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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1292817
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$145.00
Beautiful unusual early vintage Art Deco necklace with graduated Bakelite beads in very very dark cherry amber color which appears black but shows dark red at the edges with a strong light behind it. The beads are strung on a silver chain which tests positive for low grade silver. With early spring ring clasp with a thumb collar rather than a thumb tab. The beads test positive for Bakelite with Simichrome...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1288579
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$125.00
Jet set chic heavy chunky vintage 1970s necklace in slightly matte goldtone metal with five cast metal drops, including three double sided faux Roman coins, and two tribal masks, on a double chain with foldover clasp. Wearable length is 18 1/2 inches and the center drops 1 7/8 inches. 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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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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1980 item #1277828
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$195.00
Beautiful vintage necklace, probably Italian, in sterling silver, with very ornate and well detailed two sided charms or drops in the form of Roman or Greek coins. Marked 925. It weighs 40 grams. 37 inches wearable length. The large drops are 3/4 inch wide and the small drops are 5/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255316
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$65.00
Glam 1980s tribal style drop clip earrings in dark antiqued goldtone metal with marbled amber Lucite drops and matching cabochons. With ornate nomadic style detail. 2 5/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255310
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$95.00
1980s tribal style drop clip earrings in matte goldtone metal with leaf form motifs with circles of opaque marbled Lucite simulating amber. Marked DAUPLAISE. Very well made in an opposing mirror image design...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1255308
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$125.00
Chic vintage 1970s heavy necklace in goldtone metal with a large sunburst pendant on a very long ornate double chain. The pendant has a glass cabochon simulating tiger eye. Marked GRAZIANO. Chain has a spring ring clasp. The pendant is 2 1/2 inches long with bail and the chain is 50 inches at one strand and 24 inches doubled as shown. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show det...
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 : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1255301
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$75.00
1980s clip earrings in matte goldtone metal with a hammered finish, with faux coin drops, in the barbaric/Byzantine style popularized by Chanel. 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #1255300
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$125.00
Excellent unusual modernist hand made studio bronze or brass necklace on a large round leather band. 1960s. The metal elements have very detailed translucent enameling in soft pink and blue green. Substantial and weighty and very well worked and finished. The bands at each end of the leather slide but stay in place when the necklace is worn. Hook clasp. 17 1/2 inches wearable length and 5/8 inch wide at the center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to sh...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1255299
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$65.00
Beautiful vintage bracelet in carved horn in soft variegated neutrals. 1970s. 1 3/8 wide and 2 9/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1980 item #1255292
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$125.00
Chic big statement set of three matching asymmetrical heavy Lucite bangle bracelets in ivory and black, all from the same estate. Seamless polished Lucite. 1970s or 1980s. Each is 1 inch wide at widest point, 5/8 inch thick, and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1252478
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Beautiful vintage circa 1940 or 1950 Native American screw back earrings with stunning spider web turquoise stones in sawtooth bezel settings. Not marked but test positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. 9/16 inch or 15mm wide and 5mm deep for the stone and setting only not including the backs. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1249202
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$445.00
Amazing huge vintage 1970s nomadic style pendant necklace with six strands of silvertone filigree wired beads with drops with opaque marbled Lucite beads in dark red, tortoise, and dark amber, with a large sculpted openwork framed hammered pendant. Hook clasp. Marked JAY FEINBERG. Stunning statement and pictures are not capturing it. 34 1/2 inches wearable length and the pendant is 5 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Metal is perfectly silvertone; other colors are reflection. Display...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1249201
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$75.00
Dark matte silvertone metal with sculpted finish and detailing. Marked OSCAR DE LA RENTA on the inside and on the clips. 1 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. 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...