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All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1381482
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$145.00
Chic signed Ben Amun heavy couture tribal style bib necklace in matte slightly antiqued silvertone metal with many ornate large and small drops. Marked BEN AMUN on the end of the extender for the lobster clasp. 20 1/2 inches wearable length and 3 1/2 inches wide at center. Excellent condition with all elements present. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1381407
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Gorgeous vintage circa 1990 signed Ciner leopard form hinged bangle bracelet in shiny goldtone cast metal with black enameling, green poured glass stones as eyes, and clear rhinestones. Marked CINER. With hinged spring, slide clasp, and safety catch. 1 1/8 inches wide at widest point, 3/4 inch thick, and inside diameters are 2 3/8 inches and 2 inches. Excellent condition with no losses to enamel and no visible wear to goldtone finish. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1381402
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$95.00
Set of seven vintage heavy enameled goldtone metal bangle bracelets, 1980s, four in translucent gold color enamel, two in opaque green enamel, and one in opaque brown enamel. The bangles have very detailed rope form decoration. Top couture quality. Each is just under 1/4 inch wide, 2 1/2 inches inside diameter, and grouped together they are about 1 5/8 inches wide. Excellent condition with one small loss to the goldtone finish on one of the green bangles, pictured but not noticeable at a short d...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1381401
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Fabulous early signed Monies shoulder sweeping modernist clip earrings in medium to dark brown horn, 1980s. Marked MONIES. The beads are hand knotted with matching thread. Great size -- 6.5 inches long. Excellent condition with some scratches on a few of the beads, which can be worn at the back, and is not noticeable at a short distance. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1381400
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Vintage unsigned Gerda Lynggaard Monies necklace in beige coconut shell with dark brown carved horn terminals and hook close. Not marked, as is common with Monies jewelry but this necklace in particular is very recognizable as Monies. 19 1/2 inches wearable length and about 3 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1381394
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$45.00
Kenneth Lane pierced earrings in slightly matte goldtone metal with a hammered design, in a tribal style. With attached paper hang tag marked KENNETH LANE COUTURE COLLECTION. From an estate. I am also listing a similar necklace from the same estate. Great size -- 3 5/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371937
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$295.00
Fabulous 1980s signed Monies torsade necklace with multi strands of coconut shell beads, with many attached drops in clear Lucite, pale yellow Lucite, carved coconut shell, carved wood, and also with natural seashell drops, with Monies signature style carved dark brown horn hook clasp. Marked GERDA LYNGGAARD MONIES on attached metal tag. 16 inches wearable length and 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1362911
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Beautiful vintage 1930s bib necklace in dark goldtone metal with festooned chains with solid metal drops with a cross hatched design, with hook clasp. Most likely French, based on quality and construction. Substantial and very well made. No missing elements. 18 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops about 1 5/8 inches. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1357048
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$195.00
Chic big statement vintage 1960s or 1970s necklace with marbled translucent Lucite chain with drops and beads in different colors of Lucite simulating amber, and filigree beads, chains, and mesh in dark goldtone metal, with oversized spring ring clasp. Painted detail on the center drop. Probably French based on the materials and design. The drops along the sides are arranged in an asymmetrical but balanced design. Great size -- 18 1/2 inches wearable length and the center drops 6 1/2 inches. Exc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325353
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$165.00
Stunning unusual vintage probably 1970s modernist Machine Age style French or possibly German very big wired necklace with carved washed resin beads in black or very dark blue with a cream or beige underlay, with silvertone metal end caps and findings and large spring ring clasp. It is made like an older Art Deco necklace of the 1930s, and the clasp is an old fashioned thumb collar clasp but this piece is most likely 1970s Art Deco Machine Age revival, possibly made with earlier fin...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1325351
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$295.00
Fabulous big statement Gerda Lynggaard Monies 11 strand necklace with variegated colors of small round horn beads with horn clasp. I am also listing a matching bracelet from the same estate. Not marked but guaranteed Monies. Many signed examples of this group of Monies jewelry, with matching clasps and beads, can be found online. Great size -- 24 inches wearable length at the inside strand and the center drops about 6 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enl...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1325346
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$195.00
Big statement vintage 1960s mixed metals copper with brass appliques and green onyx stones hinged bangle bracelet by Mexican maker Casa Maya. Marked MAYA MEXICO. With pin closure. The copper has a darkened decorative finish. The green cylindrical stones are held with bolts. 2 1/8 inches wide and 7 inches inside circumference. The inside diameters are 2 3/8 and 2 1/8 inches. The outside is in excellent condition; the inside has wear and scratching but this does not show when the piece...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1318843
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$225.00
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with shell heishe beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 26 inches long and 7/8 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1318842
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$125.00
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with onyx beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 19 1/4 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1316689
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$495.00
Spectacular very big Monies Gerda Lynggaard long sautoir necklace with oblong horn beads dyed in a faux tortoise pattern, and hand knotted in a continuous strand with black thread. Circa 1990. Not marked but with original Monies dust bag. Long enough to wear tripled as shown. Stunning statement great for day to evening. Great size at 84 inches long. The largest bead is 4 inches long. Excellent condition. One bead has very slight age related surface lines, not noticeable when worn. Display form i...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1316684
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$95.00
Beautiful vintage 1970s very big studio modernist necklace with hand made glazed ceramic beads strung on black silk cord. The beads are glazed in muted silver, gunmetal gray, rust, brown, and green, some with shiny surfaces and some with matte surfaces. Great size -- 28 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide. Excellent condition with no losses to beads and some slight age related crazing on some of the beads. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1301133
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Chic vintage 1980s tribal style French necklace with a very dimensional goldtone metal mounted pendant with leopard jasper stone and faux amber fluted Lucite, on a soft dark brown wool cord with matching goldtone metal terminals and a spring ring clasp with an extender chain ending in a peach color faceted glass bead. Marked FABRICE PARIS. Wearable length is 19 inches and the pendant drops 2 inches and is 7/8 inch deep. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged ...
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. The Les Bernard company, now ...