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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1448558 (stock #JJ4037)
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$175.00
A lightly hammered sterling silver brooch with a central agate by Tone Vigeland, who worked with the Norway Plus Design Studio. The central stone has gold speckles which catch the light. Heavy thick sterling.

Measures 1 3/4" across and 2" high. Marked with the ND for Norway Designs, and conjoined TV for Tone Vigeland. Also has the Plus sign, Sterling and Norway.

Has an earlier style rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Nice weight and quality. Fine condition with minor surface ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1449103 (stock #JJ4052)
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$195.00
A vintage sterling silver gilt brooch with green, yellow, teal and orange enamel by David Andersen, in the Seasons series. We believe this is the 'Summer' brooch.

Marked on the back, D-A 925S, Scales, Norway and Sterling.

Measures almost 1 3/4" across and 1 3/8" high. Has a rollover clasp which holds securely.

In fine condition, the enamel is bright and vivid. Classic design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1451216 (stock #JJ4083)
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$225.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch in a boomerang pattern by Hans Hansen, Denmark designed by Bent Gabrielsen. Also marked with the dotted oval mark of Georg Jensen.

This brooch measures 3" across, and 3/4" high.

Marked with the conjoined HaH, 925S, Denmark and Georg Jensen in a dotted oval.

Rollover clasp holds securely. Has minor surface scratches and some tarnish. The tip of one corner appears to have been polished.

Well crafted. Fine example.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1452616 (stock #JJ4116)
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$345.00
A vintage brooch by Taxco artisan Enrique Ledesma with a sterling silver overlay on a shell background. There are two small round inlays of copper.

Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" at the widest. Marked on the back with a partial Ledesma, Taxco, 925, and an Eagle mark. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

Fine condition with some tarnish. The shell is a deep brown with lots of swirls.

Rare design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1453873 (stock #JJ4133)
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$225.00
A vintage hand wrought sterling silver brooch from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis. Made up of multiple layers and textures.

Measures about 1 1/4" across and 1 1/2" high. Heavy and substantial. Can be worn with the pin going up and down or across. Marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist. Also has the ® mark.

Very nice condition, has an interesting contrast of polished and darkened patinas. Have seen a few others in this series and they are all diff...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1456812 (stock #JJ3843/4157)
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$385.00
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver brooches designed by Gudmund Elvestad for J. Tostrup of Norway. May be purchased individually or as a pair.

The first one is a stylish anthropomorphic design with burnished and textured finish.

Measures 2 1/8" across and 1 1/2" high.

The second brooch appears to be a styled human figure with long bent arms. Measures 1 3/4" across and 2 1/2" high.

Both brooches are marked with J Tostrup, Sterling, Norway and the conjoined GE for the design...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1457719 (stock #JJ3856/4208)
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$350.00
A rare early vintage modernist Sterling Silver ring and/or brooch by Ed Levin. Can be purchased together or individually.

The abstract organic sterling hand made ring is marked with the block letter ©LEVIN Sterling mark.

Measures a size 6-6.5. Measures 5/8" tall.

Has a dark patina.

The hammered sterling brooch is made of three overlapping arcs. It measures 2 5/8" across and 1 1/2" high.

Marked © and with the script Levin signature and Sterling.

Fine condition. Has a...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1458855 (stock #JJ4231)
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$165.00
A three dimensional 916 silver brooch in an Arts and Crafts design by Holger Lindstrom, (1937-1968), Helsinki Finland. Has a concave oxidized center and four pointed onyx bezel set cabochons. There are textured recessed areas around each stone for an interesting contrast.

This hand crafted brooch measures 1 5/8" in diameter and about 3/8" high.

Marked with HGL for the maker, 916H for the silver content, boat for Helsinki and L7 for 1964.

Has an earlier style 'C' clasp which hold...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1463174 (stock #JJ2317/4365)
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$400.00
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver pieces by the noted Mid Century silversmiths from Norway, Else & Paul Hughes: a combination brooch/pendant and/or a 'U' shaped brooch. Else Berntsen and Paul Hughes were part of the Studio Silver Movement in Norway in the early 1960's.

These pieces may be purchased separately or as a pair.

The smaller one can be worn as a brooch or pendant. It is made of oxidized textured sterling and measures 1 3/4" across and 1 7/8" high. Has a large bale so can...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1465320 (stock #JJ4441/1567)
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$500.00
A choice of 2 vintage three dimensional hand made sterling silver brooches, each with a pearl accent by Modernist Jeweler, Russell Secrest. May be purchased individually or as a pair.

The first ribbon like brooch, which measures 1 5/8" across and 1 3/8" high, has thick curled silver with a central large baroque pearl. It has some tarnish; there is a very tiny area of darkening at the top edge.

The second brooch measures 1 1/2" in diameter and 2" high, and has a raised silver pattern o...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1170701 (stock #JJ757)
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$325.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch and earrings by noted silversmith, Maxwell Chayat. Brooch measures 1 3/4" long and 1 1/2" wide. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly. Marked Chayat Sterling. Earrings are screw backs and measure about 3/4". Marked Sterling on the screw back. Screw backs hold tightly. Sterling 'pearls' against oxidized darker sterling background. The set is in nice condition, with some tarnish. Minor ding to the large pearl on the brooch and to the pearl on o...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1960 item #1232307 (stock #JJ1189)
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$145.00
A well made sterling silver hand made brooch with an amethyst cabochon. Has a layer of sterling over a dark patina. Has an Arts and Crafts feel. Measures 2 3/4" long and 7/8" wide. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Marked on the back Hand Made Sterling. Amethyst has natural occlusions. Very organic, abstract design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1237596
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$495.00
A wonderful modernist 940 Silver brooch by Hector Aguilar with 5 teardrop shaped dangles. Marked with conjoined HA, Taxco and 940. Also has Eagle #9. Measures 1 3/4" long and 1 5/8" across. In very nice condition. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Great hard to find design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1258492 (stock #JJ1437)
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$650.00
A modernist brooch by noted mid century silversmith, Frances Holmes Boothby in Sterling Silver and Ebony. This large marlin measures 3 3/4" long and 1 1/2" tall. Lightly hammered. Marked fhb, Sterling on the back. Has a safety rollover clasp that holds tightly. Nice condition, just a few minor scratches and a little tarnish. A wonderful example of Mid Century Modern jewelry.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1289050 (stock #JJ1627)
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$165.00
A well made sterling silver and rose colored enamel brooch by the well known Asheville, NC silversmith, John Bryan. Measures 1 5/8" across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Warm patina. In very nice condition. Marked Sterling Bryan. Pretty example.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1960 item #1298911 (stock #JJ1749)
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$225.00
A sterling silver brooch with leaves and two suspended berries 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 2 1/2" high. Marked on the back JoPoL, Sterling and design number 472. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Warm patina. Great Arts and Crafts design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1318963 (stock #JJ1979)
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$795.00
A modernist sterling silver brooch by noted mid century jeweler, Sam Kramer, in the shape of a stylized fish or bird with an amethyst eye. Measures 2" square. Has a faceted pear shaped amethyst stone cabochon on an additional layer of sterling. Marked with Sam Kramer's mushroom mark and sterling. Rollover safety clasp holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. There is a very minor ding to one corner. There are some scratches on the back near the clasp. One sid...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1326640 (stock #JJ2054)
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$475.00
A vintage brooch by William Spratling. Known as his Faceted Obsidian Arrow Brooch from the 1950's. Measures 2 3/8" high and 1 3/8" across. Marked on the back with the WS script square signature and Eagle #3. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds securely. Has a little tarnish. A rare piece of Spratling jewelry.