All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1465759 (stock #4148)
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Art Smith 'Paraspiral' brass necklace

Arc-like form, ball on chain with spiral closure

18 - 19" wearable length

Signed Art Smith

2" at widest point

Central element measures 11" long

In very good original vintage condition with only minor oxidation to finish

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1465418 (stock #AP6-446)
Period Pieces
$98.00
A fierce, mythical creature, generally held to be fiercely territorial, is ready to claim his territory on your lapel and guard it--and you! In an era when much jewelry was tiny, this pin has a real presence. The gryphon clings to a golden shield and is sure to be an attention getter! The pin is marked FIX, which is a French process of heavy gold plate or gold fill. Overall size is 1 1/2" X 1 1/2"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1464526 (stock #JJ4371)
A modernist & organic necklace in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy, (Gilles), Vidal. Features 7 'creatures' that look like they are dancing.

Measures 16" long and 1 3/8" at the widest. The central section measures a little over 6" long.

Has a spring clasp that holds securely.

Has the G. Vidal hand signed maker's mark on the back.

Fine condition, dark patina. Weighs 75 Gr.

Unusual example of his work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1463957 (stock #JJ4366)
An outstanding hand wrought pendant in copper with a modernist brass overlay suspended from the original copper chain by JB Pericles. Marked Pericles Haiti on the back.

Jean Baptist Pericles was closely associated with Winifred Mason Chenet d'Haiti who trained the exceptional Mid Century Modernist jeweler, Art Smith.

This pendant measures 5" long and 2 1/4" across the bottom. The 23" chain has a secure hook closure.

Fine condition with minimal tarnish...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1463099 (stock #JJ4165)
A mid century modern abstract pendant in bronze by Else & Paul Hughes, Norway.

The pendant measures 2 1/4" long to the top of the bale and 2 1/2" across. Chain is 22" long and has a spring clasp that holds securely. In fine condition...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1910 item #1461518 (stock #RP05048)
Period Pieces
$59.00
Here is an intriguing (and slightly weird!) 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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1920 item #1460508 (stock #RN05024)
Period Pieces
$99.00
Here is an interesting white metal locket. It is engraved on the front in a stylized pattern. The back is plain. 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 – it was very popular to do that back in the day. It measures 1-1/4” x 7/8" and the 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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1459491 (stock #4133)

Industrian Argentina modernist brass statement necklace

1970

Should fit a 15" neck

Center element measures 7" long

Weight - 137 grams

Labeled

Great condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1459490 (stock #4132)

Industria Argentina brass brutalist bracelet

1970

Dynamic statement piece

5" tall

Interior circumference - 6" plus a 1" rear gap

Weight - 103 grams

Great condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1459278 (stock #AP07-474)
Period Pieces
$79.00
A sassy dragon curled around a large amethyst-colored brilliant (yes, it’s glass) hides the hook that turns this into a watch pin. He has a dark red cabochon eye (probably also glass) and a colorless brilliant in his mouth. The pin is unmarked and is 1” by ¾” in size. The metal is vermeil (gold over silver). A round hinge and eared clasp suggest an age of late 1800s or early 1900s, but the exact age is unknown.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1459132 (stock #JJ4243)
A lightly hammered pewter brooch with a central rose colored round Ruskin pottery jewel. Marked Hand Wrought Plantagenet, REGSIN, Pending on the back. Plantagenet hand wrought jewelry was retailed through Liberty & Co. of London in the early 1900s.

Measures 1 3/8" in diameter. Has a 'C' clasp that holds securely. There is a small piece of wire wrapped around the hinge.

Pretty color, fine example.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1458520 (stock #JJ4228)
A striking necklace and matching screw back earrings with layers of copper and brass circles by Winifred Mason Chenet, who was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She reportedly worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler.

The design is made from hammered copper disks with round brass overlays. The necklace measures 16 1/4" long with an extender added and closes securely with a hook clasp...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1456037 (stock #JJ4169)
A vintage hand made large pendant in an abstract design reminiscent of the work of Jack Boyd in bronze or brass.

The pendant is attached to the neck ring with two round connectors with balls at each end. Measures 5 1/2" long including the connectors and 4 1/4" at the widest. It is slightly curved so lays nicely when worn, not too heavy.

Neck ring measures about 15" around with an opening of 1 3/4". There is some flexibility to adjust the size.

Has some tarnish.

Fine workmanship...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1455934 (stock #4098)

Modernist bronze ring

Brutalist style

Finland

Adjustable band currently a size 8

Face - 1 1/8" diameter

Marked - Made in Finland

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1453223 (stock #JJ2112/4119)
A fun pair of screw back earrings and a matching pendant necklace by Casa Maya with growling dogs in brass and copper with green enamel.

May be purchased individually or as a set.

The large pendant measures 2 7/8" long with the bale and 2" across. It has the original chain with alternating brass and copper links. The chain measures 17" long and has a secure hook closure. This pendant necklace is signed on the back with an impressed MAYA Mexico...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1452889 (stock #JJ4122)
A large bronze bracelet Probably by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in a stunning bubble textured design.

This larger bracelet measures 8" around and 1 3/4" at the widest. Has a secure box closure and safety chain. Nice warm patina. Interesting contrast of smooth and textured surfaces and polished and oxidized finishes.

Unsigned.

Large size really stands out. Fine condition. Great piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1450959 (stock #3765)

Bjorn Weckstrom modernist bronze necklace

Titled "Bethlehem Steel"

Finland

1970

This large and impressive pendant measures 3 1/4" long x 2 1/2" at widest point

Weight - 68 grams

Marked Lapponia, Bjorn, Finland

Excellent condition

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1450606 (stock #3764)

Hannu Ikonen modernist reindeer moss necklace

On the large side

Pendant measures 4 1/2" long x 3" at widest point

Chain - 30" long when outstretched

Hook type clasp does adjust for size

Unmarked

Excellent condition