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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1011218 (stock #50422)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This amazing vintage necklace was designed for the couture house of Yves Saint Laurent. It is 21" from end to end and each heart panel is 1 1/4" long x 1 1/4" wide. It is made from 22k gold plated metal and the front is elaborately set with clear rhinestones in a variety of shapes. It is a quality heavy casting and it is in excellent vintage condition. It is not signed but my European consignor purchased it directly from one of the Paris atteliers that makes jewelry for YSL.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1010677 (stock #50407)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1001354 (stock #50339)
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$95.00
This great modernist pin was made by the Canadian duo of Micheline de Passille and Yves Sylvestre. It is made from chrome plated metal with a black, white, and burgundy enamel front. It does have some surface wear on the left figure, but it does not detract from the piece. Overall, it is in good condition and the reverse is signed "de Passille-Sylvestri".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1001253 (stock #50331)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This unusual modernist bird set was designed by Jorge Castillo, better known as Chato of the renowned Los Castillo taller. The pin measures 2 3/4" long x 2" wide and the matching earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. The set handwrought from sterling silver and has pearl, coral, and green stone accents. Each piece is hallmarked "Chato Castillo 925", and the pin bears his logo as well as model #4. The earrings have non silver pivot backs but I can not detect if these are original or later replac...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1001101 (stock #50321)
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Auction
This gorgeous vintage necklace was designed by Dallas based designer jeweler, Rebecca Collins. Her works are known for their unique medley of silver, gemstones, and found objects, and each is one of a kind. This torsade style necklace has 9 strands of gold tone pearls that end in a 2 1/4" long x 2" wide blister pearl/mother of pearl clasp. It is in very good condition and is signed "Rebecca Collins Bless Our Earth Sterling Dallas" on the inside clasp.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1000400 (stock #as38)
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #989474 (stock #JK4)
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$295.00
This charming vintage bakelite pin measures 3" long x 2" wide and is made from butterscotch bakelite tumbled in a red resin. This gives the pin great patina and dimension in the carved details. It has glass eyes, patterned brass reins, and a riveted pinback assembly. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #989472 (stock #JK3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
This charming vintage pin is 3" long x 3" wide and is made from carved black bakelite. The horse's profile has nice details in the carved mane, painted eye/nose, and yellow reins. It has some light loss of the yellow coating on the reins, but other than that, it is in very good condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #985458 (stock #50313)
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$495.00
This amazing pin was made by former Miriam Haskell head designer, Larry Vrba. Larry's pieces are theatrical, and always make a statement when worn. This pin is 5 1/4" long x 3 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" tall, and is completely hand crafted. It has a gunmetal finish and has 10 faceted borealis crystal grapes with clear rhinestone accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Lawrence Vrba" on the reverse pin stem.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #985368 (stock #50302)
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$395.00
This stunning pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Alexis Bittar. It is 4 1/4" in diameter and stands almost 1" tall. It is made from hand carved translucent lucite and has a rich gold and purple reverse painting with rhinestone ball center. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Handcrafted by Alexis Bittar" on the reverse. It is new and is in excellent condition. It is definitely lavender in person, but photographs with a blue cast online.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #978398 (stock #50250)
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SOLD
This breathtaking necklace is from the couture label of Valentino Garavani. The top has a rigid section of two intertwined snakes measuring 2 1/4" wide in front. It has eight nesting strands of 8MM faceted tiger eye beads which drape down approximately 11" in front. The reverse side has two 12" long silk tassels which tied the necklace in back. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Valentino Garavani" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #972524 (stock #50216)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This absolutely charming ring by Noir will definitely attract a lot of addition when worn. The turtle is 1 3/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and the ring is a size 7. It is made from rhodium plated metal and is intricately pave set with colorful crystal rhinestones. It has no markings, and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #972362 (stock #AS10)
The Lush Life Antiques
$175.00
The artist and designer jeweler, Andrew Spingarn, has been in the jewelry industry for over 25 years. His company is based in Providence, RI, the center of jewelry manufacturing in the US. What sets Andrew apart from his contemporaries is his attention to detail and old world techniques. Many of his pieces incorporate lamp work art glass pieces which are made in the traditional method used by French costume jewelers, Maison Gripoix. In fact, his lampwork technique was so precise that Gripoix fam...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #972249 (stock #AS$)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This amazing vintage necklace was designed by New York fashion jeweler, Debra Fine Yohai. It consists of two nesting gold strands with dozens of dangling gold leaves. It has a wearable length of 15 1/2" long and drapes down approximately 3" in front. It is not signed, but it was purchased directly from Debra in the 1980's. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #968223 (stock #50232)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This glamorous bracelet was designed by contemporary costume jeweler, Rodrigo Otazu. He has collaborated with designers like Christian Lacroix, and his pieces have been used in the runway collections of Emanuel Ungaro and Jean Paul Gaultier. This bracelet measures approximately 1 3/4" wide in front and has an interior measurement of 6 3/4". It is made from silver tone metal and is elaborately set with cobalt blue glass cabochons and faceted rhinestones. It is hinged in front so it should accommo...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #965873 (stock #50130)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1960 item #964350 (stock #50115)
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Auction
This vintage Trifari set has such a beautiful delicate design. The necklace is 14" x 1", and the matching clip earrings are 1" in diameter. The set has pink "poured glass" petals set in a gold tone setting with Trifari's "Trifanium" plating. Each piece is hallmarked "Trifari" and the set is in very good condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #964283 (stock #50104)
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SOLD
These striking Middle Eastern inspired earrings were designed by one of costume jewelery's greats, Kenneth Jay Lane. They are known as the "windchime" earrings, and were immortalized by New York socialite, Nan Kempner. Each clip back is 7 1/4" long x 2 3/4" wide and both are made from matte gold tone metal. They are in excellent condition and the reverse sides are signed "Kenneth Lane". Please contact me directly if you have any further questions. Multiple purchases are always combined to save ...