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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1435034 (stock #JJ3534/3899)
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$350.00
Two pair of vintage modernist earrings by Winifred Mason Chenet in copper and brass.

According to published reports Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. She believed that each piece should be unique and distinctive.

These earrings may be purchased together or individually.

One pair is in a stylized sun burst design with a hammered copper...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1437982 (stock #JJ3913)
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$195.00
A vintage, modernist sterling silver ring designed by Pentti Sarpaneva for Turun Hopea Oy of Finland.

Design measures 5/8" high and 5/8" across. Ring measures about a 7 and can be adjusted up or down.

Marked with the intertwined TH for Turun Hopea, Crown mark for Finland, 830 for silver standard, Town Mark for Turku and date code U7 for 1973.

Solid and in fine condition. Has some scratches to the band. Great bold design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1438614 (stock #JJ3928)
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$425.00
A vintage pair of sterling silver Mid Century Modernist pierced earrings by Betty Cooke.

Each earring has three polished silver disks connected to a silver tube. Opposites so frame the face when worn.

Measure about 2" long and 3/4" across.

Signed Cooke and sterling on the back of each earring. The clutches are not marked.

Have some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. One earring has a tiny ding to the tube in the middle. You have to be very close to se it but...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1439390 (stock #JJ3933)
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$145.00
A vintage modernist sterling ring with two large curled silver wires by the noted silversmiths from Norway, Studio Else & Paul Hughes. They were part of the Studio Silver Movement in Norway in the early 1960's.

Currently measures 8.5 but can be adjusted up or down.

Marked 925S, Else & Paul, Norway Sterling and with the stylized 'H' mark.

In wonderful condition, nice weight. Fine example of their work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1440289 (stock #JJ3341)
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$165.00
A vintage modernist hand made sterling ring with a bezel set large dark blue stone in a size 8. The dark blue stone has a slight swirl and is not shiny. Has a raised center section around the stone and a thick wire that wraps around the shank. Has a worn 925 mark in a circle inside.

Measures about size 8. Sits 1/2" above the finger. Setting has some minor scratches and a little tarnish.

Well constructed. Very interesting design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1441136 (stock #JJ3934)
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$195.00
A modernist pair of pierced earrings in 830 silver designed by Jorma Laine for Kultateollisuus, Ky of Turku Finland. These earrings feature a stylized face in a sun. The polished face is in contrast to the oxidized background. They measures about 3/4" wide.

One is marked with the mark for Kultateollisuus, Ky, the Finnish National mark and 830, Mark for Turku, V7 for 1974 and Finland. The other is marked 830 for the Finnish silver standard, and Finland. The clutches are not a match, one is...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1441503 (stock #JJ3923)
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$175.00
A vintage pair of figural screw back earrings attributed to Ex-pat Ken Beldin in copper and patinated brass. Screw backs are marked Silver Mexico.

Measure 2 3/8" long including the screw back top and 7/8" at the widest. Screw backs hold securely. They have some areas of tarnish. There are a lot of scratches on the back but we're not sure we see a signature.

Fine example.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1442253 (stock #JJ3964)
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$195.00
A modernist pair of clip earrings in sterling silver designed by Jorma Laine for Kultateollisuus, Ky of Turku Finland. These earrings feature a stylized starburst. They measures about 1" across. Slightly curved in for a 3-D effect.

Marked with the flying hammer mark for Kultateollisuus, Ky, 925 for sterling and Finland. Have spring clips that hold securely.

Fine condition, minor tarnish.

Rare Jorma Laine design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1443431 (stock #JJ3986)
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$495.00
A modernist ring with three channel set amethyst stones in 970 silver by noted Taxco silversmith, Antonio Pineda.

This ring measures about a size 6 1/2. Measures 7/8" across the front. Marked with the Antonio Crown, 970, Hecho en Mexico and Eagle #17. The marks are very cleverly hidden inside.

Has a few minor scratches on the stones and very slight indentations to the sides.

One of his fabulous, classic designs.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1443487 (stock #JJ3977)
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$145.00
A vintage pair of sterling silver screw back earrings by Victoria Taxco, (Ana Nunez Brilanti), number 449.

