Here is a fun locket made from white metal. It is chased on the front in a stylized pattern, and plain on the back. The inside has some scratches, we don’t know why. The photo rings and celluloid are not present. It measures 1-1/4” x 7/8" and the cool paperclip chain is a bit over 22". The back has a few dark marks which might clean up. Generally a handsome Victorian (or possibly Edwardian) jewel. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully...
An unusual brass hair comb with a cut out design, small stone cabochon and long teeth in an Arts and Crafts period design. Measures 4 7/8" long, and 3 inches at the widest. The stone has a blue green cast with black striations, not sure what it is. Comb has some tarnish. There is some slight bending to the teeth. Curved for better fit. Classic Arts and Crafts period design.
A fine modernist bracelet by Maya Mexico that is in the iconic Armadillo design made famous by Hector Aguilar. This bracelet, in brass with copper accents measures 7" long and about 2 1/4" across. Unsigned. Hook closure holds securely. Has tarnish and shows wear to the finish. Will let the new owner decide how much to polish. Outstanding design. Heavy and bold.
A vintage brooch from Forest Craft Guild in German Silver with an acid etched abstract organic design and a bezel set foil backed glass stone rectangular cabochon. Measures 2 1/8" across and 1 3/4" tall. Marked German Silver. Has a 'C' clasp that holds securely. There is a small chip on the edge of the cabochon. Fine Arts and Crafts design.
This is an antique Victorian lion's head hinged bangle bracelet. Beautifully rendered in yellow gold plate, this ornate bangle features a large lion's head in front with applied decorations on each side. With its highly-contoured face and wild mane, the lion has lots of character. Two deep red rhinestones form the eyes and a clear, brilliant rhinestone sits in the open mouth, adding sparkle...
Filigree comb, Spanish or French, c 1880, no marks, gilt metal, possibly silver gilt. Height c "4/ 10.5 cm, width "3 ½ / 8.5 cm. Condition: partial loss to one lily ornament (cf. pics).
An amazing piece of mid century modernist hand wrought jewelry. This copper pendant measures 5 1/4" long and 1 7/8" across. The braided leather thong measures about 19" long and closes with a sterling spring clasp. The pendant is signed with an impressed fleur de lis hallmark on the back. Great hammering. There is some tarnish. Fine contrasting of textures, interesting design.
A signed Dafri copper ultramodern pin brooch and earrings set from the 1950s. This Toronto Canada company made some great looking items and this is one of them - a very Jetsons kind of anamorphic style. This set includes the 2" across pin with a safety clasp and an applied copper planchet identical to the 1-5/8 x 1" clip-on earrings. Each has some mild black patination and the pin has the DAFRY signature planchet...
Dolphins represent peace, harmony, and joy. Couple them with hearts, and you have a real winner for a romantic date. This bracelet, made from white metal, consists of 7 links, each with two dolphins leaping through a heart. 7-3/4” long, and 18.3g, it sports a toggle closure. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance free within the USA.
Paul von Ringelheim, Austrian/American artisan
1933 - 2003
This necklace is part of the Directional series of jewelry crafted by von Ringelheim in the late 1960's.
Large chrome plated pendant suspended from heavy metal chain.
Pendant - 4 1/2" x 4"
Should fit a 13" neck
Weight - 138 grams
Very good vintage condition
Brass and glass, but still a wonderful Art Nouveau costume piece, circa 1910. This pink glass and golden brass swag necklace has two pear-shaped pink glass 'stones' in the center and two spectacle-set ones in the chain.
A great example of Finland Modernist design, a necklace of bronze with a central Tiger's Eye cabochon by Pentti Sarpaneva for Kalevala Koru. Pendant measures 2" across and 4" to the top of the bale. Chain measures 28" long. Marked Made in Finland and kk in a circle. Fine condition. Nice contrasts of layers and textures.
A great, fun and dramatic piece from the 1940's/
The pendant measures 5 inches X 3 inches!
The chain is composed of copper links with brass connecters.
The "pre-Colombian " face is carved wood.
The beads on the bottom appear to be clay.
A really unusual piece!
An Arts and Crafts Brass Fob with an Acid Etched Windmill design and a central green cabochon, attributed to Forest Craft Guild. Measures 1 1/2" across and 2 1/8" high. Has the original ribbon and clasp. The edge of the ribbon has a little fraying. Very well crafted. Wonderful condition.
Here is a hand-constructed cuff bracelet made of multiple wires that are joined at the terminals and kept in place by horizontal rings. The wires look to be silverplated; the rings and soldered terminals are white metal. The cuff has a good heft (56 grams) and an impressive look. It is also well balanced, so doesn't turn on the wrist. It measures a little over 1 inch wide and 5/8 inch high with an inner circumference of about 7 ¼ inches.
Here is an interesting pair of identical pins from the Art Nouveau era. They feature a woman’s face flanked by flowers; their hair is greenish! I have been unable to determine what the metal is, so assume base metal. 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.
For the seeker of something out of the ordinary! These vintage screw-back earrings are unmarked and are a (relatively) modern take on the ancient Green Man. For those who like the unusual. Each earring is ~1" X 1". Age unknown, most probably 1940-1950s.
These nicely carved lava stone earrings are mounted in gilded metal and date from the 1870s-1880s. The carving depicts a cherub on each drop and a flower on each top. Carved feather or leaf fronds appear behind each cherub. The earrings appear to have been hardly worn; the stone is intact with no chips or cracks, and the carving and stone surface are very well preserved. Nothing appears to have been replaced. Lava stone is quite light, so the earrings should sit comfortably without pulling...