Hector Aguilar signed bracelet that resembles the shape of bowling pin which are heavy silver and alternate with carved medallions in-between. The weight is 65 grams and the height is 1.25in. at the highest point. The length is 7 inches long. There is a warmed patina through out the bracelet. The condition is without damage. Each pin is hand made and each is different. The closure pin is tight and no rings slip off the ends.
A vintage modernist bronze pendant and chain by Hans Sten and Karl Laine from Sten and Laine in Finland. Pendant is in the Orbital design.
It measures 2 1/2" long to the top of the bale and 1 7/8" at the widest. Chain is attached at the bale and measures about 21" around.
Has a hook clasp that holds securely. Very nice condition. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
A pair of hammered sterling silver buckles by Edward H. Breese, who worked in Chicago from 1921-1940.
Measure 2" across and 1 3/4" high. Each one is marked on the back with the hallmark of EHB in a triangle and style number 126. They are also marked Sterling and Hand Wrought.
They are made from thick sterling and have a dark patina. Would make wonderful brooches.
Rare example from a talented Silversmith.
A pair of Taxco, Mexico Sterling Silver earrings with Tortoise Shell by William Spratling. The marks on these earrings date them to 1949-1956.
Measure 1" across. Marked on the back of one earring with the conjoined Script WS and 925.
Screw backs hold securely. Fine condition. Tortoise shell is a warm, honey brown color. Have some tarnish and minor scratches...
Very stylish is this finely crafted Victorian 15Kt gold sapphire and oriental pearl heart shaped broach/pendant. The 1 1/8” high and 7/8” wide openwork heart broach that is wearable as a pendant as well. It is decorated by 15 bezel set natural sapphires and 16 various size oriental seed-pearls. The period broach is marked 15Ct which clearly indicates that it was made in England.
Anyone looking for an antique diamond engagement ring, this is the ring you should look at. Dating back to the 1920-s is this beautifully created openwork 18Kt white gold six-prong basket setting that holds a 1.09 Ct old-mine diamond. The diamond is not certified, but our in-house gemologist graded it to be L color and VS2 clarity. This stone has a lot of sparkle, and the setting enhances that look. The ring is a size 6 and can easily be sized.
A vintage modernist 800 Silver buckle with a brutalist design. Signed on the back with the studio artist's initials, 'RA' and 800.
Measures 3 1/2" long and 1 7/8" wide. Has a three dimensional design that resembles the surface of the moon.
Fine condition, substantial piece.
A fabulous Art Nouveau 14K gold ring set with a round brilliant cut peridot flanked by seed pearls. The gem is set in a distinctly Gothic revival quatrefoil design. The gold surfaces are hand-finished and have a matte surface typical of Art Nouveau jewels. The peridot has excellent color and clarity that contrasts beautifully with the bright white pearls. Converted from a stickpin, the piece is now a gorgeous ring...
A fantastic, 18k white gold, large baroque South Sea pearl and diamond ring. Top of this size 7 ring measures 1 1/8" x 1". The ring consists of 13 round cut diamonds and 14 baguette cut diamonds of approx weight of 2 carats, G color VSI clarity. The baroque pearl measures 20 x 16 x 12mm. This magnificent ring is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 11.47 grams.
Spectacular, circa 1970's bracelet, composed of 18k yellow and white gold, blue enamel, cultured pearls and rubies. This made in Italy bracelet measures 7 3/4" x 7/8". It is fully hallmarked and in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 44.13 grams.
A wonderful Skonvirke 830S silver brooch by the well regarded Danish silversmith, Evald Nielsen, (1879-1958).
Measures 2 5/8" long and 5/8" at the widest. Has one central dark purple cabochon. Very light, delicate hammering, beautiful repousse work. Marked 830S for the Danish silver standard and the stylized EN mark on the back. Has an older rollover clasp which holds securely. Very fine condition, with minor tarnish.
Quality piece. Beautiful classic Danish design.
A pair of fine shakudo ornaments originally mounted in Victorian times as a pair of cuff buttons, and then re-imagined by our jeweler as an elegant split-chain pendant necklace. The two plaques feature a court lady and gentleman in Meiji-period costume. After the collapse of the feudal Samurai system in Imperial Japan, Europeans collected old sword and armor fittings such as these to set as jewelry...
