Nettie Rosenstein was a famed dress designer whose designs filled stores across the country from 1935-1975. Her accessories, like her dresses were finely detailed and elegant.
This pin and earring set is designed as a starburst, circa 1950. It has a subtle contrast of sterling and vermeil (sterling with a gold wash). Designed as a starburst, it is accented with central sparkling rhinestones. The pieces are substantial in weight and very well executed...
This necklace is a rare find. It is all original - right up to the tiny ring next to the spring ring that is marked Czechoslovak. The necklace has various shaed beads - the rectangular black ones with mirrors, and is 16 1/2" long. From the ring in the front to the end of the pendant is 2 1/2". The ring that holds the pendant and the faceted clear beads are glass as well as the rest of the necklace, and the beautiful brass filigree so typical of art deco Czech pieces is just beautiful...
This is an antique Victorian Gold Filled Pietra Dura Floral Brooch. It is quite large - 2 1/2" x 2" and it has a braided gold fill decoration around the edge of the flowers. The actual Pietra Dura piece is 1 1/2" x 2". The brooch is in excellent condition with no problems and it has no marks.
Wow! I have never seen this piece before. A wonderful Grape Design Brooch by Coro with 8 large Saphiret/Sapphirine Glass Stones. They vary dramatically from rich mocha to bright blue flash. The brooch measures 2 3/8" long by 1 5/8" at its widest.Each saphiret measures 5/8" long by 7/16" wide. The Coro mark is illegible only the C of Copyright can be clearly identified. Condition is Very Good to Excellent...
Wow! Beautiful signed Coro Saphiret Glass earrings each with 2 pear shaped Saphirets/Sapphirine. Nice rich mocha and strong blue flash. Great Condition.The earrings are appx 1 ¼" long by ¾" wide. Each saphiret measures 5/8" long by 7/16" wide. Signed Coro.
Description: This Crown Trifari bird in flight rhinestone brooch is gold tone base metal with brilliant clear rhinestone baguettes with a red cabochon eye.
Dimensions: 3" x 2"
Hallmark: Trifari with crown Pat Pend. Design Patent 159,923 issued on August 29. 1950 singed by Alfred Philippe
Reference: Julia C. Carroll's Collecting Costume Jewelry 202 p. 185
Descripton: There are gold tone base metal with green jelly lucite starfish. There is a smaller gold tone starfish applique in the center featuring two round cabs and a scroll design.
Hallmark: Trifari Tm
Dimensions: 1 1/2" diameter
Definition: trembler = some part of the piece is mounted on little springs. In this case both wings move.
Description: hummingbird has a black bill and bright enamel colors. There are rhinestones on the head and wings. The springs are in great shape. There are 2 tiny pin size spots of missing paint on top of the bird.
Dimensions: 2" x 2 1/2"
Authentic peacock eye hatpin. The peacock eye glass cab is bezel set in brass. A peacock cabochon is a bead with blue and green foiling which looks like the center or eye of a peacock feather. These stones were made in the area that is now the Czech Republic. The iridescent quality of the stone makes the blue eye really pop.
Pin measures 9" long and the hatpin top has a diameter of 3/4"
A Stunning Antique Emerald French Paste Ring Art Deco Retro, circa 1940. This beautiful estate ring holds a deep rich emerald green paste stone at center surrounded by clear paste stones. The setting is marked Austria and is estimated to date circa 1940, Art Deco period. Overall the ring measures about 11/16 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 6, but can adjust up and down a bit as it is a split shank design. In lovely vintage condition.
A Lovely Antique Victorian Amber Paste Ring, Vintage Art Deco, circa 1920. This beautiful estate ring holds faceted amber colored paste stones in a cluster style. The setting has wonderful antique period details on the sides. Overall the ring measures about 3/4 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 6. Circa 1920.
Measurements: 1 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Both brooches are signed "Hattie Carnegie" and are dated to the late 1940's - early 1950's.
The metal is gold tone base metal - beautifully enameled in yellow and green with black polka dots. Each brooch is further ornamented by three white rhinestones.
An articulated gilt metal/gf fob clip or chatelaine marked WS&B (W.S. Blackinton & Co.) along with a star on the swivel. The back clasp is missing its original pin and perhaps a hook at the tip has broken off. Ornate wirework (see photos). Sold as is. 3" x 1"
A slinky gold plate bracelet with marked LISNER on the box clasp. This heavy bracelet measures 7" X 1" and weighs 55 grams.
Fabulous Baby Blue Rhinestone Clamper Bracelet. Definitely Weiss but not signed. It measures appx 1 3/8 inch. All original stones in tact. Hinge is strong. Some wear or discoloration on inside silver base of hinge. Absolutely delightful!