The Lush Life Antiques
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
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.
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.
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...
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...
This amazing vintage parure was made by the legendary costume jewelry company, Schreiner of New York. The bracelet is 7 1/2" long x 1 3/8" wide, the pin is 2 3/8" in diameter, and the clip earrings are 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8". The set has a gold tone setting and the front has 11 wonderful pink to peach almond shaped vitrail stones. It has dazzling round rhinestones in a variety of colors picking up the different color hues in the vitrail stones...
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...
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" to 19" and is 2" wide in front. It is made from woven black crystals with the larger beads beads being plastic. It has the signature heart shaped brass hardware signed "Made in Italy by Coppola e Toppo." It is in excellent condition.
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.
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...
This beautiful vintage necklace by Miriam Haskell is handcrafted from light blue glass beads and glass baroque pearls. It is 21" long from end to end and is approximately 2" wide in front. It has a 1/2" diameter button clasp with wire work beading on top and it is signed "Miriam Haskell" on the reverse. One of the large center pearls has a small nick to the surface, but other than that it is in very good condition.
This beautiful vintage necklace was made in Czechoslovakia in the 1930's. It is 15 3/4" long x 5/8" wide and has silver tone filigree panels between rectangular glass "donut" panels. Glass pieces like this are fragile and tend to be damaged, so it's increasingly harder to find period like this that are intact. It has some light wear to the silver finish, but overall, it is in very good condition..
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.
This wonderful vintage Czech glass necklace has a 2 3/8" long x 1 1/2" wide pendant with a great Egyptian revival design. It has brass hardware mounts and hangs from a 21 1/4 chain ending in a barrel closure. The chain has some tarnish from age, but overall, the necklace is in very good condition.
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).
These lovely vintage earrings were manufactured by Delizza and Elster, better known as the makers of Juliana jewelry. Each clip earring is 1 1/2" long x 1" wide and both have gold tone settings with 18mm art glass cabochons. They are in excellent condition.
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...
This wonderful vintage bracelet is 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and is made from cordovan colored bakelite. It has a carved Oriental bamboo motif, and it is in excellent condition. It has been tested and is guaranteed bakelite