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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1393203 (stock #JJ3218)
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$175.00
A vintage large organic sterling silver pendant in a modernist design. The bottom ends are not connected, but rather overlap slightly for an interesting affect.

Measures 3 1/4" across and almost 5" from the top of the bale to the tip of the dangling beads. Has a large bale so will accommodate a thick chain, neck ring or cord. Marked on the back with a Maker's Mark that looks like an insect, Israel and 925. Also marked with the silver standard for Israel near the bale...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1413824 (stock #JJ3710)
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$275.00
A modernist, abstract 14K Gold and Sterling Silver curved and flattened wire brooch by Ed Levin.

Measures 7/8" high and 2 3/4" long. Signed, 14K, © Ed Levin, and Sterling. Fine condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly.

Classic Ed Levin design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464895 (stock #JJ4432)
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$375.00
An outstanding sterling silver modernist heavy cuff bracelet adorned with a large oval shaped Mother of Pearl cabochon.

Measures 5 3/4" around with an opening of 1 1/2". This cuff is rigid and has very little give. Measures 2 1/4" wide.

Signed 925 on the inside.

Fine condition. Has some tarnish, we did not polish it. There are 2 tiny nicks to the MOP that don't go all the way through.

Heavy and substantial. Weighs 64 gr.

Good for a larger wrist...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1392825 (stock #JJ3349)
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A sterling silver double pendant with two fused glass on clay jewels by noted modernist jeweler, Elsa Freund, (1912-2001).

Inner neck ring measures about 16" around. Smaller drop measures 1 3/8" long and 1/2" across. Lower pendant measures 1 7/8" long and 7/8" across. Lower pendant is signed Elsa on the back. The front has a 4" drop in total.

Classic Elsaramics sparkling blue and off white iridescent jewels. Hook closure on the side fastens securely. Light hammering to the silver...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456522 (stock #JJ4175)
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$165.00
A sterling silver pendant necklace with a Tiger's Eye cabochon in a modernist design. Marked with what looks like KL in a Circle, 925, © and 1974. So far we have been unable to identify the silversmith. This pendant has a little tarnish.

Pendant measures 2" long and 1 3/8" across the widest area. The chain measures 16 1/2" long and has a secure spring clasp marked 925 with another tiny mark. May be an 'S'...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1363640 (stock #JJ2711)
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$225.00
A well crafted, hand wrought necklace with a long dangling pendant in lightly hammered sterling silver. Measures about 15" around, hard to get an exact measurement due to the curvature of the links. Pendant measures 3 1/2" long. Has a hand made hook clasp that holds securely. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Lays nicely on the neck. Fine modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464223 (stock #JJ4346)
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$150.00
A vintage sterling silver and pearl Mid Century Modernist brooch in the brutalist style. Consists of eleven tentacles or rays with flattened ends. Has a large off center grey pearl.

Measures 2" across and 1 1/2" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Pearl has some very minor scuffs.

Well made with a stunning design. Great studio piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1380831 (stock #JJ2707)
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$125.00
A modernist sterling silver brooch by Johannan Peter who with surrealist Jean Arp and Marcel Janco was one of the artisans that started the Ein-Hod Artist Colony in Israel in 1953.

Two layers of sterling, the bottom has a beveled edge on two sides. The top is a three dimensional flower with leaves.

Marked Made in Israel, ST, 925, 'PH'. Earlier style 'C' clasp which holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and tarnish. Measures 1 1/2" square.

Fine hand made piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449909 (stock #JJ4049)
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$165.00
An amazing piece of mid century modernist hand wrought jewelry.

This bronze or patinated brass pendant measures 3 1/2" long and 2" across. Has thick sterling wire around the edge and a curved design on each end. Interesting hammered texture.

There is some tarnish and a little wear to the bronze patina. Has a large bale so will also accommodate a thick chain or neck ring.

