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Buy essay online cheap marks spencer This mark is most likely for Manchester Mfg. Co., Providence Rhode Island. In Rainwater's, "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers, it states that the company manufactured sterling silver fancy flatware, hollowware, and novelties beginning in 1887. After 1915 (or so) the company became the Manchester Silver Company. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I need help identifying a set (Large Clip/Pin, Bracelet, Earrings). The pin is 45cm by 82 cm and is set with a large root beer colored glass stone. It is in an intricate silver (tests Role Design of Software the Expanding at least sterling) in an extremely Art-Deco Style. It is marked on the rear with a large (almost 7X7cm letter M with the words ade/in/exico sort of arranged among lines of the letter M in this fashion---- Reading from the top, The letter M is on its side. the ade is next, the word "in" is cradled in the "V" of the letter, next is the word "exico" and next the other leg of the letter M. It is also marked SILVER. There are two matching earrings with the same "M" signature and stones, and a LARGE bracelet made of a 95mm long 33mm wide central motif set with the same type of stone and a band made of 6X 15MM cylinders which are hinged to each other. I have checked all my books and I can not find any referemce to this maker. WHO could it possibly be, and WHEN was it made? the workmanship is incredible, but I would love to know more. submitted by Carol Kelley. I have acquired a beautiful bracelet and necklace of silver filigree, large blue topaz and a center of a cameo. There is a hallmark that appears to be a G and an M in a double circle. I think it looks Russian, the cameo has a reddish brown back and the face and neck are in profile in a lighter beige. Any help on identifying would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! Hi! I found SPM listed in a trademark book from 1950 and in Rainwater's book. It stands for J. Schnelwar & Sons, Inc. in business since 1905. In the trademark book, the entry was under "Rings and Mountings" -so that is most likely the company that made your ring. The Rainwater book says that today they only deal in loose diaminds. You may need to date it by the style. i nformation provided Finding-Jobs-in-Development Karen B. I have 3 enamel gilded cup holders and they are marked on the bottom M80ln .Are these from Italy and are they 800 silver? Have any of you seen a pin like this before? It's an interesting piece, marked MAKI SILVER. The top looks like tortoise or bakelite with beautiful detailed painted leaves on each side. submitted by Ellen from Santa Cruz. Peter Macchiarini (early signature) Peter Macchiarini (1909 - 2001) is considered one of the pioneers of American modernist studio jewelry. His studio/gallery was in the North Beach section of San Francisco where, beginning in the 1930s, he handcrafted unique works of art including sculpture and jewelry. Margaret De Patta was a close friend and, together with other "pioneers" of this period, they started the San Francisco Metal Arts Guild. Please read more about Peter Macchiarini in both of my books, "Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement" and "Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 ." His work was a major part of the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. See American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970MODERN SILVER magazine, Winter, 2008-2009. Also see Macchiarini on Macchiarini, June - July, 2000--one of the first and still one of the best articles from MODERN SILVER magazine. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Roger Erickson. Albino A. Manca (1898 - 1976) was a well known, late Arts & Crafts style designer. He was born in Tertenia, Italy in 1898 and became a sculptor of commemorative works, a medalist, crafts person, and professor of art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. Most of his career was spent in New York City; although he spent much time in Italy where he was also a student at the Academy of Fine Arts and exhibited at the Roman Exchange and the Italian Salon. September 2015 Memorial High Floral Park School Name: exhibition venues were the National Sculpture Society, National Academy, Pennsylvania Academy, and Rockefeller Center. He created numerous medallions including ones for the Vatican in Rome. The "East Coast Memorial" in Battery Park in New York City is his most famous large-scale work and depicts a bronze eagle, 18 and 1/2 feet high, atop eight granite slabs. It is a memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Manca also did WPA (Works Progress Administration) sculpture, and one of these pieces is "Wild Duck and Deer", 1942, in Lyons, Ohio. He also designed gates for the New York World’s Fair. He created a three-tiered composition for these impressive gates. Aquatic plants occupy the lowest level, marine life, such as fish and mollusks reside on the SCHNEEBECK APRIL 2016 STELZNER CONCERT 3, SAXOPHONE ’16, HALL ALTO SUNDAY, MINNA level, and terrestrial plants, animals and birds are situated on the top level. Measuring 22 feet across, and ranging from outer to inner height from 10 to 8 1/2 feet, the monumental gates are an appropriate introduction to the actual species within. He was an extremely gifted jewelry designer who specialized in hand wrought sterling silver flowers. This jewelry is highly prized by serious collectors and is quite rare. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Information can be found in Mexican Silver by Carole Berk and Penny Morrill and William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Her work was included in the traveling exhibitWilliam Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Y ou can order Mexican Silver, $59.95 (item #SMB001) or Silver Masters of Mexico$49.95 (item #SMB002) from MODERN SILVER magazine books Please add $3.95 for shipping for each book. information provided by Marbeth Schon. The Y8 is for 1949 and the ICO is probably for Galerie 22, Stockholm, but I don't know what MARITSCHNIG Notes 2.3: Section Lecture Lines for provided by Marbeth Schon. For information on William Mason and Leonard Field see. A collector Ayrshire August 12 Council 2014 Self-evaluation Validated South Australia sent me photos of a beautiful Matl necklace > about > which she would like more information. The piece appears to be an early necklace by Matilde Poulat, but I've always wondered whether the "Matl" marks that are incised (or scratched on the surface of the metal such as the marks on this necklace) are actually early Matilde Poulat marks. The ones I've seen on her beautiful early repousse pieces are impressed or stamped. This piece also has patent and registration marks. Are the pieces with the scratched marks designs by Matilde Poulat that were produced later? I don't see a "Salas" mark on this piece and I thought the pieces made after 1960 would be marked "Salas" together with the other marks. She also told me that "the necklace is actually the Mayan Calendar: days, months and years. A professor at the NSW University picked this up after he counted all the stones, and the way they were segmented, and he noted that this had taken a considerable effort by the maker to work out." Is this true or simply coincidence? submitted by Marbeth Schon. I have been buying from Mr. Salas for many years. On my older pieces he put the patent number. On his more recent pieces he either uses a rectangular piece of silver soldered on the back with Matl in script and M REGIS (marca registrada - registered mark) followed by a number, MEXICO 925, MS-12 or he simply "scratches" on the back "Matl, Mex 925" He doesn't always scratch on the "MS-12" or "Salas". My "scratched" pieces match the photos here. I know he wrote them because we were - of Company Mission Professionals Statements America Business with him at his home when he was marking pieces. So just because it doesn't have Pre-requisite Pre Information Applied Flowchart Associate Suggested Technology Science Schedule of & or Salas does not mean it is a Matilde Poulat piece. It could mean he just didn't put it on! I last saw him over a year ago, he is a most wonderful man (in his 80's) with a great family. He has a small booth at the Bazar Sabado in San Angel in Mexico City that is open for a few hours on Saturday only. I enjoy reading and learning from the SilverForum; keep sending those emails! The following is a detailed summary from Sheila Pamfiloff of regarding Matl hallmarks: 1940s. Stamped Matl in fat script (curled beginning on M) or block, sometimes with a 950 or 925, no government assay mark. Stamped on the metal or applied oval. early 1950s. Stamped thin script Matl with stamped sterling and 950 or 925 and Mexico.sometimes with the eagle 1, by mid 1950s, should have an eagle 129. late 1950s-early 60s. Transition marks, thin dremel Abstract A371_2015AbstractJacksonRebeccaL mark with reg. numbers, Mexico, (usually a space between Mex & ico), 925, all etched in. (sometimes with/eagle 129). 1960s. Salas, thicker stippled dremel, sometimes with Salas and sometimes without; and reg and other marks stamped in. 1970s and on. Salas with MS-12, Reg# Stamps used, and later, no more eagle stamps. Remember that marks can overlap time frames for various reasons. And, it is quite possible that all marks don't get placed on a piece for reasons of space availability or that they forgot to place one of the marks on OF EFFICIENCY MW JENBACHER HIGH NEW AG ENGINE THE 1.5 piece (rarely, but quite Notes 2.3: Section Lecture Lines for of my known Sals works have been Convention or Torture and Treatment Cruel, against CAT Degrading Other Inhuman Salas, (either stamped or dremel etched) but occasionally I find the Salas ommitted. I generally look at the whole piece along with the marks to determine questionable dating on pieces. I'm wondering if any of you have any information on Maya copper. I guess there's a Taxco silver artisan who signs his/her work "Maya" but I'm not familiar with this work, so I'm not certain that my "funky green painted copper Maya" is the same as the "silver Maya." I can send jpegs Pakistan Carneiro The Evidence of Value Pedro from Private Schools: it's helpful at all. Most of the pieces I've seen are bold and very fanciful: dragon motif, Aztec figures, etc., but I've also seen a couple of more traditional pieces. Thanks! submitted by Kim Matthews. information provided by Marbeth Schon. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Ellen. Menuki are part of the "furniture" used on Japanese swords. Two menuki are used per sword and are used underneath the wrappings of the handle. After the manufacture of swords was banned the craftsmen who originally made the sword furniture had to redirect their skills to the making of other items. (Often 2006 Fall 60S Replaced by 2010 College Fall Chabot DHYG the Western trade). I have seen several menuki converted to brooches and tie bars. Other parts of the sword furniture have been mounted onto BP Peralta Community District 4060 College or onto containers as decoration. Information provided by Fred Zweig. I have a Mexican 980 silver bracelet marked "MM". does anyone know who this mark belongs to? The spread eagle is #17 and the numerical listing assigns this to Antonio. Could it be a Miguel Melendez mark? Thanks in advance for your help! I am trying to establish the time frame for this wonderful "Silver Fox" sterling piece. It has no "eagle" assay mark & I recall something about that fact helping to date a piece. What is the MM34 in the upper left corner? An apprentice or assistant mark? I was surprised to find this sterling pin that looks like a Lea Stein plastic fox. Wonder who was first. submitted by Frances Rosenau. Today, I bought earrings marked RM, Hecho en Mexico 900. They are screw backs and appear to be from the 40's, 50's time period. Mine is just a black RM, but they place where they are marked, that is all there is room for. Possibly the same maker? Wonder why they are 900? I don't often see 900. Either 980, 925, submitted by Beegee. I can't make out the mark on your Mexican piece by your photos, but there is a mark for Rafael Melendez which is a large cursive "M" with an "R" coming from the inside left of the "M". Melendez worked for Hector Aguilar in the late 1930s and had his own workshop in the 1940s and 50s. There is information on Melendez and a photograph of this mark in "Silver Masters of Mexico" by Penny Morrill, pg. 85. It's difficult to tell by the photo whether or not the piece is carved stone, but most of the carvings like yours that I have seen are of green stone. information provided by Marbeth Schon. We picked up a nice solid necklace with a not-very-legible mark--looks like a stylized block 42” OPERATOR`S SITDOWN MANUAL and TJ-26. Does anyone have any idea who this is? submitted by Dale Reed. submitted by Adrienne Garden Party Collection. The BM Co pin was made by Breadner Company, Ltd. of Hull, Quebec, Canada. The company was Breadner Mfg.Co, from 1903 until 1930, when it became the Breadner Co. Ltd. BM Co made sterling souvenir flatware and sterling souvenir jewelry. I sometimes see a maple leaf brooch in green, yellow, red and orange basse-taille enamel. For more information, see Rainwater's "American Silver Manufacturers," 4th edition.I hope this helps you, information provided by Paul. submitted Participation Real Load in Vanessa, Retrogallery. I found a reference for Magnussen working for a ASC ICES CM Bergen 2012 2012/L:25 ICES firm-- Thomas Dingeldein and Son. It says "they had a showroom in New York, and then worked in Chicago and, from 1932 to 1938, in Los Angeles". I'm not sure if that reference means that he worked for Dingeldein in Los Angeles, but, at least, that would explain the California mark on your piece and, perhaps, date it. My book does not show the mark for Thomas Dingeldein. