Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1273858 (stock #236-11)
Blackbird Antiques
$45.00

Measurements: 1 1/4" x 1" x 1/2" depth

High end costume earrings, signed in script: Ginnie Johanson. VERY Medieval influence design, very three dimensional...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1273366 (stock #240b)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: 2" (tall) x 1 1/2" (width) x 1/2" (depth) - WEIGHT: 16.9 grams

Signed Joseff brooch in excellent condition featuring a very detailed and three dimensional Native American head.

From the Joseff of Hollywood website: "Founded by young designer and entrepreneur Eugene Joseff in 1928, Joseff of Hollywood was the most renowned designer of on-screen jewelry during the Golden Age of Hollywood...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1273097 (stock #babsb)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: 6 1/2" long (small size) x 1/4" wide - WEIGHT: 1/2 oz. sterling - THICKNESS: 4mm

This simple, elegant design is characteristic of Margot de Taxco c.1950's - combining sterling silver with black enamel and created with her solid craftsmanship. No damages or repairs. Photographed unpolished as always with my vintage jewelry.

Unlike Margot's multi colored enamel work, this bracelet is an understated "goes with everything" piece, suitable for work and/or more formal wear...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1271619 (stock #237.24)
Blackbird Antiques
$65.00

Measurements: FULLY EXTENDED: 4 1/2' - FULLY COMPRESSED: 2" - WEIGHT EACH: 7 1/2 grams of enameled metal (aluminum?)

Step out of your comfort zone with these incredible earrings. Beautifully constructed of lightweight metal - each section attached with a RIVET for solid stability. When you put the earrings into the shape and form you want, the rivet makes sure that the design stays put until you change it...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1271327 (stock #215a19)
Blackbird Antiques
$235.00

Measurements: WEIGHT: 2.7 oz...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1950 item #1271141 (stock #153-9 -29.83)
Blackbird Antiques
$185.00

Measurements: each 7 1/4" long and 1/2" wide, with cabochon "gems" approximately 1/4" height

No damages or repairs. Just fabulous faux slides attached to gold tone base metal covered with a rainbow of glass gems.

This listing is for all THREE slide style bracelets. 1940's - 1950's Victorian Revival.

Wear them singly (and give the others as gifts) or wear all together for a true fashion statement.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1270599 (stock #wb60.15)
Blackbird Antiques
$145.00

Measurements: 1 3/4" x 1 3/8" x 1/2" depth

An adorable Coro figural brooch showing a hobo circus clown with bright enamels showing the incredible detail. The tie is encrusted with white rhinestones. The eyes are blue rhinestones.

All in very fine condition without damages or repairs.

BUT the BEST part is that the head swivels to show either the happy or sad traditional clown face.

This type of mechanical is called a spinner...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1270171 (stock #181.12)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

Measurements: 1" x 1" x 1/4" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1/2 oz. of silver - unmarked but tested and guaranteed as described.

I love these earrings! They are a great example of the understated elegance Mid Century jewelry - a deceptively simple, abstract linear design - arrows? snakes? directionals? other? The dark lines are either black enamel of decorative oxidation.

Photographed in original, unpolished condition.

In very fine condition except for one dimple at the end of one arm...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1970 item #1269908 (stock #40244)
Blackbird Antiques
$195.00

Measurements: WEIGHT: 35.4 grams - LENGTH: 15.5" all around - FRONT TO BACK: 5" - OPENING: 3"

Ronald Hayes Pearson's iconic "V" neckband, collar or torque. First produced in 1959, it is a triumph of clean, modernist design. This quietly elegant statement necklace rests comfortably across the collarbone, and is forged from a single piece of sterling silver...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1960 item #1269726 (stock #300a12)
Blackbird Antiques
$395.00

Measurements: WEIGHT: for the pair including jade and pearls: 5.4 grams - TOTAL LENGTH: 7/8" - JADE OVAL: 10mm x 8mm x 5mm (depth) - PEARLS: 3mm each

Lovely medium green color jade with creamy pearl dangles - matched in both color and shape...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Kitchenware : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1269694 (stock #211-48)
Blackbird Antiques
$65.00

Measurements: OPEN LENGTH: 7 1/2" - CLOSED: 2" greatest width x 3 5/8" length - WEIGHT: 12 ounces

It's never too late (or too early!) for ice cream or to give a very special Valentine.

This mold is in very fine, original condition - meant for ice cream, but really the usage is only limited by your imagination - keeping in mind that pewter doesn't stand up to high heat...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1970 item #1269301 (stock #0299b/at)
Blackbird Antiques
$245.00

Measurements: WEIGHT: 16.8 grams of sterling silver - RING SIZE: 7.8 - TOP OF RING: approx. 1" x 1" 1/4"

This is an amazing Mid Century Modern ring - VERY labor intensive to create as each moving bead is individually anchored via a wire "stem" to a mesh screen set into the top of the ring - probably as many as 100 kinetic beads. The movement of the beads is subtle - not frenetic or jangly.

In fine and undamaged condition. Easily able to be sized...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1940 item #1269299 (stock #b/at0)
Blackbird Antiques
$185.00

Measurements: SIZE: 5 1/2 - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1.1grams including stones - DIAMONDS: 5 very bright 3 pt. +/- true diamonds

This is a wonderful vintage band which can be worn alone or as part of a stack of similar rings.

Suitable for all ages and occasions - Sweet Sixteen to an elegant Wedding Band.

No damages or repairs; no replacement stones.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1268864 (stock #156)
Blackbird Antiques
$125.00

Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 1 1/2" - WIDTH of bottom stone: 1/2" - WIDTH of top stone: 1/4" - WEIGHT OF EACH EARRING: 5.6 grams

Outstanding, "as new" condition. Fully faceted deep emerald green tear drops held very securely within full prong bezels. The design of large, freely moving drops is reminiscent of Victorian Raj designs.

Strong clip closures.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1970 item #1267605 (stock #264a114)
Blackbird Antiques
$145.00

Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 28" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1.5oz - Graduated sizes from approximately 3/8" to 1"

This necklace is a combination of 18 carefully chosen charms (mostly heart shapes) attached to a sterling silver chain...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1267269 (stock #296a20)
Blackbird Antiques
$55.00

Measurement: Size: 7 1/2" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1.2grams - WIDTH: front - 5/16" to back - 3/16"

A strange and wonderful ring - very Goth looking, unisex - and comfortable to wear. However, not able to be sized.

No damage or repairs.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1267110 (stock #288a)
Blackbird Antiques
$115.00

Measurements: Size 6 / 7 - LARGE STONE: 10mm X 25mm x 6mm depth - SMALLER STONE: 10mm x 15mm x 8mm depth - TOTAL WEIGHT including stones: 9.4 grams

Hand made studio ring. Not marked as 14kt, but tested and guaranteed as described.

The stones are chrysocolla - visually similar to turquoise - and are facetted on all surfaces. A very labor intensive process...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1266596 (stock #288x-29)
Blackbird Antiques
$485.00
Measurements: 15.6 grams of 14kt gold - 5/8" x 5/8" x 3/16" Elegant, unisex, luxury design dating to the 1940's -1950's. Very fine condition with only minor surface abrasions consistent with age and wear - easily polished out by a jeweler familiar with vintage jewelry.