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Kim Loves Vintage is happy to announce her new location at both of Thaila's American Eagle Antique Malls in Dade City, Florida. Stop by and visit with Kim on Special Event weekends. Dade City has so many organized city wide activities that it has bcome a destination for antique shoppers all over central Florida Make an appointment and Kim will assist you personally. Brides, make your appointments early for the best selection.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #820549 (stock #102)
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Wonderful Tiffany style setting holds an excellent laser inscribed 1.04 carat heart shaped diamond ring. This ring was originally purchased in August of 2000. I have the original purchase paperwork, certificate of authenticity and laser inscription information. Excellent price for this high quality ring.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1061209 (stock #224GMDB)
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$2500.00
This extremely rare Vintage Bakelite Parure purchased directly from the private Collection of Ginger Moro by me years ago and was featured in Lillian Baker's book "Plastic Jewelry of the Twentieth Century" which was recently updated by Ginger Moro and Karima Parry. The set consists of an incredible chunky 32 inch necklace comprised of alternating links of black and marbled spinach bakelite rings, a 8 inch bracelet and TWO pairs of earrings, one black, one marbled spinach green - 1.5 X .5 clip earrings. This is a true Statement parure. I have never seen another one as incredible as this. I have included lots of photos so that you can get an understanding of how spectacular this set is.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #992855 (stock #426SCHB)
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Gorgeous 32 inch Schreiner belt with red chatons and clear inverted stones and Cranberry Red cabachons with gold leaf flakes. Textured hook and incredibly beautiful construction. All Schreiner belts were made during the 1960's. In her book The Confident Collector: Costume Jewelry her personal interview with Terry Schreiner the daughter of Henry Schreiner, Terry discusses the belts that were made. She said they did lots of custom belts, but they had to stop production because the stones became so expensive. In the interview in 1994, she said at that time the belts would have to sell for Two to Three Thousand dollars because of the wonderful high quality stones and craftsmanship. This belt is a true treasure especially for the advanced collector. Lots of photos to show all the details. I have more photos, email me for the album link if you are interested.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #956159 (stock #1123WSRL)
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$1500.00
Wonderful UNSIGNED sterling "River of Life" bracelet has been verified as a Period Copy of the famous bracelet design attributed to William Spratling with the matching Signed earrings. This bold, heavy silver cuff bracelet was one of Spratling's most popular designs both in the 1930s - mid 1940s and remains popular today! Its design is a wonderful example of Spratling's earliest work: silver balls, silver beads, rope trim, and heavy carved incised lines. Spratling described this design as a wide Aztec bracelet with framed buttons. Spratling did not produce this design after 1946. The bracelet is substantial 1 and 7/8 inches wide and the earrings are 3/4 inches wide with a 3/8” dome. These earrings are known as Half ball silver earrings. According to Spratling's autobiography "File on Spratling," this was one of his earliest designs. He continued to produce these earrings until early 1946 according to www.spratlingsilver.com. I purchased these items together from an estate along with some other early Mexican Silver pieces. The River of Life Bracelet is one of Spratlings best known designs. This bracelet is very substantial and has appropriate patina and wear for the age. The domed areas have some dings, but for me that indicates that this bracelet was a favorite and was worn and enjoyed regularly by the original owner. The earrings have wonderful patina and are fully hallmarked with the ca. 1940's stamp. I have included lots of photos. Any other questions, please feel free to contact me.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #817012 (stock #SD920)
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$1400.00
Carved Smokey Quartz earrings set in bronze with sterling ear clips.Bracelet is carved quartz, . Polished bronze setting. Beaded trim. Made in USA. Stephen Dweck is strongly influenced by his love of art and nature. This passion even inspired him to collect stones and minerals from around the world for his one-of-a-kind designs. Each is adorned with Adam, his signature beetle, symbolizing his affinity for nature. This devotion is what makes him one of jewelry's most widely recognized names today. His designs are generally sold at Saks, Niemann Marcus and other high end department stores.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #817008 (stock #KJL920)
