There is rhodium plated metal brooch with black and red enmael. There is some wear to the enamel of the pelican's bill. All the pave rhinestones appear to be bright.
There is a Hallmark that is barely visible Made in USA and a symbol which I cannot photograph which appears to be a star with circle made of dots (Fred Gray).
Reference: Warman's Vintage Jewelry Identification and price guide, By Leigh Leshner, Krause Publications 2008 p. 117, p.11
Reference: American Costu...
This is one of the prettiest Schiaparelli sets I have ever had. It is shiny silver plated, likely rhodium and it has an intricate flower design done with sparkling clear rhinestones, ruby red cabochons, and big faux pearls each with a rhinestone in the top. The brooch is 3" x 2 1/2". The matching earrings are clips about 1 1/4" long with a red cabochon on the ear and one of the large pearls with clear rhinestones as a dangle. The set is in excellent condition. The brooch is marked with Schi...
This is a gorgeous brooch - perfect for lots of fall and winter clothes. It is made of shiny silver colored metal, and it is 2 1/4" square. The larged smoked glass pieces are interespersed with bright sparking rhinestones of varying sizes - all prong set. The pin is sightly domed to add interest. It is in excellent condition and it is not marked.
A graceful treasure, this 1930's Chanel pin has tremblant wings, and three shades of enamel with clear rhinestone accents. It is in perfect condition. 3" by 2" and very three dimensional. Old Chanel script signature on the back.
This Hobe Victorian Austro Hungarian emerald enamel pearl brooch is brass with substantial weight and feel. It is 2 1/4" square and 3/4" deep at the thickest point in the center.
This item is special for the detail to the Austro Hungarian design.. The openwork setting is raised at the center of the brooch and is accented with colorful enamel, emeralds and garnet glass cabochons as well as pearls. This brooch is very detailed and beautifully designed. This brooch is circa 1940.
Description: gold plated sterling with rhinestones and enameling.
Size: 2 1/8" square
Hallmark: CoroCraft sterling in cartouche
Reference: Fun Jewelry, Shiffer, p. 15
This Hattie Carnegie is unsigned. It has her characteristic lucite (resin) coral body with clear rhinestones set in gold tone. It has a ridged segmented curler body, scales, horn and lower jaw open to expose the openwork metal. It is 2 7/8" x 1 3/4" . Excellent condition.
A lovely and substantial gold pendant by New York jeweler, Joseph Merrin. The pendant features an orchid with enameled tips,accented by a 2pt. diamond.While the enamel is intact with a clear coating, there is one small spot on the border/side of a leaf that has a small area where enamel missing (again along the edge). It's only evident when using a loupe and is covered by the coating. The red shading on the tips of the leaves is done" artistically" i.e., not uniformly. Marked Merrin 18k, it wei...
A magnificent vintage platinum brooch formed as a floral bouquet featuring three primary blossoms tied at the bottom with a ribbon, and set with a mix of old single cut, old Swiss cut, old European cut, old mine cut, early modern brilliant round cut and French cut diamonds and round brilliant cut sapphires. The center flower features a .83-carat, old mine cut diamond of fancy cognac color and SI2 clarity; surrounded by sapphires. A flower bud is represented just above by a prong-set .34-carat ...
A charming portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young girl, by British artist Thomas Redmond, circa 1775. The child wears a white dress with a large pink sash; she has curly blond hair and bright blue eyes. Born circa 1745, Redmond was the son of a clergyman and apprenticed as a housepainter before giving it up to move to London to study art. He exhibited at the Free Society of Artists, 1762-1771, and at the Royal Academy, 1775-1783. Very good condition; there’s a chi to the edge...
Guangxu Period, 1875-1908
The slightly tapering form is sturdily potted and is enameled in grisaille with a bird perched on a wisteria branch amid roses toward the base. The scene, repeated on the broad sides, is reserved in a ground of yellow enamel. The narrow ends show two wisteria branches. This composition is known on other porcelains, all of which were commissioned for the Empress Dowager. The interior as well as the base are glazed white and a scrolling design in thin red enamel is ...
A Pforzheim Germany plique-a-jour enamel Arts and Crafts necklace from the 1910 era. This stunning survivor from the Edwardian era was made in the Pforsheim area of Germany which was the center of such items. Plique-a-jour (French: "Light of Day") refers to the labour-intensive technique of repeatedly firing enamel in metal-bordered cells resembling cloisonne, resulting in unbacked transluscent panels. This fine example measures 1-7/8 x 15/16", it has a baroque pearl drop and a pink tourmalin...
Trifari sterling 'Alfred Philippe' jelly belly rabbit eating leaves brooch is sterling vermeil with rhinestones and lucite body.
Size: 1 5/8" x 1 3/4"
Reference: Fun jewelry, Schiffer p. 82,
Reference: American Costume Jewely, Art and industry (2008) v.2 p. 180.
Date: 1943, Des 135,169
An Art Deco bakelite and celluloid snake upper arm bracelet circa 1920s. This genuine period survivor measures 3" x 2-7/8" across the interior and the snake's heads are 5/16" across and both have cobalt blue glass rhinestone eyes. The body is black celluloid with an applied clear yellow layer over a bed of embedded sparkly metallic confetti. This Egyptian style figural bracelet is in mostly excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some groove striations/lin...
his Hattie Carnegie Egyptian Revival scarab brooch / pendant is gold plated base metal with faux carnelian, turquoise and lapis.
Hallmark: Hattie Carnegie, C
Size: 2 3/8" x 2 1/4"
Shipping: FREE INSURED SHIPPING IN THE CONTINENTAL USA.
Incredible huge statement long lariat necklace by the Italian fashion house Moschino, with a heavy dark blue silk cord terminating in two very large tassels
made from Italian poured glass drops or beads in palest gray lavender, on engraved chains in dark goldtone metal, held in large caps of dark goldtone metal.
Marked MOSCHINO and MADE IN ITALY on the attached metal hang tag. Also with original paper label marked MOSCHINO BIJOUX. The Moschino label was
created in 1983 by the late Fr...
Size: 4 1/8" x 2 1/8"
Reference: American Costume Jewelry, Brunialti v.1 p107
Condition: yellowing of rhinestones. Paint in great condition.
This is an ANTIQUE ENDLESS KNOT DIAMOND CIRCLE BROOCH. This GREAT ANTIQUE BROOCH has a Center OLD MINE CUT DIAMOND approximately .75 to .80/100 carat with Excellent Clarity and Color; Clarity being SI1 to VS2 and Color is HI. There are another 6 OLD DIAMONDS at the end of the Swirls that are 1/6 Carat each approximately totalling another One Carat; these are Old Mine Cuts SI Clarity and H Color. At the Edges of the Circle there are another 102 DIAMONDS approx. .03 Points each for a little o...