modemodern vintage and antique jewelry accessories and decorative arts
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1301138
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$1,195.00
Amazing vintage probably 1970s necklace with very big angel skin coral barrel shaped graduated beads in pink, salmon, and cream, with silvertone lobster clasp. Possibly Chinese. The coral is guaranteed genuine, natural, undyed, and untreated. It weighs 223 grams. It is currently securely strung on monofilament and completely wearable as is but might benefit from restringing on a softer thread. The beads have a polished finish...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301137
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$145.00
Huge statement wide vintage 1970s bracelet in antiqued cast goldtone metal with panels connected by fine chains, with granulated decoration in a paisley motif, in Etruscan or tribal style, with a box slide clasp. Great size -- 2 3/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1301136
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$345.00
Gorgeous big statement vintage 1970s or earlier Santo Domingo Native American necklace with large graduated turquoise nuggets spaced with small shell heishe beads, and with heishe beads at the ends, and with small silver wire hook clasp. It weighs 191 grams. 25 inches wearable length and the largest bead is 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition with some discoloration of the turquoise stabilizing material on a few beads toward the ends, not noticeable at a short distance...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301134
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$95.00
Amazing big heavy vintage 1970s or 1980s necklace with graduated beads in dark amber Lucite spaced with matte goldtone round beads and with a matching goldtone lobster clasp. The beads alternate between more opaque and more translucent. There are groups of matching faceted beads toward the ends of the necklace. 34 inches wearable length and the largest beads are 1 1/8 inches wide...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1301133
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$145.00
Chic vintage 1980s tribal style French necklace with a very dimensional goldtone metal mounted pendant with leopard jasper stone and faux amber fluted Lucite, on a soft dark brown wool cord with matching goldtone metal terminals and a spring ring clasp with an extender chain ending in a peach color facted glass bead. Marked FABRICE PARIS. Wearable length is 19 inches and the pendant drops 2 inches and is 7/8 inch deep. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1301132
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$125.00
Stunning very big vintage 1960s round slightly domed brooch in goldtone metal with prong set brilliant topaz and colorless rhinestones in different shapes, marked MADE IN AUSTRIA. Great size -- 3 1/8 inches in diameter. Excellent condition and all stones are brilliant. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1299219
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$295.00
Gorgeous vintage circa 1970 couture pendant necklace in dark gunmetal color, with an 18th century style pendant, double sided, with brilliant colorless strass stones and large dark red rhinestones, all set with "dogtooth" prongs, on a matching chain with spring ring clasp. Probably French. With many elements of French jewelry by Countess Cis, Cissy Zoltowska, including the dark gunmetal color, the dogtooth and crown form prong settings, and the piecrust back of the top of the pendant...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1950 item #1298457
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$845.00
Lovely vintage 1930s or 1940s genuine butterscotch egg yolk honey amber necklace with graduated oval beads and silvertone spring ring clasp. All the beads are about half opaque and half translucent. Professionally restrung on silk cord. The clasp has an early collar opening, without the thumb tab. It weighs 24.5 grams. Guaranteed genuine amber. Wearable length is 19 1/2 inches. The largest center bead is 18mm by 7mm. The smallest end beads are 10mm by 7mm...
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. Photos enlar...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1297700
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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. This will fit pretty closely around the...
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. Display form is...
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.