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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 1990 item #1381481
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$145.00
Beautiful very large statement ring in sterling silver with a rock crystal quartz stone, circa 1980. Marked STER for sterling, signed RT, and marked with a copyright symbol. The sterling piece backing the stone is cut to fit the stone, and has a decorative surface and oxidized finish. The stone is held by large prongs and a thick band of wire. Also with decorative twisted thick wire. Ring size 6.5. Great size -- The top is 1 3/8 inches long and 11/16 inch wide. It weighs 22 grams. Excellent cond...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1381480
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$125.00
Big statement signed Ben Amun heavy Lucite bangles in black and fuschia or magenta pink. Both are marked BEN AMUN. Great size -- the black bangle is just under 1 5/8 inches wide at widest point and 5/8 inch thick and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. The magenta bangle is 7/8 inch wide and 3/4 inch thick and 2 7/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1381403
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$95.00
Gorgeous statement size pair of bangle bracelets in clear Lucite with embedded gold leaf. From an estate. Great size -- each one is 1 1/8 inches wide, just over 1/2 inch thick, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1381396
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$75.00
Chic Kenneth Lane chunky bib necklace with interlocking chain links, in slightly matte goldtone metal. With paper hang tag marked KENNETH LANE COUTURE COLLECTION. Lobster clasp with extender chain. From an estate. I am also listing a similar pair of earrings from this estate. 20 inches wearable length and 3 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1381395
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$45.00
Chic Kenneth Lane Lucite bangle bracelet in dark red in a large asymmetrical modernist design, a statement on its own, or great for stacking with similar bangles. Marked KENNETH LANE. Inside diameters are 2 3/4 inches and 2 1/4 inches. 1 1/8 inches wide at widest point and 5/8 inch thick at thickest point. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1381392
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Fabulous vintage 1980s Jose and Maria Barrera signed bracelet with matching necklace, both from the same estate, in goldtone metal with heavy very flexible snake chains, in a modernist design. The bracelet is marked BARRERA on both ends. The necklace is not marked but the snake chains match the bracelet exactly in size, weight, and color, and again, these two pieces are from the same estate. The bracelet has a pin slide close and the necklace has a hook close with a decorative flower form cover ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1371754
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Stunning vintage 1970s modernist collar necklace in sterling silver with a large genuine rock crystal quartz stone. Marked ALTON SWEDEN 935 STERLING (935 is actually a higher silver content than sterling, which is of course 925). Great statement from all angles. Easy to slip on and off. Inside circumference/wearable length is about 17 to 18 inches, including the gap, which is 2 inches. The rock crystal stone and setting is 3/4 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1368947
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Gorgeous very heavy and substantial vintage 1980s bracelet in cast goldtone metal, with articulated links and foldover clasp, in a modernist style. It has a slight curved shape to allow it to drape properly on the wrist. It weighs 163 grams. Great size -- 2 inches wide and 7 3/4 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368944
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Chic minimalist statement size 1980s or earlier couture necklace in black Lucite with polished large beads and a matte solid bib collar, with a dark goldtone slide clasp. 21 inches wearable length adn the center drops 2 3/4 inches. Excellent condition with some very minimal marks on the matte collar, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368932
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Chic signed 1980s necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies with clear Lucite closure and black fabric strands, in a lariat style which can be worn several ways. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES. Wearable length is up to about 18 inches and the drop is up to about 10 inches. The clasp is 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1356929
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$165.00
Fabulous very big statement size necklace with genuine lapis lazuli beads slightly graduated, hand knotted with blue thread, and with embedded gold hook clasp. Vintage, probably a handmade studio piece. The lapis is gemologist verified. The clasp tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The beads are a gorgeous subtle dark variegated gray blue with veils of silver and gold pyrite adding sparkle and shimmer. Very heavy at 486 grams/17 ounces. Great size -- the center largest bead is 23mm...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1356510
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Amazing very big antique circa 1910 leaf form brooch in sterling silver with a large egg yolk butterscotch Baltic amber stone in a bezel setting. With a C clasp. Not marked but tests positive for sterling silver. Fabulous Arts & Crafts design with a beautiful dimensional textured hammered finish. Substantial at 51 grams. Great size -- 3 7/8 inches long by 2 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1349057
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Fabulous hand made necklace, probably a studio piece, with fifteen very large graduated labradorite stones wired in 14KT gold and with a 14KT gold oblong slide clasp. The gold is not marked but tests positive for 14K with jeweler's acid. The stones have gorgeous gray, blue, and green flashes, and the color is ever changing. It weighs 109 grams. 17 1/4 inches wearable length and the largest bead is 1 1/8 inches long, 7/8 inch wide, and 1/8 inch deep. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1349049
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Chic statement circa 1990 necklace and matching clip earrings in silvertone metal with very detailed frogs with dark decorative oxidation. The necklace has finely woven metal mesh and an oversized spring ring clasp. All pieces are marked CABOT. Earrings are 1 inch long and necklace is 19 inches long and 1 inch wide at the terminals. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1349042
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$195.00
Gorgeous hand made necklace with large free form red sponge coral drops, large baroque freshwater pearls, and briolette cut rock crystal drops, all mounted on sterling silver wire with granulated bead detail, a textured sterling silver extender chain, and sterling hook clasp. The clasp is marked 925. 19 inches long and 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1349038
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Super chic and sophisticated 1980s modernist bracelet with large balls of soft fuzzy yard strung on elastic cord, with a millefiori bead decoration. Probably Italian. The colors are warmer than the photos may show. The largest balls are 1 1/2 inches in diameter. The elasticized length will fit most wrists. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1349037
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Very big and stunning 1980s necklace with seamless polished black Lucite egg shaped beads with small black spacers, with knitted loop,and button clasp. Possibly an unsigned Monies or in the style of Monies. Wearable length is 20 inches. The large beads are 1 7/8 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1336403
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1970s chic statement size runway link necklace in heavy sculpted cast metal, in silvertone with goldtone accents, with foldover clasp. Top couture quality, possibly an unsigned Les Bernard. This necklace can be found with the Les Bernard signature. Substantial at 162 grams. Wearable length is 18 1/4 inches and width is just under 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.