All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1207487
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Spectacular long sautoir necklace in dark silvertone metal with navette marquise shaped cabochon glass rhinestones in dark jewel tones, alternating with brilliant small multi color stones, with a hook and eye clasp. All stones are prong set. 1960s or 1970s. Probably an unsigned Schreiner piece, based on the hook and eye close, the metal color, the variety and quality of the stones, and the over the top design. Amazing length -- 64 inches wearable length and just under 5/8 inch wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1910 item #1207483
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Fabulous stunning antique 19th century gunmetal/Berlin iron long collet set crystal sautoir necklace. Mid to late 19th century, probably French. These necklaces were also originally used as muff chains, hanging the fur muff around the wearer's neck, where it would fall at about waist length. The watch style clasp and spring ring clasp could also be used to hang items such as a lorgnette or a lady's watch...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1207482
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Glittering French hand made drop rhinestone earrings with constructed three dimensional ovals of soldered metal, with prongset stones in blues shading from light aurora borealis pink to dark blue, and larger aurora borealis stones in piecrust settings at the top, circa 1960, possibly by Cis, Countess Cissy Zoltowska. Marked MADE FRANCE. With many hallmarks of the Cis style, including the exotic color progression, the piecrust stone settings, and the dark silvertone metal...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1207481
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Lush long necklace with glass beads in opaline translucent pale blue, pale pink, and purple, with sculpted translucent Lucite beads, all wired in silvertone metal. 1970s. Marked LES BERNARD on attached metal hang tag. The Les Bernard company, now closed, as well as making jewelry under its own name, made jewelry for Mary McFadden, James Galanos, and Ugo Correani...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #1207473
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Ethereal long wired glass beaded sautoir with pale blue beads, glass based faux pearls, and large molded opaline glass beads, circa 1950. Probably French. 54 inches wearable length. The large opaline beads are just under 3/4 inch or 18mm wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #1207457
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Antique Edwardian necklace with large black glass, or French jet elements and a pendant with a genuine banded agate onyx stone mounted in gold filled metal, with gold filled round links and matching spring ring clasp. Circa 1900. 17 1/2 inches wearable length and the pendant is 2 3/8 inches long with bail. Excellent condition with some very slight flea bites to the edges of the glass elements and one larger loss, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1207453
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Runway size vintage circa 1970 tribal style bib collar necklace in dark hammered brass with long drops and matching hook catch and extender chain. It makes an amazing couture statement. Great size -- about 15 inches inside circumference, including the gap, and can be adjusted slightly smaller or larger. The center drops 8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1207436
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Rare and collectible signed Alexis Kirk articulated collar necklace in the barbaric style popularized by Chanel, in goldtone metal with red cabochon stones that feel like Lucite. Circa 1970. Marked ALEXIS KIRK. 24 inches wearable length and 2 1/2 inches long in the center. 6 1/2 inches wide from corner to corner. Excellent condition with one or two very slight losses to goldtone finish under the points where some elements overlap. Not noticeable or even visible when worn...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1178263
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Really fabulous vintage long clip earrings in heavy cast goldtone metal with poured glass beads in jewel colors of blue, red, green, iridized gray, and amber, with goldtone beads, and red poured glass beads at the tops, with opaque gold rhinestones. The tops have openwork detailing. Very substantial couture quality, possibly French. 1970s or 1980s. Great size -- 4 1/2 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1166374
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Very glam statement making vintage sautoir with huge amber or tortoise color Lucite beads wired and mounted in goldtone metal. Top quality and very substantial. Great to wear alone or layer with other similar sautoirs. Circa 1970 or 1980. 44 inches long and 7/8 inch or 22 mm wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1166373
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Fabulous unusual glass beaded necklace with multi strands of purple, dark blue, pale lavender glass beads, and silvertone metal beads, with a huge dark brass mounted asymmetrical center element with giant softly faceted and smooth cabochon glass stones and a prong set brilliant purple prong set glass drop. It can be worn as a dog collar with the center as the clasp, or longer as shown, with the center as a pendant. Circa 1970, from the same estate as the Egyptian collar I am listing...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1166372
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Stunning vintage Egyptian revival collar necklace in goldtone metal with rows of red and green enameled tiny panels alternating with rows of prong set opaque turquoise milk glass faceted stones. Circa 1970, from the same estate as the purple glass torsade I am listing. Slide clasp. Statement jewels are hotter than ever and this piece is perfectly on trend. 1 7/8 inches wide. Wearable length is 14 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1166370
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Fabulous beautifully detailed French necklace with wired contruction, with black glass beads terminating in very finely detailed goldtone cast metal crown form elements, with a hook close, surmounting a long tassel with matching beads and fine goldtone metal foxtail chains...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #1166367
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Beautiful French necklace with amazing huge green melon shaped beads, small red glass spacer beads, and brilliant rhinestone rondelles held in dark brasstone metal. Possibly an early Chanel. It has been professionally restrung. There are probably one or more green beads missing, as they are not exactly perfectly graduated, however, this is not extremely noticeable when worn. There are also rhinestones missing from some of the rondelles; these have been strung at the back. The clasp, ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1166354
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Amazing huge vintage signed Ledo bracelet in rhodium plated metal with pave large and small brilliant strass rhinestones in an Art Deco design. Marked LEDO. This is the mark of the Polcini jewelry company, founded in New York in 1911. The Ledo mark dates from the late 1940s. With slide clasp and safety chain. Great size -- 1 3/4 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. All stones are bright and much better than the photos. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1920 item #1166353
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Very early 20th century antique two level tiara in dark goldtone metal with bands of prong set brilliant paste rhinestones terminating in hinges with star form decoration. Probably French, circa 1910 or 1920. It is hinged and can be worn many ways. So perfect for a bridal veil, or just with a fabulous updo! Opens to about 3 inches at center. 1 inch at center when closed. 6 1/4 inches diameter and about 13 inches inside circumference. Excellent condition. All stones are brilliant and ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150043 (stock #11539)
This wonderful vintage bracelet is 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and is made from cordovan colored bakelite. It has a carved Oriental bamboo motif, and it is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed bakelite
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1145482 (stock #11515)
The works of Elsa Schiaparelli have always been sought after, but the recent exhibition of her work at New York's Metropolitan Museum has only sealed the importance of this influential designer. This outstanding grand parure includes a necklace, bracelet, pin, and earrings, and is an extremely unusual design that I have not seen before. The necklace is 17" long x 2 3/4", the bracelet is 8" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 3 1/8" in diameter, and the earrings are 1 3/8" in diameter. The pieces a...