A beautiful and rare 950 silver bracelet with cabochon stones of amethyst,green beryl, pink tourmaline, and citrine by Brazilian jeweler Haroldo Burle Marx who was the brother of Roberto Burle Marx, also a jeweler and notable landscape architect. This bracelet was designed for and sold at The Altomar Collection, which was a small boutique in the Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. from 1982 until 1999. It measures 5 3/4" around in the inside plus an additional 1 1/4" opening...
Great set of vintage, Cartier, vermeil sterling silver buttons. The lot consists of 6 buttons, measuring 5/8" in diameter, and 8 smaller buttons measuring 1/2" in diameter. Every piece is fully hallmarked. Total weight is 65.44 grams. Condition is very good.
This Man in the Moon baby rattle was one of Tiffany's iconic designs. They are no longer making rattles.
The circle measures 2 3/8" in outside diameter. It is in excellent condition. Probably made in the 1970's.
Bill Schiffer sterling silver lariat necklace with earrings
Necklace measures 32" long extended
Earrings - 2" long
Weight - a hefty 102 grams
Marked Schiffer, ss in script
Excellent vintage condition
Gucci sterling silver modernist bracelet
7" long x 1/2" wide
Weight - 44+ grams
Marked Gucci, Italy and Italian hallmarks
Very good condition
This unusual ring by Angela Cummings is like wearing a small sculpture. Three undulating bands of silver are combined to create a large, very graceful form. The ring is size six. It can easily be sized up or down. Signed Cummings and dated 1980; excellent condition.
Crinkled circles make wonderful links in this early necklace by Angela Cummings. It is dated 1980.The links are held together with rivets that allow each circle to pivot and move comfortably when worn. The necklace measures 16 inches in length. Each link is 13/16" in diameter. The clasp is well integrated into the necklace as a hook of the same wavy silver as the links.
Elegant vintage Tiffany & Co. hexagonal shaped bangle bracelet in sterling. The black sections look like onyx or enamel at first glance but I believe it is a coating or oxidation process over the silver. This bracelet came from the same New England estate as the Angela Cummings bracelet I have listed. It appears to be a retired Tiffany design. Because of the shape, it is a bit hard to measure exactly but seems to be a 7 1/2" circumference in the inside. It is 3/8" wide and weighs 62 grams...
Bold and striking silver earrings with hematite by Pablo Picasso's youngest daughter, Paloma. They are signed Paloma Picasso and dated 1985. The earrings measure 1 inch in length and 3/4 inch in width. Clip backs can be converted to posts; excellent condition. Light spots are reflections - not dings.
A beautiful and unusual silver overlay bracelet with a textured background by Frank Patania Sr. A wonderful modern design, this bracelet measures 5 1/2" around in the inside plus an additional 1 1/8" opening. It is 2 1/2" wide and weighs 120 grams. In fine original condition, it is hallmarked as shown. A brilliant and rare piece.
Wonderful hand hammered sterling bracelet dated 1970 by Newbury St. Boston, MA jeweler John Lewis. This piece opens with a firm push on one side and then clicks back to closure. Measuring 7 1/4" around closed in the inside, it is 1 5/8" wide and weighs a solid 80 grams. Fine original condition and signed and dated as shown. Great, edgy design.
A Jay Flex sterling silver white rhinestones flower pin brooch circa 1950s by Jayflex. This vintage 2-3/8 x 1-1/16" pin has amazing flash from the large white claw-set rhinestones. The pin has a safety clasp, it weighs 6.8 grams and it is signed JAYFLEX STERLING. This brooch is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than the slight yellowing of the larger marquise stone...
Beautiful sterling concha belt by Frank Patania Sr. There are 7 stamped and chiseled oval conchas each measuring 3 1/8" by 2 1/2" and a stunning rectangular repousse buckle with chiseling , matching that on the conchas, measuring 4" by 3 1/8". On the reverse, the loops that hold the conchas and buckle are made of copper. The brown leather belt itself is 39" end to end and 1" wide...
A big, bold, magnificent sterling and spider webbed turquoise bracelet by Frank Patania Sr. The 7 saw tooth bezel set turquoise pop as the center focus of the cuff. Measuring 5 1/2" end to end plus an additional 1 1/2" opening, it is 2" wide and weighs an impressive 110 grams. There are no chips or cracks to the stones. The bracelet is in fine original condition and signed as shown. Frank Patania Sr. came to Santa Fe, N.M. from Italy and opened The Thunderbird Shop in 1927...
This sterling silver pendant necklace by Cartier is as attractive as it is useful. It is a perfume bottle on a 24 inch silver chain. There is a small design on the neck of the bottle. It is in excellent condition. The bottle measures 1 3/16 inches from the base to the top of the cap.
Marked Cartier and Sterling on the bottom of the base.
A sterling silver handmade neck ring made of two sterling wires, one smooth and one twisted. Lightly hammered in parts. Hook closure. Measures about 15 1/2" around. Signed 925 and with a maker's mark that we don't recognize. Lays nicely on the neck. Great studio piece.
A sterling silver brooch in a bow design by Joan Polsdorfer, who signed her work JoPoL, and was the first American designer to work for Georg Jensen, USA. She also sold her work directly to high end retail outlets. Brooch measures 1 7/8" across and 5/8" high. Marked on the back JoPoL, Sterling and design number 796. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Warm patina. Quality piece.
Ca1940 A study cable bracelet with rope twist design marked LP sterling. The large heart charm is inscribed(TTB?) and marked LaPaglia Designed International Sterling.The bracelet is 8"x 1/2" ; the charm 1 -1/2" x 1 -1/4".Weight 2.1 ozs.