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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1114653 (stock #11125)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This incredible statement ring is 1 1/2" in diameter and stands almost 3/4" off the finger. It is handcrafted from sterling silver with a disk of gray mother of pearl and center fresh water pearl center. It has 14k gold accents at the border and center which are set with genuine rubies. It is a size 8 and has a 1/4" wide shank that can be sized by a good jeweler. It has no hallmarks and has been tested for sterling silver and 14k gold. It is in excellent condition. It's a true statement pi...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1118735 (stock #11202)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
The lovely vintage bracelet measures 7" long and has 13 dangling puffy heart charms roughly measuring 5/8" long x 1/2" wide. There are a variety of designs on each heart including, US with uncle Sam hat, double hearts, double hearts with red enamel, the US capital building, and flowers. Some of the reverse sides are engraved with names including Dorre, Janet, Velma, Kathee, J.L, Alie, Faye, and Lenore. There is some light wear to the hearts, and one has a deep dent on the reverse. Overall,...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1214611 (stock #rc4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This wonderful statement pin was made by Dallas designer jeweler, Rebecca Collins. The pin measures 4 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. The front has bezel set carved bone panels, quartz stone, and a vegetable ivory cabochon. The reverse side is hallmarked "Rebecca Collins Dallas, TX Sterling" There is a small fissure in the vegetable ivory cabochon which is is original to the piece. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1215214 (stock #gu1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This wonderful vintage cuff bracelet by "Off the Cuff" is a loyal rendition of a Gucci classic. It is 7/8" wide in front and has an adjustable wearable interior length of 7" to 7 3/4". It is made from rhodium plated sterling silver and has blue and white enamel on the exterior. It has a file mark on the inner band were somebody tested it, but other than that it is in very good condition. It is hallmarked "Off the Cuff Sterling" on the inner band.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1960 item #1226355 (stock #gj1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This lovely vintage pin was made by the Danish firm of Georg Jensen and measures 3" long x 7/8" wide. It is made from cast sterling silver and has a beautiful surface patina. It is in excellent condition and the reverse side is hallmarked "Georg Jensen" in a dotted oval, as well as "Sterling Denmark 121".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1226369 (stock #eb1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This wonderful vintage bangle bracelet was made in London England at the last part of the 20th century. It is slightly over 1" wide and has an interior 6 1/2" measurement. It is made from repousse sterling silver and has a gold vermeil finish. It is hallmarked with a Lion cartouche for sterling silver and has the panther mark for the city of London. It also bears the makers cartouche marks of "CS" and "ES". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1285868 (stock #mb1)
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This stunning bracelet was designed by Marcel Boucher for his Parisina line which was made in Mexico during the years of World War 2. It has a wearable length of 7" and is 1 1/4" wide with a secure clasp with safety chain. It is made from repoussé sterling silver and has large glass topaz stone accents. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Sterling Mexico" as well as Parisina.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288299 (stock #lc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This unusual bracelet and earrings set was made by the renowned Taxco firm of Los Castillo. The bracelet has a wearable length of 6 1/2" x 3/4" wide and the matching screwback earrings are 1 1/2" long x 3/4" wide. The set is handcrafted from sterling silver and each panel has an elegant dove design. The bracelet is missing the original safety chain, but other than that, it is in excellent condition. The bracelet is hallmarked "Los Castillo Taxco Sterling Made in Mexico 552" and the earrings ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1288302 (stock #hl1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This beautiful clamper style bracelet is a design first rendered by Margot de Taxco, but made by Hilario Lopez. Upon the close of Margot's studios, she gave her original molds to her studio employees. Hilario had many of the molds, and executed these designs under his name. This clamper style bracelet is 2 3/4" wide in front and tapers to 1 1/8" at the hinged back. It is handcrafted from sterling silver and has a great repousse design with applied ball designs. The interior measurement is 5...
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...
