/2" long and 2 1/2" at the widest. The double bowl may have been for salt and pepper or other herbs. It is 4 1/2" long and 2 1/4" wide. Spreader is 6 7/8" long. All are in excellent condition with 1942 - 1946 hallmarks.
Rectangular silver links are combined with copper balls in this wonderful bracelet by silver master, William Spratling. Hallmark dates it to the 1940's. Measures 1/2" wide and approximately 7 1/2" long. The safety chain makes it difficult to measure precisely but it fits an average size wrist.