Decorated with inlaid discs and squares of bone, horn and wood, in the manner of tribal or ethnographic art, this compelling long chain necklace has an exotic, sophisticated feel. The discs are decorated on both sides; the squares, only on one side. Each ring of the cable chain is completely secured with solder; the chain has no clasp but can be doubled. The dating is mostly likely 1950-1960, although it could be older. Doubled, the chain measures 28 ½ inches long. It is conservatively dated.
Beautiful Taxco Silver 4-link bracelet marked "sterling .925 Taxco." Measures 6.25" long by about 1.50" wide. Each link set with oval pointed cut green onyx, about 14 x 17mm. Condition: Very good.
Coin silver amber necklace that was purchased in Africa during the early '70's. Missing are three of the blue glass embellishments, one bell on the bottom of the pendant and a jump ring in the upper section. The chain measures 21";the pendant hangs 4". 62 grams.
This is an old vintage pendant with white nephite fine polish plus two mini geenish jade stone mineral(very high hardness) jade disc in quite small and thin make, auspicious for protection and luck as it is in he shape of yuan po= bronze money, very cute little disc and nice to wear.....in perfect condition and with the gold plated clip ....ship at USD8 using registered shipping.
Marquise Cut Green Jadeite Chinese Ring in a Lovely Simple 18K yellow gold setting. Stone measures approximately .623" long x .274" wide (6mm x 18mm). The ring is a size 6.
Condition: Fine Condition
Chinese Ivory round Beads Necklace with Ivory Clasp, 23" long, and Bead-4mm or 5/16" diameter, clasp-5/8" long, 1/8" diameter. This Ivory strand Necklace was imported to US prior to 1980, in good condition.
The Taxco Mexico, post earrings dangle 1 1/8". They feature a common, Mexican character. These are marked MO-68 MEX 925. They are in excellent condition. FREE US STANDARD S/H
Egyptian Paste glass head of ancient Pharaoh head, wearing a crown with the Uraeus cobra , the molded head is done in purplish cobalt blue and sea foam blue green with tiny flecks of copper in the glass , with mold seams showing at the sides. I have listed many pictures of this since I use a point and shoot camera and this is as detailed as I can get .The loop is not gold but some kind of base metal , the face is pretty well detailed and has no damage .Size H 1.5" w 1" d 3/4"
Lapis Lazuli Hard Stone Pendant with three dimentional carving of Phoenix Bird in the center on both sides, 2 1/2" high(only Lapis part, not included the gold part), 1 3/8" wide, 1/4" thick, with natural color of heavy Lapis Lazuli hard stone with impressed mark of "14K" and "585" on yellow gold ring. No damages.
An interesting, large silver 6-link bracelet with 6 carved green onyx stones. See Enlargement #3 for detail of mark which reads "echo en mexico d. f. " with initials JPR and a left facing eagle head. Measures 7.00" long by about 1.25" wide.
Chinese carved Ivory Rose Flower Pendant, 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" wide, 3/8" deep, in good condition. Imported to US prior to 1980.
DESCRIPTION: A beautifully crafted Navajo sterling and natural coral cuff bracelet . This bracelet features thirteen natural, dark red coral stones mounted on a 1 1/8" wide silver cuff between a scrolling border of stamp work, twisted wire, and silver beads. This cuff looks beautiful on the wrist; the inside is stamped "STERLING." See the last photo showing this bracelet with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection...
A natural color jadeite peach & bat pendant
Chinese three(3) carved Ivory beads, one(1) oval - 1 1/8" x 7/8" diameter and two(2) round - 7/8" diameter, all 3 beads are in different carved design and completely hollow inside. Imported to US prior to 1980. No damages.
Ca 1970 A light weight silver filigree chain from Peru. Unmarked, it measures 66 inches and has no clasp.
Wonderful child's Taxco bracelet with black onyx stones. There are 3 rectangular and 3 triangular stones. Marked "echo en mexico alpaca". Measures 5.50" long by about 0.75" to 1.125" wide.
Black onyx bracelet marked "hecho en mexico" and with a left facing, full eagle mark. 8-links set with 8 black onyx stones, 4 are squared and 4 are smaller carved triangular stones. Measures 7.00" long by about 1.00" wide. Condition: Very good. I have an appraisal from 1980 which states that this metal is gold plated silver, however, I believe that it is the common Alpaca alloy.
This is very hard stone white jade carving of Dragon Fish and fish, it is heavy and big piece and detail in carving of the dragon head.
DESCRIPTION: A lovely sterling silver necklace consisting of three silver feathers, each terminating in a leaf and flower design and each attached to a natural, light blue turquoise cabochon with brown matrix (veining) centered between them. Very attractive, perfect condition, excellent workmanship and very wearable. Signed: "D" (John Delvin, master Navajo silversmith). See the last photo showing this necklace with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection...
