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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1226349
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A lovely sterling silver and 18K gold cuff bracelet in the “Daisy” pattern by Tiffany & Co. The wide cuff is slightly flared to perfectly fit the wrist. Each of the repousse daisies has a gold vermeil seed head at its center. The “Daisy” line included the cuff bracelet, a brooch, a pendant and earrings, but was made for only a short period—probably because it was very expensive. The bracelet originally retailed for $1100. The cuff is very difficult to find now. The interior is marked “2003/Tiffany & Co./925”. Since it’s an open cuff, the bracelet can be adjusted to fit nearly any wrist size.

Origin: America, ca. 2003. Condition: excellent, sharp detail; remnants of original lacquering on interior. Size: 2-1/16” wide. Weight: 80.8 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1219924
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$325.00
A stylish sterling silver pendant and chain by Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. The bottle can be worn either empty as a sculptural piece of jewelry or as a vase with a single, delicate flower. Both the pendant and chain are signed Peretti and are fully hallmarked by Tiffany. This piece is the middle of the three available sizes and currently retails for $550.

Size: pendant, 1-3/4” x 1-1/2”; chain, 25” long. Weight: 18.6 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1214487
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$1450.00
A delightful pair of cufflinks worked in 14K yellow, rose and green gold. Each cufflink depicts a woodland scene with an owl in a tree, a rabbit standing on his hind legs, various flowers and plants, and a moonlight starry sky. The combination of an owl along with a rabbit represents the concept of "night" and "day." These cufflinks were originally cuff buttons and were converted to cufflinks using the original parts. Tested and guaranteed 14K.

Origin: America, ca. 1860. Condition: excellent. Size: 13/16" diameter. Weight: 12.4 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1203043
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$1895.00
A lovely Art Nouveau pendant worked in silver and 10K yellow gold. The pendant consists of an openwork triangular silver plaque with a pair of plique-a-jour enameled mistletoe leaves below a band of opals and above a band of brilliant green moldavites, themselves over a square-cut pink tourmaline suspending a semi-baroque pearl drop. The whole is suspended from a round brilliant cut pink tourmaline set in gold. The combination of colored gemstones is lovely and nicely accents the enamel. The opals have a particularly nice play of color in tones of blue and reddish-orange. The overall design strongly suggests the work of the Pforzheim studios in Germany, but the “Sterling” markings on the back indicate an American origin.

Ca. 1900. Condition: excellent; no enamel damage. Size: 1-5/16” x 2” (to top of bale). Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: tourmaline, .96 ct; opal, .33 ct; moldavite, .20 ct. Weight: 4.4 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1960 item #1198707
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$95.00
A vintage sterling silver money clip in the form of a dollar sign. The reverse is hallmarked by R. Blackinton & Co.

Origin: America, ca. 1950. Condition: excellent. Size: 1-3/4" long. Weight: 10.9 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1082874
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$75.00
A very nice modernist silverplate over copper tie bar decorated with a design of coiled silver wire by studio jewelers Morley & Kim Crimi. This use of coiled wire is characteristic of the maker, who more frequently worked in copper than in silver. The back is marked “Morley-Crimi Hand Wrought”.

Origin: America, ca. 1955. Condition: good, some wear to lacquered finish near solder joints. Size: 2-3/4” x 11/16”.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1065651
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A lovely silver, plique-a-jour enamel, mother-of-pearl, and paste pendant in the German Art Jugendstil or Nouveau taste. The pendant is worked with very attractive enameled cells in shades of teal, cream and rose. German Art Nouveau pieces from the Pforzheim school tend to be more linear and symmetrical than those from France, and this piece is a classic example. The use of a collet-set mother-of-pearl oval is the center position is very typical of the work of Otto Prutscher, the leading German Art Nouveau jewelry designer. The back is marked "Depose 900" and is signed "HS" or "SH".

Origin: Germany, ca. 1900. Condition: appears to be converted from a brooch; no enamel damage. Size: 1-1/8" x 1"; chain 16-1/2" long. Weight: 6.3 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1930 item #1020867
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$250.00
An incredibly detailed sterling silver pin depicting a boxer dog. The workmanship is simply outstanding, with every tiny detail of the dog’s fur, wrinkles, etc. fully worked in this deeply three-dimensional brooch. The back is hallmarked “Ballou Sterling”. B. A. Ballou was founded in Providence, RI in the 1870s.

Origin: America, ca. 1920. Size: 1-7/8” x 2-3/16”. Weight: 40.9 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1001334
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A classic 18K yellow gold and sterling silver bracelet set with diamonds from David Yurman’s popular “Silver Ice” line. Each end of the cuff terminates in a gold dome highlighted with pave-set round brilliant cut diamonds. The open cuff design makes the bracelet very flexible in terms of sizing. The bracelet is marked “925 D.Y. 750”. “Silver Ice” bracelets are made with various gemstones set at the ends, but the yellow gold dome is not in current production. Bracelets in the line are priced from $1450 to $1650 depending on the stone endcaps.

Origin: America, ca. 2000. Condition: excellent. Size: 7mm cable diameter. Weight: 46.9 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: .48 carat.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1001277
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$525.00
An elegant pendant worked in 18K yellow gold and sterling silver by DeBeers Award winning jewelry designer John Atencio. The pendant features a square cushion cut amethyst surrounded by pave-set round brilliant cut diamonds. The amethyst has strong purple coloring, and the use of concave facets creates are very lively brilliance in the stone stone. The diamonds are of good quality, averaging J color and SI clarity. The setting is finely detailed with niello accents. The bale is hinged so the pendant can be slipped over a thick chain, and is marked “SS 18K”. The back of the setting incorporates the jeweler’s initials “JA” as a signature. The approximate retail cost of this pendant is $830.

