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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1453223 (stock #JJ2112/4119)
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A fun pair of screw back earrings and a matching pendant necklace by Casa Maya with growling dogs in brass and copper with green enamel.

May be purchased individually or as a set.

The large pendant measures 2 7/8" long with the bale and 2" across. It has the original chain with alternating brass and copper links. The chain measures 17" long and has a secure hook closure. This pendant necklace is signed on the back with an impressed MAYA Mexico...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1420314 (stock #JJ3725)
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$3,200.00
An important, rare modernist brooch by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. Has a copper ball caged in swirled brass coils. The ball moves for an interesting effect.

Measures 3 1/4" long and 2 3/8" at the widest. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature. Has a secure rollover clasp. In fine condition with areas of tarnish.

A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1467565 (stock #JJ4482)
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$145.00
An interesting hand wrought necklace in brass with a layered floral pendant suspended from the original chain by JB Pericles. The center of the flower is copper. Marked Pericles Haiti on the back. Jean Baptist Pericles was closely associated with Winifred Mason Chenet d'Haiti who trained the exceptional Mid Century Modernist jeweler, Art Smith.

The central flower pendant measures 1 1/2" in diameter...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1458520 (stock #JJ4228)
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$525.00
A striking necklace and matching screw back earrings with layers of copper and brass circles by Winifred Mason Chenet, who was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She reportedly worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler.

The design is made from hammered copper disks with round brass overlays. The necklace measures 16 1/4" long with an extender added and closes securely with a hook clasp...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1452889 (stock #JJ4122)
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$175.00
A large bronze bracelet Probably by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in a stunning bubble textured design.

This larger bracelet measures 8" around and 1 3/4" at the widest. Has a secure box closure and safety chain. Nice warm patina. Interesting contrast of smooth and textured surfaces and polished and oxidized finishes.

Unsigned.

Large size really stands out. Fine condition. Great piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1486176 (stock #JJ4837)
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$165.00
A vintage hand made pendant with an agate like stone held in place by tentacles reminiscent of the work of Carl Tasha or Richard Kaish in bronze or brass.

The pendant measures 2 7/8" long and 1 3/8" at the widest. It has lots of detail. Has a pale grey striated jewel in the center. Not sure if it is agate or art glass.

Currently suspended from a neck ring that measures about 15" around with a secure hook...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1486112 (stock #JJ4828)
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$225.00
A vintage hand made large pendant of a nude woman reminiscent of the work of Carl Tasha or Richard Kaish in bronze or brass.

The pendant measures 4" long and 3" at the widest. It has lots of detail.

Currently suspended from a neck ring that measures about 18" around with an opening of 1". There is some flexibility to adjust the size. The neck ring has light hammering and a bronze colored wash. It could also be worn on a thick chain or cord due to the large bale...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1430626 (stock #JJ3861)
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A vintage modernist brooch by noted African American mid century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet in copper with 5 dangles. This rare and early brooch was done when she just signed her work Mason, prior to adding the Chenet d'Haiti in the early 1950s.

Measures 2 1/8" across and 3" high including the dangles. Made of oxidized copper with raised graduated bumps. The balls and chains are brass and the hooks connecting the balls are copper for an interesting contrast...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1970 item #1099512 (stock #JJ350)
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A vintage very large Pal Kepenyes Milagros necklace. Brass with a copper wash on some of the Milagros. Signed Pal Kepenyes in script on the back. Measures about 17" around. Hook closure. Very nice condition. Incredible design!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1295986 (stock #JJ1720)
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$265.00
A large copper, brass and silver cuff bracelet from Casa Maya with two large stylized birds. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 1/2" tall. In nice condition, has some minor surface scratches. A little out of round, some wear to the edges and some tarnish. Signed Maya Mexico. Looks striking on!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1303264 (stock #JJ1826)
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A striking cuff bracelet by Winifred Mason Chenet, who was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She reportedly worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. This bracelet is made of copper with brass overlays and connections of copper rivets and wire. Measures 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 3/8" and 1 3/4" wide. Signed with her stylized 'chenet'. Wonderfully hand made work.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1463099 (stock #JJ4165)
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$125.00
A mid century modern abstract pendant in bronze by Else & Paul Hughes, Norway.

The pendant measures 2 1/4" long to the top of the bale and 2 1/2" across. Chain is 22" long and has a spring clasp that holds securely. In fine condition...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1388172 (stock #JJ3262)
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$365.00
An acid etched brass Arts and Crafts period watch fob by Marshall Field & Co. Chicago on a suede strap. Measures a little over 1 1/4" wide and 1" high. Strap measures 5 1/4" long and 1 1/4" across. Marked on the back 'Made in Our Craft Shop, Marshall Field & Co.' Fine condition, great Arts and Crafts design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1449697 (stock #JJ4060)
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$525.00
A wonderful and rare pair of patinated copper modernist earrings by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. The spiral design incorporates small raised circles for added texture.

These screw back earrings measure 1" long and 3/4" wide. Both are signed with the 'Art Smith' script signature.

In fine condition with very minor surface scratches and areas of tarnish. Screw backs hold securely. Very comfortable to wear. They are opposites so frame the face when worn...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1406939 (stock #JJ3599)
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$595.00
A vintage kinetic, sculptural lightly hand hammered brass pendant similar to the work of Harry Bertoia.

Features four concentric circles with random openings and a matching hammered brass hook closure. Pendant measures 2 1/2" long and 1 3/4" across. Chain measures 21" long.

In fine condition with a little tarnish. Lots of movement.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1393628 (stock #JJ3373)
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$160.00
A bronze bracelet by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in the iconic Reindeer Moss design.

Measures about 8" around and 2" across the front. Can be adjusted.

Nice warm patina. Thick bronze wire. Lots of detail and well crafted.

We have the matching clip earrings and small pendant in other listings. Would combine shipping.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1950 item #1475194 (stock #JJ4584)
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$265.00
A vintage layered silver and brass Arts and Crafts style necklace. Hammered brass with an overlay of mottled silver metal in a design reminiscent of the patterns found on acid etched pieces from the Arts and Crafts era.

Measures 16" long and 7/8" at the widest. Hook clasp holds securely.

Very well executed. Warm patina. Unusual piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #1389947 (stock #JJ3275)
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$275.00
An Arts and Crafts period acid etched silver metal brooch by Carence Crafters in a Dragonfly design.

Measures 3 1/2"" long and 1 7/8" high. Marked with the conjoined CC mark inside a diamond. Has a 'C' clasp which holds securely.

Nice contrast of dark and light. Interesting triangular shape. Classic Arts and Crafts design.