Sterling and, I believe, rosewood letter opener by William Spratling. Measures 9 3/8" in length. Has Spratling's earliest mark, used from 1931-1945. Excellent condition. Rare and elegant.
Extremely rare sterling letter opener by William Spratling with a coin dated 1813. The initials may be those of the person for whom it was custom made or those of an organization for which it was created. Measures 4 1/2" in length. Coin is 1 1/2" in diameter. Has Spratling's mark from the mid 1960's.
From a Virginia Estate...this is a hard to find STERLING LEONORE DOSKOW 2 FISH PIN. Depicted in this Pin the Fish are Swimming among the Reeds. Size: 1 1/2" in dimater. Good Naturalist work
Looking like three dimensional lace, this bracelet by Tortolani is magnificent, and it is rare! Each piece of Tortolani was hand-cast in pewter. Pieces were hand polished and finished in silver or gold plate. The bracelet is signed inside. 7" inside circumference, 1 5/8" wide, 3/8" thick.
Here is a beautiful early pin by Danecraft: an open circle with a convex, unique, decorative, notched border, surmounted by a lovely, single flower with repousse leaves and petals (and ribbon). The back is marked DANECRAFT REG. U.S. PAT. OFF STERLING. Unlike later pieces, this very well crafted older piece has decent weight to it. It's in excellent condition.
Mystery mark reward below. Signed VM. Hammered handmade half moon pin brooch stamped with 4 marks, and maker's mark of "VM" for V. Mortensen? Yet another touch mark after that! You be the detective and find the maker! Nordic or Alaskan motifs on the front.
1.5" X 1.5" and lots of unpolished silver patina, and will hand cloth polish at no fee...
Ca 1940 A sterling set with small marcasites and cultured pearls by German designer, Theodor Fahrner. One tiny marcasite is missing on an earring. The screwback earrings hang 2.25"; the pin measures 2" round. Each are marked 925 along with the TF logo.
Amethyst collectors of vintage sterling silver jewelry look at this oval cuff bracelet with a bezel set light color, probably untreated earlier faceted Amethyst 8X10 mm stone.
Hammered rose Gold accents with sterling silver granulation around that.
Measures 7" inside including the slightly flexible opening of 1 1/4". 1 5/8" at widest center tapers to 1/4" wide at rounded ends...
Rarely seen, this is a beautiful amethyst quartz sterling bar pin by William Spratling. It measures 2 3/4" and the center cabachon is 3/4" diameter.It is in fine original condition and signed with the c.1940-46 mark. The mark appears to have been double struck. It is elegant and charming.
Both pairs of cufflinks were made by the well known Mexican studio Victoria. This dates the pair prior to 1953 when the name of the studio was combined with "Cony". Round silver and copper cufflinks measure 1 inch in diameter. Square pair is sterling, copper, brass and another grey metal which I cannot specify. The dark area on the left one is a shadow only; it is not on the actual cufflink. Measure 7/8 inch square.
Vintage unsigned unmarked necklace reminding one of late Arts Crafts or Early Mid Century Modernism Modernist era. This hammered, bench made oval handwrought pendant with a bezel set stone
10 X 15mm Bloodstone cabochon is on a 2" X 1" hammered pendant
3mm wide X 24" long Ster chain with old roll over clasp marked "Sterling".
This gemstone is another birthstone for Aries who will become even wiser by wearing it...
Vintage Mexican mid century 35 grams necklace with striated melon color Jasper ball orb pendant on an elongated hand fabricated chain signed:
a stylized MS or SW in a circle with Assay #17 which is associated with Los Ballesteros and Antonio Pineda although looks like another Serafin Moctezuma mark?
The handsome peach color Jasper reminds one of the type of stone favored by Fred Davis
Just under 1" across and 1.75" from top of bail down...
This lovely, sterling silver, leaf-link bracelet bears the Felch & Co hallmark, indicating it is c. 1940. It is a fine example of The Danecraft Corporationâ€™s signature foliate creations. It measures 7 3/4â€ť long. The back is marked â€śSTERLINGâ€ť with The Felch & Company makerâ€™s mark (see pictures). This wonderful bracelet is in excellent condition. FREE US STANDARD S/H
This exquisite suite consisting of pendant, chain and earrings is in sterling silver and 14k gold. Symmetalic was one of the registered trademarks used by the W.E. Richards Company of North Attleboro, MA. The Symmetalic mark was used from 1936 through the 1940's on superior pieces of high quality. The beautiful, vivid, violetish-blue scarabs are carved on both sides. The Egyptian motif displays the firmâ€™s Edwardian to Art Deco style...
Vintage Antique 19th or Early 20th Century Unmarked Unsigned 16.5" silver choker necklace with 19 reticulated solid not stamped stations and 6 simulated blue lapiz lapis art glass beads with gold glittery mixed in. Beads are in 3 sizes (5 to 12mm). Nice old barrel closure catch clasp. Not marked, nor tested, yet feel this could be a heavily plated silver on brass even though it has some patina such as seen on old sterling and polishes so. Weighs 21 Grams...
Lovely vintage signed Mikimoto brooch in sterling silver set with eight pearls, ranging from 5 to 6mm. The pearls are of very fine quality with white body color and a silvery overtone. The lustre is excellent, as should be expected of Mikimoto. The brooch is designed in a way that permits it to be worn either horizontally or vertically. The back is marked with Mikimoto's hallmark.
Origin: Japan, latter half 20th century. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 1-15/16" x 1-1/8"...
Lovely sterling silver brooch worked in soft white guilloche enamel and featuring a painted enamel bouquet of blue gentians. The workmanship is very fine. The back is marked "S925S" and retains the original c-clasp which indicates an early date.
Origin: Scandinavia, probably Denmark, circa 1920. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 1-5/8" diameter. Weight: 14.5 grams.
Sterling silver abstract pin and earrings by Los Castillo, circa 1950. Brooch measures 2" x 2". Earrings are screwbacks; 1 3/8" in diameter. All in original, untouched condition.