Earrings, cufflinks, pendants of silver, turquoise, coral, and jade
(in various combinations).

All are handmade. All are believed to be (exclusive in some cases of the working finding) sterling, although some possess no quality mark. None are of verifiable Native American origin. From old collection. (ca. 1960--1979).   Note: If you visit in person, please ask to see them, as they may not be on display.

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Silver and turquoise earposts 6574
Treatment , if any, of the turquoise
is unknown. The ear findings are also sterling,
as is believed true of the rest,
although there is no quality mark.
The hanging ornaments are approximately
35 x 20 millimeters.
Silver & turquoise cuff links 6576
Cuff links with spiraly tape rims.
Treatment , if any, of the turquoise is unknown.
The toggle backs are believed to be base metal.
The heads measure overall
roughly 35 x 24 millimeters.
Backs of cufflinks
Toggle backs of the cuff links
shown. The angle of
inclination is adjustable, and
will tend to conform to the garment.
Backs of earrings
Screw backs of the earrings
shown.
Silver and coral earscrews
Sterling silver and Mediterranean
coral screw back earrings. There is
no overall quality mark, but
the metal is attested by other
written evidence. The screw
backs are sterling. We have
no evidence of coral treatment,
but cannot rule it out either.
Backs of the earrings
Screw backs of the earrings shown.
Screw backs of earrings
Screw backs of earrings shown.
Silver and coral earscrews
Sterling silver and Mediterranean coral
screw back earrings. There is
no overall quality mark,
but the metal is attested by
other written evidence. The
screw backs are sterling. We
have no evidence of coral
treatment, but cannot rule
it out either.
Silver and coral earscrews
Sterling silver and Mediterranean coral
screw back earrings. There is
no overall quality mark, but
the metal is attested by other
written evidence. The screw backs
are sterling. We have no evidence
of coral treatment, but
cannot rule it out either.
Close up view, earscrews
Close-up view.
Close up view, earscrews
Close-up of earring shown.
Note: the color, due to
photographic anomalies, appears a bit
lighter here than it is.
Silver & coral kidney-earwires
Sterling silver and Mediterranean
coral kidney-wire earrings. There
is no overall quality mark,
but the provenance and appearance
suggest sterling, and there is
no evidence to the contrary. The
wire fittings are probably
surgical steel. We have no evidence
of coral treatment, but
cannot rule it out either.
Silver & coral tie tack
Silver and coral tie tack,
exclusive of the post and clutch.
There is no overall quality mark,
but the provenance and appearance
suggest sterling and there is
no evidence to the contrary.
We have no evidence of coral
treatment, but cannot rule
it out either. The head
overall measures 19 by 12
millimeters.
Silver & coral tie tack
New Zealand jade pendant and
earring set. Sterling chain.
There is no overall quality mark,
but the provenance, and appearance
suggest sterling and there
is no evidence to the contrary. (See also box)
Close-up of tie tack
Close-up of
the tie tack shown above.
Jade and silver set
Another view of New Zealand
jade set shown. Note that
these have clip backs.
The clip backs are marked
“sterling”, as is the
necklace chain. The stones are a
very dark green,
but green nonetheless.
Silver & coral earscrews
Sterling silver and Mediterranean
coral screwback earrings. There is
no overall quality mark,
but the metal is attested
by other written evidence.
The screwbacks are sterling.
We have no evidence of coral
treatment, but cannot rule
it out either.
Back view of earscrews
Screw backs of
earrings.