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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1124756 (stock #11229)
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This wonderful vintage Czech glass necklace has a 2 3/8" long x 1 1/2" wide pendant with a great Egyptian revival design. It has brass hardware mounts and hangs from a 21 1/4 chain ending in a barrel closure. The chain has some tarnish from age, but overall, the necklace is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1135551 (stock #11404)
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$4,500.00
This amazing pin was designed by the Taxco silver maestro, William Spratling. Based on traditional Mesomayan images, it is commonly termed the "Jaguar" pin. It is 4 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide and is hand crafted from repousse sterling silver. It has 6 amethyst cabochons on the border and the reverse has a secure pin closure with safety clutch. The pin has two early repairs at the tongue and shoulder, and one cabochon has a stable fracture. None of this takes away from the beauty of this pin. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1140677 (stock #ILLC3)
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$950.00
This amazing vintage Czech set has a necklace measuring 16 1/2" long with a 6" x 2" center element and the matching bracelet is 7" long x 2" wide. It is made from gold tone filigree brass and is intricately set with pastel faceted crystals. It has no markings and it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1140682 (stock #11422)
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This beautiful vintage necklace was made in Czechoslovakia in the 1930's. It is 15 3/4" long x 5/8" wide and has silver tone filigree panels between rectangular glass "donut" panels. Glass pieces like this are fragile and tend to be damaged, so it's increasingly harder to find period like this that are intact. It has some light wear to the silver finish, but overall, it is in very good condition..
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1150019 (stock #11533)
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$350.00
This lovely 7/8" wide vintage bracelet is hand crafted from brown bakelite and has a 6" interior measurement. The front is intricately carved with flowers and leaves, and the side has a tight hinge mechanism. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #1213830 (stock #ha1)
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$395.00
This lovely vintage dress clip was designed by Frank Hess for Miriam Haskell in the 1930's. It measures 4" long x 2 1/2" wide and has a celluloid backing with metal dress clip mechanism. The front is intricately embellished with imported pink glass beads and lamp work glass leaves. It is not signed like all early Miriam Haskell pieces, and it is in very good condition.
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 : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1285838 (stock #ws2)
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$950.00
This lovely vintage bracelet was designed by Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is hand crafted from 980 silver and is 7 1/8" long x 3/4" wide. It has a unique repeated bead/ball design and it closes with a pin style closure. The inner bracelet is hallmarked with Spratling's earliest WS logo mark as well as 980. It is in excellent condition and weighs 46.5 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #1303124 (stock #jh1)
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$895.00
This rare pin was made by Hollywood jewelers, Joseff of Hollywood, in 1938. Joseff was primarily a rental company supplying jewelry for most major film productions in the "golden age". They created pieces for public as well under the brand "Joseff", or their earliest label "Joseff of Hollywood. This documented headhunter pin has a tenite plastic head measuring 2 3/8 x 1 3/4", but the dangling brass earrings give this pin a larger profile measuring 4 1/4" x 2". It is in excellent condition an...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1303125 (stock #bb1)
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This amazing bakelite bracelet is one of the nicest examples I've had in a long time. The apple juice bangle employs several techniques including reverse carving, pierce cutting, and reverse painting. It is 1 1/4" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. The translucent material has open sections with three repeated reverse carved floral panels with painted details. The bracelet is in excellent condition with no cracks or chips. This really is one of the finest bangles I've had in 20 years!
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)
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 : 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.