Catalogue: Jewelry (272)


Emilia Castillo Silver and Gold Large Cuff Bracelet   $1,600   

This wide sterling silver and 24 karat gold cuff bracelet has tremendous impact. The body of the bracelet is sterling silver with a patchwork of squares of 24 karat gold. The bracelet is 2 inches wide. It measures 2 1/2 inches in diameter which can be adjusted to a slightly larger or smaller size. This bracelet makes a bold statement for a man or woman. It weighs a hefty 138 grams.      
  
Emilia Castillo Silver and Gold Large Cuff Bracelet
Fred Davis Sterling Box with Onyx Face: Circa 1940
  Fred Davis Sterling Box with Onyx Face: Circa 1940   $875

Handmade sterling silver box with a carved onyx face that is emblematic of the work of Fred Davis. Davis was the first person to promote Mexican folk art and jewelry, beginning work in Mexico City in the 1920's. This beautifully crafted box was probably made for cigarettes but would serve equally well for business cards or other small items. Hand hammer marks are intentionally visible on the inside with a smooth finish on the outside. The box measures 3 1 1/6" wide; 4 1/16" long and 5/16"... Click for details

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Links Necklace   $2,850  

Unusual pear shaped sterling silver necklace by Hector Aguilar. The hallmark dates it to the time between 1948 and 1962. Each link is 1 1/4 inches long and 3/4 inch at its widest. Rivets are both decorative and functional as they allow the links to swivel making it very comfortable to wear. The necklace is 17 1/2 inches long with an invisible clasp that is perfectly integrated into the design of the necklace. Hector Aguilar is well known as one of the important mid 20th century designers of... Click for details
Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Links Necklace
Tiffany Retro Gold Brooch with Rubies and Diamonds
  Tiffany Retro Gold Brooch with Rubies and Diamonds   $3,200

This scrolling gold, diamond and ruby brooch by Tiffany is the epitome of Retro design. Two draped lengthwise loops of gold give the appearance of fabric. Scrolling across the front is a gracefully curved band of gold on which are nine graduated size rubies and a curl of diamonds. The back has a double pin stem. The Tiffany France mark is tiny and difficult to photograph but evident in real life. Made in the 1940's; 14 karat gold. The brooch is 1 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" long. Condition is... Click for details

Enamel Buckle Bracelet: Circa 1960   $350  

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

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

Patricia Von Musulin Wood and Silver Pear Shaped Earrings   Sold  

This commanding pair of wood earrings with tiny sterling silver dots are made by New York designer, Patricia Von Musulin. Von Musulin is known for her bold, sculptural designs in a variety of materials that include sterling silver; plexiglass; stones and wood. Von Musulin's work is in the permanent collections of several museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Boston Museum of Fine Art and the National Museum of American History at the the Smithsonian Institution. Clip backs to... Click for details
Patricia Von Musulin Wood and Silver Pear Shaped Earrings
William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl
  William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl   $1,200

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

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
Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas
William Spratling Sterling and Wood Duck Master Salt
  William Spratling Sterling and Wood Duck Master Salt   $725

True, William Spratling favored themes that included duck bills and frequently combined wood with his silver designs. Never have I seen, though, this particular combination in which three duck bills form the ornamental base of a master salt. The piece is 2 1/4 inches tall. The silver bowl has a diameter of 3 1/2 inches including the rim. Condition is excellent. Hallmark dates from 1933 - 1939. This is useful for change and small jewelry as well as a table fixture.

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