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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1112272 (stock #11104)
The Lush Life Antiques
$450.00
This lovely bracelet was made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known for their label, Coppola e Toppo. The bracelet has a wearable length of 7 1/2" and is 1 1/4" wide. The clasp and medallion have brown faceted crystals with a triple row of glass faux pearls. On close inspection, there is some chipping of the pearl nacre, but it is not noticeable when worn. The clasp is hallmarked "Made in Italy" and the medallion is signed "Made in Italy by Coppola e Toppo"...
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 : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1108307 (stock #11050)
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SOLD
This elegant pin is a timeless design from the Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is commonly known as his "Petate" design and measures 3" long x 2 5/8" wide. It is an unusual repousse quilted design and is a hefty 66 grams. It is in excellent condition and the reverse is signed "Spratling Silver" with the circular "Spratling Made in Mexico" monogram hallmark.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1105781 (stock #11028)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
This wonderful antique watch pin was made by William B. Kerr of Newark, New Jersey. It measures 1 3/8" long x 1 1/4" and has a detailed high relief repousse angel with a border of flowers. The reverse has a hook for a watch and the top is hallmarked "Sterling 924" with the Kerr hatchet hallmark. It is in excellent condition and has it's original "C" scroll closure.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1105568 (stock #DSC7)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
This unique mourning pin measures 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" and is made from gutta percha with 14k gold accents. It has an unusual Etruscan design and the bottom rim has 3 jump rings for attachments. The reverse has a "C" scroll clasp mechanism and a loop for a watch attachment. It is in excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1920 item #1105564 (stock #DSC4)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1105561 (stock #DSC3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
This beautiful victorian era stick pin is unusual in it's design and scale. It is made of 14k gold and is 3/4" long x 3/4" wide and has real garnet eyes and a faceted ruby in it's mouth. It is 3" long in overall length and has no hallmarks. It weighs 3.2 grams and has been acid tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
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 : 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 #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 : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1085596 (stock #11003)
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SOLD
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085586 (stock #11002)
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$495.00
This gorgeous vintage pin by Eisenberg originals is a classic design that's perfect for any suit or jacket lapel. It is 3 1/4" long x 2 3/8" wide and is cast from heavyweight sterling silver (71 grams). It has dazzling green rhinestones with clear crystal accents and the reverse is signed "Sterling" and "Eisenberg". The original gold vermeil is worn so it's more of a silver tone finish. The top green stone and the one on it's left appear to be replacements and show foil on the reverse side...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1085570 (stock #11001)
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$125.00
This lovely duette pin by Coro measures 2 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide, and has a great retro style design. It can be worn as a pin or can be dismantled into 2 dress clips that can be worn a number of ways. It has a rich gold tone finish with green rhinestones and pave clear crystals. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Coro" and "Pat no 1798867" on the reverse. It is in very good condition.
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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1079387 (stock #10915)
The Lush Life Antiques
$100.00
Wow, these huge citrine headlight earrings will certainly garner lots of attention when worn. Each clip is 1 1/8" long x 1" wide and both are made from gold tone metal with citrine glass centers surrounded in clear rhinestones. They are not signed, but I supspect they are unsigned Kenneth Lane. They are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1079327 (stock #10906)
The Lush Life Antiques
$90.00
These lovely vintage earrings by Fendi are 2" long x 3/4" wide and both have a bright gold finish with black enamel accents. They have black acrylic drops and hematite finish cabochon tops. They are in very good condition and both are signed "Fendi" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #1079322 (stock #10904)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079063 (stock #10859)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This charming vintage pin is definitely a hard to find design rendered in both wood and celluloid. It is statement worthy measuring 5 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from laminated wood and celluloid. It has a gold cord down the stick shaft and the reverse has an embedded pin stem. It is has some minor spotting on the reverse white celluloid, but overall, it is in excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079059 (stock #10856)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This charming vintage bakelite pin measures 3 3/4" long x 2" wide and has a great fall motif design of acorns. It has a layer of leaves carved from wood and has 2 tortoise tone bakelite acorns applied on top. It has a secure pin mechanism and it is in excellent condition. It's a great pin for that jacket lapel or pashmina scarf!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1079056 (stock #10855)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1940 item #1078531 (stock #10851)
