and made, composed of coiled wire flowers and rectangular panel links. It is sturdily made despite its delicate look and bears the mark of Just Andersen (who stopped working in 1973). Its secure hook closure features an additional safety clasp. The bracelet measures 7 ½ inches long and about 3/8 inch wide. Weight: 11.7 grams
Composed of flattened square links with rounded corners, this Scandinavian bracelet is classic, with a modernist edge. It's well constructed, with connecting rings that are securely soldered closed and a hook clasp. It shows marks for the assay city of Lahti and the year 1971; there is an unidentified maker’s mark of ANR. The bracelet measures 7 ¾ inches long and 5/8 inch wide. Weight: 12.2 grams
This studio piece is composed of curling wire links with roughly finished ends. It is reminiscent of mid-century modern designs, but is a bit later, probably the 1970s. It is unmarked, but tests definitively as sterling silver. The necklace measures 27 1/2 inches long, including the hook closure. Weight: 22.6 grams
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch and earrings by noted silversmith, Maxwell Chayat. Brooch measures 1 3/4" long and 1 1/2" wide. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Marked Chayat Sterling. Earrings are screw backs and measure about 3/4". Marked Sterling on the screw back. Screw backs hold tightly. Sterling 'pearls' against oxidized darker sterling background. The set is in nice condition, with some tarnish...
Vintage pearl and sterling silver bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico modernist artist Antonio Pineda. Bracelet measures 6 1/4" long X 5/8" wide. Hallmarked with Antonio crown, Taxco, 970 and eagle. The design features 11 pearls each set within a round oxidized silver cup. Each cup framed by a thick silver square. Secure, tight slide-in clasp with attached safety chain. Bracelet is in beautiful condition with no damage or repairs.
A wonderful hammered sterling silver neck ring with a large pendant of a fish in mosaics. Has an iridescent eye. Neck ring is approximately 16 1/2" around. Hard to measure due to the curvature of the links. Lightly hammered, very nice work. Pendant measures about 4 1/2" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Hook closure. Great condition, silver has a warm patina. Vibrant colors. Eye catching piece!
Geometric large dangle earrings by Mexican designer, Salvador Teran. The earrings are 2" long from the very top to bottom of the dangle. In spite of the large size, they are light enough in weight to be able to be worn comfortably. Screwbacks; circa 1950's.
Grapes appear to have been a common theme in sterling silver jewelry, or at least I have seen a lot of them. This set is classic. The brooch is 2 1/4" x 2". The matching earrings are clips, and each one is 1 1/4" each way. The set is in excellent condition with no problems, and is marked, 925 with the initials A. G. and Mexico, as shown.
Decorated with guilloche dark blue enamel, this classy bracelet features a clever and unusual ring and hook clasp. There is minimal wear to the enamel, visible only under magnification. The bracelet bears the sterling mark for Arezzo, Italy, 1944-1968. It measures 7 ½ inches long. Weight: 19.3 grams
Here is an elegant ring featuring six faceted pieces of smoky quartz mounted in a star-shaped sterling silver setting. A central silver star sits at the top. The band is marked sterling, and the stones show no signs of wear. The ring is sized 5 ¾; it sits 5/8 inch high.
This delicate, abstract-form pendant from the 1970s is suspended from a long cable chain and is an artistic, easy-to-wear piece. The pendant is marked Norway, but the maker’s mark is hard to read, and appears to start with a D. The pendant measures 1 3/4 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide; the chain measures 12 inches long, doubled. Weight: 5.9 grams
This delicate bracelet is decorated with sterling silver openwork floral panels that feature rectangular light blue aquamarines in bezel mounts. Each panel is connected by a ribbed link. The spring-ring clasp is original to the piece and in good working order. The bracelet is from the 1950s; it is unmarked, but tests as sterling. It measures 7 ½ inches in length.
A 950 silver Komai damascene panels bracelet circa 1900 1920. This scarce bracelet from Japan features eleven 1-1/16" x 3/8" loop-linked panels with inlaid silver and gold on a black matte (actually iron) ground. The panels resemble those in room dividing screens, and each has a different design and a simple engraved design on the back of the silver sections. It also has a long safety chain and a box clasp which is stamped 950 SILVER. This bracelet measures 7-1/8" x 1/1/8"...
Early Mexico City open backed repousse cuff looks so fabulous without being embossed around the background of the roses because it makes the repousse really pop. This is a 1 10/16th in. wide and the diameter is 2.5in. There are no repairs, no dents and no light holes that come from poorly pressed silver. The roses are brisk and superbly dimensional. An excellent example and fabulous on.
Here is a continuous sterling silver cable chain of nice heft, with a working swivel clasp marked sterling. The chain itself tests for sterling as well, and is sturdily made. It dates around 1920 and measures 14 ½ inches long, doubled. Weight: 29.3 grams
Here is a bold, mid-century modernist money clip. It's composed of a flexible but sturdy forged-wire frame, with an applied mounted piece of rosewood in a trapezoidal shape. A silver half-bead is applied to a crossbar near the top. The wood has a polished surface and shows no damage or cracking. The clip is unmarked, but tests as sterling. It measures 2 ½ inches long by ¾ inch wide.
This sterling and parcel gilt link bracelet is composed of cast turbaned heads; the headdresses are gilded. There is a secure hook closure, with no signs of metal stress. The bracelet has a very bold design and bears the partial mark of Natacha Brooks, an American mid-century jewelry designer. The bracelet measures about 8 ½ inches long. Weight: 51.3 grams
Rebajes sterling silver mask brooch
2 1/4" x 1 3/4"
Marked Rebajes, sterling
In very good vintage condition retaining original oxidized finish