Beautiful sterling dual mask earrings by Aleut master silversmith Denise Wallace whose jewelry is inspired by her Alaskan Native heritage. One mask is smiling while the other is frowning. These earrings measure 1 3/4 " long and 7/8" wide and have posts for pierced ears. They are in fine original and signed as shown. The work of Denise Wallace has been the focus of many exhibitions and is found in several major museum collections.
A modernist sterling silver pendant in the Zephyr design #500, by Regitze Overgaard for Georg Jensen, Denmark. This is the middle size.
Measures 1 5/8" high and 1/2" at the widest. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925S, Denmark and style 500. Currently suspended on a 23" sterling chain with a secure spring closure.
In fine condition with a little tarnish and some very minor surface scratches.
Classic Georg Jensen modernist design and quality.
A rare and wonderful sterling ring with center onyx by Arizona metalsmith Kim Rawdin. Kim Rawdin studied painting and art education in college in New York and his interest in jewelry started when he took a job as an art teacher on a Navajo reservation in Arizona. Becoming highly influenced by the beauty of the Arizona landscape, he is also influenced by traditional Japanese haiku and scroll paintings. This ring is a size 6 1/2, is 3/4" long and 3/4" wide...
Betty Cooke sterling silver and rock crystal necklace
Drop measures 6 1/4" long
Chain - 19" long
Weight - 56 grams
Marked Cooke, sterling
Beautiful sculptural statement sterling silver ring with large citrine by the artisan Joe Dean
Late 20th century
Size 8 1/2
Weight - 22 grams
The citrine measures 1 1/4" x 7/8"
The ring stands 3/4" above the finger
Marked Joe Dean, 925
Juhls Tundra necklace in sterling silver
Pendant - 2 5/8" x 3 1/4"
Neck chain - 24" long
Marked Juhls, 925s on verso
Betty Cooke sterling silver necklace
Torque - should fit a 16 - 16 1/2" neck
The open circle of the pendant measures 2 1/2" wide while the length, including the bale comes in at 5 1/4" long
Both pendant and torque are stamped Cooke, sterling
Precise, elegant, long 14k gold and orange chalcedony earrings by contemporary jeweler Richard Chavez from the San Felipe Pueblo. Active since 1976, he is a master stone cutter and inlayer and the winner of numerous awards. These earrings are 2 1/2" long, weigh 16 grams total and have posts for pierced ears. Both earrings are signed on the reverse with his hallmark and 14k and the post backs are also signed 14k. Photo is shown...
Nelson Piaso Sterling and Turquoise Shadow Box Ring
2" x 3/4" face
Weight - 11.50 grams
Marked NP on verso
Sleek and modern sterling earrings with 24K applied elements, and center 24K bezel set lapis. These have 14k posts and backings for pierced ears and measure 1 1/4" diameter and weigh 11 grams total. Fine original condition with great lapis, they are artist signed and dated '91 in electric pen and also say 24k and 14k. The signature clearly says Peter but I am not able to make out the last name. Beautiful design and craftmanship and look lovely on the ear.
Large and beautiful sterling tufa cast and hand cast ring with oval shaped center turquoise stone by Contemporary Navajo metalsmith Edison Cummings. Born in the early 1960’s, he initially trained as a painter so was well equipped to apply these techniques to jewelry making. The result is that his jewelry is wearable artwork. This ring is a size 9 1/2, is 1 1/2" long, 1" wide and weighs 30 grams. The vibrant natural turquoise stone measures 7/8" by 1/2" and is free of chips or cracks...
John Iversen sterling silver segmented bracelet
6 1/2" long x 1 1/2" at widest point
Weight - 46 grams
Signature tag attached
Wrought with passion, using designs that incorporate ancient folkloric symbols, comes this absolutely magnificent necklace. Repousse work is complicated and difficult, requiring special talent. MATL POULAT'S had "The Gift". After Matl Poulat died in 1960 her nephew Ricardo Salas was on charge of the Matl taller this is Matl Salas set, designed by Matl Poulat and produced by her nephew Ricardo Salas.
Ricardo Salas worked closely with his aunt from the time he was eleven...
Mena Messina dynamic handcrafted brass and silver necklace
Patinated folded brass links connected with silver posts
18" long x 1 1/2" wide
Weight - 202 grams
Dated - 1992
Very good original condition
Gorgeous! Morales 925 Silver Mexico Ornate Jeweled Necklace Set
This Mexican Ornate silver is an example of the Antique Mexico City style in which Matilde Poulat excelled. It is signed by "MORALES", one of the best and one of my favorites, that exceed expectations like Dominguez, CEL, Rivera, and Martinez,, these were great maestros who created jewelry in that same style...
Beautiful sterling and saw tooth bezel set coral earrings with deep chiseling by Cochiti Pueblo silversmith Cippy Crazyhorse, son of legendary silversmith Joe H. Quintana. Measuring 1 5/8"long and 3/4" wide, these have posts for pierced ears and weighs 27 grams. They are in fine original condition and signed as shown. Gorgeous deep red coral.
Precise, expertly made sterling ring with tracks design by Navajo Frances Jones, now in her 70's. It is a size 6 3/4, weighs 8 grams and is in fine original condition. Signed as shown. Great looking, comfortable and wearable.
This is an extraordinary bracelet by California jeweler Cathy Waterman who has been creating for over 20 years. This amazing bracelet features a background of textured sterling silver topped with an applied veined leaf of 22k yellow gold and diamonds. It has a unique hinged opening that allows for maximum comfort getting the cuff on and off the wrist. The total inner circumference of the bracelet is 6 1/2" and cannot be adjusted in any way. It is 1 5/8" wide and weighs a notable 153 grams...