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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1285893 (stock #ant1)
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This amazing necklace was designed by Taxco master silversmith, Antonio Pineda. The necklace is hand crafted from 970 silver with black obsidian stone accents, and measures 16" long x 2 1/4" wide. It bears all appropriate hallmarks including "YY 970 Silver Hecho en Mexico" as well as the design number 480, Antonio crown, and eagle number 17. This is a great transitional design for Antonio and is quite rare, in fact I have only seen this design once before (in amethyst). It is 100% authentic,...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1288281 (stock #gj2)
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$295.00
This unique pin was designed by Nana Ditzel for Georg Jensen. It is 2" long x 1 5/8" wide and the reverse has a secure safety closure. It is hallmarked "Sterling Denmark 328" with the dotted "Georg Jensen" logo as well as Nana Ditzel's monogram. It has shallow ding on the edge but it is not visible when worn. Overall, it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1288295 (stock #cc1)
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$250.00
These wonderful earring were designed by Los Castillo family member, Chato Castillo. Chato is known for his high relief repousse work, so this is an interesting divergence for what he's known for. Each married metal screwback earring is 3" long x 1" wide and both have oxidized fronts with brass details. The backs are sterling silver and are hallmarked "Chato Castillo Taxco Mexico" with the Chato monogram. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1288302 (stock #hl1)
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$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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1302902 (stock #cet1)
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$1,950.00
This gorgeous necklace was made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known as Coppola e Toppo. The necklace has a wearable length of 18" from end to end and is 2 1/2" at it's widest point. It is made from ombre blue crystals in a complex woven collar design. It has the signature heart shaped brass hardware on each end but does not bear the coppola signature. I believe that this was probably done private label for Emilio Pucci. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1302903 (stock #cet2)
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$300.00
These gorgeous necklaces/belts were made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known as Coppola e Toppo. Each necklace/belt is 58" long and both are made from colorful Pucci print jersey with 3" ombre crystal tassels on each end. They can be worn as a lariat as shown or as a wrap belt. They are in excellent unworn condition and still retain their Neiman Marcus paper tags. These are priced individually at $300. Please request an invoice if ordering both.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1302908 (stock #sc1)
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$195.00
This lovely rhinestone pin was made by Schreiner of New York, and has the company's typical layered construction. It is 2 1/2" in diameter and stands approximately 1" tall. It has oval topaz stones in dog tooth bezels surrounded by inverted crystals and pearls. It has a gold tone setting and it is signed "Schreiner New York" on the reverse. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303121 (stock #mh1)
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$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 : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1970 item #1303123 (stock #mc1)
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$1,950.00
This stunning vintage bracelet was designed by Countess Cissy Zoltowska of Vienna. Her designs were carried at the most exclusive retailers in the US, including Bonwitt Teller and Lord and Taylor as well as many exclusive boutiques in Europe and Japan. Maison Cis also made jewelry private label for many couturiers including Balenciaga. This bracelet measures 7 1/2" long x 2 5/8" wide and is intricately made from brass with a gilt finish. The unique design has interlocking chain on the edges w...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303602 (stock #rjp1)
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$995.00
This amazing vintage clip/pin was made by couture designer jeweler, Roger Jean Pierre. He created jewelry for many couture houses including Schiaparelli, Dior, Madam Gres, and Balenciaga to name a few. The clip is 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and is quite dimensional standing about 7/8" tall. The front is intricately set with pink marquis rhinestones, and the reverse is signed "Depose" on the clip mechanism. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303609 (stock #kjl1)
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$125.00
These charming vintage pins were made by legendary costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. Each bug pin is 1 3/4" long x 1 5/8" and both are made from gold plated metal with pave crystal accents. The wings are made from black and turquoise resin that resembles bakelite. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Kenneth Lane" on the reverse. They are priced individually at $125 each.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303620 (stock #kjl2)
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$250.00
This wonderful vintage necklace was designed by renowned costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 18" long and has 3 gold medallions across the front, with the largest measuring 2 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide. It has red and green glass beads resembling included emeralds and rubies and the metal panels have a gold tone finish. There is some light wear from age, but overall it is in very good condition. The reverse side is signed "KJL".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303822 (stock #cd1)
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$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 : Pre 1960 item #758735 (stock #44156)
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$1,600.00
Pretty in pink! This stunning vintage Miriam Haskell parure is an outstanding example of the maker in a very hard to find color..pink! The necklace is 17" long with a 2 1/2" long x 1 3/4" center element, the bracelet is 7 1/2" long with a 1 1/2" diameter clasp, and the clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. The set is made from pink glass beads and the bracelet/necklace have pink molded flower accents. The set has Russian gilt brass filigrees, and each piece is hallmarked "Miriam Haskell". T...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1001253 (stock #50331)
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$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 : Pre 1960 item #1057014 (stock #155)
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$295.00
This lovely vintage pin by Georg Jensen measures 1 3/8" long x 1 1/2" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a traditional tulip design with a 6MM moonstone cabochon accent. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval with "925S Denmark 100".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1057640 (stock #193)
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$250.00
This beautiful vintage pin and earrings set was made by Henry Schreiner of New York. The pin is 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and each clip earring is 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. Each piece has blue and emerald green rhinestones set in a Japaned finish mount. The set is in excellent condition and is unsigned. The set has typical construction associated with Schreiner jewelry.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1076925 (stock #TH2)
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$295.00
These gorgeous vintage earrings were designed by Mitchel Maer for Christian Dior in the 1950's. Each screw back earring is 3" long x 5/8" wide and both have silver tone dog tooth settings. The tops have bakelite faux amber cabochons with dangling pearls and crystal accents. They are in excellent condition and are hallmarked "Made in France" on the reverse. They are not signed Dior, but I have had these in the past in the Dior presentation case. They are also very similar to those shown on p...