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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1078525 (stock #10849)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This charming vintage pin was made by the legendary Taxco jewelers, Los Castillo. The pin is 3 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide and is made from heavy handwrought copper with a sterling silver plate. The center has a bright turquoise and black ceramic cabochon measuring 20MM x 28MM. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "M5 Ceramica Plateado Hecho en Mexico Los Castillo Taxco" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1078531 (stock #10851)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
These wonderful vintage bracelets look great in the trio as shown or worn individually. They are made from faceted bakelite and each bracelet is just under 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening. They are in excellent condition and have been semichrome tested.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078634 (stock #10853)
The Lush Life Antiques
$180.00
This wonderful heavy carved bakelite bracelet is a deep translucent green that reads more like black when worn. It is 1" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and has deep carved design of roses and leaves. It is a newly carved artisan piece and it is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed bakelite.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1078826
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
These gorgeous belt buckle was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The buckle measures 4"W x 3 1/4"H and is constructed from goldtone metal. The horse head is exquisitely detailed. It is in excellent NEW condition and has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse of the buckle. Perfect for the summer rodeo season.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078827
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This elegant bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a green epoxy accent. The scalloped edges and black stone accents really make this bracelet stand out in a crowd. In excellent condition, the bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Great on its own or a real statement-maker when worn as a group. Be sure and see the other colors available: Gray, Bro...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1078923
The Lush Life Antiques
$60.00
This delightful 'El Corazón', or heart pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The pendant measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 3/4" high. The pendant has a beautifully scalloped/detailed golden metal frame (with a slight silver overtone), with rhinestone accents. The image of the 'El Corazón'/Heart lottoria card is encased in epoxy. There is a hook on the back that allows for easy addition to your favorite necklace. In excellent NEW condition. Fall in love again.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078925
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This classic bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a pearlescent stone accents. The scalloped edges of this versatile bracelet, makes this a great addition to any wardrobe, whether alone or grouped. The bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Be sure and see the other colors available: Green, Brown and Black. More is more!
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1078969
The Lush Life Antiques
$50.00
This elegant pair of earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The earrings measure under 1 inch in diameter (7/8) and feature a portrait of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, encased in epoxy and adorned with stone accents. The earrings are silvertone with pierced harp backs. In excellent NEW condition. Kahlo, once described as "ribbon around a bomb", is a modern classic.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1078970
The Lush Life Antiques
$60.00
This elegant pendant was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The pendant measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 3/4" high. The pendant has a beautifully scalloped/detailed golden metal frame (with a slight silver overtone), with rhinestone accents. The image of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo is encased in epoxy. There is a hook on the back that allows for easy addition to your favorite necklace. In excellent NEW condition. Immerse yourself.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1078976
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This chic bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a black epoxy accent. The scalloped edges and rust stone accents make this a versatile addition to your wardrobe. In excellent condition, the bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Fashionable alone or splashy when worn as a group. Be sure and see the other colors available: Gray, Brown and Green.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079059 (stock #10856)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This charming vintage bakelite pin measures 3 3/4" long x 2" wide and has a great fall motif design of acorns. It has a layer of leaves carved from wood and has 2 tortoise tone bakelite acorns applied on top. It has a secure pin mechanism and it is in excellent condition. It's a great pin for that jacket lapel or pashmina scarf!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079063 (stock #10859)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This charming vintage pin is definitely a hard to find design rendered in both wood and celluloid. It is statement worthy measuring 5 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from laminated wood and celluloid. It has a gold cord down the stick shaft and the reverse has an embedded pin stem. It is has some minor spotting on the reverse white celluloid, but overall, it is in excellent vintage condition.
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 : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1079327 (stock #10906)
The Lush Life Antiques
$90.00
These lovely vintage earrings by Fendi are 2" long x 3/4" wide and both have a bright gold finish with black enamel accents. They have black acrylic drops and hematite finish cabochon tops. They are in very good condition and both are signed "Fendi" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1079329 (stock #10907)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This unique bracelet comes from the fashion house of contemporary designer, Marc Jacobs. It is 9" long x 2" wide and has a wearable length of 6 1/2". It is made from supple black leather and has gold hardware with a huge crystal stone. What is unusual is that the stone actually functions as the closure, so one turn and the bracelet is locked on. It is signed "Michael Kors" on both the stone bezel and reverse of the leather strap. There is the tiniest of knicks on the facet edge of the stone...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1079331 (stock #10908)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This sophisticated necklace was designed by legendary costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 19 1/2" long from end to end and has a center element measuring 6" long x 9 1/2" in front. It is made from matte gold tone metal and has black acrylic donut disks with a black silk tassel at front. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Kenneth Lane" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1079334 (stock #10910)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
These wonderful vintage "old stock" earrings have a great design which will definitely make a statement when worn. They are a very large 2 3/4" in diameter and have polished black resin tops with matte black metal dangling hoops. They have pierced backs and they are in excellent condition. They weigh 17.5 grams each, so they are very comfortable to wear.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1079387 (stock #10915)
The Lush Life Antiques
$100.00
Wow, these huge citrine headlight earrings will certainly garner lots of attention when worn. Each clip is 1 1/8" long x 1" wide and both are made from gold tone metal with citrine glass centers surrounded in clear rhinestones. They are not signed, but I supspect they are unsigned Kenneth Lane. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1079479 (stock #10917)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
These lovely vintage earrings by Fendi are 2 3/4" long x 5/8" wide and both have bright polished gold tops. They have acrylic pearl drops and the reverse clips are signed "Fendi". They are in very good condition and guaranteed authentic.
