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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 : 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 : 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. Guaranteed genuine rock crystal; images viewed through the orbs are shown upside down and backwards. The orbs are 13mm in diameter. Nice size -- 18 inches wearable length. The stones are in excellent condition with no chips. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1288102
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$95.00
Beautiful unusual early vintage 1920s Art Deco long sautoir necklace with opaque dark pink poured glass beads in round and oblong teardrop shapes, original stringing, hand knotted with genuine rock crystal spacers and genuine hematite spacers. Nice weight and drapes beautifully. Wearable length is 35 inches. 1/2 inch wide at center bead. Excellent condition. One section toward the back has one more small pink bead than the corresponding section on the opposite side of the necklace...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1265770
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Beautiful pair of similar 1920s very large Art Deco lead crystal graduated beaded long necklaces, to layer or wear separately. All beads are glass. One has geometric shaped beads hand knotted in a continuous strand. The other has faceted round beads and a sterling silver filigree clasp marked STERLING. Each has a wearable length of 32 inches. The round beads are 5/8 inch at center and the geometric beads are just over 5/8 inch at center...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1262499
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$265.00
Gorgeous vintage 1930s Art Deco heavy sterling silver necklace with large brilliant cobalt blue faceted glass stones in openback bezel settings, held with prongs in the front. Marked STERLING in two places, and also marked with a maker's mark. The stones have pointed backs. The color of the stones is warmer than it appears in photos. Spring ring clasp...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1249168
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$145.00
Fabulous vintage 1960s couture quality necklace with prong set frosted satin glass stones in marquise, pear, and emerald cut shapes, and large and small round colorless stones. The metal is goldtone with a silvertone finish on the back. 17 1/2 inches wearable length and just over 1 1/4 inches wide. Heavy for a rhinestone necklace at 72 grams. Drapes beautifully. Excellent condition. All stones are bright and much better than the pictures. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to...
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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229144
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$65.00
Beautiful brooch in silvertone metal with brilliant strass stones and a large glass based baroque pearl that looks French. 1960s. I've added the hand knotted glass based fauux pearl necklace so the brooch can also be worn as an enhancer. The brooch is 1 1/2 inches by 2 nches. The necklace is 58 inches long and the beads are 7mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1207551
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$65.00
Glam statement clip drop earrings in goldtone metal with faux pearl drops and very big "headlight" colorless stones which feel like acrylic. 1980s. 3 inches long and 7/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1207485
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$145.00
Unusual very big vintage late 1960s necklace in silvertone metal with colorless prongset rhinestones with tiers of large acrylic pearls with crown shaped setting also with prongset rhinestones. Great very modern looking statement. With hook clasp with rhinestone and matching pearl at opposite end. 18 inches wearable length and the center drops 6 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1207482
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Glittering French hand made drop rhinestone earrings with constructed three dimensional ovals of soldered metal, with prongset stones in blues shading from light aurora borealis pink to dark blue, and larger aurora borealis stones in piecrust settings at the top, circa 1960, possibly by Cis, Countess Cissy Zoltowska. Marked MADE FRANCE. With many hallmarks of the Cis style, including the exotic color progression, the piecrust stone settings, and the dark silvertone metal. 2 1/4 inche...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1207479
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$295.00
Very unusual hand made vintage lariat necklace with pink and blue glass seed beads and two shades of faux pearls wrapped in a torsade form, wired with dark silvertone cast metal terminals set at one end with colorless rhinestones and at the other end with fuschia pink rhinestones. Each side of the torsade is wrapped in a sort of netting of thread which matches the color of the glass beads. 1960s, probably French, based on the wired construction, the metal terminals, and the wrapped ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1207477
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$145.00
Three 1960s long sautoir necklaces with common elements, that look fabulous together. All have silvertone metal. A glass based gray baroque pearls, rhinestone rondelles, and etched solid chain link necklace with a spring ring clasp, a rhinestone ball and etched solid chain link necklace also with spring ring clasp, and an acrylic gray pearls necklace with a tiny hidden box slide clasp. The acrylic necklace is 60 inches long and 3/8 inch/10mm wide. The pearls and strass necklace is 60 inches long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1178262
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$175.00
Lovely vintage long necklace with matte finish white faux pearls, tiny turquoise glass beads, beautiful rhinestone balls in dark brass with prong set stones (blue and green and the green stones are in two shades -- chartreuse and olive), and dainty very ornate engraved chains, with spring ring clasp. Circa 1960. 62 inches long. The rhinestone balls are 3/8 inch in diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1141285
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$75.00
Beautiful very well made faux pearl clip earrings each with four strands of small pearls surmounted by large elements with wired pearls set in rope form dark goldtone metal. The pearls feel like acrylic. Circa 1990 or later. 3 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1115168
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$110.00
Very glam huge vintage clip earrings with very detailed goldtone shell form elements and very big luminous faux pearls. 1980s. The pearl beads are lightweight and may be papier mache. The metal is substantial and the earrings are very well made. Super size -- 4 1/4 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. There are some very small gaps in the metal castings (part of the manufacturing) but this does not show at a short distance. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...