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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1316667
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Chic statement 1980s clipback modernist sunburst earrings in goldtone metal with big opaque green glass cabochon stones in rope twist settings. The sunbursts have decorative hammered detail. Marked PHILIPPE FERRANDIS PARIS. 2 1/8 inches in diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1316666
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Chic vintage modernist asymmetrical necklace in hammered goldtone metal links with lobster clasp. 1980s. Marked CECILE JEANNE PARIS. Great easy to wear piece for day or evening. 15 1/2 inches wearable length and the longest drop is 6 1/2 inches long. A medium weight piece at 76 grams. 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 : 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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301134
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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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297706
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Stunning very big signed Monies bib drop necklace in wood with a gold finish, strung and hand knotted on black leather, with asymmetrical drops, and a toggle close. Late 1980s or 1990s. Marked MONIES. From the same estate as the other Monies pieces I am listing. Great size -- 19 inches wearable length and the drop is 6 inches. Excellent condition. One bead on the inside strand has some loss to the gold finish on one side, pictured but the necklace can be worn so that this does not sh...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297692
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1980s or early 1990s unsigned carved horn necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies Copenhagen, with five strands of oblong flat beads and a large heavy toggle clasp. Not marked but distinctively and guaranteed Monies, as collectors will recognize. Monies pieces were and are sometimes only marked with paper hang tags. From the same estate as the other Monies pieces I am listing. 16 1/2 inches wearable length on inside strand and 4 1/2 inches wide. This will fit pretty closely around the...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1297688
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Great statement vintage 1970s Etruscan style necklace with faux ivory resin beads and heavy cast goldtone mountings, with a large pendant with lion heads and bead drops. Not signed but the style and quality of Les Bernard and KJL jewelry. Spring ring clasp. 24 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 1/2 inches. Excellent condition with two beads with small manufacturing flaws, toward the clasp of the necklace, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1294681
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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 : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1294680
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Big statement size 1980s Napier articulated bracelet in slightly matte heavy cast goldtone metal with a hammered effect finish, in the form of rounded studs, with foldover clasp. Marked NAPIER on the back of the clasp and on each end on the back. Substantial at 124 grams. Great size -- 1 7/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition and appears never worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1940 item #1292914
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From the same estate, a gorgeous pair of green poured glass necklaces with graduated beads simulating Indian moghul emeralds, with early box clasps. 1930s, French. The glass beads are made by Gripoix. Shorter necklace is 15 3/4 inches long and longer necklace is 18 1/2 inches long. Drop for the two is about 2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1292813
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Chic glam modernist six strand necklace in matte sculpted silvertone metal with blue gray Lucite beads, all wired, with toggle clasp, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. It has a great feature -- one section of three strands is detachable with lobster clasps, to allow it to be worn two different ways. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drop is about 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1292811
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Super chic modernist cuff bracelet in matte goldtone sculpted metal with luminous mirrored Lucite cabochon stones, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. 1 3/8 inches wide. For a slightly small wrist -- inside circumference is 6 3/4 inches, including the gap, which is 1 inch. 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 : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280310
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From France, fabulous Balenciaga necklace in sculpted goldtone metal with briolette faceted colorless glass drops in ornate dogtooth caps. 1980s. Probably a Robert Goossens design. Marked BALENCIAGA EDITION on the heavy hook clasp. The heavy oblong reeded links are twisted to create additional dimension. The links are individually soldered together. It has a slightly asymmetrical design: spaced along the necklace at intervals of two, four, and six links are links with groups of four, fiv...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1280307
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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 ...