Unusual early Taxco necklace featuring hand-chased foliage panels, each set with a teardrop turquoise stone. Turquoise stones have darkened with age. Interior, 16.5" circumference. 1.5" drop. Marked Taxco Mexico, 925 and with maker's initials.
Chinese amethyst necklace C.1920 in the 'Pools of Light' style. Each amethyst globe is encircled in silver wire and attached to a handmade engraved chain. The clasp is a finely filigreed box and tongue clasp. Unmarked, tested. 17" interior circumference.
Hinged Mexican panel bracelet with filigree and open work. Each Panel is set with an elongated faceted onyx. 7" Interior circ. c.1930, Marked Hecho en Mexico with an old-style eagle head and horseshoe.
Deco carnelian Chinoiserie chain bracelet with delicate sterling silver filigree links, stone beads and intricately carved, prong-set carnelian panels, depicting birds. Stamped sterling on clasp and on each panel. C. 1920. Bracelet, 6.5"L.
1920s long Czech glass sautoir with red and black faceted glass beads, each hand knotted. Finished with tassels. Center bead and tassels, 7.5"L. Minimal wear. No maker's mark. Interior, 32" circumference; tassel, 3.25" drop.
Chinese fur clip featuring a large hand-carved lapis lazuli stone with a floral motif. The stone is set into a finely filigreed setting. There is a folding jaw in the back to clip to a cloak, fur or choker ribbon. C.1920. Rich even patina. Chinese export silver stamps.
Sterling silver bracelet chased with lines and little arrow stampings, circa 1960. Featuring a natural blue turquoise stone set in bezel setting. Slightly adjustable. Interior circumference, 5.5" including 1" gap.
Traditional craftsmanship and mastery engraving that the Tuareg of Niger are known for are displayed on this sterling silver unisex cuff. Signed by the artist. 6" interior circumference including 1.25" opening.
Tuareg necklace called "chachatte" from the region of Agadez in Niger composed of silver incised pendants strung on a strand of black glass beads. Not marked, tested for silver. 18" interior circumference.
Large hollow form ring from Nepal is adorned with a richly colored coral cabochon and turquoise bits. Wonderful metalworking details on both the face and band of this magnificent piece. Face is 1.2" x 1.2". C. 1890
Mid-century Mexican silver with a blend of tradition and modernism. Rivets attach each of the components giving this necklace a serpentine movement. 14" interior circumference with box in tongue clasp.