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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1980 item #1213950 (stock #ri1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This unique pin was made by contemporary Nashville jeweler, Margaret Ellis. The pin is 5 3/4" long x 3/8" wide and is hand wrought from brass sheeting. The end has a faceted rock crystal accent and the reverse is signed "Margaret Ellis 1987". It is in excellent condition and has a great patina.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1288284 (stock #ec1)
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SOLD
This unique necklace was designed by the current head of Los Castillo, Emilia "Mimi" Castillo. It has a wearable length of 16" and drapes down approximately 2 1/4" in front. The neck wire it self is sterling silver, and it has 9 cutwork birds in sterling silver, brass, and copper. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Emilia Castillo Mexico M.R. 925 TC-124".
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1058068 (stock #216)
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$850.00
This unusual necklace was made by the design duo of Karen Erickson and Vicki Beamon, better known as Erickson Beamon. It is 20" long and drapes down approximately 6" in front. It has interesting mesh covered beads with glass pearls and leather accents. It is in excellent condition and is not signed. It has typical construction of the company and dates to the mid 1980's.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1930 item #1137811 (stock #TBC1)
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SOLD
These wonderful antique earrings measure 2 1/4" long x 3/4" wide and have an unusual renaissance design. The 19th century bottoms are made from 800 silver with enamel fronts, and the screwback tops are made from 10k gold. There is some minor loss of enamel and one earring has a split above the head. This is not noticeable when worn and does not detract from their beauty. These are "one of a kind" earrings from a well known Philadelphia estate.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114544 (stock #DSC14)
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$75.00
This unusual victorian pin measures 2 1/4" long x 3/4" and has a detailed image of an eagle in flight. It is made from gold fill metal and has a genuine garnet eye. It has the initials "S M M B" inscribed on the reverse. There is a hole in the bird beak which possibly had a dangle at one point.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302949 (stock #mdl3)
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$195.00
This amazing contemporary bracelet has a design that is both edgy and sophisticated at the same time. It is hand crafted from polished and oxidized brass and has an interior measurement of approximately 7". The front skull is 1 1/2" wide and the flanking horns flair to 1 3/4" at the widest point. The metal is slightly flexible so it can be bent to fit most average sized wrists. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302984 (stock #mdl8)
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$95.00
This unusual cuff bracelet has an edgy and modern look that will get a lot of attention when worn. Each ram skull head is 1" long x 1" wide and the interior opening is approximately 6 1/2". The brass metal is pliable and can be adjusted to fit most average wrists. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302955 (stock #mdl6)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This amazing contemporary bracelet has a design that is both edgy and sophisticated at the same time. It is hand crafted from polished and oxidized brass and has an interior measurement of approximately 7". The front skull is 1 1/4" wide and the flanking horns taper to 1/4" at the smallest point. The metal is slightly flexible so it can be bent to fit most average sized wrists. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1302985 (stock #mdl9)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This unusual cuff bracelet has an edgy and modern look that will get a lot of attention when worn. Each raven skull head is 1 1/4" long x 3/4" wide and the interior opening is approximately 6 1/2". The brass metal is pliable and can be adjusted to fit most average wrists. 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.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1302992 (stock #jm3)
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$95.00
These great statement earrings were designed by San Francisco based designer jeweler, Jan Michaels. Each pierced earring is 4 5/8" long x 1 3/4" wide at the bottom. They are made from brass with Jan's signature "antiqued" finish which gives the earrings a wonderful mellow tone. They are unsigned and they are in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1303022 (stock #jm11)
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On Hold
This dramatic necklace was designed by San Francisco based designer jeweler, Jan Michaels. It is made from brass with Jan's signature antiqued finish, and smooth lava stones are at the center. It is 20" from end to end and has a detachable center drop that is 8" long. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Jan Michaels San Francisco" on an attached plaque. Please see my other listings for the coordinating earrings and cuff (sold separately).
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1303020 (stock #jm10)
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On Hold
This dramatic cuff bracelet was designed by San Francisco based designer jeweler, Jan Michaels. It is made from hammered brass with Jan's signature antiqued finish, and a smooth lava stone is at the center. It is 2 1/2" wide in front and the cuff is 5 3/4" from end to end with a 1" gap opening. The metal is flexible and the cuff will bend to fit most average wrists. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Jan Michaels San Francisco" on the inner cuff. Please see my other listings for t...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1303120 (stock #jm16)
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SOLD
These unique modernist style bracelets were designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Jan Michaels. Each bracelet has an antiqued silver tone finish and the trio has wood beads with aluminum centers. They are 3/8" wide and have a 2 1/2" diameter opening. They are in excellent condition and are priced individually at $80 each.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1116338 (stock #11162)
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$300.00
This fantastic bracelet was 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. This bracelet is 8 1/4" long from end to end x 2 3/4" wide at the largest charm. It is made from brass and has the company's signature matte finish which was originally produced because it wasn't reflective under the early Hollywood film lights. It has a variety of fa...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1079331 (stock #10908)
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$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 : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1079329 (stock #10907)
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$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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1225830 (stock #cet1)
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SOLD
This unusual 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 16" and is 1 1/4" wide in front. It is made from curved chrome plated sections with woven rhinestone accents between each section. It has an adjustable choke chain and the hook closure is hallmarked "CoppolaToppo". It is in excellent condition and comes from one of the last periods of design with this great firm.