Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (249)

Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace   $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.      
Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace
Judith Ripka Gold Heart Pendants
  Judith Ripka Gold Heart Pendants   $1,075

Two 18 karat gold heart pendants by Judith Ripka. The heart on the left measures 1 1/4 inches in length including the loop and 7/8" in width. The body has a soft satin finish. A cabochon ruby is at the top of the heart. Price is $1075. The heart on the right is centered with three diamonds. It measures 15/16" in length including the loop. The loop is hinged to accommodate a variety of sizes of clasps for the hanging chain. Price is $550.

Modernist Silver Face Cufflinks   $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.
Modernist Silver Face Cufflinks
William Spratling Sterling Silver Shot Glasses
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Shot Glasses   $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.

William Spratling Sterling Silver Letter Opener   $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.
William Spratling Sterling Silver Letter Opener
Hematite and Steel Modernist Cufflinks
  Hematite and Steel Modernist Cufflinks   $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.

Matilda Poulat (Matl) silver and Jewel Cross   $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.
Matilda Poulat (Matl) silver and Jewel Cross
Frank Gehry for Tiffany Silver Torque Bangle Bracelet
  Frank Gehry for Tiffany Silver Torque Bangle Bracelet   $1,800

This Torque bangle bracelet by Frank Gehry for Tiffany scales his architectural genius down to the size of jewelry. The bracelet is the ultimate in silver chic.The inner diameter is 2 5/16" fitting a small/ medium size hand. It weighs a rather extraordinary 167 grams. The bracelet is 2 1/2" outer diameter and 1 3/4" tall. It is sold with the original Tiffany pouch.

Paloma Picasso Sterling and Hematite Earrings   $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.
Paloma Picasso Sterling and Hematite Earrings
Huge Native American Turquoise Ring: Circa 1950
  Huge Native American Turquoise Ring: Circa 1950   $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.

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