Antique Quilts: From Stella Rubin Antiques, Quilt expert and author
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1970 item #1368492
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$585
Stunning colorful Berber necklace from Morocco made of a variety of beads. The large center ball is enamel. It is surrounded by three strands of coral as well as glass and silver beads. The necklace measures 20 inches in length.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1970 item #1365945
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,175
Classic Gucci sterling silver buckle bracelet with green enamel. The bracelet has two buckle openings so that it can be either 2 3/8" or 2 5/16" inside diameter. The buckle is 1 inch tall; the bracelet is 5/8" tall. Made circa 1970's.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1365634
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$14,500
Sterling silver flatware set by William Spratling...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1357586
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$195
Highly stylized Modernist sterling silver cufflinks depicting three dimensional faces. The cufflinks measure 5/16" x 9/16". They are in excellent condition. Marked 925 for sterling silver; made in Mexico.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1356998
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$295
Double wood ball cufflinks by Tiffany, Mexico's answer to Tiffany. The balls are of different sizes with the larger measuring approximately 12 mm. The cufflinks are 1 3/8 inches in diameter.The wood is probably ebony. Silver half domes emerge from both balls. Double bands of silver are on the inside of each ball. Made circa 1980's. Excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1356104
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$295
Two sterling silver shot glasses by silver master, William Spratling. The cup on the left has the streamlined hand motif that he used on some of his jewelry designs. It weighs 43 grams and is 1 3/4" tall. The cup on the left is adorned with a band around the bottom. it weighs 56 grams and is 1 13/16" in height. Both are in excellent condition and have his 1940's hallmark. They are priced at $295. each.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1355839
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$675
This sterling silver letter opener by William Spratling is the ultimate in elegance and simplicity. It is 5 1/2 inches in length and the blade is 7/8" tall. It weighs a substantial 61 grams. Condition is excellent. Hallmark dates to 1940 - 1946.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1970 item #1355708
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SOLD
This Man in the Moon baby rattle was one of Tiffany's iconic designs. They are no longer making rattles. The circle measures 2 3/8" in outside diameter. It is in excellent condition. Probably made in the 1970's.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1355250
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$225
Chunky hematite stones are wrapped in steel wires in these artisan made cufflinks. The stones measure approximately 1 inch long and 3/4 "tall. There is a small indentation on one of the stones that seems to be a natural flaw rather than a chip.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1354175
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$885
This impressive Cross by Matilde Poulat (who designed under the name Matl) is unusually large and heavy. It is 3 inches long and 2 1/2 inches wide. It weighs 55 grams. The silver is adorned with amethyst; turquoise and coral as is typical of Matl's work. The cross has two loops on the top from which to hang it. It would look equally good on a silver chain or fabric cord or ribbon. The hallmark dates it to the 1950's; condition is excellent.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1353657
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$675
This unusual ring by Angela Cummings is like wearing a small sculpture. Three undulating bands of silver are combined to create a large, very graceful form. The ring is size six. It can easily be sized up or down. Signed Cummings and dated 1980; excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1352644
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$950
Crinkled circles make wonderful links in this early necklace by Angela Cummings. It is dated 1980.The links are held together with rivets that allow each circle to pivot and move comfortably when worn. The necklace measures 16 inches in length. Each link is 13/16" in diameter. The clasp is well integrated into the necklace as a hook of the same wavy silver as the links.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1990 item #1351501
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$435
Sterling silver necklace and earrings set by J. Gabriel. The set consists of undulating, irregular circles with a satin finish and high glass rims. The necklace measures 17 inches in length. Clip back earrings can be converted to posts or can be added to lengthen the necklace.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1990 item #1350157
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$595
Streamlined and bold sterling and hematite ring by Paloma Picasso for Tiffany. The hematite is gray/black in color with slight iridescence. The matching earrings are dated 1985 so I assume these are of the same period. They are available as item #1350123. The ring is size 6 1/2 but can easily be sized up or down. It can be worn equally well by a man or woman. Condition is excellent.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1990 item #1350123
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$675.00
Bold and striking silver earrings with hematite by Pablo Picasso's youngest daughter, Paloma. They are signed Paloma Picasso and dated 1985. The earrings measure 1 inch in length and 3/4 inch in width. Clip backs can be converted to posts; excellent condition. Light spots are reflections - not dings.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1980 item #1349319
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,075
This stunning silver ring is like a painting to wear on a finger. Inlaid stones of a variety of turquoise; lapis lazuli; coral and ironwood make a beautiful composition. The ring is 2 1/8" long and 1 7/16" at its widest. Condition is excellent. The ring can be worn equally well by a man or woman. It is size 7 3/4 but can be sized up or down. It appears to be signed CP.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1970 item #1344904
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$350
Oxidized recangles of varying sizes give these sterling silver Modernist ear clips a very three dimensional look. Clip backs can easily be changed to posts. The earrings measure 1 inch in diameter at their widest across the bottom. They are 1 inch in height. Made circa 1970; excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1344429
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,850
Stunning and dramatic Navajo necklace of branch coral alternating with handmade round discs of natural turquoise. Two strands of coral and turquoise are joined at the end by cones of sterling silver. The silver chain attaching to the clasp allows the length to be adjusted from 28 1/2" to 31" (including coral drop).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1344270
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$785
