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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1403407
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Very chic unusual vintage 1970s French long sautoir necklace with double snake chains in dark goldtone metal, and stations with large translucent tortoise Lucite rings with large rhinestone balls with brilliant clear rhinestones, and a characteristically French S hook clasp. The rings reference French Art Deco glass rings found on necklaces from the 1920s and 1930s. 33 inches wearable length and 1 1/16 inches wide at the rings. Excellent condition and all stones are very bright and better than t...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1385829
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$95.00
Big statement vintage 1980s bib necklace with strands of heavy solid seamless very dark blue Lucite beads held by matching dark blue silk cord, with goldtone metal rings with a hammered surface, and matching goldtone metal lobster clasp and extender chain. Weighty and substantial. Probably Italian. Up to about 31 inches wearable length on the inside strand and the center drops 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1381480
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$125.00
Big statement signed Ben Amun heavy Lucite bangles in black and fuschia or magenta pink. Both are marked BEN AMUN. Great size -- the black bangle is just under 1 5/8 inches wide at widest point and 5/8 inch thick and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. The magenta bangle is 7/8 inch wide and 3/4 inch thick and 2 7/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1381405
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$75.00
Super chic Kenneth Lane chunky chain necklace and matching bangle bracelet in leopard pattern Lucite. The necklace has goldtone hardware with S hook clasp and is marked KENNETH LANE on a metal hang tag. Necklace is 35 inches wearable length and 1 1/2 inches wide. Bracelet is 1 3/16 inches wide, 3/8 inch thick, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display forms are life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1381403
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$95.00
Gorgeous statement size pair of bangle bracelets in clear Lucite with embedded gold leaf. From an estate. Great size -- each one is 1 1/8 inches wide, just over 1/2 inch thick, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1381399
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$55.00
Chic big statement hinged cuff bangle bracelet by Kenneth Lane in heavy black Lucite with metallic copper color flashes. Marked Kenneth Lane. Spring close. Great size -- 1 7/8 inches wide and inside diameters are 2 9/16 inches and 2 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1381395
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$45.00
Chic Kenneth Lane Lucite bangle bracelet in dark red in a large asymmetrical modernist design, a statement on its own, or great for stacking with similar bangles. Marked KENNETH LANE. Inside diameters are 2 3/4 inches and 2 1/4 inches. 1 1/8 inches wide at widest point and 5/8 inch thick at thickest point. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371939
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Chic statement 1980s Stephen Dweck chunky statement necklace with large carved beads including gray agate, leopard jasper, citrine, smoky quartz, carnelian, carved horn, and Chinese or Japanese carved wood ojime style beads with stylized reptiles. Bronze clasp marked STEPHEN DWECK. Strung on thin flexible wire. 17 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371937
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$295.00
Fabulous 1980s signed Monies torsade necklace with multi strands of coconut shell beads, with many attached drops in clear Lucite, pale yellow Lucite, carved coconut shell, carved wood, and also with natural seashell drops, with Monies signature style carved dark brown horn hook clasp. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES on attached metal tag. 16 inches wearable length and 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371752
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$95.00
Beautiful 1980s French long sautoir necklace with glass beads, glass based faux pearls, and large molded and decorated Lucite beads, wired in dark goldtone metal with foldover clasp, in a Renaissance revival style. Not marked but characteristically French. I have had some very similar necklaces marked Monette France. 37 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368944
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Chic minimalist statement size 1980s or earlier couture necklace in black Lucite with polished large beads and a matte solid bib collar, with a dark goldtone slide clasp. 21 inches wearable length adn the center drops 2 3/4 inches. Excellent condition with some very minimal marks on the matte collar, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368932
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Chic signed 1980s necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies with clear Lucite closure and black fabric strands, in a lariat style which can be worn several ways. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES. Wearable length is up to about 18 inches and the drop is up to about 10 inches. The clasp is 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1362914
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Beautiful very long vintage 1920s necklace with graduated cherry amber Bakelite faceted translucent beads, strung in a continuous strand with no clasp. Tests positive for Bakelite with Simichrome. Great size -- 62 inches wearable length. The largest center bead is 22mm by 13mm and the smallest beads are 8mm by 6mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1357048
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$195.00
Chic big statement vintage 1960s or 1970s necklace with marbled translucent Lucite chain with drops and beads in different colors of Lucite simulating amber, and filigree beads, chains, and mesh in dark goldtone metal, with oversized spring ring clasp. Painted detail on the center drop. Probably French based on the materials and design. The drops along the sides are arranged in an asymmetrical but balanced design. Great size -- 18 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 6 1/2 inches. Exc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1356333
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$95.00
Chic statement vintage late 1960s pendant necklace with a large modernist Lucite pendant in variegated greens simulating jade, with mounting of cast goldtone metal in a rope twist motif, on a long flat snake chain with foldover clasp. The pendant is marked KRAMER. In the style of Lanvin necklaces of the late 1960s. The pendant is 3 1/4 inches long with bail and the chain is 32 inches worn long or about 16 inches doubled. Excellent condition. There is a tiny red spot embedded on the lower left of...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1349056
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$65.00
Lovely big statement flower form brooch hand made by Pono Italy in very finely made art plastic "moonglow" mother of pearl Lucite with variegated color in very pale blue with a glass bead and stitching in the center, and a leather back. Marked PONO. Nice size -- 2 7/8 inches in diameter. Excellent condition. The tiny red spot on the back is in the plastic. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1349043
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Chic modernist statement size necklace with large carved geometric black wood beads strung on thin black fabric cord with decorative knotting, in two strands, with a single round bead at the back center. Probably an unsigned Monies. 1980s. Wearable length is 32 inches and width is about 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1349037
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Very big and stunning 1980s necklace with seamless polished black Lucite egg shaped beads with small black spacers, with knitted loop,and button clasp. Possibly an unsigned Monies or in the style of Monies. Wearable length is 20 inches. The large beads are 1 7/8 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.