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Vintage Artisan Geometric Modernist Inlaid Metal Brooch Cultured Pearl: This amazing modernist brooch is artisan crafted, but unsigned. The work is incredibly detailed, with depth and dimension. The brooch is inlaid with a variety of materials in white, black and brick red. I am unable to tell what the material is. The recessed areas are inlaid with small angled tiles of gold and copper colored material. A 6 mm genuine cultured pearl adorns the open center of the brooch. The metal is a dense, heavy dark metal, doesn't test as sterling and is not pewter. I truly have no idea what it is. The craftsmanship on this brooch is amazing. It measures 1 3/4 by 1 1/2 and is shockingly unsigned.
Vintage Sterling Silver Cultured Salt Water Pearl Pendant Necklace: Fluid and elegant, this lovely sterling silver pendant is accented by two glowing, high quality saltwater cultured pearls, each measuring 5mm. The pendant measures 1 3/8 by 5/8" and comes with an 18" sterling silver box chain. The pendant is marked 925 and the chain is marked 925 Italy FAS.
Vintage 14k Gold Biwa Pearl and Diamond Cluster Ring: This stunning vintage cluster ring is crafted in 14k yellow gold with 10 glowing Biwa pearls and three approx 2pt diamonds. The pearls are gorgeous, glowing and creamy white in color, and the diamonds have great sparkle. The ring has a raised gallery and lots of dimension. The ring is marked 14KP, the P is for plumb gold, meaning it is exactly 14k. There is also a makers mark. The ring has also been acid testedfor 14k gold. It is a 6 3/4 but could be easily sized by your jeweler.
Vintage Mikimoto Sterling Akoya Pearl Cluster Brooch: No one does pearls better than Mikimoto! Ten glowing cultured pearls adorn this flowing sterling design. The largest pearl is 7.5mm, followed by 7mm, five 6mm and three 5.5mm pearls. These pearls are a lovely pearly white with a slight rosy tint. The pearls are in excellent condition, glowing and lustrous. The sterling brooch does exhibit a small amount of patina, easily polished, but I will leave this to the new owner, as some people prefer their pieces this way. The signature features the "M" in a clamshell and and the "S" in a box, for 950 silver, a higher silver standard than the 925 used in most American silver. The brooch measures 2 1/8 by 1 1/4".
Hand Crafted Sterling Peridot & Baroque Freshwater Pearl Bracelet: This impressive hand made sterling bracelet featured long, glowing baroque freshwater pearls set in sterling silver, accented with two square and two round apple green faceted peridot. The bracelet is adjustable to 7 1/2", but can easily have links added to increase length, or removed to make smaller. The bracelet is marked 925 twice and also been tested.
Vintage Modernist Sterling & Baroque Pearl BRooch: This lovely vintage sterling silver modernist brooch is crafted in open twists of sterling silver and accented with six large glowing baroque genuine pearls, each a slightly different size, the largest measuring 8.5mm. The brooch is marked sterling, and is in excellent condition.
Modernist Sterling Half-Pearl Ring: This lovely sterling silver ring features a lovely, rosy champagne half pearl securely set in a bezel. The modernist style setting has classic lines and a very nice heft! This lovely ring is in excellent condition. It has worn markings which I can't read but has been tested as sterling silver. Size 8, the pearl measures 8mm.
Fabulous Vintage 14KT Gold and Cultured Pearl Ring: This fabulous vintage ring is hand crafted in 14kt yellow gold in an openwork ribbed design, keeping the look light and airy even though this is a substantial piece! It is adorned with three glowing white Japanese saltwater cultured pearls that each measure just slightly over 7mm. The ring measures 22 mm ( approx 1") in length and tapers to 3mm. It is a size 8 but can easily be sized. This stunningly attractive ring will surely become your favorite jewel! I have a current GIA appraisal on this ring for $1,370, and will include the appraisal with the ring.
Vintage Silver and Cultured Pearl Floral Brooch: This gorgeous silver brooch features a stylized flower whose center is composed of seven cultured pearls measuring approximately 6.5mm. The pearls are in excellent condition with a glowing creamy white luster. The central pearl is slightly higher than the outer pearls. The flower petals have a dimpled border and high polish center. This brooch is rhodium plated so shows no sign of tarnish or wear. It is extremely similar to pieces brought back to the states after the Korean war. It may be sterling but can't be tested because of the rhodium and is only marked "silver".
Huge Artisan Sterling, Baroque Pearl and Hematite Pendant: This attention gathering pendant is hand crafted from sterling silver and features a large ( 1 1/4 by 3/4") hematite stone, a long baroque pearl shimmering with iridescence and a round peacock black pearl all set in bezel settings. The hinged bale is huge and features an open work scrolled pattern. This large bale will allow you to wear this dramatic pendant on several strands of beads or pearls! A fabulous one of a kind piece that will quickly become your signature necklace!
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