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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1335527 (stock #JJ2212)
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$265.00
A modernist pair of dangle earrings by Winifred Mason Chenet. According to published reports Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. She believed that each piece should be unique and distinctive. These earrings have a smooth finish on the top and a hammered texture on the bottom. Chenet used some oxidation for an interesting contrast...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1403225 (stock #JJ3496)
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$695.00
A striking necklace with three suspended mixed metals pendants 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 necklace is made of copper with brass overlays and connections of copper rivets and wire. Measures 15" long and closes securely with a hook clasp. The pendants are 1 1/2" wide and 1 5/8" high...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1404817 (stock #JJ3523)
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$150.00
A large curved bronze pendant and probably copper chain by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in the iconic Reindeer Moss design.

Pendant measures 3 3/4" across. Measures 27" long and has a secure hook closure. Nice warm patina.

We have the matching clip earrings in another listing. Will combine shipping.

Large size really makes it pop.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1376775 (stock #JJ3002)
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$625.00
A modernist hand made bronze cross pendant with a central turquoise stone by noted jeweler and sculptor, Pal Kepenyes. This cross measures about 4" long and 3" across. Signed Pal Kepenyes on the back. Paired with a brass rectangular link chain that measures 21" long and has a secure hook closure. Wonderful, heavy and unique, really makes a statement.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1444744 (stock #JJ2139)
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$95.00
A mid century modern pendant in pewter signed Plustinn, for Design Plus Studios, made in Norway. This is the studio of Anna Greta Eker and Tone Vigeland.

Measures 1 3/4" across and 1 3/4" high including the attached bale.

In fine condition. Heavy and solid.

Rare design!

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 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 1980 item #1309664 (stock #JJ1896)
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$245.00
A wonderful modernist belt in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy (Gilles), Vidal. Measure 42" long and 1" wide. Could also be worn as a necklace. Has the GV maker's mark on the hook. Great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1426080 (stock #JJ3824)
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$195.00
A very unusual hand made copper necklace with a pendant depicting a stylized bird like creature. One of the wings is a bezel set dark purple toned stone. Lightly hammered curved links attach to a central abstract pendant. The connectors are curved and have little balls at each end.

The necklace measures approximately 24" around. Pendant measures 3" at the longest and 2 1/2" across including the curved hammered bar which surrounds the bird. Hook clasp holds securely...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1397689 (stock #JJ3398)
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$200.00
A vintage modernist hand made brooch made of lightly hammered brass adorned with trade beads of various materials, sizes, shapes and textures. Very similar in design to the Fibula brooches of Ramona Solberg, a modernist jeweler whose items were made with 'Found Objects'.

Measures about 5 1/4" long and 2 1/2" at the widest. Hook closure holds securely. Can be worn with the beads up or down.

Very interesting piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1960 item #1246633 (stock #JJ1314)
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$225.00
An iconic copper, brass and enamel bracelet by Casa Maya Mexico in the much desired Kiss design. This design is pictured on the front of Sandy Hargrove's book, "Maya Jewelry". Bracelet measures 7" around and 1 1/2" wide. Has a drop that hangs 2 1/2" down. Closes securely with a bar sliding between two tubes. Marked with a partial Maya Mexico stamp. Hammered brass and copper with enamel accents. A little bit of wear to the enamel on one of the headresses. Has a little tarnish...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1437435 (stock #JJ3913)
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$195.00
A very unusual hand wrought copper necklace with lightly hammered curved links. The end of each link slips through a small slit and is then hammered flat so it won't come out. Hard to explain but ingenious!

The necklace measures approximately 34" around. There is no clasp, meant to slide over the head. Unsigned.

In very nice condition with a dark warm patina and lots of attention to detail.

Fine hand wrought work.

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 : Pre 1970 item #1385528 (stock #JJ3170)
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$175.00
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1337101 (stock #JJ2181)
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$300.00
A pair of acid etched brass Arts and Crafts period brooches by Marshall Field & Co. Chicago. Larger brooch measures 3 3/8" long and 1 1/2" high. Marked on the back 'Made in Our Craft Shop, Marshall Field & Co.' Smaller brooch measures 2 1/2" across and 2" high. These brooches came together. The smaller one is not marked. Both brooches have 'C' clasps that hold securely. May be purchased as a set or individually.
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 1970 item #1448320 (stock #JJ4023)
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$895.00
An important, rare modernist bracelet by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. Made of woven, riveted and patinated copper.

Measures 5 3/4" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 1 3/4" wide. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature in at least two places. Looks like there is also a third partial strike. Very good condition with some minor surface scratches and areas of tarnish.

A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.

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...