Vintage Costume Jewelry presented by Fantasy Jewels
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All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #595235 (stock #maya82JG)
Fantasy Jewels
$385.00
The carving on this Maya purse is exquisite. Especially note the graceful motion of the woman's hand as she supports the child. Purse is 8" wide, 4 1/2" high and 2 1/4" deep. Chain is 42" end to end.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1940 item #589191 (stock #hobe22L86)
Fantasy Jewels
$325.00
Superb craftsmanship and quality materials give this Hobe piece the allure of real gemstones and gold. The crystals are faceted and clear backed. This brooch which converts to a pendant, is the essence of the fine work evident in old Hobe pieces. 1 3/4" long, including dangles and 1 1/4" wide.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #589167 (stock #maya79JHX)
Fantasy Jewels
$415.00
Maya used amber colored resin with graceful carved swirls in the creation of this purse. The oval medallion contains tiger eye, crystals and rhinestones. The antiqued bronzed metal chain has chunks of tiger eye, metal beads and faceted crystals. Purse is 8" wide, 4 1/2" high, and 1 3/4" deep. Chain is 44" end to end.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #589162 (stock #maya81JEX)
Fantasy Jewels
$345.00
This is Maya's luscious plum colored resin purse. Note the lacy carved overlay with its antiqued gold metal adornments, touches of gilt, smoky hematite, square faceted rhinestones, and crystals. Antiqued copper colored metal frame and chain. Purse is 7" wide, 3 3/4" high and 2 1/2" deep. Chain is 44" end to end.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #589156 (stock #maya 78JF)
Fantasy Jewels
$355.00
Maya uses carved flowers and leaves lightly dusted with gilt to enhance the rich olive color of the purse. Add to that bronzed metal beads, crystals and rhinestones and you have an elegant purse, good for day or evening wear. Purse is 7" wide, 3 1/2" high and 1 1/2" deep. Chain is 44" end to end.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #588849 (stock #maya77JC)
Fantasy Jewels
$310.00
Elegant and graceful looking, this Maya purse is charming. The carved butterfly design is on both sides of the purse while carved flowers adorn the resin top. Crystals and pearls are on both the purse and the silver metal-colored chain. Purse is 8" wide, 6" high and 3" deep. Detachable chain is 42" end to end.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #588840 (stock #maya80JI)
Fantasy Jewels
$420.00
Maya creates a sleek amber resin purse with swirls of black and small metal "buttons" resembling hobnails. Semi-precious stones, antiqued beads and crystals on detachable link chain that also can be worn as a necklace. Purse is 9" wide,4" high,1 1/2" deep. Chain is 44" end to end. Antiqued copper-colored metal frame.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 2000 item #571654 (stock #pat53&54)
Fantasy Jewels
$510.00
(necklace $385, earrings $125)
American designer Patrice has created this charming pair in natural stones and brass. The necklace is composed of yellow jade,Chinese amazonite and pearls (note the beautiful pearl in the ornate shell just above the dolphin pendant). The clip earrings are composed of Chinese amazonite and honey jasper. The necklace is 17" end to end and the pendant 2" in diameter. The earrings are 1" in diameter. They are priced separately.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #571116 (stock #carn27KBa)
Fantasy Jewels
$265.00
Elegant yet delicate, this Hattie Carnegie set with its all prong-set rhinestones glitters brilliantly. The hook closure on the necklace permits it to be worn as a choker or slightly longer for an equally charming look. necklace is 15" end to end and 1" wide, approximately. Clip earrings are 1" by 1/2". All pieces have the Hattie Carnegie plaque on the back. NOTE: see following picture for matching brooch.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #571099 (stock #carn27KB)
This brooch has sparkling clear and deep sapphire blue rhinestones, all prong set. Very three dimensional. Hattie Carnegie plaque on the back. 2 1/2" in diameter. NOTE: the preceding picture of necklace and earrings match this brooch.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #569402 (stock #bouch62JX)
Fantasy Jewels
$285.00
Beautifully crafted Marcel Boucher pin. Very three dimensional. Note the clear rhinestone collar that gives this little bird class and character. Gold plated. Says Boucher on back of tail feathers. Boucher series number also on back but is illegible. 3 1/4" long, 7/8" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #569122 (stock #pur102L70)
Fantasy Jewels
$245.00
Fabulous sassy pouch and totally intact, a major feat for a little purse that ancient! Large blue faceted beads, two levels of tiny silver bead fringe and an eight strand long tassel. Great lining and metal drawstring. Some lucky person danced the Charleston with this little purse swinging from her wrist. Diameter of purse fully opened 4 1/2", length of purse 5", length of tassel 2 1/2", wristband tightens automatically by metal drawstring to fit any size wrist.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #569107 (stock #pur108F)
Fantasy Jewels
$225.00
This purse was purchased from a very fine estate sale, and the quality of this Judith Jack purse reflects the sale from which it came. The marquisite (pyrite) is "grade A" mined in South America. The stones are hand set in sterling silver. The design and craftsmanship are superb. The lining repeatedly presents Judith Jack's name. The metal cartouche says "Judith Jack, made in Italy." Purse is 5 1/2" by 4 5/8". 1 1/2" front to back. Beaded chain is 11 1/2" end to end.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #551209 (stock #pur103k)
