Antique and Estate Jewelry and Sterling Silver from Vintages of Los Gatos
Vintages specializes in Estate Jewelry, Estate Silver, Sewing Collectibles, Perfume Bottles and Vanity Accessories. We buy collections and will often have several items of interest from other specialties as well.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #654159 (stock #33033)
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$45.00
This is a beautifully hand wrought citrus or grapefruit spoon. The handle has a carefully crafted stalk of leaves and flowers, culminating in a pair of gilt chrysanthemums or poppies. There is also a bird halfway up the handle. The bowl of the spoon appears to have been applied to the handle and is itself decorated with a poppy floral motif with a little butterfly above the flower. This is unmarked and surely sterling silver (or similar silver content)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #980751 (stock #83023)
Vintages
$39.00
Beautiful grape pattern on this slender handled pickle fork in the Verona pattern from R. Blackinton & Co. The pattern was started in 1905. This is an unusual piece. The grape pattern is rendered on both front and back of the handle. Overall length is 8 1/4 inches. Marked: Sterling. Excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1183850 (stock #38010)
Vintages
$95.00
A Little Book of Verses About Flowers and You by Elizabeth Gordon is a beautiful little book with illustrated poems, short essays, etc. Appears to be a First Edition. 5x9 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked laid paper (I think) with deckled edges using arts and crafts printing methods by W. A. Wilde Company, Boston and Chicago, copyright 1911. The covers are cardstock and are protected by a patterned translucent paper...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1234019 (stock #29345)
Vintages
$49.00
Lovely and unusual, this is a Mid-Century Modern posey pin in sterling silver with a gold wash. The brooch has a tube for inserting a flower. Marked Napier Sterling (circa 1945). Measures approx. 2-1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Desk Articles : Pre 1920 item #1147651 (stock #24087)
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$39.00
Nice old wax seal stamp with a brass barrel decorated with flowers and vines. Measures about 2-5/8 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1970 item #1090603 (stock #64020)
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$39.00
This is a mid-1900s mechanical pencil that is hung on a retractable chain. The chain is attached to a medallion that pins on a coat. It has a “cracked ice” celluloid covered barrel. It operates by twisting the bottom end to extend the lead for use. The top part twists off to reveal an eraser and a place to store leads. The pin is marked on the back: Ketcham McDougall, Upper Montclair, N.J.; and the pin mechanism is marked: Kethall. The pencil measures about 4 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1048729 (stock #X3106)
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$496.00
Beautifully chased cigarette Art Nouveau case with gold covered interior. This is Russian silver from the turn of the century. The chased pattern is a very organic pattern with scrolls that look like waves. The top is engraved in Russian with the date 1914. Inside are the Russian kokoshnik hallmarks for 1899-1908 (probably Yakor Lyapunov, St. Petersburg), maker’s mark (looks like) ΦB and 84 zolotniki (0.875 silver content). Measures 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches and 5/8-inch thick...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1107635 (stock #99341)
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$45.00
This pair of Weiss earrings has brilliant clear crystals in a curvy art nouveau design. Silver tone setting. Marked WEISS. Measures about 1-1/4 inches tall. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : French : Pre 1900 item #1009745 (stock #X9187)
Vintages
$69.00
This is a late Victorian belt buckle that has been re-fashioned into a brooch. All the faceted, cut steel studs are riveted into place onto a steel backing plate. The brass buckle slide fitting is still on the piece, which now has a pin-back glued to it. Unmarked, but probably French. Measures about 2 1/8 x 3/8 inches. Excellent condition, with a wonderful patina and just a hint of rust.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #797142 (stock #89217)
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$595.00
WOW! This is a gorgeous, LARGE necklace. The metal appears to be silver, but is not marked, and has a wonderful lustrous patina. The amethyst and quartz colored stones are charoite, I believe. Charoite is a quartz-like mineral discovered near the River Chara in Eastern Siberia in 1978.

The eight stones are all hand set and the setting is hand chased.

The necklace is 22 inches long, with about a 14-inch drop including the pendant. The typical stone is about 1 inch by 1/2 inch in size...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1223894 (stock #63129)
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$75.00
Nice round sterling napkin ring that has micro-graining all around both rims. It has no monogram. Marked with British hallmarks: HWLd - Lion - Chester Town Mark – J – for Chester 1909-10. The maker’s mark is for Henry Williamson Ltd. Weighs approx. 0.23 Troy ounces / 7.2 grams. Measures 11/16 inch wide x 1-3/4 inches across. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Writing Instruments : Pre 1940 item #1090599 (stock #14028)
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$69.00
This is a 1930s mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the top end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The gold-filled barrel has an engine turned geometric pattern. The pencil end is marked: Wahl Eversharp Gold Filled Made in U.S.A. The pencil measures about 3 7/8 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1116958 (stock #14122)
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$695.00
Carved wooden statue of an angel in robes holding a lid-form object. Condition: one broken arm, missing wings, losses to most of the paint and some insect damage at the base. Height: approx. 13 inches. Probably late 1800s.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #837689 (stock #84042)
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$45.00
How unusual! According to an ad run in Harper’s Bazaar in 1943:

Handy Andy (is a) new powder compact made completely from non-essentials. With its huge mirrored bottom, large velour puff, loose powder sifter and drawstring closing – Handy Andy is the newest way to carry your make-up! Blessedly convenient too, because you can toss in your lipstick, and other beauty essentials.

Original cost $1.50!

Made of khaki twill. Made by Rex Fifth Avenue of New York...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1082810 (stock #X9055)
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$125.00
Great West Metal Works was started as a family jewelry business in 1968. It is now located near the Great Falls of Paterson, New Jersey. This is a fantastic modern design made of sterling silver and onyx. Marked on the back GFMW in a circle and Sterling. The pin is about 3 3/8 inches tall and weighs about 0.48 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1990 item #1142380 (stock #23032)
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$125.00
Cute little elephant pincushion made of solid silver by Ari D. Norman of London. Fully hallmarked with date code for 1984. Highly detailed. Red felt pin holder. Measures about 7/8-inch tall.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1980 item #1117804 (stock #99589)
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$195.00
Fantastic collection of 21 silver charms on a sterling silver bracelet. Bracelet measures about 7 inches long. Weighs 1.465 TOz...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1114188 (stock #99075)
Vintages
$225.00
Three row Navajo turquoise sterling silver cuff bracelet. The turquoise cabochons are all a beautiful uniform clear blue color, slightly darkened with age. There are three rows of 12 turquoise 1/8-inch round cabochons (36 total). The ends have nice Navajo symbols stamped into the silver. The bracelet weighs about 1.12 Troy ounces. Measures 7/8-inch wide and fits a 7-inch wrist. Marked with the Bell Trading Post hallmark logo and Sterling. Excellent condition.