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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 : 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 : Pre 1990 item #1330331
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Amazing very big statement vintage 1980s French plastic necklace with black and white laminated and finely textured plastic beads, a marbled center pendant, large and small goldtone metal fluted beads, and matching clip earrings. Great size -- 29 inches wearable length and the pendant drops 4 inches. The earrings are 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition with one slight dark spot on one metal fluted bead, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show det...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1325351
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$295.00
Fabulous big statement Gerda Lynggaard Monies 11 strand necklace with variegated colors of small round horn beads with horn clasp. I am also listing a matching bracelet from the same estate. Not marked but guaranteed Monies. Many signed examples of this group of Monies jewelry, with matching clasps and beads, can be found online. Great size -- 24 inches wearable length at the inside strand and the center drops about 6 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enl...
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 : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1318843
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$225.00
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with shell heishe beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 26 inches long and 7/8 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1318842
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$125.00
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with onyx beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 19 1/4 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : 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 #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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1318830
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Chic super heavy and substantial vintage 1980s curb or moto chain belt in shiny goldtone metal with two hooks for draping, in the style of the iconic Chanel chain belts. Also can be worn as a necklace. Great size -- 52 inches total length and 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1316691
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Spectacular very big vintage 1980s French modernist bracelet with heavy cast goldtone metal links set with jewel toned resin cabochons in many gorgeous colors, with toggle clasp. Weighty and substantial at 128 grams. From an estate with several French pieces. Great size -- 2 1/2 inches wide and 7 1/2 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1316690
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Gorgeous very big 1980s Yves Saint Laurent modernist clip earrings, designed by Robert Goossens, who has designed jewelry for decades YSL, Chanel, and other couture houses. In goldtone metal with big translucent green poured resin stones. Marked YSL on the backs of the clips, and MADE IN FRANCE (rather illegibly) on the backs of the tops. I had these earrings in red, with the matching necklace, several years ago. 3 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged ...
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 1990 item #1316681
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Early vintage signed Monies necklace with four strands of graduated carved horn beads in variegated colors, with matching hook clasp. The beads are strung on monofilament. Marked MONIES and GERDA LYNGGAARD on the attached metal tag. 21 1/2 inches wearable length on inside strand. Outside strand is 27 1/2 inches. Drops 4 inches at center. Excellent condition with naturally occurring surface texture on many of the beads. Slight extra length to strands not visible when worn. Display form is life si...
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 : 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.