All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #955647 (stock #0951)
These vintage earrings have a diameter of 1". They are baby blue and copper / brown enamel on brass. The enamel work is excellent.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #955519 (stock #0949)
This brooch / pin features set or "embedded" polished turquoise stones of different shapes and sizes with genuine pearl eyes. They are set in goldtone. It measures 2 3/4" x 1 1/4". It is in excellent condition. I believe it is c. 1990's
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #951325
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Fabulous and modern looking wear-everywhere YSL necklace of very large graduated goldtone beads strung on a goldtone metal chain, with three wheel shaped center elements with large glass cabochons in violet, cobalt blue, fuschia, and opaque pink. 1970s. Marked YSL on attached metal hang tag. With hook clasp. Perfectly on trend with the glam, edgy look of the metals, chains, and studs which are all over the runways and fashion magazines...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #951317
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Glam long bib necklace in goldtone metal with very large poured glass beads with an iridescent silvery finish. Circa 1965. Large cast metal elements have Etruscan revival applied beading and wirework and are suspended from groups of metal chains. Spring ring clasp. Perfectly on trend with the glam, edgy look of the metals, chains, and studs which are all over the runways and fashion magazines. Wearable length is 19 inches. Drop is 7 inches long and 2 1/2 inches wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #951305
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Fabulous big drop necklace in goldtone metal with pale pink seamless Lucite beads and cabochons simulating angelskin coral, with bamboo form mountings, and filigree beads. 1970s, marked LES BERNARD. Screw barrel clasp. The pink beads and the pink cabochons are slightly different colors.26 inches wearable length and 3/4 inch wide at sides. Drop is 4 3/4 inches long and 1 5/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Necklace form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #951303
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Fabulous statement making vintage 1970s necklace with a heavy wide openwork snake chain, a huge Bakelite pendant simulating jade with an engraved goldtone coiled element, and glass faux coral and turquoise cabochon stones. The large stone is set in dogtooth prongs. The chain has an engraved end cap. Marked ALICE CAVINESS. The necklace hooks at the pendant to close. Weighty and substantial and drapes beautifully. I am selling the matching drop earrings in a separate listing...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #951298
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Long signed Cadoro necklace in goldtone metal with a pendant drop in the form of a Maltese cross with engraving, in the Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. Also with yellow Bakelite beads, engraved metal beads, and very large poured glass beads. Marked CADORO on an attached metal tag. Late 1960s or early 1970s. Spring ring clasp. The rings connecting the pendant and the clasp are silvertone. 23 1/2 inches wearable length and 5/8 inch wide at sides...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #951295
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Very glam vintage clip earrings in heavy cast slightly matte goldtone metal, with rope form twists at the top, and metal chains surmounted by a moghul style umbrella shaped ornate cap. Marked SCHIAPARELLI and also marked PAT. 156452. This is probably a design patent number. Circa 1960. Great size -- 3 1/4 inches long and 1 inch wide at top. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #949557
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Fabulous and wide YSL sculpted bangle in Lucite simulating carved ivory. Marked YSL on a tiny goldtone plaque. Late 1970s or early 1980s. Great size -- 1 7/8 inches wide, 2 5/8 inches inside diameter, and 3/8 inch thick. Excellent condition. There are two tiny spots on the plastic only visible in enlarged photo. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #949549
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Amazing vintage bracelet made of dozens of different nuts and seeds wired to a heavy goldtone chain, with matching detailed goldtone leaves. The foldover clasp is marked NAPIER. Circa 1960. One large seed has ALOHA carved into it. A fabulous statement piece. 3 inches wide and 2 inches thick. 7 1/2 inches wearable length. This will fit an average 6 inch wrist fairly snugly because it is so thick. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #949536
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Chic vintage 1970s or 1980s Hermes signed black leather belt on signed goldtone buckle. The buckle hooks into two holes in the belt. The belt loops through two bars on the buckle and has a thin matching leather "keeper." The buckle is marked HERMES with an additional mark. The belt is marked HERMES, PARIS, and MADE IN FRANCE and also stamped with number 70 and letters T (in a circle) and M and L. Guaranteed authentic. The buckle is 2 1/4 inches wide and 1 3/8 inches long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #948684
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Super modern wear everywhere signed pendant necklace in polished green and matte black Lucite, with goldtone metal and a goldtone snake chain. Marked LANVIN PARIS. The pendant/top element slide along the snake chain. Spring ring clasp. Late 1960s or early 1970s. With the recent resurgence of the house of Lanvin, vintage 1960s and 1970s Lanvin jewelry is hotter than ever. 19 inches wearable length. The pendant is 3 1/2 inches long and 2 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #948656
