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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)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1078054 (stock #10825)
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$195.00
This unique pendant was made in Germany during the Secessionist art movement. It is 3 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from copper with sterling silver wire cells. It has a vibrant royal blue enamel background with cobalt blue enamel accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Weiner Handwerk" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1100798
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$95.00
Guaranteed to add a touch of spice to your favorite outfit, these vintage clip back earrings measure 2" in diameter. The earrings have been tested and are guaranteed bakelite. In wonderful condition and perfect for summer or fall.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1112272 (stock #11104)
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$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)
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$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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1960 item #1123553
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SOLD
This beautiful vintage pin has a bale so it can be worn as an enhancement on a chain or by itself. The piece was manufactured by Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of Juliana jewelry. The pin measures 1 3/4" in diameter and houses an 18mm art glass cabochon set in gold tone. In excellent condition. Please my other listing for the coordinating earrings (item #/keyword: 1119793).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1135540 (stock #ILLC1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
These gorgeous chandelier earrings by Miriam Haskell measure 3" long x 3/4" wide. They are made from Russian gilt brass with hand applied cobalt beadwork, and signature Haskell baroque pearls. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Miriam Haskell" on the clip backs.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1135845 (stock #11412)
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$2,450.00
This stunning vintage pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide and is handcrafted from 18k white gold. It has 15 cultured pearl "grapes" varying in size from 4.5mm to 7.5mm and the leaves have 2 carat total weight of VS-2 grade diamonds. It can be worn as a pin and has a clever removable mechanism which allows it to attach to a strand of pearls or over a chain. It has no markings except for the number "762" and it has been assayed for 18k gold. It is in excellent condition and weighs 17.9 gra...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1140735 (stock #11423)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
This wonderful vintage bracelet was made by the legendary costume jewelry company, Miriam Haskell. The bangle is 3/4" wide and has a center medallion measuring 1 1/2" in diameter. It is made from filigree brass with a Russian 24k gilt finish and the center has faceted Swarovski crystal accents. It has a 7" interior measurement with a secure side hinge, and the front part is lined in velvet for comfort. It is in very good condition and is signed "Miriam Haskell" on an attached drop tag.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1145482 (stock #11515)
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SOLD
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1960 item #1145525 (stock #11521)
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$195.00
This gorgeous vintage pin is made from an antique repurposed Chinese finger nail cover. It is 3 3/8" long x 5/8" wide and is handcrafted from filigree sterling silver with a gold vermeil finish. The front has antique stones in garnet, tourmaline, and apple jade, and the reverse has a secure pin back assembly. There is a split in the filigree on the reverse, but it is completely unnoticeable from the front. Overall, it is in very good condition, and the reverse is hallmarked "Silver" on an ap...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1174197
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$850.00
This beautiful vintage pin measures 2 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from hand carved Mediterranean salmon colored coral. It has a beautiful depiction of a detailed lotus flower and it is mounted in 14k gold. It has a gold fill safety clutch on the pin stem and the frame is marked "585" in two places. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1213940 (stock #ms3)
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$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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1960 item #1226355 (stock #gj1)
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$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 : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1226366 (stock #mg1)
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$195.00
This beautiful vintage pin by Ming's of Honolulu measures 2 3/8" long x 1 3/4" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a detailed depiction of an anthurium blossum, and the reverse side is hallmarked Ming's and Sterling. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1285833 (stock #lc1)
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$150.00
These beautiful vintage Mexican silver earrings were made by the renowned Taxco taller, Los Castillo. Each earring is 1 1/8" in diameter and both have a conical pinwheel style profile. The backs have screwback mechanisms and each earring is marked "Los Castillo Taxco" with model number 663. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1285839 (stock #ms1)
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$395.00
This beautiful vintage Mexican silver bracelet has such a bold design that will flatter any wrist. It is made from sterling silver and is 3 3/4" wide in the front with a 7" interior measurement. It has a bold repoussé cross over design with applied ball work which tapers into a tight 1" wide hinged back. It is in excellent condition and is signed "CP Sterling Taxco Mex 925" in a circle hallmark.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288277 (stock #ms2)
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SOLD
This lovely vintage pin was made by the Taxco silver firm of Los Castillo. It is hand crafted from repousse sterling silver and measures a sizable 4" long x 3" wide. It in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Los Castillo Taxco Sterling Made in Mexico 667".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288282 (stock #pc1)
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$650.00
This lovely vintage bracelet was made by Taxco maestro, Pedro Castillo. It is 6 3/4" long x 1 3/4" long and is handcrafted from sterling silver. It has an attached safety chain and the box closure is hallmarked "Taxco Hecho en Mexico CP Sterling 925". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288297 (stock #ha1)
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$1,800.00
This unique design by Hector Aguilar was executed at his Taxco shop, Taller Borda. It has a wearable length of 6 1/4" with a 1" gap opening and is 1 3/4" long at it's widest point. It has bold X and O cutwork design across the front and flairs to a scrollwork design on the ends. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Taller Borda 925 Sterling Mexico" on the inner cuff.