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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1292817
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$145.00
Beautiful unusual early vintage Art Deco necklace with graduated Bakelite beads in very very dark cherry amber color which appears black but shows dark red at the edges with a strong light behind it. The beads are strung on a silver chain which tests positive for low grade silver. With early spring ring clasp with a thumb collar rather than a thumb tab. The beads test positive for Bakelite with Simichrome...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1288587
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$195.00
Huge statement circa 1970 Renaissance revival necklace in repousse goldtone metal with festooned chains and matching tassels, with a large resin malachite green center stone. Marked NAPIER on the back of the foldover clasp. Great size -- center drops 8 1/2 inches and wearable length is 18 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288586
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$175.00
Stunning very big 1970s heavy cast goldtone metal tribal or Etruscan style pendant with poured glass beads simulating jade, on a heavy goldtone long chain with spring ring clasp. The pendant has a textured hammered finish. Great size -- pendant is 5 inches long and 3 1/2 inches wide and chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288579
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$125.00
Jet set chic heavy chunky vintage 1970s necklace in slightly matte goldtone metal with five cast metal drops, including three double sided faux Roman coins, and two tribal masks, on a double chain with foldover clasp. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drops 1 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1280310
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$1,445.00
From France, fabulous Balenciaga necklace in sculpted goldtone metal with briolette faceted colorless glass drops in ornate dogtooth caps. 1980s. Probably a Robert Goossens design. Marked BALENCIAGA EDITION on the heavy hook clasp. The heavy oblong reeded links are twisted to create additional dimension. The links are individually soldered together...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1980 item #1277828
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$195.00
Beautiful vintage necklace, probably Italian, in sterling silver, with very ornate and well detailed two sided charms or drops in the form of Roman or Greek coins. Marked 925. It weighs 40 grams...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1262738
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Chic early vintage Kenneth Jay Lane Chinoiserie style necklace in antiqued cast goldtone metal with a very detailed dimensional Chinese dragon with matching metal drops and green Peking glass drops simulating jade. The pendant slides along a matching chain with spring ring clasp. Late 1960s or early 1970s. Marked KENNETH LANE. Wearable length is 24 inches and the pendant drops 4 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1258738
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$95.00
Beautiful unusual vintage 1930s Art Deco necklace with multi color beads wired in dark goldtone metal, in a bib design. With large opaque cube shaped black beads, and small faceted transparent beads in green, pink, red, aqua, pale blue, and yellow, arranged in single drops and in sprays of four. A fabulous little statement. 15 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. No missing elements. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1255323
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$145.00
Gorgeous vintage 1960s necklace in goldtone metal with a large sliding pendant in the form of three jeweled fish, on a matching double long engraved chain with ornate terminals and foldover clasp. Marked DENICOLA on the pendant and on the clasp. The large center fish has pink and green cabochon glass stones and small colorless rhinestones, and a red glass eye. The smaller fish, which are two-sided, have red glass eyes and small colorless rhinestones. 24 inches wearable length and the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255316
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$65.00
Glam 1980s tribal style drop clip earrings in dark antiqued goldtone metal with marbled amber Lucite drops and matching cabochons. With ornate nomadic style detail. 2 5/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
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 : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1255313
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$95.00
Beautiful vintage 1960s Chinoiserie pendant necklace with a large jointed articulated bird form drop on a matching goldtone chain with spring ring clasp. The bird and chain are in dark goldtone metal. The bird has a large white center stone, matching small stones as eyes, and along its wings and tail, and white Lucite bead drops at wings and tail. With detailed engraving and openwork. Three dimensional and very well made and detailed. 22 inches wearable length and the pendant is 3 1/...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1255295
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$95.00
Glam tribal or safari style beaded long necklace, possibly French, with simulated ivory Lucite beads and simulated amber Lucite beads strung on a fine goldtone chain. 1970s or 1980s. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1252480
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$85.00
Fabulous statement size vintage tribal bohemian chic 1980s necklace by Brazilian designer Rose Benedetti. Very large wood beads with hand painted abstract safari style gold and black stripes and black glass beads with silvertone metal caps strung on heavy black fabric cord. Marked ROSE BENEDETTI on attached goldtone metal tag.Weighty and substantial. 33 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1249202
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$445.00
Amazing huge vintage 1970s nomadic style pendant necklace with six strands of silvertone filigree wired beads with drops with opaque marbled Lucite beads in dark red, tortoise, and dark amber, with a large sculpted openwork framed hammered pendant. Hook clasp. Marked JAY FEINBERG. Stunning statement and pictures are not capturing it. 34 1/2 inches wearable length and the pendant is 5 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Metal is perfectly silvertone; other colors are reflection. Display...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1249201
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$75.00
Dark matte silvertone metal with sculpted finish and detailing. Marked OSCAR DE LA RENTA on the inside and on the clips. 1 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. 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. Photos enlarged to show de...