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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255318
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$95.00
Gorgeous vintage 1980s Yves Saint Laurent modernist clip earrings in goldtone metal with large molded poured glass stones in dark blue with gold specks, simulating lapis lazuli. Marked YSL. 1 inch long, 1 1/8 inches wide and 1/2 inch deep. Excellent condition. Color is warmer than photos may show...
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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$165.00
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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249177
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$145.00
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. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1243768
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Exceptional fabulous French asymmetrical necklace with two strands of metal links and three stations with very big green foiled baroque shaped glass beads mounted in filigree caps with brilliant rhinestone rondelle spacers, and repousse rings at each end. Oversized spring ring clasp with larger repousse ring. Circa 1950 or possibly earlier. Weighty and substantial and all elements are very ornate and beautifully made and detailed. Versions of the cutout shapes are most often found on...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243765
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$225.00
Beautiful vintage 1970s three strand marbled glass beaded necklace with all beads wired in dark brass tone metal with box slide clasp with matching glass stone, with shiny goldtone metal spacers. Wearable length is 29 1/2 inches on the inside strand and the center drops about 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243763
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Vintage 1970s drop clip earrings in iridescent transparent purple glass mounted in dark brass tone metal. Marked MADE IN FRANCE. The drops have embedded brass wire and hang from fine brass chains. I am also listing a coordinating French glass necklace from the same estate. 2 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243758
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Fabulous long heavy 1960s or 1970s French glass based faux pearl sautoir from the same estate as the Rousselet attributed necklaces I am listing. Beige pearls with briolette faceted glass beads and small goldtone spacers. Continuous strand. 40 inches long and the large baroque pearls are 5/8 inch long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243757
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$195.00
Beautiful 1960s or 1970s French necklace and matching earrings with gorgeous heavy baroque gray and white glass based pearls, dark goldtone metal, and brilliant strass stones inset into rondelles. Possibly by Rousselet. The earrings have French open wire clip backs and the necklace has a French screw barrel clasp. I am also listing a similar French set from the same estate. 15 1/2 inches wearable length and 5/8 inch wide at center. Earrings are 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1243755
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$95.00
Lovely 1960s or 1970s French necklace and matching earrings with pinkish beige glass based faux pearls, goldtone metal rings, and rings constructed from prong set rhinestones wired together. Dark goldtone metal mounted. Clip backs and spring ring clasp. I am also listing a similar French set from the same estate. Possibly by Rousselet. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and 1/2 inch wide. Earrings are 2 1/4 inches long. Some condition issues, including verdigris at places, cracking of the...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1243716
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$65.00
Beautiful vintage 1970s clip earrings with Lucite elements simulating nephrite jade with outstanding detail. Dark goldtone clips. Probably French. 2 inches long, 1 1/8 inches front to back, and 3/4 inch side to side. Excellent condition. There is original glue showing around the metal back, but this does not show when worn. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229217
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$195.00
Fabulous 1980s long statement size couture necklace in goldtone metal with a long pendant with bronze or cocoa large faux pearls grouped in a loose tassel. Also with ornate caps and a drop that I have seen on French and Italian jewelry. Super glam and easy chic. 28 inches wearable length and the pendant is 5 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229210
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$125.00
Huge statement vintage 1980s multi stranded glass beaded long necklace in black and white with two large deep purple glass beads at the center. Probably Italian; this type of seed beading is called conterie and originated in Italy. Great size -- 42 inches wearable length and long enough to wear doubled as shown. About 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229208
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$95.00
Big statement vintage modernist beaded necklace in black and clear Lucite, with cased black and clear saucer shaped beads, and silvertone metal hook clasp. 1980s, possibly French. 31 inches long and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1229207
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$165.00
Huge statement making 1980s matched pair of bangles in black lacquered resin, with embedded large white faux pearls in multiple sizes. Each is 1 3/8 inches wide and 2 916 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...