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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1297701
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$85.00
Gorgeous clip earrings in goldtone metal with brilliant Swarovski crystal rhinestones in square cut and round shapes, by the couture jewelry maker Jarin Kasi. Her work is sold in high end stores and frequently used in fashion editorial content in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Marked JARIN on the clip backs. Just under 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition with one tiny spot of loss to goldtone finish on one corner, not visible at a short distance. All stones are brilliant...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1297695
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Big vintage 1980s or 1990s signed Monies teardrop shaped clip earrings in clear Lucite. Marked MONIES on the backs. 2 1/4 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1297685
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$95.00
1980s or 1990s signed Monies modernist carved bone clip back earrings. Marked MONIES on the backs. 2 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1292910
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$75.00
Chic long vintage 1970s clip earrings in goldtone metal with black cabochon stones that feel like Lucite. 4 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #1262735
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Stunning early signed 1950s Miriam Haskell four strand necklace with opaque black glass beads in multi shapes, mounted in signature Haskell dark "Russian gold" dark goldtone metal caps, with hook clasp and wired extender chain. Marked MIRIAM HASKELL. Wearable length is 17 inches on inside strand and the center drops about 1 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. A few beads have miniscule flea bites from wear, not visible except under a loupe. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1249199
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Amazing vintage 1980s long necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies. Large carved round horn beads are hand knotted in a long continuous strand with two green hardstone carved huge beads, one oblong and one round. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES COPENHAGEN on attached round metal tag. 68 inches wearable length and the largest bead is 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1249165
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Stunning fabulous signed Miriam Haskell long necklace of large faux baroque pearls with a long pearl tassel, mounted in signature Haskell Russian goldtone metal. Marked MIRIAM HASKELL on attached metal tag and also on the Haskell trademark clasp. Clasp dates it to the 1970s. I am selling several other Haskell pieces from the same estate. The pearls are the famous Haskell Niki pearls, glass based and heavy with a beautiful luster...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1207641
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Classic collectible Chanel sautoir Gripoix glass and faux pearl necklace in an iconic Chanel color. Marked CHANEL 1981 with double C logo and copyright symbols, on attached round metal hang tag. With sections of five green faceted glass stones in open bezel settings spaced with baroque glass based faux pearls, all wired in goldtone metal. Continuous strand. Guaranteed authentic. 56 inches long and just under 1/2 inch/12mm wide. Excellent condition with one area of tiny loss to one pe...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1207450
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Glam 1980s hinged bracelet in cast goldtone metal with a rope form texture, with slide clasp. Marked V with a copyright symbol, for Valentino. Great statement on its own or stack tribal style with other bangles. Just under 3/4 inch wide. The tongue of the clasp is on a hinge. Inside circumference is 6 1/4 inches. Inside diameters are 1 7/8 inches and 2 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. The hinge has the slightest bit of give but this does not affect wearability and the clasp is tight. Disp...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1990 item #1167713
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Fabulous statement making early Karl Lagerfeld wide corset style belt in buttery super soft black leather, completely lined with pale beige leather, with a large dimensional center element in goldtone metal. Buckles in the back. Circa 1980. Marked KARL LAGERFELD MADE IN FRANCE on cloth label, and also marked CUIR VERITABLE MADE IN FRANCE on the leather lining. Sewn in pieces and curved so that the front dips slightly below waist level, and the back hits right at waist level. 2 5/8 in...
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1167705
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Classic Gucci double G belt buckle, 1970s, in goldtone metal. Marked with GUCCI ITALY and also marked with a patent number. A belt attaches with tiny screws which can be easily screwed and unscrewed with a tweezer tip or even a fingernail. 2 5/8 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches long. The opening for the belt is 1 1/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1141279
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Lovely vintage signed Schreiner necklace in dark goldtone metal with pale blue opaque milk glass stones and brilliant sparkling darker blue stones with flashes of pink. Circa 1970. Marked SCHREINER. 17 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1141263
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$85.00
Circa 1970 signed Cadoro necklace in goldtone metal with spring ring clasp. Marked CADORO. The beads are either terra cotta/ceramic or a very hard resin. 40 inches long and 7/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1123931
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Spectacular carved wood cuff bracelet by the contemporary artist Patricia Von Musulin, with dozens of tiny sterling silver dots inlaid into the surface of the wood. Marked VON MUSULIN. Just over 1 3/4 inches wide, 1/2 inch thick, and inside circumference is 6 1/8 inches, including the gap, which is 1 1/8 inches. This will fit a 6 inch or smaller wrist. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1076025
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Fabulous signed Gucci goldtone metal and guilloche enameled link long necklace which can also be worn as a belt. Marked GUCCI and MADE IN ITALY. Each link is also marked S in a lozenge shape. 1970s. An iconic vintage Gucci piece, these were also made in shorter (18 to 20 inch) but otherwise identical versions to be worn as necklaces only. The enameled links are slightly convex and curved. They alternate with heavy double twisted connecting rings. With a toggle close.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1069999
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Amazing statement size signed Coppola e Toppo bib necklace in silver finished oblong glass beads with round smoke gray margarita Swarovski beads at the end of each drop. Circa 1960. All beads are glass. Collectors will recognize this as an important book piece. With the signature Coppola e Toppo beaded end pieces mounted in silvertone metal and with an extender chain with goldtone rings and colorless beads. Marked MADE IN ITALY BY COPPOLA E TOPPO. All the beads have an iridescent fin...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1067470
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Vintage Chanel drop necklace in finely worked goldtone metal in the style of the Roman/Byzantine era primitive gold jewelry which was one of Chanel's many influences. Asymmetric design with a large drop and chains on either end terminating in a large spring ring clasp. Circa 1970. Marked CHANEL in block letters. I am also listing the matching earrings. Probably designed by Robert Goossens. The sections are curved slightly to conform to the body. About 17 inches wearable length. The cente...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1067469
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Dramatic large vintage Chanel clip earrings in finely worked goldtone metal in the style of the Roman/Byzantine era primitive gold jewelry which was one of Chanel's many influences. Circa 1970. Marked CHANEL in block letters. I am also listing the matching necklace. Probably designed by Robert Goossens. They lie flat and hug the ear and neck. 1 3/4 inches long and 1 7/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...