Enamel Buckle Bracelet: Circa 1960   $350.00   

Well made silver and enamel Buckle Bracelet that can be adjusted to two different sizes. The smaller has a diameter of 2 9/16" and the larger is 2 15/16". It would likely fit a man or woman. The bracelet is 3/8" tall; enamel is dark brown and in excellent condition. The keeper hooks over the buckle. The bracelet is hinged on the back. Maker's marks are not decipherable. Made 1960's.      
  
Enamel Buckle Bracelet: Circa 1960
Los Castillo Sterling and Amethyst Pendant/ Brooch
  Los Castillo Sterling and Amethyst Pendant/ Brooch   $285.00

This early Los Castillo piece is both a brooch and a pendant. The construction allows it to be worn in several ways. The bail can be folded over in the back or temporarily removed. The piece measures 1 1/4" x 1 3/4" (without the bail). Sitting in the concave bed is a cabochon amethyst measuring 1/2" x 3/4". It is held in place by four artfully designed prongs. The pendant was made in the 1950's; condition is excellent.... Click for details

William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl   $1,200.00  

Exquisite hand hammered sterling silver bowl by silver master, William Spratling. The bowl has an unusual elongated shape with four lobes. The outside has a smooth finish and the inside intentionally shows the hand hammering marks. The footed bowl is 2 3/4 inches tall; 6 1/8" long and 5 1/8" wide. It has been professionally polished and is in excellent condition. The bowl weighs 261 grams. The bottom bears Spratling's marks dating to the 1940's. William Spratling is well known as the father of... Click for details
William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl
Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas
  Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas   $735.00

This large size sterling silver ring and earring set was made by Minas (Minas Spiridis), Greek jeweler since the 1970's. His work is characterized by fluid, streamlined designs. Minas died in April, 2020 at the age of 82. The diagonal stripe design is sterling and what I believe to be a gold wash. The ring is 1 3/16 inches in length and 13/16" in width. It is size 6 1/2 and can easily be sized up or down. Condition is excellent. Price is $435. The earrings are 1 1/4" long and 7/8" wide. Clip... Click for details

William Spratling Sterling Silver Butterfly Brooch; Circa 1940's   $975.00  

This sterling silver Butterfly brooch was one of Spratling's early, very popular designs. The streamlined form very effectively conveys the detailed body of the butterfly. The silver is adorned with two cabochon amethysts. The brooch measures 2 1/2 inches at its widest and 2 1/8 inches in length. It weighs 40 grams and is in excellent condition. The hallmark dates to the 1940's. William Spratling was well known as the leader of the mid 20th century design movement in Mexican silver. Many... Click for details
William Spratling Sterling Silver Butterfly Brooch; Circa 1940's
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Feather Brooches
  Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Feather Brooches   $595.00

It's most interesting to see two interpretations of this silver feather brooch done by Antonio Pineda over a 15 year period. The example on the left, which seems the simpler of the two, is actually the later example. It has Antonio's mark used from 1953 until his death in 2009. The brooch measures 3 3/4" wide x 1 1/4" tall. It has two scrolls and is in excellent condition. The three scroll brooch on the right is signed Tono. It measures 4 5/8" wide a 1 1/4" tall. It is totally three dimensional... Click for details

Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver and Moonstone Pendant Necklace   $2,800.00  

Most unusual sterling silver and moonstone pendant by Antonio Pineda. This very rare form consists of a graceful pendant with two oval moonstones strung on a velvet cord terminating with two silver balls. The pendant measures 3 3/16" wide x 2 1/2" tall. The velvet cord is 27" long and can be tied at any length. This most unusual necklace can be worn as something either sporty or elegant. Antonio Pineda was one of the leaders of Mexican silver design in the mid 20th century. Books have been... Click for details
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver and Moonstone Pendant Necklace
Antonio Pineda Sterling and Jade Brooch
  Antonio Pineda Sterling and Jade Brooch   $525.00

Nicely three dimensional sterling silver brooch centered with a cabochon nephrite jade. Made by the late silver master, Antonio Pineda circa 1960. The brooch is intentionally oxidized to give a darkened finish with the edges the original silver color. The brooch measures 1 3/4" in diameter and weighs a substantial 45 grams. Condition is excellent. Pineda's work is in several museum collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Tane Sterling Silver and Rubber Necklace   $425.00  

Very stylish necklace by Tane consisting of a heavy sterling silver loop on a rubber neck piece. Both the clasp and the knot have Tane's mark as well as the initials S.G., likely the specific designer. The neck piece measures 16 inches to the top of the silver loop. The loop measures 2 1/4 inches in length and 1 3/4 inches at the widest. The barrel shaped clasp has an additional magnetic closure as well as a safety loop. You won't lose it! The necklace weighs 142 grams. It is sold in the Tane... Click for details
Tane Sterling Silver and Rubber Necklace
Betty Cooke Gold and Pearl Choker Necklace
  Betty Cooke Gold and Pearl Choker Necklace   $1,650.00

Gold and pearl choker necklace by Betty Cooke. Ninety six year old Betty Cooke is considered one of the icons of the Modernist studio jewelry movement. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Arts and Design and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The necklace alternates groups of pearls with 14 karat gold tubing. The gold disc fits in a larger open circle as both a design element and the closure. The necklace measures 16 inches in length.

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