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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 #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 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 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 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 #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 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 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.

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 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 : 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 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 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 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 #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 : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1456037 (stock #JJ4169)
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$165.00
A vintage hand made large pendant in an abstract design reminiscent of the work of Jack Boyd in bronze or brass.

The pendant is attached to the neck ring with two round connectors with balls at each end. Measures 5 1/2" long including the connectors and 4 1/4" at the widest. It is slightly curved so lays nicely when worn, not too heavy.

Neck ring measures about 15" around with an opening of 1 3/4". There is some flexibility to adjust the size.

Has some tarnish.

Fine workmanship...

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 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.