All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #653938
modemodern
Sold
A fabulous collar necklace in clear Lucite with a textured goldtone center element/clasp in the form of a stylized snake with very large inset hematite stones. Circa 1985. The front clasp is magnetic and the back is hinged. The Lucite elements are solid, of course, and brilliantly clear. This piece is probably French; I have seen similar unsigned pieces identified as French...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #720807
modemodern
Sold
Stunning clip earrings in heavy goldtone metal with large black Lucite or thermoset/resin cabochons, black enameling, rope form decoration, and small Etruscan revival style solid cast drops. Marked UGO CORREANI. Probably 1980s. 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.

2 7/8 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #720809
modemodern
Sold
Beautiful flower form pendant in goldtone metal with deep tranlucent enameling in rose pink and green, and Swarovski crystal stones, on a dark blue velvet ribbon. Circa 1990. Marked CHRISTIAN LACROIX BIJOUX and CL in script. Christian Lacroix began his career at the house of Jean Patou and has his own couture label since the late 1980s.

2 5/8 inches long and 1 3/4 inches wide. The ribbon is 30 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #720813
modemodern
Sold
Dramatic clip chandelier earrings in goldtone metal with glass drops, glass cabochons, and Swarovski crystal stones. Marked CHRISTIAN LACROIX JEWELRY and CL in script. Circa 1990. Designed in the barbaric/medieval style first made popular by Chanel. The colors are more beautiful and richer than the photos depict. Christian Lacroix began his career at the house of Jean Patou and has his own couture label since the late 1980s.

2 7/8 inches long and 1 1/4 inches wide...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #720821
modemodern
Sold
Stunning clip earrings with fabulous molten poured glass stones in chartreuse and intense aqua, in goldtone metal. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. Circa 1990. Dominique Aurientis is a contemporary French jewelry and accessories designer.

2 1/8 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #739564
modemodern
Sold
Yves Saint Laurent YSL Enameled Hinged Bangle Greens
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #739565
modemodern
Sold
Beautiful Chanel large drop earrings in goldtone with the interlocking double C logo, and classic Chanel quilt motif. Marked CHANEL, with the interlocked double C logo, and MADE IN FRANCE. Guaranteed authentic. Nice size -- 2 5/8 inches long and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #739568
modemodern
Sold
Classic Chanel clip earrings in the iconic Byzantine/barbaric style, in goldtone metal, with brilliant large glass stones. Marked CHANEL, with the interlocked double C logo, and MADE IN FRANCE. Guaranteed authentic. 1 inch in diameter. Excellent condition. Stones are brilliant and clear; any pink tones are reflection. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #741105 (stock #ga707-1)
This is a vintage five piece French Ivory (Celluloid or Pyralin) vanity set for manicures in its own compartmented hinged case, includes salve pot, buffing chamois, two nail tools and a glass test tube-shaped bottle with rubber stopper, marked TUFFENAIL NAIL AID for Finger Tip Beauty, Vogue Products, Hollywood, CA., early 20th century; Case measures 6 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in high. Condition is very good with minor discoloration and small part of hinge exposed on back of lid.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #741109
modemodern
Sold
Fabulous sculptural modernist necklace by Danish designer Gerda Lynggaard in frosted Lucite on black fabric cord. Circa 1980, an early piece. From a Baltimore estate. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES COPENHAGEN on the attached lightweight metal tag. The Lucite beads are solid and heavy and with a great smooth matte finish. Very wearable and versatile -- it can be tied and worn several different ways.

Wearable length is up to about 30 inches...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #741113
modemodern
Sold
Fabulous French bib necklace in japanned (black finished) metal chainmail, with faceted black Lucite drops. Circa 1990. Marked MONETTE OF PARIS and MADE IN FRANCE on the attached goldtone coin shaped charm. Super wearable, neutral, and very statement-making. Perfectly on trend; chains and chainmail are key current looks.

Wearable length is 17 3/4 inches but it can be adjusted for a shorter length anywhere on the chain. The drop in front is 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #741521
modemodern
Sold
Sumptuous six strand beaded necklace with graduated dark gray labradorite beads with iridescent flashes of blue and green, hammered silver beads, and a carved horn clasp with hammered and worked silver overlay decoration. Probably Scandinavian, with the look of a Monies piece. With a complex asymmetrical design, and can be worn several different ways. The silver tests positive for sterling using jeweler's acid. A very wearable and neutral statement piece...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #742106
modemodern
Sold
Beautiful drop necklace in goldtone using classic French star and rope form motifs. Marked BALENCIAGA on the back, and also with its original hang tag, which is marked BALENCIAGA PARIS and MADE IN FRANCE. 1990s. With large glass based faux pearl cabochons centering each star...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #748538
modemodern
Sold
Amazing statement size cuff bracelet in feather form carved wood with a gilded finish. Circa 1985. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS, PARIS. Dominique Aurientis is a contemporary French jewelry and accessories designer. Weighty and substantial and wonderful to wear. The beautiful texture of the wood is a great counterpoint to the size, giving it a fabulous light and modern look, making it versatile and wearable for both day and night. Perfect for resort but wearable any time of the year. And, state...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #809442
modemodern
Sold
Signed and numbered Yves Saint Laurent necklace in matte goldtone metal with resin stones simulating poured glass, in dark amber and rose tones. Circa 1985. This piece is one of a limited series; marked YVES SAINT LAURENT and also numbered 326 of 500. This piece has the look of a Robert Goossens design. Wearable length of 26 inches. The center drop is 3 inches. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #813759
modemodern
Sold
Stunning statement size link bracelet with huge black and colorless poured glass stones and brilliant colorless rhinestones in goldtone metal. Circa 1985, marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS, PARIS. Dominique Aurientis is a contemporary French jewelry and accessories designer. A fabulous piece in a great size and perfectly of the moment; statement jewelry is a key current trend. Wearable length is 7 inches; 1 5/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #813765
modemodern
Sold
Classic Chanel necklace in goldtone metal. The center medallion has a double headed eagle with the interlocked C Chanel logo, and 31 RUE CAMBON PARIS CHANEL. Marked CHANEL, MADE IN FRANCE, with Chanel logo, and also numbered 3903. Guaranteed authentic. With a double chain soldered together about 1/3 of the way back from the center, and heavy hook clasp. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches. The medallion is 1 1/4 inches in diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #813766
modemodern
Sold
Very weighty and substantial vintage couture chain belt with camellia flower form elements, glass based faux pearl drops, and heavy twisted chain links. 1980s, from an estate with a great deal of signed designer jewelry. This piece is most likely unsigned Chanel based on the camellia forms, the quality, and the construction. I've seen signed Chanel earrings with the exact camellia form elements. Also, the pearl drops are constructed in the same way as the drops on the signed Chanel earrings I...