Sweet 14k white and yellow gold ring with rose-cut diamond in square mount (0.4 carats). United States, ca 1940s. Very good condition.
Size: 7 1/2. #1141
Uno A Erre modernist sterling silver bracelet
1960 - 70s
8" long x 3/4" at widest point
Weight - 39 grams
Marked, Uno A Erre, Italy, 925
Excellent vintage condition
Vera Allison modernist sterling silver pendant necklace
San Francisco, Ca.
Pendant - 1 3/4" x 1 3/8"
Neck chain measures 24" long
Weight - 12.33 grams
Marked sterling, Allison
Excellent vintage condition
Mexican sterling silver and amethyst quartz necklace
Mid 20th century
Should fit a 14 - 14 1/2" neck
Weight - 48+ grams
Marked Sterling, Taxco
Very fine vintage condition
pre Columbian beads sitting on a dish of sterling silver with sterling chain and beads make this a striking wear anywhere necklace. It is of Mexican origin and is slightly before or at the beginning of the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Added attractions is the hand make copper casa belles. 76 grams of weight and 18 inches in length. Each station is 5/8th inches across. No damage or repairs just, LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
Delightful 18k gold figural pin. Stylized owl with ribbed crown, rose-diamond eyes set in concave disc sockets, sweet wing flaps, and branch-gripped talons. Breast inset with turquoise stone. A symbol of wisdom in the advanced taste. United states, ca 1930. Stamped “750”. Very good condition with great color.
Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 7/8 x D 1/2 in. #873
Beautiful 14k gold flower brooch comprising petals inset with 33 rubies (approx. 3 carats) on white-gold stem encrusted with pave diamonds. The flower is framed by 3 scrolled yellow gold leaves. United States, ca 1940s. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 1 3/8 in. #675
Beautiful Meiji-era shakudo locket with rose gold mount and chain. Locket is rectangular and hinged with gold and silver applied to shakudo ground. (Shakudo is a lacquer-shaded alloy.) Cranes and lilies are on one side. On other is fantasy scene with parasol-holding frog drawn in rickshaw by another frog. Locket has hinged bracket mount and ring bale threaded with chain. Japan, ca 1900. Very good condition.
Dimensions: Locket: H (with bail) 1 7/8 x W 1 1/8 x D 3/8 in. Chain: L 18 1/4 in...
Fabulous Meiji shakudo locket with delicate gold braid border. Rectangular with gold and silver applied to shakudo ground. (Shakudo is a lacquer-shaded alloy.) One side are peacock and bamboo with Mount Fuji in background. On other is flower basket. Gold scroll crown with ring bail. Japan, ca 1900. Condition: Does Not Open. Otherwise excellent.
Dimensions: H (with bail) 2 x W 1 1/8 x D 3/8 in. #1122
A classic pair of mmid-Century modernist cufflinks by Lucien Piccard, featuring a circlet of round brilliant-cut garnets around a central plaque of gold enhanced with a Florentine finish. Piccard more often used synthetic sapphires or synthetic rubies in his cufflink designs. The garnets have a subtle, deep red coloring that contrasts beautifully with the richly-textured gold without being too flashy. Signed "Lucien Piccard" and marked "14K."
A large 18K yellow gold Sputnik ring by H Stern. The dome is bezel-set with round amethysts, citrines, aquamarines, peridots, green tourmalines, pink tourmalines and garnets. The Sputnik design was created in the 1950’s to highlight the range of colored gemstones available from Stern’s Brazilian mines. It later came to be called “Sputnik” for its resemblance to the spiky Soviet satellite launched in 1957...
A substantial sterling silver necklace with interlocking block links alternating with molded cuboid elements. The cuboids or rectangular blocks bear impressed, oxidized linear patterns on all sides, giving the piece a sense of depth. It is secured with a lobster clasp that is marked 925 for sterling silver, and the necklace also tests definitively for sterling. Unclasped, the chain measures 30 in. long. Weight: 64 grams
This handmade wide band ring features a random design of molten drops on a textured surface. The irregular band shape has an upturned edge along the top, where the opposite edge comes to a rounded point. It bears the post-1967 Italian mark for silver, hallmarked for the city of Siena; the hallmark is double-struck, so the maker's number could read 722, 712 or something similar...
A grotesque mask dangles from this silver key ring, suspended by a short piece of sturdy cable chain. The mask and chain are likely Mexican, evoking a grimacing face with bared teeth and hanging tongue similar to various masks of the ancient Americas. It is constructed of several elements, such as a headpiece, tongue and overhanging lip, soldered onto the the flat face; eyes and nose are incised. The key ring displays some wear commensurate with use as well as indecipherable markings...
Enrique Ledesma is famous for his stone to the silver inlays and remember this was before laser technology. In this necklace there is a large Agate with the bands ranging from browns to reds. Don't be afraid of the necklace band that goes around the neck as it does not flip up. There are two hinges on the sides and the curve is masterfully sculpted. The wearable is around 17in. and the diameter is 5 inches...
An Arts and Crafts sterling silver brooch with leaves or vines by the Chicago silver firm, Kalo.
Measures approximately 2 1/8" across and 1 1/2" high. Marked Hand Wrought Sterling Kalo. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.
Fine condition, warm patina.
A tiny enameled violet and a free-hanging baroque freshwater pearl enhance the dainty 10K gold pendant, complete with a curb link chain. Violets were used to represent the sentiments of love and faithfulness in the Victorian era. The pearl has nice luster that contrasts prettily with the colors of the enamel. The chain is marked 10K, and the pendant is tested 10K.
Dramatic & eye catching, this vintage 1950's onyx & sterling silver bracelet was designed by Taxco, Mexico artist Antonio Pineda. Weighing a hefty 149 grams the bracelet has a wearable length of 7 inches. Each link is 1 1/2" wide. The deep black stones are in fine condition & gleam in the light as the wrist moves. The thick 970 silver is also in excellent condition with minor surface wear. Slide clasp is tight & secure. Original safety chain attached. Fully hallmarked for the artist.