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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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1225890 (stock #cet1)
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$2,500.00
This gorgeous necklace was made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known as Coppola e Toppo. The necklace has a wearable length of 16" from end to end and is 3 1/2" at it's widest point. It is made from ombre red to black crystals in a complex woven collar design. It has the signature heart shaped brass hardware signed "Made in Italy by Coppola e Toppo." It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1302902 (stock #cet1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,950.00
This gorgeous necklace was made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known as Coppola e Toppo. The necklace has a wearable length of 18" from end to end and is 2 1/2" at it's widest point. It is made from ombre blue crystals in a complex woven collar design. It has the signature heart shaped brass hardware on each end but does not bear the coppola signature. I believe that this was probably done private label for Emilio Pucci. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1970 item #1303123 (stock #mc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,950.00
This stunning vintage bracelet was designed by Countess Cissy Zoltowska of Vienna. Her designs were carried at the most exclusive retailers in the US, including Bonwitt Teller and Lord and Taylor as well as many exclusive boutiques in Europe and Japan. Maison Cis also made jewelry private label for many couturiers including Balenciaga. This bracelet measures 7 1/2" long x 2 5/8" wide and is intricately made from brass with a gilt finish. The unique design has interlocking chain on the edges w...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1226538 (stock #ic1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,800.00
I am very pleased to offer this stunning bracelet from the high end accessories designer, Isabel Canovas. Isabelle was born in Paris on the “Night of Kings” in 1945, daughter to Genevieve Corre, and Blas Canovas, a Spanish fabric designer. The product of designers, she began work at an early age as accessories designer at Hermes, and later to Louis Vuitton. She received acclaim from Patrick Vuitton who felt she could help in modernizing the image of Vuitton in the 70‘s. After only one yea...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302345 (stock #jk7)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,700.00
This AMAZING statement bracelet was designed by contemporary costume jeweler, Jarin Kasi. It is cast from sterling silver with an oxidized finish and is intricately set with brown and green crystal accents. The figural monkey motif is 2 1/4" wide in front and the interior measurement is 6 1/2". An off center lemon quartz stone adds to the drama of this piece. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Jarin" on the interior. It is a real show stopper!
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 : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1057884 (stock #200)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,450.00
This gorgeous vintage pin was designed by Iradj Moini for the couture house of Oscar de la Renta. It is 5" long x 2 1/2" wide and is made from gilt brass with citrine, jade, amethyst, tourmaline, and crystal stones. It has a double pin stem on the reverse and it's signed "Iradj Moini" across the beak. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302323 (stock #jk2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,400.00
This amazing articulated bracelet is made by contemporary designer jeweler, Jarin Kasi. The snakes body is intricately constructed from sterling silver, and has pave CZ crystals throughout. The head has a large glass faux emerald stone and the eyes are made from hematite glass. The body is 5/8" wide in back and it spans 1 3/4" at the crossover front. It has flexibility but will only fit a wrist of about 6 1/2". It has no markings and it is in excellent condition. This really is a showstop...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1302342 (stock #jk6)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,300.00
This absolutely amazing brooch was designed by renowned contemporary costume jeweler, Jarin Kasi. The oversized pin measures 4 3/4" long x 3 1/4" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver with an oxidized finish. The front is elaborately done with hand set CZ crystals, and each flower is mounted on a spring giving this pin an incredible kinetic look. The reverse has a double pin stem assembly and it's signed "Jarin" on an applied plaque. Although contemporary, this piece is made almost i...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1058002 (stock #208)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,250.00
This stunning necklace was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Sherri Jennings, who manufactures her pieces in Florence, Italy. Her pieces have been used in many photo spreads and have graced the covers of notable fashion magazines. You will see here pieces worn by notable celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Cindy Lauper, Mary Kate Olsen, and Tyra Banks. This necklace is reminiscent of the works of French jeweler, Countess Cis, and measures 17 1/2" long x 5" wide with an attached 7" long tai...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1296900 (stock #im1)
The Lush Life Antiques
On Hold
This wonderful statement worthy pin is an early design by couture costume jeweler, Iradj Moini. The wrapped heart design is inspired by the work Fulco di Verdura, and reinterpreted by Iradj in the 1980s. The pin is 3 1/4" long x 2 1/4" wide and stands approximately 1" thick. It has red included glass cabochons resembling rubies and the clear strands and bow are of swarovski crystal. It has an antiqued gold tone setting and has a secure pin closure on the reverse. It is in not signed, like m...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1302348 (stock #im1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$995.00
