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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1112874 (stock #11121)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1112495 (stock #11116)
The Lush Life Antiques
$90.00
These lovely vintage earrings by Miriam Haskell measure 2" long x 3/4" wide at the bottom. They are made from brass findings with a rich 24kt Russian gilt finish. They have screw back pivoting backs and the dangling beads are made from ivory colored acrylic. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Miriam Haskell" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1112277 (stock #11105)
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This classic pin by Nettie Rosenstein has great dimension, measuring 2 1/2" long x 2" wide x 1 1/4" thick. It has a gold tone setting with pave crystals and a large preban elephant ivory flower painted black. There is some loss of plating, but the pin looks beautiful when worn. It is signed "Nettie Rosenstein" on the reverse.
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 : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1108318 (stock #11052)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 #1108307 (stock #11050)
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SOLD
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 : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1105781 (stock #11028)
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$150.00
This wonderful antique watch pin was made by William B. Kerr of Newark, New Jersey. It measures 1 3/8" long x 1 1/4" and has a detailed high relief repousse angel with a border of flowers. The reverse has a hook for a watch and the top is hallmarked "Sterling 924" with the Kerr hatchet hallmark. It is in excellent condition and has it's original "C" scroll closure.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1105568 (stock #DSC7)
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$150.00
This unique mourning pin measures 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" and is made from gutta percha with 14k gold accents. It has an unusual Etruscan design and the bottom rim has 3 jump rings for attachments. The reverse has a "C" scroll clasp mechanism and a loop for a watch attachment. It is in excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1920 item #1105564 (stock #DSC4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$180.00
This great vintage watch was made for the fraternal group of the Modern Woodmen of the World. The fob and chain are made from gold fill metal and the log is hand carved preban elephant ivory. It is just under 13" long from end to end and the fob is 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" wide. It has some slight wear to the axe edges, but overall it is in excellent vintage condition. This version of the fob with the ivory log is particularly hard to find...don't miss out!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1105561 (stock #DSC3)
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$295.00
This beautiful victorian era stick pin is unusual in it's design and scale. It is made of 14k gold and is 3/4" long x 3/4" wide and has real garnet eyes and a faceted ruby in it's mouth. It is 3" long in overall length and has no hallmarks. It weighs 3.2 grams and has been acid tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1910 item #1105560 (stock #DSC2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This stunning victorian bracelet has an beautiful detailed center panel of a lion with real garnet eyes. It measures 6 3/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and has an arched front allowing the bracelet to fit up to a 7" wrist. It is made from gold fill metal and has look of real gold. It has a tab closure and it is in very good condition.
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 : 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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1085596 (stock #11003)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085586 (stock #11002)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This gorgeous vintage pin by Eisenberg originals is a classic design that's perfect for any suit or jacket lapel. It is 3 1/4" long x 2 3/8" wide and is cast from heavyweight sterling silver (71 grams). It has dazzling green rhinestones with clear crystal accents and the reverse is signed "Sterling" and "Eisenberg". The original gold vermeil is worn so it's more of a silver tone finish. The top green stone and the one on it's left appear to be replacements and show foil on the reverse side...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085570 (stock #11001)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This lovely duette pin by Coro measures 2 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, and has a great retro style design. It can be worn as a pin or can be dismantled into 2 dress clips that can be worn a number of ways. It has a rich gold tone finish with green rhinestones and pave clear crystals. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Coro" and "Pat no 1798867" on the reverse. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1082784 (stock #10935)
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This amazing oversized pin is a hard to find example by the Mazer brothers company. The pin is 3" long x 3" wide and has multi color rhinestones surrounded by pave crystal rhinestones. It has a polished rhodium finish back with the dye letter "M" stamped and the number 172 scribed on the reverse. Some of the crystals have darkened with age, and there is some loss of black enamel on the antennae. Overall, it is in very good condition and looks beautiful when worn...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1079387 (stock #10915)
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$100.00
Wow, these huge citrine headlight earrings will certainly garner lots of attention when worn. Each clip is 1 1/8" long x 1" wide and both are made from gold tone metal with citrine glass centers surrounded in clear rhinestones. They are not signed, but I supspect they are unsigned Kenneth Lane. They are in excellent condition.