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Fabulous and rare huge Schreiner piece which can be used as a hair barrette or a clip/pendant (try it as a pendant asymmetrically on one side of a multistrand beaded or rhinestone strand necklace)...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #948654
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Fabulous faux lariat glass beaded necklace and matching screw back drop earrings with a great modern look. By the French maker Louis Rousselet. The screw back of one earring is marked MADE IN FRANCE (difficult to photograph). Necklace and earrings have amazing slightly translucent pale aqua glass beads with slight marbling and tiny black specks, white baroque glass based faux pearls, brilliant rhinestone rondelles, and a large constructed metal drop set with rhinestones on each end of ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #948650
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Stunning articulated collar necklace in goldtone metal scale shaped elements which have a tiny cross hatched textured pattern, and small slightly smoke colored rhinestones. With a slide clasp. Circa 1960 or 1970. Substantial and weighty but flexible and drapes nicely. Perfectly on trend with the glam, edgy look of the metals, chains, and studs which are all over the runways and fashion magazines. 2 inches wide and 15 1/4 inches inside circumference. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #948634
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Lovely necklace of woven multi colored silk in red, blue, and green, with two very large knotted silk beads which slide along the strand. Also with a knotted button and loop close, and a long tassel in the center. Circa 1970 or 1980. Possibly an unsigned Yves Saint Laurent. From the same estate as the YSL black silk tasseled necklace I am listing. Wearable length is 22 inches. 1 inch wide at the silk beads. The tassels are 5 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to sho...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #948632
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Fabulous statement drop clip earrings with red silk rosettes and black silk bows surmounting huge brilliant colorless cut lead crystal stones, all mounted in silvertone metal. Circa 1980, unsigned, probably by Yves Saint Laurent or Valentino. From the same estate as several of the other French signed pieces I am listing. 2 3/4 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1960 item #948380 (stock #0942)
This is a beautiful brooch. It has several pink flowers, each with a central rhinestone. The flowers are all enamelled metal. The leaves are green enamel on a goldtone branch. The brooch measures 3" x 2" x 3/4". It's in excellent condition, circa 1950's. FREE US STANDARD S/H
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #947255 (stock #KJL33N)
Large and glamorous, the color combination of rich purple and deep blue cabochons accentuated by tiny pearls makes for a stunning necklace. The unusual shape of the bib provides a prominent and dramatic display when worn. The bottom of the bib is 12" across, 3 1/2" high. The necklace is approximately 16" end to end. The oval name plate is stamped KJL.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #946455
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Stunning vintage necklace in YSL's signature bohemian chic style, with seamless black Lucite beads, goldtone metal beads and drops, and black silk tassels, all strung on a fine metal chain in typical French construction. Circa 1970 or 1980. Marked YSL on the attached hang tag. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches and it drops 3 1/2 inches in the center. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Necklace form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1980 item #946453
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Glam vintage pendant necklace in black Lucite with brilliant strass stones. Circa 1970. The large pendant is suspended from a chain made from circular links and oblong pieces. Possibly European. 21 inches wearable length by 5/8 inch wide. The pendant is 2 7/8 inches long with bale by 2 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Necklace form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1980 item #946443
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Animal prints are a top trend and this fabulous piece makes a super statement. Vintage, circa 1970. This feels like Lucite with a lacquered overlay finish forming the zebra pattern on the outside and also on the inside. 1 1/8 inches wide, 1/4 inch thick, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #946400
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Stunning studio pendant in bronze or brass set with a pink stone which looks like a rhodochrosite. Circa 1970. This would be great on a ribbon as shown or on a neckring. Great size -- 4 1/8 inches long and 2 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Necklace form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1900 item #890611 (stock #gal-127)
This is an antique 9K yellow gold filled scale link pocket watch chain; 19th century, English; Measures 24 1/2 in length. Condition is very good with minor wear to plate.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1940 item #887864 (stock #gal-125)
Exquistely designed vintage Japanese Damascene butterfly drop necklace, each link beautifully detailed with flowers and birds in 24K gold, circa 1910, marked on clasp K24. Measurement: 20"Long, Butterfly Pendant-2 1/2'L X 1 1/2" W; Condition is excellent vintage, light wear on back.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #883856 (stock #0925)
This brooch/pin is made and signed by renown, French, Jewish sculptor Jacques Lipchitz. It is his interpretation of an Olive Tree. Artist-designed, this golden brooch is one of a small series of gifts given to purchasers of Israeli bonds in the 1960's-1970's. It measures 2" x 2". The back is signed (incised) Lipchitz in script. This piece is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1940 item #853554 (stock #gaf-209)
