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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1249166
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Glam very big clip earrings in goldtone metal with large filigree drops, and peach "Easter egg" glass cabochon stones. 1970s. Heavy couture quality. 3 1/8 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255301
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$75.00
1980s clip earrings in matte goldtone metal with a hammered finish, with faux coin drops, in the barbaric/Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277844
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Chic and versatile vintage 1980s very long necklace in dark bronze tone metal with links with ornate engraving, with smaller ornate links at the end tassels. French or Italian. Can be worn many different ways. 48 inches wearable length and the tassels are an additional 4 inches each. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1294681
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$345.00
Fabulous luxe big statement 1980s French long sautoir necklace in antiqued slightly matte goldtone metal with double link chain, faux Byzantine coins, double sided, and large poured resin beads in pale yellow and pale lavender, simulating barbaric carved citrine and amethyst stone beads. Marked JACKY DE G PARIS on metal tag. The beads have cast metal ornate caps in the same style as the coins. Continuous strand with no clasp. Long enough to be worn doubled as shown. Substantial at 133 gr...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277848
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Fabulous very weighty and substantial 1980s unsigned Yves Saint Laurent necklace in goldtone with five tiers of braided chains each centering a fixed brilliant Swarovski glass stone pendant in a different jewel tone and shape. With a heavy sculpted S hook clasp and sculpted terminals. Not marked but I have seen this necklace with one additional strand, marked Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche with an attached metal hang tag (I also had a duplicate of this same fabulous necklace a couple of ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1357842
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Gorgeous signed Valentino large brooch in Byzantine style, mounted in goldtone metal,with baroque glass based faux pearl cabochons and poured glass cabochon stones by the French maker Gripoix, two in dark red, one in green, and one in a very dark blue. Marked with the Valentino logo of a V and copyright symbol. I've attached it as an enhancer to two gorgeous vintage 1980s necklaces, one with very big double freshwater pearls, and one with very big more rounded freshwater pearls. The necklaces ar...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277849
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Stunning statement vintage 1970s French necklace with five strands of poured glass beads in translucent jewel tones, marbled topaz, and opaque carnelian, with repousse flower decorated dark goldtone metal beads, chains, and openwork terminals with a French screw barrel clasp. Very weighty and substantial. Wearable length on inside strand is 30 inches and the center drops about 4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1243766
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Spectacular vintage huge heavy French bracelet in Byzantine style, in textured cast goldtone metal with poured and molded glass stones and one faux pearl. Marked ANTIGONA PARIS. 1980s. Box slide clasp. 7 1/4 inches wearable length and 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. 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.