A sterling silver bracelet with two amethyst cabochons from Taxco, Mexico. Measures 7 1/8" around and 1 3/4" at the widest. Marked 925, TD-09, Mexico and Sterling. Clasp snaps closed securely. In fine condition, some minor surface scratches. Heavy and well constructed. 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 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 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 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 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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1378775 (stock #JJ3084)
A modernist sterling silver money clip, #369 by Georg Jensen, designed in 1964 by Søren Georg Jensen, Georg Jensen's son who was a jeweler and a sculptor. Measures 2" across. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925 S Denmark and style #369. In very nice condition with some minor surface scratches. Great modernist design.
A vintage sterling silver geometric pendant with an inlay of exotic wood and a carnelian colored cabochon. Hand wrought intricate chain marked sterling on the hook clasp. Pendant measures 1 5/8" long and 7/8" across. Chain measures 19" long. Chain is original to the pendant, it can't be removed. Fine condition. Interesting contrast between wood and sterling surfaces. Well crafted studio piece.
A vintage sterling silver pendant with a central portrait of a woman on porcelain. Measures 1 1/2" high and 1 1/2" across. Chain measures 16" long and has a spring clasp marked Sterling that holds securely. There is minor wear to the portrait and a little tarnish on the silver. Nice hand wrought feel.
A vintage pair of sterling silver screw back earrings with moonstone cabochons by Antonio Pineda, Taxco.
Measure 3/4" long and 5/8" wide. Marked with the Antonio crown, and an Early Eagle 17 mark. Screw backs hold securely. Have some tarnish.
Beautifully made, classic Antonio.
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A pair of vintage Mexican Sterling Silver screw back earrings in a Sigi Pineda modernist, whimsical bird design. Signed Cortes, Sterling, Mexico, and the number 8. Birds have great detail, wings and little feet. Measure 2"long and 3/4" across. Screw backs hold tightly. Wonderful condition. Very unusual!
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A great modernist early necklace and bracelet set by Francisco Rebajes in heavy copper with coral colored cabochons. Reminds us of cactus with flowers. Necklace measures 15 1/5" long including the chain and hook. Stamped Rebajes on the back. The bracelet measures 6 1/2". Marked Rebajes twice on the back. Both pieces measure 7/8" wide. These pieces could be hooked together to form one longer necklace. Fine condition. Early, hard to find design.
A vintage hand made sterling silver ring with a large green rectangular cabochon. Signed O. Aaroe, Hand Made, Sterling, and Palm Springs, Calif. Probably Oscar Aaroe. About a size 9. Very well made, warm patina, wonderful condition.
A vintage silver, probably sterling, brooch with a carved carnelian cabochon. Measures 2" long and 1 1/2" across. Marked with what looks like the stylized initials 'ES'. The cabochon has 5 small drilled holes. We are not sure what the purpose was. Has a 'C' clasp that holds securely. Has a little tarnish. Very pretty design.
A sterling silver handmade neck ring made of two thick sterling curved pieces, one facing horizontally and one vertically. Measures about 12" around with a large opening of 3 1/4". Signed Sterling and with a maker's mark that we don't recognize. Lays nicely on the neck. There is a little bending on one end. Great studio piece.
A vintage pair of sterling silver screw back earrings by Margot de Taxco, ( Margot Van Voorhies Carr), number 5740, in a modernist dangle design. Measure 1 7/8" high and 3/4" across. Marked Made in Mexico Sterling, Margot de Taxco and 5740. Also marked with Eagle #16. Screw backs hold securely. Very nice condition with only minor tarnish. Estate fresh.
A vintage hand made pendant in hammered brass with Pre Columbian pottery beads and a central mask. Hammered brass neck ring hooks in two places in the center. There are five dangles on the bottom with stone and ceramic beads and hammered brass disks. Central pendant measures 5" long and 2 7/8" across. Neck ring measures about 22" around. Etched signature on the back, 'Donna Brown'. Reminiscent of the work of Annette Nancarrow and Maya Mexico. Well made, bold design.