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
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.
An amazing sterling silver Cuff Bracelet by the well known Arizona modernist silversmith, H. Fred Skaggs. Has one huge central oval greenish-black cabochon surrounded by thick sterling curls.
Measures about 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 1/2". Can be adjusted slightly. Cabochon measures 3 3/8" long and 2" wide. The bracelet has tarnish, we will leave the decision to polish or not up to the new owner.
Signed Sterling Hand Made H. Fred Skaggs. A very substantial piece, weighs ab...
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 ...
Sensational vintage sterling silver bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico modernist Antonio Pineda. Truly one of Antonio's best this bracelet measures 1 1/4" wide. Will comfortably fit up to a 7" wrist. Heavy at 130 grams 4.06oz. Beautiful condition. Clasp is tight and secure. Attached safety chain. Signed on the clasp with ANTONIO TAXCO crown mark, 970 STERLING eagle #208. This design featured in recent exhibits and publications. Pictured on p.52 of SILVER SEDUCTION: THE A...
Poul Warmind modernist sterling silver bracelet
7 1/2" x 1"
Weight - 65 grams
Marked Warmind, Denmark, sterling
Excellent vintage condition
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.
An important, rare modernist brooch by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. Has a copper ball caged in swirled brass coils. The ball moves for an interesting effect.
Measures 3 1/4" long and 2 3/8" at the widest. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature. Has a secure rollover clasp. In fine condition with areas of tarnish.
A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.
Ca 1950 An exceptional, one- of- a- kind sterling bracelet by Clifford Russell of Maine. Marked Sterling Hand Made Russell on the box clasp. 7-1/4" x 3/4"~ Weight 1.7ozs.
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...
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 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.
An amazing sterling silver bracelet with rectangular bezel set amethyst cabochons and hinged ball connectors by Antonio Pineda.
The bracelet measures 7 3/4" long and 1" wide. Has a secure box clasp and a safety chain. Marked with 970, Pineda Crown, Silver, Hecho en Mexico, Eagle 17 and style number ZZ 702. A previous owner has added one link to make it longer and that link is marked Mexico 925 and what looks like TA-05. That link is right next to the clasp and not that noticeable. Has s...
Monumental and rare this vintage sterling silver & amethyst bracelet was designed and signed circa 1930's by Mexico artist Frederick Davis (1880-1961). The bracelet measures 1 3/4" wide X 7" long. Because of the complex construction it would most comfortably fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist. Weight 88 grams, 3.01 oz. Each stone measures 3/4" across. The stones are deep in color with interesting white contrasting occlusions typical of Mexican amethyst. The bracelet is in beautiful vintage condition. The...
Here is a solid, well crafted sterling bracelet with greens stones(perhaps turquoise but probably chrysocolla- not tested). With partially obliterated marks, it appears to be 950 sterling. The clasp is a bit tricky - it snaps shut, but to open, one needs to press down on the turquoise cab while pressing the bottom of the box clasp to release the locking mechanism.Measuring 8" x 3/4", it weighs a hefty 84grams.
Charming Paul Lobel modernist strawberry sterling pin. This is multi-dimensional and hand textured. Size is 1 1/2" tall x 1 1/4" wide. Condition is excellent.
William Comyns English Arts & Crafts sterling nurse's belt buckle, fully hallmarked for London, England 1901-2. This stunning 2 piece buckle weighs 79.6 grams, it measures 4-3/4" x 2-3/4" in total, it has the stylized A&C flower bud in the central sections, and the curvilinear border with beaded pierced gallery gives this piece excellent motion. While William Comyns was a productive producer of silver small wares, his Arts & Crafts period work is not common, and as in this case, it was well made...
A vintage sterling silver Mid Century Modernist pendant by Betty Cooke with lots of 'Bubbles'.
The pendant measures 2 3/4" high including the bale and 1 1/4" at the widest and 3/16" thick. Signed Cooke Sterling on the side. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.
Currently suspended from a sterling silver neck collar with a secure hook clasp. Collar is marked STER. Collar measures about 16" around and can be opened wider to put on.
Well made with a stunning design. Gre...