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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #739568
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Classic Chanel clip earrings in the iconic Byzantine/barbaric style, in goldtone metal, with brilliant large glass stones. Marked CHANEL, with the interlocked double C logo, and MADE IN FRANCE. Guaranteed authentic. 1 inch in diameter. Excellent condition. Stones are brilliant and clear; any pink tones are reflection. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #951322
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Beautiful very big signed Chanel clip back earrings in goldtone with Byzantine style decoration, and large luminous green poured glass cabochon stones. Marked on an oval plate, CHANEL, with copyright and trademark symbols, also marked with the double C Chanel logo, and MADE IN FRANCE. Guaranteed authentic. 1 3/8 inches wide and 5/8 inch deep. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #978702
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Fabulous chic 1980s drop clip earrings by the French designer Edouard Rambaud. In a signature French style, with heavy goldtone "molten" cast metal and carved ebony cabochons. Weighty and substantial. Marked EDOUARD RAMBAUD PARIS. 2 5/8 inches long and 7/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #993748
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$395.00
Super wearable and versatile earrings in sterling with 18KT gold accents. Marked with the John Hardy JH signature initials and also marked 18K and 925. Circa 1990. Guaranteed authentic, from an estate. These have been recently professionally converted to pierced. 2 3/8 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #993751
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$445.00
Very glam long clipback earrings in sterling silver with pale peachy pink agate or fossil stone drops. Marked STEPHEN DWECK and STERLING. The front of the clips are worked in repousse depicting Dweck's signature beetle. Guaranteed authentic, from an estate. Great size -- 3 7/8 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090427
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Beautiful YSL sautoir Byzantine or Renaissance style necklace to wear alone or layer with other similar sautoirs. Circa 1980, in dark slightly matte goldtone metal with large poured glass beads in pale pink and dark fuschia red. Also with ornate basket weave design metal beads. With YSL signature link. Continuous strand with no clasp. 36 inches long and 1/2 inch wide at the widest point (dark pink beads). Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090429
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Beautiful, super versatile, great to wear alone or layer, signed YSL necklace in antiqued goldtone with thirteen large Byzantine style coin form drops of varying sizes and designs. 1980s. Some of the coins are two sided, with different designs on each side. Marked YSL on the attached metal tag, and also marked YSL on the S shaped hook close. 33 inches long. The largest coin is 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1103039
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$195.00
Beautiful large bracelet in black finished metal with detailed engraving in a Gothic medieval style, with white enameling simulating small pearls. Marked ROCHAS. Slide clasp. Circa 1990. The fashion house of Rochas Paris was founded in 1925 by Marcel Rochas. 7 inches wearable length. 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1115178
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Stunning heavy limited edition bracelet in goldtone metal with large applied metal beads, twisted wire decoration, and etched designs. With three huge poured glass cabochon stones in green, blue, and purple, and two glass based faux pearls. Marked YVES SAINT LAURENT in script and 019/500, meaning of course, that this is the 19th of 500 made. 1980s. A fabulous classic statement piece. I had another one of these bracelets several years ago and was so excited to be able to get this one. Great size ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1136164
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Fabulous vintage Les Bernard long necklace in dark brass/goldtone metal with heavy curb chain and large round stations in Etruscan/Byzantine style, two with Lucite cabochons in blue and green. Foldover clasp. Marked LES BERNARD. 1970s. Very substantial at 175 grams. Some Les Bernard jewelry was designed by Ugo Correani, who had his own line and also designed for Karl Lagerfeld, Versace, and others. Very rarely one sees pieces with both names. Although this piece is not marked with Correani's...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1148532
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Very beautiful Dominique Aurientis Byzantine style necklace with a long wired chain of large Gripoix poured glass beads in two shades of topaz, a heavy goldtone metal toggle clasp, and a large cruciform pendant with matching stones, and pyramid shaped applied metal decorations. Chain and pendant are marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. 1990s. I am also listing the matching earrings separately. Dominique Aurientis began her design career at Christian Dior, and worked for Givenchy and Isabel ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1166371
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$2,195.00
Confirmed unsigned Chanel necklace circa 1960 or 1970; I recently saw this same necklace with a Chanel hang tag with just the name in block lettering (no season numbers or copyright symbols), which dates it to 1970 or prior. I had previously listed this necklace as a probable Chanel. Designed in the Indian moghul style which was one of Chanel's main influences, with red and green Gripoix poured glass beads simulating carved rubies and emeralds, and dark goldtone beaded drops and term...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1980 item #1207488
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$175.00
Glam long necklace with black glass faceted beads, rhinestone balls in silvertone metal, prongset, and large white acrylic faux pearls, and matching silvertone spring ring clasp. 1970s. Makes a great statement on its own; I am listing a very similar necklace which would be great to layer with this one. 43 1/4 inches wearable length and just under 3/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1207512
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$445.00
Fabulous early statement size YSL bracelet in heavy cast goldtone metal with faux mabe pearls in sculpted settings. Marked YSL and MADE IN FRANCE. Late 1970s or early 1980s, designed by Robert Goossens, who has designed jewelry for decades for Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, and other couturiers. Early foldover clasp. 8 inches long, just under 1 1/2 inches wide and 1/2 inch deep. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1207583
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$175.00
Luxe long dark drama wired glass beaded necklace with a large pendant in black japanned or enameled metal with brilliant rhinestones surrounding a large asymmetrically faceted peach champagne glass center stone. The beads are wired in matching black metal, and the clasp is a matching black metal small lobster clasp. C 1990. The glass beaded chain has opaque black beads, faceted silvery beads, and gray faceted transparent beads. 28 inches wearable length and the pendant is 3 1/2 inche...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1207616
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$275.00
Very unusual vintage sautoir necklace in dark goldtone metal with very large double sided green glass faceted glass stones in bezel settings. Circa 1950 or possibly earlier. 55 inches wearable length. The green stone stations are 7/8 inch long and 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition with some slight losses on the edges and points of a few stones. This is pictured but not noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1214702
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$295.00
Gorgeous dramatic long tasselled barbaric style necklace with large cobalt blue poured glass beads knotted along a black leather strand, with a long tassel of matching blue faceted glass beads with tiny goldtone metal ornate drops with tiny glass stones. The tassel is surmounted by a faux amber bead and a large goldtone sculpted cast metal element. The tie closure has matching large blue beads and goldtone metal elements. Marked DEANNA HAMRO on an attached metal hang tag. Deanna Hamr...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1229218
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Beautiful huge statement signed YSL necklace in antiqued goldtone with three tiers of chains with large Byzantine style coin form drops of varying sizes and designs. 1970s. Some of the coins are two sided. Marked YSL on the attached metal tag, and also marked YSL on the S shaped hook close. Wearable length is 18 1/4 inches (inside strand) and center drops 8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.