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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1177155
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$145.00
Big statement making fabulous vintage 1940s round box bag beaded in brilliant glittering iridescent peacock blue vitrail glass micro beads, with a soft flexible beaded strap. The beads are very high quality and are cut on every side. The beading is softly ruched or gathered around the sides of the bag. The top lifts off and has a mirror inside. With fabric Saks Fifth Avenue label sewn on the black grosgrain fabric lining. Excellent condition with no losses to beading...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1177152
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Fabulous large vintage 1940s gathered pochette or wristlet bag beaded in brilliant glittering bronze coppery glass micro beads, with a soft flexible beaded strap which pulls through a large loop to close. The beads are very high quality and are cut on every side. With matching peach color silk lining. Exterior is in excellent with no losses to beading. The lining has some slight losses as shown. 7 1/2 inches long, 7 1/2 inches wide and 2 inches deep. The strap drop is 4 1/2 inches...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169071
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$210.00
Simply adorable very chic small bag in black genuine lizard with heavy cast goldtone metal elements holding the handle. The metal elements are set with brilliant colorless rhinestones. Circa 1950 or 1960. Snap tab clasp. Pleated corners. The handle is covered in lizardskin. The inside of the lid has a mirror which is marked with maker's name and initials: BD BIENEN DAVIS. Pale peach satin lining. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long, and 3 inches deep. The handle drop is 3 inches...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169067
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$175.00
Super chic long clutch in dark chocolate hair on hide trimmed in matching dark brown leather, with an ingenious handle which flips up and down to allow the bag to be carried as a clutch or with the handle. Goldtone hardware and snap close. Matching dark brown leather lining. Marked INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA, CUERO NOMATO. 12 1/2 inches wide, 7 inches long, and 1 3/4 inches deep. Beyond excellent condition and appears rarely used. No wear or loss to hide. Display forms are life size...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169065
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$310.00
Super chic and wearable vintage genuine lizard long clutch in cognac with dark brass hardware. Circa 1960, marked LESCO with a horse head logo. Lined in pale beige leather. Snap clasp. 13 inches wide, 6 inches long, and 1 3/4 inches deep. Exterior is in excellent condition with no finish losses. Some wear to the metal of the clasp, inside only, and a few very very faint lipstick marks inside, and a tear to the edge of one inside pocket...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1169063
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$195.00
Glittering black glass microbeaded box bag with a tortoise Lucite top and dark brass hardware, and heavy black glass beaded handle. Black satin lining and snap close. 1940s. These bags are fabulous headturners. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long and 3 1/2 inches deep...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #953107
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Totally chic and modern looking bib necklace made from metal rings of dark brass in different shades, which contrast beautifully with luminous white glass based faux pearls. Anni Lang Schaad was a German designer of beaded jewelry under the name langani. She also worked with the Paris designer Louis Feraud. When not signed, her pieces are identified by the trademark of a black bead near the clasp. This piece has the black bead near the spring ring clasp. Perfectly on trend with the glam, edgy ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #948640
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Amazing drop clip earrings with enormous teardrop shaped watermelon glass stones, enormous faceted glass beads with vitrail finish, and rondelles with brilliant pink and aqua rhinestones. The metal is goldtone. Wired construction. Circa 1980. 3 1/2 inches long and 7/8 inch wide. The top stones are 28 mm by 20 mm. The glass beads are 21 mm in diameter. Excellent condition. There is a tiny flea bite to one edge of one top stone; not visible. Photos enlarged to show detail. 3
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #946441
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$95.00
Animal prints are a top trend and this fabulous piece makes a super statement. Painted on carved translucent horn. Probably circa 1990. 1 1/2 inches wide, 1/8 inch thick, and 2 3/4 inches inside diameter (this is slightly larger than the standard 2 1/2 inches). Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #941616
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Beautiful genuine emerald necklace with adjustable silk cord with an embroidered slide which can be used to adjust the length. Indian, from an estate. The emeralds range in diameter from 8 mm to 2 mm. Length adjusts from 36 inches to 16 inches. About 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #941612
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Contemporary jewelry by Mark Davis combines vintage refinished Bakelite pieces with precious stones set in 18KT gold, for a very distinctive and iconic look. Mark Davis jewelry is featured frequently in editorial content in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. These bangles were originally purchased at Nieman Marcus; Mark Davis jewelry is currently also sold at Barney's New York and small jewelry specialty boutiques. All three are creamy dark ivory/pale yellow Bakelite with gold bezel-set stones. One is...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #866693
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Lovely pendant with a dimensional worked snake scale design. Marked TIFFANY & CO., and 1996, 925, and ITALY. 1 1/4 inches long and 3/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #833948
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Beautiful and versatile long necklace in transparent blue and green glass links with gilt metal mountings and glass based faux pearls, with a slide clasp with wired glass beads and faux pearls. Made by the Venetian glass maker Archimede Seguso, for Chanel. Not marked but very well documented. I am also selling a similar necklace and a pair of earrings from the same collection. Super wearable for day or night, and great to layer with other Chanel necklaces. Wearable length is 35 inch...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #833946
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Beautiful and versatile long necklace in black glass links with gilt metal mountings and glass based faux pearls, with a slide clasp with wired glass beads and faux pearls. Made by the Venetian glass maker Archimede Seguso, for Chanel. Not marked but very well documented. I am also selling a similar necklace and a pair of earrings from the same collection. Super wearable for day or night, and great to layer with other Chanel necklaces. Wearable length is 35 inches. 5/8 inch wide. Ex...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #833945
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Beautiful clip earrings in turquoise glass with goldtone metal mountings and beads, and rhinestone accents, by the Venetian glass maker Archimede Seguso, for Chanel. Not marked but very well documented. I am also selling two similar necklaces from the same collection. 1 inch long and 3/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #825733
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Showstopping statement size Yves Saint Laurent necklace in slightly matte goldtone metal sculpted in a branch form design, with amazing huge brilliant colorless glass stones. In a very fashionable longer length which is adjustable allowing it to be worn several different ways. Marked YVES SAINT LAURENT, RIVE GAUCHE, and MADE IN FRANCE. Circa 1990, with original storage bag. The sculpted form has the look of a Goossens design. Weighty and solid and substantial. The hook clasp can be...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #825730
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Chunky heavy necklace by Robert Goossens, who has designed extensively for decades for Chanel, YSL, and other French couturiers. Dark wood rings are connected by solid cast rope form goldtone metal elements, with a round spring ring clasp. The clasp is marked GOOSSENS PARIS, and MADE IN FRANCE. A stunning piece and super wearable for day or night. Perfectly of the moment; the statement necklace is the "it" accessory of the season. Wearable length is 19 1/2 inches. 1 7/8 inches wid...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #825726
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Works by contemporary couture jeweler Iradj Moini are rare and sought-after. This is an early piece by Moini, and is an homage to a ruby and diamond brooch by Duke Fulco di Verdura, who is most well known for his collaboration with Coco Chanel. Marked IRADJ MOINI. Gripoix glass red cabochon stones and brilliant colorless strass stones are set in dark silvertone metal. With a clip/pin back which allows it to be worn as a pin or as a pendant. This would have a fabulous couture look...