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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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1207441
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Very glam statement size 1970s clip earrings in goldtone metal in the form of snakes, with ornate detailing, in solid cast metal and with heavy snake style chains connecting the cast elements. Also with large prongset topaz stones which feel like Lucite. Marked with a maker's mark which looks like an EZ, and also numbered 155. 4 1/4 inches long and 3/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail...
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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1141263
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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. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1067457
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Luxurious and weighty Lagerfeld bracelet with large baroque glass based faux pearls, and a slide clasp in matte goldtone metal with a dark topaz poured glass stone. Circa 1990. Marked KL. Pearls are an important trend in jewelry this season. Nice size -- 1 1/2 inches wide at clasp and 8 inches long. Pearls are 20 mm or 3/4 inch wide. Excellent never worn condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life-size. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1063926
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Beautiful earrings in classic MATL style. By Matilde Poulat of Mexico City. Circa 1950. Marked MATL in script, 925, and MEXICO, and both earrings are marked with eagle 129, which is the correct number. The screwbacks, which are original, are marked ALPACA, which is of course a white metal alloy. With detailed baroque wirework, tiny turquoise cabochons with beautifully aged green color, and pyramidal amethysts. 1 1/2 inches long and just under 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. One ame...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1063919
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Lovely brooch in the form of a winged insect. Marked 925 STERLING MADE IN MEXICO, and with a maker's mark consisting of a conjoined J and F. Unknown maker but this mark is listed in "The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks" by Bille Hougart. Circa 1940. Beautifully executed in glowing colors with the same guilloche enameling technique used by the Margot de Taxco workshop. This piece and most of the other Mexican silver I have listed came from one long time collector's e...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1037207
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Fabulous 1980s season 23 signed Chanel long sautoir with green poured glass Gripoix stones and brilliant colorless strass stones. Stones and settings are double sided in classic Chanel style. The strass stones have quilt form decoration on the sides of their settings. The chain links have very decorative detailing as well. With oversized spring ring clasp and fob type clasp, so it can be connected in different configurations. Great for layering with other long necklaces.I am listing...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1037205
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Fabulous 1980s season 23 Chanel long sautoir with blue poured glass Gripoix stones and brilliant colorless strass stones. Stones and settings are double sided in classic Chanel style. The strass stones have quilt form decoration on the sides of their settings. The chain links have very decorative detailing as well. With oversized spring ring clasp and fob type clasp, so it can be connected in different configurations. Great for layering with other long necklaces. I am listing a long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1037202
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Statement size clip earrings with the rarely seen signature Craft, a high end maker active in the 1970s and 1980s. Marked CRAFT. In matte goldtone metal with faux coral cabochons, tiny faux pearls, and black glass cabochon stones. 3 1/4 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail....