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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1114561 (stock #DSC19)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This lovely antique watch chain measures 52" long and is handcrafted from sterling silver. It has 7/8" long etched bar segments and the end terminates in an old style spring ring closure. It is in excellent condition and would be great with a watch pendant or loupe.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1055570 (stock #138)
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$7,500.00
This chic necklace was made by the renowned jewelry house of Van Cleef and Arpels. It is 20 1/4" long and consists of 6 strands of 4MM tubular coral beads interspersed with tubular gold beads. It has a 1" long tubular closure that is hallmarked "VCA 4M 970.4" on one side and "14k" on the other. I suspect that this was made in collaboration with the Spanish firm, Puig Doria who made designs for Van Cleef in the 1970s. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1960 item #1123553
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This beautiful vintage pin has a bale so it can be worn as an enhancement on a chain or by itself. The piece was manufactured by Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of Juliana jewelry. The pin measures 1 3/4" in diameter and houses an 18mm art glass cabochon set in gold tone. In excellent condition. Please my other listing for the coordinating earrings (item #/keyword: 1119793).
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 : Silver : Period : Pre 1930 item #1226422 (stock #ch2)
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This sensational vintage Chinese export bracelet has a bold oversized buckle design showing influence from the West. It is 2 3/4" wide in front and has an interior measurement of 7 1/4". It is intricately made from sterling silver and has repousse, carved, and pierce cut designs of birds and flowers. It has no markings but has been tested and is guaranteed to be sterling silver. It weighs 109 grams and 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 : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1055031 (stock #122)
The Lush Life Antiques
$900.00
This wonderful vintage necklace is a faithful early reproduction of the masterwork of Antonio Pineda. It is 7/8" wide in front and tapers to 3/8" wide towards the back. It is made from heavy weight sterling silver (240 grams) and has faceted onyx square stone accents. It is in excellent condition and bears a rather undecipherable signature at the box clasp. It appears to read "Taxco Sterling" around the initial JC.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1150007 (stock #11530)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
These great vintage earrings have such a great mod design. Each clip earring is 3" long x 1 1/8" wide and both have transparent acrylic panels with day glo colors of pink, green, yellow, purple, and blue. They have gold tone hardware and are hallmarked "De Orca" on the clip mechanisms.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1100798
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 #1215217 (stock #ba1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This lovely vintage carved bakelite bracelet is hand carved from cream corn colored bakelite. It is 1 1/8" wide in front and has a 6 1/8" wide interior measurement. It has a wonderful deep carved, pierce cut design, and has a very tight hinge mechanism. It is 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 : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1135845 (stock #11412)
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$2,450.00
This stunning vintage pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide and is handcrafted from 18k white gold. It has 15 cultured pearl "grapes" varying in size from 4.5mm to 7.5mm and the leaves have 2 carat total weight of VS-2 grade diamonds. It can be worn as a pin and has a clever removable mechanism which allows it to attach to a strand of pearls or over a chain. It has no markings except for the number "762" and it has been assayed for 18k gold...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1085596 (stock #11003)
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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 : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1213949 (stock #cs3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
These unique earrings were made by designer jeweler Celia Sebiri, whose works were sold in the most exclusive retailers including Neiman Marcus and Sakowitz. Each clip earring is 1 1/8" long x 1" wide and both are made from hand wrought sterling silver. Each have a faceted topaz center stone surrounded by crushed stone matrix. They are in very good condition and are hand signed "Celia Sebiri" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1225692 (stock #ch1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This stunning Chinese export silver bracelet has a wearable length of 6 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide. It is intricately made from filigree sterling silver and has 3 panels carved from preban elephant ivory. The tab closure works perfectly and the bracelet is in excellent condition. It is signed "Silver China" on the reverse side.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1225693 (stock #ll1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$750.00
This stunning Chinese export silver bracelet has a wearable length of 7 3/8" long x 1 1/8" wide. It is intricately made from filigree sterling silver and has three large 22 x 16mm lapis lazuli cabochons. The bracelet surface has detailed cobalt, powder blue, and lavender enamel leaves with a tiny amount of loss on 2 leaves. The tab closure works perfectly and the bracelet has an attached safety chain. It is signed "Silver" on the tab closure, and overall, it is in very good condition.
