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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1258459
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$295.00
Stunning statement vintage late 1960s necklace by Mimi di Niscemi for Brania, with many strands of translucent and opaque resin beads, and a huge decorative box slide clasp with very unusual glass rhinestones, prong set in goldtone metal. Marked BRANIA...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1258457
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$175.00
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1258453
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$95.00
Chic vintage circa 1970 statement size necklace in silvertone metal in a modernist brutalist design, with a large center element with six drops and heavy matching chain links with spring ring clasp. Made from solid cast metal finished on both sides. The center is slightly curved to confom to the body. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 3/4 inches. Excellent condition. Metal is perfectly silvertone; pink or dark areas are reflection. Display form is life size...
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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1258450
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$65.00
Very glam, versatile, and easy chic vintage 1970s heavy necklace in shiny goldtone metal with six styles of chains in graduated lengths. The chains range from small to very large and chunky. Foldover clasp with decorative modernist terminals. Substantial and weighty. 28 inches long on inside strand and 38 inches on outside strand. The center drops about 5 to 6 inches. Excellent condition. No visible wear to metal finish. Display form is life size...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1255323
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$145.00
Gorgeous vintage 1960s necklace in goldtone metal with a large sliding pendant in the form of three jeweled fish, on a matching double long engraved chain with ornate terminals and foldover clasp...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1255321
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$125.00
Glam statement vintage 1970s necklace in shiny goldtone metal with large spherical pendant in dark blue in what feels like hard Lucite, with inset brilliant rhinestones in goldtone metal frames, with rhinestones along the bail. Oversized spring ring clasp on long matching chain. Chain is 36 inches long and pendant is 1 5/8 inches long with bail. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255317
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$145.00
Stunning vintage 1970s Judith Leiber very weighty and substantial Chinoiserie style goldtone metal belt with large round stations in green Lucite simulating jade, centered with very detailed and dimensional cast metal elements depicting Chinese dragons. Double chains linked together at regular intervals with thinner metal rings. Marked JUDITH LEIBER. Can also be worn asymmetrically as a necklace. For a small waist. Wearable length from the hook to the ring at the top of the drop end (wor...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1255313
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$95.00
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. 22 inches wearable length and the pendant is 3 1/...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255311
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$165.00
Luxe vintage 1970s Givenchy long sautoir necklace in shiny goldtone metal with horsebit style links overlaid with sliding rings, giving a great kinetic effect. With Givenchy logo on the terminal tag. Lobster clasp and extender chain. 41 inches wearable length and 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255309
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$95.00
Fabulous big statement vintage 1970s Vendome Etruscan or Egyptian revival necklace in goldtone metal with double chain, a large pendant with flower or leaf designs, metal drops with applied beads, and a fleur de lis pendant at the end of the extender chain. Marked VENDOME on the back of the pendant and on the hook close. The metal elements are solid cast metal and weighty. 23 inches wearable length and the pendant drops 5 1/8 inches long. Excellent condition. No visible wear to metal...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255306
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$95.00
Big statement vintage 1980s long drop clip earrings in matte goldtone metal with a hammered finish, in the barbaric/Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. 3 1/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1255302
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$95.00
Gorgeous 1980s long sautoir necklace with heavy glass based baroque faux pearls with a slightly textured finish. Goldtone lobster clasp. Weighty and substantial. 49 inches wearable length and the pearls are 10mm or 3/8 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1252481
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$95.00
Very big 1980s signed Givenchy modernist bangle bracelet in textured matte goldtone cast metal. The bracelet is made in an oblong slightly oval shape, with the Givenchy logo impressed as a decorative element on the outside. Marked GIVENCHY. Just under 1 1/8 inches wide. The inside diameters are 2 5/8 inches and 2 3/8 inches. Excellent condition. Two slight darker gold lines on the bracelet which are tiny flaws in the manufacturing of the plating and are not damage. Pictured but not noticeable at...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1252480
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$85.00
Fabulous statement size vintage tribal bohemian chic 1980s necklace by Brazilian designer Rose Benedetti. Very large wood beads with hand painted abstract safari style gold and black stripes and black glass beads with silvertone metal caps strung on heavy black fabric cord. Marked ROSE BENEDETTI on attached goldtone metal tag.Weighty and substantial. 33 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1249198
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$195.00
Circa 1990 four strand necklace with iridized poured glass beads, metal beads, and carved bone beads, all wired in dark brass tone metal with lobster clasp. Not marked but I have had signed French pieces with the same kinds of beads, glass, and construction. 20 inches wearable length on inside strand and about 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. One bead is missing toward the back, pictured but not not at all noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show de...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1249186
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Chic modernist very big goldtone metal mounted cream Lucite door knocker pendant on a long goldtone chain. Marked TRIFARI. 25 inches wearable length and the pendant is 2 3/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...