All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #712848
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Glittering fabulous vintage rope necklace with dozens of brilliant colorless stones set in oblong and round filigree beads linked by wires. Marked CHRISTIAN DIOR on an attached metal hang tag. The metal is silvertone. 1960s, from a Philadelphia estate. With a hook catch and a ring with a tassel with three round jeweled beads. This could also be worn as a belt.

Wearable length is 37 inches. Just under 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. All stones are brilliant...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #710142
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Stunning vintage necklace strung with dozens of rondelles with brilliant colorless stones. With an asymmetric buckle motif and a slide clasp with pave stones. There are four strands strung with alternating rondelles and round beads; The two outer strands are brass or goldtone base metal and the two inner strands are silvertone base metal, creating a fabulous and versatile gold and silver effect. This piece is most likely French, circa 1950. The metal at the clasp is goldtone...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #710138
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Very large vintage brooch in the form of an articulated fish, with brilliant crystal colorless stones and red stones as eyes. Marked FRANCE. C. 1950 or 1960; possibly a Roger Jean Pierre piece. All stones are prong set. With a French trombone clasp. The metal is silvertone.

Great size -- 5 1/4 inches long and just under 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. All stones are bright. There is a tiny darkened area at each tip of the tail but this is not noticeable at a short distance...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #710133
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Excellent vintage flower form fur clip with brilliant smoke gray stones in gunmetal japanned metal settings, with a very large faux pearl trembler in the center of the flower. French, marked DEPOSE, and a possible Roger Jean Pierre piece.

Great size -- 4 inches long and just under 2 inches wide and 1 1/2 inches deep. Very good to excellent condition...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1950 item #707849
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Fabulous vintage glass beaded necklace with color changing alexandrite lead crystal glass beads and tiny clear glass spacer beads. Circa 1940. With a beautiful geometric Art Deco pave diamante slide clasp in silvertone metal. From a Baltimore estate and I also have listed several 1940s signed pins and clips from this same estate. The color is a pinkish lavender in natural light, and a pale aqua in white artificial light. Both colors are more intense than the photos depict...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #697938
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A fabulous glittering genuine cut steel necklace with an asymmetrical (negligee) double drop and a front hook closure. Circa 1910 - 1920. Probably French. The design is beautifully modern and forward looking. Twelve disks set with riveted cut steel stones, connected with chain links. In a stunning gunmetal gray which will perfectly complement this season's palette.

A classic collectible piece, and currently perfectly of the moment as well...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #691057
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Beautiful dimensional vintage pendant with a pale chartreuse adamite crystal stone, on a goldtone neckring. Circa 1960. The pendant is made of metal with a crackled gold finish, and is signed with a signature which I am not able to identify. A very distinctive modernist piece which is totally on trend. Crystal, agate, and geode stones in natural forms are being featured in many current jewelry collections this year.

The pendant is 2 1/2 inches long by 1 3/4 inches wide and 1 inch deep. ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #691051
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Fabulous vintage beaded necklace in turquoise and jewel tone beads, circa 1965. Marked CADORO on an attached metal hang tag at the spring ring clasp. With seamless Lucite beads in two shades of turquoise, goldtone metal spacers and findings, and amazing huge poured glass beads in glowing jewel tones, including red, green, peach, cobalt, and amber. The glass beads are probably by the French maker Gripoix. The colors are more intense than the photos depict. A stunning statement necklace. Big el...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #680378
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An amazing and rare saphiret glass demi parure consisting of a necklace and matching clip back earrings. Marked KRAMER OF NY. Circa 1960. An outstanding find from a Philadelphia estate. Saphiret glass is a unique color changing art glass which was originally developed by the Victorians and was used off and on throughout the 20th century. It is currently enjoying a huge surge in popularity and collectibility.

The earrings are marked KRAMER OF NY. All stones are prong set. The metal is goldto...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #657100
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A beautiful heavy bib necklace in matte goldtone, with outstanding very dimensional drops in modern geometric shapes. 1970s. Very dramatic and bold.

Wearable length is 19 inches. The longest drop is 4 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #655177 (stock #0997)
A vintage 15-1/2" knotted 3/8" turquoise glass bead necklace with a gold plated ball insert clasp c1950s. This necklace has a tag which says MADE IN U.S.A. which exactly resembles the tags used by Vogue jewellery of New York (1936-77?). This item is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of ge...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1980 item #653232
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Very cute vintage layered plastic pin in white and navy blue in the form of a sailboat, with red painted detail. This is a French piece; several similar figural sailor pins are pictured in the 2003 edition of "Plastic Jewelry" by Lilian Baker, with updates by Ginger Moro and Karima Parry. This piece is 1960s or 1970s. From a Baltimore estate. I also have the matching sailor pin, from the same estate, listed.

Nice size -- 2 5/8 inches long by 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. There is what...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #644919 (stock #0973)
A signed Danecraft sterling silver 16-1/4" long and 1/2" wide necklace and the matching 2" x 1-3/8" brooch, both with an acorn and oak leaf motif. Each is gilt, and the necklace has a gilt silver or brass spring-ring catch and the pin has a safety catch. This 1930s-40s set is in very good original condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs other than the loss of virtually all of the gilding it was possibly deliberately polished off - we would hardly have known it was gilded b...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #637422
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Outstanding vintage Art Deco/Retro Moderne horse form figural brooch in ebonized carved wood with inlaid silver detail. Circa 1945. Unsigned, most likely by Elzac Inc., which produced jewelry from materials such as ceramic, Lucite, fur, feathers, cloth, and wood during World War II when other materials were in short supply.

With an embedded pin back and with silver decoration, including beads around the collar and along the mane, and thin wires above and below the beads around the collar....

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1900 item #544646 (stock #0658)
A simple and elegant Victorian brass photo pin c1890. This 1-5/8" x 1-3/8" pin features a twist border and an inset photograph of two attractive young men with a celluloid window; it is retained by a metal backing plate with folded tabs. This pin has a c-clasp and it is in excellent condition with no dents, cracks, losses, corrosion, repairs or damage. Shipping is $5 (to the US - other spots may vary) - insured is higher. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1910 item #314810 (stock #T 888)
Sold, no price, no info. c 1900 from a Cambridge Collector's household Ornate 2 Pc Art Nouveau Buckle stamped "E. A Bliss" Co. logo inside a circle and "5" on ea pc. Founded in 1875 in nearby Attleboro, later became the parent company of The Napier Co. 4" X 2 1/2" with just a smidgen of wear. SOLD, no price, no info
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #305449 (stock #C-J0006)
3.5" in length and 2.5" wide, this is a magnificent signed Butler & Wilson brooch. Swarovski crystal pave and creamy faux pearls accentuate the traditional poodle cut. The ears swing freely. The mounting is rhodium plated.

Condition: Excellent

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #285276 (stock #C-J0003)
This signed Butler & Wilson brooch was created in the 1980's. Swarovski crystals are prong set into a rhodium plated casting. The piece measures approximately 3" x 2.5" and is in excellent condition.