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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1078969
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This elegant pair of earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The earrings measure under 1 inch in diameter (7/8) and feature a portrait of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, encased in epoxy and adorned with stone accents. The earrings are silvertone with pierced harp backs. In excellent NEW condition. Kahlo, once described as "ribbon around a bomb", is a modern classic.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1085624
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This devilishly delightful pair of earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The earrings measure 1" H in diameter and under 1 inch wide (5/8) and features a devil, carrying a pitchfork, encased in epoxy 5mm thick. The earrings are silvertone with pierced harp backs. In excellent NEW condition. Is it me, or are you hot in here?
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1057498 (stock #173)
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$45.00
These elegant cigar band rings are reminiscent of the work of William Spratling. They are made from rosewood and have sterling silver bands on the top and bottom. They are 5/8" wide and are available in a size 7 or 8. They are not signed and are in excellent NEW condition. Please specify size when ordering.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1055600 (stock #142)
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Circa 1850. This spectacular pin comes from the estate of the prominent jewelry family, the Linz brothers of Dallas. It is large in scale, measuring 5 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide, and incredibly dramatic with it's 2 tremblant flowers. It is made from antique gold with a silver top and is pave set with old mine cut and rose cut diamonds totalling 2.5 carats (VS-2 to I-1(I)). It does have early repairs with a modern pin stem and clutch added. It has French hallmarks throughout the pin and is stam...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1068196 (stock #ESC3)
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This amazing vintage necklace was designed by jeweler, Patricia Von Musulin. Her pieces are known for their sculptural quality and have been featured in the design collections of Bill Blass, Perry Ellis, Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Geoffrey Beene. This design is commonly known as the egg necklace and is rarely available on the secondary market. It is 20" long from end to end and has 8 oversized preban elephant ivory beads measuring 45MM long x 32MM in diameter. It has a...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079767 (stock #10932)
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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. It is a design originally rendered by Robert Goosens and reissued by Gripoix for Chanel at the beginning of Karl Lagerfeld's reign.

It has a wearable length of 17 1/2" and drapes down approximately 9 1/2" from...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079762 (stock #10931)
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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. It is signed "Chanel Made in France" on the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #978398 (stock #50250)
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This breathtaking necklace is from the couture label of Valentino Garavani. The top has a rigid section of two intertwined snakes measuring 2 1/4" wide in front. It has eight nesting strands of 8MM faceted tiger eye beads which drape down approximately 11" in front. The reverse side has two 12" long silk tassels which tied the necklace in back. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Valentino Garavani" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1057891 (stock #202)
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This stunning vintage necklace was designed by master costume couture jeweler, Iradj Moini. It is 17 1/4" long from end to end and is 7 1/2" wide in front. It is intricately hand made from gilt brass and has lavender, blue, pink, and amber cabochons with clear crystal accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Iradj Moini" on the reverse. I've confirmed with the artist that this is an early piece and one of a kind.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #780246 (stock #44335)
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This amazing necklace is an early example of Iradj Moini for Oscar de La Renta. It is 13" long and was made for the smaller neckline. It is 1 3/4" wide in front tapering to 1" wide on the sides, and has a 1 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide center drop. It is made from antiqued silver tone metal and has large amethyst stones surrounded by dazzling cubic zirconia stones. It is signed "Iradj Moini", and it's in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1062870 (stock #280)
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This spectacular bib necklace was designed by costume jewelry legend William Delillo for opera diva, Anna Moffo Sarnoff. It has a wearable length of 17" and drapes down 4 1/2" wide in front. It has 18 panels of clear/purple rhinestones woven into a matrix of faceted amethyst crystal beads. The necklace is in very good vintage condition and is signed "Wm Delillo" on the clasp. I personally purchased this from the estate auction of the opera legend.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1225652 (stock #tf1)
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This stunning vintage 1930's bracelet was made in Germany by the master jewelry firm of Theodore Fahrner. The bracelet has a wearable length of 7 3/8" long and is 3/4" wide. It is handcrafted from sterling silver and has 3 faceted 13 x 17mm carnelian stones with three 13.5mm round onyx cabochons. It is missing 3 small marcasites, but it is not noticeable when worn. The box closure is hallmarked with the Fahrner logo and 935.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1145482 (stock #11515)
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The works of Elsa Schiaparelli have always been sought after, but the recent exhibition of her work at New York's Metropolitan Museum has only sealed the importance of this influential designer. This outstanding grand parure includes a necklace, bracelet, pin, and earrings, and is an extremely unusual design that I have not seen before. The necklace is 17" long x 2 3/4", the bracelet is 8" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 3 1/8" in diameter, and the earrings are 1 3/8" in diameter. The pieces a...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1116334 (stock #11159)
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This fantastic necklace was made by legendary costume jewelers, Joseff of Hollywood. Known as the leading suppliers of jewelry for early Hollywood, they also produced a line of jewelry that was sold through exclusive retailers. This necklace is 19" long from end to end and drapes down approximately 3 1/2" in front. It is made from brass and has the company's signature matte finish which was originally produced because it wasn't reflective under the early Hollywood film lights. It has a varie...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1145288 (stock #11504)
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This sensational cuff was designed by New York contemporary designer jeweler, Patricia Von Musulin. Her pieces are known for their sculptural quality and have been featured in the design collections of Bill Blass, Perry Ellis, Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Geoffrey Beene. This cuff bracelet is a truly hard to find piece by Patricia and is made from large piece of preban elephant ivory. It is 1 1/2" wide at it's widest and has an interior 5 1/2" end to end measurement with a ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1930 item #1226422 (stock #ch2)
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This sensational vintage Chinese export bracelet has a bold oversized buckle design showing influence from the West. It is 2 3/4" wide in front and has an interior measurement of 7 1/4". It is intricately made from sterling silver and has repousse, carved, and pierce cut designs of birds and flowers. It has no markings but has been tested and is guaranteed to be sterling silver. It weighs 109 grams and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1145428 (stock #11513)
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This amazing vintage parure was made by the legendary costume jewelry company, Schreiner of New York. The bracelet is 7 1/2" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 2 3/8" in diameter, and the clip earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8". The set has a gold tone setting and the front has 11 wonderful pink to peach almond shaped vitrail stones. It has dazzling round rhinestones in a variety of colors picking up the different color hues in the vitrail stones. The set is in excellent condition and the pin and...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1145508 (stock #11518)
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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 two large pieces of vintage preban carved elephant ivory. It is dynamic in it's scale measuring 5 3/8" long x 2 1/2" wide, but is still easy to wear. The ivory section is 2 1/2" long x 3 1/2" ...