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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288299 (stock #lc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This unusual bracelet and earrings set was made by the renowned Taxco firm of Los Castillo. The bracelet has a wearable length of 6 1/2" x 3/4" wide and the matching screwback earrings are 1 1/2" long x 3/4" wide. The set is handcrafted from sterling silver and each panel has an elegant dove design. The bracelet is missing the original safety chain, but other than that, it is in excellent condition. The bracelet is hallmarked "Los Castillo Taxco Sterling Made in Mexico 552" and the earrings ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1302907 (stock #es1)
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$350.00
This unusual pin by Schiaparelli is not commonly seen. It is quite large, measuring 4" x 3" and is made from cast silver tone metal. The layered design is studded with faceted crystals, and the reverse has a "Schiaparelli" signature plaque. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #630296 (stock #41530)
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$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 : 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 : 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)
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$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 : 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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #834258 (stock #misc29)
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$800.00
This lovely bracelet is a classic design by master Mexican silversmith, Hector Aguilar. It is 7/8" wide, and has a wearable length of 6 1/2". It is made from heavyweight sterling silver (85.3 grams), and has an attached safety chain and pin closure. It is is fully hallmarked "940 Taxco" with the Hector Aguilar "HA" monogram, and eagle stamp number 9. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #942391 (stock #50060)
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$65.00
These adorable vintage Mexican silver pins date to the 1940's and have charming depictions of seals with balls on their noses. Each pin is 2 1/4" long x 1 1/2" and both are made from repousse sterling silver. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #965873 (stock #50130)
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$150.00
This charming pin is a great example of the some of the unsigned pieces made in Taxco in the 1930's and 1940's. The pin measures 3 1/2" long and has a wingspan of 3 1/2". The body is made from cast sterling silver and the applied wings are from handwrought sheeting. Dangling from the bird's beak is a 5/8" x 5/8" repousse heart with turquoise stone center. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Silver Made in Mexico". It also has the name "Dopey" inscribed.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1010677 (stock #50407)
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$495.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #1056984 (stock #152)
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$250.00
This beautiful vintage bracelet by Peruzzi of Italy is 7 1/2" long x 3/4" wide and is handcrafted from 800 silver. It has an ornate Florentine mounting with roses and amethyst glass accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Peruzzi 800 Silver Italy" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1950 item #1057024 (stock #156)
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$1,200.00
This charming (no pun intended) vintage bracelet measures 7 1/4" long and has 26 vintage puffy heart charms attached. One heart has a blue embedded stone, another has a mother of pearl background with grapes in enamel, and yet another has green enamel accents. The remaining 23 hearts are made from repousse sterling silver with intricate designs on the front. A few are engraved on the reverse with the names Poutsy, Jack, Mom, Dad, Sidney, Daddy, V. D. Gordon, G. C, and Bobbye. There is some m...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1057171 (stock #158)
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$200.00
This beautiful vintage Austro Hungarian ring is made from sterling silver with a gold vermeil finish. It has a 9MM faceted amethyst center and there are some remnants of enamel on the ring. It is 7/8" in diameter while standing 1/2" tall and it is hallmarked 925 on the inner shank. It falls at a 5 on my ring mandrel, but it fits more like a 8 which is what I wear (see pics).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1057420 (stock #166)
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$395.00
This lovely vintage Chinese bracelet is elaborately made from sterling filigree with genuine amethyst cabochon accents. It is 7 1/2" long x 1" wide and stands almost 3/4" thick. It has an attached safety chain, and the male part of the closure is hallmarked "925". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1057586 (stock #180)
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$195.00
This elegant pin by Ciner measures 2 1/2" long x 2" wide and stands almost 3/4" tall. It has a bouquet of flowers in navy, aqua, and topaz, and the 4 leaves are pave set in clear crystals. The pin is in very good condition and is signed "Ciner" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079056 (stock #10855)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This wonderful bracelet is a great example of hard to find bakelite "clad" jewelry. It is 1 1/4" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and has a rope twist design in carved mottled olive green bakelite. What makes this bangle unique are the alternating panels of gold plate, or "clad" which. There is some minor surface wear on the clad panels, but overall, the bracelet is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079059 (stock #10856)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This charming vintage bakelite pin measures 3 3/4" long x 2" wide and has a great fall motif design of acorns. It has a layer of leaves carved from wood and has 2 tortoise tone bakelite acorns applied on top. It has a secure pin mechanism and it is in excellent condition. It's a great pin for that jacket lapel or pashmina scarf!