Jewel of the day: William Spratling Sterling Silver and Ebony Bracelet
There was so much amazing silver jewellery produced during the 1940s-60s by a group of talented tallers. Sprawling is among the top names valued by collectors. Here, a bracelet made with panels of ebony wood and sterling silver with sleek, contemporary lines. The seller, Stella Rubin, dates it to the 40s. It sells for USD$2,200.