Awesome, vintage, Asian inspired bangle bracelet, composed of hard wood, solid 24k yellow gold and diamonds. The bangle with two foo dogs accented with diamonds, measures 2 1/8" in diameter and it is 1/2" wide. It is in very good pre-owned condition except some signs of ware to the wood. Gold was acid tested and guarantee to be 24K. Bracelet consists of approx. 0.20ctw of sparkly diamonds. Bracelet fits small to medium size wrist. Weight is 60.25 grams.
Chinese natural Angel Skin Coral and 14 K Gold Ring, Cabochon shape Coral mounted in 14K marked Gold, size is 8, in good condition.
Five(5) Chinese Ivory Clasps for necklace, 1" long, 3/8" diameter, screw 2 pieces together, all in good condition. Imported to U. S. prior to 1980.
DESCRIPTION: A stunning Navajo sterling silver Bisbee blue turquoise cuff bracelet by Navajo silver artist, Henry Davis. Ten heavenly blue cabochons are set between silver beads and scalloped silver edges which are stamped in a sunburst design. This is a truly beautiful bracelet, very wearable, and in perfect condition with no chipped stones...
This is a very fine carving / incribing of Goddess of Mercy and a whole paragraph of scripture /nice tiny calligraphy skills, ith gold is 916 real gold, made by local goldsmith, the stone is soap stone is called the famous shou shan shi.
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with shell heishe beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 26 inches
long and 7/8 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Middle Eastern Sterling Silver Perfume bottle Hand tooled, well chased with a screw top . weight 35 g no apparent damage. Just over 3.5" high, acid tested as silver unmarked.
Lovely carved coral graduated bead necklace. Clasp is marked Silver. 36 Beads graduate from 10mm to 16mm diameter. Total length is about 19 inches
Jade pendant measuring 18mm x 24.5mm , frame silver 925
Lovely 10-link bracelet with alternating green onyx stones. Each of the 5 stones are carved to hold silver bands in place. Marked "silver mexico". Measures 7.00" long by about 0.625" wide.
Mens Kundan Diamond Emerald and a jellybean sized ruby in 20k gold, the ring is large size we need to check actual size but close to 10-11 size. Weight 12 g . the ruby is 1/4" wide by just under 1/2" long . Really cool flashy bling ring. size 9- 9.5
Vintage pre-ban Ivory pin. This pin is in a form of a carved Lotus blossom and is made from elephant Ivory. It was made circa 1960's - 70's. It measures 1 7/8" x 1 1/4" and is in fine condition.
Note: This item can only be shipped within the U.S.A.
This sterling silver ring is a size 7 /12". It has a nice mod design with its intersecting, bi level lapis, bezel-set stones. It is marked JR? 925 and STERLING. The band is marked with the Eagle Assay mark for Taxco Mexico. It is in great condition and has a good heft. FREE US STANDARD S/H
This pendant depicts The 12 tribes of Israel. The center has a scroll that reads "LUCK" in Hebrew (MAZEL). It has a diameter of 1 1/2". The chain is 24 1/2" long. The front also displays the zodiac symbols. The back explains each sign: (12 tribes).
This piece is goldtone, in excellent condition and has a good heft. FREE US STANDARDS S/H
This fine Native American "style" ring displays a bezel set, onyx "rectangle," measuring 3/4" x 1/2". There is a Thunderbird emblem on either side: wonderfully detailed. It is a size 11. The inside is marked 925. This ring has good heft and is in excellent condition.
This pendant depicts The 12 tribes of Israel. The center has a scroll that reads "LUCK" in Hebrew (MAZEL). It has a diameter of 1 1/2". The chain is 24 1/2" long. The front also displays the zodiac symbols...
Chinese carved Ivory Strand Necklace, 30" long, 5mm or 3/8" diameter for each carved flower bead, every bead is carved with flower design. It was imported into US prior to 1980, in good condition.
A colourful c1950s-60s Native North American Indian Six Nations 32" beaded necklace (Canadian). This necklace features a central 2-3/8" hand-sewn felt backing, and it is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the continental U.S...
Nicely carved Jade figure of a squirrel with decorative knotted silk cord, including a silk purse. PLEASE SEE ALL PHOTOS WHICH ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Squirrel size: approx. 1 1/4" X 1 1/4", Overall length: 4" long.** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** 220BX19
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of Buddha Hand Flower/fruit with Bat on it, it is old jade carving and very nice pendant. It brings happiness, prosperity and peace to wearer, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
Stunning colorful Berber necklace from Morocco made of a variety of beads. The large center ball is enamel. It is surrounded by three strands of coral as well as glass and silver beads. The necklace measures 20 inches in length.
