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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1316674
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$85.00
Big statement heavy French clip earrings in sculpted goldtone metal with large faceted clear Lucite drops. 2 7/8 inches long. Very good condition with one earring having a small loss to the Lucite drops at one side point, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1280307
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$395.00
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277831
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$95.00
Glam long 1980s black poured glass beaded necklace with large and tiny opaque beads, one tiered silvertone rondelle station with brilliant Swarovski rhinestones, and silvertone lobster clasp. 60 inches long. The rondelle element is 3/4 inch long and 1/2 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 : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1258451
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$95.00
Very chic mixed materials big clip earrings in dark silvertone metal openwork with large clear Lucite faceted drops. Probably French. Not marked but I am selling a signed French necklace by Monette Paris with the same stamped metal mountings, also with clear Lucite. 3 1/4 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1207583
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$175.00
Luxe long dark drama wired glass beaded necklace with a large pendant in black japanned or enameled metal with brilliant rhinestones surrounding a large asymmetrically faceted peach champagne glass center stone. The beads are wired in matching black metal, and the clasp is a matching black metal small lobster clasp. C 1990. The glass beaded chain has opaque black beads, faceted silvery beads, and gray faceted transparent beads. 28 inches wearable length and the pendant is 3 1/2 inche...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1207575
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$175.00
Lovely necklace with black glass beads and groups of dark blue melon beads with pale blue ruffled beads, all wired in dark goldtone metal. Circa 1940, probably French. 58 inches wearable length. The large melon beads are 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. One of the small light blue flower form beads is missing a petal -- this is very hard to see and does not show when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1980 item #1207488
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$175.00
Glam long necklace with black glass faceted beads, rhinestone balls in silvertone metal, prongset, and large white acrylic faux pearls, and matching silvertone spring ring clasp. 1970s. Makes a great statement on its own; I am listing a very similar necklace which would be great to layer with this one. 43 1/4 inches wearable length and just under 3/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1207470
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Amazing statement size unique cuff bracelet in translucent gray Lucite with impressed very big brilliant strass rhinestones. Not marked but couture quality and very weighty at 125 grams. 1970s or 1980s. Great size -- 2 inches wide and 3/8 inch thick. Inside diameters are 2 1/2 inches and 2 3/8 inches. Inside circumference is 8 inches including the gap, which is 1 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. 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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169071
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$210.00
Simply adorable very chic small bag in black genuine lizard with heavy cast goldtone metal elements holding the handle. The metal elements are set with brilliant colorless rhinestones. Circa 1950 or 1960. Snap tab clasp. Pleated corners. The handle is covered in lizardskin. The inside of the lid has a mirror which is marked with maker's name and initials: BD BIENEN DAVIS. Pale peach satin lining. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long, and 3 inches deep. The handle drop is 3 inches. Excell...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1166383
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$595.00
Incredible huge statement long lariat necklace by the Italian fashion house Moschino, with a heavy dark blue silk cord terminating in two very large tassels made from Italian poured glass drops or beads in palest gray lavender, on engraved chains in dark goldtone metal, held in large caps of dark goldtone metal. Marked MOSCHINO and MADE IN ITALY on the attached metal hang tag. Also with original paper label marked MOSCHINO BIJOUX. The Moschino label was created in 1983 by the late Fr...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1166360
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$395.00
Amazing huge weighty clear Lucite bangles with bands of prong set very large brilliant strass rhinestones. One has a square center element. Circa 1990, probably French, from the same estate as the strass hair clips I am listing, which are marked Made in France. The bangles are solid squared off slice style. Great size -- 2 1/2 inches inside diameter, 3/4 inch wide and 3/4 inch thick. Overall excellent condition. The bangle with the center element has some light surface crazing causin...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1103039
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$195.00
Beautiful large bracelet in black finished metal with detailed engraving in a Gothic medieval style, with white enameling simulating small pearls. Marked ROCHAS. Slide clasp. Circa 1990. The fashion house of Rochas Paris was founded in 1925 by Marcel Rochas. 7 inches wearable length. 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1950 item #1043866
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$545.00
Fabulous articulated bracelet in silvertone rhodium plated white metal / pot metal with large and small square emerald cut invisibly set blue openback unfoiled glass stones and tiny colorless strass stones. Examples of this type of French bracelet are pictured in "European Designer Jewelry" by Ginger Moro. Slide clasp with safety chain. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches. 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Some colorless stones are dark but all are better than the photos depict. Some s...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #985407
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$195.00
Stunning statement bangle in opaque black resin decorated with soft clear plastic threads "stitched" through the resin. Unattributed, but probably European. Circa 1980 or 1990. I am selling a very similar bangle in orange resin. This is a big piece and best worn over a long sleeved sweater or T shirt, or pushed up the forearm stacked with other bangles. 1 1/4 inches wide (sideways) and 3/4 inch thick. The inner inside diameter is 2 5/8 inches and the outer inside diameter is 3 inches. Ex...