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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...
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 : 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 : 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 #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 : 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 : 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 #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 #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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$145.00
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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 : 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.