Vintage estate jewelry Felipe Martinez bracelet in sterling silver and inlaid turquoise. Measuring 6.75 inches long by .75 inches wide. Jewelry by Martinez is prized by collectors. His work is among the finest jewelry ever designed and made in Taxco, Mexico, during its most important period of artisan silver making. Signed. This piece has substantial weight, and the individual sections are technically perfect; the design beautifully combines color, movement and line, a testament to Martinez's artistry. Felipe Martinez designs were inspired by pre-Columbian pieces. See MEXICAN SILVER 20th Century HANDWROUGHT JEWELRY and METAL WORK by Penny Chittim Morrill and Carole A. Berk. Published by Schiffer 1994 pages pages 188 and 246. This is a very rare example of Felipe Martinez silver jewelry
Vintage silver ring set with cabochon amethyst stone, circa 1930-50. Size 9. Unsigned, artisan handmade. The stone is 1.5 x 1.75 inches with no cracks, scratches or chips. Lovely design with strong simple lines. We would attributed this ring to one of the Taxco, Mexico, school of silver artisans.
Antique estate jewelry 14 karat yellow gold filigree ring mounted with 7 garnets. Size 6.5 to 6.75. Excellent condition.
Vintage Chinese rosewood jewelry box with solid brass mountings. Fully compartmented and lined in velvet with single drawer below. Measures 14 W x 10 D x 6.5 H.
Vintage Whimsical owl pendant with stone eyes signed NBK in sterling silver.