Small Pleasures, Antiques & Collectibles
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #874637
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$479.95
This rickshaw rhodium plated pot metal and clear rhinestone pin also has red cabochons and enameling. The wheels move. It is 1 9/16" by 1 1/2".

Reference: Brunialti, American Costume Jewelry- Art & Industry (2008) designed by Jacques Leff, in 1939 page 162 in Vol. #1

I have seen this pin as high as $895.00.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #873393
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$135.95
This is a pair of Trifari multi colored cabochons fruit drop button clips earrings. They are gold plated metal with cabochons. They are hallmarked Trifari with Crown C. They are circa 1955. They are 1" x 1" and in excellent condition. This price included insured shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #873389
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$399.95
These are KTF Trifari 'Alfred Philippe' tricolor fruit salad swirl pair of dress clips or pin clipmate. They are rhodium plated base metal, with rhinestones and fruit salads. They are hallmarked Clipmates Pat No 2050804 and each dress clip is marked Des Pat No 105403. These are 1937. They are 2.34" x 1/1/4" . Free insured shipping is included in the price.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #869689
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$199.95
These Corocraft heavenly swallows duette is hallmarked "sterling Corocraft pat. no 1298867. These sterling vermeil swallows are circa 1940. They are gold washed and are studded with clear rhinestones with green eyes
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #869682
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$179.95
This Shoemaker & Pickering Co. orcid brooch, tremblar is made of pot metal with pink enameling. It is 3 1/8" wide by 3 1/4" tall. There is some scratching to the enameling. Circa 1930.

This pin is illustrated in different color in Warman's Vintage Jewelry by Leigh Leshner Karuse Publications 2008

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #868213
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$79.95
This Cadoro (or Hollywood Stars) brooch pin is 2 1/4" x 2 3/4" . It appears to be in mint condition. There are faux black coral all the way aournd. All are in tact. No missing or broken pieces. This item is in excellent vintage condition. It is hallmarked "Cadoro" on the back.

Cadoro Inc. NY was founded by Actor Steve Brody and Dan Staneskieu in 1945. The jewelry was custom designed, highly fashionable, had crafted using brushed gold and silver tone metals, rhinestones and glass crystals from all over the world, seed pearls and stones from the ocean depths. The stones were prong set like a set of dog's teeth that firmly griped the stones. The jewelry made included 3 dimensionals fish, animals and Russian inspired jewelry. Dan died in 1960s and the company ceased operations in 1970. Pieces by this company are extremely hard to find.

Cadoro pieces usually sell in the $250.00 - $300.00 range.

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We cannot be held responsible for postal delays, lost or damaged packages.

We will automatically insure U.S. packages on merchandise over $100.00. Please request insurance if you desire it.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #861660
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$95.00
Cini sterling Zodiac Taurus pin is 2 1/4 wide by 1 3/4" tall. It is Hallmarked STERLING BY CINI with a copyright symbol" in a rectangle box.

In 1979, Cini died. Late 1940s.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #861641
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$195.00
This large exotic rhodium plated pot metal gryphon bird brooch is encrusted with multitudes of clear rhinestones. It is 3 1/2" x 3 1/4". It is in excellent vintage condition. It is circa 1937-1940.

Ref: Warman's Vintage Jewelry by Leigh Leshner on page 65.

Collecting Costume Jewelry 202 by Julia C. Carrol, page 24

Fabulous Fakes by Carole Tanenbaum, p. 133.

I have owned this item before with the MB Phrygian helmet marking) This one is unmarked.

This brooch is a legendary creature with the body and tail of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle. Griffins are known to guard treasures and priceless possessions because they were perceived to be powerful and majestic. The design patent # is 129843 issued to Marel Boucher in 1941.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #858591
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$189.95
This vintage LOS BALLESTEROS sterling bracelet is made in Taxo, Guerrero, Mexico. It weighs 60 grams. It is 7 1/2" long by 1" in width. It is hallmarked B ( stylized Ballesteros Logo) Mexx 925 Talleres de Los Ballesteros.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #858562
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$110.00
This is a real sweet antique miniature cold painted bronze African American boy and girl group reading the newspaper with a Holland headline. It is circa 1890. The boy and girl are dressed in Dutch costume. It measures 1" tall x 5/8" wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #858536
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$395.00
This sterling enameled orchid brooch / pin has a vermeil finish with clear crystals and amethyst baguette stamens. It is hallmarked CoroCraft sterling. This orchid pin was designed by Adolph Katz in 1944. It is great vintage condition-virtually pristine and definitely spectacular. It measures 2 1/2" square.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #858362
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$110.00
This is a super quality little fox made of hand painted cold painted Austrian bronze. Excellent detail. Circa 1900. 2" long x 5/8" tall. Circa 1900. Quite possibly Bergman or Geschutz.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #858349
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$49.95
This Asia figure has flowing robes, cabochon belly and face. This pin appears to be 14K brushed gold finish. This pin is unmarked but probably Marvella or Hattie Carnegie.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1940 item #856056
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$95.00
This Cini sterling Zodiac Aquarius (Jan 20 - February 18) pin is 1 7/8 x 2 1/3"
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1940 item #856055
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$95.00
This Cini sterling Zodiac Sagitarius pin is 2" square.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #856047
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$49.95
Unisex Mens Or Ladies Sterling Silver Ring With Alternating Turquoise And Coral Inlay Triangles. This Ring Would Be Suitable For A Wedding Band. Weighs 4.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #855297
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$95.00
For nearly eight decades the Cini signature has meant original handcrafted, heirloom jewelry. News spread quickly that the Florentine artisan had great skill and imagination in creating new jewelry designs. Before long his creations attracted the attention of the most discerning buyers throughout the nation.

This pin is 2" wide by 2" in height. It is in excellent condition.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #854513
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$175.00
These Haskell or Czechoslovakian dress clips has small 5 petaled plastic flowers in a variety of colors wired to a Haskell type frame. These dress clips have a subtle playfullness about them that is charming, beautiful and very feminine. Circa 1920's.