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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1305340
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$245.00
Stunning 1920s Chinese export Art Deco long drop earrings with screw backs, in gold washed sterling silver with carved carnelian bi or pi disks, and very detailed repousee foo dogs at the tops. I am also listing a similar bracelet from the same estate. Marked CHINA, SILVER, and also marked with a horse form hallmark. Together they weigh 12 grams. 3 inches long and 1 1/16 inch wide. The carnelian disks are 27mm. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1305339
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$345.00
Beautiful 1920s Chinese export Art Deco bracelet in gold washed sterling silver with four carved carnelian bi or pi disks mounted in pronged settings, with a box slide hidden clasp. I am also listing a similar pair of earrings from the same estate. Marked CHINA, SILVER, and also marked with a horse form hallmark. The carnelian stations are connected by chains with fine engraved decoration. It weighs 24 grams. Wearable length is 7 3/8 inches. 1 inch wide...
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. Not marked as is traditional with older Native American jewelry but the metal tests positive for at least 900 silver. As found with dark aged finish on the silver beads. 24 inches wearable length and approximately 3/4 inch wide at center. 92 grams. Excellent condition...
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 : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1940 item #1288106
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$195.00
Very beautiful vintage 1930s or 1940s Art Deco long necklace with graduated genuine amethyst faceted beads hand knotted on matching pale lavender thread, with a gold washed sterling silver filigree clasp. Clasp is marked STERLING. The beads have gorgeous slightly variegated color. The color is slightly warmer than the photos show. It weighs 55 grams. Nice size -- 39 inches wearable length and the beads range in size from 6mm to 9mm. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #1288105
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$195.00
Gorgeous unusual early long tasseled sautoir necklace, probably Italian, with faux amber early plastic beads in different shapes, mounted in what appears to be a combination of low grade silver and silver plated filigree wirework and repousse floral design elements. Circa 1910 or 1920. Very detailed and ornate mountings with fine connecting chains and matching spring ring clasp. Great size -- wearable length is 34 inches. The tassel pendant drops an additional 7 inches. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1940 item #1288104
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$645.00
Lovely Art Deco pools of light necklace circa 1920 or 1930, made from 14 genuine rock crystal orbs, undrilled, held in sterling silver wire, with dainty decorative connecting links, and a hook close...
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 : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1258739
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Stunning fabulous vintage 1930s Art Deco sterling silver riviere necklace with brilliant glittering aquamarine glass stones in openback bezel settings with prongs in the front. The stones have pointed backs. The spring ring clasp is marked STERLING. 15 inches wearable length. The stones and settings are just under 3/8 inch wide, or 8mm. There are 34 stones. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1980 item #1250254
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Spectacular statement size vintage 1970s necklace with very large Chinese turquoise beads and smaller turquoise beads accented with red, salmon, and angel skin coral beads, translucent beads which are probably serpentine, silver repousse butterfly form beads, and a large centerpiece with a carved hardstone element mounted in silver set with turquoise and coral cabochons. The large carved oblong stone is possibly jade, or possibly another hardstone such as serpentine. It may be older ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243719
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Early vintage Givenchy Art Deco revival modernist necklace in silvertone metal with black enameling, with Givenchy G logos. Spring ring clasp. 20 inches wearable length and the center drops 3 1/4 inches. Excellent condition with some slight age related wear on the enameling, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1920 item #1229180
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Stunning early Art Deco sterling silver bracelet with large emerald cut prong set glass stones, openbacked and unfoiled, signed H&H Sterling, with a star hallmark. This is the mark of Hamilton & Hamilton Jr., of Providence, Rhode Island, in business from approximately 1896 to 1915. This piece is probably from 1910 - 1915. Box slide clasp with two matching smaller stones, set perpendicular to the larger stones. Just under 3/8 inch wide and 6 7/8 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Displa...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1920 item #1229177
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Beautiful glittering sterling silver 1920s Art Deco bracelet with square cut openback unfoiled stones which are either lead crystal paste glass or rock crystal, prong set in frames with very soft repousse decoration on the backs. Early spring ring clasp made with a collar instead of a thumb tab. Clasp is marked STERLING. 6 3/4 inches wearable length and 1/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1910 item #1229130
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Beautiful antique 18th century style gold washed silver Italian drop necklace with flower basket, or giardinetti, "little garden," motif. Circa 1900, marked ITALY, and tests positive for at least 800 silver. Wearable length is 19 inches. Center drops 2 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1910 item #1229127
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Three matching antique Chinese sterling silver mounted dark reed or rattan bangle bracelets with repousse designs, all from the same estate. Circa 1900. Not marked. Overall excellent condition. The silver elements are held in place by tiny brass nails. There appear to be two nails missing. One is on a center element, where one of the two nails is missing, and one is on an end element. The silver pieces are secure. Each bangle is approximately 2 1/2 inches inside diameter and 1/4 inch wide/thick....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1950 item #1207445
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Beautiful vintage circa 1940 Chinese export drop screwback earrings in gilt/gold washed silver filigree, with blue enameling and genuine carnelian cabochons. Not marked. 2 1/4 inches long and 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #1148566
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Iconic sterling silver buckle in the form of a toad, on genuine American alligator belt, by Coty and CFDA award winning designer Barry Kieselstein-Cord, who is known for his figural animal jewelry and accessories. The Texas Toad is one of his signature animal representations. Marked B. KIESELSTEIN-CORD, 1991, USA, and STERLING. The belt is marked BARRY KIESELSTEIN-CORD NEW YORK and GENUINE AMERICAN ALLIGATOR. The buckle is 3 1/4 inches long, 1 1/2 inches wide and 1 inch deep and can accommod...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1148561
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Beautifully detailed sterling silver alligator form clip earrings by Coty and CFDA award winning designer Barry Kieselstein-Cord, who is known for his figural animal jewelry and accessories. The alligator is one of his signature animal representations. 1998. Marked B. KIESELSTEIN-CORD, 1998, 925 STERLING, and with his signature moon and star. With omega clips which could easily be converted to pierced. With original dust bag. Made in an opposing design. 7/8 inch by just over 3/4 inch. Ex...