Fantasy Jewels
$425.00
Elegantly designed and of the finest leather, this Judith Leiber handbag is a classic. Center compartment sports a sassy, signed, gold-plated comb with its own pouch. That compartment has an open side pocket and a zippered one and has a clasp closure. The two open side pockets are great for carrying gloves, keys and the like. A beautiful, practical bag to use every day. As with all of our things this bag is in excellent condition. Its age is unknown to me but I suspect is an early Leiber, possib...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #547732 (stock #pur101JE)
Fantasy Jewels
$325.00
Sassy little pouch purse! This little guy is a charmer. Lovely leather and sleek and shiny ranch mink. The leather plaque on the interior zipper compartment says : made in Italy for Lord & Taylor, 100% mink. The lining ( in perfect condition just like the outside ) repeats over and over again: Paola del Lungo. Purse is 10" wide, 7 1/2" high, 3" side to side. The straps are 22" end to end.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #542900 (stock #smith2N)
Karen Smith, a contemporary American artisan, refers to herself as a "knotter of miniature tapestry adornments." She designs knotting patterns in washable nylon thread and integrates them with gemstones. This particular necklace is composed of a serpentine dragon carving with amethyst, turquoise, black onyx, jade and goldstone beads. It is hand signed Karen Smith '06 on the back. It is a remarkable and outstanding artwork! I measures 28" end to end (measured using the inside string of beads).
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #530125 (stock #shel10DX)
Fantasy Jewels
$125.00
A charmer! This whimsical bug looks like he has a sense of humor. American designer Rick Shelley created him in pewter and colorful glass beads. The wings move slightly and look like mother of pearl. He is a large bug measuring 5" from front to back, 3 1/2" side to side and is approximately 2" high.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #528889 (stock #maya74JGX)
Fantasy Jewels
$375.00
Maya frequently presents an oriental theme in her purses.This one is even more special than most. Under the resin surface is (quoted from Maya) "Special 'Geisha' painting by renowned painter: Art Zamora for Maya as signed." The front, and especially the back, of the purse are heavily carved/molded. The 46" chain features faceted citrine and crystal beads. Purse is 8 1/2" wide 5" high, 2" deep.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #528876 (stock #maya75JHX)
Fantasy Jewels
$400.00
The look of ancient ivory, antiqued copper-tone metal framing and antiqued gold plate chain, all these in Maya's lovely purse. Add to that jasper, citrine, and wood and metal beads and you have an artwork! Great to wear with jeans and also great with dress up. Note the flat back of the purse which makes it ride nicely against the body. Purse is 5 3/4" wide, 7" high, 2" deep. Chain is 46" long.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #528559 (stock #maya76JGX)
Fantasy Jewels
$375.00
Maya chooses a delicate turquoise color for her resin purse. The snake skin pattern is, in some areas, dusted with gold leaf. Note the ornate clasp with gilt butterfly and flowers which are accented with glittering rhinestones and crystals. The charming pendant is composed of crystals and piwa pearls. The chain, which can also be worn as a necklace, is gold plated with chunks of turquoise, crystals and gold colored beads. Chain is 44". Purse is 7" wide, 3 1/2" high, 2 1/2" deep.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #465691 (stock #hask208L84)
Fantasy Jewels
$1,250.00
SET
Elegant and extremely wearable is this set by Miriam Haskell. In the necklace there are chains with tiny links, and a chain with long links that carries the the jade colored glass beads and faceted crystals. The round center of the necklace is very intricately designed with multiple levels and all prong set tiny rhinestones and a gold plated leaf design. On both the necklace and the button clip earrings, the filigree work is gorgeous. The part of the necklace that goes around the neck and supp...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1970 item #462235 (stock #uns5286BX)
Fantasy Jewels
$185.00
Elegant and enormous, this unsigned gold plated brooch can also be worn as a pendant. The piece is very heavy and chunky. It is probably from the 1960's and may possibly be a Kenneth J Lane piece though it is not signed. 6 1/2" long and 4" wide.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #460979 (stock #maya72JH)
Fantasy Jewels
$395.00
Maya presents this beautiful golden color in her carved resin purse. The color is enhanced by the carnelian and onyx beads, and the faceted crystals and rhinestones, both on the purse and on the chain. The purse is 8" by 4 1/2" and 2" front to back. The chain is 44" end to end.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #457685 (stock #trif178L58)
Fantasy Jewels
$165.00
Large and elegant, this heavily gold plated Trifari feather brooch is wonderful! Surface of the brooch is convex which adds to its graceful design, and clear, sparkling rhinestones add to its sparkle. Length of the curved feather is 4 1/4". Width is 1 1/2". The brooch is signed Trifari and pat pend.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1970 item #456942 (stock #KJL6L28)
Fantasy Jewels
$185.00
Early Kenneth Lane necklace is signed KJL, Laguna. While the pearls are false, they have an amazing luster that gives them the look of real pearls. Beautifully strung and knotted, there are four shades of pearls: two shades of "black pearls", beige/pink colored pearls, and white pearls. The clasp is dome shaped set with pave rhinestones and is 1 1/2" long and 1" wide. The necklace end to end (including clasp) is 34".
