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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1244619
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Stunning very unusual vintage 1970s pendant necklace in antiqued heavy cast goldtone metal, in the form of a crocodile with articulated links, suspended from a large ring with scale pattern texture, on a double chain with spring ring clasp. The crocodile has opaque black glass stones as eyes. Top designer quality, possibly French. Great size -- the pendant is 7 1/2 inches long including the ring. Wearable length is 17 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1244618
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$75.00
Chic vintage 1970s clip earrings in shiny goldtone metal with 9 strands of engraved chain suspending faux Roman coins, with matching coins at the tops. These have a very French look. Top couture quality. Nice size -- 3 1/4 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1244261
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$695.00
Vintage circa 1940 Chinese export big necklace with an amazing variety of antique and vintage Chinese beads, including a carved cinnabar lacquer center bead, a kingfisher enamel bead, large coral beads, carved early stone beads, malachite, quartz, tiger eye, turquoise, and agate beads, cloisonne beads, carved bone beads, a very large lampworked glass bead, metal beads, a butterscotch amber or copal bead, and a very large wood bead inlaid with silver dots...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1980 item #1244254
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Glam tribal statement necklace with genuine black sponge coral branches with finely detailed sterling silver chain terminating in a sterling bee form charm and lobster clasp. 1970s. Clasp is marked 925. The bee is very detailed and three dimensional. The coral branches make a beautiful ruffled bib when worn. 21 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
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...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1231352
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$55.00
Huge layered clip earrings in matte translucent marbled Lucite simulating amber. Circa 19990. 2 inches long...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1231348
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$95.00
Adorable unusual vintage circa 1970 cocktail ring in the form of a zebra, in goldtone metal with fired enameling, with opaque black faceted stones as eyes, and colorless rhinestones accenting the ears and nose. Solid cast metal, and the same quality as Ciner enameled animal pieces, which of course were in the style of the iconic 1960s and 1970s David Webb animal form fine jewelry. Perhaps an unsigned Ciner. Ring size 5 1/2. 1 5/8 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. No losses to ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1231346
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$55.00
Big statement clip earrings by designer Clara Kasavina, in matte goldtone metal with large glass cabochons simulating carnelian. Marked CLARA STUDIO FOR ASYMMETRY and with a date that looks like 1994. 1 5/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229217
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$195.00
Fabulous 1980s long statement size couture necklace in goldtone metal with a long pendant with bronze or cocoa large faux pearls grouped in a loose tassel. Also with ornate caps and a drop that I have seen on French and Italian jewelry. Super glam and easy chic. 28 inches wearable length and the pendant is 5 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1229210
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$125.00
Huge statement vintage 1980s multi stranded glass beaded long necklace in black and white with two large deep purple glass beads at the center. Probably Italian; this type of seed beading is called conterie and originated in Italy. Great size -- 42 inches wearable length and long enough to wear doubled as shown. About 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1229173
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$195.00
Spectacular Schreiner brooch in silvertone metal with layers of fabulous large and small glass stones. 1960s, unsigned but with characteristic Schreiner construction, dogtooth settings, and inverted (points up) stones. I've added the long hand knotted glass beaded necklace so the brooch can also be worn as an enhancer. The stones include huge translucent marbled pale green with blue marbling emerald cut stones, opaque aqua round and marquise stones, olive green round inverted stones,...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229157
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$45.00
Fun cool very unusual big drop clip earrings with creamy white papier mache balls studded with faux pearls, and silvertone chains and tops. I am also listing a similar pair in cream from the same estate. 1960s. 2 7/8 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1229156
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$45.00
Fun cool very unusual big drop clip earrings with green papier mache balls studded with faux pearls, and dark brass tone clip tops. I am also listing a similar pair in cream from the same estate. 1960s. 2 1/8 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail....