modemodern vintage and antique jewelry accessories and decorative arts
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1244623
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$745.00
Beautiful antique gold ring with turquoise stones cut and fitted around a center riviere of mine cut diamonds which are set in what looks like silver. Late 19th century, with tiny marks on the outside of the shank that look like French marks, pictured but very difficult to photograph. Tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. Ring size 5 1/2 to 5 3/4. The top is 3/4 inch long and just under 3/8 inch wide. Excellent original condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1930 item #1244622
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$1195.00
Sumptuous long antique 1920s jade bead sautoir necklace. I am also listing a matching bracelet from the same estate. 119 grams. 90 beads hand knotted with matching green thread. All beads are 9mm. Gold filled clasp is marked 1/20 12K. Wearable length is 38 inches. 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. One bead has a hairline that can be felt on the surface, pictured, but it is completely stable. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1930 item #1244621
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$295.00
Beautiful 1920s bracelet with jade beads strung on a fine goldtone metal chain with matching spring ring clasp. I am also listing a matching necklace from the same estate. All beads are 9mm. It weighs 19 grams. Wearable length is 7 1/8 inches. 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1244620
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$165.00
Early necklace of very finely detailed hand painted porcelain beads, with a black ground painted with white, green, blue, and tiny accents of orange or oxblood. Dark goldtone filigree box slide clasp. Hand knotted with dark blue thread. Circa 1930. The beads may be older. The beads are 11mm. Wearable length is 24 1/2 inches. 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1244619
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Stunning very unusual vintage 1970s pendant necklace in antiqued heavy cast goldtone metal, in the form of a crocodile with articulated links, suspended from a large ring with scale pattern texture, on a double chain with spring ring clasp. The crocodile has opaque black glass stones as eyes. Top designer quality, possibly French. Great size -- the pendant is 7 1/2 inches long including the ring. Wearable length is 17 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1244618
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$75.00
Chic vintage 1970s clip earrings in shiny goldtone metal with 9 strands of engraved chain suspending faux Roman coins, with matching coins at the tops. These have a very French look. Top couture quality. Nice size -- 3 1/4 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1244617
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$125.00
Fabulous statement size vintage 1970s sculpted black Lucite cuff bracelet, in the style of Patricia Von Musulin. 1 3/4 inches wide at widest point, 3/4 inch thick, and 6 3/4 inches inside circumference, including the gap, which is 1 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1930 item #1244259
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$445.00
Beautiful circa 1920 genuine translucent honey amber faceted graduated bead necklace hand knotted with original matching thread, with openwork honeycomb form 14KT gold tiny box slide clasp. Clasp is marked 14K very faintly. The necklace weighs 37 grams. Faint age related crazing in many of the beads. All are completely stable with no cracks, chips etc. 36 1/2 inches long and 5/8 inch wide. Largest center bead is 15mm. Smallest beads are 8mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1244257
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Spectacular hand made 1960s modernist organic sculptural necklace in bronze or brass in an asymmetrical design with bezel set cabochon semi precious stones set on branches among leaf form elements with articulated links and hook clasp. The stones include onyx, rose quartz, chrysoprase, rock crystal, and red agate. The metal has an aged finish. Wearable length is 16 inches and the center drops 5 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1980 item #1244254
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Glam tribal statement necklace with genuine black sponge coral branches with finely detailed sterling silver chain terminating in a sterling bee form charm and lobster clasp. 1970s. Clasp is marked 925. The bee is very detailed and three dimensional. The coral branches make a beautiful ruffled bib when worn. 21 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1243768
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Exceptional fabulous French asymmetrical necklace with two strands of metal links and three stations with very big green foiled baroque shaped glass beads mounted in filigree caps with brilliant rhinestone rondelle spacers, and repousse rings at each end. Oversized spring ring clasp with larger repousse ring. Circa 1950 or possibly earlier. Weighty and substantial and all elements are very ornate and beautifully made and detailed...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243765
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$225.00
Beautiful vintage 1970s three strand marbled glass beaded necklace with all beads wired in dark brass tone metal with box slide clasp with matching glass stone, with shiny goldtone metal spacers. I am also listing coordinating French glass earrings from the same estate. Wearable length is 29 1/2 inches on the inside strand and the center drops about 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243763
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Vintage 1970s drop clip earrings in iridescent transparent purple glass mounted in dark brass tone metal. Marked MADE IN FRANCE. The drops have embedded brass wire and hang from fine brass chains. I am also listing a coordinating French glass necklace from the same estate. 2 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243758
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$195.00
Fabulous long heavy 1960s or 1970s French glass based faux pearl sautoir from the same estate as the Rousselet attributed necklaces I am listing. Beige pearls with briolette faceted glass beads and small goldtone spacers. Continuous strand. 40 inches long and the large baroque pearls are 5/8 inch long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243757
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$195.00
Beautiful 1960s or 1970s French necklace and matching earrings with gorgeous heavy baroque gray and white glass based pearls, dark goldtone metal, and brilliant strass stones inset into rondelles. Possibly by Rousselet. The earrings have French open wire clip backs and the necklace has a French screw barrel clasp. I am also listing a similar French set from the same estate. 15 1/2 inches wearable length and 5/8 inch wide at center. Earrings are 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243755
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$95.00
Lovely 1960s or 1970s French necklace and matching earrings with pinkish beige glass based faux pearls, goldtone metal rings, and rings constructed from prong set rhinestones wired together. Dark goldtone metal mounted. Clip backs and spring ring clasp. I am also listing a similar French set from the same estate. Possibly by Rousselet. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and 1/2 inch wide. Earrings are 2 1/4 inches long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243746
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$85.00
1970s drop clip earrings with peach faux pearls and brilliant glass navette stones and small stones mounted on a Lucite back. Marked MISTAR BIJOUX, which I believe was a French or Italian company. 2 1/4 inches long and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243744
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$95.00
Glam multi strand torsade by the very rare maker Sandor. Circa 1970. Faux pearls with French crimped metal spacers and a box slide clasp made out of a goldtone English coin picturing a young Elizabeth II. Marked SANDOR. 17 inches wearable length and 1/2 inch wide. Very good condition with some verdigris on the metal beads, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.