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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303823 (stock #pc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$650.00
This sleek necklace was made for the couture house of Pierre Cardin. It is 27" long and is approximately 2 1/2" wide in front. It has tubular black glass beads on the sides, and the center has 3 nesting strands of 12mm faceted crystal beads. It is in excellent condition and has silver tone "Pierre Cardin" logo hardware.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303822 (stock #cd1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303682 (stock #sgm1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$595.00
This beautiful vintage pin is both striking in its design and dimension, measuring a large 3 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide x 1" deep. The high dome design has pink flower center with peridot leaves, and it is framed in a clear dentelle cut rhinestone frame. It has a gilt brass plating and the reverse is signed "Privilige SGM Paris". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303623 (stock #trif1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This wonderful vintage pin by Trifari measures 4 1/4" long x 1 5/8" wide. It is made from gold tone metal and has pave crystals covering the front. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Trifari" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303620 (stock #kjl2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 #1303609 (stock #kjl1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 #1303607 (stock #nr1)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
This wonderful vintage pin was made by Nettie Rosenstein and has a large pre ban carved ivory flower at center. It is 2 1/4" long x 1 7/8" wide and has a gold mounting with pave crystal accents. It is in very good condition and is signed "Nettie Rosenstein" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303602 (stock #rjp1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1303125 (stock #bb1)
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Auction
This amazing bakelite bracelet is one of the nicest examples I've had in a long time. The apple juice bangle employs several techniques including reverse carving, pierce cutting, and reverse painting. It is 1 1/4" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. The translucent material has open sections with three repeated reverse carved floral panels with painted details. The bracelet is in excellent condition with no cracks or chips. This really is one of the finest bangles I've had in 20 years!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #1303124 (stock #jh1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$895.00
This rare pin was made by Hollywood jewelers, Joseff of Hollywood, in 1938. Joseff was primarily a rental company supplying jewelry for most major film productions in the "golden age". They created pieces for public as well under the brand "Joseff", or their earliest label "Joseff of Hollywood. This documented headhunter pin has a tenite plastic head measuring 2 3/8 x 1 3/4", but the dangling brass earrings give this pin a larger profile measuring 4 1/4" x 2"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303121 (stock #mh1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1302908 (stock #sc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1960 item #1302907 (stock #es1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$350.00
This unusual pin by Schiaparelli is not commonly seen. It is quite large, measuring 4" x 3" and is made from cast silver tone metal. The layered design is studded with faceted crystals, and the reverse has a "Schiaparelli" signature plaque. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1302903 (stock #cet2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 #1302902 (stock #cet1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1950 item #1302853 (stock #mb1)
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SOLD
This amazing Boucher necklace is rarely seen on the market. It is featured in the text "Jewels of Fantasy" by Deanna Farnetti (page 162) and "Jewelry of the Stars by Joanne ball (page 59). The necklace is made from gold plated oval goose neck chain with a cast center medallion in rhodium plate. It has a wearable length of 15 1/2" and the center element is 3 3/4" wide while draping down 5 1/2" in front...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1950 item #1296902 (stock #gj1)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
This wonderful rare bracelet was made by Georg Jensen and is one of the earliest designs which was originally produced in 1905. This piece bears hallmarks dating it to 1933 to 1944, and this particular design is no longer in production. The bracelet has a wearable length of 7 1/4" x 5/8" wide and is made from sterling silver with carnelian stones. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "925 Sterling Denmark 3" with the GJ logo.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1288302 (stock #hl1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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...