Camille Faure enamel bracelet for Limoges, France
Early 20th century
Beautiful undersea colors with accents of gold set in 6 gilt metal links
Original pin type closure with safety chain
Measurements - 7 1/4" x 7/8"
Weight - 79 grams
Signed Faure, Limoges on verso
A very unusual hand made copper necklace with eight curled dangles and a central amber colored teardrop. Lightly hammered curved figure eight shaped links. The dangles have little brass beads at each end.
The necklace measures approximately 18" around. Longest drop is 3 1/2". Hook clasp is on the side and holds securely.
Has a few minor areas of verdigris. Heavy, thick copper.
Very detailed hand wrought work.
A vintage gold field scarab bracelet from the 1960-s is set with seven 14 X 10 millimeter oval cabochon semi-precious stones: rose quartz, blood stone, tiger eye, carnelian, green onyx, rhodochrosite and blue onyx. The length of this very affordable bracelet is 7 ¾” and the width at the widest part is 11/16”.
A detailed modernist bracelet in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy Vidal.
Measures 7" long and 1 3/8" wide. Fold over clasp holds securely.
Has the 3V maker's mark, introduced in 1970, also known as the flower mark on the back.
Fine example of Canadian MCM design.
An important, rare modernist bracelet by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. Made of woven, riveted and patinated copper.
Measures 5 3/4" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 1 3/4" wide. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature in at least two places. Looks like there is also a third partial strike. Very good condition with some minor surface scratches and areas of tarnish.
A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.
This is a lovely Victorian pin has a coral branch supporting three dangles with coral beads and a small coral branch. The dangles give movement and liveliness when pin is worn. The whiplash design of the mounting suggests that the design has a strong early Art Nouveau influence.
The pin is gold-filled and it is circa 1885.
This very Victorian pin is gold fill set with two rose-cut red pastes and one cabochon ‘turquoise’. The pin is 1 ¼" wide with a central ball element that is 3/8" in diameter.
Applied circles of wire rope ornament a vertical, rectangular bar. A hollow ball dangles from two chains; another chain connects the pin to the stickpin. This device preceded the safety catch to prevent loss of the pin.
The C hinge and double C catch are replacements...
Chinese translucent & light green hand carved natural Jade Pendants for necklace that's in great condition.
The brown translucent colorless pendant measures 34mm x 17mm, this does not include the bale and weighs 3.5 grams.
The light green pendant measures 23mm x 11mm, that does not include the bale too and weighs 3.1 grams.
A classic copper, brass and enamel pendant, bracelet and earrings attributed to Casa Maya Mexico.
The pendant has layers of hammered copper and brass and rust and dark green enamel. It measures 1 1/4" across and is suspended from a 16" long brass chain. Closes with a secure hook clasp.
The bracelet has alternating links of hammered copper and brass with green and rust enamel. It measures 9" long and 1" wide. Closes securely with a hook clasp...
Here is an intriguing pair of pins from the Art Nouveau era. They feature a woman’s face flanked by flowers, and the hair is greenish – just a little scary! We have been unable to determine what the metal is, so assume it’s not precious. They measure 1-1/4” x 1/2”. The pin stem assemblies are old, but they may be replacements. Circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
Jorma Laine modernist bronze pendant necklace
This striking and large statement pendant measures 5 1/4" long
Neck chain adjusts to 24"
Weight - 48 grams
Marked on verso - Jorma Laine in script, bronze, Finland
Here is an interesting white metal locket. It is engraved on the front in a stylized pattern, and plain on the back. The inside has some scratches in the metal. The photo rings and celluloid are not present, but perhaps it was used for a lock of hair or other momento – very popular back in the day. It measures 1-1/4” x 7/8" and the interesting paperclip chain is a bit over 22". The back has a few dark marks which might clean up. Generally, a handsome Edwardian or Victorian piece...
A mid century modern pendant in pewter signed Plustinn, for Design Plus Studios, made in Norway. This is the studio of Anna Greta Eker and Tone Vigeland.
Measures 1 3/4" across and 1 3/4" high including the attached bale.
In fine condition. Heavy and solid.
This charming pin is the embodiment of Victorian design. A very stylized butterfly perches on a row of 'gold' ball-shaped dangles. The butterfly is centered with a colorless brilliant, and flanked by small ruby pastes at each side. As was common at the time in the Victorian era, a matching stickpin acts as a safety feature as well as being pretty. The pin is a generous 1 1/2" and is gold filled. There is a maker's mark PC Co. Circa 1880
This is a rare belt made of a gold tone woven mesh and a gilt metal and enamel buckle. Looks victorian. It measures 29 1/2" long and 1" wide.
Art Smith modernist Copper Brooch
This large copper brooch measures 3 1/4" x 2 1/4"
Weight - 36 grams
Marked Art Smith, in script, on verso
Very nice condition with original finish intact
Two very cool brooches in brass by Peggy Miller, an American studio jeweler who worked in Baltimore in the 1950's -60's. May purchase as a pair or individually.
The fish brooch measures 2" across and 1 1/2" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Signed Peggy Miller on the back. Has some tarnish.
The stylized owl is made from two layers of overlapping brass. Measures about 1 5/8" high and 7/8" across. Also marked Peggy Miller on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely...
This splendid Victorian brooch is an example of the Egyptian Revival style. It is silver gilt with a polychrome enamel winged pharaoh.
The old style of the tube hinge and C clasp date it as prior to 1900. tube hing. It is marked 800 (for silver content) and has an indecipherable maker's mark.
The pin is 1 1/4 " X 5/8". There is a small crack in the enamel of one feather. It is 19th century in age.