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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1453223 (stock #JJ2112/4119)
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$265.00
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 : 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 : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1450581 (stock #JJ3901/4069)
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$225.00
Great examples of Finnish Modernist design, two brutalist rings made of bronze by Hannu Ikonen for Valo Koru, Finland. May be purchased individually or as a pair.

The ring with a more copper colored patina currently measures a size 7 1/2. Has a split shank so it can be adjusted. Face of ring measures 1 1/8" in diameter. Marked Made in Finland on the inside.

The ring with the darker patina is now a size 8 but also can be adjusted. It is also marked Made in Finland on the inside...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1450170 (stock #JJ4062)
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$175.00
A great example of Finnish brutalist design, a pendant necklace of textured bronze attributed to the Swedish jewelry designer, Owe Johanssen. There are many similar designs attributed to him. The bale is marked Made in Finland.

Pendant measures 2" at the widest and 2 3/8" in total to the top of the bale. Chain measures 19" long and has a clever adjustable slide in locking closure.

Fine condition, dark patina...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1450054 (stock #JJ3899)
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$265.00
A pair of vintage modernist earrings by Winifred Mason Chenet in copper and brass.

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 two parts, the top is smooth polished copper and the bottom has a coiled brass overlay...

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 #1449424 (stock #JJ4048)
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$175.00
A very unusual hand made copper necklace with eight curled dangles and a central amber colored teardrop. Lightly hammered curved figure eight shaped links. The dangles have little brass beads at each end.

The necklace measures approximately 18" around. Longest drop is 3 1/2". Hook clasp is on the side and holds securely.

Has a few minor areas of verdigris. Heavy, thick copper.

Very detailed hand wrought work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1448552 (stock #JJ4034)
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$165.00
A detailed modernist bracelet in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy Vidal.

Measures 7" long and 1 3/8" wide. Fold over clasp holds securely.

Has the 3V maker's mark, introduced in 1970, also known as the flower mark on the back.

Fine example of Canadian MCM design.

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 : Pre 1970 item #1446585 (stock #JJ4014)
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$165.00
A classic copper, brass and enamel pendant, bracelet and earrings attributed to Casa Maya Mexico.

The pendant has layers of hammered copper and brass and rust and dark green enamel. It measures 1 1/4" across and is suspended from a 16" long brass chain. Closes with a secure hook clasp.

The bracelet has alternating links of hammered copper and brass with green and rust enamel. It measures 9" long and 1" wide. Closes securely with a hook clasp...

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 1970 item #1441844 (stock #JJ3886)
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$275.00
Two very cool brooches in brass by Peggy Miller, an American studio jeweler who worked in Baltimore in the 1950's -60's. May purchase as a pair or individually.

The fish brooch measures 2" across and 1 1/2" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Signed Peggy Miller on the back. Has some tarnish.

The stylized owl is made from two layers of overlapping brass. Measures about 1 5/8" high and 7/8" across. Also marked Peggy Miller on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1437981 (stock #JJ3925)
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$140.00
A vintage hand wrought modernist brass necklace with five three dimensional textured leaves suspended from a neck ring by Lillo of Israel.

This necklace measures approximately 14" around and closes with a secure hook. Also shown with a 2" extender that will be included if needed.

The longest leaf pendants drop 3 5/8". Marked with a stylized LiLLo on the back of one leaf. The necklace has a little tarnish.

Well crafted, unique design.

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 : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #1436805 (stock #JJ3846)
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$195.00
A vintage hand made Arts and Crafts period hammered brass pair of Cufflinks by Albert Kahlbrandt, (1878-1961), Hamburg, Germany.

The larger ends measure about 5/8" across. Smaller ends are 1/2" in diameter.

Marked Kahlbrandt and Hamburg.

Dark, warm patina. Fine work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1436469 (stock #JJ3841)
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$125.00
A vintage modernist brooch with a whimsical three dimensional Man in the Moon face in copper.

Measures 1" at the widest and 2 3/4" high. Made of oxidized copper with overlays for the eyes, nose and mouth. Rollover clasp holds securely.

Would work on a lapel or even suspended from a chain. Fine condition. Well constructed.

Great MCM feel.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #1435172 (stock #JJ3900)
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$285.00
An Arts and Crafts period acid etched silver metal brooch by Carence Crafters with an intertwined vine design.

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

Nice contrast of dark and light. Bold and impressive.

Classic Arts and Crafts 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.

Rollover clasp holds s...