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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297706
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$625.00
Stunning very big signed Monies bib drop necklace in wood with a gold finish, strung and hand knotted on black leather, with asymmetrical drops, and a toggle close. Late 1980s or 1990s. Marked MONIES. From the same estate as the other Monies pieces I am listing. Great size -- 19 inches wearable length and the drop is 6 inches. Excellent condition...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1297704
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$145.00
Stunning very well made 1980s or 1990s unsigned couture bracelet in goldtone metal, black Lucite, and strass stones, with nautical links of the style used in Gucci jewelry. Safety flip clasp. The metal links are made with decorative openwork backs. Unusual construction. Wearable length is 8 1/2 inches. 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1297701
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$85.00
Gorgeous clip earrings in goldtone metal with brilliant Swarovski crystal rhinestones in square cut and round shapes, by the couture jewelry maker Jarin Kasi. Her work is sold in high end stores and frequently used in fashion editorial content in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Marked JARIN on the clip backs. Just under 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition with one tiny spot of loss to goldtone finish on one corner, not visible at a short distance. All stones are brilliant...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1297700
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$145.00
Fabulous huge statement 1980s or 1990s heavy hinged bangle cuff bracelet in goldtone metal with brilliant pave Swarovski rhinestones. Top couture quality. Magnetic snap clasp. 1 3/4 inches wide and inside diameters are 2 3/8 inches each way. Excellent condition with some slight flaws or bubbles on the goldtone metal back, not noticeable at a short distance. All stones are brilliant. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297699
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Huge statement 1980s or 1990s unsigned couture Lucite necklace with large shaped beads hand knotted with blue silk cord and lobster clasp. From the same estate as the Monies Lucite earrings and necklaces I am listing. 21 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 1/2 inches by 1 1/8 inches at center. Most of the beads are very slightly champagne in color; one or two are slightly pinker. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1297695
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Big vintage 1980s or 1990s signed Monies teardrop shaped clip earrings in clear Lucite. Marked MONIES on the backs. 2 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297692
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1980s or early 1990s unsigned carved horn necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies Copenhagen, with five strands of oblong flat beads and a large heavy toggle clasp. Not marked but distinctively and guaranteed Monies, as collectors will recognize. Monies pieces were and are sometimes only marked with paper hang tags. From the same estate as the other Monies pieces I am listing. 16 1/2 inches wearable length on inside strand and 4 1/2 inches wide...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1297691
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$65.00
Vintage 1990s signed Barrera large clip earrings in heavy goldtone metal with a beautiful antiqued hammered finish. Marked BARRERA. By Jose and Maria Barrera for the couture collection which is sold in high end stores such as Nieman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. 1 1/4 inches long, 1 1/2 inches front to back, and 3/4 inch side to side. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1297688
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$125.00
Great statement vintage 1970s Etruscan style necklace with faux ivory resin beads and heavy cast goldtone mountings, with a large pendant with lion heads and bead drops. Not signed but the style and quality of Les Bernard and KJL jewelry. Spring ring clasp. 24 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 1/2 inches. Excellent condition with two beads with small manufacturing flaws, toward the clasp of the necklace, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1297685
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$95.00
1980s or 1990s signed Monies modernist carved bone clip back earrings. Marked MONIES on the backs. 2 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1295060
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Very long antique Chinese necklace with Baltic amber beads, some carved, in dark butterscotch and cognac colors. Guaranteed genuine natural amber. The beads are mostly opaque. The color is dark orange to dark cognac. Smooth round beads are spaced with larger carved beads along the strand, which is hand knotted, with a goldtone filigree clasp. This piece has probably been restrung with the newer clasp in the last 20 or 30 years. The beads are early 20th century, probably originally prayer beads...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1294724
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Outstanding very big vintage Santo Domingo necklace with a double strand of turquoise free form beads and spiny oyster heishe beads, and two large jaclas with turquoise heishe beads and cream stone beads. With the original stringing done in the traditional manner, on heavy string with some ends visible. Collectors may wish to preserve this but it could certainly be restrung. Wearable length is 26 inches. The jaclas drop 5 inches. 286 grams. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1294723
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$195.00
Outstanding vintage 1960s or earlier Native American necklace, probably Navajo, with large graduated free form green turquoise beads and silver beads known as Navajo pearls, with a silver hook and eye clasp...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1294681
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$345.00
Fabulous luxe big statement 1980s French long sautoir necklace in antiqued slightly matte goldtone metal with double link chain, faux Byzantine coins, double sided, and large poured resin beads in pale yellow and pale lavender, simulating barbaric carved citrine and amethyst stone beads. Marked JACKY DE G PARIS on metal tag. The beads have cast metal ornate caps in the same style as the coins. Continuous strand with no clasp. Long enough to be worn doubled as shown. Substantial at 133 gr...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1294680
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$195.00
Big statement size 1980s Napier articulated bracelet in slightly matte heavy cast goldtone metal with a hammered effect finish, in the form of rounded studs, with foldover clasp. Marked NAPIER on the back of the clasp and on each end on the back. Substantial at 124 grams. Great size -- 1 7/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition and appears never worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1292942
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Very beautiful antique English Victorian or Edwardian dainty choker length necklace with natural undyed salmon coral beads and a 9 karat gold mounted matching pendant with a carved coral rose surmounting a coral teardrop. The pendant slides along the strand. Marked 9C on the gold mounting of the pendant. The clasp is new 14 karat gold, and the necklace has been professionally restrung, as the spring ring of the clasp was missing (the original gold jump ring was there, but the entire clasp has be...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292918
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$375.00
Stunning very big and heavy 1980s French bracelet in cast goldtone metal in a rope form, with hollow charms in the form of hazelnuts (noisettes) and acorns, with toggle clasp. From France. With construction and elements which are found on Chanel jewelry. Great size -- width with large charms is 2 3/8 inches and wearable length is about 9 inches, which is needed because of the width and thickness of the links. Excellent condition with one small spot of finish loss on one small charm, not noticeab...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1292917
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$295.00
1980s necklace by Jean Louis Scherrer in goldtone metal with large ball bead chains and a centerpiece with a large coin form element and an aqua resin stone. Hook clasp. Marked SCHERRER PARIS, and MADE IN FRANCE. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches and center width is 1 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.