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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085570 (stock #11001)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This lovely duette pin by Coro measures 2 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, and has a great retro style design. It can be worn as a pin or can be dismantled into 2 dress clips that can be worn a number of ways. It has a rich gold tone finish with green rhinestones and pave clear crystals. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Coro" and "Pat no 1798867" on the reverse. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1082784 (stock #10935)
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This amazing oversized pin is a hard to find example by the Mazer brothers company. The pin is 3" long x 3" wide and has multi color rhinestones surrounded by pave crystal rhinestones. It has a polished rhodium finish back with the dye letter "M" stamped and the number 172 scribed on the reverse. Some of the crystals have darkened with age, and there is some loss of black enamel on the antennae. Overall, it is in very good condition and looks beautiful when worn. It does not have the full M...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079767 (stock #10932)
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This stunning necklace is one of several pieces we acquired from an important private collection that is currently deaccessioning. After months of negotiation, and renegotiation we were able to acquire this necklace which was purchased by it's original owner at 31 Rue Cambon in 1984. It is a design originally rendered by Robert Goosens and reissued by Gripoix for Chanel at the beginning of Karl Lagerfeld's reign.

It has a wearable length of 17 1/2" and drapes down approximately 9 1/2" from...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079762 (stock #10931)
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This beautiful necklace was made by Maison Gripoix for the legendary couture house of Coco Chanel. It has a dramatic look that is perfect for any season. It is 18" long and has center medallion measuring 3 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide. The bow medallion is made from gilt brass with a center red Gripoix glass chiclet stone surrounded by dozens of clear rhinestones. The flanking sides have 16mm x 20mm oval glass pearls and the center drop is 18mm x 36mm. It is signed "Chanel Made in France" on the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1079756 (stock #ILC10)
The Lush Life Antiques
$2,950.00
This stunning cuff bracelet is a fantastic example of the work of Maison Gripoix for the couture house of Chanel. It is 2" wide in front with a 6 1/2" end to end measurement and 1" wide gap opening. It is made from heavyweight gilt brass and has 9 Gripoix glass chiclet type stones surrounded by dozens of faceted crystals. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Chanel 2 3 Made in France" (season 23) with the Chanel logo.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1079479 (stock #10917)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
These lovely vintage earrings by Fendi are 2 3/4" long x 5/8" wide and both have bright polished gold tops. They have acrylic pearl drops and the reverse clips are signed "Fendi". They are in very good condition and guaranteed authentic.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1079387 (stock #10915)
The Lush Life Antiques
$100.00
Wow, these huge citrine headlight earrings will certainly garner lots of attention when worn. Each clip is 1 1/8" long x 1" wide and both are made from gold tone metal with citrine glass centers surrounded in clear rhinestones. They are not signed, but I supspect they are unsigned Kenneth Lane. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1079334 (stock #10910)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
These wonderful vintage "old stock" earrings have a great design which will definitely make a statement when worn. They are a very large 2 3/4" in diameter and have polished black resin tops with matte black metal dangling hoops. They have pierced backs and they are in excellent condition. They weigh 17.5 grams each, so they are very comfortable to wear.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1079331 (stock #10908)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This sophisticated necklace was designed by legendary costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 19 1/2" long from end to end and has a center element measuring 6" long x 9 1/2" in front. It is made from matte gold tone metal and has black acrylic donut disks with a black silk tassel at front. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Kenneth Lane" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1079329 (stock #10907)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This unique bracelet comes from the fashion house of contemporary designer, Marc Jacobs. It is 9" long x 2" wide and has a wearable length of 6 1/2". It is made from supple black leather and has gold hardware with a huge crystal stone. What is unusual is that the stone actually functions as the closure, so one turn and the bracelet is locked on. It is signed "Michael Kors" on both the stone bezel and reverse of the leather strap. There is the tiniest of knicks on the facet edge of the stone...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1079327 (stock #10906)
The Lush Life Antiques
$90.00
These lovely vintage earrings by Fendi are 2" long x 3/4" wide and both have a bright gold finish with black enamel accents. They have black acrylic drops and hematite finish cabochon tops. They are in very good condition and both are signed "Fendi" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #1079322 (stock #10904)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This beautiful vintage necklace is expertly made from black onyx stone and 14k gold. It is 17" long and is approximately 1" wide in front. The clasp is 1/2" wide x 1/2" long and the onyx beads are 4MM. The center necklace has a 2 1/4" long section of 14k gold beads graduating from 4MM to 6MM. It has no markings but it has been tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079063 (stock #10859)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This charming vintage pin is definitely a hard to find design rendered in both wood and celluloid. It is statement worthy measuring 5 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from laminated wood and celluloid. It has a gold cord down the stick shaft and the reverse has an embedded pin stem. It is has some minor spotting on the reverse white celluloid, but overall, it is in excellent vintage 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!
