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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301137
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$145.00
Huge statement wide vintage 1970s bracelet in antiqued cast goldtone metal with panels connected by fine chains, with granulated decoration in a paisley motif, in Etruscan or tribal style, with a box slide clasp. Great size -- 2 3/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1301136
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$345.00
Gorgeous big statement vintage 1970s or earlier Santo Domingo Native American necklace with large graduated turquoise nuggets spaced with small shell heishe beads, and with heishe beads at the ends, and with small silver wire hook clasp. It weighs 191 grams. 25 inches wearable length and the largest bead is 1 3/8 inches wide. Excellent condition with some discoloration of the turquoise stabilizing material on a few beads toward the ends, not noticeable at a short distance...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1301134
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$95.00
Amazing big heavy vintage 1970s or 1980s necklace with graduated beads in dark amber Lucite spaced with matte goldtone round beads and with a matching goldtone lobster clasp. The beads alternate between more opaque and more translucent. There are groups of matching faceted beads toward the ends of the necklace. 34 inches wearable length and the largest beads are 1 1/8 inches wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1301132
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$125.00
Stunning very big vintage 1960s round slightly domed brooch in goldtone metal with prong set brilliant topaz and colorless rhinestones in different shapes, marked MADE IN AUSTRIA. Great size -- 3 1/8 inches in diameter. Excellent condition and all stones are brilliant. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297706
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$625.00
Stunning very big signed Monies bib drop necklace in wood with a gold finish, strung and hand knotted on black leather, with asymmetrical drops, and a toggle close. Late 1980s or 1990s. Marked MONIES. From the same estate as the other Monies pieces I am listing. Great size -- 19 inches wearable length and the drop is 6 inches. Excellent condition...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297699
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Huge statement 1980s or 1990s unsigned couture Lucite necklace with large shaped beads hand knotted with blue silk cord and lobster clasp. From the same estate as the Monies Lucite earrings and necklaces I am listing. 21 1/2 inches wearable length and 1 1/2 inches by 1 1/8 inches at center. Most of the beads are very slightly champagne in color; one or two are slightly pinker. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
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 : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1297692
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1980s or early 1990s unsigned carved horn necklace by Gerda Lynggaard for Monies Copenhagen, with five strands of oblong flat beads and a large heavy toggle clasp...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1297691
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$65.00
Vintage 1990s signed Barrera large clip earrings in heavy goldtone metal with a beautiful antiqued hammered finish. Marked BARRERA. By Jose and Maria Barrera for the couture collection which is sold in high end stores such as Nieman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. 1 1/4 inches long, 1 1/2 inches front to back, and 3/4 inch side to side. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1297688
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$125.00
Great statement vintage 1970s Etruscan style necklace with faux ivory resin beads and heavy cast goldtone mountings, with a large pendant with lion heads and bead drops. Not signed but the style and quality of Les Bernard and KJL jewelry. Spring ring clasp. 24 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 1/2 inches. Excellent condition with two beads with small manufacturing flaws, toward the clasp of the necklace, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is...
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 : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1294681
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$345.00
Fabulous luxe big statement 1980s French long sautoir necklace in antiqued slightly matte goldtone metal with double link chain, faux Byzantine coins, double sided, and large poured resin beads in pale yellow and pale lavender, simulating barbaric carved citrine and amethyst stone beads. Marked JACKY DE G PARIS on metal tag. The beads have cast metal ornate caps in the same style as the coins. Continuous strand with no clasp. Long enough to be worn doubled as shown. Substantial at 133 gr...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1294680
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Big statement size 1980s Napier articulated bracelet in slightly matte heavy cast goldtone metal with a hammered effect finish, in the form of rounded studs, with foldover clasp. Marked NAPIER on the back of the clasp and on each end on the back. Substantial at 124 grams. Great size -- 1 7/8 inches wide and 7 inches wearable length. Excellent condition and appears never worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292918
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$375.00
Stunning very big and heavy 1980s French bracelet in cast goldtone metal in a rope form, with hollow charms in the form of hazelnuts (noisettes) and acorns, with toggle clasp. From France. With construction and elements which are found on Chanel jewelry. Great size -- width with large charms is 2 3/8 inches and wearable length is about 9 inches, which is needed because of the width and thickness of the links. Excellent condition with one small spot of finish loss on one small charm, not noticeab...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1940 item #1292914
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From the same estate, a gorgeous pair of green poured glass necklaces with graduated beads simulating Indian moghul emeralds, with early box clasps. 1930s, French. The glass beads are made by Gripoix. Shorter necklace is 15 3/4 inches long and longer necklace is 18 1/2 inches long. Drop for the two is about 2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1292912
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$195.00
Stunning big and heavy vintage bracelet in cast silvertone plated metal, in the form of linked chains, with large pale silvery blue Rivoli inverted rhinestones. From France. Foldover clasp. Weighty and substantial. Wearable length is 7 1/2 inches and width is 1 5/8 inches. Excellent condition with very slight loss to silver plating in one or two spots, and very slight darkening around edges to the two end stones, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1292910
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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 : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1292814
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$45.00
Fabulous vintage 1970s or 1980s sculptural modernist carved dark wood bangle bracelet in the style of Monies jewelry. Carved in a saucer shape with a decorative opening on one side. Very finely finished and polished. Great size -- 1 3/8 inches wide and 3/4 inch thick. Inside diameter is 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...