Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (239)


Antonio Pineda Silver and Obsidian Necklace & Bracelet   $4,000   

This teardrop necklace and bracelet is one of Antonio Pineda's iconic designs. In this instance, the stone is obsidian which has a slight iridescence, an unusual choice for him. Made of 970 silver. The bracelet links are 1 1/2" wide. Links of the necklace are graduated with the largest also 1 1/2" in width. The curved links are hinged to gracefully form to the neck. Excellent condition. Circa 1960.      
  
Antonio Pineda Silver and Obsidian Necklace & Bracelet
Long Gold Chain Necklace with Semiprecious Stones
  Long Gold Chain Necklace with Semiprecious Stones   Inquire for Price

Textured links surround irregularly shaped stones in this 35" long necklace. Three links on the end allow the length to be modified by an inch. It can be worn equally well singly or doubled. It is made of 22 karat gold with tourmaline, amethyst, garnet, citrine and blue topaz. The links have two different textures. It is a versatile, beautiful and unusual necklace.

Los Castillo Silver and Azure Malachite Bracelet   $725  

Unusual Los Castillo bracelet with undulating links filled with azure malachite. The stones are in excellent condition and nicely varied in color. Links are 1" wide. The bracelet is approximately 7" long but difficult to measure precisely because of the safety chain. It fits a medium/ small size wrist. Hallmark dates 1948 - 1960.
Los Castillo Silver and Azure Malachite Bracelet
Matl Silver Brooch with Amethyst and Turquoise
  Matl Silver Brooch with Amethyst and Turquoise   $495

This silver brooch by Matl (Matilde Poulat) incorporating amethyst, turqoise and coral is one of her classic designs. It measures 2 1/2" long and 1 3/4" wide. It was made circa 1950's; excellent condition.

Sam Kramer Silver Cufflinks; circa 1950   $875  

Sterling silver cufflinks by mid 20th century jewelry designer, Sam Kramer. Made of the biomorphic shapes for which his work is well known. Measure 7/8" x 1". Excellent condition.
Sam Kramer Silver Cufflinks; circa 1950
Native American Silver & Turquoise Concha Belt
  Native American Silver & Turquoise Concha Belt   $1,285

Handsome Navajo silver concha belt ideal for either a man or woman. The piece consists of six conchas and six butterflies, each centered with an irregularly shaped turquoise stone. Each concha measures 2 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" tall. Silver is in excellent condition. The leather was likely replaced. Made circa 1940.

Gold Retro Earrings   $1,075  

Fourteen karat gold earrings that are quintessentially Retro in design. Very three dimensional with scoring on the side panels to make the gold wonderfully reflective. Measure 1" tall and 1" wide. Made in the 1940's; excellent condition. Clip backs.
Gold Retro Earrings
Native American Brooch with Turquoise
  Native American Brooch with Turquoise   $265

Beautiful Native American (probably Navajo) sunburst type brooch. Interesting sawtooth bezels and a lovely combination of natural turquoise stones. Measures 2 1/8" in diameter; made circa 1950. Excellent condition.

Margot de Taxco Silver and Enamel Necklace   Sold  

Delicate sterling silver with enamel necklace by Margot de Taxco. The design incorporates a Mayan motif which Margot often adapted to her jewelry. Necklace measures 15 1/2" long and 5/16" wide. Enamel is in excellent condition. Made circa 1950.
Margot de Taxco Silver and Enamel Necklace
Modernist Silver and Enamel Pendant
  Modernist Silver and Enamel Pendant   $295

Unusual abstract Modernist pendant done in enamel on silver. The gold has wonderful variations, some of which are combined with the greens. Signed Denmark BN. Pendant measures 2" in diameter; silver chain is 25" long. Comes in original box. The silver can be polished but I prefer some patina and left that up to the purchaser.

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