Vintage gold-filled double-sided hinged Photo Locket made by the American Company Hamilton and Hamilton Jr, Providence, RI, circa 1935, featuring a curved surface engraved with script monogram EHJ, original double-sided celluloid covers, hallmarked H&H with a star, reverse side horizontally engraved PAUL. Size: 1 1/2"long x 1" wide. Condition is very good with minor plate wear, small indentation on back.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #839899
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Stunning and very weighty and substantial bib necklace with huge colorless stones in heavy thick cast goldtone openback metal settings with ornate decoration and crown form prongs. The small drops are set with dog tooth prongs. With goldtone metal extender chain. The construction and stones suggest this is a French piece. Circa 1950 or 1960. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and drops 2 1/8 inches in the center. The largest stone is 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. One stone is dar...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #838768
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Amazing matched pair of statement size bracelets in silvertone metal with very large brilliant stones in fuschia and a green which has an edge of teal. Circa 1975. The stones are openbacked. Not marked but very substantial and weighty and with the look of French construction and style. The colors are a classic French combination. The colors are warmer and brighter and the stones are more brilliant than the photos depict. Slide clasps. Each is 2 1/4 inches wide and 7 inches long c...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #838755
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Fabulous weighty and substantial pendant in silvertone metal with brilliant green stones in a variety of shapes. Double sided, and both sides are identical, making it very dimensional. Circa 1970. Many Schreiner pieces were made for designers such as Christian Dior, Norman Norell, Pauline Trigere, and others, and were unsigned because they were made to be shown or sold as accessories to the designer's couture clothing collection. Signed Schreiner pieces were made to be sold indivi...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #837300
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Stunning unsigned Schreiner necklace with detachable large brooch. The signed brooch only version of this piece is more common. In dark silvertone metal with huge marbled mauve pink glass stones, and huge pale violet blue molded glass leaf form stones. Many Schreiner pieces were made for designers such as Christian Dior, Norman Norell, Pauline Trigere, and others, and were unsigned because they were made to be shown or sold as accessories to the designer's couture clothing collecti...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #837287
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Unsigned but most definitely by Schreiner, this fabulous set has a very large and dimensional pendant suspended from a goldtone metal braided chain. The pendant has a huge marbled blue glass stone surrounded by layers of pale green glass cabochons, and pale blue and raspberry glass faceted stones. The pendant has a drop with matching stones and a matching raspberry poured glass bead. The clip earrings have matching stones and beads. Many Schreiner pieces were made for designers s...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #837285
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Possibly made for Dior, this lovely necklace with matching clip earrings has the distinctive S shaped hook which was frequently used on Dior necklaces. One earring is marked FRANCE. Circa 1960. In goldtone metal with large glass based faux pearls, opaque topaz stones, and chain tassels. In a longer length which is currently very fashionable. The necklace has a wearable length of 22 inches. The center drops 3 1/2 inches and is 3 inches wide. The earrings are 1/2 inch in diameter. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #837277
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Beautiful French rope necklace in the style of Chanel; possibly an early unsigned Chanel. Circa 1960. With large Gripoix poured glass beads, glass based faux pearls, rhinestone rondelles, and distinctive fluted goldtone metal beads which I have had on two other confirmed French pieces. The chain elements are also French. The green beads are 17 mm long, the red beads are 21 mm long, and the blue beads and pearls are 10 mm in diameter. 44 inches long and 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condi...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #837276
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Stunning matched pair of spring hinged cuffs in celluloid or other plastic, with heavy thick applied silvertone cast metal elements with oblong curved green Lucite stones, and tiny pave colorless rhinestones. Circa 1950. From the estate of a New York socialite who had a huge quantity of Chanel and other French jewelry, as well as American designer jewelry. They are weighty and substantial. The decorative elements are mounted on the bracelets with pins inserted into drilled holes.The...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #833949
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Stunning bib necklace in luscious aqua turquoise and green round glass and poured glass melon shaped beads, with gilt metal findings. The slide clasp is set with matching cabochon stones. Marked CHR. DIOR GERMANY and dated 1965. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. The two rows of beads are connected by twisted wire rods which are meant to allow the top row to stand up slightly as shown. The transparent melon shaped beads are fabulously shaded from aqua to green. Su...