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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1292814
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$45.00
Fabulous vintage 1970s or 1980s sculptural modernist carved dark wood bangle bracelet in the style of Monies jewelry. Carved in a saucer shape with a decorative opening on one side. Very finely finished and polished. Great size -- 1 3/8 inches wide and 3/4 inch thick. Inside diameter is 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1292813
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Chic glam modernist six strand necklace in matte sculpted silvertone metal with blue gray Lucite beads, all wired, with toggle clasp, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. It has a great feature -- one section of three strands is detachable with lobster clasps, to allow it to be worn two different ways. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drop is about 3 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1292811
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$175.00
Super chic modernist cuff bracelet in matte goldtone sculpted metal with luminous mirrored Lucite cabochon stones, by French designer Nellie Biche de Bere. C. 1990. Marked BICHE DE BERE. 1 3/8 inches wide. For a slightly small wrist -- inside circumference is 6 3/4 inches, including the gap, which is 1 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1292809
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$95.00
Heavy couture quality vintage 1960s or 1970s modernist necklace in cast goldtone metal with a Florentined finish, with square cut black glass stones. The metal elements are strung on two fine chains to allow it to drape beautifully. Foldover clasp. Possibly an unsigned Les Bernard. Many signed Les Bernard necklaces have this same construction. Very weighty at 217 grams. Wearable length is 15 1/4 inches. 1 inch wide. 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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277837
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Stunning huge statement vintage 1970s heavy chainmaille link bracelet in goldtone metal, with a push clasp. 2 3/8 inches wide at clasp and 8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1255321
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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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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. Photos enlarged to sh...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1960 item #1255296
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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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$125.00
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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$125.00
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. With Givenchy logo metal tag at lobster clasp. 17 inches wearable length and the pendant is 2 inches long with bail. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1250252
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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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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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$95.00
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 : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229155
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$195.00
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....