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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1057601 (stock #185)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This beautiful vintage pin by Ciner measures 3" long x 2 1/8" wide and has a bright gold tone finish. It is elaborately set with aqua and topaz oval rhinestones with clear pave trim. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Ciner" on the reverse. Please see my other listings for the matching earrings
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1057596 (stock #184)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
These lovely vintage Ciner pins have a brushed gold finish and are pave set with aqua & peridot rhinestones. The large pin is 2" long x 1 1/2" wide and the smaller is 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. They are in excellent condition and each is signed "Ciner" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1057586 (stock #180)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 2000 item #1057579 (stock #179)
The Lush Life Antiques
$165.00
This amazing ring by "Noir" is hand crafted from brass which is then given a highly polished rhodium finish. It is 2 1/8" long x 2" wide and is intricately pave set with clear cubic zirconia stones. It is in excellent NEW condition and is hallmarked "Noir" on the inner shank. It is a size 6.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1057574 (stock #178)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This adorable statement ring by Noir is made from brass with a rhodium plating. It has a detailed depiction of a parrot and is pave set with crystals in the round. It is 2" long x 1" wide, and stands almost 1 1/8" off the finger. It is in excellent NEW condition and is signed "Noir" on the inner shank. It is a size 6.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1057500 (stock #174)
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$125.00
These great contemporary earrings have a dramatic look while being comfortable to wear. They are 2 1/2" long x 2 1/8" wide and are made from rosewood with sterling silver accents. They have pierced tops and they are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1057496 (stock #172)
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$125.00
These chic earrings were made by the Alicia silver company of Taxco, Mexico. Each hand wrought disk is 2" in diameter and each has a 6MM cubic zirconia stone. They are in excellent condition and each is hallmarked "Alicia Mexico TC-6092".
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1057448 (stock #171)
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$180.00
These gorgeous contemporary earrings are hand crafted from sterling silver and have incredible movement when worn. They are a large 4" long x 1 1/2" wide and each has 15 bezel set Mozambique dangling garnet stones. They have pierced tops and are extremely comfortable to wear weighing only 12 grams each. They are in excellent condition.
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 : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1057414 (stock #163)
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$600.00
This beautiful antique lorgnette is made from gunmetal and has a 14k watch hook at the end. The lorgnette is 5" long x 1 1/2" wide and hangs from a 60" chain with paste stone accents. The mechanism works perfectly and releases 2 lenses which can be changed to a specific prescription if desired. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "14k" at the watch fob.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Mexican : Pre 1910 item #1057181 (stock #159)
The Lush Life Antiques
$600.00
This charming antique colonial Mexican pin measures 2 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide. It is intricately made from 14k gold and has two sterling silver birds set with Persian turquoise stones perched above a nest with fresh water pearl "eggs". It has elaborate scrolls and leaves on the front, and the reverse has a 2 sided glass compartment which originally held a hair sample. It can also be used to keep a cherished photo or other thin momento. It has a secure pin back and the top has a bale so it ca...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1057171 (stock #158)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : 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 : Pre 1960 item #1057014 (stock #155)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
This lovely vintage pin by Georg Jensen measures 1 3/8" long x 1 1/2" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a traditional tulip design with a 6MM moonstone cabochon accent. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval with "925S Denmark 100".
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 : Period : Pre 1940 item #1056980 (stock #151)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This beautiful vintage pin has a detailed depiction of Raphael's "Madonna of the Meadow" painted on a thin sheet of preban ivory. It is 1 1/2" long x 1 3/8 and has an intricate frame made of 800 silver with a think piece of protective glass. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "800" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1056581 (stock #150)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
This charming antique pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a 7/8" diameter portrait hand painted on preban ivory and the mounting is elaborately set with small seed pearls. The portrait has a small age fracture which has darkened with age, and the reverse has a safety clutch which appears to be a later replacement. Neither detracts from the beauty of this piece which is in amazing condition for it's age.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1055600 (stock #142)
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Circa 1850. This spectacular pin comes from the estate of the prominent jewelry family, the Linz brothers of Dallas. It is large in scale, measuring 5 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide, and incredibly dramatic with it's 2 tremblant flowers. It is made from antique gold with a silver top and is pave set with old mine cut and rose cut diamonds totalling 2.5 carats (VS-2 to I-1(I)). It does have early repairs with a modern pin stem and clutch added. It has French hallmarks throughout the pin and is stam...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1055570 (stock #138)
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$7,500.00
This chic necklace was made by the renowned jewelry house of Van Cleef and Arpels. It is 20 1/4" long and consists of 6 strands of 4MM tubular coral beads interspersed with tubular gold beads. It has a 1" long tubular closure that is hallmarked "VCA 4M 970.4" on one side and "14k" on the other. I suspect that this was made in collaboration with the Spanish firm, Puig Doria who made designs for Van Cleef in the 1970s. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1055031 (stock #122)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This wonderful vintage necklace is a faithful early reproduction of the masterwork of Antonio Pineda. It is 7/8" wide in front and tapers to 3/8" wide towards the back. It is made from heavy weight sterling silver (240 grams) and has faceted onyx square stone accents. It is in excellent condition and bears a rather undecipherable signature at the box clasp. It appears to read "Taxco Sterling" around the initial JC.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1031022 (stock #86094)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This period 1930's Art Deco pin has a great design which is timeless and modern. It is a large 4" long x 3" wide and has large unfoiled rhinestones in green and topaz. It has a gold tone setting and a secure clasp mechanism with safety clutch. It has not markings and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1030998 (stock #86090)