This Native American (most likely Navajo) ring is the largest I have seen. It measures 2 3/16" tall and 1 5/8" wide. It is interesting to note that because of its large size, the maker had to solder two pieces of silver together to create the backing. It is set with round and pear shaped natural turquoise stones. The ring is size 7 1/2 but can easily be sized up or down. Made circa 1950; found in Arizona.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1343103
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$985
This Hopi silver bracelet with natural turquoise is wonderfully three dimensional. The four irregularly shaped turquoise stones are set below the surface to create a shadowbox. The surface on which the stones are set is oxidized with the black giving the appearance of additional depth. The bracelet is stamped with an abstract design of circles and continuous curved lines on the top and bottom. It weighs a very substantial 123 grams. The inner diameter is 2 1/8" across with an opening of 1"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1343066
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$295
Handmade Navajo silver and natural turquoise dating to the late 1940's. The cluster ring on the left measures 15/16" in diameter. It is size 8 3/4. $295 The large triangular ring on the right measures 1 3/8" wide x 1 1/2" tall. It is size 8 1/2. Both rings can be sized up or down. Arizona origin.$275
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1940 item #1339997
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$975
Beautiful set of handmade Navajo silver teaspoons with fine stamped designs on the handles and bowls of the spoons. They measure 8 7/16" long; excellent condition. Made circa 1930's.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1339923
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$180
Nicely handmade woven box of sterling silver. It measures 7/8" tall and 1 5/8" in diameter. The box is marked 925 for sterling and has additional numbers that I do not recognize. It has a good hinge and secure clasp. Excellent condition. Probably made circa 1960.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1960 item #1339619
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$550
Beautifully colored coral beads necklace with matching earrings. The earrings have post backs. The necklace has a 14 karat gold clasp. It measures 18" in length. The beads are 8 millimeters. Excellent condition; circa 1960.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1335058
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$2,400
Antonio Pineda is best known for his masterfully designed silver jewelry. He did little in the way of hollowware making this set quite rare as well as beautiful. It consists of a sterling tray measuring 8" x 12" and 5 cups that are 3" tall. All have a bamboo design trim. The tray weighs 18.25 ounces and each cup is 110 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1334569
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,700
Silver master Antonio Pineda is best known for his architectural designs. This wonderful Circles bracelet is in keeping with his fine work. The circles are 3/4"tall. The sturdy clasp is invisibly integrated into the design. Only the safety chain indicates where the clasp is. It is in very good condition. The bracelet is made of 970 silver, higher quality than the 925 standard. It is approximately 7 7/8" in length but difficult to measure precisely because of the safety chain.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #1331766
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$585
This sterling silver pendant necklace by Cartier is as attractive as it is useful. It is a perfume bottle on a 24 inch silver chain. There is a small design on the neck of the bottle. It is in excellent condition. The bottle measures 1 3/16 inches from the base to the top of the cap. Marked Cartier and Sterling on the bottom of the base.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1327048
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,350
This six strand silver and jasper necklace was made by Audie Yazzie of the well known Navajo jewelry making family. It dates to the 1970's and is made with red jasper and several sizes and shapes of silver beads. Fetishes are carved from coral. The length of the necklace is adjustable from 30" to 38". The maker's name is signed on a silver disc. This is a wonderfully fashionable necklace enhanced by its Native American origin.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1990 item #1323954
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$2,900
Rose quartz balls drop from a double hoop in these lovely earrings by Paloma Picasso. A tourmaline set in a gold collar completes the bottom. Post backs; like new condition. Measurements are 1 1/2" from the top of the hoop to the bottom of the tourmaline. The rose quartz bead is 11/16" in diameter. Made circa 1990.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1323951
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$875
These large, softly colored earrings are large enough to make a wonderful statement. Fortunately, they are light enough to be very comfortable to wear. They measure 1 1/8" in diameter and 1 1/4" in length including the two stones. Post backs can be converted to clips. Made of fourteen karat gold; circa 1980.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1323663
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$2,450
Dome shaped 18 karat gold earrings by Tiffany and Co.in which rubies are set in five point stars. Measurements are 7/8" in diameter. Clip backs can be converted to posts. Made circa 1960; excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1322015
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$2,275
This is an unusual pair of wood bowls by silver master, William Spratling. The wood bowls have silver ornamentation of squares and circles. The lima bean shaped bowls measure 7" long; 4 3/4" wide and 1 1/2" tall. They are in excellent condition. Both have Spratling's mark that dates from 1956 - 1962.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1321350
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$395
Shown are two pairs of earrings by silver master William Spratling. On the left is the more classic pair with amethysts. Those are the right with wood are rarely seen. Both are from the 1940's; well hallmarked. Both have screw backs. They measure 5/8" in diameter; excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1316480
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SOLD
Intricately made gold with ruby earrings by Tiffany. The stylized leaves are made of undulating half hoops that are delicately incised with tiny, irregular lozenge shaped pieces and spines of rubies running vertically. The overall shape of the earring is that of an irregular hoop. Measurements are 1" long and 5/8" wide. Made in Italy by Tiffany and Co.; circa 1960. Post and clip backs.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1960 item #1316477
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,950
Ribbed ovals are placed to create wonderfully three dimensional earrings. Each oval has a prong set diamond or sapphire. The earrings measure 1" in each direction. They have post backs that can easily be changed to clips. Test 14 karat gold; circa 1960.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1316476
Stella Rubin Antique Quilts and Decorative Arts
$1,675
William Spratling sterling silver cuff bracelet in oxidized and polished silver, known as the Cholula design. The inside diameter is 2 1/2" at its widest with an opening of 1 5/16". Hallmark dates to the 1940's. Very good condition; size can be made smaller or larger.