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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280311
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From France, stunning pendant necklace by French designer Isabel Canovas in dark goldtone metal with Gripoix poured glass cabochons in green and blue. 1980s, marked ISABEL CANOVAS. The large pendant is fixed on a chain made from reeded links with a watch clip clasp and oversized jump ring with repousse decoration. The pendant is a quatrefoil shape with recessed decoration and an attached drop. The pendant is 4 inches long and 2 7/8 inches wide and wearable length is 28 inches...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280310
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$1,445.00
From France, fabulous Balenciaga necklace in sculpted goldtone metal with briolette faceted colorless glass drops in ornate dogtooth caps. 1980s. Probably a Robert Goossens design. Marked BALENCIAGA EDITION on the heavy hook clasp. The heavy oblong reeded links are twisted to create additional dimension. The links are individually soldered together...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1280307
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$395.00
From France, gorgeous 1980s French clip earrings in cast goldtone metal with long strands of wired faceted glass beads in jewel colors with matching brilliant rhinestones set in the tops, in the moghul style. The strands are finished with matching head pins. Great size -- 4 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277849
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$545.00
Stunning statement vintage 1970s French necklace with five strands of poured glass beads in translucent jewel tones, marbled topaz, and opaque carnelian, with repousse flower decorated dark goldtone metal beads, chains, and openwork terminals with a French screw barrel clasp. Very weighty and substantial. Wearable length on inside strand is 30 inches and the center drops about 4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277848
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Fabulous very weighty and substantial 1980s unsigned Yves Saint Laurent necklace in goldtone with five tiers of braided chains each centering a fixed brilliant Swarovski glass stone pendant in a different jewel tone and shape. With a heavy sculpted S hook clasp and sculpted terminals...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277845
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1980s choker necklace with amazing huge translucent poured glass beads by the French maker Gripoix, in jewel tones, and glass based cream baroque faux pearls, with heavy Byzantine style hook clasp. 16 1/4 inches wearable length. The glass beads are 3/4 inch or 20mm in diameter. Excellent condition with a few tiny flea bites on one or two of the pearls, not noticeable when worn. Slight tarnish on the end pearl from the inside of the clasp again not noticeable when worn...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277844
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Chic and versatile vintage 1980s very long necklace in dark bronze tone metal with links with ornate engraving, with smaller ornate links at the end tassels. French or Italian. Can be worn many different ways. 48 inches wearable length and the tassels are an additional 4 inches each. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277838
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Very chic vintage 1980s runway size French necklace with large black and white Lucite disks on thick black silk braided cord, with ornate Etruscan style goldtone snap clasp. Not marked but it looks like the Yves Saint Laurent jewelry designed by LouLou de la Falaise in the 1980s...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277835
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Big statement vintage circa 1970 signed Lanvin necklace with a large goldtone pendant with a silvertone center element, on a heavy goldtone chain with spring ring clasp. Marked LANVIN PARIS. The pendant is 3 1/8 inches long and the snake chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition with some very slight loss to the goldtone finish at the edges of the pendant, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1258452
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$225.00
Beautiful French necklace with large clear Lucite beads mounted in very ornate French stamped openwork dark silvertone metal in a Medieval style. Marked MONETTE OF PARIS on goldtone metal tag. With long extender chain with heavy small S shaped links. The Lucite beads are molded in traditional French shapes, including oblong melon and ruffle shapes. Continuous strand. 48 inches wearable length. The longest beads are 1 1/2 inches long. The large center bead is 1 inch in diameter. Excel...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1258451
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$95.00
Very chic mixed materials big clip earrings in dark silvertone metal openwork with large clear Lucite faceted drops. Probably French. Not marked but I am selling a signed French necklace by Monette Paris with the same stamped metal mountings, also with clear Lucite. 3 1/4 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255314
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$65.00
Gorgeous vintage 1980s signed Givenchy clip earrings in shiny goldtone metal with peridot green glass cabochon stones with an iridescent finish. Marked GIVENCHY PARIS NEW YORK on back of clips and also marked GIVENCHY in cartouche inside earrings. 1 inch long, 5/8 inch wide and 5/8 inch front to back. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255311
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Luxe vintage 1970s Givenchy long sautoir necklace in shiny goldtone metal with horsebit style links overlaid with sliding rings, giving a great kinetic effect. With Givenchy logo on the terminal tag. Lobster clasp and extender chain. 41 inches wearable length and 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1249198
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$195.00
Circa 1990 four strand necklace with iridized poured glass beads, metal beads, and carved bone beads, all wired in dark brass tone metal with lobster clasp. Not marked but I have had signed French pieces with the same kinds of beads, glass, and construction. 20 inches wearable length on inside strand and about 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. One bead is missing toward the back, pictured but not not at all noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show de...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249177
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Architectural modernist long necklace with heavy seamless black Lucite round beads hand knotted with geometric resin beads which are lacquered black, and one large translucent bright orange amber bead. Circle clasp. Probably Italian, 1980s. 33 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition with one very small flaw on lacquer finish on one bead, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1249161
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Gorgeous heavy vintage 1970s very long French ball bead chain necklace with antiqued goldtone fluted beads with darker connectors. Continuous strand. 88 inches long. A statement on its own or great to layer with other sautoirs. Excellent condition. One bead has a loss to finish, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1244623
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Beautiful antique gold ring with turquoise stones cut and fitted around a center riviere of mine cut diamonds which are set in what looks like silver. Late 19th century, with tiny marks on the outside of the shank that look like French marks, pictured but very difficult to photograph. Tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. Ring size 5 1/2 to 5 3/4. The top is 3/4 inch long and just under 3/8 inch wide. Excellent original condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...