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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1381407
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Gorgeous vintage circa 1990 signed Ciner leopard form hinged bangle bracelet in shiny goldtone cast metal with black enameling, green poured glass stones as eyes, and clear rhinestones. Marked CINER. With hinged spring, slide clasp, and safety catch. 1 1/8 inches wide at widest point, 3/4 inch thick, and inside diameters are 2 3/8 inches and 2 inches. Excellent condition with no losses to enamel and no visible wear to goldtone finish. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1381402
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$95.00
Set of seven vintage heavy enameled goldtone metal bangle bracelets, 1980s, four in translucent gold color enamel, two in opaque green enamel, and one in opaque brown enamel. The bangles have very detailed rope form decoration. Top couture quality. Each is just under 1/4 inch wide, 2 1/2 inches inside diameter, and grouped together they are about 1 5/8 inches wide. Excellent condition with one small loss to the goldtone finish on one of the green bangles, pictured but not noticeable at a short d...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1381401
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Fabulous early signed Monies shoulder sweeping modernist clip earrings in medium to dark brown horn, 1980s. Marked MONIES. The beads are hand knotted with matching thread. Great size -- 6.5 inches long. Excellent condition with some scratches on a few of the beads, which can be worn at the back, and is not noticeable at a short distance. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1381400
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Vintage unsigned Gerda Lynggaard Monies necklace in beige coconut shell with dark brown carved horn terminals and hook close. Not marked, as is common with Monies jewelry but this necklace in particular is very recognizable as Monies. 19 1/2 inches wearable length and about 3 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life. 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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371939
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Chic statement 1980s Stephen Dweck chunky statement necklace with large carved beads including gray agate, leopard jasper, citrine, smoky quartz, carnelian, carved horn, and Chinese or Japanese carved wood ojime style beads with stylized reptiles. Bronze clasp marked STEPHEN DWECK. Strung on thin flexible wire. 17 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371937
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Fabulous 1980s signed Monies torsade necklace with multi strands of coconut shell beads, with many attached drops in clear Lucite, pale yellow Lucite, carved coconut shell, carved wood, and also with natural seashell drops, with Monies signature style carved dark brown horn hook clasp. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES on attached metal tag. 16 inches wearable length and 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1371934
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Gorgeous huge signed Escada necklace in heavy shiny cast goldtone metal with fired enameled flower form drops in very pale green with small white center cabochons that feel like plastic. Marked ESCADA. This piece was issued in 1992. Weighty and substantial at 293 grams. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and the bib drops 3 inches. Excellent condition with some finish loss at the clasp only, from storage, pictured but will not be noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to sho...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1362911
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Beautiful vintage 1930s bib necklace in dark goldtone metal with festooned chains with solid metal drops with a cross hatched design, with hook clasp. Most likely French, based on quality and construction. Substantial and very well made. No missing elements. 18 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops about 1 5/8 inches. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1330323
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$165.00
Gorgeous unusual vintage 1970s Gerard Yosca four strand wired poured glass necklace with beads in green, yellow, red, and orange, with dark silvertone metal charms in Victorian revival style. Matching metal openwork foldover clasp. Marked YOSCA. 16 1/4 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325353
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Stunning unusual vintage probably 1970s modernist Machine Age style French or possibly German very big wired necklace with carved washed resin beads in black or very dark blue with a cream or beige underlay, with silvertone metal end caps and findings and large spring ring clasp. It is made like an older Art Deco necklace of the 1930s, and the clasp is an old fashioned thumb collar clasp but this piece is most likely 1970s Art Deco Machine Age revival, possibly made with earlier fin...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1325351
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Fabulous big statement Gerda Lynggaard Monies 11 strand necklace with variegated colors of small round horn beads with horn clasp. I am also listing a matching bracelet from the same estate. Not marked but guaranteed Monies. Many signed examples of this group of Monies jewelry, with matching clasps and beads, can be found online. Great size -- 24 inches wearable length at the inside strand and the center drops about 6 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enl...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1325346
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$195.00
Big statement vintage 1960s mixed metals copper with brass appliques and green onyx stones hinged bangle bracelet by Mexican maker Casa Maya. Marked MAYA MEXICO. With pin closure. The copper has a darkened decorative finish. The green cylindrical stones are held with bolts. 2 1/8 inches wide and 7 inches inside circumference. The inside diameters are 2 3/8 and 2 1/8 inches. The outside is in excellent condition; the inside has wear and scratching but this does not show when the piece...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325345
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Gorgeous heavy vintage 1970s very long French ball bead chain necklace with antiqued goldtone fluted beads with darker connectors. Continuous strand. 58 inches long. The beads are 1/4 inch. A statement on its own or great to layer with other sautoirs. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #1325336
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Sumptuous pair of very long faceted glass beaded vitrail iridescent finish necklaces, one in peacock or petrol blues and one in dark gunmetal silver, both from the same estate. (These petrol blues are a significant trend this year.) Hand knotted. With sterling silver clasps. 1970s. Great statement on their own or great to layer with other similar necklaces. Each necklace is 62 inches wearable length and the beads are 8mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325334
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Gorgeous vintage very long necklace in blue and green glass seed beads sewn in the style of early 20th century Wiener Werkstatte sautoirs, with long tassels with very big poured foiled glass beads in blue green, and large very detailed silvertone cast metal elements in leaf form motif. Probably later, circa 1970. 47 inches wearable length, not including the tassels, which are each 6 3/4 inches long. The large poured foiled glass beads are 1 1/8 inches by 7/8 inch. Excellent conditio...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1318843
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$225.00
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with shell heishe beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 26 inches long and 7/8 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1318842
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$125.00
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with onyx beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 19 1/4 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.