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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1381407
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Gorgeous vintage circa 1990 signed Ciner leopard form hinged bangle bracelet in shiny goldtone cast metal with black enameling, green poured glass stones as eyes, and clear rhinestones. Marked CINER. With hinged spring, slide clasp, and safety catch. 1 1/8 inches wide at widest point, 3/4 inch thick, and inside diameters are 2 3/8 inches and 2 inches. Excellent condition with no losses to enamel and no visible wear to goldtone finish. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1381402
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$95.00
Set of seven vintage heavy enameled goldtone metal bangle bracelets, 1980s, four in translucent gold color enamel, two in opaque green enamel, and one in opaque brown enamel. The bangles have very detailed rope form decoration. Top couture quality. Each is just under 1/4 inch wide, 2 1/2 inches inside diameter, and grouped together they are about 1 5/8 inches wide. Excellent condition with one small loss to the goldtone finish on one of the green bangles, pictured but not noticeable at a short d...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1381401
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Fabulous early signed Monies shoulder sweeping modernist clip earrings in medium to dark brown horn, 1980s. Marked MONIES. The beads are hand knotted with matching thread. Great size -- 6.5 inches long. Excellent condition with some scratches on a few of the beads, which can be worn at the back, and is not noticeable at a short distance. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : Earrings : Contemporary item #1381394
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$45.00
Kenneth Lane pierced earrings in slightly matte goldtone metal with a hammered design, in a tribal style. With attached paper hang tag marked KENNETH LANE COUTURE COLLECTION. From an estate. I am also listing a similar necklace from the same estate. Great size -- 3 5/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371937
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Fabulous 1980s signed Monies torsade necklace with multi strands of coconut shell beads, with many attached drops in clear Lucite, pale yellow Lucite, carved coconut shell, carved wood, and also with natural seashell drops, with Monies signature style carved dark brown horn hook clasp. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES on attached metal tag. 16 inches wearable length and 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1362911
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Beautiful vintage 1930s bib necklace in dark goldtone metal with festooned chains with solid metal drops with a cross hatched design, with hook clasp. Most likely French, based on quality and construction. Substantial and very well made. No missing elements. 18 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops about 1 5/8 inches. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1357048
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$195.00
Chic big statement vintage 1960s or 1970s necklace with marbled translucent Lucite chain with drops and beads in different colors of Lucite simulating amber, and filigree beads, chains, and mesh in dark goldtone metal, with oversized spring ring clasp. Painted detail on the center drop. Probably French based on the materials and design. The drops along the sides are arranged in an asymmetrical but balanced design. Great size -- 18 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 6 1/2 inches. Exc...
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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$395.00
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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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 : 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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1316684
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$95.00
Beautiful vintage 1970s very big studio modernist necklace with hand made glazed ceramic beads strung on black silk cord. The beads are glazed in muted silver, gunmetal gray, rust, brown, and green, some with shiny surfaces and some with matte surfaces. Great size -- 28 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition with no losses to beads and some slight age related crazing on some of the beads. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1301133
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Chic vintage 1980s tribal style French necklace with a very dimensional goldtone metal mounted pendant with leopard jasper stone and faux amber fluted Lucite, on a soft dark brown wool cord with matching goldtone metal terminals and a spring ring clasp with an extender chain ending in a peach color faceted glass bead. Marked FABRICE PARIS. Wearable length is 19 inches and the pendant drops 2 inches and is 7/8 inch deep. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277836
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Stunning very very big 1970s signed Les Bernard tiered necklace in goldtone metal with Byzantine style and Roman style coins, dark silvertone beads, marbled amber Lucite beads, and transparent amber Lucite beads mounted in heavy ornate cast metal settings, with a large center cross pendant. With heavy ornate chains and hook clasp. The coins have a dark antiqued finish with touches of black. Marked LES BERNARD on the clasp and on the back of the largest coin. The Les Bernard company, now ...
