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Caviness Catalogue

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Alice Caviness

This Alice Caviness Jewelry catalogue
illustrates some of her designs. We do not have a solid indication of
the year as this catalogue is not dated, but we think it is circa 1965.

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Cover of Alice Caviness jewelry catalogue.

GOLD on sterling with hand set marcasite.

gilt sterling filigree and marcasite brooch
and earrings. Brooch is 1-3/4" by 1", clip back earrings 3/4", all in
excellent condition. Each piece is signed "Germany sterling" on the back,
along with a maker’s mark that I cannot read. Alice Caviness bought pieces
like these and applied her mark to them, but this is not a Caviness set. A
similar brooch and earrings can be seen in her circa 1965 catalogue though
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CAVINESS "12k gold filled with cultured pearls, also available in
sterling silver."

CAVINESS "12 karat gold filled genuine cameo"

CAVINESS "12 karat gold filled genuine cameo" jewelry.

GERMAN sterling and bone
flower and lady bug brooch and earrings, marked "MF Co. sterling silver
Germany", brooch 2-1/8", earrings 1-1/8".
View #X35529

12 Karat gold filled with genuine hand carved ivory. Available in red,
pink or yellow.

GOLD on sterling with hand set marcasite.

sterling gilt bracelet with tiny marcasites, signed on the clasp
"sterling Germany" and a tiny touch mark that I cannot read, circa 1965-70.
It has a safety catch and is 7" by 3/4". American designer Alice Caviness
imported pieces like this and put her name on them, but this isn’t signed by
her. A photo of her catalog shows her pieces, and there they are described
as "gold on sterling with hand set marcasites". This is in excellent






CAVINESS "12k gold filled, also available in sterling silver."

12 KARAT gold filled bangle bracelets, also available in sterling.

CAVINESS sterling enamel and
marcasite basket pin with marcasites.

sterling and marcasite butterfly brooch, marked on the back "Alice Caviness
sterling Germany", 1-1/2".

Germany sterling bug pin with aqua and blue enameling on
the wings, brown and yellow enamel on the body, marcasites head, red
rhinestone eyes and all in excellent condition circa 1960, 1" by 7/8".


gilt filigree butterfly brooch with marcasites, 3" by 2". Marked on the
back "Germany sterling". Designer Alice Caviness had these in her
jewelry line, too, also made in Germany but with her label added. This
one isn’t signed by her though. On the head of the butterfly is an
orange color as you can see in the photo, and the finish is a soft gold
rather than a shiny finish. View

CLOISONNE enamels on sterling silver with hand set marcasite.

ENAMELED rooster pin with faux marcasite
trim, 1-3/4". This pin is not signed, and cannot be
attributed to Caviness, who always signed their jewelry, even though it looks very similar to the one shown in the
illustration at left. View

CLOISONNE enamels on sterling silver with hand set marcasite.

CAVINESS sterling enameled
leaf brooch.

CAVINESS Germany sterling enamel
and marcasite peacock pin, 2-1/2".
View #C29826

GERMAN sterling, enamel
and marcasite elephant pin, 2". This is similar to one shown in the
catalogue, and may have been made by the same German company that made
Caviness pieces.
View #N32168 s, 1-3/4" .
View #C29825

sterling silver and enameled rooster pin with marcasites, 1-1/3".
View #C23569

STERLING Caviness style sterling, enamel and marcasite
orchid brooch, extra large at 2-5/8". Similar pieces, made in
Germany for Caviness, can be seen HERE.
View #N61579