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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1910 item #1207458
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$195.00
Antique genuine carved tortoise shell bypass bangle in the form of stylized snake heads. 1900 to 1910, pre-ban. About 1 inch wide at center from each tip, and the inside diameters are 2 inches and just under 2 3/8 inches. There is some slight give to put it on and it will fit over a medium sized hand. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. This item must be shipped inside the United States.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1940 item #1277824
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Gorgeous vintage translucent rich dark genuine cherry amber necklace with graduated round beads. 1930s. Tested with acetone. It weighs 27 grams. The largest center bead is 13mm and the smallest beads are 6mm. Wearable length is 19 1/8 inches. 1/2 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. It has been professionally restrung with the original matching amber screw barrel clasp. One bead has a small depression, pictured. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1169063
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$195.00
Glittering black glass microbeaded box bag with a tortoise Lucite top and dark brass hardware, and heavy black glass beaded handle. Black satin lining and snap close. 1940s. These bags are fabulous headturners. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long and 3 1/2 inches deep. The handle drop is 5 1/2 inches. Overall excellent condition. No losses to beaded exterior. There is a very very faint hairline in the Lucite at the clasp, not visible at a short distance. There is black discoloration inside,...
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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1177155
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$145.00
Big statement making fabulous vintage 1940s round box bag beaded in brilliant glittering iridescent peacock blue vitrail glass micro beads, with a soft flexible beaded strap. The beads are very high quality and are cut on every side. The beading is softly ruched or gathered around the sides of the bag. The top lifts off and has a mirror inside. With fabric Saks Fifth Avenue label sewn on the black grosgrain fabric lining. Excellent condition with no losses to beading. The mirror is ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229144
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$65.00
Beautiful brooch in silvertone metal with brilliant strass stones and a large glass based baroque pearl that looks French. 1960s. I've added the hand knotted glass based fauux pearl necklace so the brooch can also be worn as an enhancer. The brooch is 1 1/2 inches by 2 nches. The necklace is 58 inches long and the beads are 7mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229076
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$55.00
Heavy vintage 1960s long necklace with large polished oblong agate bloodstone stations along goldtone link chain. Spring ring clasp. 45 1/2 inches long. Largest stone is 1 3/8 inches long and 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1277830
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$45.00
Glittering vintage 1960s clip earrings in silvertone metal with long marquise opaque glass silver prong set rhinestones, vitrail finished glass beads, and large acrylic faux pearls with brilliant rhinestones in silvertone metal. Marked LEWIS SEGAL. Nice size -- 2 7/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229157
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$45.00
Fun cool very unusual big drop clip earrings with creamy white papier mache balls studded with faux pearls, and silvertone chains and tops. I am also listing a similar pair in cream from the same estate. 1960s. 2 7/8 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1207485
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$145.00
Unusual very big vintage late 1960s necklace in silvertone metal with colorless prongset rhinestones with tiers of large acrylic pearls with crown shaped setting also with prongset rhinestones. Great very modern looking statement. With hook clasp with rhinestone and matching pearl at opposite end. 18 inches wearable length and the center drops 6 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229156
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$45.00
Fun cool very unusual big drop clip earrings with green papier mache balls studded with faux pearls, and dark brass tone clip tops. I am also listing a similar pair in cream from the same estate. 1960s. 2 1/8 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : 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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1078459
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$165.00
Vintage wide Lucite bangle in a fabulous color combination: turquoise, chartreuse, and black. Circa 1970. Seamless polished Lucite with the three colors invisibly laminated together. Nice size -- 1 1/2 inches wide, 1/4 inch thick, and 2 9/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. 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 : 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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325337
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$85.00
Gorgeous vintage 1970s necklace with poured glass beads in blue and green, all wired in silvertone metal with a sterling silver clasp. With large and small round beads, and very large "ruffled" beads in blue and green together. 45 1/2 inches wearable length and the large beads are 1 1/8 inches by 1 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. 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 ...