The Lush Life Antiques
$995.00
This stunning bracelet was designed and made by one of the best contemporary costume jeweler's of today, Robert Sorrell. His pieces are known for their exuberant use of color and their exquisite construction. Each is hand made by Robert in his NY studios and all show is meticulous attention to detail. The bracelet is 2" wide in front and has a wearable interior measurement of 6 5/8". It has a Japanned finish and the exterior is elaborately set with topaz, clear, canary, and citrine rhinestones b...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1030923 (stock #50664)
The Lush Life Antiques
$995.00
This stunning bracelet was designed and made by one of the best contemporary costume jeweler's of today, Robert Sorrell. His pieces are known for their exuberant use of color and their exquisite construction. Each is hand made by Robert in his NY studios and all show is meticulous attention to detail. The bracelet has vintage glass fruit salad stones in ruby, emerald and sapphire, with dazzling clear stone accents throughout. It is a striking 2 1/4" wide in front with a 6 5/8" interior measureme...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1030878 (stock #50601)
The Lush Life Antiques
$895.00
This stunning bracelet was designed and made by one of the best contemporary costume jeweler's of today, Robert Sorrell. His pieces are known for their exuberant use of color and their exquisite construction. Each is hand made by Robert in his NY studios and all show is meticulous attention to detail. The bracelet is 2" wide in front and has a wearable interior measurement of 6 5/8". It has a Japanned finish and the exterior is elaborately set with topaz, clear, canary, and citrine rhinestones ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1030867 (stock #50565)
The Lush Life Antiques
$2,500.00
This vintage Austrian necklace is by far one of the best pieces of costume I've owned. It is 17" long from end to end and is approximately 4" wide in front. It stands high on the neck when worn and is a little difficult to photo on a standard jewelry mount. It is made from brass with a Russian gilt finish, and the front is elaborately set with topaz rhinestones in oval, pear, and marquis shapes. It is in excellent condition and is signed "made in Austria" on an applied round tag.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1030862 (stock #50563)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This stunning bracelet was designed by the Italian designer jeweler, Carlo Zini. His pieces are hard to find outside of Europe where he sells through exclusive boutiques and retailers like Harrod's. The bracelet is 3 3/4" wide in front and has an interior wearable length of 6 3/4". It has a rhodium finish and is intricately pave set with clear, gray, and black rhinestones. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Zini". Please see my other listings for the matching necklace.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1030859 (stock #50561)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,500.00
This stunning necklace was designed by the Italian designer jeweler, Carlo Zini. His pieces are hard to find outside of Europe where he sells through exclusive boutiques and retailers like Harrod's. The necklace measures 16 long with an attached safety chain giving an additional 3 3/4" in length. Each octopus is approximately 2 1/2" long x 2" wide and all are intricately pave set with black, gray and clear rhinestones. It has a rhodium finish backing and the safety chain is signed "Carlo Zini"...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1030585 (stock #50559)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This stunning torsade necklace and earrings set was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Sherri Jennings. Her designs are handcrafted in Italy and use vintage and antique glass components. The necklace is 19 1/2" long with a 3" x 2 1/2" oval medallion, and the matching clip earrings are 1 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide. The set has light blue and sapphire unfoiled rhinestones with strands of light blue round and faceted beads. It has an antiqued/Japanned finish and it is in excellent conditio...
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 : 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 : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #985368 (stock #50302)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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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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 : 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 : 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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #909216 (stock #msc100)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This amazing necklace is not only unusual, but terribly suggestive. It is made from Japanned metal and has open back clear rhinestones with faceted black crystal accents. It has a wearable length of approximately 15" and the center arrow is 10 1/2" long x 5" wide. It does not have any marking, and it is in excellent condition.
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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #817599 (stock #44530)
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$45.00
This lovely bracelet was made by the Sent Murano company of Italy. It is 7 1/2" long x 1" wide and is made from brown frosted glass beads. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Sent Murano" on an applied drop tag.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #780246 (stock #44335)
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This amazing necklace is an early example of Iradj Moini for Oscar de La Renta. It is 13" long and was made for the smaller neckline. It is 1 3/4" wide in front tapering to 1" wide on the sides, and has a 1 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide center drop. It is made from antiqued silver tone metal and has large amethyst stones surrounded by dazzling cubic zirconia stones. It is signed "Iradj Moini", and it's in excellent condition.
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 : Costume : Pre 1960 item #758735 (stock #44156)
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$1,600.00
Pretty in pink! This stunning vintage Miriam Haskell parure is an outstanding example of the maker in a very hard to find color..pink! The necklace is 17" long with a 2 1/2" long x 1 3/4" center element, the bracelet is 7 1/2" long with a 1 1/2" diameter clasp, and the clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. The set is made from pink glass beads and the bracelet/necklace have pink molded flower accents. The set has Russian gilt brass filigrees, and each piece is hallmarked "Miriam Haskell". T...
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 : 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.