In the 1940's-1950's, earrings were made with screw type fasteners. These are clearly marked, "Coro", which was a popular maker of costume jewelry since 1901.These earrings are king crowns or crests with tiny waterfall of brass thin sticks. The design is unusual and they are in good vintage condition. They do have some tarnish and could use a good polishing. Measure: 1-1/2" tall X 1: wide.
Beautiful little bracelet covered with repousse flowers, vines, and borders that look like etching, it is only 1 inch wide and 6-3/8” circumference with a 1” gap – and very light weight. It has a look of a more expensive, silver piece although it is costume. It was made in Tibet and the pattern was probably stamped, but it still looks very rich and authentic.
Great earrings from Chico's where they have superb jewelry. These drops have a big purple "pearl" and a faceted light green stone, topped by a patinaed brass jewel. Very striking and are in excellent condition. Hang about 1-1/2" down and the large purple "pearl" is 3/8" dia.
These earrings are the smallest "doorknockers" I've ever seen. They are sterling and measure about 3/4" from top to bottom and 14" wide. Understated.
Ivory in color and faceted stones (that I think is chalcedony) make these earrings really unusual. They are faceted with so many planes that they sparkle when they turn. For pierced ears, they have nice patinaed closed ear hooks. Very nice and go with a lot. About 1" long and 1/2" dia. at the bottom.
Tibetan Pendant Carved Dragon with Turquoise Old and beautiful, this unique pendant has two parts. One is the lovely dark brown carved dragon encircled by silver bezel. The second is a large chunk of turquoise hinged to the carved portion. It has a lot of matrix, but is a gorgeous turquoise color. The back of both parts is also carved with a dragon on the bottom and florals on the turquoise back. The bottom carved dragon part is approximately 2” diameter and the turquoise is about 11-1/2” wide X 1” tall. Chain sold separately.
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Good costume jewelry can rival the real thing when the best craftsmanship, design, and materials are used. This bracelet of very large links looks unbelievably like real silver. The bracelet fits the wrist snugly because the links are woven on elastic to make it easy on and off and comfort. The surface of each link has slight variations between links, adding a more authentic look to it. It is a really gorgeous bracelet. Each link is approximately 2” long X 1” wide and there are eight.
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Jewelry and Accessories : Ethnic : Contemporary item #1230474 (stock #010083)
This is a remarkably well-designed and crafted bracelet that looks very authentic although it is costume. It has a lot of heft and is covered with tiny beads of silver woven into an intricate and ornate pattern all over the surface. The black stone looks like onyx although it is synthetic, it, too, looks very real. You will get many compliments on this and it is destined to be noticed! Dimensions are 2-1/2” diameter and about 1-3/4” wide.
Chico’s always has incredibly current and unique jewelry and these earrings are no exception. They are a teardrop shape with vivid metallic pink, orange, yellow, brown, and black shiny bits color in the main part of the earring, and sparkling stones above. They are 1-1/2 inches long and 1 inch wide at the widest part. They are truly standout quality.
This bracelet is made in Tibet and is crafted in a traditional pattern of a lotus blossom, along with peacocks on either side. Flourishes and a background of texture make the images stand out. It measures 2 in. wide and is about 8 in. from tip-to-tip. The lotus blossom in Tibetan culture is one of the fortunate symbols representing purity and spiritual enfoldment. The peacock symbolizes positive transformation in any negative situation. This bracelet is adjustable.
This bracelet is made in Tibet and is crafted in a traditional pattern of a lotus blossom, along with graceful flourishes that wind to the ends. It weighs 35.5 grams and measures 2 in. wide and is about 8 in. from tip-to-tip. The lotus blossom in Tibetan culture is one of the fortunate symbols representing purity and spiritual enfoldment. Others say that the lotus flower symbolizes survival. Some believe that the lotus blossom signifies that a dark or trying stage has been overcome. The lotus flower grows in the muddy swamp, forcing its way upward to bloom, so they are said to be symbolic of persevering through the worst of conditions. This bracelet is adjustable.
This vintage Mexican solid copper bracelet is truly a unique work of art. It is adorned with beautifully executed silver and brass Aztec symbols. The motif on this bracelet is of an Aztec Day symbol: Cuauhtli or Eagle. Cuauhtli is a day of fighting for freedom and equality. It is a good day for action, a bad day for reflection. A good day for invoking the gods, a bad day for ignoring them. This bracelet of mixed metals is typical of those made by Maya and her workshop, Casa Maya, in the 1960’s and ’70s. Her work is recognizable by their modernist, sometimes surreal designs, stylized pre-Columbian themes, and use of mixed metals and sometimes polychrome. This bracelet is completely hand wrought by cutting the copper and shaping it by hammering to size. The hammer marks are purposely left to add texture. The silver and brass pieces are cut by hand and soldered on to the copper. It measures 6-3/4” around the outside with an opening of about one inch. It is 2” wide at the widest point. It weighs 80.8 grams. The bracelet can be fit to accommodate a different size as long as you are careful not to bend to a dramatically different size. The artist who crafted this was very skilled because the piece is impeccably executed. It is marked, “Mexico”. It is in beautiful vintage condition with only normal wear.
From one of the most famous silver studios in Mexico comes this little Bumble Bee pin. He is just so cute, but crafted to perfection. He is a mixture of brass, silver, and copper with niello on parts. Miguel Cisneros (TC-10) is the well-known silversmith associated with Far Fetched. This little pin is probably about 1960’s and is in good vintage condition. It measures 1-1/8” long X 1” at the widest point. It is marked, “Far Fetched” with a heart-shaped stamp and copyright stamp. Very charming piece.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Apparel : Pre 1950 item #1190827 (stock #1100072LS)
This vintage coat is incredibly beautiful and has no real flaws, worn areas, or tears. It may have had repairs in the past, but nothing is evident of that. The only thing that needs to be fixed is a missing eye for one of the hooks on the front. It was made in Germany at a furrier that had been in business since 1883. The label says, "Die Weltmarke, Pelzveredelung Seit 1883" and "Thorerprocess". It is really gorgeous and looks new because there is nothing wrong or flawed with it. It measures (lying flat) across back between shoulders = 19"; widest across is about 25"; from nape of neck to hem = 41"; and sleeves at 25" and are mid-arm depending on your build. The black is very black and the mink collar is shiny and full. It is an extraordinary coat and hard to believe the age from looking at it.
This cuff bracelet was made by jeweler and metalsmith, Linda Summers. Much of her work is mixed metals and this one has a somewhat "industrial" look to it. It is soldered, but also has tiny rivets that are functional and aesthetic. The bracelet is 1-1/2" at the widest point and is 7" around with an opening between.The metal is extremely malleable allowing for different size wrists.
This lovely little bracelet is adorned with atylized leaf with tendrils and berries ib it. It a very well crafted, but has not markings, so I can't be sure that it is sterling. It measures 5-1/2" around and it about 1" wide at the widest point. This bracelet can be adjusted a litte
This heavily adorned pendent is old and from Tibet. It was handcrafted by a Tibetan artisan of silver and shell. Even the back side is very ornately repoussed. It is accented by a custom-designed necklace of silk ribbons and silver bugles. It is a unique and extraordinary piece. The pendant is 2-1/2" diameter and about 3" with the bail. The necklace is 28" long and goes over your head.
This necklace is very primitive in style as it was made by tribal peoples many years ago. I don't know the age precisely, but it must be about 40 yrs. old., maybe older. It is about 24" long with silver beads interspersed between the pipestone. It is something that looks well with other beads and chains to have a layered effect. It is in good condition and the clasp is a simple hook and eye.