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.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255301
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$75.00
1980s clip earrings in matte goldtone metal with a hammered finish, with faux coin drops, in the barbaric/Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1249202
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$445.00
Amazing huge vintage 1970s nomadic style pendant necklace with six strands of silvertone filigree wired beads with drops with opaque marbled Lucite beads in dark red, tortoise, and dark amber, with a large sculpted openwork framed hammered pendant. Hook clasp. Marked JAY FEINBERG. Stunning statement and pictures are not capturing it. 34 1/2 inches wearable length and the pendant is 5 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Metal is perfectly silvertone; other colors are reflection. Display...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1249201
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$75.00
Dark matte silvertone metal with sculpted finish and detailing. Marked OSCAR DE LA RENTA on the inside and on the clips. 1 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1243716
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Beautiful vintage 1970s clip earrings with Lucite elements simulating nephrite jade with outstanding detail. Dark goldtone clips. Probably French. 2 inches long, 1 1/8 inches front to back, and 3/4 inch side to side. Excellent condition. There is original glue showing around the metal back, but this does not show when worn. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1231352
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$55.00
Huge layered clip earrings in matte translucent marbled Lucite simulating amber. Circa 19990. 2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1229067
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$75.00
Great statement making set of three vintage 1980s Lucite bracelets simulating ivory, with faux grain, all from the same estate, channeling 1930s Art Deco Josephine Baker chic. Probably French. All are the same size: 2 1/2 inches inside diameter. 1 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1229065
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$55.00
Great set of five matched vintage 1980s Lucite bangle bracelets simulating ivory, all from the same estate. All are the same size: 2 9/16 inches inside diameter. 5/8 inch on the flat side and just under 1/4 inch thick. Together the stack is 1 1/8 inches thick. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1214698
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Lush vintage 1980s jet set chic three strand necklace with opaline glass and translucent faceted glass beads, carved bone beads, metal beads, charms, and fossil stone beads. Excellent condition. Display form is lifesize. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1207460
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Three very large graduated wood beaded necklaces, all from the same Philadelphia estate, to wear together or separately. All are strung on heavy cord in coordinating colors with matching beads at the ends of the cord. Each is 36 inches long and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1207456
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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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1207453
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Runway size vintage circa 1970 tribal style bib collar necklace in dark hammered brass with long drops and matching hook catch and extender chain. It makes an amazing couture statement. Great size -- about 15 inches inside circumference, including the gap, and can be adjusted slightly smaller or larger. The center drops 8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1207451
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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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1103028
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Very cool vintage clip drop earrings by Jay Feinberg Strongwater, in dark antiqued goldtone metal, in the form of African bronze Ashanti masks. Heavy and substantial. Marked JAY FEINBERG. 1970s. 3 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1076021
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$595.00
Fabulous 1980s signed Dominique Aurientis wood bangle with heavy goldtone metal appliques in the form of grapes and grape leaves. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. Very weighty and substantial. I am also listing a similar bangle from the same estate. Inside diameters are 2 1/2 inches and 2 3/8 inches. 7/8 inch wide and 1 inch thick. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1037201
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$295.00
Jeweled clasp bracelet made from amazing very big and heavy Lucite beads in a pale amber color which shades for a fabulous ombre effect. The designer Ugo Correani has had his own label since the 1970s, and also has designed jewelry for Valentino, Fendi, and Versace, as well as Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Lacroix. Hand knotted with matching heavy cord. Marked CORREANI and MADE ITALY. With slide clasp with faux pearls glued around a flower form design of prong set glass stones in topaz an...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1970 item #1022033
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$195.00
Beautiful creamy palest yellow ivory Bakelite bangle carved in a stylized bamboo form. Circa 1960. Tests positive for Bakelite. Super to wear alone or stack with other bangles. 7/8 inch wide, 7/16 inch thick, and 2 1/2 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. There are two scratches (shown in photo) which will not polish off but they are not noticeable at a short distance. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is lifesize.
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 : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #993748
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$395.00
Super wearable and versatile earrings in sterling with 18KT gold accents. Marked with the John Hardy JH signature initials and also marked 18K and 925. Circa 1990. Guaranteed authentic, from an estate. These have been recently professionally converted to pierced. 2 3/8 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1980 item #993743
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$165.00
Fabulous and glam clipback earrings in 900 silver with a gold wash, in Etruscan style with applied wirework and coin form drops. Marked 900. Vintage, from an estate, 1970s or earlier. 3 1/2 inches long and 1 5/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. All drops are present. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #948672
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$225.00
Amazing bangle in solid cast resin in oyster white with light beige marbling, in a classic 1970s asymmetrical molten form. Marked GIVENCHY PARIS NEW YORK on a goldtone metal plate attached to the interior. Stack with other bangles or wear alone for a stunning statement. It looks different from every angle. 1 3/8 inches wide, 1 inch thick at thickest point, and 2 916 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display forms are life size.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #946441
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$95.00
Animal prints are a top trend and this fabulous piece makes a super statement. Painted on carved translucent horn. Probably circa 1990. 1 1/2 inches wide, 1/8 inch thick, and 2 3/4 inches inside diameter (this is slightly larger than the standard 2 1/2 inches). Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #796550
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$245.00
Fabulous very unusual vintage copper cuff with inset navy blue leather. From a Philadelphia estate that had a large quantity of Arts & Crafts and Art Deco jewelry. Circa 1940. 1 1/2 inches wide and 7 1/2 inches inside diameter including the gap, which is 1 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.