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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1255313
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$65.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255289
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$100.00
Chic vintage 1970s Givenchy necklace in shiny heavy goldtone metal with a round pendant with fired black enameling with G logo initials, on matching goldtone chain. With textured goldtone metal and logo initials on the back. With Givenchy logo metal tag at lobster clasp. 17 inches wearable length and the pendant is 2 inches long with bail. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1249168
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$145.00
Fabulous vintage 1960s couture quality necklace with prong set frosted satin glass stones in marquise, pear, and emerald cut shapes, and large and small round colorless stones. The metal is goldtone with a silvertone finish on the back. 17 1/2 inches wearable length and just over 1 1/4 inches wide. Heavy for a rhinestone necklace at 72 grams. Drapes beautifully. Excellent condition. All stones are bright and much better than the pictures. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1244620
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$95.00
Early necklace of very finely detailed hand painted porcelain beads, with a black ground painted with white, green, blue, and tiny accents of orange or oxblood. Dark goldtone filigree box slide clasp. Hand knotted with dark blue thread. Circa 1930. The beads may be older. The beads are 11mm. Wearable length is 24 1/2 inches. 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1229202
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$145.00
Fabulous early circa 1940 bracelet in dark brass tone metal with large "Peking" glass green cabochons in ornate prong settings, with box slide clasp with Deco geometric detail. Czech or possibly French. Weighty and substantial. It weighs 97 grams. 1 3/8 inches wide and 7 1/8 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1207632
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$145.00
Vintage long necklace of graduated opaque green glass beads simulating malachite stone, round and cylindrical stamped dark goldtone metal beads, and small goldtone sculpted spacer beads, all strung on a fine dark goldtone chain with matching screw barrel clasp...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1207470
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$145.00
Amazing statement size unique cuff bracelet in translucent gray Lucite with impressed very big brilliant strass rhinestones. Not marked but couture quality and very weighty at 125 grams. 1970s or 1980s. Great size -- 2 inches wide and 3/8 inch thick. Inside diameters are 2 1/2 inches and 2 3/8 inches. Inside circumference is 8 inches including the gap, which is 1 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1119777
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$45.00
Lovely 16 strand necklace of opaque glass beads simulating turquoise, lapis lazuli, and coral, with translucent gold glass beads. Heavy goldtone slide clasp. 19 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 : Contemporary item #1117892
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Very glam statement size contemporary Italian art plastic long bib necklace in clear Lucite with opaque white Lucite, and silvertone findings, strung on a thin black rubber cord. From an estate. One drop is marked FORME SPAZIO CIGOLA. This company makes jewelry and decorative objects from plastic. Wearable length is up to about 22 inches. The center drops 7 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1078461
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$195.00
Beautiful circa 1990 clip drop earrings by Yves Saint Laurent, with stylized heart shaped elements in rich goldtone "molten" metal and brilliant glass stones in two shades of blue. Marked YVES SAINT LAURENT and MADE IN FRANCE. Nice size -- 2 3/8 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #985407
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$195.00
Stunning statement bangle in opaque black resin decorated with soft clear plastic threads "stitched" through the resin. Unattributed, but probably European. Circa 1980 or 1990. I am selling a very similar bangle in orange resin. This is a big piece and best worn over a long sleeved sweater or T shirt, or pushed up the forearm stacked with other bangles. 1 1/4 inches wide (sideways) and 3/4 inch thick. The inner inside diameter is 2 5/8 inches and the outer inside diameter is 3 inches. Ex...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #948644
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$145.00
Fabulous classic mid 1960s silvertone drop clip earrings with a solid metal ball studded in prong set stones, suspended from a clip with a prong set navette stone. These are probably French based on the very high quality construction. They have the same construction as the signed French Simone Edouard earrings I have listed. I am also listing a similar pair of earrings from the same estate. 2 3/4 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #828528
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$125.00
Chic Kenneth Lane resort necklace in a tribal chic style. 1970s or 1980s. Marked KENNETH LANE. Large heavy engraved goldtone metal elements are spaced with engraved metal beads and resin faux coral disk shaped beads. Screw barrel clasp. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #761017
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$195.00
Fabulous heavy vintage Bakelite bangle in true black (did not start out as another color). Tests positive for Bakelite and guaranteed vintage and original. 1930s. Deeply carved in a classic Art Deco bubble motif. 1 inch wide, just under 1/2 inch thick, and standard 2 1/2 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1980 item #653231
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$45.00
Charming vintage layered plastic figural brooch in white and dark pink with painted detail, in the form of a sailor. This is a French piece; several are pictured in the 2003 edition of "Plastic Jewelry" by Lilian Baker, with updates by Ginger Moro and Karima Parry. This piece is 1960s or 1970s. From a Baltimore estate.

Nice size -- 3 inches long by 1 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...