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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1207456
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$95.00
Luxe designer bangle in textured dark brown resin with inset brilliant topaz rhinestones and applied dots. In the style of Alexis Bittar jewelry. Contemporary, from an estate. 1 1/2 inches wide and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1332209
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$85.00
Chic edgy couture quality contemporary lariat necklace in the style of Philip Crangi or Eddie Borgo jewelry, with tiny studs and spikes in dark gunmetal gray, silvertone, yellow, and rose goldtone metal with Swarovski crystals in prong settings meticulously sewn on a silvertone metal curb chain with asymmetrical spikes at each end. Wearable length including the spike at each end, is 39 1/2 inches. 1/4 inch thick and 3/16 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enla...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1381482
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$145.00
Chic signed Ben Amun heavy couture tribal style bib necklace in matte slightly antiqued silvertone metal with many ornate large and small drops. Marked BEN AMUN on the end of the extender for the lobster clasp. 20 1/2 inches wearable length and 3 1/2 inches wide at center. Excellent condition with all elements present. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1391993
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$95.00
Fabulous runway statement Ben Amun bib necklace in dark silvertone metal with faceted glass beads in gray and iridescent/metallic finished black, with a centerpiece set with large glass faceted stones in very pale lemon yellow/gray and opaque black. Lobster clasp. Marked BEN AMUN on the back and also marked BA on the tab of the extender chain. 20 inches wearable length and the center drops 3 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. 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 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 : 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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1249198
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$95.00
Circa 1990 four strand necklace with iridized poured glass beads, metal beads, and carved bone beads, all wired in dark brass tone metal with lobster clasp. Not marked but I have had signed French pieces with the same kinds of beads, glass, and construction. 20 inches wearable length on inside strand and about 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. One bead is missing toward the back, pictured but not not at all noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show de...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1316689
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$495.00
Spectacular very big Monies Gerda Lynggaard long sautoir necklace with oblong horn beads dyed in a faux tortoise pattern, and hand knotted in a continuous strand with black thread. Circa 1990. Not marked but with original Monies dust bag. Long enough to wear tripled as shown. Stunning statement great for day to evening. Great size at 84 inches long. The largest bead is 4 inches long. Excellent condition. One bead has very slight age related surface lines, not noticeable when worn. Display form i...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1349044
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Gorgeous hand made necklace, possibly a studio piece, with clusters of briolette cut colorless rock crystal drops, and large black onyx beads, with hematite drops and beads, and sterling silver toggle clasp, strung on fine wire. It weighs 260 grams. 19 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1356929
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$165.00
Fabulous very big statement size necklace with genuine lapis lazuli beads slightly graduated, hand knotted with blue thread, and with embedded gold hook clasp. Vintage, probably a handmade studio piece. The lapis is gemologist verified. The clasp tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The beads are a gorgeous subtle dark variegated gray blue with veils of silver and gold pyrite adding sparkle and shimmer. Very heavy at 486 grams/17 ounces. Great size -- the center largest bead is 23mm...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1371934
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Gorgeous huge signed Escada necklace in heavy shiny cast goldtone metal with fired enameled flower form drops in very pale green with small white center cabochons that feel like plastic. Marked ESCADA. This piece was issued in 1992. Weighty and substantial at 293 grams. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and the bib drops 3 inches. Excellent condition with some finish loss at the clasp only, from storage, pictured but will not be noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to sho...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1381400
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Vintage unsigned Gerda Lynggaard Monies necklace in beige coconut shell with dark brown carved horn terminals and hook close. Not marked, as is common with Monies jewelry but this necklace in particular is very recognizable as Monies. 19 1/2 inches wearable length and about 3 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1381480
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Big statement signed Ben Amun heavy Lucite bangles in black and fuschia or magenta pink. Both are marked BEN AMUN. Great size -- the black bangle is just under 1 5/8 inches wide at widest point and 5/8 inch thick and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. The magenta bangle is 7/8 inch wide and 3/4 inch thick and 2 7/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #985407
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$195.00
Stunning statement bangle in opaque black resin decorated with soft clear plastic threads "stitched" through the resin. Unattributed, but probably European. Circa 1980 or 1990. I am selling a very similar bangle in orange resin. This is a big piece and best worn over a long sleeved sweater or T shirt, or pushed up the forearm stacked with other bangles. 1 1/4 inches wide (sideways) and 3/4 inch thick. The inner inside diameter is 2 5/8 inches and the outer inside diameter is 3 inches. Ex...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1067468
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$545.00
Very dramatic 1980s goldtone metal mounted wood necklace with a large detailed dimensional head of a leopard, hanging from a heavy double strand of dark red silk cord. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. The leopard head element is based on 16th century Benin bronze leopard head masks which were worn as waist or hip ornaments. The leopard was a symbol of royal power in Benin and was also depicted in statues, full size masks, and other objects. Great size -- the pendant is 3 1/8 inches ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1166383
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$595.00
Incredible huge statement long lariat necklace by the Italian fashion house Moschino, with a heavy dark blue silk cord terminating in two very large tassels made from Italian poured glass drops or beads in palest gray lavender, on engraved chains in dark goldtone metal, held in large caps of dark goldtone metal. Marked MOSCHINO and MADE IN ITALY on the attached metal hang tag. Also with original paper label marked MOSCHINO BIJOUX. The Moschino label was created in 1983 by the late Fr...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1207451
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$195.00
Fabulous statement size vintage 1980s earrings in matte goldtone metal with genuine carnelian beads and cabochon, in a tribal barbaric style. Marked LAZULI. Great size -- 3 3/4 inches long and about 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.