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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 : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1950 item #1287824 (stock #mi1)
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This amazing vintage 1940's pin was made by Ming's of Honolulu. It is a scarce design that does not appear on the market very often. It measures 2 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide and is cast from sterling silver (27 grams). It is in excellent condition and is signed "Sterling" and "Ming's" 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 1970 item #1112277 (stock #11105)
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This classic pin by Nettie Rosenstein has great dimension, measuring 2 1/2" long x 2" wide x 1 1/4" thick. It has a gold tone setting with pave crystals and a large preban elephant ivory flower painted black. There is some loss of plating, but the pin looks beautiful when worn. It is signed "Nettie Rosenstein" on the reverse.
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. It does not have the full M...