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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. 37 inches wearable length. The large drops are 3/4 inch wide and the small drops are 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 #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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1262736
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$245.00
Stunning vintage 1940s unsigned Miriam Haskell memory wire bracelet by early Haskell designer Frank Hess. Guaranteed Haskell Hess design, pictured on page 157 of "Miriam Haskell Jewelry" by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff. With slightly marbled opaque glass beads simulating salmon coral, strung on memory wire, with a center element with goldtone metal leaves set with tiny rhinestones...
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...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1249197
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$195.00
Vintage Chinese necklace with a variety of very large carved hardstone and bone beads, with a silver filigree clasp. Clasp is marked 925. 30 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Some very small losses at inside edges of bone beads. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249190
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$95.00
Fresh and pretty vintage three strand Lucite beaded necklace by Mimi di Niscemi, a cousin of the jewelry designer Fulco di Verdura. With white beads and flower form beads in teal, purple, orange, yellow, blue, magenta, and red. Marked MIMI DI N and dated 1981. Goldtone metal slide clasp. 18 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249173
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$195.00
Beautiful hand made Art Nouveau style necklace with large genuine onyx and amethyst beads, goldtone metal beads, and a goldtone metal flower form centerpiece with amethyst cabochon, by 1980s studio jewelry maker Tulla Booth. 21 inches wearable length and 2 1/8 inches wide. Marked TULLA BOOTH. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249171
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$295.00
Fabulous statement 1970s tribal/barbaric style charm necklace in dark goldtone metal with semiprecious stones including hematite and agate. Marked HEIDI DAUS FOR JIM WALTERS. 33 inches wearable length and the pendant drops 3 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. One small charm has some verdigris, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1243741
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$395.00
Fabulous statement size vintage 1980s tribal style necklace by Italian designer Donatella Pellini. Black glass beads with dark silvertone mountings suspend a large pendant with huge faceted faux amber bead and an ornate repousse two sided drop. With smaller matching amber bead. Marked PELLINI at the screw barrel clasp. I am also listing two separate pairs of Pellini earrings which coordinate with this necklace, from the same estate. Pictures are not capturing this fabulous weighty piece....