An attractive gold plated signed AMITA JAPAN komai 6-1/2" bracelet. This bracelet is done in the Komai damascening technique in which gold, copper and silver are inlaid into etched grooves on black oxidized metal backings. This 3/4" wide bracelet features Chinese characters, scenes of buildings, a dragon, bamboo, a boat and a rickshaw with rider; it has a box clasp and it is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
These gorgeous earrings each display two pear-shaped (oval) amethyst cabs, stemming out of leaves. They measure 1 1/2" long. The back of one is marked MEXICO STERLING. They are in excellent condition. (Oh, and they do have sterling, earring backs.)
This fine vintage ring is a size 5. It has n oval shape and consists of 14 sawtooth, bezel-set, turquoise cabs, surrounding an oval, turquoise stone: sawtooth, bezel-set, as well. The band has nice, Navajo stampwork. It is marked STERLING with the maker's mark of a conjoined JP. it has good heft and is in excellent condition.
This is an old Jade pendant, the Prune is symbol of longevity. Shipping USD8 worldwide by SAL
This is an old Jade pendant, the bat in Chinese culture symbolizes Prosperity as the word "Fu" prosperity & success is very similar in pronounciation to the words for Bat which is called "Pian Fo". the Prune is symbol of longevity, heavy built and nice old piece. Shipping USD8 worldwide by SAL
This traditional style of India woman's necklace has a bead at the ends which slides to adjust the length of the necklace to suit the wearer. The silver pendant would hold a lingam stone and has a cluster of small silver balls attached using a technique called "goli". The balls are not welded to the base, but are attached with a wire, giving them some slight movement.
This lovely, sterling silver ring is set with a yellowish or mustard-colored, tear drop stone. It is a size 6 1/2. The back is marked with the Taxco Mexico "spread eagle" with the number "3" in the middle. There are also 3 other marks that are not quite clear; but, look like 925, the silversmith's initials and...? This ring is in excellent condition and would make a wonderful holiday gift. FREE US STANDARD S/H
Vintage pre ban large Elephant Ivory pendant. This vintage 1950's - 60's is 2 1/4" in diameter and is 1/4" thick. It is in very fine condition!!! This pendant is in the shape of a disk and contains a swivelling inner disk that has Oriental characters of some sort of Luck symbol.
Note: This item cannot be sold outside of the U.S.A.
This is very hard stone of translucent green Jade carving of Goddess of Mercy Kwan Yin, it is translucent jade and old knife in carving, 40-50 years or earlier....
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of laughing Buddha, it is old jade carving and very nice smile that bring happiness and laughter, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of Buddhism Symbol, it is old jade carving and very nice piece to make as pendant, the symbol of rope brings peace, happiness and luck, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
Exceptional pair of 18k yellow gold, carved natural white jade dangle earrings. These are for pierced ears; measuring 2 7/8" x 5/8". The 18k yellow gold and type A white and green jade earrings are in excellent condition. Weight is 8.24 grams.
Vintage filigree niello silver Persian Gulf scenery bracelet that while being shown at a show several years ago, was seen by an elderly engineer who worked in Iran in the 50s. He said, '...this bracelet was commissioned by the Shah of Iran as a gift in gratitude for the wives of engineers who were there building the oil fields...' Note the odd motifs scribed on to the niello...
Lovely, vintage, 14k yellow gold and natural carved Momo coral necklace. Chain is 18" long, pendant with 12mm turning carved coral bead measures 7/8" x 5/8". Necklace is in very good condition. Weight is 5.45 grams. Gold is marked 14k JP.
Beautiful, carved white jade pendant with 14 k yellow gold bail. This double sided, intricately carved pendant measure 2 1/4" in diameter without the bail. Weight is 18.9 grams. Condition is excellent.
This is an used old gold gilt plated belt of Nyonya lady in Straits Settlements, mostly like gilt on bronze, n it is in good condition. It is with the bird n plum blossom design typical of the Chinese Works of art of the era, circa 1950s & can be earlier. Please look at the details before buying....thank you for interest, ship free worldwide
This a an old gilt Hairpin used by Indonesian ehnic group during 50s or 60s,
it is of flora pattern and with lots of artificial diamond made of glass cut, in good condition and please ask for more detail photos. Thanks
Stunning and dramatic Navajo necklace of branch coral alternating with handmade round discs of natural turquoise. Two strands of coral and turquoise are joined at the end by cones of sterling silver. The silver chain attaching to the clasp allows the length to be adjusted from
28 1/2" to 31" (including coral drop).
Interesting pre Columbian design influence pin made of sterling silver with 18k gold and hand painted enamel work. This pin is signed, " 925 18K." It was made in Peru by Native craftsmen. There is some gold worn off in tiny spots but gives it age character otherwise it is in great shape. This pin measures 1 1/2" in diameter.
This turquoise ring is size 7. THE STONE IS 3/4" X 1/2"
Chinese traditional court necklace composed of rutlilated quartz, jasper, dark etched peking glass, turquoise, lapis lazuli with woven knotted silk. Beautiful and dramatic work.
From an East Bay Berkeley home.
Dates 20th Century
Size L 69"