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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1226369 (stock #eb1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This wonderful vintage bangle bracelet was made in London England at the last part of the 20th century. It is slightly over 1" wide and has an interior 6 1/2" measurement. It is made from repousse sterling silver and has a gold vermeil finish. It is hallmarked with a Lion cartouche for sterling silver and has the panther mark for the city of London. It also bears the makers cartouche marks of "CS" and "ES". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1150048 (stock #11541)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
This wonderful vintage bangle bracelet is 7/8" wide and has a 2 1/2" diameter opening. It is made from applejuice bakelite and has a great faceted design. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
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 : Designer : Pre 1940 item #1213830 (stock #ha1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This lovely vintage dress clip was designed by Frank Hess for Miriam Haskell in the 1930's. It measures 4" long x 2 1/2" wide and has a celluloid backing with metal dress clip mechanism. The front is intricately embellished with imported pink glass beads and lamp work glass leaves. It is not signed like all early Miriam Haskell pieces, and it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1150019 (stock #11533)
The Lush Life Antiques
$350.00
This lovely 7/8" wide vintage bracelet is hand crafted from brown bakelite and has a 6" interior measurement. The front is intricately carved with flowers and leaves, and the side has a tight hinge mechanism. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1057891 (stock #202)
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SOLD
This stunning vintage necklace was designed by master costume couture jeweler, Iradj Moini. It is 17 1/4" long from end to end and is 7 1/2" wide in front. It is intricately hand made from gilt brass and has lavender, blue, pink, and amber cabochons with clear crystal accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Iradj Moini" on the reverse. I've confirmed with the artist that this is an early piece and one of a kind.
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 : Costume : Pre 1960 item #758735 (stock #44156)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,600.00
Pretty in pink! This stunning vintage Miriam Haskell parure is an outstanding example of the maker in a very hard to find color..pink! The necklace is 17" long with a 2 1/2" long x 1 3/4" center element, the bracelet is 7 1/2" long with a 1 1/2" diameter clasp, and the clip earrings are 1 1/4" in diameter. The set is made from pink glass beads and the bracelet/necklace have pink molded flower accents. The set has Russian gilt brass filigrees, and each piece is hallmarked "Miriam Haskell"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1057171 (stock #158)
The Lush Life Antiques
$200.00
This beautiful vintage Austro Hungarian ring is made from sterling silver with a gold vermeil finish. It has a 9MM faceted amethyst center and there are some remnants of enamel on the ring. It is 7/8" in diameter while standing 1/2" tall and it is hallmarked 925 on the inner shank. It falls at a 5 on my ring mandrel, but it fits more like a 8 which is what I wear (see pics).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1057604 (stock #187)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This beautiful statement pin was manufactured by Swarovski and measures 3 1/4" in diameter. It has a rich gold tone setting and is elaborately set with clear, citrine, and topaz open back crystals. It is in excellent condition and is signed with the Swarovski swan symbol.
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 : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1135551 (stock #11404)
The Lush Life Antiques
$4,500.00
This amazing pin was designed by the Taxco silver maestro, William Spratling. Based on traditional Mesomayan images, it is commonly termed the "Jaguar" pin. It is 4 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide and is hand crafted from repousse sterling silver. It has 6 amethyst cabochons on the border and the reverse has a secure pin closure with safety clutch. The pin has two early repairs at the tongue and shoulder, and one cabochon has a stable fracture. None of this takes away from the beauty of this pin...
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 : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1068196 (stock #ESC3)
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SOLD
This amazing vintage necklace was 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. This design is commonly known as the egg necklace and is rarely available on the secondary market. It is 20" long from end to end and has 8 oversized preban elephant ivory beads measuring 45MM long x 32MM in diameter...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #1135841 (stock #KNC)
The Lush Life Antiques
$600.00
These wonderful vintage cufflinks were made by Joseph Merrin who had a prominent 5th Avenue jewelry shop in New York. They are made for 14k and are 5/8" in diameter. They have a detailed button design with chase work on the front. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Merrin 14k" on the reverse. They weigh 12.2 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1213741 (stock #de4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This spectacular bracelet was made by the firm of Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of "Juliana". The bracelet is just over 2" wide in front and has a 6 1/2" interior measurement. The front has an intricate tortoise art glass cameo surrounded with brown and black faceted rhinestones. It has a rich gold tone setting and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1213665 (stock #de1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This spectacular pin was made by the firm of Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of "Juliana". The pin is 2 1/2" in diameter and is set with 6 large fancy rivoli iridescent green stones. It has marquis and round stone trim in pink borealis, chartreuse, and deep green. It has a polished gold tone setting and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1213742 (stock #de5)
The Lush Life Antiques
$245.00
This spectacular demi parure was made by the firm of Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of "Juliana". The necklace is 16" long x 1 1/2" wide in front and each clip back earring is 1 1/4" long x 3/4" wide. The set has hematite glass cabochons surrounded by gray round and navette faceted rhinestones. It has a silver tone setting and it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1031022 (stock #86094)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This period 1930's Art Deco pin has a great design which is timeless and modern. It is a large 4" long x 3" wide and has large unfoiled rhinestones in green and topaz. It has a gold tone setting and a secure clasp mechanism with safety clutch. It has not markings and it is in excellent condition.