Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (242)


Stainless Steel Purse by Wendy Stevens   $285   

Stainless steel purse from the 1990's made by Wendy Stevens. In addition to being an unusual shape, the surface has an incised pattern of three dimensional cubes known as Tumbling Blocks in quilt-speak. The top measures 7 1/4" across and the bottom is 4". It is 4" tall and 2 1/4" deep. The chain is 24" so it can be worn as a shoulder bag or cross body. Signed inside with maker's name as shown in last thumbnail photo.      
  
Stainless Steel Purse by Wendy Stevens
Gold and Silver Brooch by Elizabeth Prior: Ca. 1990's
  Gold and Silver Brooch by Elizabeth Prior: Ca. 1990's   $260

Silver and gold brooch by Maine jeweler, Elizabeth Prior. The combination of metals works well with the three textures, including the finely crimped edge that makes a nice frame. Dark areas are shadows in the photo - not discoloration. Measurements are 1 5/16" square. Made in the 1990's.

Silver and Gold Large Fashion Ring   $325  

Bold and unusual sterling silver ring rimmed with 14 karat gold. The also has a small gold barrel around a piece of onyx. The central dome shows the hand hammer marks as part of the design. The ring is artist signed, but not a logo with which I am familiar. It is size 9 1/2, perfectly suitable in style for a man or woman. It is about 25 years old; American made.
Silver and Gold Large Fashion Ring
Child's Navajo Concho Belt: Circa 1950
  Child's Navajo Concho Belt: Circa 1950   $575

Child's concho belt with holes allowing it to be worn between 30 and 33 inches. There are 15 oval silver conchos plus the buckle with a variety of motifs. This is most likely a trading post piece rather than ceremonial; made circa 1950; excellent condition. The conchos are 13/16" wide.

Matl Silver Picture Frame with Turquoise & Amethyst   $375  

This oval picture frame is one of the classic designs of Matilde Poulat (Matl) and her nephew successor, Ricardo Salas. Salas continued the business after Matl's death in 1960. The frame alternates amethyst with turquoise stones. It is 3" tall and 2 1/4" wide.
Matl Silver Picture Frame with Turquoise & Amethyst
Modernist Silver Brooch and Earrings by VW Fammik
  Modernist Silver Brooch and Earrings by VW Fammik   $325

Biomorphic shaped brooch and matching earrings by Danish designer, VW Fammik. The pin measures 2 3/4" x 1 1/8" and can be worn in any direction. The clip back earrings are 1 1/4" x 5/8". Made in the 1960's; excellent condition.

Patricia Von Musulin Silver Earrings   $775  

Bold and chunky silver earrings by New York designer, Patricia von Musulin. Von Musulin is known for the three dimensional aspect of her work and these clip earrings are no exception. They measure 1 1/2" long and 7/8" wide; made circa 1980. Von Musulin's work is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Patricia Von Musulin Silver Earrings
Sam Kramer Silver and Copper Earrings
  Sam Kramer Silver and Copper Earrings   $1,075

Wonderful silver and copper earrings by modernist designer, Sam Kramer. The crescent shaped earrings have a silver ball. The tip is turned over with a copper ball making for a very three dimensional design. Measurements are 1 1/16" long x 7/8" wide; backs are clips. Made circa 1960; excellent condition.

Tiffany Gold and Diamond Earrings   $3,850  

Twisted rope and smooth spikes are sprinkled with diamonds in these Tiffany 18 karat gold earrings. Omega backs. Measure 1 1/8" in diameter. Excellent condition; made 1970's - 80's.
Tiffany Gold and Diamond Earrings
Large Silver Brooch with Amethyst: Circa 1940
  Large Silver Brooch with Amethyst: Circa 1940   $395

Large Mexican silver brooch with a central amethyst stone. The pin measures 2 1/2" wide x 2 3/8" tall. The silver work nicely follows the shape of the amethyst. Excellent condition; made circa 1940's.

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