Fine contrasting of textures, interesting design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1345137 (stock #JJ2246)
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$165.00
An unusual hand wrought brooch or pendant in thick sterling silver with a brown gemstone bead. Measures 3 1/2" long and 1 5/8" at the widest. Has rods of sterling that are different heights and small holes around the brown bead for an interesting effect. The bar for the pin closure is neatly hidden behind the long bale so it will not show when worn on a chain. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has a little tarnish. Thick sterling, heavy piece. Well crafted.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1449422 (stock #JJ3611/4056)
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$195.00
A pair of vintage brooches from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis, one in the shape of a 6 pointed star and the other a whale. Great hammered textures.

The whale measures 3 1/8" long and 5/8" wide. The star measures 1 3/8" across and 1 1/4" high.

Both are marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist. The clasps hold securely. They are in fine condition with some minor scratches. Warm patina.

Quality pieces...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1442948 (stock #JJ3903)
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$225.00
An interesting sterling silver modernist cuff bracelet with a central dark reddish orange stone, (maybe carnelian), by Vera Allison, a founding member of the San Francisco Metal Arts Guild.

Measures 6" around with an opening of 1" for a total of 7". This cuff has very little give. Measures 3/4" at the widest.

Signed on the back Allison Sterling.

Like the contrast of polished and textured sterling. Fine condition. Wonderful piece of modernist jewelry.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1980 item #1460363 (stock #JJ4270)
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$295.00
A vintage hand made sterling silver brooch with a swan motif by Carl Poul Petersen, the Canadian silversmith who signed his work with the stylized CPP.

He was born in Denmark, married Georg Jensen's daughter and apprenticed with him before moving to Montreal. He eventually opened his own workshop.

This beautifully crafted brooch measures 1 3/4" across and 2 1/4" high.

Marked on the back CPP, Sterling and Handmade.

Has an earlier style hinged 'C' clasp that holds securely...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1980 item #1457367 (stock #JJ4211)
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$165.00
A well crafted, layered sterling silver necklace with a stylized leaf design.

Measures about 18" long. Central pendant measures 2" long and 1" high. Marked with tiny initials, maybe ONC or OXG, hard to decipher. Also looks like St Sil.

Has a spring clasp marked STG 925 that holds securely. Fine condition.

Classic Arts and Crafts design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1380579 (stock #JJ3080)
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$275.00
A well crafted, highly detailed sterling silver insect brooch with opals on the wings, a chrysoprase body and onyx eyes. Measures 1 7/8" long and 1 5/8" at the widest. Marked on the underside with a conjoined 'SJ' or 'JS' logo and 925 for sterling. Has an earlier 'C' clasp which holds securely. Included is the original box with the same hallmark. Box also has a maker's mark, 'Jorge St?'. We were unable to read the last name and could not determine the artist. Has an Arts and Crafts style to...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1980 item #1320749 (stock #JJ1984)
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$195.00
A sterling silver link bracelet by Guglielmo Cini. Measures 7" long and 7/8" across. Hook clasp holds securely. Marked G. Cini Sterling. In very nice condition. Nice weight and well crafted.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1425214 (stock #JJ3689)
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$145.00
A brutalist, hand wrought, modernist sterling silver pendant in a design resembling a boulder.

Measures about 2 3/4" long including the bale and 3/4" at the widest. Large bale so will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. Can be worn with the hook from the bale facing the front or back.

Has some scuffs and a little tarnish. Adds to the brutalist nature of the piece so not sure if some of it is original.

Fine quality, heavy, solid piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1465566 (stock #JJ4442/4410)
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$285.00
A sterling silver modernist bracelet and/or brooch by Helen Scheier Adelman, (1909-1999), American Mid Century jeweler. May purchase these pieces individually or together.

The bracelet is made from a single long piece of sterling that hooks in the front around a mottled reddish-brown bezel set cabochon. It measures about 7 1/2" around and 1/4" wide. The front design measures 3/4" wide. Signed Adelman and Sterling on the inside. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. The ho...