This Fred Davis is properly signed and 15.5 inches long and will catch your eye when walking by. The amethyst stones are berry colored and bright. Even harder to find are nice well formed bezels. The necklace makes a presence with a height of 1 inch. There is no damage or repairs. I will include a safety chain if you prefer to wear it longer. A hefty 90 grams of silver made by a Mexican Silver Renaissance Maestro, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
Antonio Pineda's designs are timeless as is this 970 sterling silver & black obsidian necklace from the 1950's. Carved crescents of black obsidian frame the intricate silver work at the center. Pendant with bail measures 3" high X 2.3" across. The velvet cord measures 23 inches long and made to tie in the back at your preferred length. The velvet is finished with 2 heavy sterling silver balls. Both pendant and velvet cord are in beautiful condition. Perfect for dress or casual wear.
Beautiful vintage sterling and chrysocolla V cuff by William Spratling c. 1944-46. It measures 5 1/4" around in the inside plus a 1 3/8" opening. It is 1 1/2" wide and weighs 87 grams. There are no condition issues. The gorgeous stones are free of chips or cracks. Signed as shown.
This beautifully simple stickpin is the perfect way to set off an elegant suit. The large agate cabochon is bezel set in 18 k gold and is a wonderful swirl on golden colors. The stone is 5/8" top to bottom and the overall length of the pin is 2 7/8". The age is uncertain, but the beauty is timeless.
Majolica brooch from Karlsruhe, Germany, c 1960. Low relief geometric design and turquoise crackle glaze. Impressed mark and a Z in black, probably for the decorator. Width "1 ¾ / 4.5 cm. Condition: repair to one corner (cf. pics). What might look like damages in the first photo are just reflections.
Vintage, authentic, Cartier Paris, unisex trinity band, ring. This 10.25 size ring is 0.5" wide. Ring is fully hallmarked and in very good pre-owned condition. Weight is 8.71 grams.
Authentic, large pair of earrings by Tiffany & Co. from the ATLAS collection. Crafted from 18k yellow gold with a textured and polished finish. The pair features a large and wide curved bottom huggie earrings with the Roman numerals along the center of the 16mm wide front. Comes with post omega backs and the post folds down to allow for either pierced or non pierced ears. It is signed by the designer with the metal content.
Brand: Tiffany & Co.
Hallmark: Tiffany & Co...
This beautiful pair of scarab design cufflinks is marked for Unger Bros, a well-known turn-of-the-century American jewelry maker. Each beetle or scarab is 1/2" by 13/16". They are made of sterling silver. Circa 1900-1905.
A man's 10k yellow gold black onyx signet style ring from the 1960s-1980s. This size 9-1/4 ring features a bezel set black onyx slice in a 5/8 x 5/8" setting with grooved shoulders. This ring weighs 4.5 grams, it is stamped 10K with a diamond over M maker's mark and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs other than signs of an earlier sizing...
This pretty lavaliere is made of 10 k gold with an especially rich color. The oval gem is actually an amethyst look-alike--a garnet/glass doublet*and the dropper is a fresh water pearl.
The pendant is 1 1/4" x 5/8" in size and is on a 16" gold filled chain. Circa 1900.
*Check out the blog accompanying item #1416939 for more about garnet/glass doublets.
William Spratling's Pacific North West designs are truly loved and collected. This star is 17.25in. long and the star measures 2.25in. from all directions. The stone is azure malachite with striking colors of green brown and blues. The silver work is repousse silver with high, sleek peaks and the stones are also high peaked tops. There are no repairs or damage. This treasure has grown a natural patina that is breathtaking with this outstanding design...
Stunning, antique, Art Deco Era, genuine pearl necklace with its original platinum, large sapphire, emeralds and diamonds clasp. The necklace is 17.5" long, pearls graduate from 4mm to 10mm in diameter. Clasp with carved sapphire; (approx. 1.25ctw), emeralds (0.85ctw), and diamonds (0.60ctw), measures 1" x 0.5". Necklace is in very good antique condition. Weight is 23.3 grams.
This lovely Art Nouveau lavaliere is unusual with its square lines at the top, making it both charmingly antique and very modern in appearance. It is made of 9 ct gold and is set with amethysts [the smaller stones] and a garnet/glass doublet. ] The pendant is 2" x 1", and is on a 16" 14 k gold chain [modern]. The pendant itself is circa 1900.
The typically Art Nouveau curves of this elegant lavalier are set with seed pearls to accent their lavish beauty. The lavalier holds a large central ametyst—February’s birthstone!—and has an amethyst dropper. The delicate bale is set with more pearls. The lavalier is made of 9 ct gold and is 1 1/8" by 1 1/2" plus the bale. Circa 1900. The 14 k gold 16" chain is new.
Highly stylized foliate links cut out of thick gauge silver sheet and deeply hand-chased comprise this modernist Taxco sterling bracelet. The central station houses a faceted glass gem, its crystal clear, icy blue color eye-catching and evocative of wintry landscapes. This is a piece signed by one of those early Mexican maestros about whom we don't know much more than where they worked and when they were active...
Charles Horner was a major maker of Arts & Craft enamel pieces. This necklace is simple, with its shaded green and blue enamel and pleasingly elegant sterling silver frame. It is signed Charles Horner and is on a 14" chain. The hallmarks indicate it is sterling and was made in Chester in 1912-3. The enamel pendant is 3/4 X 1".
Amethyst? No. Glass.
Gold? No. Gold fill.
Do those facts mean this lavalier is any less lovely? No!
This charming lavalier is both antique and eye-catching. The stone is amethyst-colored glass and the metal is gold-fill. The lavalier is not marked, but the 20" gold-filled chain bears the maker's mark for Bates & Bacon. The lavalier is 1 1/8 X 3/4", not including the fresh-water pearl dropper. Circa 1900.
Jules Brenner classic sterling silver buckle type cuff bracelet
Interior circumference - 5 1/4" plus a rear opening of 1 1/4" for a total of 6 1/2"
Weight - 51 grams
Stamped Jules Brenner, sterling, in block letters
Excellent vintage condition