The Lush Life Antiques
$225.00
These wonderful vintage bracelets look great in the trio as shown or worn individually. They are made from faceted bakelite and each bracelet is just under 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening. They are in excellent condition and have been semichrome tested.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1078525 (stock #10849)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1960 item #1078054 (stock #10825)
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$195.00
This unique pendant was made in Germany during the Secessionist art movement. It is 3 1/8" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from copper with sterling silver wire cells. It has a vibrant royal blue enamel background with cobalt blue enamel accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Weiner Handwerk" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1076925 (stock #TH2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$295.00
These gorgeous vintage earrings were designed by Mitchel Maer for Christian Dior in the 1950's. Each screw back earring is 3" long x 5/8" wide and both have silver tone dog tooth settings. The tops have bakelite faux amber cabochons with dangling pearls and crystal accents. They are in excellent condition and are hallmarked "Made in France" on the reverse. They are not signed Dior, but I have had these in the past in the Dior presentation case...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1076650 (stock #ILL1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$150.00
This charming vintage Mexican silver pin dates to the 1930's and is a great example of the early repousse work from Taxco. It is 3 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and is made from heavy weight sterling silver (21.8 grams). It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Silver Mexico" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1073981 (stock #10806)
The Lush Life Antiques
$1,950.00
This wonderful vintage belt was designed by costume jewelry legend, Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 31 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide and has a gold tone setting elaborately set with turquoise and coral cabochons. It is signed K.J.L. on the reverse and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1071515 (stock #10738)
The Lush Life Antiques
$395.00
This wonderful oversized pendant has a great modernist bug design. It is handcrafted from sterling silver and has a large amber cabochon body. It is 4 1/4" long x 2" wide and it stands almost 7/8" tall. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1068200 (stock #1076)
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This unusual necklace was designed by Taxco maestro, Antonio Pineda. It is a hefty 148 grams and is 7/8" wide with a wearable length of 15 1/4". It has a great design of flaired overlapping V's and looks wonderful on the neck. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked with the Antonio crown as well as "Taxco Sterling" and eagle number 208.
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 : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1068189 (stock #ESC1)
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SOLD
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 1970 item #1062870 (stock #280)
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SOLD
This spectacular bib necklace was designed by costume jewelry legend William Delillo for opera diva, Anna Moffo Sarnoff. It has a wearable length of 17" and drapes down 4 1/2" wide in front. It has 18 panels of clear/purple rhinestones woven into a matrix of faceted amethyst crystal beads. The necklace is in very good vintage condition and is signed "Wm Delillo" on the clasp. I personally purchased this from the estate auction of the opera legend.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1062861 (stock #278)
The Lush Life Antiques
$495.00
This amazing vintage pin was made by Henry Schreiner of New York. It is a very large 5 1/2" long x 4" wide and can be worn as a pin or added to a chain as an enhancer. It is made from gold tone metal with turquoise faceted glass stones and acrylic cabochons. It is not marked but has typical Schreiner construction and quality. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1059706 (stock #252)
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$65.00
These vintage costume earrings have an unusual scroll design. They are 3 1/4" long x 1 1/2" wide and are made from antiques silver tone metal. They are well made weighing 13 grams each, and are very comfortable to wear. They are not signed, and they are in excellent condition
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1057873 (stock #195)
The Lush Life Antiques
$350.00
This beautiful necklace was made by the renowned crystal house of Swarovski. It is 7/8" wide and has an interior length of 15". It has a rich polished gold finish and is colorfully enameled in purple, green, and red. It has hundreds of clear crystal accents on the front, and the reverse is hallmarked with the swan logo. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1057640 (stock #193)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This beautiful vintage pin and earrings set was made by Henry Schreiner of New York. The pin is 3 1/4" long x 2" wide and each clip earring is 1 1/2" long x 1" wide. Each piece has blue and emerald green rhinestones set in a Japaned finish mount. The set is in excellent condition and is unsigned. The set has typical construction associated with Schreiner jewelry.