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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1990 item #972249 (stock #AS$)
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$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 : 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 : 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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1056581 (stock #150)
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$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 : 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 : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1057414 (stock #163)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Period : Pre 1980 item #1079322 (stock #10904)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This beautiful vintage necklace is expertly made from black onyx stone and 14k gold. It is 17" long and is approximately 1" wide in front. The clasp is 1/2" wide x 1/2" long and the onyx beads are 4MM. The center necklace has a 2 1/4" long section of 14k gold beads graduating from 4MM to 6MM. It has no markings but it has been tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1910 item #1105560 (stock #DSC2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This stunning victorian bracelet has an beautiful detailed center panel of a lion with real garnet eyes. It measures 6 3/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and has an arched front allowing the bracelet to fit up to a 7" wrist. It is made from gold fill metal and has look of real gold. It has a tab closure and it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1105561 (stock #DSC3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
This beautiful victorian era stick pin is unusual in it's design and scale. It is made of 14k gold and is 3/4" long x 3/4" wide and has real garnet eyes and a faceted ruby in it's mouth. It is 3" long in overall length and has no hallmarks. It weighs 3.2 grams and has been acid tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1920 item #1105564 (stock #DSC4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$180.00
This great vintage watch was made for the fraternal group of the Modern Woodmen of the World. The fob and chain are made from gold fill metal and the log is hand carved preban elephant ivory. It is just under 13" long from end to end and the fob is 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" wide. It has some slight wear to the axe edges, but overall it is in excellent vintage condition. This version of the fob with the ivory log is particularly hard to find...don't miss out!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1105568 (stock #DSC7)
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$150.00
This unique mourning pin measures 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" and is made from gutta percha with 14k gold accents. It has an unusual Etruscan design and the bottom rim has 3 jump rings for attachments. The reverse has a "C" scroll clasp mechanism and a loop for a watch attachment. It is in excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114544 (stock #DSC14)
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$75.00
This unusual victorian pin measures 2 1/4" long x 3/4" and has a detailed image of an eagle in flight. It is made from gold fill metal and has a genuine garnet eye. It has the initials "S M M B" inscribed on the reverse. There is a hole in the bird beak which possibly had a dangle at one point.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114549 (stock #DSC15)
The Lush Life Antiques
$75.00
These lovely antique earrings are made from gold fill metal and are 1 1/2" long x 7/8" wide. They have a 10 x 15mm oval carnelian cabochon mounted in an ornate repousse frame. They have a beautiful patina and are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114553 (stock #DSC16)
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$95.00
These lovely Victorian dangling earrings are 1 1/4" long x 3/8" wide and are made from gold fill metal. They have mediterranean red branch coral accents and the frame has chased designs. They have some lead solder on the reverse which is original to the earrings. Overall, they are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114554 (stock #DSC17)
The Lush Life Antiques
$175.00
These beautiful Scottish Victorian banded agate pins are mounted in gold fill settings. The large oval pin is 2 1/4" long x 2" wide and has a white to red striated agate in a braided oval border. The darker agate pin is 2 1/4" long x 2" wide and has a frame with scrollwork designs. They are in very good condition and are sold as a pair.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114572 (stock #DSC20)
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$150.00
This unique collection of buttons dates to pre 1900 and are being sold as a group. One appears to be vintage steel, and the others are brass with enamel and stone details. They are approximately 1/2" to 5/8" in diameter and are in very good condition. They are perfect for the collector or crafter.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1900 item #1114638 (stock #11123)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This lovely antique English necklace was handcrafted from whitby black faceted jet during the time of Queen Victoria's mourning. The necklace is 18 1/2" long including the box clasp, and tapers from 3/4" wide to 1 3/4" wide at the center element. Each of the hand faceted panels is strung on cloth cord which ends in a black enamel box closure. There is some chipping on the reverse side near the drill holes, but it is not noticeable from the front. I have seen this in all of the whitby jet pie...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1940 item #1114649 (stock #11124)
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$395.00
This lovely vintage pin is exquisitely made from 14k gold and sterling silver. It has an intricate filigree design with a large 9.5 x 13mm (6 carat) center pink rhodolite garnet and 13 mine cut diamonds of 2 points each. It has a "C" closure with safety on the reverse and weighs 10.5 grams. It's missing one diamond on the upper right of the main photo. I can look into it's replacement for any potential buyer. Other than that, it is in very good condition and has been acid tested for 14k gol...