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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292918
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$375.00
Stunning very big and heavy 1980s French bracelet in cast goldtone metal in a rope form, with hollow charms in the form of hazelnuts (noisettes) and acorns, with toggle clasp. From France. With construction and elements which are found on Chanel jewelry. Great size -- width with large charms is 2 3/8 inches and wearable length is about 9 inches, which is needed because of the width and thickness of the links...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1292917
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$295.00
1980s necklace by Jean Louis Scherrer in goldtone metal with large ball bead chains and a centerpiece with a large coin form element and an aqua resin stone. Hook clasp. Marked SCHERRER PARIS, and MADE IN FRANCE. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches and center width is 1 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292916
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$245.00
Beautiful heavy 1980s bracelet by Jean Louis Scherrer in goldtone metal with a large centerpiece with an aqua resin stone, and large ball bead chains, with hook clasp and safety chain. Marked SCHERRER, and MADE IN FRANCE. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches and width at clasp is 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292912
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$195.00
Stunning big and heavy vintage bracelet in cast silvertone plated metal, in the form of linked chains, with large pale silvery blue Rivoli inverted rhinestones. From France. Foldover clasp. Weighty and substantial. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches and width is 1 5/8 inches. Excellent condition with very slight loss to silver plating in one or two spots, and very slight darkening around edges to the two end stones, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1292813
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$195.00
Chic glam modernist six strand necklace in matte sculpted silvertone metal with blue gray Lucite beads, all wired, with toggle clasp, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. It has a great feature -- one section of three strands is detachable with lobster clasps, to allow it to be worn two different ways. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drop is about 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1292811
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$175.00
Super chic modernist cuff bracelet in matte goldtone sculpted metal with luminous mirrored Lucite cabochon stones, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. 1 3/8 inches wide. For a slightly small wrist -- inside circumference is 6 3/4 inches, including the gap, which is 1 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280311
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From France, stunning pendant necklace by French designer Isabel Canovas in dark goldtone metal with Gripoix poured glass cabochons in green and blue. 1980s, marked ISABEL CANOVAS. The large pendant is fixed on a chain made from reeded links with a watch clip clasp and oversized jump ring with repousse decoration. The pendant is a quatrefoil shape with recessed decoration and an attached drop. The pendant is 4 inches long and 2 7/8 inches wide and wearable length is 28 inches...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280310
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$1,445.00
From France, fabulous Balenciaga necklace in sculpted goldtone metal with briolette faceted colorless glass drops in ornate dogtooth caps. 1980s. Probably a Robert Goossens design. Marked BALENCIAGA EDITION on the heavy hook clasp. The heavy oblong reeded links are twisted to create additional dimension. The links are individually soldered together...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1280307
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$395.00
From France, gorgeous 1980s French clip earrings in cast goldtone metal with long strands of wired faceted glass beads in jewel colors with matching brilliant rhinestones set in the tops, in the moghul style. The strands are finished with matching head pins. Great size -- 4 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277848
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Fabulous very weighty and substantial 1980s unsigned Yves Saint Laurent necklace in goldtone with five tiers of braided chains each centering a fixed brilliant Swarovski glass stone pendant in a different jewel tone and shape. With a heavy sculpted S hook clasp and sculpted terminals...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1277846
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Chunky big statement making hinged bangle in matte goldtone with box slide clasp, in a basketweave design. Unsigned, but documented, by the late Italian designer Ugo Correani, who had his own label beginning in the 1970s, and also designed jewelry for Valentino, Fendi, and Versace, as well as Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Lacroix. Nice size -- 1 3/8 inches wide and inside diameters are 2 inches and 2 1/4 inches. Inside circumference is just under 7 inches. Excellent condition...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277844
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Chic and versatile vintage 1980s very long necklace in dark bronze tone metal with links with ornate engraving, with smaller ornate links at the end tassels. French or Italian. Can be worn many different ways. 48 inches wearable length and the tassels are an additional 4 inches each. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277838
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Very chic vintage 1980s runway size French necklace with large black and white Lucite disks on thick black silk braided cord, with ornate Etruscan style goldtone snap clasp. Not marked but it looks like the Yves Saint Laurent jewelry designed by LouLou de la Falaise in the 1980s. 18 inches wearable length and 3 1/8 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is lifesize. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1277833
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Beautiful 1980s clip earrings in goldtone metal with faceted glass crystals held in ornate wired settings. Marked POGGI PARIS. A shoulder sweeping 5 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277831
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$95.00
Glam long 1980s black poured glass beaded necklace with large and tiny opaque beads, one tiered silvertone rondelle station with brilliant Swarovski rhinestones, and silvertone lobster clasp. 60 inches long. The rondelle element is 3/4 inch long and 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1258458
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Luscious tangerine orange marbled poured glass drops mounted in sculpted goldtone metal clip earrings by Deanna Hamro. 1980s, in the barbaric/Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. The drops are by the French glass maker Gripoix. Marked DEANNA HAMRO. Deanna Hamro is an American designer who made costume jewelry in the 1980s and early 1990s using French couture style and materials. She is no longer making costume jewelry but has moved to fine jewelry. 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1258452
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Beautiful French necklace with large clear Lucite beads mounted in very ornate French stamped openwork dark silvertone metal in a Medieval style. Marked MONETTE OF PARIS on goldtone metal tag. With long extender chain with heavy small S shaped links. The Lucite beads are molded in traditional French shapes, including oblong melon and ruffle shapes. Continuous strand...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1258451
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$95.00
Very chic mixed materials big clip earrings in dark silvertone metal openwork with large clear Lucite faceted drops. Probably French. Not marked but I am selling a signed French necklace by Monette Paris with the same stamped metal mountings, also with clear Lucite. 3 1/4 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.