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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1424513 (stock #JJ3821)
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$475.00
A vintage MCM large sterling silver sun brooch or pendant by the Talleres Monasticos Monks who signed their work EMAUS.

This stylized sun measures 4 1/4" high and 4 1/4" across. Has a large bale so can be worn on a thick chain or neck ring collar. Also has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. There is a little pitting on the pin part.

Marked EMAUS 925 and Eagle #3 on the bale. There are also some initials that we can't read. Has a dark patina, we haven't polished it.

Cl...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1428281 (stock #JJ3406)
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$225.00
A mid century modernist three dimensional sterling silver brooch in the shape of an abstract cello. Very similar to the iconic Paul Lobel design. Unsigned.

Measures 3 1/4" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Well constructed. Has some minor surface scratches and some tarnish.

Fine design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1429551 (stock #JJ2420)
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$150.00
A vintage sterling silver brooch similar to the work of the American modernist jeweler, Ronald Hayes Pearson. It is signed with the conjoined initials, 'JC'. It has the quality of a Pearson brooch. Heavy sterling silver in an abstract shape. Nice contrast of the oxidized sides and polished top.

Measures about 1 3/4" across and 1 1/2" at the widest. In very nice condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly.

Very cool m...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1432263 (stock #JJ3802)
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$265.00
A sterling silver hand wrought brooch by the mid century modernist studio jeweler, Ruth Berridge, (1921-2004).

Has nine cascading dangles with balls at each end for a multidimensional effect. Measures about 1 3/4" across and 1" high.

Signed © Berridge, Hand Made and Sterling on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely. Fine condition with minor surface scratches and a some tarnish.

Interesting kinetic design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1433360 (stock #JJ3882)
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$175.00
A vintage hand wrought brooch in the shape of cattails in sterling silver with yellow rutilated quartz stones.

Measures almost 5 1/2" long and 2 1/4" at the widest. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Heavy, thick sterling. The stones are a golden color with lots of inclusions for an interesting effect. They have some roughness to the edges which we think are original to the piece. The brooch as a dark patina, we did not polish it.

Fine work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1435816 (stock #JJ3847)
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$140.00
A whimsical brooch in a fish shape designed by the Swedish Modernist Jeweler, Birger Haglund.

Marked STE for the maker, Town Mark for Stockholm, National Mark, Silver Standard, and date code for 1977. Also signed Birger H for Birger Haglund.

Measures about 1 1/2" long and 1" at the widest. Has a bezel set red stone, probably a garnet. Curved for an interesting effect. Rollover safety clasp holds securely. In very nice condition.

Fine MCM design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1436469 (stock #JJ3841)
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$125.00
A vintage modernist brooch with a whimsical three dimensional Man in the Moon face in copper.

Measures 1" at the widest and 2 3/4" high. Made of oxidized copper with overlays for the eyes, nose and mouth. Rollover clasp holds securely.

Would work on a lapel or even suspended from a chain. Fine condition. Well constructed.

Great MCM feel.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1445225 (stock #JJ4009)
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$140.00
A vintage modernist hand wrought sterling silver brooch with a textured design and a central prong set grey swirled stone.

Measures about 1 5/8" across. Unmarked.

Nice contrast of shiny and oxidized sterling. Reminds us a bit of a volcano, curves up towards the center. Heavy and solid. Rollover clasp holds securely.

Interesting find.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1980 item #1446765 (stock #JJ4016)
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$145.00
A sterling silver modernist brooch with a bezel set onyx stone cabochon by Joaquin Tinta of Ecuador. Depicts a stylized bird or rooster with a gemstone eye.

Measures 1 3/4" across and 7/8" high. Marked Ecuador, Tinta and Sterling on the back. The sterling mark has been double stamped. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.

Has contrasting layers of polished and textured silver for an interesting effect.

Well crafted, classic design. Lots of detail.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1447314 (stock #JJ3904)
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$125.00
A vintage sterling silver brooch by modernist studio jeweler Ted Lowy, (1919-2013) depicting a stylized man with a top hat, cane and bowtie.

Measures about 1 3/8" high and 1" across. Signed Ted Lowy and Sterling. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has a lightly textured finish. In fine condition.

Fun design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1980 item #1448803 (stock #JJ4024)
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$175.00
A striking sterling silver brooch depicting two intertwined Pre Columbian creatures by the noted Peruvian silversmith, Graziella Laffi.

Signed G. Laffi Peru and 925. Has two layers of thick sterling.

Measures 2 1/4" high and 1 5/8" across. The clasp is missing the rollover but functions securely as a 'C' clasp. Very nice condition, some very minor tarnish and surface scratches.

Well made and impressive. Striking design!

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449412 (stock #JJ1001/4036)
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$195.00
A pair of vintage brooches from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis in the shape of stylized flowers. Great hammered texture.

The larger one measures 2 1/2" long and 2 5/8" wide. The smaller one measures 2" across and 1 7/8" high.

Both are marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist. The clasps hold securely. They are in fine condition with some minor scratches. Warm patina.

Quality pieces. Classic John Lewis.

May be purchased individually or as a pair....

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449422 (stock #JJ3611/4056)
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$195.00
A pair of vintage brooches from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis, one in the shape of a 6 pointed star and the other a whale. Great hammered textures.

The whale measures 3 1/8" long and 5/8" wide. The star measures 1 3/8" across and 1 1/4" high.

Both are marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist. The clasps hold securely. They are in fine condition with some minor scratches. Warm patina.

Quality pieces. Classic John Lewis designs.

May be ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449434 (stock #JJ4047)
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$175.00
A vintage heavy sterling silver hand made brooch with what looks like a prong set moonstone. Setting is very organic with tentacles and curves.

Nice contrast between the oxidized inner areas and the polished edges.

Measures 2 1/8" across and 1 5/8" at the widest.

There is an impressed rectangular mark on the back but it is too tiny to read. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely.

Well crafted, solid silver.

Unusual design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449537 (stock #JJ4058)
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$425.00
A modernist, abstract 14K Gold and Sterling Silver curved brooch embellished with a baroque pearl by Ed Levin.

Measures 3 5/8" long. Signed with the script © Ed Levin, 14K and Sterling.

Fine condition with minor surface scratches and some tarnish. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely.

Classic Ed Levin design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1452510 (stock #JJ4120)
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$375.00
A modernist brooch with a prong set amethyst frog on a stylized sterling silver leaf by noted Mexican silversmith, Carmen Beckmann. The leaf has raised veins contrasting with a smooth surface.

This piece is marked Sterling Beckmann and Mexico on the back.

It measures 3" long and 2" at the widest. Has an rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

This brooch is well constructed with layers of sterling. Love the three dimensional quality of the frog. Amethyst is in fine condition...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1452620 (stock #JJ4101)
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$225.00
An iconic brooch in sterling silver by Frank Miraglia, the 'Happy Fish' design.

Sterling silver with a sterling squiggle overlay. Has a bezel set art glass eye. Even has some slits for gills.

Measures 2 1/4" tall and 2 1/4" across. Signed F. Miraglia N.Y. Sterling. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has some of tarnish and surface scratches. There are a few nicks to the overlay near the tail.

Fine example!

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1453781 (stock #JJ4076)
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$175.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch and/or pendant by the noted silversmith from Norway, H.C. Østrem whose work is signed OXO. Can be worn off the chain as a brooch or on the chain as a pendant.

Made of 830 silver, which was widely used as a silver standard in Scandinavian countries, in a three dimensional design, this brooch or pendant measures 2" across and 3" high. Has what appears to be the original chain. The pendant has three dangles for lots of movement. Has a rollover clasp th...