Sterling repousee bracelet by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1947. This is part of a two piece necklace/bracelet set, each offered separately. Hand made of very heavy gauge silver(50 gms), each of the curved 5-links measures 3/4" wide by 1 1/2". The entire bracelet is approx. 7 3/4" long and has a safety chain. It is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO bellmark #15 MADE IN MEXICO STERLING #637...
This is a VERMEIL STERLING DAVID ANDERSEN BLUE ENAMEL BROOCH. The size is 2" in Diameter. Marked no the back: DA 925S/ katerer?/ STERLING. Ca. 1960's in EXCELLENT Condition
Late 19th century Edwardian era bold antique signed sterling sash pin holloware brooch ornament marked: "Sterling" a sword with a faint "B" (Blackinton?) & "#3676". Nice hasp like additions, tube hinge and a wide "C" catch
Very well made holloware to look like repousse ala Unger, etc.
Wear these on your hats, handbags, choker sash, waist sash. So many way to wear this!
3 1/4"X 2". 1+ oz on postal scale...
Excellent pricing early mark Gerardo Lopez abalone inlay sterling buckle piece which can be worn with today's leather belts. Marked: "Sterling 925" "Lopez Taxco" "Hecho en Mexico".
2" X 1 1/4"
Weight .6oz on postal scale.
Inlay intact and buckle is still in its vintage pre owned unpolished condition. It could easily be worn as a pendant without altering it...
This is a STERLING WHITE ENAMEL ORCHID BROOCH. Made in Norway the size of this BEAUTY is 2 1/2" X 2 3/4". Marked on the back: NORWAY/ STERLING. From a Maryland Estate circa third 1/4 of the 20th Century. The Condition is Excellent
A vintage Taxco pin pendant with maker's mark of "FLC" inside a circle: "Taxco Mexico Sterling 925" and assay # 3. Could this be by a Castillo family member? Multi color gem fish, micro inlay around a very modernist fish pendant pin combination.
2" X 1.5" Very wearable pre owned vintage condition and needs a good polishing. Please view closeups for more info...
This is a 3 PIECE SET of RERTO STERLING VERMEIL JEWELRY, BROOCH and EARRINGS. The TWO BIRD BROOCH is designed with ROSE GOLD VERMEIL with 2 Birds under an UMBRELLA. The BROOCH additionally has Large Yellow TOPAZ or CITRINE like Stones made from Glass; smaller Yellow Stones accent the EARRINGS as well. That Brooch measures 1 3/4" X 2"; the 2 Earrings measure
1" X 1 1/4". GREAT 3 PIECE RETRO STERLING JEWELRY
This is a Mexican Designer piece from a Maryland Estate. The FISH measures 1 3/4" X 1 15/16". Clearly marked METALES CASADOS on the back; good Heavier Silver Jewelry... not the flimsy material that abounds in the marketplace
Sterling modernist pin designed by Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen, Denmark, c.1950's. This wonderful piece measures 1 3/4" wide by 1 1/2" wide. Made of heavy gauge silver, it is signed " GEORG JENSEN(in dotted oval) STERLING DENMARK 321". Excellent condition with great patina.....$15 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
RARE OFFERING:Copper and brass "CROWN OF THORNS" necklace by Art Smith, NYC modernist, c.1960. Necklace shows a contrast of metals and sizes. The base is a copper neck ring from which brass sticks and balls jut out at various lengths. The copper neck ring is made of 6 hinged moveable sections. Although unsigned, this necklace has been verified as made by Art Smith. A more complicated version appears in Messengers of Modernism on page 94 and on the cover...
Rare offering:Coveted aesthetic movement flora and fauna theme showing sterling dimensional beetle on a leaf pin, by George Shiebler, New York, 1880. This beautiful piece has a slight gold wash on the leaf highlighting the silver beetle and measures 2 1/4" wide by 2 1/8" wide. It is signed "Shiebler mark STERLING 1416" with original Shiebler locking device. Excellent condition except for tiny 1/8" antenna missing, which can be replaced.....$16 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Art deco butterfly pin of sterling with blue glass stone bezel set at center by Hobe, c.1940's. It measures 1 3/4" wide by 1 1/4" high. in excellent condition, it is signed
"HOBE STERLING DESIGN PAT'D".....$10 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Charming, dimensional, and original design pin with applied silver man/scissors/flora, and applied brass and copper, and set in textured copper. Very unusual and charming, it measures 2 1/8" long by 1 3/4" wide. Signed "BK 93", it is in excellent condition. Really unusual and fun!.....$8 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Silver dragon head pin copying that of William Spratling by Serafin Moctezuma, Mexico, c.1950's. Much to the annoyance of Spratling, Moctezuma copied his designs, including the mark "SM", which when turned upside down, looks like a stylized WS, similar to that of Spratling. This great little Mayan dragon head, stands on its own and is quite charming. The pin measures 1 3/8" long by 1" wide. It is signed "980 SM TAXCO" and is in excellent condition...
Beautifully textured hand made early sterling bird pin, Taxco, Mexico, c.1930's. This lovely bird's head measures 1 5/8" long by 1 1/4" wide. Has a separate silver back with a "c" clasp. It is signed "TAXCO 925" and is in excellent condition......$10 for US insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Classic Mayan design sterling ring for very large finger(approx. size 16 - too big for ring sizer), Mexico, c.1949. Heavy gauge, hand made, and massive silver ring(15 gms) measures 7/16" wide. Ring is signed "A.L. STERLING TAXCO 925 3(bellamrk)". Beautiful design, excellent condition......$10 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Gorgeous Rancho Allegre style silver and cabochon amethyst pin, c.1939. Large heavy gauge silver pin measures 3" by 1 3/4" and has decorative applied silver design with 7/8" dark cabochon amethyst at center. Signed "SILVER MEXICO", it is in excellent condition......$9 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
RARE OFFERING:Presented for sale is a historic place card holder for James Hagerty at a meeting between President Eisenhower and Lopez Mateos in the Hotel El Mirador on Feb.19,1959, hand made by Los Castillo, Mexico,1959. Hagerty was the Press Secretary for Pres. Eisenhower. The placard reads:"CENA PRESIDENTES LOPEZ MATEOS-EISENHOWER EN EL HOTEL EL MIRADOR ACAPULCO,GRO. 2-19-59 SR.JAMES C.HAGERTY". Signed, "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO" on the bottom, the piece is in excellent condition...