N.E. From modernist sterling silver, carnelian and onyx ring
Mid 20th century
Weight - 11 grams
Front measures 1 1/16" x 3/4"
Marked From 925s
Excellent vintage condition
The fire that this Elsa Schiaparelli bracelet and earrings sends out has to be seen to be believed. Large Gripoix poured glass, lava stones (sometimes called gum drop stones) are surrounded by 12 brilliant aurora borealis rounds. The bracelet is 7 5/8" (19.8 cm) long (not including the tongue) by 1 1/4" ( 3.5 cm). The ear clips a 1 1/4" (3.5cm) in diameter.
The bracelet has a guard chain and a tight working clasp. The earring clips have lots of spring...
Exceptional quality and an unusual design that brings to mind Hector Aguilar characterize this Mexican Deco sterling silver bracelet. Signed by a listed yet still unidentified maestro, its heart-shaped links are made of very thick silver sheet with cut-outs of hand-chased tulips , their floral heads leaning inwards to gently touch the skin...
Vintage 1950's ladies silver pin. This sterling pin is a nice example of the Moderne movement. This pin is in fine condition and measures 1 1/2" wide. It is signed " BEAU STERLING."
This is truly a beautiful Brooch. The central, carved stone has a diameter of over 1". It's set and in the shape of a diamond surrounded by a circle of smaller aura borealis stones, sitting on overlapping, goldtone mesh design connected to 3 other rhinestones. The brooch measures 1 3/4" 2".
A fine Victorian 18K yellow gold fancy link long chain necklace. The 47” chain has ornate scrolling plaques separated by smaller simple links. The fancy links are further highlighted with rope-twist and beaded decoration. The generous length allows the chain to be worn doubled or tripled. Necklaces of this style are distinctly French and were popular from the Second Empire through the beginning of the 20th century...
Antique 10K gold with small diamond Etruscan Revival shell shaped earrings. The diamonds measure approximately 0.04 carat total weight. They have a very wearable, dainty style. They are approximately 3/4 inch" and 7/16" diameter. They are in excellent original condition; circa 1870. They are unmarked but have tested as 10k gold. The overall weight of the pair is approximately 1.4 grams
A flashy, high quality signed Sherman white rhinestone bracelet c1950s. This 7-3/4" bracelet measures 1" wide and it has a box clasp. The claw-set stones are marquise and round and this bracelet is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than the replacement of one large, one medium and 4 small edge round stones with lesser quality non-Sherman stones and the loss of the (now missing) safety chain...
Here is a pendant featuring a large amethyst, measuring about 10mm across. It is set in a framework of bright gold leaves that brings to mind the Arts and Crafts era, with another leaf on the bale, and a fringe of tiny seed pearls dangling below – sweet! From the top of the bale to the bottom of the fringe it measures 1-1/2”, and from side to side it is 3/4” at the widest points. It is marked and tested 14k gold and weighs 1.8g...
Hand carved and weighing a healthy 180 grams of sterling silver, this trio of seldom seen Spratling cuffs measures 1 1/4" high when stacked. Each are 7/16" wide and about 6 3/4" to 7" wearable. Beautiful vintage condition and patina. All hallmarked. This sleek design is an elegant take on Spratling's more often seen pyramid cuffs. Both versions are pictured on Phyllis Goddard's site spratlingsilver.com.
Signed Margot de Taxco Swanns is a coveted design. Even more difficult to find with all the repousse balls in perfect condition. All the balls are channel set making this item even harder to construct. The center reflects the age being open backed repousse. The center drop is 2 in. and the measurement across is 4 in. across. There is a curve at the top of the drop and a 17 in. wearable is estimated. The weight is 80 grams of perfection, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
American Modernist Jewelry Brass Horse Brooch
3" x 1 3/4"
This Joseff of Hollywood crab, shell and 13 mm pearl brooch is in excellent condition. The mysteries of the Middle East influenced this design.
The detailed modeling is in the Russian gold finish they made famous for its photographic effect. The crab sits on a scallop shell and holds a large and lustrous simulated pearl. It is hallmarked Joseff signature on an applied plaque. It is 2" x 2 1/4".
Joseff was the jeweler for the Hollywood movie moguls form 1930-1948...
Beautiful hand wrought copper bracelet by jewelry master Rabajes. This lovely 1950's creation featchers a twin leaf motif mounted on a 1 3/16" cuff bracelet. It is in fine condition. This bracelet can be adjusted to size by gently stretching inward or outward.
This sterling silver belt buckle by renown modernist Ed Wiener exhibits a strong, clean design, crisply forged with a smooth panel of ebony set within a partial applied frame. The back has a well-soldered rectangular loop and prong with no signs of repair; it bears Ed Wiener's mark and the mark for sterling. There is a nicely aged patina, with random spots of oxidation, and a roughly half-inch shallow incision of unknown origin on the surface (best seen in first and last photos)...
Art Smith modernist jewelry silver necklace/choker dubbed "Paraspiral"
Exquisite hand wrought form - very rare in silver
Measures approximately 2" at tallest point
Diameter approximately 5" x 4 3/4", should fit a 14 or 14 1/2" neck
Excellent vintage condition
A lovely little hollow charm or pendant that is unmarked but tests 15k. The jump ring is not solid gold. It is 3/4" round and weighs 2.5grams.
A stunning 18K white gold Art Deco pendant that doubles as a brooch. The rich blue sapphires are bezel set and uniform in color. The diamonds are prong set and just makes this pendant sparkle. The bale folds under when the pendant is used as a brooch. In flawless condition, it measures 2" long x 1" wide. If you like Art Deco, you'll love this piece!