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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1244617
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$125.00
Fabulous statement size vintage 1970s sculpted black Lucite cuff bracelet, in the style of Patricia Von Musulin. 1 3/4 inches wide at widest point, 3/4 inch thick, and 6 3/4 inches inside circumference, including the gap, which is 1 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
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 : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1243728
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Big statement 1980s Ben Amun modernist clip earrings in shiny goldtone with gumball sized faux pearls. Marked BEN AMUN in three places. Ben Amun jewelry has been hand made in New York City since the early 1980s. Designer and founder Isaac Manevitz, a pioneer of the statement jewelry trend, has made jewelry for Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and Oscar de la Renta, among others. Great size -- 3 3/4 inches long and 7/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1229204
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1970s modernist goldtone clip earrings in classic "molten" nugget style of the period...
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....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1229150
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$95.00
Glam statement size matched pair of modernist heavy Lucite asymmetrical bangle bracelets with impressed brilliant strass rhinestones. 1980s. 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 1980 item #1229103
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$195.00
Vintage preban Patricia Von Musulin geometric modernist carved ivory ring. Not marked. From the same estate as the confirmed Von Musulin ring I have listed, and probably Von Musulin. 1/2 inch wide. Ring size 6 1/2. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. This item may not be shipped outside the United States....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1229078
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$95.00
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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$55.00
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 : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1229066
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$95.00
Stunning very big dimensional sterling silver, brass, and copper brutalist unsigned brooch, late 1960s or early 1970s. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. I am listing two similar brooches from the same estate by the same artist. 2 1/4 by 2 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1229064
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$95.00
Stunning very big dimensional sterling silver brutalist unsigned brooch with matte florentined finish, late 1960s or early 1970s. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. I am listing two similar brooches from the same estate by the same artist. 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1214723
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$95.00
Super chic matched pair of heavy shiny ridged goldtone cast metal squared bangles with Swarovski glass stones, one with a brilliant colorless stone and one with an opaque black stone. 1980s. Very weighty couture quality. Each is 3/8 inch wide, 1/2 inch thick at the stone, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is lifesize. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1214716
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$95.00
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 ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1214709
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Glam very big statement size sculpted square ivory Lucite bangle, late 1970s or early 1980s. Great size -- 1 3/4 inches wide, just under 1/2 inch thick, and 2 1/2 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is lifesize. Photos enlarged to show detail....