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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 : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1950 item #1288549
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$195.00
Gorgeous vintage 1940s large beaded necklace with marbled dark honey amber Bakelite graduated beads with a matching screw barrel original clasp. It weighs 82 grams. Tests positive for Bakelite with Simichrome. Professionally restrung on matching silk thread for security. Wearable length is 23 3/4 inches. 1 inch wide at largest bead, which is 33mm by 27mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1288547
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Chic vintage French Art Deco modernist necklace with oblong Bakelite beads capped in chrome plated hemispheres, alternating with matching chrome beads and stacks of the chrome hemispheres, with French screw barrel clasp. Possibly as early as 1930s, although I have owned a 1980s Yves Saint Laurent necklace with the same stacked hemisphere design. The Bakelite beads all test positive with Simichrome, and are translucent, some with marbling...
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. 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 #1277834
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Fabulous very big vintage 1920s Art Deco beaded necklace strung on a chain, with very large yellow citrine faceted glass beads and clear beads which are probably rock crystal. The white gold clasp is marked 14K and tests positive for 14KT gold. The chain does not test positive for gold, and is probably sterling silver. Very heavy for its size at 189 grams...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1940 item #1277829
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Lovely Art Deco pools of light necklace circa 1920 or 1930, made from 19 genuine rock crystal orbs, undrilled, held in silver plated brass tone wire, with a beautiful openwork flower motif slide clasp also in brass tone metal, with brass tone connecting jump rings. Guaranteed genuine rock crystal; images viewed through the orbs are shown upside down and backwards. The metal on the wires holding the rock crystal orbs is mostly still silver plated with some slight loss of plating. The clasp and co...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1940 item #1277824
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Gorgeous vintage translucent rich dark genuine cherry amber necklace with graduated round beads. 1930s. Tested with acetone. It weighs 27 grams. The largest center bead is 13mm and the smallest beads are 6mm. Wearable length is 19 1/8 inches. 1/2 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. It has been professionally restrung with the original matching amber screw barrel clasp. One bead has a small depression, pictured. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
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. Excellent condition with some small flea bites from age an...
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. Wearable length is 15 1/4 inches. Stones and settings are 7/16 inch or 11mm wide. Substantial for its size at 49 grams. Excellent condition with ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1262498
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Stunning 1930s Art Deco riviere necklace in silvertone metal with large brilliant bezel set openback faceted glass crystal stones. Marked GERMANY. The stones are held by prongs at the front. The backs of the bezels are decorated with a finely detailed flower form motif. The stones have pointed backs. Spring ring clasp. Wearable length is 16 1/2 inches and the stones and settings are 7/16 inch or 12mm. Excellent condition. Some tiny flea bites on some stones; most are only visible with a loupe. D...
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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1258738
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$95.00
Beautiful unusual vintage 1930s Art Deco necklace with multi color beads wired in dark goldtone metal, in a bib design. With large opaque cube shaped black beads, and small faceted transparent beads in green, pink, red, aqua, pale blue, and yellow, arranged in single drops and in sprays of four. A fabulous little statement. 15 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. No missing elements. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1229202
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$195.00
Fabulous early circa 1940 bracelet in dark brass tone metal with large "Peking" glass green cabochons in ornate prong settings, with box slide clasp with Deco geometric detail. Czech or possibly French. Weighty and substantial. It weighs 97 grams. 1 3/8 inches wide and 7 1/8 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. 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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1207632
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$245.00
Vintage long necklace of graduated opaque green glass beads simulating malachite stone, round and cylindrical stamped dark goldtone metal beads, and small goldtone sculpted spacer beads, all strung on a fine dark goldtone chain with matching screw barrel clasp. Marked MADE IN FRANCE. 25 1/4 inches wearable length. The largest center bead is 5/8 inch wide or 16mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...