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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...
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 : 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 : 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 : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1225652 (stock #tf1)
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SOLD
This stunning vintage 1930's bracelet was made in Germany by the master jewelry firm of Theodore Fahrner. The bracelet has a wearable length of 7 3/8" long and is 3/4" wide. It is handcrafted from sterling silver and has 3 faceted 13 x 17mm carnelian stones with three 13.5mm round onyx cabochons. It is missing 3 small marcasites, but it is not noticeable when worn. The box closure is hallmarked with the Fahrner logo and 935.
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 : Gold : Period : Pre 1940 item #1114649 (stock #11124)
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$395.00
This lovely vintage pin is exquisitely made from 14k gold and sterling silver. It has an intricate filigree design with a large 9.5 x 13mm (6 carat) center pink rhodolite garnet and 13 mine cut diamonds of 2 points each...
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 #1145428 (stock #11513)
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This amazing vintage parure was made by the legendary costume jewelry company, Schreiner of New York. The bracelet is 7 1/2" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 2 3/8" in diameter, and the clip earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8". The set has a gold tone setting and the front has 11 wonderful pink to peach almond shaped vitrail stones. It has dazzling round rhinestones in a variety of colors picking up the different color hues in the vitrail stones. The set is in excellent condition and the pin and...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #1079322 (stock #10904)
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$900.00
This beautiful vintage necklace is expertly made from black onyx stone and 14k gold. It is 17" long and is approximately 1" wide in front. The clasp is 1/2" wide x 1/2" long and the onyx beads are 4MM. The center necklace has a 2 1/4" long section of 14k gold beads graduating from 4MM to 6MM. It has no markings but it has been tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1119831 (stock #11029)
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$225.00
This beautiful vintage pin by Ciner would be the perfect accent for a suit lapel or pashmina scarf. It measures 3" long x 2 1/2" wide and is made from bright gold tone metal. It has an 18mm x 24mm faceted center crystal surrounded by jet ovals and pave clear accents. It is in excellent unworn condition and is signed "Ciner" on the reverse. It still has it's original $190 1980's Ciner price tag from Neiman Marcus.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Edwardian : Pre 1910 item #1213861 (stock #ae3)
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$1,250.00
This spectacular antique bracelet has the look and construction of fine jewelry. It is 7 1/4" long x 1/2" wide and is made from sterling silver with paste stone accents. It is hallmarked with the boars head cartouche and the male part of the clasp is marked "Made in France". It has some darkened stones from age, but overall, it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1215228 (stock #jo1)
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This fantastic necklace 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 necklace is 22 1/2" long from end to end and drapes down approximately 8" in front. 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 is in excellen...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1145294 (stock #RIC3)
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$3,500.00
This sensational necklace 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 necklace is truly a hard to find piece by Patricia and has been recently restrung and polished by her studio. The side panel measures 3 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide x 3/4" thick and is made from preban...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1119862 (stock #11225)
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This gorgeous vintage necklace by Trifari has such an interesting look when worn. It measures 15" long x 3/4" wide and has an additional 1 1/4" long segment with attached 2" long choke chain giving this a maximum wearable length of 18 1/2". It is a rich matte gold tone finish and the front is elaborately set with dozens of faceted crystal "briolette" balls in a saturated hue of blue. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Trifari" at the fold over clasp.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1078525 (stock #10849)
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$250.00
This charming vintage pin was made by the legendary Taxco jewelers, Los Castillo. The pin is 3 1/2" long x 2 3/4" wide and is made from heavy handwrought copper with a sterling silver plate. The center has a bright turquoise and black ceramic cabochon measuring 20MM x 28MM. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "M5 Ceramica Plateado Hecho en Mexico Los Castillo Taxco" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150032 (stock #11536)
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$195.00
This unusual vintage bakelite bracelet is 7/8" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. It is made from tortoise shell colored bakelite and has a decorative hasp with dangling heart shaped padlock. It has some light wear to the gold tone finish, but overall, the bracelet is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079056 (stock #10855)
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$395.00
This wonderful bracelet is a great example of hard to find bakelite "clad" jewelry. It is 1 1/4" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and has a rope twist design in carved mottled olive green bakelite. What makes this bangle unique are the alternating panels of gold plate, or "clad" which. There is some minor surface wear on the clad panels, but overall, the bracelet is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #749741 (stock #44015)
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$225.00
This vintage bakelite bracelet is made from brown bakelite with a dark overdyed finish. It has 3 cutwork sections with 3 deeply carved floral panels. The interior wall has a very tiny chip at one of the rose panels, but overall the bracelet is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed vintage bakelite.