The Lush Life Antiques, vintage costume jewelry, Mexican Silver


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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1302256 (stock #c1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
This fantastic oversized pin was made by the company, Cilea of Paris. The head designer, Stephane Ravel, creates each piece from resin, much in the manner of the renowned atelier, Vedie Monique. The pin is hand cut, bent, and hand painted. It measures a large 5 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide, and is quite dimensional. The lightweight nature of the material makes the pin very easy to wear.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #1226532 (stock #lv1)
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This unusual pin is by contemporary costume jeweler, Lawrence Vrba, who was former head designer at Miriam Haskell. This pin makes quite a statement when worn, and measures 4" long x 2 3/4" wide x 1 5/8" thick while the coordinating clip earrings are 1" in diameter. The tremblant flower has a gun metal finish and the leaves are in a rich gold tone. The set is hallmarked "Lawrence Vrba" on applied oval tags, and all pieces are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1072156 (stock #NB28)
The Lush Life Antiques
$90.00
This whimsical pair of resin earrings are come direct from France. Deco-inspired elephants are made in shades of yellow and ivory-colored pearlescent resin, with black resin accents. The earrings measure 3 1/8"H x 1 5/8"W and have comfortable clip backs. Be sure and look for the matching elephant pin. Unforgettably fashionable.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #1078178 (stock #10841)
The Lush Life Antiques
$350.00
This beautiful vintage belt buckle was designed by New York jeweler, Leslie Gwenn. It is hand crafted from sterling silver and has a large section of 14k gold with bezel set amethyst, peridot, tourmaline, and citrine stones. It weighs 45.4 grams, measuring 2 1/4" x 2 1/4",and will fit a 1" strap. The bezel on the pink tourmaline is slightly irregular, but overall, the buckle is in very good condition. It is hallmarked "Leslie Gwenn Sterling" on the reverse side.
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 : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1174197
The Lush Life Antiques
$850.00
This beautiful vintage pin measures 2 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from hand carved Mediterranean salmon colored coral. It has a beautiful depiction of a detailed lotus flower and it is mounted in 14k gold. It has a gold fill safety clutch on the pin stem and the frame is marked "585" in two places. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1213836 (stock #uc2)
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This unique vintage pin measures 3 1/2" long x 1 3/4" wide and was made in the 1940's. The body is made from carved lucite and the head and tail are made from gold plated pot metal. It does have some wear to the plating but overall, it is in very good vintage condition. It is a very striking pin that would be great on jacket or coat lapel.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1152506 (stock #ASC110)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1152480 (stock #ASC103)
The Lush Life Antiques
$175.00
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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1119567
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
These sweet earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The earrings measure 1 7/8"H x 1 1/8W and are made from silvertone metal. The earrings have images of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo on them, encased in epoxy and is embellished with a single green peridot crystal on each one. The earrings are for pierced ears and have harp backs. In excellent NEW condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1151442
The Lush Life Antiques
$180.00
This unique belt buckle was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico.

The buckle measures 4 3/8" wide x 2 3/8" high and is 13.4 mm thick. The buckle is comprised of silver & gold-tone metal and bears the likeness of the Virgin Mary at its center. Flanking either side of the Virgin Mary are 15 black crystals and roses on vines. In excellent, unworn condition.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #1213833 (stock #uc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This beautiful vintage bangle bracelet is 5/8" and has a 7" interior measurement. It is made from gilt brass and has an intricate filigree design. The front has a raised floral design with 3 unfoiled crystal accents. It has some minor wear to the gold plating, but it does not take away from the beauty of the piece. Overall, it is in very good vintage condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1302306 (stock #mg3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
These lovely earrings are made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. They have silver twisted wire frames and the centers have grey pate de verre centers. They have clip back mechanisms and are in excellent condition. They are unsigned. Please see my other listings for the matching maltese cuff bracelet.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #1174196
The Lush Life Antiques
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This lovely vintage pendant measures 1 3/4" long x 7/8" wide and is made from hand carved lapis lazuli. The mounting has an interesting scroll design and the top bale opens so that it can be attached to a strand of beads if desired. It is in excellent condition and the bale is hallmarked 14k.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1226414 (stock #ch1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This lovely vintage Chinese export pin measures 3 1/2" long x 1/2" wide and is actually a converted fingernail guard. It is made from silvertone metal with colorful enamel and is hallmarked "China" on the reverse. It has darkened from age, but this gives it a wonderful patina. It could be polished a bit more, but I will leave that to the new owner.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1970 item #1145696 (stock #11524)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This beautiful vintage pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1" wide and is hand crafted from filigree sterling silver with a gold vermeil finish. It has 7 jade cabochons on the front and the reverse has a secure pin assembly. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1910 item #1213894 (stock #ch2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This lovely antique pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from filigree sterling silver. The wings have 2 pieces of antique green jadeite with carved designs, and the reverse has a newly added safety clutch clasp. It is in very good condition and is hallmarked "silver" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1302291 (stock #c13)
The Lush Life Antiques
$145.00
This fantastic oversized pin was made by the company, Cilea of Paris. The head designer, Stephane Ravel, creates each piece from resin, much in the manner of the renowned atelier, Vedie Monique. The pin is hand cut, bent, and hand painted. It measures a large 5" long x 2 1/2" wide, and is quite dimensional. The lightweight nature of the material makes the pin very easy to wear.