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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1980 item #1244254
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Glam tribal statement necklace with genuine black sponge coral branches with finely detailed sterling silver chain terminating in a sterling bee form charm and lobster clasp. 1970s. Clasp is marked 925. The bee is very detailed and three dimensional. The coral branches make a beautiful ruffled bib when worn. 21 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243719
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$225.00
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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1910 item #1229127
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$495.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1229122
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$395.00
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1950 item #1229112
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$195.00
Big statement vintage silver Etruscan revival bracelet with large fob style charms with cabochon stones which feel like moonglow Lucite, and topaz glass stones. Bracelet links and fobs are decorated with ornate granulation and wirework. Box slide clasp. Several hallmarks and tests positive for at least 800 silver. Probably Italian, circa 1940 or 1950. Substantial at 92 grams. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches. 2 inches wide including bracelet and charms. Excellent condition. 3 applied silv...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1229066
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$95.00
Stunning very big dimensional sterling silver, brass, and copper brutalist unsigned brooch, late 1960s or early 1970s. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. I am listing two similar brooches from the same estate by the same artist. 2 1/4 by 2 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1229064
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$95.00
Stunning very big dimensional sterling silver brutalist unsigned brooch with matte florentined finish, late 1960s or early 1970s. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. I am listing two similar brooches from the same estate by the same artist. 2 1/2 by 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 #1207463
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Vintage large sterling silver beautiful hand made beaded necklace strung on a sterling foxtail chain with hook clasp. Marked SD on an applied cartouche. Tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. 23 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at the center. It weighs 105 grams. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1170728
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$295.00
Stunning statement early Mexican sterling silver huge bracelet and matching screwback earrings, with very big cabochon obsidian stones. Circa 1930 or 1940. Hidden slide clasp and safety chain. Marked STERLING, .925, very faintly what looks like HECHO EN MEXICO, and a signature which is very worn and illegible. The earrings are marked STERLING. The stones are bezel set in rope twisted wire frames. Great size -- bracelet is 1 3/4 inches wide and has a wearable length of 7 5/8 inches. Earrings a...
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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1148560
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Fabulous wear anywhere day to night heavy sterling silver necklace by John Hardy in the dots pattern. 1990s. Marked JH at the inside back. Three rows drape gracefully to sit about at the collarbone. It weighs 218 grams. About 14 inches wearable length including the gap. 1 inch wide at the back and 7/8 inch wide at the center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1135265
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Amazing fabulous necklace of nine strands of genuine carved emerald beads in smooth oblong shapes and smaller faceted saucer shapes, with a sterling slide clasp. Clasp is marked STERLING on both ends. From an estate. Wearable length is 16 1/4 inches (inside strand). The outside strand is 19 inches long. About 2 inches wide. The large oval beads are 10mm by 7mm and the small beads are 5mm in diameter and 2mm thick. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show de...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1132647
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$175.00
Lovely vintage necklace of large carved palest pink rutilated rose quartz beads with matching sterling mounted cabochon, and front slide clasp. The large oblong beads graduate from large to small and back to large. Marked STERLING. Circa 1930. Possibly Chinese. This necklace has been professionally restrung with hand knotting on pale pink silk thread. 15 inches wearable length. The center is 1 1/8 inches top to bottom and 1 1/2 inches side to side. Excellent condition. All the beads and the ...