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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #630296 (stock #41530)
The Lush Life Antiques
$9000.00
This rare bracelet (circa 1950) was designed by renowned French artist, Line Vautrin. She introduced her first collection at the age of 21 and gained public acceptance after showing her designs at the Paris International Exposition of 1937. At that time, she was primarily known as a button maker, but she constantly experimented in new media. It wasn't long before she developed her trademark technique involving mirrors set on a resin background, which she termed "Talosel". This bracelet is an...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #641643 (stock #41762)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
This lovely pearl choker necklace has a very chic look when worn. It is 17 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and is strung on resilient memory wire. At it's shortest setting it will fit a 14 1/2" neck and at it's maximum setting it will fit a 17" neck. It has lush faux baroque pearls with antiqued silver filigree findings. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Miriam Haskell" on the hook closure and drop tag.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #653407 (stock #42310)
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$750.00
These amazing hair ornaments are by the master Taxco silversmith, Hubert Harmon. His whimsical and sometimes odd designs are highly sought after, and extremely hard to find. These ornaments came directly from the original estate, and were purchased at Harmon's Taxco taller in the early 1940's. The largest ornament is approximately 5 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and is signed "Hubert Harmon Made in Mexico" on the reverse. The other two spherical ornaments are 5 1/2" long but one has a 22.5MM spher...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #678202 (stock #42723)
The Lush Life Antiques
$75.00
I rarely buy Monet jewelry, but every once and awhile I find an example that is too good to pass up. This striking bracelet is 1" wide in front with a 6 3/4" interior measurement. It is made from matte gold tone metal and has 3 large lavender and blue topaz rhinestones. It has a secure site closure, and the interior is hallmarked "Monet". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #687688 (stock #43121)
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$150.00
This adorable pin was made by Emilia "Mimi" Castillo who is present head of the Los Castillo taller. It is 2 3/4" in diameter and is made from sterling silver, brass, and copper in the "married metals" technique so distinctive to Los Castillo. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Emilia Castillo 925 Mexico M.A. TC-124".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #696550 (stock #43305)
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$250.00
This wonderful vintage bakelite bracelet is 1" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and 7/16" thick walls. It is made from yellow bakelite and has a deeply carved leaf design. It is in very good condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #707038 (stock #43437)
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$150.00
This lovely vintage pin is a faithful interpretation of a William Spratling design. It is 2 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" long and is made from sterling silver with a carved amethyst tulip. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #709586 (stock #43504)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
This early Mexican silver clamper bracelet is a great example of the dying art of repousse. It is 3" wide in front tapering to 1 1/4" in back, and has a 6 1/2" interior measurement. It is 67 grams with thick gauge walls, and has a very strong hinge mechanism. It has a small ding on the edge of one front panel, but it does not detract from the piece. Overall, it is in very good condition, and is hallmarked "Taxco GRO EDP 925 Hecho en Mexico Sterling."
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #736091 (stock #43921)
The Lush Life Antiques
$175.00
This stunning bracelet was designed by the master of "faux" jewelry...Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 1 1/8" wide and has an interior measurement of 6 7/8". The outer surface is elaborately set with amethyst and sapphire square stones with clear pave rhinestone accents. It has a rich silver tone setting and is signed "KJL" on an oval interior plaque". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #749721 (stock #44012)
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$325.00
This wonderful vintage bakelite pin measures 4 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide, and is made from applejuice bakelite. The top pin back is a branched log, and it has 3 carved logs and 3 maple leafs dangling from an applejuice celluloid chain. The pin assembly is secure, and the overall, the pin is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #749741 (stock #44015)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
This vintage bakelite bracelet is made from brown bakelite with a dark overdyed finish. It has 3 cutwork sections with 3 deeply carved floral panels. The interior wall has a very tiny chip at one of the rose panels, but overall the bracelet is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed vintage bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #751576 (stock #44120)
The Lush Life Antiques
$300.00
This wonderful vintage bracelet is a great example of the matte enamel pieces made by Perli of Germany. It is 1/2" wide and has a wearable length of 7 3/4". It is made from silver and has 5 panels with modernist designs in matte enamel. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Perli" on the box closure.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #752089 (stock #44142)
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$100.00
This beautiful vintage Turkish pin and earrings set has a very sophisticated "ethnic" look. The pin is 3 3/4" long x 1 7/8" wide, and the matching clip earrings are 2" long x 1 1/4" wide. They are made from repousse sterling silver with applied ball designs, and plated in a bright 22k finish. The set is in excellent condition, and each piece is hallmarked "925 Selcuk".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #758735 (stock #44156)
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$1,600.00
Pretty in pink! This stunning vintage Miriam Haskell parure is an outstanding example of the maker in a very hard to find color..pink! The necklace is 17" long with a 2 1/2" long x 1 3/4" center element, the bracelet is 7 1/2" long with a 1 1/2" diameter clasp, and the clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. The set is made from pink glass beads and the bracelet/necklace have pink molded flower accents. The set has Russian gilt brass filigrees, and each piece is hallmarked "Miriam Haskell". T...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #772405 (stock #44203)
The Lush Life Antiques
$140.00
This unique pin was designed by Taxco silversmith, Bernice Goodspeed. It is 2 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and is made from heavyweight (25 grams) sterling silver. It has deep carved details on the top and the bottom stone opens to reveal a secret locket compartment. It is in very good condition and is signed "Sterling Mexico" with Bernice's "B" hallmark.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #772975 (stock #44239)
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$995.00
This beautiful vintage pin is a classic design by William Spratling. It is 4 1/4" long x 2" wide and is made from heavyweight sterling silver (72 grams). The bow has circular stampwork details and it has a large 20MM amethyst cabochon accent. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Spratling Silver" as well as "Spratling Made in Mexico" with the WS logo.
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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #785764 (stock #44415)
The Lush Life Antiques
$35.00
These unique earrings were made by the company, Patrice, which uses vintage glass components and brasses stamped from early molds. Each clip earring is 1" x 1" and both have acrylic alligator finish backs with yellow/gold swirled glass accents. They are in excellent condition and have applied stainless steel clip backs. They are not marked, like most Patrice pieces, but have been authenticated as their work. They are preowned, but are in excellent condition.