Carmen Beckmann sterling silver and copper bracelet
Mid 20th century
Weight - 51 grams
Interior circumference measures 5 7/8" plus a rear opening of 1 3/8"
Very good vintage condition with minor surface scratches
A vintage modernist hand made brooch made of lightly hammered brass adorned with trade beads of various materials, sizes, shapes and textures. Very similar in design to the Fibula brooches of Ramona Solberg, a modernist jeweler whose items were made with 'Found Objects'.
Measures about 5 1/4" long and 2 1/2" at the widest. Hook closure holds securely. Can be worn with the beads up or down.
Very interesting piece.
A well crafted, hand wrought detailed sterling silver bracelet by KALO, design #58.
Measures about 8" around the inside and 1/2" wide. Oval shape helps it slide on and off easily. Marked Hand Wrought, #58 and Sterling. For some reason it is missing the KALO mark.
Fine condition with minor scratches.
Classic Arts and Crafts design.
A vintage sterling silver neck ring with a prong set Boulder Opal by American Modernist jeweler, Ronald Hayes Pearson. The smooth sterling surface is contrasted with a textured edge.
This neck ring measures about 12" around the inside with an opening of 3". Can be adjusted slightly. Signed Pearson Sterling. In very nice condition with minor surface scratches.
Very cool mid century design.
An elegantly tailored platinum and diamond engagement ring and matching band set from the 1960-s. The engagement ring is centered by a guaranteed 1.01Ct brilliant cut diamond, and the center stone is flanked on either side by a tapered diamond baguette. The center diamond is not certified, but graded by our in-house gemologist, and has J color and VS1 clarity. The approximate total weight of the three diamonds in the engagement ring is 1.20Ct...
Sterling silver belt buckle by silver master, William Spratling. It is equally suitable for a man or woman. The buckle is 2 1/4 inches x 1 inch. It requires a 3/4 inch wide strap. The belt has Spratling's 1940's hallmark and is in excellent condition.
This 14Kt yellow gold retro ring is centered by a 15 X 12 millimeter oval faceted citrine (because of the color Madeira). The interesting open design ring was made in the late 1940-s or 1950-s. The ring is a size 6 and can easily be sized.
A native is hunting a giraffe in this hunting scene from South Africa. The scene is carved out of bone and set in a 9 Ct yellow gold pendant. The pendant is 5/8” rounded square, and 3.5 millimeters thick.
An amazing hand made sterling silver modernist heavy cuff bracelet adorned with an inlay of shell by the renown Israeli jeweler, Rachel Gera.
Measures 5 3/4" around with an opening of about 1 1/4". This cuff is rigid and has no give. Also measures 2 1/2" at the widest.
Signed on the back on a cartouche Rachel Gera and 925. Also hand signed Gera.
Fine condition. Has a little indentation around the shell and some tarnish. Heavy and substantial. Better for a larger wrist...
A stunning sterling silver modernist necklace and matching bracelet designed by Finnish jeweler Liisa Vitali and produced by N. Westerback in 1972.
Necklace measures 15" long and 1 3/4" at the widest. Bracelet measures just under 7 1/2" long and 5/8" wide. Both pieces have spring closures that hold securely. They are both marked with 925H for the silver standard, NW for the maker, Town Mark, National Mark and Date Code.
They are in fine condition, very intricate and detailed...
I love to find these rare pieces made by unknown makers. This one is exceptional. The size of the center link is 2.5 inches. There is a wearable length of 19 inches. All other links and earrings are 1.5 inches long. No chips or cracks to the stones and no dents to the silver. The lock is hidden under a link showing a well thought out design. All the repousse is thick with a total weight of 127.5 grams. Hallmarked MADE IN MEXICO STERLING. Extremely well cared for, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
Very stylish and unusual bracelet by Tane, Mexico's answer to the elegant work of Tiffany. The bracelet has hinged links that create an oval over which are elongated triangles of gold vermeil. The links are 3/4" wide; the bracelet is 7 1/4" long and weighs a hefty 99 grams. It has been professionally polished and is in excellent condition. Made circa 1980.
A rare pair of modernist earrings by Peter Macchiarini in a layered design.
These round screw backs measure 1" across. They have darkened backgrounds with 'floating' textured silver amoeba shaped disks.
Signed Macchiarini on the backs. Screw backs are signed Sterling and hold securely. They have some tarnish.
Fine mid century design.
A pair of classic Mexican Silver brooches by Fred Davis depicting a guitar playing man and a woman carrying a fruit basket. Both are signed with a conjoined FD, and Made in Mexico Silver.
The man measures 2 1/4" tall and 1 1/2" across. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has some tarnish. Lots of detail.
The woman measures 2 3/8" tall and 1 3/4" across. Has a 'C' clasp that holds securely. Pin is a little bent. Some very minor scratches and tarnish...
An extraordinary hammered sterling silver rigid bracelet from Finland with seven cushion cut cabochons of various colors.
Measures 7" around and 1 5/8" high. Has a wonderful warm dark patina that shows off the lightly hammered finish. Stones are in varying shades of purple, (amethyst), tiger's eye, dark blue, and pale yellow. Marked with the maker's hallmark, SKS, Crown mark for Finland, 916H for silver standard, town mark for Helsinki and date code for 1967...
A 14Kt white gold pair of classic style diamond cluster earrings with hanging amethyst briolette. Each earring has a flower shaped diamond cluster on top, a bezel set diamond, a white gold cap decorated by a diamond and a fully faceted drop shape amethyst. The approximate total weight of all 18diamonds is 0.30Ct. The approximate weight of all amethyst is 7.0Ct. The diamond cluster and the faceted amethyst are 7 millimeter wide, and the length of the earrings is 15/16”.
This pair of hanging deco style earrings is made of 14Kt white gold. Each earring is decorated by 18 full cut diamonds and a 9.5 millimeter high luster pearl. The approximate total weight of all 36 diamonds is 0.25Ct. The widest part of the earring is the 9.5 millimeter pearl, and the height is 1 7/16”.
beautifully matched strand of large and med sized beads separated by very small metalic beads...silver filigree clasp marked 925...
total length of strand is just over 29 iches