These wonderful vintage cufflinks were made by Joseph Merrin who had a prominent 5th Avenue jewelry shop in New York. They are made for 14k and are 5/8" in diameter. They have a detailed button design with chase work on the front. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Merrin 14k" on the reverse. They weigh 12.2 grams.
These sensational bracelets have quite a dramatic look worn in a pair or individually. Each bangle is 1 1/4" wide with 2 1/2" diameter openings, and both are made from heavy dark brown wood. Each bracelet has four sterling silver appliques with oxidized details. One has ruby cachochon center stones, and the other has faceted topaz centers. They have no markings and they are in excellent condition. They can be sold individually if desired. Please inquire.
This amazing unsigned necklace and earrings set is actually a design first rendered by Taxco maestro, Fred Davis. It is 6 3/4" long x 1" wide and the screwback earrings are 1 3/4" long x 1/2" wide. The bracelet has 10 panels with arch shaped amethyst stones which are faceted on each side. The set is in excellent condition and the bracelet is marked "Sterling Mexico" while the earrings bear no hallmarks.
This chic sautoir necklace was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. It is 38" long and has 51 grey pate de verre "sequin" panels varying from 13mm to 20mm. The asymmetry of this necklace gives it a very modern yet classic look. It has a lobster style clasp so it can be worn as a long length of doubled over. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition.
This gorgeous necklace was designed renowned costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. It measures 26" long from end to end and has a 3 3/4" diameter center medallion clasp. It has 12 strands of hand knotted glass coral beads and the clasp has acrylic coral and emerald accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Kenneth Lane Made in the USA" on the reverse. This quality piece will definitely get attention when worn.
This dramatic vintage necklace and earrings set was made by Landau and used in the television series, Dallas. Several years ago, I purchased many pieces from a former costumer on the show, and she informed me that Victoria Principal wore this set in one episode. The collar is 1 1/4" wide in front and has a 16" interior measurement while the drop earrings are 2" long x 1 1/8" wide. The set has a gold tone finish with teal/green epoxy enamel and faceted clear crystal accents. The set is in exc...
This unique necklace and earrings set was made for the couture collection of Giorgio Armani. The necklace fastens in front and is 46 long from end to end and the part that goes around the neck is 27". The coordinating earrings are 4" long x 1 1/4" wide at the bottom. All of the pieces have a bronze metal finish with both glass and acrylic beads in a beige color palette. The set has never been worn and still has the original paper drop tags. One earring is hallmarked "Giorgio Armani" and the...
This sophisticated vintage necklace and earrings set was made for the couture line of Giorgio Armani. The necklace has a wearable length of 16" and drapes down 13" in front while the coordinating earrings are 3 1/2" long x 1" wide. It black jet beads with large acrylic beads with a deep brown/violet tone. It has clear/crystal bead accents and copper tone metal findings. The set has the original paper drop tags and the earrings are signed "Giorgio Armani" while the necklace has the "GA" logo ...
This unique necklace was made by New Orleans jeweler, Thomas Mann whose designs are often referred to as "techno romantic". The necklace is 24" long and is 2" long x 1 3/4" wide at the center cat medallion. It is hand crafted from sterling silver and brass, and has a great design incorporating animals, windows, hands, hearts, and wings. It is in excellent condition and is hand signed "Thomas Mann" with his logo and sterling on the reverse.
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This spectacular pin was custom made by Lawrence Vrba for Lush Life Antiques. The pin measures 4 3/4" long x 2 1/2" wide and has an antique genuine pre ban ivory netsuke at the center. It has genuine angelskin coral flowers, jade leaves, and faux ivory flowers with turquoise stone centers. It has a Japanned finish and the reverse side has an oval "Lawrence Vrba" signature plaque. It is in excellent condition.
This beautiful vintage pin is both striking in its design and dimension, measuring a large 3 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide x 1" deep. The high dome design has pink flower center with peridot leaves, and it is framed in a clear dentelle cut rhinestone frame. It has a gilt brass plating and the reverse is signed "Privilige SGM Paris". It is in excellent condition.
This wonderful vintage bib necklace measures 19" long from end to end and drapes down 5 1/4" in front. It is made from gold tone metal and has faceted crystal rhinestones on each of the 5 nesting wheat chain strands. It has an "S" hook heavy closure and weighs a hefty 9.7 ounces. It has some light wear to the gold finish near the clasp, but overall, it is in very good condition. It is not signed, but construction, design, and quality are indicative of YSL. A piece like this would have had a ...
This is truly a hard to find set by designer jeweler, Richard Kerr. Richard developed the adhesive used in his jewelry which allowed many of his pieces to incorporate pave crystals often in the round. I have owned hundreds of Kerr earrings but have never seen a pair of earrings like this with the matching bracelet! The pendant earrings are 4" long x 3" wide with a 1 1/8" button top and the bracelet is 1 1/2" wide with a 7 1/2" interior measurement. The bracelet is strung on elastic and will ...
This amazing necklace has such a dramatic look when worn. It has 5 strands of fresh water pearls with sterling silver granulated rondelle accents. At the center of the design is a 2" long x 1 5/8" wide x 3/4" thick sterling silver medallion with a mother of pearl front panel. The strands end in a sterling silver toggle closure set with moonstone cabochons. The medallion is hallmarked "Copyright BAC 925", and the necklace is in excellent condition.
The artist and designer jeweler, Andrew Spingarn, has been in the jewelry industry for over 25 years. His company is based in Providence, RI, the center of jewelry manufacturing in the US. What sets Andrew apart from his contemporaries is his attention to detail and old world techniques. Many of his pieces incorporate lamp work art glass pieces which are made in the traditional method used by French costume jewelers, Maison Gripoix. In fact, his lampwork technique was so precise that Gripoix fam...
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This sensational pendant 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 elegant oversized bracelet is 1 1/2" wide with a 2 5/8" diameter opening and is made from polished lignum vitae wood. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "PVM" with her signature logo on...
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This amazing pin was made by former Miriam Haskell head designer, Larry Vrba. Larry's pieces are theatrical, and always make a statement when worn. This pin is 5 1/4" long x 3 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" tall, and is completely hand crafted. It has a gunmetal finish and has 10 faceted borealis crystal grapes with clear rhinestone accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Lawrence Vrba" on the reverse pin stem.
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This amazing bracelet was designed by Marcel Boucher and manufactured in Mexico during WWII. It is 6 3/4" long x 1" wide and is hand wrought from sterling silver with clear and blue paste stone accents. It has an attached safety chain and it's in excellent condition. The reverse is hallmarked "Sterling Parisina" with eagle #6. I have owned many Parisina pieces, but I have never seen this one before. It is definitely very European in it's design and construction, but interestingly Mexican ma...