modemodern vintage and antique jewelry accessories and decorative arts
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...
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...
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.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292916
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$245.00
Beautiful heavy 1980s bracelet by Jean Louis Scherrer in goldtone metal with a large centerpiece with an aqua resin stone, and large ball bead chains, with hook clasp and safety chain. Marked SCHERRER, and MADE IN FRANCE. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches and width at clasp is 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1940 item #1292914
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$175.00
From the same estate, a gorgeous pair of green poured glass necklaces with graduated beads simulating Indian moghul emeralds, with early box clasps. 1930s, French. The glass beads are made by Gripoix. Shorter necklace is 15 3/4 inches long and longer necklace is 18 1/2 inches long. Drop for the two is about 2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292912
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$195.00
Stunning big and heavy vintage bracelet in cast silvertone plated metal, in the form of linked chains, with large pale silvery blue Rivoli inverted rhinestones. From France. Foldover clasp. Weighty and substantial. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches and width is 1 5/8 inches. Excellent condition with very slight loss to silver plating in one or two spots, and very slight darkening around edges to the two end stones, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1292910
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$75.00
Chic long vintage 1970s clip earrings in goldtone metal with black cabochon stones that feel like Lucite. 4 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1292817
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$145.00
Beautiful unusual early vintage Art Deco necklace with graduated Bakelite beads in very very dark cherry amber color which appears black but shows dark red at the edges with a strong light behind it. The beads are strung on a silver chain which tests positive for low grade silver. With early spring ring clasp with a thumb collar rather than a thumb tab. The beads test positive for Bakelite with Simichrome...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1292814
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$45.00
Fabulous vintage 1970s or 1980s sculptural modernist carved dark wood bangle bracelet in the style of Monies jewelry. Carved in a saucer shape with a decorative opening on one side. Very finely finished and polished. Great size -- 1 3/8 inches wide and 3/4 inch thick. Inside diameter is 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1292813
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$195.00
Chic glam modernist six strand necklace in matte sculpted silvertone metal with blue gray Lucite beads, all wired, with toggle clasp, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. It has a great feature -- one section of three strands is detachable with lobster clasps, to allow it to be worn two different ways. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drop is about 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1292811
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$175.00
Super chic modernist cuff bracelet in matte goldtone sculpted metal with luminous mirrored Lucite cabochon stones, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. 1 3/8 inches wide. For a slightly small wrist -- inside circumference is 6 3/4 inches, including the gap, which is 1 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1292809
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$95.00
Heavy couture quality vintage 1960s or 1970s modernist necklace in cast goldtone metal with a Florentined finish, with square cut black glass stones. The metal elements are strung on two fine chains to allow it to drape beautifully. Foldover clasp. Possibly an unsigned Les Bernard. Many signed Les Bernard necklaces have this same construction. Very weighty at 217 grams. Wearable length is 15 1/4 inches. 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1288587
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$195.00
Huge statement circa 1970 Renaissance revival necklace in repousse goldtone metal with festooned chains and matching tassels, with a large resin malachite green center stone. Marked NAPIER on the back of the foldover clasp. Great size -- center drops 8 1/2 inches and wearable length is 18 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288586
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$175.00
Stunning very big 1970s heavy cast goldtone metal tribal or Etruscan style pendant with poured glass beads simulating jade, on a heavy goldtone long chain with spring ring clasp. The pendant has a textured hammered finish. Great size -- pendant is 5 inches long and 3 1/2 inches wide and chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288585
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$95.00
Sumptuous long vintage 1970s glass based faux pearls necklace with stations of marbled opaque turquoise glass wired beads, in a continuous strand. The faux pearls are hand knotted. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288582
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$165.00
Circa 1970 huge statement size fantasy necklace in silvertone metal with a heavy very ornate cast metal pendant representing a mythical "North Wind" character. The chain, and the chains dropping from the pendant, have opaque turquoise glass beads. The pendant has a hook so it can be worn with another chain, as well as rings for the matching chain, which attaches with spring rings on the chain. Great size -- pendant drops 6 3/4 inches and chain is 25 inches. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288579
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$125.00
Jet set chic heavy chunky vintage 1970s necklace in slightly matte goldtone metal with five cast metal drops, including three double sided faux Roman coins, and two tribal masks, on a double chain with foldover clasp. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drops 1 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1288550
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$245.00
Gorgeous large signed Joseff brooch in Victorian Celtic style with brilliant openback unfoiled faceted glass stones in bezel settings. Marked JOSEFF. Circa 1940. 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...