Lovely vintage brooch by Mikimoto featuring five stunning pearls set in a triple arch of sterling silver. The pearls, graduating from 5 to 5.5 mm, are of the finest quality. The body color is white with an ivory overtone. The lustre is excellent. The back of the brooch is stamped with Mikimoto's hallmark and "S" for sterling.
Origin: Japan, circa 1960. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 1-7/8" x 1-5/8". Weight: 7.0 grams.
Hand made sterling and whale ivory pin showing Eskimo catching a fish, Alaska, c.1960's. The detailed pin has an ivory face and fish. Of good size and weight, the piece measures 2 1/2" wide and long. It is signed "925 MADE IN ALASKA" and is in excellent condition. Very unusual and beautifully made......$10 for insured shipping in USA & applicable NY tax.
Vintage sterling sturdy hefty 36 grams cuff bracelet marked Mexico, initials starting with S"them perhaps an MP. Assay 3 was shared by many well known and well collected Taxco silver makers. See image 2.
Three nice golden Tiger Eye cabs one is 14mm long the other 2 are 10mm long.
Mid century styling.
Nice Heft at 1.2 oz or 36 on Postal Scale. Gauge is 1.5mm thick. A lot of bracelet for so little money.
Inside is 6 3/4" which includes the 1" opening. 2 1/2" across...
Vintage 34 grams sterling silver foliate leaf choker necklace marked "Danecraft Sterling" and "R" in a circle. Connecting leaves, foliate links. Late Art Deco era to modern Mid Century era. Very well made, nice heft and in very good condition. auc7.16
15" X 3/4" ;
WT: 1.2 oz or 34 grams on postal scale...
Beautiful repousee sterling necklace(matching bracelet is also being offered), by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1947. Made of very heavy gauge silver, it weighs 3 1/2 troy oz(105 gms). Made of 20 links, each measuring 1" long by 3/4" wide, the total length is 15". There is an overlapping of links. Signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MADE IN MEXICO bellmark#15 #637, it is in excellent condition...
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...
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. Hard to find.....$8 for USA insured shipping ...
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. Apparantly, Los C...
Pair of floral design period retro sterling, turquoise, and rubies scatter pins, c.1940's. They each have five curved and crimped petals with a 4-pronged ruby(5 points each) between each petal and a center turquoise stone. There are a total of 10 rubies. Each pin measures 1 1/4" in diameter and is 1/2" high. Unusual and very cute. Excellent condition, except that one ruby has a small "bite" but is held firmly in place by the prongs. Signed "STERLING"......$15 for USA insured shipping & applicab...
Taurus the Bull sterling pin by Cini, c.1940's. Good weight pin with great detail, signed "STERLING BY CINI" and "TAURUS" appears on the front of the pin. It measures 1 1/2" wide by 1 1/2" high. Excellent condition.....$8 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Wonderful rare silver ring by Hector Aguilar, Mexico, c.1940. Intricate design, the center measures 3/4" tall by 5/8" wide and is size 5 3/4. Beautiful signature behind front of ring is simply "HA". Excellent condition......$13 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Reply at end of description. This type of sterling two piece sword with scabbard brooch pin has been made in Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Deco periods, in many different countries, by many different jewelry makers.
This one has a beautiful bezel set pierced, etched green 20 x 15mm Jadeite gem stone and marked Sterling.
3.5" long when sheathed with a 1.75"" blade and weighs a nice.7 oz.
Very nice, good working preowned vintage condition with lots of darkening as old silver...
Drop sterling, onyx, cornelain, and marcasites art deco earrings, c.1940's. They each measure 2" long and are signed "925". In perfect condition, except there is one missing marcasite. Unfortunately, the earrings did not come with the backs, which are easily purchased. Beautiful art deco design......$8 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Sterling, onyx, and marcasites period art deco pin by Wachenheimer, c.1920's. It measures 1 1/2" long and is in excellent condition and is signed "WACHENHEIMER STERLING".......$8 USA for insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Hand made large sterling modernist ring, c.1950's. Made of heavy gauge silver it measures 1 3/8" long by 3/4" wide and is size 6 3/4. Hand hammered and very substantial(weighs 15 grams or 1/2 troy ounce), it is signed "STERLING". Strong design and in excellent condition.....$10 USA for insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Unusual and very large arts & crafts sterling/moonstones/garnets double pin, c.1910. Made of very heavy gauge silver(90 grams) these two hand made designs with applied decorative silver work are attached with a double silver chain. Marked "STERLING", they are are in excellent condition. The dimensional left hand piece measures 3 3/4" long by 1 3/8" wide. The right hand piece is 3" long by 1 5/8" wide. Each has one moonstone and garnet. One of a kind - I've never seen work like this before. Ver...
Period art nouveau dimensional sterling clip showing the beautiful profile of a woman's head with flowing hair and flowers. Small, it measures 3/4"long by 1/2"wide. The front of the clip with the art nouveau design and the clip mechanism itself are in excellent condition but there is a a few scratches on the back on the word "STERLING"(see photo). It is marked "STERLING" twice, on the back and on the inside. Very beautiful period piece......$10 USA for insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Period art nouveau lovely and large sterling floral pin. c.1900. Fully backed, the design has five flowers connected by a stem(made of silver wire). Of very good size, it measures 2 5/8" wide by 2 3/8" long and is signed "STERLING". The front is in PERFECT condition and the back has a replaced c-clasp base and there are some scratches. Very beautiful period art nouveau.......$8 USA for insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Early sterling bolo with Mayan design on a brown leather braided thong with the fabulous cactus-design ends, Mexico, c.1942. Hand made of heavy gauge silver, the bolo(1 1/8" long by 1 1/4" wide) shows a framed Mayan figure with a recessed oxydized background highlighting the figure. The two ends are silver cactii(each 1 3/8" long). They are just incredible! Signed "SCH STERLING TAXCO HECHO EN MEXICO (bellmark)3" and is in excellent condition but bolo needs a good cleaning.....$10 USA for insure...
Long sterling necklace, c.1960's. Consisting of three vertical parts with a 24" link chain that has 3 hand made sections. Each framed section measures 2 1/4" wide by 1 1/2" high. The total length of these 3 sections is almost 5". It is signed "925" and is in excellent condition. Interesting piece...$10 USA for insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
Framed square sterling pin with center square moss agate stone by modernist Frances Holmes Boothby, c.1950's. It measures 1 3/8" square and is signed "STERLING fhb". Beautiful stone and in excellent condition.....$15 USA for insured shipping & applicable NY tax.