Measure 1 1/4" high and 7/8" across. Marked with Victoria Taxco and Mexico on the back of one earring and 449 , Sterling and Eagle #12 on the back of the other.

Fine condition. Screw backs hold securely.

Hard to find design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1444142 (stock #JJ3983)
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$425.00
An amazing modernist sterling silver ring from Finland designed by Kari Saarinen for Kaunis Koru. High vertical sterling encased faceted crystal or quartz design.

Marked on the inside KSa for the designer, Finland silver standard, 925, and U7 for 1973. Also marked with the stylized back to back KK for Kaunis Koru.

About a size 6.5, can be adjusted down if needed.

In very fine condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.

A great example of Scandinavian modernist design...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1446054 (stock #JJ23573979)
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$240.00
A modernist sterling silver ring and a matching pair of earrings with a ribbon or knot design by the Swedish jewelry maker Alton.

The ring measures a size 7 now, but is adjustable.

Marked Alton, F for the city mark, Swedish silver standard, B10, (date code for 1976), Sterling and 925.

Face of the ring measures 7/8" long and 5/8" across. There are some minor lines on the edges but they look to be original and were probably made when the pieces were folded. Has a little tarnish.

Also ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1446531 (stock #JJ3862)
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$165.00
A modernist 830 silver ring with a brutalist design from Sweden. Has 5 square shaped cut outs and contrasting textures across the top. The top is a raised disk that sits on 2 arms and measures 7/8" across.

Currently measures size 7, but is adjustable.

Marked with the three crowns national mark, 830 for the silver content and S for the silver standard.

Has minor tarnish. There are two tiny cut marks on the back of the shank.

Quality piece. Fine modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1446585 (stock #JJ4014)
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$165.00
A classic copper, brass and enamel pendant, bracelet and earrings attributed to Casa Maya Mexico.

The pendant has layers of hammered copper and brass and rust and dark green enamel. It measures 1 1/4" across and is suspended from a 16" long brass chain. Closes with a secure hook clasp.

The bracelet has alternating links of hammered copper and brass with green and rust enamel. It measures 9" long and 1" wide. Closes securely with a hook clasp.

The screw back earrings have the same ham...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1447135 (stock #JJ3283/J940)
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$525.00
A wonderful vintage bracelet and matching pair of screw back earrings from Taxco by Victoria ~ Ana Maria Nunez de Brilanti in her 'Double Shadowbox Angel' design.

The bracelet measures 7 3/4" long by 1 1/8" wide. It closes by inserting a pin through interlocking cylinders. The bracelet is marked on the back Victoria, Taxco, Mexico, Sterling, and Style #53. This is the heavier and wider version of the bracelet.

Earrings drop down about 1". They measure 3/4" across. One earring is marke...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1447428 (stock #JJ2022/3366)
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$200.00
A vintage sterling silver modernist ring and/or pendant by Karl Laine for Sten and Laine from Finland. May purchase individually or as a set.

The ring measures about a size 7 but is adjustble. Top measures 3/4" across. Marked with the hallmark for Sten and Laine, Three Crown mark for Finland, 925, Town mark for Turku, V7 for 1974 and Finland. Has KL on the side for Karl Laine. Very nice condition.

The pendant measures 1 1/4" long and 3/4" at the widest. Has a bezel set faceted rock crystal...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1448861 (stock #JJ4051)
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$135.00
A vintage modernist pair of sterling silver earrings with Pre Columbian birds by the noted Peruvian silversmith, Graziella Laffi. The birds each have a teal blue enamel eye. These earrings are opposites and frame the face when worn.

Signed G. Laffi Peru and 925 on the back of one earring and on the clip of the other.

Measure 1 1/8" high and 1 1/8" across. The clips hold securely but one is tighter than the other and may need to be adjusted slightly.

Very nice condition, some ve...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449578 (stock #JJ4033)
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$125.00
An interesting pair of Sterling Silver dangle screw back earrings with rose quartz caged stones. The cage part is reminiscent of the work of Arthur King.

Measure 1 3/4" long and 7/8" at the widest. Screw backs hold securely. Marked Sterling on the back of each screw back.

Lots of movement when worn. Pretty rose color. Warm patina. Well crafted unusual design.