A third design period sterling silver and tortoise cuff bracelet by William Spratling.
This cuff measures 5 1/4" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Measures 1 5/8" at the widest. Marked with the script WS and 925, Spratling Taxco Mexico in a circle mark, and Eagle #30. The tortoise is in fine condition with very minor scratches. The end rivet is out a little more than the rest. The finish near the seams is a bit irregular. Has some tarnish and some very small nicks along the edge.
DESCRIPTION: A beautifully crafted Navajo sterling and natural coral cuff bracelet . This bracelet features thirteen natural, dark red coral stones mounted on a 1 1/8" wide silver cuff between a scrolling border of stamp work, twisted wire, and silver beads. This cuff looks beautiful on the wrist; the inside is stamped "STERLING." See the last photo showing this bracelet with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection. DIMENSIONS: 6 1/2" circumference (16.5 cm); medium adult ...
This lovely vintage bracelet was designed by Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is hand crafted from 980 silver and is 7 1/8" long x 3/4" wide. It has a unique repeated bead/ball design and it closes with a pin style closure. The inner bracelet is hallmarked with Spratling's earliest WS logo mark as well as 980. It is in excellent condition and weighs 46.5 grams.
This rare set of five hand wrought 1930's sterling silver heart shaped buttons were designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling in the 1930's. Each button measures 3/4" X 3/4". All are in beautiful condition & each is signed on the reverse with the early WS hallmark. In our 30+ years of collecting Spratling we have never come across this design.
Art Smith "Modernette" cuff bracelet in sterling silver
Iconic mid 20th century modernist design
2 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Interior circumference 6 1/2"
Rear opening 1 1/2"
Excellent vintage condition
Excellent, elegant circa 1940s necklace by William Spratling, arguably the most important name in Mexican Silver. Heavy for it's size, this solid liquid silver necklace is constructed of hollow silver bars over seven silver chains of variying lengths. This design is understated, and extremely rare. The shortest chain measures just under 15" in length. The necklace is authentic and bears Spratling's circa 1940s stamp. Excellent vintage condition.
Striking ethnographically-inspired kinetic modernist earrings by William Spratling, arguably the most important name in Mexican Silver. The top portion are classic Taxco, but the large dangling loops freely suspended add a fresh, modernist touch, along with the excitement of motion. These are large statement pieces, measuring 1.75' in length. They are not heavy and easy to wear. Original screw-back mechamisms in good working order. The earrings are authentic and bear Spratling's circa 1960s s...
Early vintage handmade sterling silver bracelet designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar(1905-86). Measures 7 inches long X 1 inch wide. Comprised of 9 repousse wave panels with applied rope trim. Penny Morrills's book SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO pictures the bracelets' hallmarks - HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO and states that those marks were used on Aguilar designs from 1940-45. Slide in pin closure attached with safety chain are perfectly secure. Beautiful vintage condition and pa...
This antique Victorian tortoise shell silver pique inlaid bracelet is composed of 7 square discs with a silver pique inlaid. These designs include 3 turtles, 2 sailboats and 2 palm trees. The bracelet is 7" x 15/16" square. The tortoise shell colors are beautiful.
Made in USA. All metal hand hammered in the American Modernist or Arts & Crafts metal art smith tradition, this face motif free standing 116 grams copper metal sculpture can hold a vase or can be worn as a cuff bracelet. All hammered by one set of hands from beginning to end resulting in this art work by this metal art smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE.
See Image 2: Can be displayed on a table or in a shelf to hold a small bud vase or worn as a massive cuff bracelet. 116 grams.
Impressive 2 3/4" wide Hector Aguilar designed sterling silver cuff bracelet studded with 30 amethyst cabs signed circa 1940 by Manuel Altamirano senior silversmith in Aguilar's Taller Borda. Interior length measures 5 1/2" end to end. The gap opening is 1 1/2". Terminals measure 2 3/4" wide, center front is 2 1/2" wide. Weight - 2.8 oz., 79 grams. Bracelet is in beautiful vintage condition. No chips, nicks, or cracks to the amethyst stones. This 4 band bracelet design signed by Hector Aguilar i...
Poul Warmind modernist sterling silver bracelet
7 1/2" x 1"
Weight - 65 grams
Marked Warmind, Denmark, sterling
Excellent vintage condition
This fantastic cuff bracelet was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. The gilt hammered brass cuff is 2 3/4" wide and the 3" wide pate de verre applied maltese cross has pearl and rhinestone accents. It has a 5 1/2" interior end to end measurement with a 1 1/2" gap opening, and the metal has flexibility to adjust to most average wrist sizes. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition.
This extremely exciting and entertaining piece is circa 1970s. The sterling silver piece has 3 parts. They each swivel / move to create other geometrical shapes. The back is marked with the eagle number 20, STERLING. It is also marked HECHO EN MEXICO DF, 925 and a maker's mark that resembles conjoined letter. (See pics)
The pin / brooch has a diameter of 1 5/8". Its height is 1/2". This is quite and unusual piece, has good heft and is in excellent condition.
Here is a wonderful, old, museum-quality sterling Jensen charm bracelet with eight charms. Five charms (frog,elephant,turtle,fish and seahorse ) carry the 1933-1944 Jensen mark. The ship charm, stamped CGH (C. G. Hallberg, Stockholm, Sweden) is dated N8 for 1939. The well- defined heavy dog and monkey charms as well as the enamel clogs are unmarked.The fancy link bracelet is stamped 22 along with the Jensen logo and measures 7” x 1/4" . Total weight 28.1 grams.
Iconic hand wrought sterling silver "Old Maguey" necklace designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Necklace has a wearable length of up to 19 inches. Center portion measures 7" across & 1 3/4" high at widest point. Weight 122 grams, 4.3 oz. Beautiful condition with no issues. Fully hallmarked on the clasp TAXCO 940 HA dating the piece to 1940-48. Pictured on p. 178 of WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE by Penny Morrill.
Beautiful sterling silver & rose quartz bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Comprised of 5 ancient pale pink hand cut, bezel set quartz stones. Center stone measures 1" high. Bracelet will fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist comfortably. Excellent vintage condition. Slide in clasp and safety chain are tight and secure. Fully signed on the reverse. A similar bracelet design is pictured on page 104 of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill. Please see the com...
Structuralist bracelet & earring set by noted modernist Paul Lobel, who produced innovative jewlery in his New York studio in the 1950s. Consisting of ridgid sterling silver links and matching earrings with their original srew-back mechanisms. The bracelet has an integrated hidden hook clasp. Bracelet measures over 7.25" long and the earrings hang 1 3/8." Signed "Lobel, Sterling" as shown. Excellent vintage condition.
Vintage, rarely seen on the market 940 sterling silver graduated disc bracelet designed and signed circa 1948-62 by famous Taxco, Mexico artist & silver Maestro Hector Aguilar. The center front disc measures 1 1/2" high. The bracelet's inner circumference when closed is 7". Bracelet weighs 85 grams or 3 oz. Slide-in clasp works perfectly. No dents are dings to silver. Beautiful soft original patina. Fully hallmarked on the clasp. This design is pictured on p. 139 of SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO by P...