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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1369009
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s signed Chanel long sautoir necklace in heavy cast goldtone metal with lozenge shaped stations and double sided stations set with hexagonal brilliant strass rhinestones, with chains, and oversized spring ring clasp. The lozenges and strass stations are made in signature Chanel matelasse, or quilt, pattern. Marked CHANEL MADE IN FRANCE with Chanel logo on the rolled logo cartouche. Heavy and substantial. The quilt pattern stations are solid cast metal. 35 inches wearable len...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1368948
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Gorgeous vintage 1940s or 1950s French five strand bracelet with glittering pink faceted glass bezel set open back unfoiled pointed back stones and glass based faux baroque pearls mounted in goldtone metal with an early oversized spring ring clasp with a thumb collar rather than a tab. Excellent condition with two small losses to two pearls, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Slight wear to the goldtone finish at the clasp is also pictured but again not noticeable when worn. Display form is ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1368947
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Gorgeous very heavy and substantial vintage 1980s bracelet in cast goldtone metal, with articulated links and foldover clasp, in a modernist style. It has a slight curved shape to allow it to drape properly on the wrist. It weighs 163 grams. Great size -- 2 inches wide and 7 3/4 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368946
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$125.00
Gorgeous vintage 1980s couture quality long sautoir necklace with purple poured glass beads and glass based faux baroque pearls wired with heavy goldtone stations, in Renaissance style. Continuous strand with no clasp. Long enough to wear doubled as shown. Excellent condition and appears rarely or never worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368945
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$95.00
Chic big statement vintage 1980s long necklace with art Lucite beads in black and cream, the cream beads carved and with a resin wash. Couture hook clasp. Probably Italian. I am listing several similar necklaces from the same estate. 39 inches wearable length and 7/8 inch wide at widest points. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368944
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Chic minimalist statement size 1980s or earlier couture necklace in black Lucite with polished large beads and a matte solid bib collar, with a dark goldtone slide clasp. 21 inches wearable length adn the center drops 2 3/4 inches. Excellent condition with some very minimal marks on the matte collar, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368942
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$125.00
Gorgeous huge vintage 1980s couture necklace in black and frosted translucent Lucite with a center bead with brilliant strass rhinestones. Probably Italian. Side clasp. Great size -- 40 inches long and 1 1/8 inches at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1368939
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$95.00
Beautiful statement size vintage 1980s wide bracelet with orchid pink poured glass beads strung on fine silvertone chains and mounted in silvertone metal with decorative stations, spacer beads, and slide clasp. Possibly French. 1 1/2 inches wide and 7 3/4 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368937
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$95.00
Big statement vintage 1980s multi strand bib necklace in the style of Monies jewelry, with carved black horn beads and large painted wood beads, with horn terminals and hook clasp. 22 inches wearable length on the inside strand and the center drops about 3 inches. Excellent condition with some small losses to the horn terminals only, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368932
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Chic signed 1980s necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies with clear Lucite closure and black fabric strands, in a lariat style which can be worn several ways. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES. Wearable length is up to about 18 inches and the drop is up to about 10 inches. The clasp is 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1368931
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Beautiful 1980s wide bangle bracelet in smooth finely finished grained wood, with silver inlay in a geometric pattern. Most likely an unsigned Patricia Von Musulin. Just over 1 5/8 inches wide, 1/4 inch thick, and 2 1/2 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368930
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Chic mimimalist statement size vintage 1980s necklace with black and cream/white Lucite beads with coconut shell accents at the center. Couture S clasp. Probably Italian. The black beads have a matte finish and the cream beads are polished. The center cylindrical bead has a beige pattern of tiny speckles. 35 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368929
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$95.00
Chic statement vintage 1980s heavy necklace in dark goldtone/brasstone metal with a braided collar with ornate Renaissance style wolf head form terminals. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches, including the gap, which is 1 1/2 inches. The terminals are about 5/8 inch thick. It will bend slightly to allow it to go on and off. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1362914
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Beautiful very long vintage 1920s necklace with graduated cherry amber Bakelite faceted translucent beads, strung in a continuous strand with no clasp. Tests positive for Bakelite with Simichrome. Great size -- 62 inches wearable length. The largest center bead is 22mm by 13mm and the smallest beads are 8mm by 6mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1362912
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$65.00
Sumptuous glittering big statement vintage three strand necklace with a wide variety of French poured glass beads, and faceted translucent Lucite beads, in shades of black, topaz, and amber. Also with goldtone metal beads in a uniformly antiqued darkened finish. The smaller black faceted beads are glass, the largest ones are Lucite. Weighty and substantial. Hook clasp with extender chain, with goldtone metal. The beads are hand knotted. Great size -- 20 inches wearable length on inside strand. T...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1362863
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s four strand torsade necklace mounted in heavy cast slightly matte goldtone metal with iridescent polyhedron glass beads in a violet purple blue color that changes from warm to cool depending on the light. With Givenchy logo on metal tag at the terminal. Hook clasp. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1362862
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$65.00
Beautiful vintage 1980s long sautoir necklace by a rarely seen designer, in the style of 1920s "pools of light" necklaces, with topaz glass globes mounted in very detailed sculpted antiqued cast goldtone metal, with a matching goldtone chain. Marked MR. WE on the attached metal tag at the spring ring clasp. Very finely made and top couture quality. 47 inches wearable length and the glass stations are 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.