A stunning hand made sterling silver brooch with a faceted brown (topaz?) stone in a three-dimensional abstract fish design. Measures 3 3/4" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Stone is supported by four sterling 'arms'. You can see the light hammer marks on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Has a little tarnish. Very striking well made piece.
A modernist, heavy Mexican silver and onyx stylized brooch. Reminiscent of the work of Fred Davis. Two layers of silver, (probably sterling or better), with a carved onyx face. Measures 2" long and 1 1/4" tall. Has a 'C' clasp with an additional hand made safety clasp. Pre eagle. This brooch is very well made and has a great look. Simply stunning!
A vintage modernist pair of sterling silver clip earrings by Hans Hansen, Denmark. Measure about 3/4" across and 1" tall. Marked with Hans Hansen in script, 422 for the design number, Denmark and 925S. Clips hold tightly. In nice condition with very minor surface scratches. Classic example of Hans Hansen's work.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1970 item #1294858 (stock #JJ1698)
A great pair of sterling silver modernist cufflinks. Measure 5/8" square. Have an overlay of sterling wire squiggles for an interesting three dimensional design. Have some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Cool mid century design.
An early modernist heavy sterling silver brooch by Ana Nunez de Brilanti, Victoria, Taxco. Pre eagle. Measure 2 7/8" across and 1 1/4" wide. Measures 3" if measured on the diagonal. Marked on the back, Victoria Taxco around Mexico, Silver and style number 69. Very well made, rollover clasp holds tightly. Very unusual design, nice and heavy.
A vintage modernist pair of sterling silver cuff links by noted silversmith, Maxwell Chayat. Measure 7/8" across. Toggle findings are marked Sterling and swivel. Marked Chayat Sterling on the backs. Sterling 'pearls' against oxidized darker sterling background. The pair is in nice condition, with some tarnish. Well made, classic mid century design.
A fine, modernist sterling silver ring by the California studio jeweler, Gerald Stinn. Has an abstract design on the front and an opening on the side. Measures about a size 6. Marked Stinn Sterling. In very nice condition. Quality piece.
A tall, sterling silver modernist ring by Joachim S'Paliu from Spain. Size 6. Sits 1/2" high. Marked S'Paliu, 925, PAT, and Spain on the inside. Marked 14, a star in a pentagram for the silver content for Spain and the mark for the maker on the back of the shank. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Sleek design.
An interesting geometric ring by the Swedish Modernist Jeweler, Isaac Cohen. Has a bark like texture on the outside front surface and a row of four small balls. Marked Cohen and other marks which are hard to read. Looks like V9 for 1971. Isaac Cohen was the owner of Galarie 22, a fashionable jewelry store in Stockholm. Front measures about 1/2" wide. Ring is about a 6 1/2. In very nice condition, well constructed. Looks and feels great on.
A three dimensional sterling silver brooch with a high cone shaped pink quartz cabochon by Elis Kauppi for Kupittaan Kulta of Finland. This modernist brooch measures 1 1/2" across and 3/4" high. Marked with Kauppi's anvil mark, Sterling and Finland. Has an earlier style trombone clasp which holds securely. Fine condition. Wonderful example of Scandinavian modernist jewelry.
An interesting modernist brooch of a stylized Shaman in thick sterling silver. Measures 3 1/8" tall and 2" across. Nice contrast between the darkened silver and the raised shiny edges. Rollover safety clasp holds securely. Has a little tarnish and minor wear to the blackened color. Well crafted.
A vintage pendant or brooch in sterling silver by Miguel, designed by Jose Luis Flores of Taxco, Mexico. Flores also worked with Hector Aguilar and Emma. Has a stylized Frog on the front. Measures 2 3/4" long including the large bale and 1 7/8" across. Rollover safety clasp holds securely. Marked on the back Sterling, JLF, Taxco, Miguel, and style #1049. Has some tarnish. Pre Eagle. Fun Mid Century design.
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring with a round carnelian orb set in long prongs by Elis Kauppi's studio Kupittaan Kulta Oy, Turku Finland. A sleek Mid Century Modern design. Measures about a size 6 but may be able to be resized without affecting the hallmarks because they are on the side. In very nice condition with minor tarnish and some minor surface scratches. Has a small cut to the edge near the hallmarks. Not very noticeable when worn, mostly inside. Marked with the Anvil and 925S. ...
A pair of sterling silver modernist pierced earrings by David Andersen, in a geometric dangle design. Measure 1 1/4" long and 7/8" across. Marked D-A Norway Sterling 925S. Have posts for pierced ears. They have a little tarnish. Fine mid century design.
A vintage pair of modernist sterling silver cuff links by Hans Hansen, Denmark. Measure 3/4" long and 1/4" wide. Marked with HaH, Denmark and 925S. Have a toggle clasp. In nice condition with very minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Heavy and well crafted. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
A pair of modernist Pre Columbian sterling silver bird earrings by Graziella Laffi. These earrings have blue enamel on the eyes and on the front of the screw backs. These earrings are mirror images so frame your face when worn. Measures 1 1/8" across and 1 7/8" long. Screw backs hold securely. Wonderful condition. Signed Peru, G. Laffi, 925. Great attention to detail! Classic Laffi design.
A vintage modernist pair of sterling silver Pagoda shaped earrings by Taxco artisan, Erika Hult de Corral. Marked Ric and Eagle #3 on the back of one dangle and 1011 as a design # on the back of the other. Measure 2" long and 5/8" across. Have some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Screw backs hold securely. Classic RIC design. We have two different Ric necklaces listed separately that would go well with these earrings. Will combine shipping.
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring with three raised squares covered by deep blue enamel from UNI David Andersen, designed by Marianne Berg. Marked on the inside UNI D-A 925S. Measures a size 7. In fine condition with minor surface scratches. Great example of Scandinavian design.