This sensational pin was designed by contemporary costume jeweler, Iradj Moini. It measures 4 1/2" in diameter and is handcrafted from antiqued brass wire with glass coral stones surrounding a center faux pearl. The stone caps are elaborately set with faceted crystal accents and the reverse is signed "Iradj Moini" on an applied plaque. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303602 (stock #rjp1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$995.00
This amazing vintage clip/pin was made by couture designer jeweler, Roger Jean Pierre. He created jewelry for many couture houses including Schiaparelli, Dior, Madam Gres, and Balenciaga to name a few. The clip is 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and is quite dimensional standing about 7/8" tall. The front is intricately set with pink marquis rhinestones, and the reverse is signed "Depose" on the clip mechanism. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1302760 (stock #IM2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$950.00
This wonderful statement pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Iradj Moini. It measures 2 7/8" long x 2 3/8" wide and the setting is handcrafted from antiqued brass. It has a tiger eye stone center with faux included sapphires and faux baroque pearls on the border. One of the pearls has some nacre loss on the reverse, but it does not read on the front. Other than that, the pin is in very good condition and is signed "Iradj Moini" on an applied plaque.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1058068 (stock #216)
The Lush Life Antiques
$850.00
This unusual necklace was made by the design duo of Karen Erickson and Vicki Beamon, better known as Erickson Beamon. It is 20" long and drapes down approximately 6" in front. It has interesting mesh covered beads with glass pearls and leather accents. It is in excellent condition and is not signed. It has typical construction of the company and dates to the mid 1980's.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1302314 (stock #jk1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$795.00
These incredible earrings were made by contemporary designer jeweler, Jarin Kasi. They have a classic "Nardi" inspired blackamoor head and measure 2" long from the top of the shepherd's hook to the base of the pearl. They are made from sterling silver and have a 24k gold vermeil finish. The enameled head has ruby and CZ accents, and the base has a large real baroque pearl accent. They are in excellent condition and are hallmarked "Jarin 925" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1302318 (stock #jk1)
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On Hold
This amazing statement brooch was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Jarin Kasi, and obviously inspired by the classic ruffle pin by Schreiner of New York. It is 3 1/4" long x 3" wide and is made from rhodium plated sterling silver. It has a green faux included emerald cabochon center in a red CZ frame, and a fan of turquoise glass stones fan on the outside. It is incredibly dimensional and will get many a compliment when worn. It has a secure pin stem and also has a bale so it can b...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302299 (stock #mg1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This fantastic cuff bracelet was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. The gilt hammered brass cuff is 2 3/4" wide and the 3" wide pate de verre applied maltese cross has pearl and rhinestone accents. It has a 5 1/2" interior end to end measurement with a 1 1/2" gap opening, and the metal has flexibility to adjust to most average wrist sizes. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1302304 (stock #g4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This fantastic necklace is made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. It measures 46" long with 10.5mm glass pearls, and it is 3/4" at it's widest point. The caged pearls have brass framed flowers with pate de verre glass in red and green. The necklace has no markings and is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302309 (stock #mg4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This fantastic cuff bracelet was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. The silver tone hammered cuff is 2 3/4" wide and the 3" wide pate de verre applied maltese cross has glass and rhinestone accents. It has a 5 1/2" interior end to end measurement with a 1 1/2" gap opening, and the metal has flexibility to adjust to most average wrist sizes. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition. Please see my other listings for the matching earrings (sold separately)...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1302338 (stock #jk4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This classic art deco necklace was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Jarin Kasi. It is made from sterling silver with a rhodium plating and has freshwater pearl, onyx, and cz crystal accents. The "Y" style necklace is 23" long and the front has a 9" long drop in front. It has a 2 1/2" long chain in back giving this a 25 1/2" long wearable length. The bottom tassel is removable so it can be worn by itself on another chain or simpler strand of pearls. The top of the tassel is marked ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303823 (stock #pc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$650.00
This sleek necklace was made for the couture house of Pierre Cardin. It is 27" long and is approximately 2 1/2" wide in front. It has tubular black glass beads on the sides, and the center has 3 nesting strands of 12mm faceted crystal beads. It is in excellent condition and has silver tone "Pierre Cardin" logo hardware.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1302312 (stock #mg5)
The Lush Life Antiques
$600.00
This chic sautoir necklace was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. It is 38" long and has 51 grey pate de verre "sequin" panels varying from 13mm to 20mm. The asymmetry of this necklace gives it a very modern yet classic look. It has a lobster style clasp so it can be worn as a long length of doubled over. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 1990 item #1115494 (stock #11144)
The Lush Life Antiques
$595.00
This unique necklace and earrings set was made for the couture collection of Giorgio Armani. The necklace fastens in front and is 46 long from end to end and the part that goes around the neck is 27". The coordinating earrings are 4" long x 1 1/4" wide at the bottom. All of the pieces have a bronze metal finish with both glass and acrylic beads in a beige color palette. The set has never been worn and still has the original paper drop tags. One earring is hallmarked "Giorgio Armani" and the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 1990 item #1115656 (stock #11145)
The Lush Life Antiques
$595.00
This sophisticated vintage necklace and earrings set was made for the couture line of Giorgio Armani. The necklace has a wearable length of 16" and drapes down 13" in front while the coordinating earrings are 3 1/2" long x 1" wide. It black jet beads with large acrylic beads with a deep brown/violet tone. It has clear/crystal bead accents and copper tone metal findings. The set has the original paper drop tags and the earrings are signed "Giorgio Armani" while the necklace has the "GA" logo ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1059381 (stock #247)
The Lush Life Antiques
$550.00
This wonderful vintage bib necklace measures 19" long from end to end and drapes down 5 1/4" in front. It is made from gold tone metal and has faceted crystal rhinestones on each of the 5 nesting wheat chain strands. It has an "S" hook heavy closure and weighs a hefty 9.7 ounces. It has some light wear to the gold finish near the clasp, but overall, it is in very good condition. It is not signed, but construction, design, and quality are indicative of YSL. A piece like this would have had a ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 1990 item #1115821 (stock #11153)
The Lush Life Antiques
$550.00
This is truly a hard to find set by designer jeweler, Richard Kerr. Richard developed the adhesive used in his jewelry which allowed many of his pieces to incorporate pave crystals often in the round. I have owned hundreds of Kerr earrings but have never seen a pair of earrings like this with the matching bracelet! The pendant earrings are 4" long x 3" wide with a 1 1/8" button top and the bracelet is 1 1/2" wide with a 7 1/2" interior measurement. The bracelet is strung on elastic and will ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1226523 (stock #as1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$550.00
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 1970 item #1303822 (stock #cd1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This beautiful vintage pin was made by the renowned French glass factory, Maison Gripoix, for the couturier, Christian Dior. It is 2 3/4" long x 2 1/2" wide and has five pink pate de verre petals with beaded frames. The center has a 4 tier pearl cluster, and the reverse has an attached "1965 Chr Dior Germany" plaque. There is some loss of nacre on the pearl center and there is some internal fracturing on the edges of the pink pate de verre petals. Overall, it is in good vintage condition. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1112272 (stock #11104)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
This lovely bracelet was made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known for their label, Coppola e Toppo. The bracelet has a wearable length of 7 1/2" and is 1 1/4" wide. The clasp and medallion have brown faceted crystals with a triple row of glass faux pearls. On close inspection, there is some chipping of the pearl nacre, but it is not noticeable when worn. The clasp is hallmarked "Made in Italy" and the medallion is signed "Made in Italy by Coppola e Toppo"....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1302297 (stock #gr1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
This classic look necklace is made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. It is 28" long with 1" wide black "chicklets" and 14.5mm glass pearl accents. It has a rich gold tone finish that will compliment any outfit. It can be worn as a long sautoir, or doubled over. It is in excellent condition. Please note that the black panels are pate de verre glass and not enamel.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1302303 (stock #g3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
This fantastic necklace is made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. It measures 38" long with 10.5mm glass pearls, and it is 1 1/2" at it's widest point. The brass framed flowers have pate de verre flowers in red with green centers. The necklace has no markings and is in excellent condition. Please see my other listings for the matching earrings.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1302301 (stock #mg2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$425.00
These spectacular dangle clip earrings are made with pate de verre glass, a technique originated by Maison Gripoix. Each earring is 3" long x 1 1/4 and both are made from brass wire with red/green glass inserts. The tops have clip back mechanisms, and a glass pearl accent hangs at the base. They are unsigned and are in excellent condition. Please see my other listings for the matching sautoir camellia necklace