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Fabulous marquis diamond rhinestones with black plated metal. This adjustable version of the necklace can be worn high on the neck as a cascading dog collar. A version of this necklace is featured in Kenneth Lane's book "Faking It" on page 155.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #815810 (stock #DN917)
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$1200.00
This necklace attributed to the infamous designer Lina Barretti, Circa 1936. This 15 inch hand made necklace includes beautiful seed pearls around each of the beads stitched to the choker, triple rhinestone groups between each dangle with a brass bead below all stitched to a baby soft piece of suede. The earrings are a lovely match but probably were married to the necklace Long, long ago
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #939461 (stock #922Bdot)
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$1200.00
Fabulous Rare multicolor injected dot Bakelite necklace with bright cherry discs and beads. This 22 inch necklace features 11 multicolor injected dot discs that are accented with cherry red discs and beads, this necklace looks good enough to eat, its delicious! Very rare to find such a necklace in such great wearable condition!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #817007 (stock #KJL920)
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$1200.00
Designer Kenneth J. Lane was asked by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to reproduce her real necklace by Van Cleef in the 60's. Jackie O had him make the necklace and allowed him to add it to his collection. In his book "Faking It" he also shows a photo of Linda Evans wearing one on Dynasty. This version has the ruby, emerald and clear rhinestones. It is signed
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #982354 (stock #311BB)
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$1150.00
Diachroic/Alexandrite Bakelite: Azure Blue Prystal Bakelite bracelet was an exciting discovery by Brandon Welch, Bakelite Artist. This vintage blue prystal bracelet was newly dotted by Brandon. When he polished the bracelet we thought was applejuice he made this remarkable discovery. 1.25 inches wide and very thick this bracelet is substantial. Brandon Welch is an avid Nouveau and Deco jewelry collector with a focus on Bakelite and early plastics. He is an experienced sculptor of 15 years with work in many mediums. These last few years more and more of his focus has become Bakelite. With Bakelite Jewelry, Brandon brings the finesse of a jeweler. Brandon has an extensive palette of genuine vintage Bakelite material to choose from, to create these original pieces. I am proud to offer a line of signed hand sculpted and inset Vintage Bakelite bracelets and custom crafted pins created by Brandon . These pieces have been created with the same time honored techniques, from Vintage Bakelite rods and tubes, manufactured before 1940. Prystal bakelite bangles are difficult to find, and the Azure Blue is one of the most difficult. This bracelet is featured in the Antique Trader online on February 10th, 2011 in an article by Kathy Flood, noted author. http://www.antiquetrader.com/article/top_list_types_blue_vintage_costume_jewelry/ The link is not clickable, but you can cut and paste to see this beauty.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1073614 (stock #AJSPB428)
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Stunning set of 3 1920's Celluloid Bangles. These glittery, sparkling celluloid bracelets feature 3 different Deco designs. The largest .75 inches wide, features a gold foliate design with bright blue rhinestones. The next is also .75 inches wide with a lovely gold linear geometric design with bright blue and lavender rhinestones. The smallest of the three is 9/16 inches wide. It has a black painted band accented with 6 stations of clear rhinestones, a gold linear geometric design and blue rhinestones backed with blue enamel paint. These bracelets have been together for over 80 years, I think they should remain companions. There is some minor wear which is consistent with age. These would be gorgeous stacked with some other solid sparkle bangles to create that flapper look. Photos tell the story. These will be shipped fully insured by FedEx.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1059843 (stock #217BBSET)
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$975.00
This is a set of 5 FIVE matched vintage Bakelite bangle bracelets.This set consists of a green, deep burgundy/brown, cherry red, black and butterscotch bracelet which is 1 inch wide, all the others are .75 inches wide. When Bakelite bangles were originally made, the designs were often available in more than one color. In the past sixty or so years these bangles have scattered to the four corners of the earth, and reassembling a matched set today requires dedication and patience and can take years to accomplish. A fine matched set of Bakelite bangles like these are rarely available for sale. Insurance is included in the cost of shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1089871 (stock #917GRPB)