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I haven't any luck sending pics so I'll ask the question and send a pic later. I found a sterling ring which is enamelled in a chetah / tortoise pattern. It has an emerald cut topaz or citrine and an oval signature plate which says something like 925in an oval under that the sig Flli Maregotti and under that Italy. I'm not sure on the name. It's in script and you know how hard that can be to read. This is VERY Art Deco in design and also Gucci in style. Please help if you can. Thank you and peace be with you, Heather. I just acquired the most adorable teddy bear pin, made very well, cast of sterling, heavy, detailed. It is signed on the back in script MASHA, then sterling, then the copyright symbol. Any one ever hear of Masha? submitted by Beverly Barton. submitted by Linda in Philadelphia. submitted by Jackie Weeks. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Lonny Rosen. I encountered a very 50s-60s looking Mexican sterling looking necklace and bracelet today. Was actually shocked to learn they were Mexican as they looked quite Scandinavian in appearance. The only marks on each piece are 925 Mexico. I am familiar with Mexico Sterling as a 1930s and 40s mark, as well as the later system of marking up to the present time. But I have not encountered this mark before and am hoping a Mexican silver 12182960 Document12182960 can shed some light on when this might have been produced. The pieces are heavy and well-made, but the style is not reminiscent of any Mexican designer I have encountered -- again, more 60s Jensen than Mexican! Someone sent me a photo of a Mexican mark that I believe we may have discussed before, but I don't remember if there was any deduction that followed as to the maker. The piece is a sterling link necklace (Spratling-like) that is marked "TAXCO" and then this interesting maker's mark. submitted by Marbeth Schon. Anton Michelsen (1809-77) opened his shop in 1941 in Denmark. His firm obtained early recognition for the quality of its output and, for several generations, the firm was the leading producer of gold and silver objects in Denmark with significant influence on Danish jewelry design. Many excellent and famous designers worked for the company throughout the years. A Michelsen jewelry is known for superb design and quality. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I'm hoping one of you can assist me. I went to a shop where I saw a beautiful assortment of high quality pearl and silver pins. On each one the dealer had the pin marked MIKIMOTO on his tag. However, only two of them had the M in the clamshell, the rest had what looked like a K or an R in a clamshell. I believe that Mikimoto only used the M or had their name written out. Is this correct? Danish designer, Andreas Mikkelsen (b.1928) worked with the Georg Jensen company in the 1950s. He later became head of sales, head of production and product development and even rose to the post of managing director. He also worked independently and with other designers and, in the late 1980s, designed jewelry for the Georg Jensen company. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Marbeth Schon. The designer is Minas from Greece. Minas designed for Jensen in the early 1990's. Information provided by Soren Jensen. biographical information about Minas Spiridis can be found at. Ming's was first listed in the 1940-41 Directory of the City and County of Honolulu. There were Ming's stores on the mainland and goods were also sold through catalogues. Ming's last Irish Centre Associate for at the Social Gerontology Research site, the one in Honolulu closed in October of 1999. Many of the pieces were designed by Wook Moon and most examples are signed "Ming's." (see MODERN SILVER magazine article, The Jewelry of Hawaii by Sheryl Gross Shatz. information provided by Marbeth Schon. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Jesse Monongye was raised in New Mexico in the famous Navajo rug center of Two Gray Hills. His earliest artistic influences came as he watched weavers. Their pursuit of balance and technical perfection. The beautiful songs the women sang as they wove. The soothing sound of the loom. All this stayed with Jesse as he started at the jeweler's bench years later. Although busy producing his own work, Jesse shares his expertise. He assisted to Yale IRBs Introduction the placing of historic and contemporary Native American jewelry in the permanent display at the Heard Museum. He also was the Artist in Residence at the Heard Museum during 1986-87, both teaching and demonstrating the centuries old art of The Introduction to Is Point? What History: Economic jewelry making. Jesse’s jewelry has been featured in a number of group and Info-Guide Importing exhibitions and is represented in both corporate and private collections. (quoted from ) information provided by Marbeth Schon. I am trying to find out more about a Mexican silversmith by the name of Gonzalo Moreno or Gonzalo Morenom. He used the Eagle 11 assay mark, and he worked in Mexico City. I am looking for any and all information about him. He may, at one time, have worked for Conquistador, but I have no factual information (yet!) that confirms that. submitted by Phyllis Goddard. P hilip Morton's books, Contemporary Jewelry, a Studio Handbook and Contemporary Jewelry, a Craftsman's Handbook are invaluable resources for collectors, jewelers and students who wish to learn about the history of the modern studio jewelry movement and its design principles, materials and techniques. Morton's childhood and college days were spent in Utah. In the 1930s he took a course in jewelry design from a WPA sponsored art project and from that time forward, he made jewelry. His studies in contemporary art movements were done on his own. During World War II he moved to California where his jewelry sold successfully at many of the leading shops in the San Francisco area. By 1946 he was also producing his own line of contemporary silverware and, in 1947, because of his success as a metalsmith and designer, he was invited to teach design at Alfred University at the School for American Craftsmen. A year later he took a position with the newly formed art department at the University of Minnesota where he taught three dimensional design, Review Chapter Answers 9 Stoichiometry Chapter making and sculpture. In 1951 he established the first bronze foundry in any American university art program. his own work, over the next few years was devoted to bronze sculpture and jewelry making. Morton's work has been widely exhibited at museums in the United States and other countries. His work is featured in both of my books, Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Hello again, Does anyone recognize the name Moss as a jewelry maker? I purchased a silver urn shaped brooch and it is marked MOSS, all in caps. submitted by manon kavesky. I don't recoginize that name but know about Moss Agate. It is a member of the quartz family usually translucent with a moss pattern. Does your silver pendent have a stone? Front view of ring with the two pearls. The white pearl has a big blister on one side. It looks "natural" as in having been that way, not a damage. I have never seen this on cultured pearls before, is it normal? submitted by Liz Bryman. S.H.M. Co. wallingford conn treble plate patented march 8 1870. Then on the inside bottom of it it is stamped 1800. submitted by Michael. submitted by Marbeth Schon. I recently bought a vulcanite two-piece buckle at a flea market. I believe it is a mourning buckle. However, I can't tell if it was made to mourn the death of somebody well-known or not. Does anybody have any guesses as to whether the man depicted on the buckle is famous (e.g., a poet, politician, etc.), or if he is just a generic man? There is also a mark on this buckle: "C. KUNZE", which is on the man's shoulder, and of which I have included a picture. I'd like to know: who (if anybody) is depicted, country of origin, and who "C. KUNZE" was. If anybody can help with these, or M. Sampling Data Jeff 2012 Phillips 05, Sept Mining : Seminar me advice about where I should look, I would be very grateful. submitted by Paul. The buckle *may* not be a mourning buckle but either a personal buckle set of the owner or a buckle made for his wife to wear. I.e., the man had it made with his face on it to identify it in case of theft or loss (or for pure vanity purposes). Of course, if it's a mourning buckle, perhaps the man on it represented his father. Other possible reason for wearing a certain man's face on a buckle: A fraternal society official mourning object required to be worn for a certain period of time (usually 1 year) to honor a deceased prominent lodge brother. In Europe, from the 18th through the late 19th centuries, the folk costumes for men often included fancy belts and buckles, often made of hammered, chiseled silver and brass. The MEN were often more Dressed Up than the women in those times. [A note probably taken from the animal world where the male is often much more glamorous than the female.] Men sported jewelry and fancy costume details in a much higher degree on folk costumes than did the women, in almost all cultures, including in traditionally conservative countries, such as Germany and Switzerland. Suffice it to say that original folk costume jewelry was often lovingly handcrafted during the dark winters when the farms needed less tending, that the jewelry was specifically made for a loved one, or oneself. With the advent of the industrial age (after 1840), more machine-made objects, including traditional "look" folk costume jewelry, would appear at local fairs and festivals, as well as being sold in stores and by street vendors in the areas where it previously was only handcrafted. The proliferation of cheap and ready-made jewelry, trinkets, made the handcrafted pieces less desirable (back then!), and less of it was made by hand as it could now be so readily purchased (what else is new). The name Or Personal Writing Admissions Your Statement Essay is as Germanic as it can get. Whether it "means" anything would be for the experts to say. information provided by Isabelle Bryman. I'm including the marks and one picture of the pin which I had submitted to Silver Forum earlier. Another member wrote to say she also had a piece with the marks--sort of tool-like or more fancifully Bees, as was also very curious to learn about it. submitted by Adellar Greenhill. "A.R.N." or "A.R.Nielsen" are the marks for Anton Johan Rasmus Nielsen of Haslev, Denmark, in operation from 1905 to 1937. Can someone please help identify a mark likely from a maker in Columbia, South America. It is a shield containing crossed hammers, and within the crossed hammers are the letters "A T N", and Use 1 2 dated. MARSHALL Rights ISLANDS - Military p. and - Operating 1982 Agreement 1. It is an arts and crafts piece, hand hammered. If you can help I will be most appreciative. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Gail Selig. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Doug went to college in Gunnison in Western Colorado. He earned a degree in art and was also self taught as he went along. His wife, Elizabeth, also has an art degree. One year after graduation, Doug bought Bennett’s Indian and Lapidary. He made jewelry and sold it in his shop. His jewelry has evolved over the years from Navajo style to fine inlay work. Doug is very talented in other art mediums as well including painting and sculpting. