Catalogue: Jewelry: Contemporary (23)

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.

Eduardo Herrera Silver Spine Bracelet   $2000.   

Eduardo Herrera's architecture background is evident in the design and execution of his jewelry. This beautifully conceived wide silver bracelet has links that look something like a spine and move like one. The links are 2 1/4" wide and are overlapped with links of a different shape going down the center. All are hammered 950 silver, higher purity than the sterling standard. It measures 7 1/8" wearable length. Herrera's work is on exhibit at the Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City.
Eduardo Herrera Silver Spine Bracelet
Agnes Seebass Silver Squares Necklace
  Agnes Seebass Silver Squares Necklace   $450.

Domed and textured squares make for a beautiful necklace by Agnes Seebass. Each square is 3/4" to a side. The length of the necklace is 17". It is striking and comfortable to wear.

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