Catalogue: Jewelry (271)

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.      
Native American Brooch with Turquoise
Margot de Taxco Silver and Enamel Necklace
  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.

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.
Modernist Silver and Enamel Pendant
William Spratling Petate Brooch
  William Spratling Petate Brooch   $1,400

Large, imposing Petate Brooch by Mexican silver master, William Spratling. Measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 1/2" tall. Easily worn by a man or woman. Hallmark dates 1940 - 1946.

Los Castillo Carved Ducks   $595  

Two carved ducks from the workshop of Los Castillo, Mexican silver designers. The atelier included a wood shop as wood was somtimes incorporated with metal jewelry and hollow ware. These ducks were made especially for the home of Antonio Castillo who was the last surviving brother to carry on the workshop. Made probably 1970's and were purchased directly from his collection. Large duck measures 19" long and 10" tall. Unknown woods are heavy weight.
Los Castillo Carved Ducks
Silver and Enamel Modernist Necklace
  Silver and Enamel Modernist Necklace   $345

Most unusual Modernist sterling silver and enamel handmade necklace. Enamel is a rich shade of cobalt blue. Measures 31 1/4" long; excellent condition. Artist signed AR.

Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet   $450  

Substantial weight sterling silver cuff bracelet designed by Hecho a Mano in Mexico. Oxidized, incised lines are adorned with silver dots at each of the intersections. Measures 1 1/4"wide.
Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
Silver and Gold Pendant Necklace with Citrine
  Silver and Gold Pendant Necklace with Citrine   $285

Rectangular sterling silver pendant with three bars of eighteen karat gold and a citrine stone set in a gold bezel. Measures 1" x 1 3/8". Same maker as circular pendant item # 1035050.

Sterling Silver Bracelet by Violante Ulrich   $450  

Unusual silver bracelet by Mexican designer, Violante Ulrich. The three dimensionality of the rectangular links is heightened by oxidation to blacken the interiors. Each link measures 1" x 5/8". Violante grew up on the Spratling Ranch where she was trained in silversmithing since childhood.
Sterling Silver Bracelet by Violante Ulrich
Silver and Picture Agate Necklace
  Silver and Picture Agate Necklace   $225

Sterling silver pendant with translucent picture agate stones. Measures 1 3/4" to a side. Strung on 20" satin cord with handmade silver clasp. Made by same jeweler as Item #1034911.

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