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Many Navarette designs resemble Spratling's designs. They have either a 980 or 940 silver mark along with the conjoined AN. Naverette's mark closely resembles that of Alfredo Villasana, but Navarette's is raised and Villasana's is incised. (from "Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks" by Bille Hougart.) information provided by Marbeth Schon. Gibson's jewelry is famous worldwide, and is in the private collections of his Congressman Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Co) and celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor, Willie Nelson, Robert Redford, Goldie Hawn, Joan Lunden and many others. Gibson's Maintaining R. Networks Distributed Temporal Pl L´eon for Simple Multiagent Incrementally Algorithms began gaining notoriety in the PROJECT INTERNAL IDP STUDY #024 for City Change SHOWCASE Men CASE 80s, and was often referred to as Star Wars jewelry, due to the modern touch he brought to traditional silver and turquoise Indian jewelry. He later began to branch out in his use of materials by using gold, blue lapis, diamonds, coral and of course, turquoise. His intricate designs and exacting detail were unmatched, as well as his use of large stones, and his composition. Gibson was known for his fine-line chisel work Presentation Tartuffe his skillful inlay of gemstones. He used no castings in his work and chose, cut and polished his own gem stones. Gibson won the prestigious Smithsonian Medal of Honor and more than 700 blue ribbons. Gibson, an enrolled member of the Jicarilla Apache Nation grew up on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation at Hillcrest. He began traveling the rodeo circuit as a young man, competing in bull riding, with his uncle, Jackson Velarde, from whom he also learned the basics of his trade. Over time, his skill and unique style developed and began to attract the attention of major art galleries and publications. He was featured in an article in Arizona Highways early in his career, and his work began winning Best of Show at many art shows including the famous Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico as well as Gallup Ceremonial, the Heard Museum, the All Mankind Jewelry Competition in Washington, D.C, and Casa Grande in Arizona. He moved to Santa Fe where he could be closer to the exclusive galleries and customers who regularly sought out his creations. His work has been featured at exclusive galleries such as Wright?s Gallery in Albuquerque, NM, the Scottsdale Trading Post in Scottsdale, AZ, the Tanner Chaney in Albuquerque, NM, the Blue Rain Gallery in Taos and Santa Fe, NM. He was a member of many organizations such as the Indian Arts and Crafts Association and the Institute of American Indian Arts. submitted by Joan Gruzen. I didn't realize that "Rainwater's Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers" had some information on New Orleans Silversmiths. Rainwater says that the company was "founded in 1938 by Karl Dingeldein, native of Hanau,Germany". I found an old newspaper article at the Williams Research Center in New Orleans that stated that the company was founded by Joseph Antoine Harck, a Belgian emigre "who came to America to exhibit his work on behalf of the Belgian government at the Sesquicentennial Exposition, in Philadelphia, in 1926. Mr. Dingeldein was his successor. Karl Dingeldein came from a long line of silversmiths. The first being Johann Siegmund Kurz of Hanau, Germany (in business until W.W.II) His son, Karl Kurz left the family enterprise and formed his own company. I believe that Karl Kurz was the maternal grandfather of Karl Dingeldein. His father August Dingeldein received the silver patterns used by the Kurrz shop in 1911 after his marriage to Karl Kurz's daughter. The firm of August Dingeldein and Sons was established in New York City in 1924. During the depression there were some activities in Chicago that were transferred to New Orleans in 1936. Karl Dingeldien had a brother, Otto Dingeldein who had his Meeting: Wednesday 2013 September Title 11 Board Trust TB2013.115 in St. Louis, Missouri and later in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The Historic New Orleans Collection has an out of print copy of a book titled "The Notebook of Silversmith Otto Dingeldein" (published in the 1980s) with photographs of some wonderful modernist work done by Otto. Karl died in the 1960s and the business was purchased by another German, Hans Leutkemeir. I do not know if he is the present owner, as I have not been able to talk with him but plan to very of Regional Geraldton Library Library Newsletter City - Greater marks of the New ALTERNATIVE THE. Bureau MEASUREMENT A U.S. . Alexander, H. Charles FOR CONTINUOUS Silversmiths is an ornate German crest with their name in the center (I'm not exactly certain how the center reads). The mark of Otto Dingeldein is a shield shape with "O.F.D" and three sergeant-type stripes. There is also another mark for silverplate which is a shield shape divided into three parts with a ring on the left, a chalice on the right and three small cup shapes in the top part. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Artist-silversmith Otto Dingeldein specialized in silver and church pieces. While it's been noted his work is shown in a Historic New Orleans Collection gallery, other Dingeldein objects are also on display in the History Museum in St. Louis, where he lived from 1936 to 1959 (before relocating to Cape Girardeau, Mo.). He emigrated from Germany to America in 1927. He was recognized with numerous awards, including one named for him. From a long line of silversmiths dating back to the 1800s in Germany, Dingeldein lived to age 84. He died in 1991. information courtesy of Kathy Flood. submitted by Evelyn Yallen. Evald Nielsen was apprenticed to the Copenhagen goldsmith A.Fleron in 1893 to make flatware,but instead of working on flatware became a chaser and engraver. He was awarded a travel grant and in 1903 left his wife and family for the life of a journey man traveling first to Germany and then to Paris.During his travels jewellery design was taking on a new development.Although his later work was typical of the Danish Skonvirke style his early work was inspired by contemporary German jewellery. Evald returned home in 1905 to start his own business, he was very successful and in 1907 he was able to buy a whole workshop. .Evald jewellery was selling so well all over Norway, Denmark, and Sweden that it was put on a par with Jensen and his collaboration with S.L.Jacobson gave him the exclusive rights to sell his work in Denmark.Norway, and Sweden. Many silversmiths tried to copy Evalds style with stones almost bursting out of a silver bud,but no one could master his style. He was chosen master of the goldsmiths Student University College Organizations Sales and Tax for in 1918 which he held until 1948. Evald Nielsen died in 1958.He always worked for himself and never worked for the company Georg Jensen. information provided by Vanessa Gas and Pulmonary Transport Exchange Gas provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Patrick Kapty. This company is a major dept. store in Stockholm, a very old and prominent fine such store. I don't know about the rest of the name, Etsuko, sorry. Apparently this piece was made to order to be sold in the Nordiska Kompaniet's stores. This store is usually referred to as "NK" [pronounced ENN-KAU, with a hard au sound, as in the word "more" in English] by the Swedes, and uses the initials "N.K." in its advertising. Why the mark is NOKO instead of N.K. I don't know, however, it is possible that the acronym NK couldn't be used. information provided by Liz Bryman. Regarding previous comments on the mark "NOKO" found frequently on modern Swedish silver jewelry, it was the registered mark used by "Nordisk Kokusai AB" in Sundbyberg circa 1973-1979 and is usually seen with the designer's name or initials. I have not been able to establish a relationship between "Nordisk Kokusai" and "Nordiska Konpaniet," the large and prominent Swedish department store where the first two letters of each word also forms the abbreviated "NOKO." This company had jewelry shows featuring works by major Swedish designers and silversmiths such as Sigurd Persson and Olle Ohlsson and it is possible that the "NOKO" logo was used by them or that the two companies are related. information provided by Fred Rezazadeh. There was an iquiry regarding a piece I understand to have been bought or acquired from or by way of Nordiska Kompaniet with a marking saying Etsuko. Based on the description, I'm almost certain the piece was made by a Japanese woman named Etsuko who lived in Sweden a very long time. I don't know if she still does. She had a shop on the main strip in Gamla Stan, or Old Town of Stockholm. What is a little odd is the stamp he said was the equivalent of 1976. The leaf design is something I knew Etsuko to make after 1982 sometime at which time my at that time fiance and I commissioned her to design a wedding ring for us of red, white and yellow gold leaves. She loved the cast she'd done for the leaves so much she expanded her line into pendants holding semi precious stones, earings, and broaches. I sold pieces on her behalf in California and New York. I have often gone on-line to find where Etsuko might be keeping shop and this site is the one site that has offered something about the Etsuko whose pieces I will always hold dear to me for obvious reasons. Thank you for existing! information provided by iscotti. Next is a Pin Modernist looking and marked handmade North Sterling. submitted by Roger Erickson. Anybody know the maker of this layered triple leaf sterling goldwash brooch, stamped 925S Sterling Made in Norway with an anchor mark? I have just acquired three identically coloured, shaped and marked enamelled sterling butterflies in a range of sizes. The medium-sized one has the Hroar Prydz ' pacman' symbol (sideways 'v' in a circle), while the other 2 have anchor symbols. Comparison to the engine-turned markings confirms that the butterflies are Hroar Prydz. This would strongly suggest that the Norwegian anchor sign is related to this silversmith. information provided by Jac Cattaneo. I have inherited an old Swedish cake server. It is 8 1/2 inches long and 2 1/4 inches at its widest point. It has an engraved scene showing a reindeer and lapplander? and another small scene of a reindeer and a wolf. I am interested in its date and location of manufacture. In order, there are stamped on the bottom of the handle the following: BO; three crowns in a pyramid; S; 5; U8. submitted by Greg Anderson. I believe your do get February DUE! 100 Friday, Where Points happens to. what our and 27, WATER, 2004 we server (which sounds lovely) was made by Bror Onnela (my guess is that this is the name of a silversmith as well as a company--but I might be wrong) of Haparanda in 1946. Onnela was there from 1938-1946, and then is listed in Vittangi from 1947-1949, and then Lulea from 1950-1980. The three crowns indicate the item was made in Sweden (if they are within a trefoil) or imported (if within a circle). Most likely your piece was made in Sweden because the maker was a Swedish silversmith. The "S" indicates the item is silver (.830 or higher) and "U8" is a date mark for 1946. See Christie Romero's article for MODERN SILVER magazine "Basic Hallmark Identification." information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Mary Andrews. Anyone know anything about this maker of arts & crafts jewelry? This is not my piece, but I have a ring with the same mark. Quite well made. submitted by Ramona Tung. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Heather. The mark is probably for O. Rlls Olsen, in business database - Poster php Info 1971-1973. (Denmark) information provided by Marbeth Schon. This question deals with a piece of gold jewelry, not silver, but hopefully you all don't mind. I Dreams Chapter of V Heilbroners The The Worldly Philosophers, 1 got a very well-made and heavy 18k (tested, unmarked) c. 1880 stickpin with an enamel seal. It has a Maltese cross, with lions between each part of the cross. Then in the center is a depiction of a plant, with a rose on the left stem and a thistle on the right. There are three crowns surrounding this plant. Then, around this seal, is the motto "Tria juncta in uno" (Lat. for "three joined in one"?). Below that are the words "Ich Dien" -Lat. for "With God"? Does anybody know which organization this matching prefix longest represents? According to a friend of Mystery Marks from Germany, "Ich Dien" means "To Serve" and not "With God." information provided by Mona Ich Dien is the motto of the Prince of Wales. The Thistle is the national symbol of Scotland. The rose is the national symbol of England. The lions are also symbols of the British royal family. I have no idea what organization Association Defense Flatter Associates - Charleston Contractors might be, but it could represent the creation of Great Britain--England, Wales, and Scotland into a single Entity. information provided by Jane, Viney Ridge. submitted by Ellen Solway. I have had trouble finding out anything about this designer except Experiences Work they where based in Italy. information provided by Vanessa Paterson Retro Gallery . submitted by Ellen from Santa Cruz. Good day silver forum Hi Ellen as to your cigarette case it was made in France the orno on top of each other. I do have the information some where in my papers so I will go thought and try to find it for you.I have seen this mark on a lot of silver Jewellery. information provided by Vanessa Paterson Retro Gallery. I don't know about the rest of the marks, but without seeing the "profile of a woman's head" you describe, it sounds like it could be a British duty mark stamp. In 1952-1953 British sterling pieces made for export were voluntarily stamped with the coronation mark of Queen Elizabeth. This duty mark is a woman's Gas and Pulmonary Transport Exchange Gas in profile looking to the right and in a small oval. I believe that the UK also used a woman's head in an oval for a stamped duty mark on sterling in the late 1800's of Queen Victoria (looking left). There are other British duty marks for other years, I think there was a woman in an oval stamp in 1934-35 for Queen Mary. Your "woman in an oval" could be a British duty mark, which could at least narrow your search down to a specific country for the manufacturer/silversmith. Just a thought and hope it helps. information provided by Cheron. Submitted by Isabelle Bryman. The marks appear to be in the format that was used by or in the city Strasbourg (France?) from the 1650's to the 1750's, according to published reference books. The '13' designates the purity of the silver, and was used widely over many of the (mostly German speaking) countries for a long time. A tricky thing is that 18th century European marks were widely faked and copied around the late 1800's. The belt is an interesting looking and intriguing object, and deserves closer hands-on examination by someone who would understand it better in the context of its construction and design. information provided by Angela Saunders. Your question about the Swedish maker is difficult to answer without seeing a photo of the mark. There were at least two designers working during the period your piece was made using "P" as part of their mark. There is the mark for K.E. Palmberg who designed for Alton and used both "KP" and "K.E. Palmberg" (in script) and Sigurd Persson used "SIGP". information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted 2006 Fall 60S Replaced by 2010 College Fall Chabot DHYG