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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1213942 (stock #ms4)
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This amazing ring was designed by Hungarian born sculptor and jeweler, Pal Kepenyes. The ring is 2 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a large agate center stone mounted in a tendril like setting. It is a heavy 47 grams and is hallmarked "Pal Kepenyes" on the reverse.
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1135540 (stock #ILLC1)
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$295.00
These gorgeous chandelier earrings by Miriam Haskell measure 3" long x 3/4" wide. They are made from Russian gilt brass with hand applied cobalt beadwork, and signature Haskell baroque pearls. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Miriam Haskell" on the clip backs.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1225830 (stock #cet1)
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This unusual 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" and is 1 1/4" wide in front. It is made from curved chrome plated sections with woven rhinestone accents between each section. It has an adjustable choke chain and the hook closure is hallmarked "CoppolaToppo". It is in excellent condition and comes from one of the last periods of design with this great firm.
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 : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114544 (stock #DSC14)
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$75.00
This unusual victorian pin measures 2 1/4" long x 3/4" and has a detailed image of an eagle in flight. It is made from gold fill metal and has a genuine garnet eye. It has the initials "S M M B" inscribed on the reverse. There is a hole in the bird beak which possibly had a dangle at one point.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1930 item #1137811 (stock #TBC1)
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These wonderful antique earrings measure 2 1/4" long x 3/4" wide and have an unusual renaissance design. The 19th century bottoms are made from 800 silver with enamel fronts, and the screwback tops are made from 10k gold. There is some minor loss of enamel and one earring has a split above the head. This is not noticeable when worn and does not detract from their beauty. These are "one of a kind" earrings from a well known Philadelphia estate.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1920 item #1114585 (stock #DSC21)
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$95.00
This unique vintage pendant measures 3 1/8" long x 3/4" wide and is made from repousse sterling silver. It has a charming repousse figure with dangling carnelian bead at the bottom. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1001253 (stock #50331)
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$395.00
This unusual modernist bird set was designed by Jorge Castillo, better known as Chato of the renowned Los Castillo taller. The pin measures 2 3/4" long x 2" wide and the matching earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. The set handwrought from sterling silver and has pearl, coral, and green stone accents. Each piece is hallmarked "Chato Castillo 925", and the pin bears his logo as well as model #4...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1213947 (stock #cs1)
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$125.00
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 3/8" wide x 1 1/2" long and both are made from hand wrought brass. Each have a carved bone 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 : 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.
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 #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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
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...
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.