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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1381726
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Fabulous early signed Kenneth J. Lane clip drop earrings in dark goldtone metal with marquise green poured glass stones and rhinestones, with three strands. All stones are prong set. Late 1960s, with the early mark K.J.L., with a period after each initial. 3 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #1381725
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$245.00
Gorgeous 1960s signed Schreiner bracelet in dark silvertone metal with three rows of glass stones in many shades of blue and green, including poured glass cabochons and faceted stones, some with aurora borealis finish. All stones are prong set, some with the distinctive "dogtooth" prongs which were also used in jewelry by French designer Countess Cissy Zoltowska. Some stones are also openback and unfoiled. The slide clasp has a stone as well. Marked SCHREINER NEW YORK. 7 1/2 inches wearable leng...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1381722
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$55.00
Lovely vintage 1980s chandelier pierced earrings in silvertone metal filigree with rhinestones at the top posts. I am also listing these same earrings in goldtone metal, from the same estate. Great size -- 3 3/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1371755
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s Philippe Ferrandis statement size butterfly form clip earrings in goldtone metal with huge blue and green glass stones, openback and unfoiled. Marked PHILIPPE FERRANDIS PARIS. With original Nieman Marcus card, and most likely never worn. From an estate with a large quantity of 1970s through 1990s couture jewelry, most never worn. Top couture quality and beautifully made in an opposing "mirror image" style. 1 1/2 inches by 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1371754
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Stunning vintage 1970s modernist collar necklace in sterling silver with a large genuine rock crystal quartz stone. Marked ALTON SWEDEN 935 STERLING (935 is actually a higher silver content than sterling, which is of course 925). Great statement from all angles. Easy to slip on and off. Inside circumference/wearable length is about 17 to 18 inches, including the gap, which is 2 inches. The rock crystal stone and setting is 3/4 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371753
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s torsade necklace with multi strands of glass based faux pearls, and a fabulous toggle clasp in heavy sterling silver with pave gold marcasites. Not marked but the metal tests positive for sterling silver with jewelers acid. Very substantial at 137 grams. Wearable length is 17 inches. Excellent condition and appears rarely or never worn. From an estate with a large quantity of 1970s through 1990s couture jewelry, most never worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged t...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1371752
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$95.00
Beautiful 1980s French long sautoir necklace with glass beads, glass based faux pearls, and large molded and decorated Lucite beads, wired in dark goldtone metal with foldover clasp, in a Renaissance revival style. Not marked but characteristically French. I have had some very similar necklaces marked Monette France. 37 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1371751
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$95.00
Beautiful vintage 1980s Christian Dior clip earrings in goldtone metal with very big "headlight" brilliant Swarovski rhinestones framed in black fired enamel. Marked CHR DIOR. Beautifully made in an opposing "mirror image" design. 7/8 inch long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1369009
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s signed Chanel long sautoir necklace in heavy cast goldtone metal with lozenge shaped stations and double sided stations set with hexagonal brilliant strass rhinestones, with chains, and oversized spring ring clasp. The lozenges and strass stations are made in signature Chanel matelasse, or quilt, pattern. Marked CHANEL MADE IN FRANCE with Chanel logo on the rolled logo cartouche. Heavy and substantial. The quilt pattern stations are solid cast metal. 35 inches wearable len...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1950 item #1368948
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$195.00
Gorgeous vintage 1940s or 1950s French five strand bracelet with glittering pink faceted glass bezel set open back unfoiled pointed back stones and glass based faux baroque pearls mounted in goldtone metal with an early oversized spring ring clasp with a thumb collar rather than a tab. Excellent condition with two small losses to two pearls, pictured but not noticeable when worn. Slight wear to the goldtone finish at the clasp is also pictured but again not noticeable when worn. Display form is ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1368942
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Gorgeous huge vintage 1980s couture necklace in black and frosted translucent Lucite with a center bead with brilliant strass rhinestones. Probably Italian. Side clasp. Great size -- 40 inches long and 1 1/8 inches at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1368939
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$95.00
Beautiful statement size vintage 1980s wide bracelet with orchid pink poured glass beads strung on fine silvertone chains and mounted in silvertone metal with decorative stations, spacer beads, and slide clasp. Possibly French. 1 1/2 inches wide and 7 3/4 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1362863
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Gorgeous vintage 1980s four strand torsade necklace mounted in heavy cast slightly matte goldtone metal with iridescent polyhedron glass beads in a violet purple blue color that changes from warm to cool depending on the light. With Givenchy logo on metal tag at the terminal. Hook clasp. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1362861
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$95.00
Gorgeous 1980s set of three identical Givenchy beaded necklaces with polyhedron iridescent glass beads that change color from violet purple to blue, based on the light, and glass based cocoa brown faux pearls, all hand knotted, with Givenchy logo metal tags at the lobster clasps. Each necklace is 28 1/2 inches wearable length and 3/8 inch wide. Worn clasped together as a continous strand as shown, the total length is a whopping 85 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photo...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1357843
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$125.00
Stunning vintage 1980s signed Kenneth J. Lane large brooch in the form of a star, in heavy matte goldtone metal with amazing big headlight size brilliant glass stones, probably by Swarovski. Marked KJL. I've attached it as an enhancer to a vintage 1970s pair of very long chunky "paper chain" style big necklaces in goldtone metal with spring ring clasps. The necklaces are included with the brooch. The brooch is 3 1/2 inches by just over 3 1/8 inches. Each is 60 inches long and 1/4 inch wide. Wei...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1356929
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$165.00
Fabulous very big statement size necklace with genuine lapis lazuli beads slightly graduated, hand knotted with blue thread, and with embedded gold hook clasp. Vintage, probably a handmade studio piece. The lapis is gemologist verified. The clasp tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The beads are a gorgeous subtle dark variegated gray blue with veils of silver and gold pyrite adding sparkle and shimmer. Very heavy at 486 grams/17 ounces. Great size -- the center largest bead is 23mm...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1356336
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Stunning statement 1980s cuff bracelet in translucent pale yellow Lucite with a sculpted finish, with a huge free form shaped pale yellow green Swarovski crystal faceted stone simulating citrine, set in a goldtone metal bezel. Marked DANIEL SWAROVSKI. 1 5/8 inches wide by 1 inch deep, and the inside circumference is 6 1/4 inches including the gap, which is 1 1/8 inches. It fits a six inch wrist comfortably with some room to slide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged t...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1349047
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$175.00
Two gorgeous glam necklaces from the same estate, in opaque black faceted glass, one a continuous strand hand knotted with matching thread, and one a continuous strand long flapper necklace with an oversized tassel with a dark silvertone filigree cap. The tasselled necklace is 48 inches long and the tassel is an additional 6 inches long. The single continuous strand is 70 inches long and the beads are 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.