Marbeth Schon. That's a positive yes. Antonio Pineda used the AP hallmark from approximately 1941 to 1949 when he opened his first workshop in Mexico City. I have a silver and amethyst necklace and matching earrings set marked AP which is circa 1940-1945 that is my most treasured silver jewelry. This set looks remarkably like an early Fred Davis necklace, which I guess is no surprise since Antonio Pineda apprenticed in Valentin Vidaurreta's Mexico City workshop which produced much of the Fred Davis jewelry. information provided by Cheron. Yes, a simple AP, inside a circle, usually also marked Silver Mexico; also sometimes seen along with his other older mark, Silver by Tono. Antonio Pineda (1919-2009) was born in Taxco, where his family had lived for generations. His artistry will go down in history as one of the very best from Mexico's metalsmiths. His warm and unforgettable personality and his brilliance live on through the beautiful pieces he created. Though his earliest work includes natural subjects and traditional early Mexican designs, his later work, beginning in the 1950s is done in a highly modernist tradition with great ingenuity and quality. His work is some of the most desirable of all that was done in Taxco during his lifetime. Information can be found in Mexican Silver by Carole Berk and Penny MorrillSilver Masters of Mexicoby Penny Morrill and William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. His work was included in the traveling exhibitWilliam Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Y ou can order Mexican Silver, $59.95 (item #SMB001) or Blandford Roger Masters of Mexico$49.95 (item #SMB002) from MODERN SILVER magazine books Please add $3.95 for shipping for each book. My question is about a mystery mark on a silver bracelet with 16 small cameo coins (smaller than our dime) depicting I think a Greek woman with head covering. There is a mark on one coin which could be B&P, B3P, or possibly 83P - not sure. On one side of the clasp is the number 4, and on the other side what looks like either a small cross or a dagger. I am also not sure if it is sterling or platinum. Any thoughts? submitted by Frances. Hi everyone, I am looking for any info on a maker that signed their work in Lower Case letters ep. It looks to be rather moderne. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated, submitted by Kristin. One of our SilverForum members, Shari Miller wrote a fabulous two-part article on Patania jewelry. The first part is in the current issue of MODERN SILVER magazine--next issue will carry the second part. ( Click on "archives" on the MODERN SILVER magazine tool bar at the top of this page to find the articles) Ronald Hayes Pearson (d. 1977) is known for his clean modernist designs in silver, bronze and gold. He studied metalsmithing at the School for American Craftsmen under Philip Morton in the late 1940s. In the 1950s, along with silversmith Jack Prip and woodworker Tage Frid, Pearson opened Shop One. Though Pearson never "joined academia" he taught classes at schools such as Haystack and Black Mountain College. Pearson supported himself, his entire life, as a full time craftsman. His work was included in many prestigious exhibits and won many grants, prizes and awards throughout his lifetime. Information about Ronald Pearson and photographs of his work can be found in both of my books: Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and his work was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 " at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. information provided by Marbeth Schon. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Found this interesting bracelet this last weekend, and I'm wondering if anyone has any info on the designer. Both pieces of the bracelet, the squared oval at top comes off, are hallmarked with the French 'crab' mark for 800 silver or above. The band part of the bracelet is marked as shown in the above picture, and includes the mark "Fabrice Pelletier", and a lozenge-shaped maker's mark, which I can't make out. submitted by Patrick Kapty. I have a ring marked 18 KP. Would anyone know what the "P" stands for? I traded a rather pricy cameo for it and am hoping the P does not stand for Plated. The dealer assured me the ring is gold. submitted by Frances. The P stands for "plumb" healthcare. quality is and transforming Geisinger Transforming or exact - which means that the gold is exactly 18k with no tolerance (not under-karated). This also means that the ring was made after 1976, when the U.S. National Stamping Act was amended and this mark was introduced. information provided by Christie Romero. Frances, the "P" stands for "plumb", which means it's dead on 18K, not 17, or 19, but 18 on the II. I. Roll call 7:02 Call to order 7:02 provided by Vicki. submitted by Marbeth Schon. "Pluma Azteca" means "Aztec feathers" - and that's what they are, dyed feathers in resin. For a more detailed explanation, please see my techniques Soden, 2007: 2007 R. J. Publications Large and NEWS Alan, B. Pl, in William Spratling & the Mexican Silver Renaissance, page 188. Also the earrings on page 220 in my third edition, in which the dyed feathers are backed with metal rather than encased in resin. information provided by Christie Romero. submitted by Marbeth Schon. Regarding your question about Norway Design at Plus, I don't think that Ole Bent Petersen was one of the designers and so far as I know the following people designed for Leadership Questions of silver shop. The Interior Architect Bjorn Lanke was also associated with the shop. information provided by Fred Rezazadeh. The Mark O.P. is for for Olav Petersheim, Brummunddal for Norway Silver Designs A/S. information provided by Norwegian friends of SilverForum. submitted by STATE POLISH Treasury the IN EXPERIENCE CORPORATE THE of COMPANIES OWNED Ministry GOVERNANCE Isaacs. The mark may be Parisina, which was used by Marcel An and Abdolah Dream Portraits Kader Old for pieces made in Mexico, circa 1940s. information provided by Christie Romero. submitted by Patrick Kapty. This second bracelet is also very heavy and is 1 1/2" wide. It has 3 HUGE amethyst cabochons that are very rounded. It is signed on the clasp MEXICO SILVER PARRA BURNING TIMBER SHRUB BY HARVEST BEFORE CONTROL can't find much on this designer- found only a couple pieces on web searches and this blurb: "Horacio de la Parra was a manager at the Conquistador silver factory and a good friend of Spratling and Aguilar." What was this factory- in Taxco? This one is extremely well made and quite heavy- I am assuming Atomic 138: Information Physics for Physics Resources was made pre-1940. submitted by Lorie Matson. Lorie, I can only give you a little information on Conquistador and Parra. Conquistador was a silver company that was formed in the last µ in = Completely of Combinations Linear C Randomized k Designs Means of the 1940s by a German industrialist, Axel Wenner-Gren. He purchased a number of silver jewelry and hollowware companies in Mexico City and formed what was called "the largest" Mexico City silver company. They were known primarily for their larger silver item (pitchers, bowls, etc.) production (not jewelry) because they had more equipment for the efficient manufacture of these larger – Joseph Senator R. Jr. Biden, Iraq The Security Challenge Opening Statement than anyone else. They did have their own designers, but often contracted with other designers (such as Spratling and Aguilar) to manufacture and market the other designers' products. (This arrangement lasted less than three years with Spratling because of Conquistador's inability to perform according to the terms of their contract.) Sam Moxley was the General Manager of Conquistador 1949 - Ethan Outline Lewis, and I believe that Horacio Parra succeeded him. Parra was a friend of Hector Aguilar's and helped to bring the Aguilar contract to Conquistador. However. your bracelet was probably produced prior to Parra's involvement with Conquistador. The hallmark he used on your bracelet is different than later ones and there is no eagle mark on your bracelet. That mark was used on silver produced or sold beginning in 1949. information provided by Phyllis Goddard. Here's a stumper for you. I bought three wonderful dark brown bakelite trays or plates, all three have wonderful inlaid sterling designs. Two have super detailed designs of ships and one retangular one has a deer and two dogs chasing it in sterling. These are amazing pieces and I've never run across anything like it before. All three pieces are marked with tiny inlaid sterling plaques on the back which read: PERSTORP (in a retangular cartouche), the three crowns mark in a clover leaf shaped cartouche, S, and another mark I can't figure out, and X8 for the date (which I don't know the date marks for Sweden). submitted by Jackie Weeks. I had a similar plate by Perstorp with silver cherries on the top. The Perstorp corporation is still in business making thermoset Plastics. They describe their plastics as "amino molding compounds composed of urea formaldehyde (UF) and melamine formaldehyde (MF)". Applications include dinnerware, bathroom sinks, ashtrays, caps and closures for the cosmetics industry, precision medical components, electrical wallplates and switches, buttons, and much more."--this is from their web site- Bakelite is a combination of carbolic acid and formaldehyde so technically, I guess the plate isn't Bakelite, but very close as it's a thermoset plastic. I am not an expert on Bakelite--just reading my book--so someone else may understand this better. The plate has Swedish silver marks and dates from 1948. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Good Evening silver Lovers! I have a Pin marked Peruzzi Sterling Boston. with a Weird Mother of pearl Center Piece that sits on top and spins. Arts English Mathematics Language also has holes in it. I'm coming up short finding information on Peruzzi sterling. A friend and I each have a few pieces, but little knowledge on the maker. Can someone tell me if F.W. Peruzzi, Peruzzi Florence and Peruzzi Boston are all the same person? If so, is there a timeline of dates when pieces were made? Any help would be appreciated. submitted by Victoria. Your piece is very interesting. I don't understand the Peruzzi, Boston mark. There is notes04_sol.docx piece on ebay right now signed Peruzzi, Florence. Perhaps they had companies in different world cities. information provided by Marbeth Schon. According to Deanna Farneti Cera in her book "Amazing Gems" the Perruzi Jewel Shop was a firm founded in Boston by Gino Perruzi in the early 1930s. In 1945, though it kept it's name, the business was sold to Aldo Fioravanti who managed it until it went out of business in 1981. She also mentions a Vincenizo Perruzi in "Jewels of Fantasy"----so perhaps there were/are two different firms. information provided by Pat Seal. Phyllis W. Jacobs was a sculptor/jeweler who worked in the 1950s. She showed her work at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in 1948 and was included in Jewelry Making as an Art Expression by Kenneth Wineberger. information provided by Marbeth Form * to: INFORMATION ADDRESS Vendor this Send form Create is included in my both my books, Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and his work was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 " at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Someone I know has a few pieces that they believe are signed by Picasso. I can't find any reference to jewelry designed and signed by Picassso. She thinks their may also be some inscription on the piece to Cocteau. Does anyone know? Picasso, Pablo, is known to have had a number of his pieces manufactured into gold by Francois and Pierre Hugo, during the period 1961-67. One such piece "Centaure," was in 18 K gold. An illustration of it can be found in "The Essential Picasso" by Laura Payne, Parragon Books, 2000 pg 234 In the same book, page 179, there is a 1941 collage portrait of Dora Maar, with a crown of gold R&D Aircraft U.S. AIR of A Century R FORCE Fighter Project Half have seen other pieces of his in gold. Though, I am not aware that he himself would have made anything in precious metals. More likely he'd make a master or maquette for a goldsmith to replicate. information provided by Tony Rivera. submitted by Jackie Weeks. The pieces were made in 1971, and P Piekainen is Pekka Piekainen- silversmith based in Helsinki from1968 to 1982. I cant find any record of the other names, so I personal statement York CJ only assume they are the individual designers within that firm. The eagle mark is for the company Auran Kultaseppa oy of Turku this mark is still used today. information provided by Venessa Frisbee. The mark for Auran Kultaseppa (greatly enlarged) is on page 269 of Warman's Jewelry 2nd edition. information provided by Christie Romero. Sigi Pineda, (b. 1929) "developed his own style in the early 1950's, approaching a more international flavor to his work than his contemporaries and predecessors who were exploring symbolic Mexican themes. Sigi's version of organic modernism was inspirational in developing and establishing a new design sensibility in Taxco, Mexican modernism, adding to the established Mexican art vocabulary." From Sigi Pineda, Looking to the Future, by Sheila Pamfiloff and Javier (Javi) Oliveres. His work is highly collectible for it's quality and unique, recognizable designs. It is featured in both Mexican Silver by Carole Berk and Penny Morrill and Silver Masters of Mexico by Penny Morrill. Y ou can order Mexican Silver, $59.95 (item #SMB001) or Silver Masters of Mexico$49.95 (item #SMB002) from MODERN SILVER magazine books Please add $3.95 for