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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #630296 (stock #41530)
The Lush Life Antiques
$9000.00
This rare bracelet (circa 1950) was designed by renowned French artist, Line Vautrin. She introduced her first collection at the age of 21 and gained public acceptance after showing her designs at the Paris International Exposition of 1937. At that time, she was primarily known as a button maker, but she constantly experimented in new media. It wasn't long before she developed her trademark technique involving mirrors set on a resin background, which she termed "Talosel". This bracelet is an...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303121 (stock #mh1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$2,500.00
This amazing, over the top, bib necklace is a late design by Miriam Haskell head designer, Robert Clark who worked for the costume jeweler from 1958 to 1968. It measures 18" long from end to end and drapes down a dramatic length of 8" in front. I spoke with another former head designer at Haskell, and was informed that these particular beads were sourced from the Routier Attelier in France. They are hand blown glass and made to resemble lavender jade. The drops on the fringe of the necklace ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1073981 (stock #10806)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Pins : Contemporary item #1116560 (stock #11171)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,950.00
This unbelievable pin was designed and made by contemporary designer jeweler, Jarin Kasi. It measures 3 1/4" long x 2" wide x 1" thick and is made from heavy cast sterling silver with a bright gold vermeil finish. The intertwined snake and blackamoor collar are hand set with peridot stones, and the bodice and crown have clear topaz stones. The torso and face are enameled in gloss black and the top of the head has a 16 x 20mm faceted citrine stone. The pin is in excellent condition and is sig...
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 : 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 : Pins : Contemporary item #1031016 (stock #86092)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This unique pin was designed by contemporary costume jeweler, David Mandel for his private label, "The Show Must Go On". It is 5 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide and was inspired by the works of the House of Gripoix. It has pate' de verre red glass flowers on a bouquet of gilt flowers and leaves. The matching button earrings are 1 1/2" in diameter. The set is in excellent condition and each piece is hallmarked "The Show Must Go On".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1082784 (stock #10935)
The Lush Life Antiques
Auction
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 : 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 : 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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1062855 (stock #275)
The Lush Life Antiques
$595.00
This gorgeous necklace was designed renowned costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. It measures 26" long from end to end and has a 3 3/4" diameter center medallion clasp. It has 12 strands of hand knotted glass coral beads and the clasp has acrylic coral and emerald accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Kenneth Lane Made in the USA" on the reverse. This quality piece will definitely get attention when worn.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 1990 item #1068127 (stock #1071)
The Lush Life Antiques
$595.00
This dramatic vintage necklace and earrings set was made by Landau and used in the television series, Dallas. Several years ago, I purchased many pieces from a former costumer on the show, and she informed me that Victoria Principal wore this set in one episode. The collar is 1 1/4" wide in front and has a 16" interior measurement while the drop earrings are 2" long x 1 1/8" wide. The set has a gold tone finish with teal/green epoxy enamel and faceted clear crystal accents. The set is in exc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303682 (stock #sgm1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$595.00
This beautiful vintage pin is both striking in its design and dimension, measuring a large 3 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide x 1" deep. The high dome design has pink flower center with peridot leaves, and it is framed in a clear dentelle cut rhinestone frame. It has a gilt brass plating and the reverse is signed "Privilige SGM Paris". It is in excellent condition.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1116355 (stock #11169)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
These amazing vintage earrings were designed by the one of the legends of costume jewelry, Kenneth Jay Lane. Each clip earring is 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and both have a bright gold tone finish. They have pink tear drop shaped center stones surrounded by clear borealis faceted crystals. They are in excellent condition and are signed "K.J.L." on the reverse of each clip.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1303619 (stock #kjl2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This breathtaking necklace was designed by renowned costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. The necklace has a very over the top look reminiscent of the necklace Audrey Hepburn wore in the opening scene of "Breakfast at Tiffany's". In fact, it was used on the cover of Harper's Bazaar when Natalie Portman wore Audrey's "little black dress". The necklace has 5 strands of 10mm glass pearls that end in an elaborate 2 1/2" diameter pave crystal rose. It has a wearable length of 18 1/2" and is approxi...