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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1289202 (stock #JJ1623)
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$95.00
A pair of bronze clip earrings by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in the iconic Reindeer Moss design. Measure 7/8" across. Clips hold tightly. Nice warm patina.
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 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 1980 item #1380135 (stock #JJ2541)
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$135.00
A mid century modern necklace with a large pendant in pewter by Eivind Hillestad, Norway. Marked EH, and 79. Pendant has long segmented leaves. Measures 3 3/4" long to the top of the bale and 2" across. Chain is 32" long and slips over the head. In nice condition with some minor scratches. Cool mod design!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1355331 (stock #JJ2489)
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$145.00
A large copper and brass bracelet with alternating hammered and smooth panels from Casa Maya in Mexico. Measures about 7 1/2" long and 2 3/4" at the widest. In very nice condition, has some minor tarnish. Has a box clasp that snaps tightly. Signed Maya Mexico, and style # 237. Looks striking on! Very substantial.
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 : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1378446 (stock #JJ3097)
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$135.00
A vintage modernist bronze link bracelet by Pentti Sarpaneva. Measures about 7 3/8" around and 1 3/8" wide. Has a box push in closure which holds securely and a safety chain. Marked P. Sarpaneva on the back of the clasp. Nice contrast of dark and light surfaces. Fine condition, classic design. 1960's.
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 : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1375794 (stock #JJ2976)
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$225.00
A great, hard to find early necklace and bracelet set by Francisco Rebajes in heavy copper. Necklace consists of two strands of woven copper with a leaf at each end. Hooks closed in the front. Marked Rebajes on the front of one leaf and stamped Rebajes on the back of the other. Wearable length measures 17" long. One strand is a little longer than the other so it lays nicely on the neck. The bracelet measures a wearable length of 7". Marked Rebajes on the back of the leaf. Fine condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1331769 (stock #JJ2167)
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$135.00
A vintage modernist bronze link bracelet by Pentti Sarpaneva in the Rauma Lace design. Measures about 7" around and 1/2" wide. Has a box push in closure which holds securely and a safety chain. Marked P. Sarpaneva on the back of the clasp. Fine condition, warm patina. 1960's.
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 : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1295058 (stock #JJ1712)
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$150.00
A wonderful pair of modernist earrings by Maya Mexico that match the iconic Armadillo bracelet. These screw back earrings, in brass with copper accents measure 2 1/4" long from the top of the screw back and about 2" across. Marked Maya Mexico on the back of each screw back. Screw backs close tightly. In very nice condition with minor wear. Outstanding design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1379626 (stock #JJ3095)
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$145.00
A wonderful modernist organic openwork brooch in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy, (Gilles), Vidal. Measure 2 1/8" tall and 2" at the widest. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has the GV maker's mark on the back. Fine condition. Great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1416446 (stock #JJ3735)
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$225.00
A very cool pair of hand wrought bronze erotic pierced earrings attributed to Pal Kepenyes.

Measure 2 1/4" long including the shepherd hook and 3/4" across.

Each earring is unique. Very sculptural and with lots of detail.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1382922 (stock #JJ3169)
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A vintage modernist pendant necklace by noted mid century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet from her highly collectible Voodoo line. Pendant measures 3" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Possibly pewter. Intricate chain is made up of silver colored squiggled links connected with brass rings and silver colored curved in links. Measures 32" long. No clasp, meant to go over the head. There is a little tarnish. Signed chenet on the back of the pendant. Interesting rare example.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1390377 (stock #JJ3270)
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$125.00
A vintage modernist bronze pendant and chain by Hans Sten and Karl Laine from Sten and Laine in Finland. Pendant is in the Orbital design.

It measures 2 1/2" long to the top of the bale and 1 7/8" at the widest. Chain is attached at the bale and measures about 21" around.

Has a hook clasp that holds securely. Very nice condition. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1430626 (stock #JJ3861)
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$695.00
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 : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1403865 (stock #JJ3537)
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$295.00
A great, early copper and silver metal cuff bracelet by Francisco Rebajes with a large layered stylized fish in the center.

Marked with the stylized Rebajes on the end. Measures 5 3/4" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Could probably be adjusted slightly. Measures 2" wide. There are some spots, areas of tarnish and minor surface scratches to the finish.

Striking hard to find design.