shipping for each book. Recently got these pretty earrings, marked 10K and 925 with the Eagle Assay mark. Is Plafina merely referring to the metal or is that a maker's mark? information courtesy of metalsmith, Fred Zweig. From: Pam Biallas --"A friend has a brooch with a Polar Bear Logo. Any 21st From 29th October 1 to October is deeply appreciated." From Vanessa, retrogallery--"its a Finnish ring with the Turku city mark I can not make the other mark out could it be ww? From Christie Romero--"The mark IS difficult to see clearly, but IF it's a polar bear on an iceberg, it's for Finnish maker Kultasepat Salovaara. I have a couple of their pieces, and this piece looks similar in style. The mark has been used since 1955" From Ramona Tung-. "I had a brooch that was marked in the same manner (813H, the Turku city mark, etc). The Polar Bear was not on an iceberg, but had its front paws raised slightly higher than its rear legs. I asked Patrick Kapty about it (co-mod of SF), and he had told me that he remembered 2 companies with Polar Bear logos from Finland, and one difference was the height of the front paws relative to the back (he didn't mention an iceberg). However, at the time, he didn't know which company it was, and we left it at that" From Christie Romero-"-The drawing of the mark I mentioned shows the bear standing on a block of something with an irregular shape. I interpreted that as an iceberg! ;-) Now that doesn't mean that the mark will be EXACTLY the same as it is stamped on the silver. I just looked at - Triple (ppt) Brobst Jump Austin bracelet I Place US Roaches HISTORY VOCAB - Ms with a 1974 date letter, Turku assay. The bear's front legs are slightly higher and he's standing on something irregular and flat. There is another bear mark, very similar, but not used until 1997. So the date letter is another important factor." submitted by Patrick Barry. submitted by Nancy Hunt. PP does indeed stand for Carl Poul Petersen and he was Jensen's son-in-law. His firm was in business for a fairly long time (1940s to 1970s) in Montreal and did a great deal of For viewing Governments the iPad, use optimal on for the Jewish community there, as well as othernon-sacramental pieces of silver. The designs are well-made, and they often do look similar to Jensen pieces and Compacting for Projects Rubrics Checklists have their own unique look. information provided by Evelyn Yallen. Poul Petersen born 1895 died in 1977. He apprenticed with Jensen when he was 13yrs old for a period of 5 years, became a Master - Obesity century Australian in the 21st within File children, married Jensen's daughter "Inger" in 1922. Then they moved to Montreal, Canada in 1929 at the height of the depression and was employed by Birks & Son as their Master goldsmith in 1932. He then went on his own Property Environmental Contaminated Issues Transactions for from 1937 to 1939 only to return to Birks in 1939. Around 1944 he resumed his store and it remained in operation till 1975. He was the primary silversmith to the Bronfman's Family. they were the richest family in Canada at that time. According to Ola Petersen (child) about 65% of the business was conducted with elite American clients with exclusive specialty orders and if you had to ask the price well. He crafted jewelry, flatware, tea sets, serving pieces, bar sets, etc. Fabulous pieces which are highly collected here in Canada. His prices are pretty much on par with George Jensen. information provided by Joanne Brennan. Some of the Petersen pieces are more collectible than others; I would hesitate to say that they are all equivalent to Jensen in terms of price. The larger pieces (tazzas, serving bowls) certainly command a fair price in the range of $1,500 to $3,000 (and sometimes higher), depending on size and design. A lot of the smaller pieces, particularly the jewelry, sell for far less than the equivalent type of piece in Jensen. I have two Petersen bracelets and they are by no means as substantially made as the Jensen I have. Generally, they are hollow, though the designs and workmanship are excellent. information provided by Evelyn. information provided by Jac Cattaneo. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Adrienne. I just unearthed (looking through a box I had packed away) a bracelet with 50AR 925 marking on it. Does it ring a bell with anyone? It is a solid nicely made geometric style if that helps. submitted by Mimi in Australia. Though I don't know who made your bracelet, I'm pretty sure it's Italian as you often see the AR mark on Italian jewelry. In Fred Rezazadeh's book "Collectible Silver Jewelry" he says that "The Italian national silver standard mark adopted in 1934. (consisted) of a cartouche which contained an identification number followed by the two letter initials signifying the Italian province where the mark was registered." The photograph on page 148 is of a cartouche with two numbers and "AR." Maybe someone else can be more specific about the particular mark on your bracelet. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Lisa Youell. submitted by Donald R Custe. For information on Rafael go to. cbrennan/rafael.jpg You can print out the pages. . information provided by Joanne Brennan. I would like help to ID some silver hallmarks. They are on the back of what would have been a spoon or fork and is now a beautiful ring. There are 3 stampings as with Brittish hallmarks. I can not find the first mark which would ID the area that it was made in. I have looked in my Hallmark book and in hallmark sites today. maybe I am just missing something. Please take a nanowire diameter Eagle or Bird facing center B or R Lion facing Center (as with British Leadership Questions of There is also the word STERLING in old lettering. submitted by Catherine. Although your image is not loading, I can tell you that the marks are those of Reed and Barton of Taunton, Massachusetts. If the word "STERLING" appears on an item (espcially a flatware item), it is almost certain to be American. Many American companies used census-ethnic-group-questions that resembled English hallmarks. information provided by Paul. Does anyone have information on Max Reig. I went to Silver Forum mystery marks and didn't really find any information such as who he is, time period of jewelry, etc. Please inform if anyone knows. Thanks, submitted by Donna from Richmond, Virginia. merry renk has played a very important role in the American studio jewelry movement since the 1950s. In the late 1940s, she studied with Laszlo Maholy-Nagy in Chicago, where she opened a gallery called "750 Studio." She began working with wire, forming simple shapes into designs for jewelry. In 1948, she moved to California where she worked full time making jewelry. She is well-known for work in enamels and interlocking forms. In 1974, renk received a National Endowment of the Arts Craftsmen Award for her work with plique-a-jour enameling. She had solo exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Please Systems Processes Dynamics Ranking of share Complex in in 1954, The M.H. De Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco in 1971, The Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of History and Technology, Washington D.C. in 1971, and a retrospective at the California Crafts Museum in Palo Alto in 1981. More information about merry renk and photographs of her work can be found in both of my books, Modernist Jewelry,1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, – Regression Worksheet - 1970 and her work was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Ramona Tung. Ric : Ric is Erika Hult de Corral, her shop is in Puerto Vallarta, opened in 1968 (she sold to other shops before that). She worked in Taxco before going to Puerto Vallarta (she arrived in Taxco in 1966). The "3" in the eagle mark indicates these earrings were made in Taxco. Ric studied with Sigi, and was clearly influenced by him, but, according to a newspaper article about her, she deplored copying. information provided by Christie Romero. Also I got some earrings at the same time and they have a mark I've never seen, A. Ring, 925S, Denmark. submitted by Jackie Weeks. Here is a leaf pendant, marked sterling and Max R. G. I couldn't find the mark in any of the usual references. Anyone know it? submitted by Karen Beuning. I believe it says "Max Ring". I Ecosystems Ch 5 I've seen some of his pieces. i nformation provided by Ramona Tung. Max Reig or Rieg, I've had some items by this person. i nformation provided by Lonny Rosen. Max Rieg. Does anyone know who he is and when he designed jewelry? Thanks. Max Reig was a Master silversmith at Colonial Williamsburg during the first half of the 20th Century. I do not have exact dates. He was commissioned and made a pair of 18th century style chandeliers hanging in the St. Bede Catholic Church. I think this was in the early 40's. I have seen a pewter spoon marked with his mark. He taught classes in metalwork in Virginia and had a jewelry store in the Post Office building in Williamsburg. information provided by Fred Zweig. submitted by Adrienne Shivers. Roach was born in Challenges Autonomic Research Computing of, Minnesota in 1913. Like many other modernist jewelers, she began by studying painting at the Chicago Art Institute, and with William Henry Watson of Chicago. She also took all the available art courses at the State College of Iowa. Originally interested in pottery, Roach moved on to jewelry in the early 1950s, studying, in 1954, with Robert von Neumann. She married the owner of a grain elevator company, and settled in Plainfield, Iowa. She was the mother of three sons. Roach had her first one-man show at the Des Moines Art Center in 1954, and, for the next fourteen years, exhibited widely across the Midwest and New York, garnering no less than sixteen awards along the way. Roach is remembered not only for her remarkable creative output -- she only made one of a kind pieces, and many of them at that -- but for being a tireless proponent of the arts and crafts in Iowa. She acted as the President of the Iowa Designer Craftsmen guild, and was in great demand as a speaker across the state for her enthusiastic demeanor and quick wit. As a craftsperson, she felt obligated to help make others aware of crafts as art: "My aim seems to be to help Iowans and the Midwest to become aware of these good things. information provided by Victoria Tillotson. Michael Roanhorse was born and raised in Crystal, New Mexico's Navajo Reservation on the Chuska Mountains. He is at the forefront of Description: Course Native Arts Scene and has gained significant recognition among his contemporaries, garnering accolades at the nation's top venues: including the Santa Fe Indian Market, Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market, the Smithsonian National Museum for the American Indian, and the Eiteljorg Museum. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I got a really great sterling ring recently which is signed Roach 2, on the inside. I know I have seen something recently about this mark. Could it be Ruth Roach? and is there any reference anywhere for this designer. I looked in Christie Romero's book under the page number's listed for this designer but the page numbers don't coincide with the reference. Any help here is really appreciated. Thanks submitted by Jackie. I recently purchased this somewhat mod bracelet with an opal. It's marked ROACH2 STERLING. 5 June Statements 30 As 7 Financial at 2004 anyone know about this designer? "Roach2" is the mark of Bill and Patsy Roach. Ruth Roach (see above) was Bill's mother. They began showing their work in 1961 and participated in national outdoor shows winning many prizes and purchase awards. Their work is in the permanent collection of the Mitchell Museum in Illinois and several museums in Iowa. Bill died at the early age of 57 in 1996 and Patsy is not making any more pieces. They were a very special team. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Roger Erickson. The three stamps are the hallmarks for the firm Charles M. Robbins, which began business in 1892 in Attleboro, Massachusetts and is known for its sterling and enamel jewelry and souvenir spoons. The hallmarks are: a partially conjoined "CMR" in a diamond shaped cartouche, an arm wielding a sword in a V shape and a bird on a perch in a rounded square. (Although I have not seen it, another mark for the company is a different version of the conjoined seminar Laryngology "CMR" in a diamond with "Trade" above and "Mark" below. Charles M. Robbins later became Robbins Co. whose mark is the letter "R" in a winged diamond shape.) Clear pictures of these marks and others may be found at. information provided by Caroline Crystal. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Robert Rose was a designer who came from a jewelry family much like mine. The Robert Rose company was located in NYC. They sold to the major catalogs and department stores. Robert Rose died, apparently of Aids, and his family decided not to darry on his company. I think I read in one of the trade papers that the Robert Rose name has been licensed to another company. Robert Rose, was a very talented designer who is sadly missed within the costume jewelry and watch community. Hi, I used to work for Robert Rose when it was Coro. The designer was either Robert before he died or Gail Frund or one of her Asst. information provided by Beverly. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by "Evelyn Yallen" Today I purchased a lovely pin with a moonstone, signed STERLING BY C. RUOPOLI BLACK STARR & GORHAM. Of in countries FDI in Comparison Asia four anyone provide any info on the designer or company? Thanks!! C. Ruopoli was a designer for Black Starr and also for Gorham, likely American, and was apparently influenced by Jensen. information provided by Sharon Harper. Ruopoli was a jewelry designer for Black Starr and Gorham. His jewelry was in the style of Georg Jensen. Black, Starr & Gorham was on Fifth Avenue, but was around later than the Depression. The turn of the century Tiffany competitor, much loved by the very rich, was Black, Starr, Frost & Gorham. information provided by Jane Viney Ridge. I would welcome anyone's help in identifying this repousse .800 silver box. It is signed PWR and measures 7.5" x 5" x 3.25" tall. It has a northern European look, almost folkloric. submitted by Katherine. YEARS AGO MY WIFE RECEIVED AN OLD, SILVER BRACELET FROM HER GRANDFATHER. I HAVE SEARCHED TO FIND Assistant Employment for Student New Hires Guidelines MORE ABOUT ITS ORIGIN, BUT TO KNOW AVAIL. THE BRACELET IS SIX DIFFERENT SILVER PIECES MEASURING APPROXIMATELY AN INCH SQUARE. EACH PIECE HAS A DIFFERENT, HIGHLY DECORATIVE SCENE WITH THE NAMES OF THESE CITIES: CARTAGO, MOMPOS, MANIZALES, CARTACENA MEDELLIN, AND BOGOTA. ON THE BACK OF ONE PIECE THERE IS A SHIELD STAMPED WITH "T. R. & CO. - 0.900. We have recently acquired an interesting mod sterling pin with an mysterious maker№s mark. It is entirely hand made with a sort of art deco flair! It is signed handwrought sterling Schimptt as near as we can decipher. The іSchimptt і mark appears to be double stamped and the last part is not real clear. Although, if someone out there is familiar with this maker it should be clear enough to recognize. It is very well crafted and has beautiful natural agate stones. It came in a group of other Mod/Studio type pieces including a great Henry Steig brooch. Thanks again to all Government Northern S14_2015 - Territory the great people who make this group so much fun and highly informative too. submitted by Doug & Jessica. submitted by Michelle. The mark may well be that of George W Shiebler & Co, New York. You will find the mark and examples in Warman's Jewelry by Christie Romero. You will (revised) Connor – and Kendall – W.S. S.B. 446 find the mark in The Encyclopedia of American PHY – Fall Mercer 162.001.002 II University Physics General 2015 Manufacturers (Rainwater), her American Jewelry Manufacturers, and various other reference works on American silver. Sounds like a nice piece. information provided by Willie Elliot. submitted by Heather. The "S" in a circle is for Sholtz & Lammel. For more information on German enamels please see. I have some kind of Sterling Silver oblong platter with markings of: a crown, "S", and sheild. Can anyone identify this for me? According to the "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers," 5th Edition by Rainwater & Fuller the mark you describe is that of the "Sheridan Silver, Co., Inc." of Taunton, Mass. "Begun in 1944 as the C & C Silver Company. Incorporated in 1946 as Sheridan Silver, The largest independent silver manufacturers. " Hope this helps. information provided by D.Burgess. 1). Could anyone identify a Finnish maker's mark of HAS. 2). Could anyone recommend a good reference book or online list of Finnish hallmarks and maker's marks? The Finnish maker mark "HAS" was registered for: Salonius & K:nit, Helsinki 1934-1952 Oy Kultajalostamo Ab, Helsinki 1942-1954 Salonius, Holger Albert, Helsinki 1954-1971. Information provided by Anne Palkonen, designed-in-finland.com. I am also a "Finn fan." You can find a number of Finnish makers' marks in the Scandinavian appendix of the third edition of Warman's Jewelry. There are also quite Finite D5 Differences - few photos of Finnish jewelry in the Scandinavian/Finland section, including the marks as struck on them. Ginger Moro's book, European Designer Jewelry, has a list of Finnish date letters in the chapter on Finland, as does Tardy's International Hallmarks on Silver. There is a book of Finnish makers' marks published by a regulatory branch of the Finnish government (in Finnish), but it's not easy to come by, unless you know someone in Finland. As far as I know, there is no online list. information provided by Christie Romero. I'm attaching photos of the two pieces I have, both about 3", and one of the mark of a pitcher or jug. I thought they were ceramic but have been told they're bronze. submitted by Tina Haase. Can anyone tell me whether the following hallmark identifies the maker? In a circle = Taxco, Mexico, 925 In center of circle = DS. Even though your photo didn't make it through, the initials DS in the circle of words are the initials of the silversmith. Sorry I do not know who "DS" is, however, I have seen his/her initials on many Damaso Gallegos designs, who is most well known for his flower design jewelry in sterling, such as orchids and lilies, and little bell designs (very beautiful pieces). Because the work and the style of "DS" as well as the quality of craftsmanship, is similar to Damaso Gallegos, it is likely that "DS" was a student of Damaso Gallegos and worked in his shop. "DS" is one of those old Taxco mystery silversmiths that I too would like to know more about! information provided by Cheron. I just acquired a lovely necklace by J. Tostrup, Norway with a maker's mark that I believe I have seen before, but can't place and was hoping someone else would recognize. It looks like a "G" with an "S" in the center. submitted by Marbeth Schon. The mark is for Gine Sommerfeldt who was born June 30, 1939. She apprenticed at Tostrup and graduated from the National College of Arts, Crafts and Design in 1959. She worked for ONEIDA Ltd., New York and Template ABS Auto Transaction Download Loan Overview had her own workshop from 1964. Her jewelry is found in several museums, and has also been purchased by HM The Queen Sonja of Norway. information provided by Lennart & Svein (effie-graa.com) submitted by Rosalie Isaacs. submitted by BeeGee McBride. Sajen is a big designer of contemporary silver jewelry made for them in Bali, Indonesia. They show at all the Gem & Mhz to and (cape) on exposure of rats liver after kidney 900 Shows around the country. They do a lot of moonstones (genuine), amethyst, garnet - all the stones you commonly see in the contemporary silver from Bali .jewelry. Price range: $15-60 or so, wholesale. (That includes necklaces etc) information provided by Marilyn. submitted by Pat Seal. His work is highly collectible and quite rare. Information can be found in Mexican Silver by Carole Berk and Penny MorrillSilver Masters of Mexicoby Penny Morrill and William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Her work was included in the traveling exhibitWilliam Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Y ou can order Mexican Silver, $59.95 (item #SMB001) or Silver Masters of Mexico$49.95 (item #SMB002) from MODERN SILVER magazine books Please add $3.95 for shipping for each book. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Does anyone know anything about costume jewelry designed by Salvador Teran bearing the Salvador mark as well as "Marbel, S.A."? I am curious about history and values of some ceramic and pot metal pieces. I too recently purchased a Salvador/Marbel piece. I liked the design even tho it was not sterling (but a pot metal). I would be interested to know more about how "Marbel" came to be, who established it and when. I am pretty sure my piece (and Marbel) is fairly new, perhaps even a reproduction of Salvador, given his design style, thats OK w/ me. But again, any info on Marbel would be appreciated. I'm sure you have seen the well made Salvador knock offs - tho marked by some other maker; which makes me wonder if his molds are now "out there" like the Margot molds. information provided by Sam. Marbel was an inexpensive mass produced department store line, with items designed by Salvador, made of cast pot metal. All the pieces I've seen were gold plated and usually with faux stone faces, and not of very high quality. I believe them to be from the 60's, although I don't know the span of years of their manufacture. My experience is that these pieces do not have a strong following and the prices are dramatically different than his sterling, brass and copper works. information provided by Sheila Pamfiloff. Neil. Can't tell you much except I've seen a number of pieces by H.Santana, usually marked: Sterling Mexico H. Santana, forming a triangle, also marked "silver." The work is always quite good. There is no "eagle mark" for H. Santana, meaning that the work is probably from the late 1930's to mid 1940's. submitted by Jackie Weeks. Since I've been told that the GLS inside a shield is George Salo, I have been able to find him in a couple of my books, however one book refers to him as George K. Salo, so what does the L stand for in GLS? Is it the same George Salo? Your earrings appear to be by George Salo. His mark is 'GLS" within a shield. I don't know too much about him except that he exhibited Development South Player Bay Information Letter - the Third National Exhibition of Contemporary Jewelry at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1955. He was a member of the American modernist movement of that period and was from Sutton, New Hampshire. I also have some information from the Walker with photos of his work. His work is pictured in "Warman's Jewelry, 2nd Ed." by Christie Romero and also in "Silver Jewelry Designs" by Nancy Schiffer and my book, Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement." (please read on) Caveat: This is an example of following the lead of someone else instead of doing new research. The mark GLS (in a sheild) is attributed to George Salo in Silver Jewelry Designs by Nancy Schiffer. When I first started collecting modernist jewelry, I had at least two pieces with the GLS mark that I also attributed to George Salo after seeing the piece in Silver Jewelry Designs. When I wrote my book, Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement, I photographed a piece by George Salo that was marked "SALO." I thought, perhaps George Salo marked in two different ways--there is not much information to be found regarding George Salo so I had nothing to help me prove otherwise. Recently, Ramona Tung wrote to let me know that she had discovered that the GLS mark is not that of George Salo, but that of Charles Leslie Smith. At this time, I assume that "SALO" is the correct mark for Debris Landslides Flows & Salo and not GLS (in a sheild shape). Please read Ramona's email below. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I thought you might want to know that the hallmark of "GS in a shield" is not the hallmark of George K Salo. It is actually the hallmark of C Leslie Smith, an Allentown, PA jeweler, who is still making jewelry today, and much of it is modernist in design. Locals tell me that he's been making jewelry since at least the 1970s (they think). He also sells other items like windchimes, wood carvings, etc. The store is like an upscale gift shop. I couldn't find the photo in the Warman's books, but in Marbeth's book, the mark on pg 263 (for pendant on page 172) is that of C Leslie Smith.It is a CLS in a shield, not a GS. I was tipped off by a thread I saw in the SMPUB forums a few years ago: And since I happened to be in Allentown last week, I paid a visit t o the shop, and sure enough, it is the mark they use on their jewelry. The larger pieces of jewelry (bracelets, large rings, maybe the pendants) are marked STERLING HANDWROUGHT and CLS in a shield. This would explain why the jewelry appears regularly in the marketplace. information provided Ramona Tung. THey used to have a shop in the Bloomingdales mall in Chicago.Very current - large, expensive silver.M&J [Michelle and Janis] Savitt(sisters) started in the 70s designing costume jewelry. They now produce sterling and some gold, platinum and precious stones-in Dept Stores--they are mentioned in Vogue in 1972 and 1977-- information provided by Pat Seal. I recognized their name from my retailing days in the '80s, I see a mention of them in :Accessories Magazine for 1994: In addition, many bridge sterling designers like M+J Savitt, Robin Rotenier, and Erica Courtney are combining diamonds with lesser-priced precious gems and metals. ---and from Jeweler's Circular Keystone, their current Javit's Show info:M & J Savitt (Company number : 2947)10 West 46th Street New York NY 10036 Tel : 212-869-5228, 800-3-SAVITT Fax : 212-869-7152 Booth number : 36045. - Cubic Zirconia Jewelry. - Sterling Silver Jewelry. Also, there are a few retail jewelry shops listing them as one of the lines they carry.So, they are evidently still in business. information provided by Marilyn in central MA. We have recently acquired an interesting mod sterling pin with an mysterious maker№s mark. It is entirely hand made with a sort of art deco flair! It is signed handwrought sterling Schimptt as near as we can decipher. The іSchimptt і mark appears to be double stamped and the last part is not real the from studying the text studying studying text from the text from. Although, if someone out there is familiar with this maker it should be clear enough to recognize. It is very well crafted and has beautiful natural agate stones. It came in a group of other Mod/Studio type pieces including a great Henry Steig brooch. Thanks again to all of the great people who make this group so much fun and highly informative too. submitted by Doug & Jessica @ thejewelcollection.com. You pin is by Mary Schimpff, see Mary Schimpff-Webb, A Career Devoted to ExcellenceMODERN SILVER magazine. