A large unusual sterling silver cross with a central cow skull that has a face in the place of one eye. Measures 5" long and 3 1/4" across. Marked sterling on the back of the cross and on the spring clasp. Sterling chain measures 25" long. Skull and the face are lightly hammered. Very well done, great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1980 item #1351461 (stock #JJ2225)
A modernist sterling silver ring #A77 A by Georg Jensen, designed by Ole IshØj. Measures about 6.5. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925 S Denmark and style #A77 A. Also has London import marks, GJLd and the mark for London. The date mark is so small we couldn't make it out. In very nice condition with minor nicks and scratches. Can be worn facing up or down. Great modernist design.
A vintage heavy modernist pendant with a raw amethyst wrapped in silver metal, (probably plate) in a brutalist design. Signed Nielsen Denmark in two places. Measures 2 5/8" long and 1 3/4" wide. Also measures 1 3/8" thick. Has a large round bale so can accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. Fine condition, wonderful design.
A sterling silver modernist brooch by Phyllis Sklar, American Mid Century jeweler. Measures 1 1/4" tall and 1 1/8" at the widest. Has the stylized 'p' hallmark. Nice contrast between the oxidized and shiny sterling layers. Rollover clasp holds securely. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Classic Phyllis design.
A vintage sterling silver large cross with a Bark-like texture by noted jewelry company, Uno A Erre from Arezzo, Italy. Looks like two crossed tree trunks. Measures 4 1/4" long and 2 1/4" across. Marked 925, Uno A Erre, and Italy on the back. Has a large bale so would accommodate a thick neck ring or chain. In fine condition. Unusual design.
A vintage modernist sterling silver necklace by Taxco artisan, Erika Hult de Corral. Has alternating sterling bars and dotted spheres. Marked Ric, Taxco SA, Hecho en Mexico and 925. Measures 15 3/4" long. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Clasp snaps securely. Pre Eagle- Pre 1948. Classic RIC design. We have a pair of Ric earrings in another listing that would go well with this necklace. Will combine shipping.
A vintage sterling silver abstract pendant with a pearl in a free flowing organic design. Marked with a maker's hallmark of DW in a square and 925. Pendant measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" across. Currently suspended on a silk or satin cord. Has a large bale so could be worn on a neck ring or thick chain. Fine condition. Interesting contrast between smooth and textured sterling surfaces.
An amazing piece of mid century modernist hand wrought jewelry. This copper pendant measures 5 1/4" long and 1 7/8" across. The braided leather thong measures about 19" long and closes with a sterling spring clasp. The pendant is signed with an impressed fleur de lis hallmark on the back. Great hammering. There is some tarnish. Fine contrasting of textures, interesting design.
A sterling silver vintage necklace consisting of 10 bar shaped links and 5 graduated layered shields. This modernist necklace measures 16" long and 1" at the widest. Has a hand made hook closure that holds securely. There is some minor surface wear and tarnish. Thick sterling, nice contrast between dark and polished patina. Lays nicely on the neck.
A vintage sterling silver cuff bracelet from Taxco, Mexico. Measures approximately 5 1/2" around with a 1 1/4" opening. Just shy of about 2" wide. Marked LDH, Mexico, and 925 for Sterling. Also has the Eagle #8 mark. In very good condition, some minor surface scratches. Has some minor indentations along the edges at back. Weighs 77 grams. Feels great on.
A mid century modernist sterling silver pendant or brooch in the style of Paul Lobel. Pendant measures 2 1/4" long and 7/8" at the widest. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has a large bale so will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. We have paired it with a sterling silver neck ring marked Mexico, 925, TC-188. Measures 16 1/2" around and closes securely with a hook clasp. Pendant is well constructed of thick sterling. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. N...
A whimsical hammered sterling silver brooch or pendant depicting a fish by the noted Taxco silver smith, Cecilia. Also marked Toño, Pietra Artistica, Hecho en Mexico, Eagle #3, Taxco Sterling, 925, and design number 489. Has a dark green round cabochon in the center and raised green stones in the eye and fins. Measures 1 7/8" long and 2" at the widest. Can be worn as a brooch or a pendant. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Bale will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. ...
A fine modernist bracelet by Maya Mexico that is in the iconic Armadillo design made famous by Hector Aguilar. This bracelet, in brass with copper accents measures 7" long and about 2 1/4" across. Unsigned. Hook closure holds securely. Has tarnish and shows wear to the finish. Will let the new owner decide how much to polish. Outstanding design. Heavy and bold.
A sterling silver modernist bracelet, probably from Finland, in the style of Lapponia or Matti J. Hyvarinen. Thick brushed sterling in a glacial design. Measures 7" long and 1/2" at the widest. Has a snap in clasp which is hidden and holds securely. Also has a safety catch. Marked with what looks like TSD, or ISO, and 925S on the tongue of the clasp. Could use a little cleaning, we have just lightly wiped with a polishing rag. Will leave that to the discretion of the new owner. Well craft...
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring by Anna Greta Eker in the Curves line for Norway Designs Studio Plus from the 1960s. Made from one continuous piece of sterling silver. Marked with ND, AGE, +, Sterling 925S, and Norway. Currently about a size 6, but can be adjusted a little. In nice condition with minor surface scratches. A nice example of Scandinavian modernist design.
A vintage modernist solid sterling silver ring by Hans Hansen, Denmark. Measures about a size 7. Marked with the conjoined HH for Hans Hansen, 13 for the design number, Denmark and 925S. In nice condition with a warm patina. Minor scratches. Thick sterling. Classic example of Hans Hansen's work.
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring with a greyish brown moonstone like cabochon by noted silversmith, Maxwell Chayat. Measures size 7.5. Marked with a partially struck Chayat and Sterling. The ring is in very nice condition, with some tarnish. There is a little bit of roughness to the edge of the cabochon, but most likely was done during production. It was probably resized at one point. Well made and heavy, great mid century design.
A finely constructed bracelet and matching clip earrings by A & K, Denmark. Streamlined mid century modern curves. Marked Sterling, A&K on the back of each piece. Bracelet measures 7 1/4" long and almost 5/8" across. Has a snap in clasp that holds securely. Earrings measure 1" long and 5/8" at the widest. Clips hold tightly. Very nice condition, minor surface scratches. Nicely textured along the edges. Nice weight, quality set. Great mid century modernist design.