A sterling silver bolo tie in a Viking motif by David Andersen, Norway. The central bolo and the tips are sterling. Measures 1 1/2" across and 1 1/2" high. Black cord measures 34" long. Bolo is marked 'Reprod. Origin from Viking Period', D-A Norway, Sterling, 925S and H. Has a dark patina and lots of detail. Fine condition.
A 9k yellow gold genuine emerald solitaire ring dated 1960. This size 6-1/2 ring features a high claw setting with leftward sweeping claws holding a shallow cut 5.0 mm. (3/16") across stone. The stone is heavily occluded with a couple of tight natural surface fissures or scrapes and it is roughly finished with a couple of flat spots to the edge of the girdle. It weighs 1.6 grams, it has a full set of hallmarks for London, England with the 375 gold mark and the date letter for 1960...
An Arts and Crafts period acid etched silver metal brooch by Carence Crafters in a Dragonfly design.
Measures 3 1/2"" long and 1 7/8" high. Marked with the conjoined CC mark inside a diamond. Has a 'C' clasp which holds securely.
Nice contrast of dark and light. Interesting triangular shape. Classic Arts and Crafts design.
The beautifully made Estate ring contains an array of clean and white diamonds of excellent quality totalling 0.26ct. Lustre and brilliancy are excellent - despite the darker hue the stone is positively 'alive' and is vibrant and lively.
Very pretty and rare - a pair of reddish burgundy rhodolite garnets from Mogok in Burma totalling 2.43ct, with dark red the prefigure. Both virtually eye clean and very sweet indeed. The left stone in our pic has a feint chip on the top left corner and on the girdle too, all of which would not be visible when set. Beautiful! Shipping registered airmail trackable 14-21 days
A very unique hand hammered sterling pendant and necklace with two green stones, (probably Chrysoprase).
Pendant measures 6" long and 1 3/4" at the widest. Chain measures 18" long and has a hook closure. Marked on the back Israel, 925 and an 'M' in a circle for the artisan's mark.
There are 'Y' shaped cut outs behind the stones so light can shine through. Striking design, lots of movement.
An amazing sterling French Cuff Bracelet by the well known Arizona modernist silversmith, H. Fred Skaggs. Has three large jewels in varying shades of purple and pink and one small purple stone on the other end. Not sure if they are stones or art glass. May be amethyst.
Measures 7" around the inside with an opening of 2". Can be adjusted slightly. Measures 2" at the widest. Has darkened textured areas in contrast to shiny polished sterling...
A simply magnificent Estate ring set in solid Platinum and featuring a stunning Blue Sapphire possibly from Burma or Thailand weighing an absolutely impressive 4.86ct. The beautifully made Estate ring contains an array of clean and white diamonds of excellent quality totalling 0.61ct...
A pair of floral sterling silver earrings, design #36 by Georg Jensen.
Measure 5/8" across. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925S Denmark and style 36. No need to have pierced ears, these are clips which hold securely. In fine condition with a little tarnish.
Classic Georg Jensen design.
A curving band of old European, transitional and single-cut diamonds sparkle in the yellow gold ribbon top of this Edwardian hinged bangle bracelet. The larger diamonds are clasped in buttercup settings, while the smaller ones are bead-set with milgrain accents. The diamonds are good quality, averaging J color and SI1 clarity. The back of the bracelet has a caged structure that mimics the openness of the front. The clasp is stamped 14K.
An Avon 10k yellow gold Highest Honor brooch pin with a 9 year service award pin from the 1960s. This attractive 9/16" brooch features the thick applied letter A which is set with seed pearls; it is mounted on a black onyx center in a gold embossed rim with AVON HIGHEST HONOR. It has a safety clasp and this pin also includes a 9 year 1/4" across service pin with a safety chain with a springring clasp linking it to the larger pin...
An elegant 14K gold, Mississippi River pearl and blue sapphire floral pendant in the Art Nouveau taste suspended from a split chain...
A striking 14K yellow gold ring, the medallion depicting a yachting scene in engine-turned engraving of extraordinary quality. The scene depicts a yacht in the foreground with a more distant boat in the background. The design is completed with waves, seagulls and a lighthouse atop a rocky cliff. Originally an Edwardian blazer button, our jeweler added a 14K gold shank to make a wonderful seafaring ring. The back is stamped "14K" and has an unidetified American maker's mark.
An early pair of screw back earrings by the American Modernist Jeweler, Ed Levin in sterling silver with floating cultured pearls.
Insides of disks are oxidized for a nice contrast. Measure 3/4" across. Screw backs hold securely. Marked LEVIN Sterling. Some tarnish on the undersides. One of the screw backs seems to have been replaced.