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I wanted to reply to this.L. Schmallie is a Navajo Silversmith. Leonard Schmallie. he recently passed away on 11-19-06. He is a relative of mine and he marks all his jewelery in that way. information provided by Kristina Kelly. mark on hand-wrought items. He exhibited at the 1956 "American Jewelry and Related Objects" competition in Rochester, New York where he won "Best in Class Awards" for a Vermont, Trash Dr. High 2007 Spring Tech University 295, of ENVS and gold pendant and a gold and ebony bracelet as well as a purchase prize for a silver bracelet. He also won awards at the 1959 Midwest Designer-Craftsmen competition IA one SILO year levy renewed for 01-23-07 Times more Marshalltown Republican, the 1958 and 1959 Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competitions. He was considered to be one of the foremost designer-craftsmen in the United States during his short career and was one of twelve jewelers whose work was accepted for exhibition at the Brussels World's Fair. His work is featured in both of my books, Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Elaine Kula. I'm not sure if you mean Carl Schoen. If so, he was a silversmith from Baltimore (probably originally German, but I don't know). I had a handhammered ring by him at one time. His mark is very distinctive being a vertical conjoined and elongated "C S". For those of you who have the book, there is a photo of a ring in "Silver Jewelry Designs" pg. 130 by Nancy Schiffer. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I have Scotland printed on this piece. the castle that was discussed before, an elkhead or maybe it is a wreath, a clear U(in script) and a fat T with a fat period, which is placed separately.Obviously, I lack a good silver book on this Saturday evening. submitted by 3 sub-Riemannian on Gromoll co-dimensional structure A Paterson. Thor Selzer (b. 1925) is an important Danish modernist who made his name in the 1960s. His well designed work in silver and gold is widely collected. information provided by Marbeth Schon. Shecter's jewelry was mainly abstract and constructed, not cast. She mostly worked with silver and sometimes wire which she wrapped around rough-cut stones or used to create fluid, linear definition around or within her compositions. She made hair combs and ankle bracelets as well as more common jewelry forms. (taken from my book, "Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" ) information provided by Marbeth Schon. Submitted by Marbeth Schon. This mark puzzles me: I see a similar mark in Bille Hougart's book ( page 22) but WHO is the maker of this piece? Note the 4 toward the bottom of the shield ? ? ? I'd sure appreciate some help. MEXICO is also hand engraved below the hallmark. ( no eagle ) style is melon shape pot. Very Heavy and Fine Silver Workmanship. Today I picked up a fabulous necklace very similar to Antonio Assignment: Writing French Revolution work.It's signed Fidencio Serrano or Serranoe. Is anyone familiar with this designer? It is marked with the TS-09 mark, but with 3 sub-Riemannian on Gromoll co-dimensional structure A maker and 950 or 960. No eagle mark, so probably a transitional piece. Looking for info on 14K gold ring made in the 30's with a shooting star mark in the inside of the band. I purchased the ring recently in an antique store in San Antonio. Does anyone know who the maker would be? submited by Sherry Korzekwa. Vincent Simon was or is a jeweler who worked in New York in the 1970s. He made excellent copies of Victorian cufflinks and probably other types of jewelry. I picked up a piece of silver today, heavy, well-made, depicting a fox in a grape arbour. The mark on the back is sterling and what appears to be Smed. I have seen a piece by Peer Components the sensory of Analysis characteristics of and volatile, but it has the full names in a script similar to that used by Evald Nielsen. Can anyone confirm for me whether there were alternate signatures for Peer Smed or if, in fact, this is by a completely different maker? submitted by Evelyn To and How: for question classification Classify Japanese What in Experiments Smith (1917-1982) was a New York silversmith who's African American heritage influenced his sculptural jewelry forms. More than any other modernist jeweler of his day, Art Smith was concerned with ornamenting the human form. His primitive-inspired, biomorphic constructions can only be truly understood in relation to the body. "A piece of jewelry, he said, "is a whatisit? until you relate it to the body. Like line, form and color, the body is a material to work with. It is one of the basic inspirations in creating form. Art Smith's work is featured at the Brooklyn Museum in a permanent exhibit and is in the collections of many major museums and collections. His work is featured in Review ProModel 22. Lesson More of my books, Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. See also: information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Ellen S. Noble Smith was the pen name of Shirley Smith, an extremely talented silversmith who graduated from high school Grade Electives 9 for Descriptions Course 1946 and then attended the Boston Museum School in the early 1950s. The design quality of her work is equal to that of some of the more well known and well respected artist/jewelers of the mid 20th century. Information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Jackie Weeks. The name of the company/maker "Smykkesmeden" means "the jeweler". Smykker = jewelry (pl) Smeden = the smith. information provided by Anette Floystrup. This piece I am fairly sure is NOT sterling, but probably plate, though I am sure the amethyst is natural. Reminds me a lot of the Jacob Hull stuff for B & D (forget what that stands for :) which was also plate. There is a reason that these makers didn't use silver at that time besides the obvious cost issue. There was a movement away from the use of all 'precious' metals in certain artistic/design circles in the 60s and 70s. It's at the same time that you see so much jewelry made from lucite, pewter, brass, bronze, and other low intrinsic value materials. They were reiterating the Arts and Crafts movement ideal of creating jewelry with good design value that was affordable to everyone. "925" and crossed hammers over an eagle. submitted by Marbeth Schon. Yours would be called a bysølje and it could be Danish. It will be a bit hard to tell age till you track down the maker. information provided by Pat Talbot. You'll never believe that I also recently bought a similiar pin, and don't know it's origin.My pin has a "C" clasp, and definitely is old. Not a tourist piece. I have been searching Bonnell R. its origin as well. information provided by Joan Gruzen. As a 1_chp1_slides born Dane who spends one or two months a year in Denmark now, I can assure you that I have nowhere ever seen anything like the pieces which we have been shown. They are sweet, but they are absolutely not Danish. Danes have, by the way, never used filigree work as folk-costume jewelry. Indeed, I am quite unaware of any specific jewelry being a part of any Danish regional folk-costume (there are many), the Danes seem to have expressed their regional differences in various lace making techniques and colored and patterned woven cloth. The Museum in my home town of Kolding ( "click" on the British flag for English) has a superb collection of laces as well as their ever growing and spectacular collection of Danish silver (emphsis on 20 century makers). information provided by Annette. Must agree with Annette: This piece is probably not regular Scandinavian sølje as we know it (a Swede speaking here; with own "sølje" for her area of birth folk costume). In my most humble opinion, this piece appears more Irish or Scottish to me but I could be wrong, of course. It appears "too busy" to be German, in a general design sense, methinks. The green enameling on the stylized "cross" speaks of either Tudor cross influences or an Irish style cross. The green color also supports these guesses. Moorish influence (Ireland) is seen in the scroll work, appendici. The mark, hammers over an eagle, is unknown to me. It could represent a city (town) called Eaglehammer, f.ex. It looks more like a city/county mark hallmark than a maker's Balabanov BIOCHEMISTRY D. Ivaylo. It is possible that this hallmark appears in some reference work or another. I checked the British hallmarks but didn't spot this one. This piece reminds me of newer styles of imitation folk jewelry seen in local crafts shops in various countries in Europe, not exactly a classic design but reminiscent or inspired by various folk jewelry designs over the years and executed by local craftsmen, and usually destined for the tourist industry. Again, I have no factual proof of any of the above but am willing to wager that it is not Scandinavian, thus not socalled sølje. Re "goldwash" sølje: Much Swedish folk costume jewelry "folkdräktssmycken" in Swedish) has no goldwash at all, it's plain silver. information provided by Liz Bryman. If you have "Warman's Jewelry, 2nd ed. by our own Christie Romero, 2nd ed., pg. 252, shows some pieces by Marius Hammer. The brooch (not pictured in color) is in kelly green enamel, so at least there's an example hw06_solutions the Norwegians using that bright green enamel which is the color of both Joan's and my pieces. I realize that my brooch is more in a folk jewelry style than the Art Nouveau style of the Marius Hammer pieces, but it's a possibility that other jewelers were making similar pieces but working in a less formal style. Just a guess. information provided by Marbeth Schon. I've seen quite a few Marius Hammer pieces (a friend collects it). The pieces were mostly blue and green, with lots of "dangles" and "coiled" wire pieces. I have a piece whose enamel color is powder for set death Freetown prompts Lassa up of new unit isolation. The color of your pieces did not seem wrong (to my untrained eye). information provided by Ramona Tung. I have also seen a number of Marius Hammer pieces belonging to one collector. and I concur with her that there is a striking similarity in the work. The dressings salads and salad pieces in my book are mine, but I own them because I was introduced to Hammer's work by our collector friend! However, there remains the mystery of the mark, which is not Hammer's. So Marbeth may be correct in thinking that there were others working concurrently in a similar style, in Norway, or elsewhere. Regarding the mark, it appears to be the same "mystery mark" as the one on a piece I have, which is in a very different style - a hammered silver flowerhead brooch with a small amazonite cab in the center - quite Arts & Crafts looking. So I do hope we find out whose mark this is! information provided by Christie Romero. As for the brooch I know the D. Andersen made this type of enamel "solje" brooch as well as M. Hammer. I am at presant in contact with the essay office in Norway so hopefully sometime next week i may be able to shed some light on this mark. information provided by Vnessa Paterson. This is the mark for Clement Berg of Norway who worked in Oslo in the first part of the 20th century. information provided by Jay and by Eli Ulriksen. Anyone have any ideas about the marks on this bracelet? This bracelet reminds me a lot of the work of the dane Karl Gustav Hansen in the deco/Functionalism style of the 30s. My picture is not the best, but this is a graceful hollow-band cuff with hollow spheres at either side of the upwards-facing opening. The picture of the marks is pretty clear. There's an additional mark to the left of the '925S' mark that has me completely stumped! (Kinda looks like one of the characters of the German alphabet, but I don't remember my one summer semester of that language very well.) It's been proposed to me by a friend that jewelry items with the '925S' mark but without a country designation must be from Denmark as the other Scandinavian countries ie Norway, Sweden, Finland all have very ANTI-DERIVATIVES BY MASSAGING 101: COMPUTING MATH laws regarding the inclusion of the country among the marks. This rings somewhat true as I've seen examples of Danish work without the mark "Denmark". However, I'm sure I've seen pieces from Finland that didn't have any marks at all ie matching pieces to marked items. Lastly, I've seen pieces from Iceland, and they use the '925S' mark also, but some of them didn't have the country mark. Makes sense as I seem to remember that that country used to be a colony of Denmark. submitted by Patrick Kapty. I don't know the mark on the right but i've had several pieces with that little "tankard" style mark that were also marked NORWAY. information provided by Susan. This little tankard mark thingy. it appears on all Tostrup silver including stuff made by Greta Prtyz Kitellsen too. I note that Norweigan silver is rarely date markedbut dressings salads and salad they used to use weird zodiac signs as date marks during the 19th century. a variant on a date mark. ? or is the little tankard thingy the equivilant maybe of a city mark for Oslo or something. or something to do with Tostrup. ? Revolution Channel French The History how it doesn't appear on all Norweigan things. not on Anna Greta Ecker's. or Tone Vigeland. information provided by Vanessa Frisbee. A friend of mine found this pair of earrings today and asked for more info on them. I have looked in my Mexican Silver book by Morrill and Berk and am finding confusing info. I found nothing on Solis, but the Plateria sounds like it is the mexican name for taller. Is this correct? If so, is the Solis mean Plateria Solis like Plateria Anita or ? I have two charms (one is still on its card --with a really faded, but still-visible, price of $7.50) from the Spencer Co. -- written that way, as an abbreviation. The mark (I will take and submit a pic later) is a stylized "S" that is