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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303823 (stock #pc1)
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$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)
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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 : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303682 (stock #sgm1)
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$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)
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$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)
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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 #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 #1303607 (stock #nr1)
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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)
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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 : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1303125 (stock #bb1)
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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)
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$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)
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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...
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 1960 item #1302907 (stock #es1)
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$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)
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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 #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 1950 item #1302853 (stock #mb1)
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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)
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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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288299 (stock #lc1)
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$495.00
This unusual bracelet and earrings set was made by the renowned Taxco firm of Los Castillo. The bracelet has a wearable length of 6 1/2" x 3/4" wide and the matching screwback earrings are 1 1/2" long x 3/4" wide. The set is handcrafted from sterling silver and each panel has an elegant dove design. The bracelet is missing the original safety chain, but other than that, 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 : 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 1950 item #1288287 (stock #fd2)
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$600.00
This amazing unsigned necklace and earrings set is actually a design first rendered by Taxco maestro, Fred Davis. It is 6 3/4" long x 1" wide and the screwback earrings are 1 3/4" long x 1/2" wide. The bracelet has 10 panels with arch shaped amethyst stones which are faceted on each side. The set is in excellent condition and the bracelet is marked "Sterling Mexico" while the earrings bear no hallmarks.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1288286 (stock #fd1)
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$1,400.00
This unusual bracelet was designed by Taxco maestro, Fred Davis. It is handcrafted from sterling silver with a gold vermeil finish and has a sleek art deco design. It has a wearable length of 6 1/8" and is 1 3/4" wide across the 13 repousse panels. It is in very good condition and is hallmarked with the Fred Davis FD monogram.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1288285 (stock #hh1)
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$1,200.00
These unusual earrings were designed by Taxco maestro, Hubert Harmon. They are handcrafted from brass and have wings and stars at the top with dangling 19mm balls at the bottom. They are 5 1/4" long and are hallmarked "Hubert Harmon Made in Mexico" with the winged feet logo. This style of earring fits over the ear and does not have a pierced or clip back. They have unique look and they are in excellent condition.
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 : 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 : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1920 item #1288279 (stock #gj1)
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This lovely pin was made by the renowned Danish firm of Georg Jensen. It measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and is handcrafted from sterling silver. This is an early piece dating to around 1910 and has an early trombone style closure. It is engraved "A.S Lilley Detroit" and bears the hallmarks "925 Sterling Denmark 18 GI". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1288277 (stock #ms2)
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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 : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #1287825 (stock #mi2)
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This VERY scarce bracelet was made by Ming's of Honolulu. It measures 7" long from end to end by 1 1/4" wide and is cast from sterling silver (65 grams). It has a great tiki mask design on each of the 6 panels and ends in a hook style closure. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Ming's" and "Sterling" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #1287824 (stock #mi1)
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This amazing vintage 1940's pin was made by Ming's of Honolulu. It is a scarce design that does not appear on the market very often. It measures 2 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and is cast from sterling silver (27 grams). It is in excellent condition and is signed "Sterling" and "Ming's" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1950 item #1285899 (stock #gj1)
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$350.00
These fantastic vintage cufflinks were made by the renowned Danish firm of Georg Jensen. Each link is 3/4" long x 1/2" wide and both have a unique art nouveau design. They are hallmarked "Georg Jensen" in a dotted oval with "Sterling Denmark" and bear the style number 48. They are in excellent condition.
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)...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1285868 (stock #mb1)
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This stunning bracelet was designed by Marcel Boucher for his Parisina line which was made in Mexico during the years of World War 2. It has a wearable length of 7" and is 1 1/4" wide with a secure clasp with safety chain. It is made from repoussé sterling silver and has large glass topaz stone accents. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Sterling Mexico" as well as Parisina.
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 1940 item #1285838 (stock #ws2)
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$950.00
This lovely vintage bracelet was designed by Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is hand crafted from 980 silver and is 7 1/8" long x 3/4" wide. It has a unique repeated bead/ball design and it closes with a pin style closure. The inner bracelet is hallmarked with Spratling's earliest WS logo mark as well as 980. It is in excellent condition and weighs 46.5 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1285835 (stock #ws1)
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$350.00
These bold earrings were designed by Taxco maestro, William Spratling. Each earring is 7/8" long x 7/8" wide and both are made from hand wrought sterling silver. They have a unique modern design on the front and the reverse have screw back mechanisms. One earring has the "WS Spratling Made in Mexico" circular logo, and the other is marked "Spratling Silver" in an oval cartouche. They are in excellent condition and have a total weight of 24.3 grams total.