Antique rosewood box India c1880 with bone inlay and brass mounts in excellent condition. Measures 9 inches wide x 6 inches deep and 3 inches high. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Philander Begay signed sterling silver and turquoise Native American Indian belt buckle in excellent condition. Signed on the back. Measures 2.5 by 3.75 inches. Philander has showcased his work at the renowned Santa Fe Indian Market, winning the 2007 Artists' Choice Peer Award for Exceptional Innovative Work in Any Media. He has won blue ribbons and many other awards of recognition at Indian Market and other forums. In 2010, Philander received a Best of Division award at the Heard Indian Market with a unique concha belt. Philander Begay is from Tuba City, Arizona, born to the Red Running into Water Clan and born for the Tobacco People Clan. Married to wife Shana’baa with five children. He cites Charles Loloma, Preston Monongye, and Jesse Monongya as his influences. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques.This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
Darryl Begay signed sterling silver and turquoise Native American Indian pendant in excellent condition. Measures 3.5 inches high by 1 and 5/8 inches at top. Signed on the back. Darryl has created his own niche in the Native American art world. His unique style of jewelry, is rich in Navajo culture and hand-made with skills that are his own. Combining the tufa casting technique with lapidary inlay and fabrication, his jewelry has become sought after world wide. He learned tufa casting from his uncle Bobby Begay; his mentor, Raymond C. Yazzie, taught Darryl how to inlay stones. He creates one masterpiece at a time using only top grade materials. His knowledge of turquoise is excellent; he learned from some of the best in the business. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
Fine natural baroque pearls opera length necklace with a 14K gold Italian made swirl clasp. The overall length of the necklace is 32" inches including the clasp (which itself measures 3/4" long). The pearls each average 8mm in diameter. They are a beautiful creamy white hue, all matching in color, size and luster. The clasp is hallmarked 585 for 14K gold. These pearls were purchased in Florence, Italy, in the early 1960s, and are in excellent condition. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
Antique Victorian 18K green chrysoberyl cat's eye and old mine diamonds mourning brooch circa 1840. Provenance: NYC debutante, wife of a Pittsburgh steel tycoon (Edward L. Parker). This very rare brooch is an exceptional piece of Etruscan Revival period jewelry. It is 18K yellow gold with square and round beads and granulated scrolls and loops around the outer edge, and on top of the lower frame, it is crowned with an oval shaped, high dome green cat's eye cabochon oval stone, prong set in the center (14mm X 9mm; 6.5-7 carats, surrounded by 18 round, old mine cut diamonds (EXTREMELY clear, most likely from the old India diamond mines, to quote gemologist Paul Indorf of Chester, CT), each measuring 2mm across or .03 carats each for a total diamond carat weight of of 0.54. The diamonds are all prong set in a fancy, raised setting. The brooch measures 1.75" inches tall X 1 3/8" inches wide. It weighs 18 grams or 11.574 dwt (pennyweights). The back is capped with a thick, beveled glass, oval in shape insert, measuring 1.25" X 7/8" of an inch. This is where the back insert was removed and locks of hair or other keepsake(s) were placed in memory of a loved one. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.