Catalogue: Jewelry (270)


Eduardo Herrera Oxidized Silver and Tumbaga Necklace   $2,650   

This extraordinary necklace was made by Mexican architect turned jeweler, Eduardo Herrera. It is made of oxidized 950 silver (higher quality than sterling) and tumbaga. Tumbaga is a pre-Colombian technique used in Mesoamerica and South America to create an alloy of gold with copper. The combination of tumbaga with the blackened silver could not be more striking. Herrera's architectural background is evident in the construction of this necklace with elaborately overlapping graduated size links.... Click for details      
  
Eduardo Herrera Oxidized Silver and Tumbaga Necklace
Lagos Caviar Earrings - Silver,Gold and Amethyst
  Lagos Caviar Earrings - Silver,Gold and Amethyst   $395

Beautifully sculpted Caviar earrings by Lagos. They are made of sterling with 18 karat gold pyramids and a central oval amethyst. Clip backs can be converted to posts. Measurements are 3/4" wide and 7/8" tall. Excellent condition; made circa 1990's.

Sterling Silver and Rosewood Long Chain Necklace   $675  

This long sterling silver and rosewood chain necklace is striking and versatile. It measures 47" in length. It does not have a clasp but is long enough to be doubled over the head. The large links are 1 1/8" x 15/16". Made by hand; designed by Maria Belen.
Sterling Silver and Rosewood Long Chain Necklace
Hammered Silver Circles Necklace
  Hammered Silver Circles Necklace   $335

Wonderfully versatile long sterling silver chain made of hammered circles. They vary in diameter from1 1/8" to 1/2". Total length of the necklace is 40" so it can be worn singly or doubled. In addition, the hook shaped clasp allows it to be attached to any of the circles allowing for adjustment to virtually any length. Probably made in the 1970's.

Silver Beads Necklace with Onyx Center   $595  

This graduated silver beads necklace is centered with a huge, fabulous ball of a roped silver design interspersed with oval onyx stones. The center ball measures 1 1/2" in diameter. The necklace is 20" wearable length. Beads can easily be removed from the ends if one wanted to shorten it. Strung on a silver chain. Both the interior chain and all of the balls are all handmade.
Silver Beads Necklace with Onyx Center
Antonio Pineda Silver and Moonstone Cufflinks
  Antonio Pineda Silver and Moonstone Cufflinks   $400

Graceful,three dimensional cufflinks made by the late silver master, Antonio Pineda. Oval moonstones are set in the recessed half of the rectangle. Measurements are 3/4" x 1" to the outer edge of the curved band. Made of 970 silver, higher quality than sterling standard. Made circa 1960.

Silver Ring with Circles: Circa 1990   $215  

Artist made silver ring of a convex circle that is oxidized inside the perimeter giving it the appearance of more dimensionality. The circle theme is repeated in stamped designs around the central circle and throughout the shank. The central design measures 7/8" in diameter. The ring is size 5 3/4. Artist signed but not a name with which I am familiar.
Silver Ring with Circles: Circa 1990
Stainless Steel Purse by Wendy Stevens
  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.

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.
Gold and Silver Brooch by Elizabeth Prior: Ca. 1990's
Silver and Wood Links Bracelet
  Silver and Wood Links Bracelet   $550

Bold and unusual sterling silver and wood bracelet by Violante Ulrich and her partner, Jason. Smooth links alternate with hammered ones. The wood rectangles also vary in placement. The bracelet measures 7 1/2" long and 1 9/16" wide. Violante learned silversmithing growing up on the Spratling ranch. The influence of Spratling's work is clear in her designs and choice of materials, giving them a contemporary twist.

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