The Golden California Show October 12th, 13th at the Glendale Civic Auditorium

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Its that time of year again for the fabulous Golden California Show held annually at the Glendale Civic Auditorium October 12th 10 am - 6 pm and October 13th 10- 4pm. We have reserved some very special pieces for the show this year and I know our vendors have too. Below you will find some ...

Mexican Silver Christmas Ornament in the shape of a Pomander M492

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This hinged globe-shaped silver box, in a design of repoussé silver contrived to look like the leaves and stems of the painted metal and pearl flowerets that stud its surface, resembles nothing so much as a pomander. In its fitted red velvet box it summons up also the memories of the old traditional paper ribbon ...

Mexican Silver and Amethyst Cuff SOLD M485

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Very much in the style of Hector Aguilar's work, this cuff displays all the qualities that make Mexican silver of this era so justly prized. The plume motif in successive waves and the silver bosses mimicking the stones they alternate with make this cuff a delight. The amethysts themselves with their variegated textures turn their ...

Mexican Silver Merging Currents Earrings SOLD M469

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The merging of two currents is the motif of this elegant design. The craft of Mexican silver jewelry was revived in the 1920s and 1930s through the efforts of two Americans fascinated by the arts of Mexico. Fred Davis in Mexico City worked with local silversmiths to produce designs that reflected Mexico's ancient Indian heritage. William ...

Mexican Silver and Obsidian Brooch M468

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Extremely handsome silver setting of an obsidian stone with elegant white striations. Brooch measures 4 x 3 3/4. Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. It possesses the property of presenting a different appearance according to the manner in which it is cut: when cut in one direction it is jet ...