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078976
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This chic bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a black epoxy accent. The scalloped edges and rust stone accents make this a versatile addition to your wardrobe. In excellent condition, the bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Fashionable alone or splashy when worn as a group. Be sure and see the other colors available: Gray, Brown and Green.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1078970
The Lush Life Antiques
$60.00
This elegant pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The pendant measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 3/4" high. The pendant has a beautifully scalloped/detailed golden metal frame (with a slight silver overtone), with rhinestone accents. The image of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo is encased in epoxy. There is a hook on the back that allows for easy addition to your favorite necklace. In excellent NEW condition. Immerse yourself.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1078969
The Lush Life Antiques
$50.00
This elegant pair of earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The earrings measure under 1 inch in diameter (7/8) and feature a portrait of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, encased in epoxy and adorned with stone accents. The earrings are silvertone with pierced harp backs. In excellent NEW condition. Kahlo, once described as "ribbon around a bomb", is a modern classic.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078925
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This classic bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a pearlescent stone accents. The scalloped edges of this versatile bracelet, makes this a great addition to any wardrobe, whether alone or grouped. The bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Be sure and see the other colors available: Green, Brown and Black. More is more!
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1078923
The Lush Life Antiques
$60.00
This delightful 'El Corazón', or heart pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The pendant measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 3/4" high. The pendant has a beautifully scalloped/detailed golden metal frame (with a slight silver overtone), with rhinestone accents. The image of the 'El Corazón'/Heart lottoria card is encased in epoxy. There is a hook on the back that allows for easy addition to your favorite necklace. In excellent NEW condition. Fall in love again.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078827
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This elegant bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a green epoxy accent. The scalloped edges and black stone accents really make this bracelet stand out in a crowd. In excellent condition, the bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Great on its own or a real statement-maker when worn as a group. Be sure and see the other colors available: Gray, Bro...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1078826
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
These gorgeous belt buckle was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The buckle measures 4"W x 3 1/4"H and is constructed from goldtone metal. The horse head is exquisitely detailed. It is in excellent NEW condition and has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse of the buckle. Perfect for the summer rodeo season.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078634 (stock #10853)
The Lush Life Antiques
$180.00
This wonderful heavy carved bakelite bracelet is a deep translucent green that reads more like black when worn. It is 1" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and has deep carved design of roses and leaves. It is a newly carved artisan piece and it is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1078531 (stock #10851)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
These wonderful vintage bracelets look great in the trio as shown or worn individually. They are made from faceted bakelite and each bracelet is just under 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening. They are in excellent condition and have been semichrome tested.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1078525 (stock #10849)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This charming vintage pin was made by the legendary Taxco jewelers, Los Castillo. The pin is 3 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide and is made from heavy handwrought copper with a sterling silver plate. The center has a bright turquoise and black ceramic cabochon measuring 20MM x 28MM. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "M5 Ceramica Plateado Hecho en Mexico Los Castillo Taxco" on the reverse.
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1078054 (stock #10825)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This unique pendant was made in Germany during the Secessionist art movement. It is 3 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from copper with sterling silver wire cells. It has a vibrant royal blue enamel background with cobalt blue enamel accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Weiner Handwerk" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1076925 (stock #TH2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
These gorgeous vintage earrings were designed by Mitchel Maer for Christian Dior in the 1950's. Each screw back earring is 3" long x 5/8" wide and both have silver tone dog tooth settings. The tops have bakelite faux amber cabochons with dangling pearls and crystal accents. They are in excellent condition and are hallmarked "Made in France" on the reverse. They are not signed Dior, but I have had these in the past in the Dior presentation case. They are also very similar to those shown on p...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1076650 (stock #ILL1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
This charming vintage Mexican silver pin dates to the 1930's and is a great example of the early repousse work from Taxco. It is 3 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and is made from heavy weight sterling silver (21.8 grams). It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Silver Mexico" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1074035 (stock #10811)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This stunning necklace is runway ready with it's bold design that will definitely get attention. It is hand crafted in Thailand in black and hematite finish glass beads and is 4" wide in front while tapering to 2" wide on the sides. The beaded section is 19 1/2" long with an additional 3" on an attached choke chain. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1074013 (stock #10810)
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These beautiful vintage bracelets were designed by contemporary jeweler, Stephen Dweck. Each bangle is intricately carved from exotic wood and both measure 1 1/8" wide with a 2 5/8" diameter opening. They have accents of faceted citrines which are bezel set in gold vermeil sterling silver. They are in excellent condition and the inner walls are hallmarked "Stephen Dweck" on an applied plaque.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1073981 (stock #10806)
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$1,950.00
This wonderful vintage belt was designed by costume jewelry legend, Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 31 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide and has a gold tone setting elaborately set with turquoise and coral cabochons. It is signed K.J.L. on the reverse and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1073968 (stock #10802)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
These magnificent chandelier earrings are hand made in India and look like the "real thing". They are made from low content silver with a rhodium plated finish and are intricately hand set with pave CZ crystals. They are 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and have pierced tops. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1073954 (stock #10801)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
These magnificent chandelier earrings are hand made in India and look like the "real thing". They are made from low content silver with a rhodium plated finish and are intricately hand set with pave CZ crystals. They are 3 1/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and have pierced tops. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1073903 (stock #SO3)
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This amazing pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell, exclusively for Lush Life Antiques. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The pin measures 3 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and has a preban Japanese ivory carving mounted in a frame of multi color crystals. It has a rich black plating and is signed "Sorrell Originals" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1073901 (stock #SO2)
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This jaw dropping pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The pin was custom made for Lush Life Antiques and incorporates a large piece of vintage preban carved elephant ivory. It is dynamic in it's scale measuring 6 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide, but is still easy to wear. The ivory section is 2 1/2" long x 2 1/2" ...