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 : 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 : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1085692 (stock #11011)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
These amazing "over the top" earrings were made by contemporary jewelers, C&D. These designers worked with Iradj Moini, and their pieces share the same quality and design construction. The earrings are made from gilt brass and have topaz and citrine stones. They have clip back mechanisms and are signed "C&D Jewelry" on the reverse. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1085770 (stock #11021)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
These amazing earrings were made by contemporary jewelers, C&D. These designers worked with Iradj Moini, and their pieces share the same quality and design construction. The clip earrings are 2 1/4" long x 1 1/2" wide and both are made from silver plate brass. The fronts are intricately set with peridot, topaz and citrine stones. They are in excellent condition and are signed "C&D Jewelry" on the reverse.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1116335 (stock #11160)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
These fantastic earrings were made by legendary costume jewelers, Joseff of Hollywood. Known as the leading suppliers of jewelry for early Hollywood, they also produced a line of jewelry that was sold through exclusive retailers. Each of these clip earrings is 5" long x 1 1/4" wide and both have faceted crystal accents. They are made from brass and have the company's signature matte finish which was originally produced because it wasn't reflective under the early Hollywood film lights. They ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1125960 (stock #11332)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
This great vintage necklace was designed by renowned Mexican artist, Sergio Bustamante. It is hand crafted from sterling silver and rubber and measures about 16" in length. The rigid "V" shaped medallion has 2 alligators measuring 2 3/4" long each. This give the necklace a little more room to wear and should fit up to an 18" neckline comfortably. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Sergio Bustamante Mex 925" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1213940 (stock #ms3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
This wonderful vintage necklace is a classic design by Taxco silver maestro, Sigi Pineda. It has a hinged back and has a 15" interior measurement. It is 1/2" wide at the back hinge and tapers to 7/16" on each side. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Sigi Tasco Sterling Hecho en Mexico 256" with the eagle number 3.
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
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 : 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 : 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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1057420 (stock #166)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1071069 (stock #NS2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This great modern cuff bracelet is perfect for the urban landscape, or for that holiday escapade at the beach. It comes from the contemporary designer, Nada Sawaya of New York and is made from genuine alligator/caiman tail hide in a rich black finish. It is just under 3 1/2 " wide with a 5 1/8" end to end measurement and a 1 1/2" gap opening. It has a great flaired design in hand hammered brass with a rich gold tone finish, and is signed " Nada Sawaya New York" on the inner cuff. It is in exce...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1071515 (stock #10738)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This wonderful oversized pendant has a great modernist bug design. It is handcrafted from sterling silver and has a large amber cabochon body. It is 4 1/4" long x 2" wide and it stands almost 7/8" tall. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1073954 (stock #10801)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
These magnificent chandelier earrings are hand made in India and look like the "real thing". They are made from low content silver with a rhodium plated finish and are intricately hand set with pave CZ crystals. They are 3 1/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and have pierced tops. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079056 (stock #10855)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This wonderful bracelet is a great example of hard to find bakelite "clad" jewelry. It is 1 1/4" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and has a rope twist design in carved mottled olive green bakelite. What makes this bangle unique are the alternating panels of gold plate, or "clad" which. There is some minor surface wear on the clad panels, but overall, the bracelet is in very good condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1085853 (stock #11024)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This unique statement ring was made by contemporary Turkish designer, Bora. It is 1 3/8" in diameter and is presently a size 6 1/2 but can be sized to fit most average ring fingers. It is hand crafted from sterling silver and has a large faceted citrine center stone with dangling cubic zirconia stones in 14k finish bezels. It is in excellent condition and has great movement when worn.
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 : Period : Pre 1940 item #1114649 (stock #11124)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1143666 (stock #11427)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
These amazing hinged cuff bracelets were designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Miriam Salat. Each bangle is 1 1/2" wide with an interior measurement of 7", and both are made from ivory resin. The fronts have intricate pierce work panels of oxidized sterling silver set with clear and red crystals. They are in excellent condition and bear the Miriam Salat hallmark on the interior.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1149633 (stock #11529)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This wonderful vintage pin from the 1960's is commonly known as a "powder puff" pin and is featured in the book, "Jewels of Fantasy" by Deanna Farnetti. It is almost 6" long and has a 3" diameter flower made from purple fibers much like a paint brush. The center cabochon is speckled glass in a shade of robin's egg blue. It has a gold tone backing and it is in excellent condition. Michelle Obama and Sara Jessica Parker have both been seen sporting the same pin in different colors.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1150036 (stock #11537)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This stunning vintage bracelet is 1 1/2" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. It is hand crafted from tortoise bakelite and has a detailed leaf design in both polished and matte bakelite. It has been tested and it is in excellent condition.