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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 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 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 1960 item #1145482 (stock #11515)
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The works of Elsa Schiaparelli have always been sought after, but the recent exhibition of her work at New York's Metropolitan Museum has only sealed the importance of this influential designer. This outstanding grand parure includes a necklace, bracelet, pin, and earrings, and is an extremely unusual design that I have not seen before. The necklace is 17" long x 2 3/4", the bracelet is 8" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 3 1/8" in diameter, and the earrings are 1 3/8" in diameter...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1145431 (stock #11514)
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$1,450.00
This stunning vintage necklace was made by the legendary costume jewelry company of Schreiner of New York. The necklace is 18" long from end to end and drapes down 2 3/4" in front. It has a rhodium plated setting and the front is intricately set with clear and emerald rhinestones. One of the round green stones is missing a single dog tooth prong in the setting, but overall, the necklace is in very good condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1055600 (stock #142)
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Circa 1850. This spectacular pin comes from the estate of the prominent jewelry family, the Linz brothers of Dallas. It is large in scale, measuring 5 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide, and incredibly dramatic with it's 2 tremblant flowers. It is made from antique gold with a silver top and is pave set with old mine cut and rose cut diamonds totalling 2.5 carats (VS-2 to I-1(I)). It does have early repairs with a modern pin stem and clutch added...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1215259 (stock #aw1)
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$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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #909216 (stock #msc100)
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$900.00
This amazing necklace is not only unusual, but terribly suggestive. It is made from Japanned metal and has open back clear rhinestones with faceted black crystal accents. It has a wearable length of approximately 15" and the center arrow is 10 1/2" long x 5" wide. It does not have any marking, and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114554 (stock #DSC17)
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$175.00
These beautiful Scottish Victorian banded agate pins are mounted in gold fill settings. The large oval pin is 2 1/4" long x 2" wide and has a white to red striated agate in a braided oval border. The darker agate pin is 2 1/4" long x 2" wide and has a frame with scrollwork designs. They are in very good condition and are sold as a pair.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1145288 (stock #11504)
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This sensational cuff was designed by New York contemporary designer jeweler, Patricia Von Musulin. Her pieces are known for their sculptural quality and have been featured in the design collections of Bill Blass, Perry Ellis, Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Geoffrey Beene. This cuff bracelet is a truly hard to find piece by Patricia and is made from large piece of preban elephant ivory...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1068189 (stock #ESC1)
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These gorgeous vintage earrings were designed by jeweler, Patricia Von Musulin. Her pieces are known for their sculptural quality and have been featured in the design collections of Bill Blass, Perry Ellis, Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Geoffrey Beene. They are hand carved from lignum vitae wood and have brass dot details. The reverse clips are sterling silver with a gold vermeil, and each is hallmarked "Von Musulin Sterling". They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #1225647 (stock #mi1)
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$395.00
These wonderful vintage cufflinks from the 1940's were designed and manufactured by Ming's of Honolulu. Each link is 1 1/8" long x 1" wide and both have front panels intricately carved from preban elephant ivory. The frame and pivoting toggles are made from sterling silver. One of the Mahiole masks has a small chip at the very top, but it is not noticeable when worn. One link is signed "Ming's Honolulu" and the other is signed "Ivory Mahiole"...
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1225890 (stock #cet1)
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$2,500.00
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 16" from end to end and is 3 1/2" at it's widest point. It is made from ombre red to black crystals in a complex woven collar design. It has the signature heart shaped brass hardware signed "Made in Italy by Coppola e Toppo." It is in excellent condition.
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 : 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 1950 item #1010677 (stock #50407)
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$495.00
This amazing bracelet was designed by Marcel Boucher and manufactured in Mexico during WWII. It is 6 3/4" long x 1" wide and is hand wrought from sterling silver with clear and blue paste stone accents. It has an attached safety chain and it's in excellent condition. The reverse is hallmarked "Sterling Parisina" with eagle #6. I have owned many Parisina pieces, but I have never seen this one before...