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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1340296
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Gorgeous big statement signed Cadoro 1970s chandelier clip earrings in Etruscan or Byzantine style with textured slightly antiqued goldtone surface. Marked CADORO. Great size -- 3 1/4 inches long and 1 7/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1371933
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$95.00
Gorgeous vintage 1970s link bracelet in the stylized Byzantine or barbaric popularized by Robert Goossens for Chanel. Probably French. In heavy cast slightly matte goldtone metal with a slight pale pinkish enameled decoration. With foldover clasp. I am also listing the coordinating necklaces from the same estate. With original inventory tag and never worn. 7 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1318840
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Statement size early 1970s signed Givenchy necklace in goldtone metal with a thick openwork chain with textured finish and with a sliding pendant with large black glass cabochon stone and tiny diamante rhinestones and chain tassel. Foldover clasp with Givenchy logos. Marked GIVENCHY PARIS NEW YORK, with Givenchy logo on the back of the pendant. Great size -- 26 inches wearable length and the pendant drops 6 inches. Weighty at 148 grams. Excellent condition. Display form is life size....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277839
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Gorgeous huge vintage 1970s three strand bracelet in antiqued goldtone metal with black openback unfoiled stones that feel like Lucite, held in ornate Byzantine style "cages." In the French style; I've seen Dominique Aurientis jewelry with this same type of motif and stone setting. Great size -- 2 3/8 inches wide and 7 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1316669
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$145.00
Gorgeous ornate 1970s very long clip earrings in goldtone metal with jewel tone resin stones, in Renaissance revival style. Marked CRAFT, for Gem Craft, one of the companies which Kenneth Jay Lane designed for. Top couture quality, weighty and substantial. 3 3/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255306
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$95.00
Big statement vintage 1980s long drop clip earrings in matte goldtone metal with a hammered finish, in the barbaric/Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. 3 1/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1280307
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$395.00
From France, gorgeous 1980s French clip earrings in cast goldtone metal with long strands of wired faceted glass beads in jewel colors with matching brilliant rhinestones set in the tops, in the moghul style. The strands are finished with matching head pins. Great size -- 4 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280311
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From France, stunning pendant necklace by French designer Isabel Canovas in dark goldtone metal with Gripoix poured glass cabochons in green and blue. 1980s, marked ISABEL CANOVAS. The large pendant is fixed on a chain made from reeded links with a watch clip clasp and oversized jump ring with repousse decoration. The pendant is a quatrefoil shape with recessed decoration and an attached drop. The pendant is 4 inches long and 2 7/8 inches wide and wearable length is 28 inches. Excell...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1292917
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$195.00
1980s necklace by Jean Louis Scherrer in goldtone metal with large ball bead chains and a centerpiece with a large coin form element and an aqua resin stone. Hook clasp. Marked SCHERRER PARIS, and MADE IN FRANCE. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches and center width is 1 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292916
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Beautiful heavy 1980s bracelet by Jean Louis Scherrer in goldtone metal with a large centerpiece with an aqua resin stone, and large ball bead chains, with hook clasp and safety chain. Marked SCHERRER, and MADE IN FRANCE. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches and width at clasp is 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1316664
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Lovely 1980s French bracelet in goldtone metal with large charms with poured resin stones attached to a rope twist chain with toggle clasp. The backs of the charms are marked RODIER. 7 1/4 inches wearable length and 2 inches wide. Medium weight at 79 grams. Excellent condition with very slight wear on the backs only of some charms, not visible when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 #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 #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 1950 item #1262740
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Rare early vintage Joseff of Hollywood heavy double chain Byzantine or Etruscan revival ornate necklace in dark antiqued goldtone metal with hook clasp. 1940s. Marked JOSEFF HOLLYWOOD. Joseff jewelry was designed and made for costuming in top Hollywood movies in the 30s through the 60s, and also sold to consumers in exclusive stores such as Nieman Marcus. A key signature of Joseff jewelry was the matte metal finish which was intended to reduce glare under studio lights during filming, and was us...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1249169
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Gorgeous 1970s clip drop earrings in antiqued goldtone metal, with green poured glass stones, faux pearls, and white Lucite drops. Possibly French. 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1371935
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$165.00
Pair of gorgeous vintage 1970s long link necklaces in the stylized Byzantine or barbaric style popularized by Robert Goossens for Chanel. Probably French. In heavy cast slightly matte goldtone metal with a slight pale pinkish enameled decoration. With spring ring clasps. I am also listing the coordinating bracelet from the same estate. With original inventory tags and never worn. One is 33 1/2 inches long and just over 1/2 inch wide and the other is 31 inches long and 3/8 inch wide. Excellent co...