A 14k white gold ring set with a natural deep blue sapphire with four flanking genuine diamonds circa 1960s. This vintage size 3-1/4 ring measures 3/16" across the stone; the sapphire measures ~35 points (calculated). It is stamped 14K with a V in a D maker's mark and it weighs 2.6 grams. This small, elegant ring would look good on your pinkie (or pinky) and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
A man's 18k yellow gold signet ring with a genuine ruby circa 1960s. This vintage classic size 8-1/2 or 8.5 gentleman's ring weighs 5.4 grams. It has never been monogrammed and it would look great with a set of ornate or Art Deco initials or a family crest. It is stamped 18 K with a maker's mark in the back of the ring. This stylish ring is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
A pair of lever back pierced 3/8 x 1/4" across 10k yellow gold genuine claw-set amethyst earrings from the 1960s-1970s. They are stamped P 10K on the hoops and the amethysts measure 1.4 carats each (calculated). They weigh 1.4 grams and they are in excellent condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use...
Today we have a signed Hector Aguilar necklace that was crafted before 1948. Jose Flores was allowed to also have his initials on some designs made in Aguilars shop and this is one of those pieces. The necklace is 17in. long and is .75in. tall. The silver is thick with a weight of 76 grams which is quite heavy with links that are open with space. With the silver at a higher content of 940 as marked the patina is warm and natural. There are no repairs or damage of any kind...
A vintage large sterling silver and pearl Mid Century Modernist brooch in the style of Betty Cooke or Ed Wiener. Consists of three boomerang shaped pieces of thick sterling, tapering at the ends. Measures 3 1/2" across and 3" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Well made with a stunning design. Great studio piece.
An unusual pair of sterling silver modernist earrings by Salvador Teran. Marked Salvador, Sterling, Mexico and 140 for the style number. Pre eagle.
Measure 1 1/2" long and 7/8" wide. Screw backs hold securely.
Depict some kind of highly stylized creature. Haven't been able to find another pair with this style number. Great modernist design!
This six strand silver and jasper necklace was made by Audie Yazzie of the well known Navajo jewelry making family. It dates to the 1970's and is made with red jasper and several sizes and shapes of silver beads. Fetishes are carved from coral. The length of the necklace is adjustable from 30" to 38". The maker's name is signed on a silver disc. This is a wonderfully fashionable necklace enhanced by its Native American origin.
A very unusual hand made sterling silver necklace with a rectangular central tile depicting a stylized cat like creature. Lightly hammered curved links attach to a central abstract pendant. Measures approximately 17" around. Pendant measures 3 1/2" at the longest and 3" across. Tile measures 1 7/8" by 1". Marked Sterling on the back. Spring clasp holds securely. In very nice condition with minor tarnish. The corners of the tile have some very minor roughness. Great mid century style.
A sterling silver floral brooch by Georg Jensen USA designed by Alphonse Lapaglia. We've seen this brooch marked with the design number 103, but this one is not marked with a design number. Measures 1 7/8" long and 1 5/8" across. Marked Georg Jensen, Inc. U.S.A. Hand Wrought, Sterling. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. A few of the petals are slightly bent. Has a little tarnish and some minor surface scratches. Well made and heavy.
A vintage hammered sterling silver brooch with leaves by Joan Polsdorfer, who signed her work JoPoL, and was the first American designer to work for Georg Jensen, USA. She also sold her work directly to high end retail outlets. Brooch measures 1 7/8" across and 1 7/8" high. Marked on the back JoPoL, Sterling and design number 317. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Warm patina. Great Arts and Crafts design.
Jon Havener modernist sterling silver and leather necklace with unique granulated surface treatment
Late 20th century
Pendant element measures - 3 1/2" x 3"
Should fit a 15 1/2" - 16" neck
Overall length from clasp to bottom of pendant - 9"
Weight - 175 grams
Stamped Havener, sterling in block letters
Very good vintage condition
Liisa Vitali modernist sterling silver necklace
Chain measures 23" long
Pendant measures - 3 3/4"
Weight - 19.20 grams
Hallmarked - NW,crown cypher,925,V7
Very good vintage condition
Pal Kepenyes brass modernist necklace
Mid 20th century
Center pendants, set with western opals, measure 6" long
Should fit a 16" neck
Weight - 208 grams
Signed Pal Kepenyes, Mexico
Condition - excellent vintage
A wonderful, modernist sterling silver link bracelet by the Swedish jeweler, Isaac Cohen. Made up of five curved links with an abstract design and a hook clasp. Marked with ICO for the maker, Crown mark for Sweden, Z8 for 1950, Town mark for Stockholm, and the Silver Standard mark for Sweden. Measures about 7 1/4" long and 1/2" wide. Hook clasp holds securely. Fine condition, quality piece.
A vintage brooch by William Spratling. Known as his Faceted Obsidian Arrow Brooch from the 1950's. Measures 2 3/8" high and 1 3/8" across. Marked on the back with the WS script square signature and Eagle #3. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds securely. Has a little tarnish. A rare piece of Spratling jewelry.
A spectacular 18K gold combination bangle and curb chain buckle motif bracelet enhanced with engraving, enamel and diamonds. The front half of the bracelet is fashioned in the form of a buckle-motif bangle. The surface is enhanced with basse-taille enameling in a gorgeous translucent royal blue shade, edged in opaque white champleve enamel. The outer edges are finished with foliate engraving that matches the engraving of the buckle tongue...
A gorgeous Art Nouveau 14K yellow gold locket, the front cover designed with what appears to be a flower with ornately ruffled petals. Closer inspection, however, reveals that the flower petals are actually the flowing hair of a woman whose face can be seen at the upper portion of the locket. The design is even completed with pistils and stamens. "Anthropomorphism"--the merging of human and animal or human and plant characteristics was a popular decorative element in the Art Nouveau period...
A lovely Art Nouveau 14K yellow gold floral brooch featuring an ornate lily blossom enameled in translucent shades of blue and yellow enamel. The engraving of the gold surface under the enamel shows through to add elegant texture. The flower is centered by a small old mine cut diamond and is surrounded by a swirling frame set with 59 seed pearls. The reverse retains the original watch hook. Tested and guaranteed 14K.
Origin: America, ca. 1900...