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #454193 (stock #maya68I)
Fantasy Jewels
$210.00
Outrageous is the only word to describe these exotic, wonderful shoulder-duster earrings by Maya. Maya has used jet, carnelian, pearls, faceted glass beads and rhinestones in this creation. 6" long, 2" wide.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #454135 (stock #maya69DX)
Maya's chunky small-scale drop earrings composed of carnelian, faceted beads and rhinestones. Clip is 1 1/4" long, 1" wide, dangle is 1 1/2" wide.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #454128 (stock #maya67E)
Fantasy Jewels
$115.00
Maya's dangle clip earrings have colored rhinestones and genuine amethyst and carnelian, making a big splash against the antiqued metal. Glamorous and a little more conservative than a shoulder-duster! i 1/2" wide, 3 1/2" long.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #453499 (stock #maya70FX)
Fantasy Jewels
$145.00
A very unique bracelet! The pattern on the front is actual leaf bark from the Philippines. The bark is coated with acrylic. The black portion of the bracelet is made of tree resin, also from the Philippines. The bracelet pulls apart in two pieces so it can go over the hand easily. Front bark panel is 2 1/8" high, back is 7/8" high.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #453355 (stock #maya66G)
Fantasy Jewels
$150.00
Elegant and sophisticated, these Maya earrings will be noticed! Gold plated with sparkling tiny rhinestones, red faceted beads, and beads made of jet. There are nine strands, clip earrings are 4 1/8" long, 7/8" wide.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : Contemporary item #453092 (stock #maya64K)
Fantasy Jewels
$430.00
One of Maya's most elegant creations, this purse is a gem. Its resin base is enhanced with shimmering gold highlights and carved smoky flowers that are encrusted with faceted black and gray iridescent beads and smoky colored rhinestones. The 44" chain presents smoky topaz and crystal beads. Purse is 7" wide, 5" high and 2" deep.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : New item #453077 (stock #mY63JF)
Fantasy Jewels
$370.00
The carving in this rich brown resin purse by Maya is accented by warm rust colors with hint of gold, punctuated by tiny sparkling clear rhinestones. Note the sassy silk tassel and the 44" gold plated chain with its faceted beads and crystals. Purse is 6" by 3 1/2" and is 2 1/4" deep.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : New item #452911 (stock #maya65JH)
Fantasy Jewels
$395.00
A show-stopper purse to be sure. Maya uses amethysts and vivid rhinestones to accent the carved portions of this resin purse. Note the beautiful 44" chain. Purse is 8" wide, 4" high, and 2" deep.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : New item #452898 (stock #mayaTES)
Fantasy Jewels
$210.00
Maya also makes fabulous jewelry using semi-precious stones and pearls. Some small scale and some large like these 6" long earrings. To see Maya's jewelry go to our HOME PAGE and click on the CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY BUTTON. The work of other designers appears there also.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : New item #452681 (stock #maya61JGX)
Fantasy Jewels
$390.00
A charming purse design by Maya. Made of tree resin, it looks as if it is a combination of lizard and snake skin. The color combination is interesting and the resin is accented by copper metal. Note the sassy tassel and the elegant beads on the 44" chain that attaches to the purse. Purse is 6" high, 6 1/4" wide, 2" deep. Tassel is 5 1/2" long.
All Items : New Century : Fashion : Accessories : Purses : New item #452675 (stock #maya62JG)
Fantasy Jewels
$375.00
A lusterous acrylic surface on this sophisticated resin purse by Maya.The design, resembling snake skin, is actually leaf bark from the Philippines. Ornate chain has faceted semi-precious stones and crystals and can be detached and worn as a necklace. Inside of purse is done in a matte black to contrast with the sleek outside surface. Purse is 8" wide, 5" high, 2 3/4" deep. Chin is 44" end to end.