Genuine pearls and jade proudly support this tortoise. Patrice, contemporary American designer offers this limited edition piece. It is the finest there is in materials, design and detail. Truly of heirloom quality. The two strands of pearls measure 17" end to end.
Contemporary American designer Patrice has created this spectacular limited edition dragonfly necklace and earrings.Her jewelry is the finest in materials, design and details, and each piece is of heirloom quality. The set is made of vintage European glass from the 1930-40's, brass and gold plate. The flat chain is 17" long.The chunky pendant is 1 7/8" wide, 2" long and 3/4" deep. The clip earrings of the same materials (shown when picture is enlarged) are 1" long and 3/4" wide.
Vintage European glass from the 1930-40's and brass with gold plate compose this Patrice bracelet.A contemporary American designer, Patrice presents only the finest materials, designs and details. All work by Patrice is of heirloom quality. The bracelet is 7 1/2" long including clasp, and is 5/8" wide.
Contemporary American designer Maya has created this elegant choker of real pearls, resin and glass beads. 12 1/2" around with a 2 1/2" extension. Depth at its greatest is 5". The piece is signed Maya.
Enormous and heavy and all prong set. Sorrell presents an outstanding bracelet. It matches the preceding set but is being sold separately. 1 7/8" high, 7 1/4" around, 1 1/2" opening. It is signed Sorrell Original on an oval plaque.
This contemporary brooch by French designer Pavone is made of galalith (a plastic derived from skim milk!). The little cat just oozes sassy personality and begs to be taken home by a cat lover. He is three levels thick--head and paws front level, body second level, and tail the third level. Great design. 3 1/2" tall, 1 3/4" wide. Pavone signature on the back of the brooch.
Pardon the hyperbole, but this is the most original bead laden, non sterling, largest nouveau deco ish necklace this person has ever designed and assembled. Massive! Sometimes one sees a piece of 'hardware', as in this circa 1890 brass Art Nouveau escutcheon with butterfly figural motif, and the creative person knows instantly what to create...
Patrice, elegant as always!The necklace is composed of Hsiu jade, red adventurine and natural agate beads with brass. The clip earrings are composed of red and green adventurine with amethyst and brass. The pendant back is as beautiful as the front so that it may be worn either way. Necklace is 19" end to end, pendant is 2" in diameter and the earrings are 1 1/8" in diameter.
Elegant single strand necklace by Maya. Contemporary American designer Maya uses semi precious stones, pearls, crystals and antiqued metal when creating her jewelry. In this lovely necklace she has combined Canada jade, fresh water stick pearls, citrine nuggets and bronze colored metal. Result? Fabulous! Total length end to end is 35". Jade rectangles are 1 1/2" by 1" and are 1/8" thick. Oval metal tag with Maya signature attached.
Patrice gathers semi precious stones, antique glass and metals to design heirloom pieces such as this set. It has a striking combination of yellow jade with amathyst on brass and also Chinese turquoise and carnelian. The necklace is 17" end to end, the pendant is 2" by 1 1/2", clip earrings are 1" by 5/8".
Maya uses yellow turquoise and green garnets in combination with faceted crystal beads and ornate metal beads. Ornate and dramatic. Shorter strand is 19" with a 3" extension. Gold plated brass pendant is 4" long and hangs over the longer strand.
Introducing Rick Shelley. Known regionally for his elegant and charming "bug pins", Rick is new to the larger American and world-wide scene through this website. Using a variety of materials such as, in this pin, imported glass beads, hand worked stained glass, and pewter. He also uses semi precious stones with gold and sterling silver...
Aventurine cylindrical beads, freshwater pearls, garnets and a semi-antique "boule" bead from Yemen.
For many years, we have collected beads from around the world and created unique designs for clients.
This is a STERLING TIFFANY & COMPANY NECKLACE with HEART Drop.
Made with the Famous Quality TIFFANY Heavier Gauge STERLING the links measure 3/8" wide; again, the overall length is 16"; the Heart drop measures 7/8" X 1 1/16". jpgs provide images of the marks, etc. Circa 1995 to present
Swept up hair and these 4.5" original earrings will elongate your neck to make a Sassy Swan Swoon and turn green with envy. bo The duster length earrings were designed and assembled here in an American studio using 14K gold fill* chain, 6 6mm AB Austrian Swarovski crystals, 4 6.5mm faceted pink lavender fashion tinted real cultured pearls (NO faux here ever!) with lots of nacre on hand wrought earhooks of same...
Contemporary American designer Michele McManus presents dichroic glass in this camera shy expansion bracelet. According to the designer, dichroic means that it has more than one color, especially when viewed from different angles, and it is pure color that glimmers and shines like a mirror. Before dichroic color was developed (1950's), there was not a man-made material that possessed true iridescence. McManus says,"I start with full sheets of glass...
This delicate pendant necklace by Patrice is made of vintage German glass with brass. The gold plated chain is 17" end to end. The pendant is 2" by 1 1/8".
Elegant and with the look of real amber, this Maya necklace is composed of amber colored resin and real citrine. It is 16" end to end and has a 3" extension so that it may be worn at different lengths. Maya's oval cartouche is on the back side as shown in the picture.