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079762 (stock #10931)
The Lush Life Antiques
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This beautiful necklace was made by Maison Gripoix for the legendary couture house of Coco Chanel. It has a dramatic look that is perfect for any season. It is 18" long and has center medallion measuring 3 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide. The bow medallion is made from gilt brass with a center red Gripoix glass chiclet stone surrounded by dozens of clear rhinestones. The flanking sides have 16mm x 20mm oval glass pearls and the center drop is 18mm x 36mm. It is signed "Chanel Made in France" on the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079767 (stock #10932)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
This stunning necklace is one of several pieces we acquired from an important private collection that is currently deaccessioning. After months of negotiation, and renegotiation we were able to acquire this necklace which was purchased by it's original owner at 31 Rue Cambon in 1984. It is a design originally rendered by Robert Goosens and reissued by Gripoix for Chanel at the beginning of Karl Lagerfeld's reign.

It has a wearable length of 17 1/2" and drapes down approximately 9 1/2" from...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1082784 (stock #10935)
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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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085570 (stock #11001)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This lovely duette pin by Coro measures 2 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, and has a great retro style design. It can be worn as a pin or can be dismantled into 2 dress clips that can be worn a number of ways. It has a rich gold tone finish with green rhinestones and pave clear crystals. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Coro" and "Pat no 1798867" on the reverse. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085586 (stock #11002)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This gorgeous vintage pin by Eisenberg originals is a classic design that's perfect for any suit or jacket lapel. It is 3 1/4" long x 2 3/8" wide and is cast from heavyweight sterling silver (71 grams). It has dazzling green rhinestones with clear crystal accents and the reverse is signed "Sterling" and "Eisenberg". The original gold vermeil is worn so it's more of a silver tone finish. The top green stone and the one on it's left appear to be replacements and show foil on the reverse side. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1085596 (stock #11003)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
This amazing vintage pin is a hard to find "Jelly Belly" example from the 1940's. Carved from lucite, many of these pieces are believed to be made from post war surplus material. The material was a recent invention and mimicked the look of rock crystal which was extensively used in fine jewelry at the time. This pin measures 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and stands almost 1" thick. It is made from base metal and has a rich gold tone plating with pave crystal accents. The pin has been professionally...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1085605 (stock #11004)
The Lush Life Antiques
$650.00
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 4 3/4" long x 2 1/4" wide and has a preban pierce cut Chinese ivory carving mounted in a frame of multi color crystals in a rich gold tone setting. At the base is a removable amber crystal giving this pin mu...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1085608 (stock #11005)
The Lush Life Antiques
$350.00
These amazing earrings were 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 clip back earrings measure 2 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and have preban Chinese ivory carvings mounted in a frame of multi color crystals. It has a rich gold plating and both are in excellent condition. They are not ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1085612 (stock #11006)
The Lush Life Antiques
$995.00
This amazing bracelet 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. This incredible piece is a loose interpretation of the famous Van Cleef and Arpels bracelet owned by Marlene Dietrich and worn in the move "Stage Fright". The bracelet is 2 5/8" wide in front and has an interior measu...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1085621
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
Your favorite old salt will relish this rocker chic money clip, designed by jeweler, Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende. Constructed of hammered metal, the piece has an aged golden color with a slight silver tone. The clip measures 3 5/8" wide with an 2 1/4" high. The clip has a leather snap closure and is accented by 4 rhinestones betwixt the foreboding skull & crossbones near the closure. In excellent NEW condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1085622
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This stunning bracelet was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The bracelet is 2 3/4" wide with an 8" diameter opening. The bracelet is plated in a rich 22k gold vermeil and has a brown epoxy accent. The scalloped edges and metallic earth tone stone accents really make this bracelet stand out in a crowd. In excellent condition, the bracelet has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark inside. Great on its own or a real statement-maker when worn as a group. Be sure and see the other colors avail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1085623
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
These unearthly belt buckle was designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The buckle measures 4"W x 3 1/4"H and is constructed from goldtone metal with a chocolate wash. The skull and flying serpents festooning either side are exquisitely detailed. It is in excellent NEW condition and has the Felipe Barbosa hallmark on the reverse of the buckle. The perfect accent to your backstage pass.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1085624
The Lush Life Antiques
$50.00
This devilishly delightful pair of earrings were designed by Felipe Barbosa of San Miguel, Mexico. The earrings measure 1" H in diameter and under 1 inch wide (5/8) and features a devil, carrying a pitchfork, encased in epoxy 5mm thick. The earrings are silvertone with pierced harp backs. In excellent NEW condition. Is it me, or are you hot in here?
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Contemporary item #1085682 (stock #11010)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This amazing "over the top" ring was made by contemporary jewelers, C&D. These designers worked with Iradj Moini, and his pieces share the same quality and design construction. The ring is 2 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide and stands 1" off the finger. It is made from silver plated brass and has 3 large faceted topaz stones. The center has a turquoise cabochon on a pave crystal star. It is in excellent condition and is signed "C&D Jewelry" on an applied tag. The shank is adjustable, so the ring sh...
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.