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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277849
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$545.00
Stunning statement vintage 1970s French necklace with five strands of poured glass beads in translucent jewel tones, marbled topaz, and opaque carnelian, with repousse flower decorated dark goldtone metal beads, chains, and openwork terminals with a French screw barrel clasp. Very weighty and substantial. Wearable length on inside strand is 30 inches and the center drops about 4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1277847
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$125.00
Very unusual beautiful vintage 1960s clip earrings with brilliant rhinestones set in goldtone metal, and turquoise Lucite molded curved elements simulating Persian turquoise. 3 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277843
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$165.00
Big fabulous statement vintage 1970s Carol Dauplaise long necklace with large faceted opaque black glass beads and huge disk shaped translucent red briolette faceted beads held with dark brass chains. Marked DAUPLAISE at the clasp. Weighty and substantial. 33 1/2 inches wearable length. The red glass elements are just over 1 1/8 inches wide and 1/2 inch deep. Excellent condition with slight stretch to the string. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1900 item #1277842
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$545.00
Stunning antique Victorian gold mounted banded agate bead necklace with matching oval drop. Mid to late 19th century. The original metal mounting and spring ring clasp with jump ring test positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The necklace has been professionally restrung with soft golden brown silk thread with decorative hand knotting between the beads. 17 1/4 inches wearable length. The pendant is 1 3/4 inches long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277839
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Gorgeous huge vintage 1970s three strand bracelet in antiqued goldtone metal with black openback unfoiled stones that feel like Lucite, held in ornate Byzantine style "cages." In the French style; I've seen Dominique Aurientis jewelry with this same type of motif and stone setting. Great size -- 2 3/8 inches wide and 7 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277837
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$195.00
Stunning huge statement vintage 1970s heavy chainmaille link bracelet in goldtone metal, with a push clasp. 2 3/8 inches wide at clasp and 8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277836
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$195.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277835
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$245.00
Big statement vintage circa 1970 signed Lanvin necklace with a large goldtone pendant with a silvertone center element, on a heavy goldtone chain with spring ring clasp. Marked LANVIN PARIS. The pendant is 3 1/8 inches long and the snake chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition with some very slight loss to the goldtone finish at the edges of the pendant, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1277834
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$145.00
Fabulous very big vintage 1920s Art Deco beaded necklace strung on a chain, with very large yellow citrine faceted glass beads and clear beads which are probably rock crystal. The white gold clasp is marked 14K and tests positive for 14KT gold. The chain does not test positive for gold, and is probably sterling silver. Very heavy for its size at 189 grams. Wearable length is 33 1/2 inches. The citrine glass beads are 5/8 inch or 15mm wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1277832
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$245.00
Very big 1960s signed Nettie Rosenstein goldtone drop pendant on matching thin chain, in fabulous 18th century style with clear rhinestones and opaque turquoise or aqua Lucite simulating Persian turquoise. Marked NETTIE ROSENSTEIN. Also can be worn as a brooch. 3 1/4 inches long and 2 3/4 inches wide. The chain is 16 inches long. 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 : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1940 item #1277829
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$645.00
Lovely Art Deco pools of light necklace circa 1920 or 1930, made from 19 genuine rock crystal orbs, undrilled, held in silver plated brass tone wire, with a beautiful openwork flower motif slide clasp also in brass tone metal, with brass tone connecting jump rings. Guaranteed genuine rock crystal; images viewed through the orbs are shown upside down and backwards. The metal on the wires holding the rock crystal orbs is mostly still silver plated with some slight loss of plating...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1980 item #1277828
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$195.00
Beautiful vintage necklace, probably Italian, in sterling silver, with very ornate and well detailed two sided charms or drops in the form of Roman or Greek coins. Marked 925. It weighs 40 grams. 37 inches wearable length. The large drops are 3/4 inch wide and the small drops are 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1265770
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Beautiful pair of similar 1920s very large Art Deco lead crystal graduated beaded long necklaces, to layer or wear separately. All beads are glass. One has geometric shaped beads hand knotted in a continuous strand. The other has faceted round beads and a sterling silver filigree clasp marked STERLING. Each has a wearable length of 32 inches. The round beads are 5/8 inch at center and the geometric beads are just over 5/8 inch at center...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1262740
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Rare early vintage Joseff of Hollywood heavy double chain Byzantine or Etruscan revival ornate necklace in dark antiqued goldtone metal with hook clasp. 1940s. Marked JOSEFF HOLLYWOOD. Joseff jewelry was designed and made for costuming in top Hollywood movies in the 30s through the 60s, and also sold to consumers in exclusive stores such as Nieman Marcus...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1262739
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Gorgeous vintage 1970s necklace with large Gripoix poured glass marbled green beads, large silvery glass based baroque pearls, also probably Gripoix, and small black glass spacers with ornate dark goldtone metal caps, and matching wire twist hook clasp. Possibly French. 18 1/2 inches wearable length and 3/4 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. A couple of small spots of verdigris, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1262738
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Chic early vintage Kenneth Jay Lane Chinoiserie style necklace in antiqued cast goldtone metal with a very detailed dimensional Chinese dragon with matching metal drops and green Peking glass drops simulating jade. The pendant slides along a matching chain with spring ring clasp. Late 1960s or early 1970s. Marked KENNETH LANE. Wearable length is 24 inches and the pendant drops 4 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.