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$950.00
Beautiful and Rare Green Prystal Bakelite reverse carved bracelet. 7/8 inch wide and 3/8 inch thick this bracelet can stand alone or be worn with a few other vintage beauties. The repeating pattern has 4 deep carved floral centerpieces and 4 foliate carvings in between. Beautiful rare prystal green can only be made better by adding original vintage reverse carving.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #991774 (stock #421NAP)
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$900.00
This incredible set has an 18" necklace, which is almost 1.25" wide. It is bright goldtone studded with tiny granular beaded texture and a twisted rope edging. The set features large oval citrine glass stones and deep teal blue stones and amethyst colored stones going around back to a foldover catch. The pieces are substantial and heavy. The bracelet is a little over 7" x 1 1/4" wide. The Matching pierced hoop earrings are a full half inch wide. All pieces are signed NAPIER. The set is in beautiful never worn vintage condition. This extraordinary parure dates from the late 1980's to 1991.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #815364 (stock #SHR916)
Kim Loves Vintage
$900.00
Huge Shultz Signed Lucite Bangle carved with Red Dots. This bangle is a whopping 2 inches wide, Rare pineapple carved creamy lucite with red bakelite dots. This Fabulous bracelet is featured on page 117 of "Inside the Jewelry Box", by Ann M. Pitman, you can find a link to her books on my links page. I have had this verified with Esther Shultz, she told me that she did dot some lucite bangles early on and was sure this was one of hers.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #982380 (stock #311Pan)
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$895.00
Wonderful goldtone and black enamel with Rhinestone pave Bob cat head and pave tail. Signed Panetta these bracelets have a 2.5 inch by 1.75 inch opening. Benedetto Panetta began as a jeweler in Naples, Italy. Panetta became one of the lead designers for Trifari until the mid 30's, he then worked for Pennino and in 1945 began his own company. His designs are highly prized for their detail and sophistication. The companion brooch to this bracelet is featured in the book "Costume Jewelry" the great pretenders. What a Rare opportunity to get 2 matching bracelets and the brooch. I will include a brooch converter to make this into a pendant that can be worn with the bracelets.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1061187 (stock #224YSLBP)
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$850.00
Incredible double strand 22 inch necklace by Yves Saint Laurent. This double strand necklace features two chunky deep blue marbled bakelite discs, 1.7" X .75". This necklace has the 1980's YSL Hangtag. During the 1980's YSL created many limited edition couture designs for small boutiques using limited quantities of vintage bakelite stock. These necklaces are highly collectible and prized for their unique style and limited availablity. Excellent vintage condition w/ minimal age appropriate wear (i.e. light surface scuffs/scratches) and no damage (i.e. no discolored, broken or missing parts or pieces) except as mentioned in above description.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #939483 (stock #922BBBC)
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$850.00
Wow, this is an incredible Bakelite Cherries necklace created by Brandon Welch using all genuine vintage bakelite materials. The necklace features 10 delicious 3/4 inch cherries and 1 inch hand carved leaves. There are 5 paired bundles on an 18 inch mock-celluloid double chain. You will see that Brandon has clearly signed this one of a kind necklace. Brandon Welch is an avid Nouveau and Deco jewelry collector with a focus on Bakelite and early plastics. He is an experienced sculptor of 15 years with work in many mediums. These last few years more and more of his focus has become Bakelite. With Bakelite Jewelry, Brandon brings the finesse of a jeweler. Brandon has an extensive palette of genuine vintage Bakelite material to choose from, to create these original pieces. I am proud to offer a line of signed hand sculpted and inset Vintage Bakelite bracelets and custom crafted pins created by Brandon . These pieces have been created with the same time honored techniques, from Vintage Bakelite rods and tubes, manufactured before 1940. This cherries necklace is generously sized and can be slipped over the head. I have an original vintage pair of bakelite cherry earrings in my shop that would be great with the necklace if there is any interest in companion earrings, please email me directly.