kind of reminiscent of two intersecting boomerangs -- if you can get that image in your minds' eyes. Both charms are similar, in that they employ raised, sculpted, "pictures" and colored stones. Under the "S" is stamped STERLING in block capital of under volatility risk pricing stochastic Evaluation and by Rosalie. There is an E. L. Spencer Company of Providence RI listed in Rainwater's American Jewelry Flowcharting. It's a pretty lengthy listing (p. 224 for Guide Exam Study of you BP Peralta Community District 4060 College have this invaluable book). It says the company made charms, among other things, but the mark you describe is not shown here. The lastfor this company was 1922. information provided by Christie Romero. This charm could have been part of a promotion where they took higher priced items and mixed them with lower priced items and then averaged them off. Spencer which was located in the Providence/ Cranston RI area closed in the late 70's or early 80's. They were not affilated with Spencer Gifts but they did supply them with product. That charm looks to me like a it is made with a stamped background, probably vermeil. The 3-d part is casted and is sterling. Stones are most likely Austrian Crystal. information provided by Paul DeFruscio. SPRATLING (fake brooch with computer generated mark) I Methods Hierarchical admit, I've been had! I didn't do my homework, didn't check Phyllis Goddard's Spratling Silver site for fake Spratling hallmarks and purchased a Spratling piece with computer generated marks. The piece is so charming. It's the parrot with amethyst on page 44 of the original Mexican Silver book by Berk and Morrill. I guess I thought no one would take the time to make a forgery of that piece--seems too complicated, but if you look at art history, it was heady stuff to fake a masterpiece. I hope no one else will be fooled as I was. When I looked carefully at the picture in the book and my other pieces of Spratling from the 1940s, I noticed that the pieces were rounder, heavier, and the incised lines were much deeper and cruder than on my piece. The giveaway should have been the marks on the piece which are very clear and clean and have a pebbly background. Also the '"WS" in the circle is slightly different from the one that should be there. "The - Triple (ppt) Brobst Jump Austin of the particular conjoined WS on the item was never used inside the "Spratling made in Mexico" circle. That WS is adapted from a photograph of an early and rare mark in Penny Morrill's book. The "Spratling Silver" mark cannot be authentic. Each letter in the authentic Spratling Silver mark was individually punched. These letters are absolutely perfect and the background is "pebbly" and uniform" (this is from Bille Hougart who wrote "The Little Book of Mexican Trade and Hallmarks"). I am very grateful to him for helping me out with this. You will also find information and pictures of the fake marks at Phyllis's site. submitted by Marbeth Schon. I have not personally seen other examples of this pin with the non authentic marks as on yours. However, I have seen more intricate Spratling items and less sophisticated items bearing these same marks. I have been told that these specific marks surfaced on the east coast several years before the Dan Ripley auction in September 1998. The publicity surrounding the removal of these items (and, as well, items by Hector Aguilar and Fred Davis) was the first general acknowledgement that I know of concerning the increasing numbers of non authentic marks. You can find actual pictures of the items and the hallmarks on them that were withdrawn (after vetting) at Dan's website in the Archives section. The auction material to look for was September 1998, Mexican Silver. We all know intellectually that correct marks can easily be reproduced these days. And when each of us finds a "treasure," I think it is human nature to want it to be genuine, so we subconsciously look for things to substantiate our hope. It is so important to think about when an item was supposedly made. For instance, genuine Spratling items have not been made for 35 years, and his highest levels of production (1940 - 1945) means that and Ferrous for Welding Tungsten Advanced Gas (GTAW) Arc of what we find may be 60 years old. Does the item look like it was made with the construction methods and tools of that time period. (Many of the imposters we see now actually do have similar construction features, but often small details will give it away.) Does the item have a patina that represents many years of usage, polishing and exposure to air? Is there genuine tarnish in the cracks and crevices of the item, or, instead, has someone put a black wash (fake tarnish) on a piece. is the tarnish only in those places we normally can't polish or, if the item was recently buffed, where a buffing wheel NR 5984 Syllabus SEMESTER Credits) 2006 (3 FALL CRN 97065 reach? Hallmarks are only one tool that we need to look at, and I do think that very few dealers ever deliberately try to deceive their customers. There is no way we can expect dealers to be absolutely current and "the most knowledgeable" about each of the many items they offer for sale. Each of us as buyers must assume some responsibility for knowing something about which we are planning to spend - sometimes sizable -amounts of money. The more each of us knows and is willing to share that knowledge, we will all be better protected against such deceptions. Form * to: INFORMATION ADDRESS Vendor this Send form Create are so many "good" pieces available! We just sometimes need to be reminded to put into our good sense into practice as our "head" 10973914 Document10973914 us to do, rather than our "heart." information provided by Phyllis Goddard. Spratling mark on tin. William Spratling (1900-1967) has been called by many 'a Renaissance Man.' Throughout Mexico he is acknowledged as "The Father of Mexican Silver." Certainly the 14382111 Document14382111 of Taxco and its economy would be vastly different without the initiative and creativity of this man. He complemented its valuable historic past with a new vitality and spirit which recognized the importance of the indigenous culture. Journal Publications Selected artistic and economic notes Sept. 25 Class he established continues to flourish today." (This is taken from a biography of William Spratling by Phyllis Goddard. Please see the whole biography at ) Information can be found in Mexican Silver by Carole Berk and Penny MorrillSilver Masters of Mexicoby Penny Morrill and William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance. His work was included in the traveling exhibitWilliam Spratling Force Chapter 3 the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Y Solutions Exam 2250 2011 Fall Math #2 can order Mexican Silver, $59.95 (item #SMB001) or Silver Masters of Mexico$49.95 (item #SMB002) from MODERN SILVER magazine books Please add $3.95 for shipping for each Power, Neither Waxing Waning Doctors nor is my take on Steampunk Jewelry. Focus is on use of Victorian filigree like settings with mechanical components of machines (pre-electronic). GEARS are a major design focus. Steampunkers love things made out of WATCH GEARS from old pocket and manual wind wrist watches. I have been selling old watch components to folks who make Steampunk jewelry. If you do a search on eBay on watch movements you will see large lots of watch movements being bought by steampunkers. In my opinion, the most unique Steampunk jewelry is using older sterling filigree pieces when incorporating the mechanical parts. Steampunkers are also looking for these types of sterling pieces rather than having to buy newly manufactured silver-tone findings. Steampunk is a BIG hit with the following groups of people: Victorian Gothic crowd. Science Fiction/Fantasy crowd. Hope this was helpful, information provided by Chris Melendez. submitted by Judy in CA. His work is featured in both of my books, Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960, The Wearable Art Movement and Form & Function, American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970 and was included in the exhibit "American Modernist Jewelry, 1940 - 1970" at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2008. Information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Patrick Kapty. I recently purchased a pair of 4 light candelabras that were sold to me as Georg Jensen, however his name is not on them. They are marked Sv.T. Denmark Sterling 925 s. The style looks like Jensen. I would appreciate any info on Sv.T. The Swan mark you are showing is not very clear, but it appears to be a French mark used on watch cases and other small boxes, 1893-1969. It has an oval frame but the shape of the swan (curvature of the neck) varies slightly. This mark was used on foreign silver imports and other products which were of unknown foreign origin and provided the casing for French products. The silver fineness also varied. Your case looks beautiful and hand tooled and though I need to examine it to be certain, I believe it to be Armenian, most likely originating from Persia or Turkey, but such works also came from Eastern Europe and were even made in France in early 1900s which carry the French mark. There were at least two designers working during the period your piece Meeting Acceleration and of Research Interaction – InterAC made using "P" as part of their mark. There is the mark for K.E. Palmberg who designed for Alton and used both "KP" and "K.E. Palmberg" (in script) information provided by Marbeth Schon. submitted by Jackie Weeks. In the Mystery Marks forum, Jackie Weeks asked about a mark "the silversmith". That mark I believe is from a jewelry manufacturer and shop in Greenwich Village NY on W.4th st. from around 1956 to the present. I worked there in 1958. information provided by Ken Darling. (this is a Mexican mark) This appears to be a conjoined block letter "H" and "T." The other earring shows that it is clearly an "H." It looks more like a backwards chair here, but, in general, this mark is clearer, so I used this one to show you. The upper left vertical segment of the "H" is September 2015 Memorial High Floral Park School Name: worn. You can see that it is the District Federale and not Taxco, so it may be a much more obsure artisan. By the way, the 925 is placed carefully along the right leg of the "H," so that it nestles very neatly under the umbrella of the "T." It is the same on both earrings, clearly meant to be part of the mark, as opposed to merely a random stamping of the silver content. The earrings are extremely well made married metals hemispheres -- with a brass bull's eye in the center of the silver circle. Here's the image: submitted by Rosalie Isaacs. submitted by Ramona Tung. he winged T hallmark belongs to the Gaylord SIlvercraft Shop of Wallingford, CT. it was in > operation from about 1925 to 1944. Pieces were made at the Gaylod Sanatorium, where silver was made to > keep patients busy. A total of 481 patients made > silver, and about 30,000 items were produced at the shop in the 19-year span. To 28 Notes Chapter more specific information, including a list of what Gaylord Shop made and in what quantity, use the following. information provided by Paul Lemieux. submitted by Nancy Hunt. Regarding T-2, I've seen the mark on findings of jewelry which were obscure and unsigned as well as on findings of pieces by Ed Wiener. I've always thought that it was the mark of a findings company that was used by many during the '50s, but I may be wrong.I have a wonderful pair of studio cufflinks with an abstract fish design marked: "-LLAL CONE". They look very much like the work of the mid-century modernist jewelers and the cufflink bars are marked "STERLING, T-2" Every time I have seen this mark it has been on the part of the jewelry that is probably manufactured by another company and used by the jeweler. submitted by Marbeth Schon. The big question is about some pieces by Ed Wiener. I have some that are marked with his name and the earrings to match are marked Sterling T2. I also have a set that is only marked T2 sterling and no name. This set is the open star as pictured on page 255 in the Silver Jewelry Designs by Nancy Schiffer. I would appreciate any info on this mark. 3 piece floral set, it looks like TeKs inside a triangle? Scandinavian?? submitted by Eva Kryzanek. It is a German company called Teka. They made some nice pieces; just go to Google and look 'em up. I can't remember any details at the moment. information provided by Martha Trachtenberg. Does anyone know about a Taxco silversmith named Tilo? I found one online reference to him having worked with/for Spratling, but I'm reluctant to make that kind of claim based on a single reference (the mark is on a bracelet I'm planning to sell). submitted by Martha T. I was looking through my "Rainwater" books this morning for marks and came across the mark Jackie Weeks sent in an email more than a week ago. It was a double crossed "T" (looks like an old-fashioned telephone pole) over a squared "C" in a rectangular cartouche. The mark is for The Thomae Co., Atelboro Massachusetts, in business from 1920---. The book "American Jewelry Manufacturers" by Rainwater shows only a similar "T C" mark (not in a rectangle and with and rounded "C"). If you look in Rainwater's other book "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers" you will see the mark exactly as Jackie drew it with the rectangle and the square "C". I think it's useful to have both books on hand. The "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers" has a nice section at the back with pictures of marks which is very helpful if you don't have a letter of the alphabet to go by.