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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303823 (stock #pc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$650.00
This sleek necklace was made for the couture house of Pierre Cardin. It is 27" long and is approximately 2 1/2" wide in front. It has tubular black glass beads on the sides, and the center has 3 nesting strands of 12mm faceted crystal beads. It is in excellent condition and has silver tone "Pierre Cardin" logo hardware.
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1303682 (stock #sgm1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1980 item #1303623 (stock #trif1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This wonderful vintage pin by Trifari measures 4 1/4" long x 1 5/8" wide. It is made from gold tone metal and has pave crystals covering the front. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Trifari" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303620 (stock #kjl2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This wonderful vintage necklace was designed by renowned costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. It is 18" long and has 3 gold medallions across the front, with the largest measuring 2 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide. It has red and green glass beads resembling included emeralds and rubies and the metal panels have a gold tone finish. There is some light wear from age, but overall it is in very good condition. The reverse side is signed "KJL".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303609 (stock #kjl1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
These charming vintage pins were made by legendary costume jeweler, Kenneth Jay Lane. Each bug pin is 1 3/4" long x 1 5/8" and both are made from gold plated metal with pave crystal accents. The wings are made from black and turquoise resin that resembles bakelite. They are in excellent condition and are signed "Kenneth Lane" on the reverse. They are priced individually at $125 each.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303607 (stock #nr1)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
This wonderful vintage pin was made by Nettie Rosenstein and has a large pre ban carved ivory flower at center. It is 2 1/4" long x 1 7/8" wide and has a gold mounting with pave crystal accents. It is in very good condition and is signed "Nettie Rosenstein" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1303602 (stock #rjp1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1303125 (stock #bb1)
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Auction
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #1303124 (stock #jh1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1970 item #1303121 (stock #mh1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 1970 item #1302908 (stock #sc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$195.00
This lovely rhinestone pin was made by Schreiner of New York, and has the company's typical layered construction. It is 2 1/2" in diameter and stands approximately 1" tall. It has oval topaz stones in dog tooth bezels surrounded by inverted crystals and pearls. It has a gold tone setting and it is signed "Schreiner New York" on the reverse. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1302907 (stock #es1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 #1302903 (stock #cet2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$300.00
These gorgeous necklaces/belts were made by the Italian design duo of Lyda Toppo and Bruno Coppola, better known as Coppola e Toppo. Each necklace/belt is 58" long and both are made from colorful Pucci print jersey with 3" ombre crystal tassels on each end. They can be worn as a lariat as shown or as a wrap belt. They are in excellent unworn condition and still retain their Neiman Marcus paper tags. These are priced individually at $300. Please request an invoice if ordering both.
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1302853 (stock #mb1)
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SOLD
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1226525 (stock #as1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$300.00
These wonderful vintage earrrings were made by Archimede Seguso for the house of Chanel in the 1960's. Each clip earring is 1 1/2" long x 1" wide and both have signature cobalt and green glass bent rods forming an eternity loop design. They have brass clip backs with no markings and they are in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1226414 (stock #ch1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$95.00
This lovely vintage Chinese export pin measures 3 1/2" long x 1/2" wide and is actually a converted fingernail guard. It is made from silvertone metal with colorful enamel and is hallmarked "China" on the reverse. It has darkened from age, but this gives it a wonderful patina. It could be polished a bit more, but I will leave that to the new owner.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1225890 (stock #cet1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1225830 (stock #cet1)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1215259 (stock #aw1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1215228 (stock #jo1)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1215218 (stock #ba2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$250.00
This wonderful vintage bakelite bangle bracelet is hand carved from cream corn bakelite and is 7/8" wide. It has an intricate leaf design repeated 3 times on the outer bangle. It is in excellent condition and has been tested for bakelite.
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 : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1213948 (stock #cs2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$90.00
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" in diameter and both are made from hand wrought brass. Each have inlaid onyx stone fronts, and both are signed "Celia Sebiri" on the reverse. They are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1213946 (stock #sv1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
These lovely vintage earrings were designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Stephen Vaubel. Each clip earring is 1 3/4" long x 1 1/8" wide and both are made from bronze with a gold vermeil finish. The fronts have a modernist pierce cut design, and the reverse have clip mechanisms. They are in very good vintage condition and are signed "Vaubel" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1213945 (stock #mo1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1213836 (stock #uc2)
The Lush Life Antiques
SOLD
This unique vintage pin measures 3 1/2" long x 1 3/4" wide and was made in the 1940's. The body is made from carved lucite and the head and tail are made from gold plated pot metal. It does have some wear to the plating but overall, it is in very good vintage condition. It is a very striking pin that would be great on jacket or coat lapel.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #1213833 (stock #uc1)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
This beautiful vintage bangle bracelet is 5/8" and has a 7" interior measurement. It is made from gilt brass and has an intricate filigree design. The front has a raised floral design with 3 unfoiled crystal accents. It has some minor wear to the gold plating, but it does not take away from the beauty of the piece. Overall, it is in very good vintage condition.
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 : Pre 1970 item #1213754 (stock #sc3)
The Lush Life Antiques
$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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1213750 (stock #de6)
The Lush Life Antiques
$175.00
This dazzling necklace was made by the firm of Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of "Juliana". The necklace is 16 1/2" long x 1" wide and is set with blue borealis, powder blue, and sapphire faceted rhinestones. It has a silver tone setting and has the typical Juliana linkage on the reverse. It is in very good 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 : 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 #1213666 (stock #de2)
The Lush Life Antiques
$125.00
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" x 2 1/2" and is set with 5 large fancy rivoli Montana blue stones. It has a Japanned setting with chartreuse and sapphire stones surrounding the larger rivolis. The rivoli stones have small nicks on the pointed end, but it is not noticeable when worn.
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.