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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1328413 (stock #JJ2046)
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$150.00
A very cool brooch by Peggy Miller, an American studio jeweler who worked in Baltimore in the 1950's -60's. This brass brooch measures 2" across and 2 1/8" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Signed Peggy Miller on the back. The points are curved up giving the brooch a three dimensional effect. There is some tarnish. Great mid century design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1306644 (stock #JJ1808)
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$165.00
A modernist hand made pendant in bronze or brass with a yellow gemstone held in place by exaggerated prongs. Hammered brass link chain. Hook closure. Pendant measures 3 1/2" long and 1 1/2" across. Chain measures 24" long. Well made, bold design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1323173 (stock #JJ2004)
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$165.00
A vintage modernist bronze pendant by Jorma Laine. This pendant which shows a couple in Conversation is a classic Finnish Modernist design. Measures 2 1/8" long including the bale and 3/4" across. Chain measures 27" long. Marked on the back Jorma Laine Finland Bronze. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
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 #1341333 (stock #JJ2182)
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$195.00
A vintage modernist copper and brass layered brooch by noted Mid Century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet who sometimes signed her items chenet d'haiti. This brooch, with layers of textured copper and brass measures 1 5/8" across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American jeweler who is known to have mentored the modernist jeweler, Art Smith. Her work is unique and well regarded. This brooch is in very nice condition with some minor tarnish...
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 #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 1980 item #1359375 (stock #JJ2457)
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$145.00
A great example of Finland Modernist design, a necklace of bronze with a central Tiger's Eye cabochon by Pentti Sarpaneva for Kalevala Koru. Pendant measures 2" across and 4" to the top of the bale. Chain measures 28" long. Marked Made in Finland and kk in a circle. Fine condition. Nice contrasts of layers and textures.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1277997 (stock #JJ1556)
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$145.00
A great example of Finland Modernist design, a necklace of bronze with a central Tiger's Eye cabochon by Pentti Sarpaneva for Kalevala Koru. Pendant measures 2 1/2" across and 2 1/4" to the top of the bale. Chain measures 26" long. Marked Made in Finland and kk in a circle. Nice condition, one of the rays may be slightly bent. Dark patina contrasts well with the color of the stone.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1310735 (stock #JJ1904)
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$145.00
A vintage modernist hand made bracelet made of hammered brass. Adorned with beads of various materials, sizes, shapes and textures. Look like wood, bone, ceramic and possibly seeds. Reminds us of the work of Ramona Solberg, a modernist jeweler whose items were made with 'Found Objects'. Measures about 8" around. Measures about 2" at the widest. Very interesting piece.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1332016 (stock #JJ2138)
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$125.00
A vintage modernist bronze ring with an abstract design by Sten and Laine Finnfeelings from Finland. Front measures 1" long and 1" across. Ring measures size 7 1/2 currently, but since it is open in the back, it is adjustable. Has a little tarnish. Cool mid century design!
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 1980 item #1356725 (stock #JJ2495)
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$140.00
A vintage bronze modernist pendant and chain by Hans Sten and Karl Laine from Sten and Laine in Finland. Pendant reminds us of an abstract spiderweb. Pendant measures 3" long to the top of the bale and 2 5/8" at the widest. Chain is attached at the bale and measures about 28" around. Very nice condition. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
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 1980 item #1366720 (stock #JJ2023)
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$195.00
A fine modernist bracelet by Maya Mexico that is in the iconic Armadillo design made famous by Hector Aguilar. This bracelet, in brass with copper accents measures 7" long and about 2 1/4" across. Unsigned. Hook closure holds securely. Has tarnish and shows wear to the finish. Will let the new owner decide how much to polish. Outstanding design. Heavy and bold.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1363122 (stock #JJ2713)
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$195.00
An amazing piece of mid century modernist hand wrought jewelry. This copper pendant measures 5 1/4" long and 1 7/8" across. The braided leather thong measures about 19" long and closes with a sterling spring clasp. The pendant is signed with an impressed fleur de lis hallmark on the back. Great hammering. There is some tarnish. Fine contrasting of textures, interesting design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1355948 (stock #JJ2490)
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$145.00
A vintage modernist necklace by Lillo of Israel, with a large pendant. The pendant features a prong set orange speckled stone. Made of nickle silver, this necklace measures about 20" long and closes with a hook closure. Pendant is about 3" in diameter. Signed Lillo. Has some tarnish. Very interesting layered design. Great modernist look!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1217822 (stock #JJ1096)
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$175.00
A vintage hand made pendant depicting what looks like an abstract woman. Bronze or brass. The head is part of the top link so it moves. Suspended from a brass chain. Pendant measures 4 1/2" long including the top link and 3" at the widest. Chain measures 19" long and has a hook closure. Nice workmanship. Very unique item.