A sterling silver pendant necklace with a carnelian central bead in an Arts and Crafts design. Measures 20" long and 1" at the widest. Marked 925 on the back of the pendant and 925, Italy and Diagonal on the chain. Spring closure holds tightly. Has a hand made feel.
A wonderful pair of modernist sterling silver earrings by noted jeweler Brenda Schoenfeld from Taxco, Mexico. They are made up of sterling ovals with a brutalist overlay and with two tear shaped dangles and a third large sterling dangling bead. The tear shaped ovals make a figure eight when they are suspended in opposite directions. Measure 4" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Very three dimensional. Marked Brenda Schoenfeld, 925 and Mexico. We believe that this is an early mark for her work. Cli...
A fine modernist sterling silver geometric link bracelet by noted jeweler Brenda Schoenfeld from Taxco, Mexico. She is the niece of the brothers from Los Castillo and her work is of the same high quality. Made up of six different geometric shaped sterling 3D links. Measures 6 3/4" long and 7/8" at the widest. Marked Brenda Schoenfeld, 925, Mexico and 1992. Clasp holds securely. Has some minor tarnish, and a little bit of surface scratches. Very unique modernist design.
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 sterling silver heavy bracelet in the Antonio Pineda concave links design. Measures about 7 1/2" around and 1 1/4" wide. Has a secure box clasp that snaps tightly and a safety chain. Marked with the Artisan's registration number, TB-28, 925 and Mexico. Weighs 162 grams. In fine condition with minor wear and some tarnish. Eye catching and substantial!
A vintage sterling silver heavy quatrefoil cross pendant suspended on the original velvet rope in an Antonio Pineda design. Pendant measures 2 1/2" across and 2 1/2" high. Has a large bale so would accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. Currently on a 26" velvet rope with sterling balls at each end. There is a little wear to the velvet under the part where the pendant hangs. Pendant is marked with the Artisan's registration number, TM-70, 970 (better than sterling), and Mexico. In fine conditi...
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring by the well known Mexican jeweler and sculptor, Sergio Bustamante.
This three dimensional ring, depicting a face holding an mask of another face in front of it measures about a size 8 1/2. The front of the ring measures 1/2" across and 1 1/2" high. Also measures 5/8" off the finger. Signed on the front of the arm Bustamante © and stamped MEX, GA39, and 925 on the back. Has a gold wash on one of the faces and the arm.
In fine condition. A gre...
A Vintage Modernist Pendant and matching chain made of Sterling Silver signed Zagal Taxco. Pendant measures approximately 3" long including the bale and 1 3/4" at the widest. Chain measures 23" long. Marked Zagal, Tasco, and 925 on the back of the pendant. Marked with Zagal's mark on the bale and also on the chain. Marked with eagle #2 on the bale and also on the chain. In very good condition. Some minor surface scratches. Nice weight and well made. New owner may choose to polish.
A very cool Bolo Tie by Miguel Garcia Martinez who was the foremost silver designer for Rancho Allegre. Three dimensional- has a small ring dangling from the side. Signed Rancho Allegre, Miguel in script, Sterling, Taxco and the style # 1117. Measures 2" across and 1 5/8" high. Bolo measures 25" around. A little wear to the Niello by his mouth. Minor surface scratches. Great design!
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!
A striking, modernist sterling silver ring by Matti J. Hyvarinen, a Finnish jewelry designer and artist. Bold, heavy design. Top measures 1 1/4" long and 7/8" across. Sits 5/8" above the shank. Approximately size 6. Marked with the MJH, 925H, town mark for Turku and T7 for 1972. Truly unique!
A wonderful hand wrought Demitasse coffee pot, creamer and sugar in a design very similar to William Spratling's Volteo pattern executed in brass, copper and exotic wood. The Demitasse or chocolate pot has a right angled handle, bottom of pot and top of knob are copper, body is brass. Measures 6" tall and 3 1/8" across not counting the handle. Hinge is a little wobbly.
Creamer Measures 2" tall, and 2 1/4" across the bottom. Open sugar measures 1 3/4" high and 2 1/4" across plus the handles....
An unusual Silver Metal and Exotic Wood box by Los Castillo, Taxco. Marked Los Castillo Taxco Hecho en Mexico on the underside of the top. Not sure of the silver toned metal, silver plate?, pewter? It is heavy and solid. Stylized design on box probably represents Sagittarius. Measures 4" long x 2 1/4" wide x 1 3/8" high. Nice quality and in great condition.
An interesting bracelet made of five curved links of layered silver. Bottom layer has a rough finish as contrasted to the top layer's shiny texture. Interesting almost southwestern motif. Also has an Arts and Crafts feel. Looks very hand made, you can see the hammer marks on the back. Marked PANO 975 on each link. Hook closure. Lays nicely on the wrist. Measures 7" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Great vintage condition, some very minor surface scratches. Very unique item.
A wonderful Danish Skonvirke sterling silver brooch signed SJ for S. L. Jacobsen. Jacobsen was a silversmith who collaborated with Evald Nielsen, a well known jewelry designer known for his Skonvirke designs. Measures 2 1/2" long and 2" at the widest. Has two green stone cabochons. Marked 830S SJ 830S on the back. Beautiful Arts and Crafts design. Has an older 'C' clasp. Very nice condition, one minor ding near the edge of the top piece. Quality piece. Beautiful classic Danish design.
A vintage hammered sterling silver bracelet with five oval links each with an oval green stone, possibly jade, cabochon. Hook closure. Marked sterling. Measures 7" long and 3/4" wide. In nice vintage condition, stones show a little wear to the surfaces. Great Arts and Crafts feel.
A Vintage Modernist Sterling Silver bracelet from Taxco, Mexico. Darkened sterling silver with lighter sterling silver overlay. Measures about 7" around and 1 1/4" at the widest. Marked Taxco Sterling Mexico around the initials CP and eagle #3. In nice condition, warm patina, some minor scuffs and residual polish from a previous owner. Box clasp which snaps tightly. Safety chain. Looks great on.
An unusual large copper, brass and ceramic cuff bracelet from Casa Maya. Depicts a man reclining. His body is outlined in brass and filled in with various shades of green enamel. His head is made from some kind of pottery or ceramic and held in place with a brass headband. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 3/8" tall. In nice condition, a few tiny areas of missing enamel and the man has a chip on his nose. Looks like the chip has been there awhile because if is the sa...