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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1318841
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$145.00
Gorgeous big statement vintage 1940s French wired necklace with very big faceted yellow topaz glass beads, ornate French filigree beads, and snake chains, with a matching link chain section at the back. Great on its own or layer with other similar sautoirs. 32 inches wearable length and 3/4 inch or 20mm at the beads. Excellent condition with some slight flea bites to some beads, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1368948
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$195.00
Gorgeous vintage 1940s or 1950s French five strand bracelet with glittering pink faceted glass bezel set open back unfoiled pointed back stones and glass based faux baroque pearls mounted in goldtone metal with an early oversized spring ring clasp with a thumb collar rather than a tab. Excellent condition with two small losses to two pearls, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Slight wear to the goldtone finish at the clasp is also pictured but again not noticeable when worn. Display form is ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #743232
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$395.00
Fabulous French glass beaded necklace in transparent chartreuse, opaque pink, opaque light green, and glass faux pearl beads. Not marked but probably by the French maker Louis Rousselet, who produced jewelry for many French couturiers. Circa 1960. With three strands of glowing chartreuse beads alternating with very small baroque faux pearls, and a very big center element with pink bell shaped beads, light green disk shaped beads, faux pearls, and clear faceted beads in a slightly darker green th...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1970 item #1229206
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Fabulous 1960s or 1970s big glass beaded necklace with jewel tone art glass beads, most likely French. Silvertone French style screw barrel clasp. 18 3/4 inches wearable length and the largest bead is 1 1/4 by 1 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1258457
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Statement size late 1960s or early 1970s heavy necklace in cast goldtone metal in coral form links, with large pale pink Lucite cabochons simulating angel skin coral. Spring ring clasp. Great size -- 27 inches wearable length and the center drops 3 3/4 inches. Excellent condition. Slight discoloration of the glue on the backs of the stones, not visible when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1325346
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$195.00
Big statement vintage 1960s mixed metals copper with brass appliques and green onyx stones hinged bangle bracelet by Mexican maker Casa Maya. Marked MAYA MEXICO. With pin closure. The copper has a darkened decorative finish. The green cylindrical stones are held with bolts. 2 1/8 inches wide and 7 inches inside circumference. The inside diameters are 2 3/8 and 2 1/8 inches. The outside is in excellent condition; the inside has wear and scratching but this does not show when the piece...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277835
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Big statement vintage circa 1970 signed Lanvin necklace with a large goldtone pendant with a silvertone center element, on a heavy goldtone chain with spring ring clasp. Marked LANVIN PARIS. The pendant is 3 1/8 inches long and the snake chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition with some very slight loss to the goldtone finish at the edges of the pendant, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301137
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Huge statement wide vintage 1970s bracelet in antiqued cast goldtone metal with panels connected by fine chains, with granulated decoration in a paisley motif, in Etruscan or tribal style, with a box slide clasp. Great size -- 2 3/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1318839
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Fabulous very heavy and substantial early Anne Klein couture 1970s x stranded necklace with chain strung black glass slightly squared beads and round goldtone metal beads, with hook clasp with matching black glass stone in goldtone frame. Top couture quality. Marked ANNE KLEIN and with the Anne Klein lion logo on the attached metal tag. 18 1/2 inches wearable length, although it will fit closely because it is so thick, and about 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is lif...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325353
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$165.00
Stunning unusual vintage probably 1970s modernist Machine Age style French or possibly German very big wired necklace with carved washed resin beads in black or very dark blue with a cream or beige underlay, with silvertone metal end caps and findings and large spring ring clasp. It is made like an older Art Deco necklace of the 1930s, and the clasp is an old fashioned thumb collar clasp but this piece is most likely 1970s Art Deco Machine Age revival, possibly made with earlier fin...
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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1316673
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$85.00
Chic modernist 1970s French laminated Lucite bangle bracelet with a layer of black on the inside and a layer of cream or ivory on the outside, with geometric cutouts. The cut edges and the outer edges of the cream layer are a lighter cooler white, intentional and part of the design, as the edges are very uniform. In the style of Lea Stein jewelry. 1 1/4 inches wide and 2 9/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition with one small manufacturing flaw at on edge, pictured but not noticeable at ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1391987
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$55.00
Statement size vintage late 1960s or early 1970s French modernist earrings in goldtone metal with cascading drops with black glass rods and diamond shaped tiny charms. Clipback. Not marked but the construction and elements are characteristically French. I am listing several other pairs of earrings from the same estate. 4 inches long. Excellent condition; I found one glass rod with a small loss at one top end, this is not noticeable when worn. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255311
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Luxe vintage 1970s Givenchy long sautoir necklace in shiny goldtone metal with horsebit style links overlaid with sliding rings, giving a great kinetic effect. With Givenchy logo on the terminal tag. Lobster clasp and extender chain. 41 inches wearable length and 3/8 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 #1277837
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Stunning huge statement vintage 1970s heavy chainmaille link bracelet in goldtone metal, with a push clasp. 2 3/8 inches wide at clasp and 8 inches long. 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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301134
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$95.00
Amazing big heavy vintage 1970s or 1980s necklace with graduated beads in dark amber Lucite spaced with matte goldtone round beads and with a matching goldtone lobster clasp. The beads alternate between more opaque and more translucent. There are groups of matching faceted beads toward the ends of the necklace. 34 inches wearable length and the largest beads are 1 1/8 inches wide. Overall excellent condition; one medium bead has a small flaw, pictured, and the pattern is not quite sy...