Classic Ed Levin.
A finely crafted hammered sterling silver bracelet with six green, oval cabochons in an Arts and Crafts design.
Measures 6 3/4" long and 1 1/4"high. Hook closure holds securely. Fine condition with minor tarnish.
Delicate organic design.
A wonderful vintage bracelet and matching pair of screw back earrings from Taxco by Victoria ~ Ana Maria Nunez de Brilanti in her 'Double Shadowbox Angel' design. This is the heavier and wider version of the bracelet.
Measures 7 3/4" long by 1 1/8" wide. Earrings measure 1 1/8" long. Bracelet closes by inserting a pin through interlocking cylinders. Bracelet is marked on the back Victoria, Taxco, Mexico, Sterling, and Style #53. Earrings are both marked Victoria, Taxco, Mexico. In fine co...
A delightful 14K gold frog with emerald eyes sits atop a simple band in this witty stickpin conversion ring. The gold is beautifully stippled for a realistic appearance that sets off the bright green eyes. Frogs in Victorian jewelry often symbolized fertility. Tested and guaranteed 14K.
- America, ca 1900.Excellent condition, sharp detail.
- Dimensions: frog, 1/2" x 3/8".
- Size 6 1/4.
- Weight: 2.2 grams.
Art Nouveau 14K gold crescent pendant necklace set with round brilliant cut diamonds and rubies. The quality of the gemstones is superb, with VVS2/G diamonds and vivid very slightly purplish-red rubies that show no indications of heat treatment. In Victorian and early Edwardian jewelry, the crescent shape symbolized feminine power personified in the moon goddess Selene/Juno. Brides were often given a crescent pin to wear during their honeymoons. This cresent was originally a brooch and has been ...
A lovely pair of 10K yellow gold drop earrings decorated with a golden bows centered with round brilliant cut blue zircons. The gems have deep coloring and show nicely in a small size. These Retro earrings were originally screwbacks and have been converted for pierced ears. The earrings have nice movement and could be worn with either casual or cocktail attire. Tested and guaranteed 14K.
- America, circa 1935.
- Excellent condition.
- 9/16" wide; 1-1/4" long from top of wire.
14K gold Art Nouveau pendant necklace featuring a flower set with a blue sapphire center and a seed pearl bud enclosed within a heart-shaped frame of foliage. The gold has a slightly greenish cast and is engraved to suggest the velvety leaves. Originally a brooch, the pendant now hangs on a 14K gold split chain as an elegant necklace. Tested and guaranteed 14K.
- Origin: Continental Europe, ca. 1900
- Condition: excellent.
- Dimensions: pendant, 1" x 1"; necklace length, 18-3/4...
14K gold ring featuring a detailed portrait of a Native American wearing a feathered headdress. The portrait is surrounded by a twisted rope border. Originally an Edwardian bar pin, the ring has been fashioned with the original pin's scrolled ends connecting to the medallion. The reverse is marked "585 Pr FSH" for 14K gold.
- Origin: Continental Europe, ca 1900.
- Dimensions: crown, 13/16" diamter.
- Finger Size: 6-1/2.
- Condition: excellent, sharp detail.
A Victorian gold filled seed pearls photo locket with a long watch chain necklace from the 1890s. This attractive oval 1-5/8 x 3/4" (including bale) locket retains the two photo retaining bezels and it has two instant relatives included. The back is undecorated and the front has a lovely X-style design with graduated seed pearls. It has a satin finish and it comes with a slightly later J.Co. 1906 15 YRS gold filled chain with a swivel. "15 YRS." refers to the guarantee on the chain's gold pl...
A vintage silver cuff bracelet from Taxco made from thick curled sterling wires. Measures 6 1/4" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Measures 2 1/4" at the widest. Can be adjusted. Signed with Sterling, ACG, Mexico, Eagle mark, and 925. Has a slight bend on one side. This bracelet has a wonderful hand made artisan feel to it. Lays nicely on the wrist. Quality piece.
A vintage heavy sterling brooch depicting a gnarled branch by the noted Maine Silversmith, Condon Kuhl. There is also a sterling pendant in the shape of a Ginko leaf by the same artist. The pendant can be hooked onto the branch and worn together.
The brooch measures 3 1/4" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Heavy and solid. The Ginko pendant measures 2 1/8" long and 1 3/4" across. Has delicate texturing on the surface. You can see the hammer marks ...