Catalogue: Jewelry: Contemporary (25)


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
Oxidized Silver and Tumbaga Necklace by Eduardo Herrera
  Oxidized Silver and Tumbaga Necklace by Eduardo Herrera   SOLD

Dramatic and unusual necklace by Mexican architect turned jeweler, Eduardo Herrera. His architecture background is evident in the construction of this necklace in which the back is as beautiful as the front (see middle thumbnail photo). It is made of oxidized 950 silver (higher quality than the sterling standard) and tumbaga, an ancient technique combining gold and copper. The links are hammered with a matte finish. It measures approximately 17" long but is difficult to measure precisely becau... Click for details

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.
Silver and Wood Links Bracelet
Biba Schutz Silver and Gold Brooch
  Biba Schutz Silver and Gold Brooch   $675.

Jewelry designer Biba Schutz titled this sterling silver and gold brooch "Sliced". Schutz beautifully combines space, color and texture in her work. This pin was made in 2001. It measures 2 1/4" x 2 3/4". It can be polished to give more contrast between the metals but some would find the patina more appealing.

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