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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1258453
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$95
Chic vintage circa 1970 statement size necklace in silvertone metal in a modernist brutalist design, with a large center element with six drops and heavy matching chain links with spring ring clasp. Made from solid cast metal finished on both sides. The center is slightly curved to confom to the body. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 3/4 inches. Excellent condition. Metal is perfectly silvertone; pink or dark areas are reflection. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1255321
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$125
Glam statement vintage 1970s necklace in shiny goldtone metal with large spherical pendant in dark blue in what feels like hard Lucite, with inset brilliant rhinestones in goldtone metal frames, with rhinestones along the bail. Oversized spring ring clasp on long matching chain. Chain is 36 inches long and pendant is 1 5/8 inches long with bail. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1255300
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$125
Excellent unusual modernist hand made studio bronze or brass necklace on a large round leather band. 1960s. The metal elements have very detailed translucent enameling in soft pink and blue green. Substantial and weighty and very well worked and finished. The bands at each end of the leather slide but stay in place when the necklace is worn. Hook clasp. 17 1/2 inches wearable length and 5/8 inch wide at the center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1255296
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$145
Beautiful classic 1950s Francisco Rebajes copper link bracelet with stylized hearts in dark copper backed with silvertone metal. Marked REBAJES. Box slide clasp. The links are curved to conform to the wrist. 1 5/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1980 item #1255292
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$125
Chic big statement set of three matching asymmetrical heavy Lucite bangle bracelets in ivory and black, all from the same estate. Seamless polished Lucite. 1970s or 1980s. Each is 1 inch wide at widest point, 5/8 inch thick, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255289
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$125
Chic vintage 1970s Givenchy necklace in shiny heavy goldtone metal with a round pendant with fired black enameling with G logo initials, on matching goldtone chain. With textured goldtone metal and logo initials on the back...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1252481
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Very big 1980s signed Givenchy modernist bangle bracelet in textured matte goldtone cast metal. The bracelet is made in an oblong slightly oval shape, with the Givenchy logo impressed as a decorative element on the outside. Marked GIVENCHY. Just under 1 1/8 inches wide. The inside diameters are 2 5/8 inches and 2 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Two slight darker gold lines on the bracelet which are tiny flaws in the manufacturing of the plating and are not damage. Pictured but not noticeable at...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1250252
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$165
Chic statement vintage 1970s Givenchy necklace in antiqued silvertone metal with large dimensional sliding pendant with a hammered finish, on a matching chain with foldover clasp. Clasp is marked four times front and back with the back to back Givenchy double G logo. Pendant is 3 inches long and chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition. Slight openings along the seams along the top of pendant are part of the manufacturing and not damage. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show det...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249177
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$145
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 1970 item #1244257
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Spectacular hand made 1960s modernist organic sculptural necklace in bronze or brass in an asymmetrical design with bezel set cabochon semi precious stones set on branches among leaf form elements with articulated links and hook clasp. The stones include onyx, rose quartz, chrysoprase, rock crystal, and red agate. The metal has an aged finish. Wearable length is 16 inches and the center drops 5 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1231350
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Stunning huge statement vintage asymmetrical modernist necklace with many different shapes and colors of art plastic beads, goldtone metal beads, and a large cast goldtone metal brutalist style toggle clasp. 1980s. Marked GRAZIANO. Wearable length is 31 inches and the largest bead is 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229211
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Snake chain and sliding pendant in matte goldtone. Pendant has matte black resin. Marked GIVENCHY on pendant and with logo tag on lobster clasp. 1980s. Pendant is 2 inches by 2 inches. Chain adjusts from 39 to 42 inches wearable length with the 3 inch extender. 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
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 : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229155
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$195
Fabulous huge necklace, 1980s, in matte goldtone metal with a sliding pendant with brilliant strass and molded frosted glass stones. Not marked but the same weight and quality as Lagerfeld or Robert Lee Morris jewelry from the same period. Lobster clasp. 34 inches wearable length and the pendant is 3 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1980 item #1229147
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Beautiful unusual very substantial and couture quality bangle bracelet in antiqued light goldtone with brilliant colorless rhinestones set in sculpted impressed settings. Very weighty at 126 grams. 1970s. Possibly French. 2 1/2 inches inside diameter and 7/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1229078
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$95
Heavy two sided necklace in silvertone and goldtone metal with a large sliding pendant with yin yang symbol on one side and a dimensional design that looks like a Japanese Aesthetic style flower form motif on the other side, on snake chain. Marked ALICE CAVINESS on metal tag. Spring ring clasp. Late 1960s or early 1970s. Pendant is 3 1/2 inches long with bail and chain is 18 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229076
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$55
Heavy vintage 1960s long necklace with large polished oblong agate bloodstone stations along goldtone link chain. Spring ring clasp. 45 1/2 inches long. Largest stone is 1 3/8 inches long and 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1214716
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$95
Huge statement necklace in silvertone metal with a thick flat "gaspipe" or snake chain closing in the front at a heavy dark blue enameled center element, with a very unusual double snap closure. Marked MONET. 1970s. This "utility modern" look originated as part of the Machine Age style of the 1930s and enjoyed a revival in the 1970s and 1980s, and has been interpreted various ways in costume and fine jewelry, including by such makers as Cartier. Wearable length is about 19 inches. 1 1/4 ...