Fabulous signed Siman Tu torsade necklace with twelve strands of oblong pale green chrysocolla beads terminating in large circular elements in rhodium plated silvertone metal set with variegated small round genuine turquoise stones, with a hook clasp and a matching extender chain set with a turquoise stone. Siman Tu couture jewelry was hand made in his New York atelier in the 1990s and 2000s and was sold in top department stores and boutiques. This piece is from an estate. It weighs 255 grams. W...
Gorgeous big vintage 1980s signed Dominique Aurientis clip earrings in goldtone metal with glass based faux baroque pearls and prong set brilliant strass rhinestones. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. 1 7/8 inches in diameter. Excellent condition with a few minimal flea bites not noticeable at a short distance. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Fabulous runway statement Ben Amun bib necklace in dark silvertone metal with faceted glass beads in gray and iridescent/metallic finished black, with a centerpiece set with large glass faceted stones in very pale lemon yellow/gray and opaque black. Lobster clasp. Marked BEN AMUN on the back and also marked BA on the tab of the extender chain. 20 inches wearable length and the center drops 3 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Gorgeous heavy big statement 1980s or early 1990s cuff bracelet in shiny goldtone metal with black Lucite cabochons. With spring hinged opening. This is an unsigned Kenneth J. Lane piece. Signed examples can be found online, and many KJL pieces were and are unsigned. 2 inches wide and the inside circumference is 6 1/2 to 7 inches. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Big statement signed Ben Amun heavy Lucite bangles in black and fuschia or magenta pink. Both are marked BEN AMUN. Great size -- the black bangle is just under 1 5/8 inches wide at widest point and 5/8 inch thick and 2 5/8 inches inside diameter. The magenta bangle is 7/8 inch wide and 3/4 inch thick and 2 7/16 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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.
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.
Fabulous vintage 1980s Jose and Maria Barrera signed bracelet with matching necklace, both from the same estate, in goldtone metal with heavy very flexible snake chains, in a modernist design. The bracelet is marked BARRERA on both ends. The necklace is not marked but the snake chains match the bracelet exactly in size, weight, and color, and again, these two pieces are from the same estate. The bracelet has a pin slide close and the necklace has a hook close with a decorative flower form cover ...
Gorgeous big statement 1980s necklace in soft goldtone metal with wired deeply textured balls and very ornately detailed bamboo form oversized hook clasp with decorated chain and decorative tab. All surfaces of the elements very finely finished and detailed. The elements are hollow and made in segments. The piece is weighty and substantial at 191 grams. French, based on the design and construction. Great size -- 19 inches wearable length on inside strand and 2 inches wide. Excellent condition. D...
Gorgeous huge signed Escada necklace in heavy shiny cast goldtone metal with fired enameled flower form drops in very pale green with small white center cabochons that feel like plastic. Marked ESCADA. This piece was issued in 1992. Weighty and substantial at 293 grams. 16 1/2 inches wearable length and the bib drops 3 inches. Excellent condition with some finish loss at the clasp only, from storage, pictured but will not be noticeable when worn. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to sho...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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 ...
Gorgeous very heavy and substantial vintage 1980s bracelet in cast goldtone metal, with articulated links and foldover clasp, in a modernist style. It has a slight curved shape to allow it to drape properly on the wrist. It weighs 163 grams. Great size -- 2 inches wide and 7 3/4 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Chic minimalist statement size 1980s or earlier couture necklace in black Lucite with polished large beads and a matte solid bib collar, with a dark goldtone slide clasp. 21 inches wearable length adn the center drops 2 3/4 inches. Excellent condition with some very minimal marks on the matte collar, pictured but not noticeable at a short distance. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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.