The works of Elsa Schiaparelli have always been sought after, but the recent exhibition of her work at New York's Metropolitan Museum has only sealed the importance of this influential designer. This outstanding grand parure includes a necklace, bracelet, pin, and earrings, and is an extremely unusual design that I have not seen before. The necklace is 17" long x 2 3/4", the bracelet is 8" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 3 1/8" in diameter, and the earrings are 1 3/8" in diameter. The pieces a...
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This unusual pin by Schiaparelli is not commonly seen. It is quite large, measuring 4" x 3" and is made from cast silver tone metal. The layered design is studded with faceted crystals, and the reverse has a "Schiaparelli" signature plaque. It is in excellent condition.
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.
This unusual pin is by contemporary costume jeweler, Lawrence Vrba, who was former head designer at Miriam Haskell. This pin makes quite a statement when worn, and measures 4" long x 2 3/4" wide x 1 5/8" thick while the coordinating clip earrings are 1" in diameter. The tremblant flower has a gun metal finish and the leaves are in a rich gold tone. The set is hallmarked "Lawrence Vrba" on applied oval tags, and all pieces are in excellent condition.
These lovely earrings were designed by Frances Patiky Stein who is the head designer of Chanel fine jewelry. The clip earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and are made from gold tone metal with burgundy poured glass stones by the house of Gripoix. They are in excellent condition and are signed "FPS" on the reverse.
This sensational necklace was designed by artist and visionary, Diane Love for the legendary company of Trifari. The cross pendant measures 4 1/4" long x 2 3/4" wide and hangs from a 38" long chain. The chain and cross have a finish resembling iron and the faux jewels look like they are set in pure hammered gold. The cross is modeled after a Byzantine cross from the 5th century, and is highly detailed with "etched" designs on both sides. It is not signed but is a known design by Diane Love w...
This wonderful vintage pin was made by Nettie Rosenstein and has a large pre ban carved ivory flower at center. It is 2 1/4" long x 1 7/8" wide and has a gold mounting with pave crystal accents. It is in very good condition and is signed "Nettie Rosenstein" on the reverse.