All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090431
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Fabulous unusual circa 1980 signed YSL necklace with three strands of large carved natural agate beads, two strands in a medium soft green, and one strand in a deep deep blue-green. The clasp and center drop are beautifully detailed cast goldtone metal with millegrain applied metal beads. The center drop has a leaf form element surmounting two circular elements connected by two strands of tiny carved light green agate beads...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090429
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Beautiful, super versatile, great to wear alone or layer, signed YSL necklace in antiqued goldtone with thirteen large Byzantine style coin form drops of varying sizes and designs. 1980s. Some of the coins are two sided, with different designs on each side. Marked YSL on the attached metal tag, and also marked YSL on the S shaped hook close. 33 inches long. The largest coin is 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090427
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Beautiful YSL sautoir Byzantine or Renaissance style necklace to wear alone or layer with other similar sautoirs. Circa 1980, in dark slightly matte goldtone metal with large poured glass beads in pale pink and dark fuschia red. Also with ornate basket weave design metal beads. With YSL signature link. Continuous strand with no clasp. 36 inches long and 1/2 inch wide at the widest point (dark pink beads). Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090420
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Amazing 1980s signed Dominique Aurientis bib necklace of huge leaf form drops with swivel hinge connections, to allow smooth draping, and with large luminous Gripoix poured glass stones in three different shades of chartreuse and bright green, finished with two very large matching poured glass beads at the hook close. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. The leaf drops have very detailed textured surfaces with great dimensionality. The chain links are very ornately detailed as well...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079767 (stock #10932)
This stunning necklace is one of several pieces we acquired from an important private collection that is currently deaccessioning. After months of negotiation, and renegotiation we were able to acquire this necklace which was purchased by it's original owner at 31 Rue Cambon in 1984...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079762 (stock #10931)
This beautiful necklace was made by Maison Gripoix for the legendary couture house of Coco Chanel. It has a dramatic look that is perfect for any season. It is 18" long and has center medallion measuring 3 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide. The bow medallion is made from gilt brass with a center red Gripoix glass chiclet stone surrounded by dozens of clear rhinestones. The flanking sides have 16mm x 20mm oval glass pearls and the center drop is 18mm x 36mm...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1076026
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Stunning 1980s very heavy and substantial ebonized wood bangle with goldtone metal appliques in the form of African masks. There is a place inside (pictured) where there was a signature plaque which is now lost, and this piece is almost certainly by Dominique Aurientis. From the same estate as the signed Dominique Aurientis wood and goldtone metal mounted bangle I have listed. Inside diameters are 2 1/2 inches and 2 3/8 inches. 7/8 inch wide and 1 inch thick. Excellent condition...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1076020
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Statement signed Ugo Correani asymmetrical necklace of beautifully made and finished glowing translucent Lucite charms in the form of coral, sea anemone, and other sea life, in one of the hottest colors of the season, amber orange. The charms are strung on heavy pale creamy silk cords. With a slide clasp marked UGO CORREANI ITALY. Circa 1980...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1076017
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Statement signed Ugo Correani asymmetrical necklace of beautifully made and finished glowing translucent Lucite rings on silk cords, in one of the hottest colors of the season, amber orange. With a slide clasp marked UGO CORREANI ITALY. Circa 1980. The designer Ugo Correani has had his own label since the 1970s, and also has designed jewelry for Valentino, Fendi, and Versace, as well as Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Lacroix. Never worn, with its original store tag...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1074013 (stock #10810)
These beautiful vintage bracelets were designed by contemporary jeweler, Stephen Dweck. Each bangle is intricately carved from exotic wood and both measure 1 1/8" wide with a 2 5/8" diameter opening. They have accents of faceted citrines which are bezel set in gold vermeil sterling silver. They are in excellent condition and the inner walls are hallmarked "Stephen Dweck" on an applied plaque.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1073903 (stock #SO3)
This amazing pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell, exclusively for Lush Life Antiques. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The pin measures 3 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and has a preban Japanese ivory carving mounted in a frame of multi color crystals. It has a rich black plating and is signed "Sorrell Originals" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1073901 (stock #SO2)
This jaw dropping pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The pin was custom made for Lush Life Antiques and incorporates a large piece of vintage preban carved elephant ivory...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1072146 (stock #NB80)
This tasty morsel comes direct from France and measures a hearty 21" long. The necklace boasts 7 colorful resin charms: Strawberry, Radish, Eggplant, Pear, Carrot, Tomato and Bell Pepper. Necklace has a hook & link closure. Be sure and look for the matching Tomato earrings. Delectable.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1067467
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Fabulous very big 1980s bangle in dark wood with three large detailed dimensional leopard head decorations. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. The leopard head elements are based on 16th century Benin bronze leopard head masks which were worn as waist or hip ornaments. The leopard was a symbol of royal power in Benin and was also depicted in statues, full size masks, and other objects. I am also listing a matching necklace in wood with a leopard head. Great size -- 1 1/4 inches wide, ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1067466
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Very glam signed Yves Saint Laurent ten strand necklace of gold beaded chains, with a pin clasp which is marked YVES SAINT LAURENT on both sides in script. Circa 1990. 17 inches wearable length (inside strand). The outside strand is 27 inches long. The center drops 3 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. No wear to metal finish. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life-size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1067463
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Fabulous matched pair of Karl Lagerfeld very weighty linked bracelets circa 1990. Each is signed KL in script at both ends of the clasp. With an early shiny polished metal finish. Five rows of single rings are soldered lengthwise, and connected by loose double sets of rings, allowing the bracelets to flex and drape beautifully. They can also be clasped together and worn as a closefitting dog collar. The wearable length would be 15 inches. Great size -- each bracelet is 1 7/8 inches wide ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1067461
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Fabulous vintage Jean-Louis Scherrer heavy link necklace in goldtone metal in a very primitive barbaric style. Marked SCHERRER PARIS and MADE IN FRANCE and JEAN-LOUIS SCHERRER in script on the toggle clasp. With huge asymmetrical champagne colored resin stones simulating citrines and small colorless strass stones. Jean-Louis Scherrer worked as an assistant at Christian Dior, 1955-59, designed for Louis FĂ©raud, 1959-61, and founded his own label in 1962. 17 1/2 inches wearable lengt...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1059219 (stock #231)
This wonderful vintage pin was designed by Frances Patiky Stein, who is current head designer for Chanel fine jewelry. The pin is made from gold tone metal and has poured glass accents made by the house of Gripoix. The pin is 3" long x 2 1/2" wide and is signed "FPS" on two applied plaques. The pin stem has been replace and is secure.