First Dibs….Fresh Vintage & Antique Jewelry…Every Week

Here’s an inside look at some of the exciting new baubles at Hunter Ridge Jewelry. Just click on any picture to go right to the store.

June 13, 2014

 

Sterling Silver Taxco Cuff Bracelet

 

This heavy sterling silver cuff was crafted in the studio of world renowned Taxco Artisan – Margot Van Voorhies. Her studio, “Margot de Taxco”, produced some of the most important Taxco silver jewelry of the last century. We are pleased to offer this masterpiece to our loyal customers. It hails from a collection that included pieces by Spratling, Aguilar, Pineda and other Taxco master silversmiths. In the coming weeks, we will be posting the remainder of the collection in our store. This particular bracelet features a classic Mexican swirl pattern that is interrupted by a plain flat bar of silver. The “modern meets classic” juxtaposition makes for a real show stopper.

 

Sapphire Ring

 

There is no blue like “sapphire blue” and this classicaly designed cluster ring takes full advantage of that fact. Over a dozen full cut natural blue sapphires are web-set in a solid sterling silver 14K-gold-finished ring. The use of silver as the base metal helps keep this stunning natural gemstone ring in the most affordable of price ranges. Its bold styling and size dress up the hand in a way that say’s “I’m all that”.

 

 

Gemstone Lavaliere Necklace in Solid Sterling Silver
Gemstone Lavaliere Necklace in Solid Sterling Silver

This stunning lavaliere necklace is crafted from solid sterling silver and features a mix of amethyst, citrine, garnet and iolite. Fit for a princess, it has enough color to go with pretty much outfit. Perfect for a low cut summer get up.

 

Vargas Sterling Silver and Gold Accent Vintage Panel Necklace
Vargas Sterling Silver and Gold Accent Vintage Panel Necklace

Ummm….gorgeous! That about describes this classic choker length necklace. It was expertly manufactured in the late 1940’s by the world-renowned Vargas jewelry company of Providence, Rhode Island. This sure-to-please solid sterling silver beauty features an elaborate rose pattern with light gold accents.

Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver & Coral Dainty Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver & Coral Dainty Cuff Bracelet

Want to express your tribal flare without wearing a massive cuff? Well here’s the answer – this dainty vintage cuff bracelet is set with a piece of red coral and is flexible enough to be molded around even the daintiest of wrists. It has all the charm of its bigger cousins without any of the carpal tunnel inducing weight. A great addition to your spring ensemble.

Vintage Sterling Silver Asian "Lantern" Earrings
Vintage Sterling Silver Asian “Lantern” Earrings

 

We’re not entirely sure what to make of these….but they’re super cool. They resemble tiny lanterns and have an Asian continent (or sub-continent) look to them that’s irresistible. Dress up your look with these ethno-chic beauties and be the “light” of the party.

 

 

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