Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (237)


Tiffany Sterling Silver Atlas Slide Buckle   $675.00   

Tiffany sterling silver ribbed slide belt buckle that is no longer in production. This is in like new condition in the original Tiffany box and case. It measures 2 inches wide and 1 1/8" tall. It fits a one inch wide belt.      
  
Tiffany Sterling Silver Atlas Slide Buckle
William Spratling Sterling Silver Belt Buckle
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Belt Buckle   $450

Sterling silver belt buckle by silver master, William Spratling. It is equally suitable for a man or woman. The buckle is 2 1/4 inches x 1 inch. It requires a 3/4 inch wide strap. The belt has Spratling's 1940's hallmark and is in excellent condition.

Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Bracelet   $795.00  

Very stylish and unusual bracelet by Tane, Mexico's answer to the elegant work of Tiffany. The bracelet has hinged links that create an oval over which are elongated triangles of gold vermeil. The links are 3/4" wide; the bracelet is 7 1/4" long and weighs a hefty 99 grams. It has been professionally polished and is in excellent condition. Made circa 1980.
Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Bracelet
Los Castillo Sterling Silver Necklace
  Los Castillo Sterling Silver Necklace   $295

Graceful sterling silver necklace made by Los Castillo. The curved links are hinged on the back to allow it to move easily and be comfortable to wear. The length measures 15 inches. Links are 3/4 inch wide. Hallmark dates from 1948 - 1960. Condition is excellent. Some might want it polished (which can easily be done) but I prefer to leave some patina.

Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings   $585  

Stylish sterling silver earrings by Barry Kieselstein Cord. They measure 7/8" to a side and are wonderfully three dimensional as the interior square is raised about 1/8". Backs are clips and posts. The posts can easily be removed to be worn as clips. Maker's mark and date are visible in last thumbnail photo along inside rim. Dated 1996.
Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings
Tane Sterling Silver and Brass Choker Necklace
  Tane Sterling Silver and Brass Choker Necklace   Sold

Sterling silver choker necklace by Tane, Mexico's highest end jeweler. The necklace consists of multiple sterling silver wires around which are wrapped brass wires. Oddly, but as an indication of their fine work, the safety clasp is 18 karat gold. The necklace is 17 inches in length. Made circa 1980; excellent condition.

Fred Davis Silver and Amethyst Necklace   $2,250  

Frederick Davis (1880 - 1961), while not the household name of William Spratling, actually preceded him in terms of bringing Mexican design to the fore. Davis worked in Mexico City designing for more than 20 years for Sanborn's, the department store where tourists, among other things, could purchase jewelry and antiques. This necklace consists of seven slightly convex triangles with an oval cabochon amethyst set in each. The stones are richly colored. The triangles are one inch long. Between... Click for details
Fred Davis Silver and Amethyst Necklace
Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Earrings
  Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Earrings   Sold

Tane is Mexico's answer to Tiffany's fine jewelry. They have been in business for more than 70 years. Both pairs of these Tane earrings combine wonderfully textured sterling silver with smooth gold vermeil. They have posts for pierced ears. The top pair measures one inch to a side. The round pair is 7/8" in diameter. Both are in excellent condition; made circa 1990.

Betty Cooke Mabe Pearl Gold Ring   $1,800  

Mabe pearl and gold asymmetrical ring by modernist designer, Betty Cooke. The ring has a gray mabe pearl with mauve undertones that measures 17.3 mm in diameter. The pearl is set off center with an open, adjustable shank. The ring is size 7 but can easily be modified.
Betty Cooke Mabe Pearl Gold Ring
Ronald Hayes Pearson Gold Biomorphic Brooch with Turquoise
  Ronald Hayes Pearson Gold Biomorphic Brooch with Turquoise   $1,675

Ronald Hayes Pearson (1924 -96) is considered one of this country's most influential figures in metalsmithing. He regarded precious metals as plastic substances to be stretched or elongated into simple, elegant forms. This 14 karat gold brooch with a turquoise stone clearly reflects that philosophy. The gold is twisted to two different planes . The brooch measures 2 inches wide x 1 3/16 inches tall, although it can be worn in any direction.

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