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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1057496 (stock #172)
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These chic earrings were made by the Alicia silver company of Taxco, Mexico. Each hand wrought disk is 2" in diameter and each has a 6MM cubic zirconia stone. They are in excellent condition and each is hallmarked "Alicia Mexico TC-6092".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1001354 (stock #50339)
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This great modernist pin was made by the Canadian duo of Micheline de Passille and Yves Sylvestre. It is made from chrome plated metal with a black, white, and burgundy enamel front. It does have some surface wear on the left figure, but it does not detract from the piece. Overall, it is in good condition and the reverse is signed "de Passille-Sylvestri".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1001253 (stock #50331)
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This unusual modernist bird set was designed by Jorge Castillo, better known as Chato of the renowned Los Castillo taller. The pin measures 2 3/4" long x 2" wide and the matching earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. The set handwrought from sterling silver and has pearl, coral, and green stone accents. Each piece is hallmarked "Chato Castillo 925", and the pin bears his logo as well as model #4. The earrings have non silver pivot backs but I can not detect if these are original or later replac...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1000400 (stock #as38)
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The artist and designer jeweler, Andrew Spingarn, has been in the jewelry industry for over 25 years. His company is based in Providence, RI, the center of jewelry manufacturing in the US. What sets Andrew apart from his contemporaries is his attention to detail and old world techniques. Many of his pieces incorporate lamp work art glass pieces which are made in the traditional method used by French costume jewelers, Maison Gripoix. In fact, his lampwork technique was so precise that Gripoix fam...