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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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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 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 : 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 : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1135562 (stock #11407)
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$8,950.00
This stunning vintage necklace is fluid in both it's design and construction. It has 20 strands of 2mm heishi tubular coral beads that end in a 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" 18k removable medallion. It is 34" in overall length and can be worn as a long necklace or doubled over for a fuller look. The clasp is hallmarked 18k with the makers mark and additional script writing. It has a total weight of of 159 grams and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1288281 (stock #gj2)
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$295.00
This unique pin was designed by Nana Ditzel for Georg Jensen. It is 2" long x 1 5/8" wide and the reverse has a secure safety closure. It is hallmarked "Sterling Denmark 328" with the dotted "Georg Jensen" logo as well as Nana Ditzel's monogram. It has shallow ding on the edge but it is not visible when worn. Overall, it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1920 item #1105564 (stock #DSC4)
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$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 : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1152653 (stock #11555)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This interesting modernist pendant is 2 1/8" in diameter and hangs from a 28" long chain. It has a center tumbled amethyst stone in a wire cage wtih applied ball designs on the border. It is a heavy silver plated finish, and the reverse is hallmarked "P.W.N. Denmark".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1213945 (stock #mo1)
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$195.00
These sensational earrings will definitely make a statement when worn. Each clip back earring is 4 3/4" long x 2 1/8" wide and both are handcrafted from hammered brass wire. The tops have art glass cabochons measuring 17 x 32mm, and each tier has a 14mm electric blue dangling bead. They have no markings and they are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Mexican : Pre 1910 item #1057181 (stock #159)
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$600.00
This charming antique colonial Mexican pin measures 2 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide. It is intricately made from 14k gold and has two sterling silver birds set with Persian turquoise stones perched above a nest with fresh water pearl "eggs". It has elaborate scrolls and leaves on the front, and the reverse has a 2 sided glass compartment which originally held a hair sample. It can also be used to keep a cherished photo or other thin momento...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1970 item #1213754 (stock #sc3)
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$1,250.00
This sensational necklace by Schreiner of New York will definitely get attention when worn. It is 23 1/2" long x 2" wide and has 12 oval panels with large 27mm x 38mm high dome tortoise resin cabochons in clear stone frames. It is connected by chain on the reverse and it has a gold tone setting. There is some plating wear on a few link connections but it's only noticeable on inspection of the reverse...