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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #630296 (stock #41530)
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$9000.00
This rare bracelet (circa 1950) was designed by renowned French artist, Line Vautrin. She introduced her first collection at the age of 21 and gained public acceptance after showing her designs at the Paris International Exposition of 1937. At that time, she was primarily known as a button maker, but she constantly experimented in new media. It wasn't long before she developed her trademark technique involving mirrors set on a resin background, which she termed "Talosel"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #653407 (stock #42310)
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$750.00
These amazing hair ornaments are by the master Taxco silversmith, Hubert Harmon. His whimsical and sometimes odd designs are highly sought after, and extremely hard to find. These ornaments came directly from the original estate, and were purchased at Harmon's Taxco taller in the early 1940's. The largest ornament is approximately 5 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and is signed "Hubert Harmon Made in Mexico" on the reverse...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #707038 (stock #43437)
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$150.00
This lovely vintage pin is a faithful interpretation of a William Spratling design. It is 2 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" long and is made from sterling silver with a carved amethyst tulip. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #709586 (stock #43504)
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$225.00
This early Mexican silver clamper bracelet is a great example of the dying art of repousse. It is 3" wide in front tapering to 1 1/4" in back, and has a 6 1/2" interior measurement. It is 67 grams with thick gauge walls, and has a very strong hinge mechanism. It has a small ding on the edge of one front panel, but it does not detract from the piece. Overall, it is in very good condition, and is hallmarked "Taxco GRO EDP 925 Hecho en Mexico Sterling."
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #751576 (stock #44120)
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$300.00
This wonderful vintage bracelet is a great example of the matte enamel pieces made by Perli of Germany. It is 1/2" wide and has a wearable length of 7 3/4". It is made from silver and has 5 panels with modernist designs in matte enamel. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Perli" on the box closure.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #752089 (stock #44142)
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$100.00
This beautiful vintage Turkish pin and earrings set has a very sophisticated "ethnic" look. The pin is 3 3/4" long x 1 7/8" wide, and the matching clip earrings are 2" long x 1 1/4" wide. They are made from repousse sterling silver with applied ball designs, and plated in a bright 22k finish. The set is in excellent condition, and each piece is hallmarked "925 Selcuk".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #772405 (stock #44203)
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$140.00
This unique pin was designed by Taxco silversmith, Bernice Goodspeed. It is 2 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and is made from heavyweight (25 grams) sterling silver. It has deep carved details on the top and the bottom stone opens to reveal a secret locket compartment. It is in very good condition and is signed "Sterling Mexico" with Bernice's "B" hallmark.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #772975 (stock #44239)
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$995.00
This beautiful vintage pin is a classic design by William Spratling. It is 4 1/4" long x 2" wide and is made from heavyweight sterling silver (72 grams). The bow has circular stampwork details and it has a large 20MM amethyst cabochon accent. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Spratling Silver" as well as "Spratling Made in Mexico" with the WS logo.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #834258 (stock #misc29)
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$800.00
This lovely bracelet is a classic design by master Mexican silversmith, Hector Aguilar. It is 7/8" wide, and has a wearable length of 6 1/2". It is made from heavyweight sterling silver (85.3 grams), and has an attached safety chain and pin closure. It is is fully hallmarked "940 Taxco" with the Hector Aguilar "HA" monogram, and eagle stamp number 9. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #906899 (stock #44960)
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$95.00
This lovely vintage cross pendant measures 2 1/2" long x 1 1/2" wide. It is handmade from sterling silver and has twisted wire details on the edges and carved notches on the front. It has a genuine amethyst center stone with 2 flanking turquoise glass cabochons. It has no markings but it has been tested for sterling silver. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #942391 (stock #50060)
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$65.00
These adorable vintage Mexican silver pins date to the 1940's and have charming depictions of seals with balls on their noses. Each pin is 2 1/4" long x 1 1/2" and both are made from repousse sterling silver. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1980 item #942532 (stock #50074)
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$150.00
This unique vintage charm bracelet measures 8" long and is made from cast sterling silver. It has 8 dangling charms including hearts, stars, cowboy boot, spur, cowboy hat, and state of Texas. It is in excellent condition and each piece is appropriately hallmarked "925".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #965873 (stock #50130)
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$150.00
This charming pin is a great example of the some of the unsigned pieces made in Taxco in the 1930's and 1940's. The pin measures 3 1/2" long and has a wingspan of 3 1/2". The body is made from cast sterling silver and the applied wings are from handwrought sheeting. Dangling from the bird's beak is a 5/8" x 5/8" repousse heart with turquoise stone center. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Silver Made in Mexico". It also has the name "Dopey" inscribed.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1001253 (stock #50331)
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$395.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1054787 (stock #106)
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$350.00
This unusual vintage pin was made by modernist silversmith, Henry Steig. It measures 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" and is hand wrought from sterling silver. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Steig sterling" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1055024 (stock #121)
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$495.00
This exquisite cross is an early example of the work of Ricardo Salas for Matilde Poulat. It is 2 1/4" long x 1 5/8" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver with genuine turquoise and coral accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "MATL Mexico 925 SALAS" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1055031 (stock #122)
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$900.00
This wonderful vintage necklace is a faithful early reproduction of the masterwork of Antonio Pineda. It is 7/8" wide in front and tapers to 3/8" wide towards the back. It is made from heavy weight sterling silver (240 grams) and has faceted onyx square stone accents. It is in excellent condition and bears a rather undecipherable signature at the box clasp. It appears to read "Taxco Sterling" around the initial JC.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1056581 (stock #150)
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$295.00
This charming antique pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a 7/8" diameter portrait hand painted on preban ivory and the mounting is elaborately set with small seed pearls. The portrait has a small age fracture which has darkened with age, and the reverse has a safety clutch which appears to be a later replacement. Neither detracts from the beauty of this piece which is in amazing condition for it's age.