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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277849
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$545.00
Stunning statement vintage 1970s French necklace with five strands of poured glass beads in translucent jewel tones, marbled topaz, and opaque carnelian, with repousse flower decorated dark goldtone metal beads, chains, and openwork terminals with a French screw barrel clasp. Very weighty and substantial. Wearable length on inside strand is 30 inches and the center drops about 4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277848
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$545.00
Fabulous very weighty and substantial 1980s unsigned Yves Saint Laurent necklace in goldtone with five tiers of braided chains each centering a fixed brilliant Swarovski glass stone pendant in a different jewel tone and shape. With a heavy sculpted S hook clasp and sculpted terminals...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Rhinestone : Pre 1970 item #1277847
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$125.00
Very unusual beautiful vintage 1960s clip earrings with brilliant rhinestones set in goldtone metal, and turquoise Lucite molded curved elements simulating Persian turquoise. 3 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1277846
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$195.00
Chunky big statement making hinged bangle in matte goldtone with box slide clasp, in a basketweave design. Unsigned, but documented, by the late Italian designer Ugo Correani, who had his own label beginning in the 1970s, and also designed jewelry for Valentino, Fendi, and Versace, as well as Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Lacroix. Nice size -- 1 3/8 inches wide and inside diameters are 2 inches and 2 1/4 inches. Inside circumference is just under 7 inches. Excellent condition...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277844
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$295.00
Chic and versatile vintage 1980s very long necklace in dark bronze tone metal with links with ornate engraving, with smaller ornate links at the end tassels. French or Italian. Can be worn many different ways. 48 inches wearable length and the tassels are an additional 4 inches each. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277843
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$165.00
Big fabulous statement vintage 1970s Carol Dauplaise long necklace with large faceted opaque black glass beads and huge disk shaped translucent red briolette faceted beads held with dark brass chains. Marked DAUPLAISE at the clasp. Weighty and substantial. 33 1/2 inches wearable length. The red glass elements are just over 1 1/8 inches wide and 1/2 inch deep. Excellent condition with slight stretch to the string. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277839
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Gorgeous huge vintage 1970s three strand bracelet in antiqued goldtone metal with black openback unfoiled stones that feel like Lucite, held in ornate Byzantine style "cages." In the French style; I've seen Dominique Aurientis jewelry with this same type of motif and stone setting. Great size -- 2 3/8 inches wide and 7 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1277838
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$195.00
Very chic vintage 1980s runway size French necklace with large black and white Lucite disks on thick black silk braided cord, with ornate Etruscan style goldtone snap clasp. Not marked but it looks like the Yves Saint Laurent jewelry designed by LouLou de la Falaise in the 1980s. 18 inches wearable length and 3 1/8 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is lifesize. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1277837
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$195.00
Stunning huge statement vintage 1970s heavy chainmaille link bracelet in goldtone metal, with a push clasp. 2 3/8 inches wide at clasp and 8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277836
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$195.00
Stunning very very big 1970s signed Les Bernard tiered necklace in goldtone metal with Byzantine style and Roman style coins, dark silvertone beads, marbled amber Lucite beads, and transparent amber Lucite beads mounted in heavy ornate cast metal settings, with a large center cross pendant. With heavy ornate chains and hook clasp. The coins have a dark antiqued finish with touches of black. Marked LES BERNARD on the clasp and on the back of the largest coin. The Les Bernard company, now ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1277835
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$245.00
Big statement vintage circa 1970 signed Lanvin necklace with a large goldtone pendant with a silvertone center element, on a heavy goldtone chain with spring ring clasp. Marked LANVIN PARIS. The pendant is 3 1/8 inches long and the snake chain is 30 inches long. Excellent condition with some very slight loss to the goldtone finish at the edges of the pendant, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1277833
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$125.00
Beautiful 1980s clip earrings in goldtone metal with faceted glass crystals held in ornate wired settings. Marked POGGI PARIS. A shoulder sweeping 5 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1262738
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Chic early vintage Kenneth Jay Lane Chinoiserie style necklace in antiqued cast goldtone metal with a very detailed dimensional Chinese dragon with matching metal drops and green Peking glass drops simulating jade. The pendant slides along a matching chain with spring ring clasp. Late 1960s or early 1970s. Marked KENNETH LANE. Wearable length is 24 inches and the pendant drops 4 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1262737
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Glam huge statement early Kenneth Jay Lane nomadic style necklace in textured goldtone metal with a long drop with marbled red and white Lucite elements simulating red coral, with a matching goldtone drop at the end. Goldtone chain and hook clasp with extender. Late 1960s or early 1970s, marked KENNETH LANE. Great size -- wearable length is 20 inches and the extender adds another 3 inches. The center drops 7 inches. Excellent condition with a few very small spots of loss on the finish of the met...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1262736
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$245.00
Stunning vintage 1940s unsigned Miriam Haskell memory wire bracelet by early Haskell designer Frank Hess. Guaranteed Haskell Hess design, pictured on page 157 of "Miriam Haskell Jewelry" by Cathy Gordon and Sheila Pamfiloff. With slightly marbled opaque glass beads simulating salmon coral, strung on memory wire, with a center element with goldtone metal leaves set with tiny rhinestones. The center element is wired onto a clear plastic circle, per early Haskell construction documented in the book...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1258457
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Statement size late 1960s or early 1970s heavy necklace in cast goldtone metal in coral form links, with large pale pink Lucite cabochons simulating angel skin coral. Spring ring clasp. Great size -- 27 inches wearable length and the center drops 3 3/4 inches. Excellent condition. Slight discoloration of the glue on the backs of the stones, not visible when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1258452
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$225.00
Beautiful French necklace with large clear Lucite beads mounted in very ornate French stamped openwork dark silvertone metal in a Medieval style. Marked MONETTE OF PARIS on goldtone metal tag. With long extender chain with heavy small S shaped links. The Lucite beads are molded in traditional French shapes, including oblong melon and ruffle shapes. Continuous strand. 48 inches wearable length. The longest beads are 1 1/2 inches long. The large center bead is 1 inch in diameter. Excel...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1258451
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$95.00
Very chic mixed materials big clip earrings in dark silvertone metal openwork with large clear Lucite faceted drops. Probably French. Not marked but I am selling a signed French necklace by Monette Paris with the same stamped metal mountings, also with clear Lucite. 3 1/4 inches long and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail....