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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1085596 (stock #11003)
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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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1100761
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
Ring in the autumn season with this vintage bakelite bangle bracelet! This laminated, faceted bracelet has a 2 1/2" diameter opening and has been tested and is guaranteed bakelite. The bracelet is in wonderful condition and would be a welcome compliment to your favorite fall ensemble.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1108307 (stock #11050)
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This elegant pin is a timeless design from the Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is commonly known as his "Petate" design and measures 3" long x 2 5/8" wide. It is an unusual repousse quilted design and is a hefty 66 grams. It is in excellent condition and the reverse is signed "Spratling Silver" with the circular "Spratling Made in Mexico" monogram hallmark.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1108318 (stock #11052)
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$350.00
This stunning vintage pin measures 3 1/2" long x 3" wide and is hand wrought from sterling silver. The six almond shaped petals are cut from amethyst stone with inclusions. It is quite dimensional and beautifully executed. It is in excellent condition and the reverse is signed "Mexico Silver".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1112874 (stock #11121)
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$250.00
This amazing vintage ring has a dramatic look and houses an unusual function. It is 1 1/4" in diameter x 5/8" thick and is handcrafted from sterling silver with a large 22mm amethyst cabochon. The cabochon opens to reveal a secret "poison" compartment. It has beautiful scroll and ballwork on the edge of the ring dome and it is presently a size 6 with room for sizing if desired. It is in excellent condition and has no markings on the shank.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1114636 (stock #DSC24)
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$75.00
These lovely vintage drop earrings from the 40's have molded Czech glass drops with sterling overlay details. They are 1 1/2" long x 5/8" wide and have chrome plated screw back tops. They are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1118735 (stock #11202)
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$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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150023 (stock #11535)
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$100.00
This lovely vintage necklace is 26" long and has a timeless look that's perfect for daily casual wear. It is made from black enamel metal with a 1 3/4" diameter tortoise bakelite disk pendant and 1 1/2" long tubular rod sides. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150032 (stock #11536)
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$195.00
This unusual vintage bakelite bracelet is 7/8" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. It is made from tortoise shell colored bakelite and has a decorative hasp with dangling heart shaped padlock. It has some light wear to the gold tone finish, but overall, the bracelet is in very good condition.
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150038 (stock #11538)
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$295.00
This great vintage pin measures 3 3/8" long x 2 1/4" and is has an oval wood background. The top has an applique of yellow overdyed bakelite in the form of two flying ducks. It has some enamel details which are worn from age, but overall, the pin is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150043 (stock #11539)
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This wonderful vintage bracelet is 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and is made from cordovan colored bakelite. It has a carved Oriental bamboo motif, and it is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed bakelite
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150045 (stock #11540)
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$165.00
This great vintage bracelet is 3/4" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and is handcrafted from chocolate brown bakelite. It has 3/8" thick walls and an elaborate multifaceted design. It has been tested for bakelite, and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150048 (stock #11541)
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$225.00
This wonderful vintage bangle bracelet is 7/8" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. It is made from applejuice bakelite and has a great faceted design. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1213836 (stock #uc2)
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This unique vintage pin measures 3 1/2" long x 1 3/4" wide and was made in the 1940's. The body is made from carved lucite and the head and tail are made from gold plated pot metal. It does have some wear to the plating but overall, it is in very good vintage condition. It is a very striking pin that would be great on jacket or coat lapel.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1215217 (stock #ba1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This lovely vintage carved bakelite bracelet is hand carved from cream corn colored bakelite. It is 1 1/8" wide in front and has a 6 1/8" wide interior measurement. It has a wonderful deep carved, pierce cut design, and has a very tight hinge mechanism. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1215218 (stock #ba2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This wonderful vintage bakelite bangle bracelet is hand carved from cream corn bakelite and is 7/8" wide. It has an intricate leaf design repeated 3 times on the outer bangle. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1215259 (stock #aw1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$950.00
These spectacular paste earrings were purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue in the 1950's and originally belonged to one of the founders of the Petroleum club in Houston, TX. Each earrings measures 4 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide and each weighs 32 grams. They are made from unsigned sterling silver, and have been professionally restoned with marquis stones. They have pierced backs with omega clips and they are in excellent condition.