Origin: America, ca. 2000. Condition: excellent. Size: 1-3/16” x 11/16”. Weight: 12.5 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: amethyst, 2.81 carats; diamond, .28 carat.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #967410
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A fine large Victorian sterling silver locket, the cover decorated with a superbly enameled pansy blossom. The scalloped border is highlighted with parcel gilding and a rope-twist inner edge. In the Victorian language of flowers, the pansy represented remembrance or tender thoughts--an appropriate sentiment for a piece of jewelry such as a locket. The pansy is flanked by small clusters of forget-me-nots, flowers that held a similar meaning. The back of the locket is fully hallmarked for Birmingham, 1901-02, and has an unidentified maker's mark "TW". The bale is also hallmarked. The interior retains the original frames.

Origin: England, 1901-02. Condition: excellent, no enamel damage, some pinpoint dings on the back side, no monogram. Size: 2" x 1-5/16" (excluding bale). Weight: 23.3 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1930 item #826165
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A wonderful Art & Crafts sterling silver bracelet by the Kalo Workshop of Chicago. The bracelet is formed of six plaques, each centering an oval buff-cut citrine. The plaques are somewhat diamond-shaped, with beadwork at either end, and are joined by double oval links. The citrines have very dark amber coloring, with superb evenness and clarity. The smooth domed tops reflect the faceted cutting on the bottoms of the stones to very nice effect. The clasp is finished with a simple domed silver cabochon. The back of the clasp is stamped “Hand Wrought Sterling Kalo”. Kalo pieces set with gemstones are particularly rare.

Origin: America, ca. 1925. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 7-1/2” long; 3/4" wide. Weight: 51.25 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 13.14 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #805998
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$125.00
A pretty Victorian sterling silver watch pin designed as a cluster of forget-me-nots. The repousse work is nicely detailed and very three dimensional. The back retains the original watch hanger, extended pinstem and c-clasp. The back is marked “Sterling”.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent. Size: 1-3/8” X 1-1/4”. Weight: 6.0 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #693064
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$375.00
A fine example of some of the best enameled silver produced by David-Andersen in the late 1950s. This brooch represents "Spring" from the "Four Seasons" line designed for David-Andersen by Thorbjorn Lie-Jorgensen in the late 1950s. The design is supposed to represent abstract aerial views of the same landscape in each of the four seasons. "Spring" is worked in lush shades of turquoise, teal blue, gold and brown. The back, with the original patina, retains the original pinstem and c-clasp, and is marked "D-A", "925S" and "Norway-Sterling".

Origin: Norway, ca. 1959. Condition: excellent, no enamel damage. Size: 1-11/16" x 1-5/16". Weight: 16.25 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #581643
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$495.00
A wonderfully rare mixed-metal Curio Medallion brooch by George Shiebler. The pin comprises four individual medallion plaques, each in a different metal and each depicting a different Olympian god. From left: a diamond-shaped gilt-silver plaque shows Artemis/Diana, goddess of the hunt and protector of virgins; a round silver plaque shows Ares/Mars god of violence and offensive warfare; a square bronze plaque shows Dionysus/Bacchus, god of various debaucheries; and a triangular brass plaque shows Athena/Minerva, goddess of wisdom and defensive warfare. The surfaces retain their original patination and sharp detail. The back is marked with Shiebler’s wing hallmark, "sterling", and the design number “1488”. The pinstem is original, but the original c-clasp has been replaced.

Origin: America, ca. 1880. Condition: excellent, all original except clasp. Size: 2-11/16” x 7/8”. Weight: 12.0 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1970 item #578481
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$135.00
An attractive 800 silver and amber ring, the oval cabochon amber surrounded by a “bubble” design worked in the silver. The design is somewhat reminiscent of Jensen’s designs from the 1930s. The back of the shank is signed with an unidentified maker’s mark and has Polish hallmarks for 800 silver.

Origin: Poland, ca. 1965. Condition: excellent. Finger Size: 7-1/4. Size: crown, 1” x 3/4". Weight: 7.0 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1940 item #562257
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$260.00
An elegant Art Deco bracelet comprising nine plaques joined with double rosette links. The cast plaques are decorated with an ornate floral pattern and are richly gilt. Each is collet-set with a squared cabochon chrysoprase. The milky green color of the gemstones is very nice against the dark gold of the gilding. The clasp is marked with Hungarian silver hallmarks, and the back is marked “Made In Hungary”, indicating the piece was made for export to the U.S.

Origin: Hungary, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent, all original, gilding intact. Size: 7-1/4” long. Weight: 27.0 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 12.6 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1950 item #537395
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$125.00
A very pretty pair of sterling silver earrings in the shape of pansies. The petals are beautifully enameled in realistic shades of violet and yellow. The basse taille engraved silver underneath the translucent enamel suggests the silky, velvety texture of the petals. The backs retain the original screwbacks marked “Sterling”.

Origin: America, ca. 1940. Condition: excellent, no enamel damage, all original. Size: 3/4" x 3/4". Weight: 6.5 grams.