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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1330323
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$165.00
Gorgeous unusual vintage 1970s Gerard Yosca four strand wired poured glass necklace with beads in green, yellow, red, and orange, with dark silvertone metal charms in Victorian revival style. Matching metal openwork foldover clasp. Marked YOSCA. 16 1/4 inches wearable length and the center drops 4 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 #1325352
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$45.00
Chic 1980s minimalist articulated collar necklace in heavy cast silvertone metal. From the same estate as the similar Clara Kasavina necklace I am listing. 14 1/2 inches wearable length including the gap, and just over 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1325347
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Chic minimalist signed and dated articulated collar necklace in matte and shiny heavy goldtone cast metal with toggle clasp by the Clara Kasavina studio. Marked CLARA STUDIO, dated 1989 and signed MISHA. Dimensional design. The articulated ends allow it to lie gracefully on the neck. 17 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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 : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325345
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Gorgeous heavy vintage 1970s very long French ball bead chain necklace with antiqued goldtone fluted beads with darker connectors. Continuous strand. 58 inches long. The beads are 1/4 inch. A statement on its own or great to layer with other sautoirs. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1325340
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Chic couture bracelet with dark gray river stones, Chinese turquoise, and genuine amber free form beads, strung on leather, with toggle clasp. I am also listing the matching necklace from the same estate. 8 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1325339
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Chic statement size couture necklace with dark gray river stones, Chinese turquoise, and genuine amber free form beads, strung on leather, with toggle clasp. I am also listing the matching bracelet from the same estate. 25 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325337
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$85.00
Gorgeous vintage 1970s necklace with poured glass beads in blue and green, all wired in silvertone metal with a sterling silver clasp. With large and small round beads, and very large "ruffled" beads in blue and green together. 45 1/2 inches wearable length and the large beads are 1 1/8 inches by 1 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #1325336
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Sumptuous pair of very long faceted glass beaded vitrail iridescent finish necklaces, one in peacock or petrol blues and one in dark gunmetal silver, both from the same estate. (These petrol blues are a significant trend this year.) Hand knotted. With sterling silver clasps. 1970s. Great statement on their own or great to layer with other similar necklaces. Each necklace is 62 inches wearable length and the beads are 8mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1325334
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Gorgeous vintage very long necklace in blue and green glass seed beads sewn in the style of early 20th century Wiener Werkstatte sautoirs, with long tassels with very big poured foiled glass beads in blue green, and large very detailed silvertone cast metal elements in leaf form motif. Probably later, circa 1970. 47 inches wearable length, not including the tassels, which are each 6 3/4 inches long. The large poured foiled glass beads are 1 1/8 inches by 7/8 inch. Excellent conditio...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1318841
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$145.00
Gorgeous big statement vintage 1940s French wired necklace with very big faceted yellow topaz glass beads, ornate French filigree beads, and snake chains, with a matching link chain section at the back. Great on its own or layer with other similar sautoirs. 32 inches wearable length and 3/4 inch or 20mm at the beads. Excellent condition with some slight flea bites to some beads, not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1318839
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Fabulous very heavy and substantial early Anne Klein couture 1970s x stranded necklace with chain strung black glass slightly squared beads and round goldtone metal beads, with hook clasp with matching black glass stone in goldtone frame. Top couture quality. Marked ANNE KLEIN and with the Anne Klein lion logo on the attached metal tag. 18 1/2 inches wearable length, although it will fit closely because it is so thick, and about 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is lif...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1318835
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s modernist necklace, probably French, with hollow goldtone metal beads with fine detailing, strung on a fine chain in the French style, centered with a very large wired opaque foiled aqua and iridescent pink glass bead, and with a twist toggle clasp. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and 7/8 inch or 20mm at the center bead. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1318832
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$95.00
Beautiful heavy vintage 1980s long necklace with large and small glass based faux pearls and goldtone lobster clasp. Marked BEN AMUN on attached metal tag. Ben-Amun jewelry has been hand made in New York City since the early 1980s. Designer and founder Isaac Manevitz, a pioneer of the statement jewelry trend, has made jewelry for Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and Oscar de la Renta, among others. 47 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos en...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1318830
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Chic super heavy and substantial vintage 1980s curb or moto chain belt in shiny goldtone metal with two hooks for draping, in the style of the iconic Chanel chain belts. Also can be worn as a necklace. Great size -- 52 inches total length and 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1316673
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$85.00
Chic modernist 1970s French laminated Lucite bangle bracelet with a layer of black on the inside and a layer of cream or ivory on the outside, with geometric cutouts. The cut edges and the outer edges of the cream layer are a lighter cooler white, intentional and part of the design, as the edges are very uniform. In the style of Lea Stein jewelry. 1 1/4 inches wide and 2 9/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition with one small manufacturing flaw at on edge, pictured but not noticeable at ...